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In South Philly, Subtly Staking Territory

In South Philly, Subtly Staking Territory

December 14, 2011  |  Vantage

Exploring the shopping center architecture of Vietnamese Washington Avenue > more

Jefferson’s Monticello On The Schuylkill

Jefferson’s Monticello On The Schuylkill

December 9, 2011  |  Vantage

Eager to escape the crowded city and yet unwilling to give up political influence on the direction of the new nation—and the world—the third president settled on the east bank of the Schuylkill at Grays Ferry > more

Rina Cutler Wants Us To Think Big

Rina Cutler Wants Us To Think Big

December 6, 2011  |  Vantage

The city's deputy mayor for transportation on old and new Philadelphia, city-SEPTA relations, City Hall station, the fare system, bus shelters, subway lines, and why America cities are losing > more

“Philly Feels Like Home”

December 2, 2011  |  Vantage

Lane Savadove, the sage behind the magnetic theater company EgoPo, talks about looking for a place to belong and finally finding a home in Philly, from ditching New York (twice!) to being stranded after Hurricane Katrina > more

Beachcombing By The Airport

Beachcombing By The Airport

December 1, 2011  |  Vantage

Beachcombing near Philadelphia International Airport, with musings on the origins of whiskey bottles, cold cream jars, and the original Delaware River shoreline > more