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Philly.com
Restaurants offer workers healthy lifestyle optionsburgeoning fast-casual chain, works yoga into its offerings for its internal st
Restaurants offer workers healthy lifestyle options
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
burgeoning fast-casual chain, works yoga into its offerings for its internal staff, hosting regular Vinyasa classes in its Fishtown headquarters. They're led by chief brand officer Jen Denis, who also organizes regular Center City "run clubs"... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Bowling, Dine-in Theater Coming to Fishtown Complexit will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue
Bowling, Dine-in Theater Coming to Fishtown Complex
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
it will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue along with a nearby movie theater. Fishtown is steadily becoming an entertainment capital in its own right in Philadelphia. There's the recent opening of... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Complex to Bring Bowling, Dine-In Theater to Fishtownit will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue
Complex to Bring Bowling, Dine-In Theater to Fishtown
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
it will add a night club and a boutique bowling establishment in the same venue along with a nearby movie theater. Fishtown is steadily becoming an entertainment capital in its own right in Philadelphia. There's the recent opening of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fishtown: A little history, a little shopping, lots of funRiver, She didn’t necessarily care what kind of fish she caught – or if she ca
Fishtown: A little history, a little shopping, lots of fun
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
River, She didn’t necessarily care what kind of fish she caught – or if she caught any. She and her family just like Fishtown, a unique community where the Leland River pours into Lake Michigan. It’s a working commercial fishery, a collection... Read more
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Philly.com
Competitive ax-throwing is now a thing you can do in KensingtonThe difference is, ax-throwing sounds a lot cooler than saying, 'I'm going bowl
Competitive ax-throwing is now a thing you can do in Kensington
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
The difference is, ax-throwing sounds a lot cooler than saying, 'I'm going bowling tonight.' " Alan Holmes, 30, of Fishtown, brought his father, Gary Johnson, 60, of Norristown. Holmes had encountered the game while in Toronto for a... Read more
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Philly.com
The Interview: Philly's PiperWai team: Out of the 'Shark Tank' into the famesuch a satisfying feeling to support yourself and other people with something w
The Interview: Philly's PiperWai team: Out of the 'Shark Tank' into the fame
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
such a satisfying feeling to support yourself and other people with something we created from scratch in our kitchen in Fishtown. Q Anything that stinks about Philly? Edelstein: Trash day. Trash collection in my neighborhood is kind of a mess... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Vinyl Record Day: Dust Off Your Turntables!through Amoeba's at some time," Petrusich says. amoeba.com Philadelphia Record
Vinyl Record Day: Dust Off Your Turntables!
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
through Amoeba's at some time," Petrusich says. amoeba.com Philadelphia Record Exchange This small store in Philly’s Fishtown neighborhood is a great place for treasure hunting, stocking 78 records and cassettes, along with LPs. "They have... Read more
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Philly.com
Democrat donkey deal smacks of nepotismtake his son, Jesse, around the bases with him. Maybe there was no collusion. B
Democrat donkey deal smacks of nepotism
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
take his son, Jesse, around the bases with him. Maybe there was no collusion. But Jesse Rendell, co-owner of Scavify, the Fishtown company that produced and supplied the scavenger hunt app, acknowledged that his father "was aware of our business."... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly Clout: A chip off the old DNC credentials has 'chilling effect'suspicious on the back of his Secret Service-issued pass. Albasi, publisher of
Philly Clout: A chip off the old DNC credentials has 'chilling effect'
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
suspicious on the back of his Secret Service-issued pass. Albasi, publisher of Spirit News, a local paper based in Fishtown, noticed a slightly raised square indicating something inside the hard plastic. "I went full-on paranoid mode:... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Thieves Chop Down Tree to Steal Bike: OwnerA recent bike theft in Fishtown has one owner scratching his head. Leigh Mcken
Thieves Chop Down Tree to Steal Bike: Owner
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
A recent bike theft in Fishtown has one owner scratching his head. Leigh Mckenzie told NBC10 he usually locks his bike up at the tree across the street from his house on Frankford Avenue near Susqehanna. Thursday morning, he woke up to find it had... Read more
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Philly.com
Navigating Philly as a stubborn blind runnerand his guide, Rodney Russen, usually start at the Comcast Center, where McAvoy
Navigating Philly as a stubborn blind runner
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
and his guide, Rodney Russen, usually start at the Comcast Center, where McAvoy works, and run to the meeting point of the Fishtown Beer Runners. For the two toned city dwellers, it’s a quick 3-mile warm-up. Navigating through the city has become... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly bagel spot tops Bon Appétit's 'Best New Sandwiches in America' listIf you’re looking for the best new sandwich in America, look no further than Fi
Philly bagel spot tops Bon Appétit's 'Best New Sandwiches in America' list
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
If you’re looking for the best new sandwich in America, look no further than Fishtown. Editors Julia Kramer and Andrew Knowlton raved about the lox sandwich, which consists of cured salmon, cream cheese, cucumber, tomato, and red onion on your... Read more
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Philly.com
Fishtown entertainment hub will bowl you overBruce Frank returns with an innovation of his own. He has named his new busine
Fishtown entertainment hub will bowl you over
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
Bruce Frank returns with an innovation of his own. He has named his new business Revolutions, opening at month's end in Fishtown's Penn Treaty Village development. You can call Revolutions an MVE - industry term for a multi-venue entertainment... Read more
18d
Philly.com
Roxborough: A bullseye for families, businesses, and Targetsaid the number of families moving into Roxborough made it ideal. Shop owners a
Roxborough: A bullseye for families, businesses, and Target
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
said the number of families moving into Roxborough made it ideal. Shop owners are seeing the same thing, too. "I looked in Fishtown, Port Richmond, South Street, and Girard Avenue for a site, and this was the most affordable," said Arizona... Read more
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Philly.com
From Superfund site to 'Awesometown'"Awesometown" was the right name for its 14-home, mixed-income development lyin
From Superfund site to 'Awesometown'
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
"Awesometown" was the right name for its 14-home, mixed-income development lying between Moyer and East Thompson Streets in Fishtown. But Postgreen Homes, which had been "doing interesting things in the neighborhood," in the words of New Kensington... Read more
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Philly.com
Lured to Philly and slammed with massive tax hikeis more than triple that. The most extreme increases happened in neighborhoods
Lured to Philly and slammed with massive tax hike
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
is more than triple that. The most extreme increases happened in neighborhoods like Center City, Graduate Hospital, and Fishtown. Seems fishy. More than fishy: This abrupt move is pure bait and switch. Philadelphia has found a way around the... Read more
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The Temple News
Truth to Power: Exhibiting awareness and breeding discussionof buildings undergoing gentrification, Leshko has used his surrounding environ
Truth to Power: Exhibiting awareness and breeding discussion
The Temple News / Posted 21 days ago
of buildings undergoing gentrification, Leshko has used his surrounding environment一the transitioning neighborhood of Fishtown一to question consumer culture and wastefulness. “It’s such a straightforward metaphor maybe it’s not even one: the... Read more
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Philly.com
Fishtown pizza truck: Slices on the moveor music-festival circuits. Instead, it operates more like Mister Softee, its b
Fishtown pizza truck: Slices on the move
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
or music-festival circuits. Instead, it operates more like Mister Softee, its bell ringing as it tools around Fishtown's knitted, narrow blocks, stopping at corners to dispense water ice, milk shakes, and carnival-style pizza baked... Read more
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Philly.com
Tinder at the DNC: I tried to pick up delegates and this is what happenedlife. At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, I was very much alive, covered in a thin layer o
Tinder at the DNC: I tried to pick up delegates and this is what happened
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
life. At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, I was very much alive, covered in a thin layer of perspiration, and crying on the street in Fishtown. Somehow, all the events in my life had culminated in this moment where I — surrounded by people I had met only... Read more
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Philly.com
Man pleads guilty to beating Fishtown block captain to deathOne of the two people accused of beating a longtime block captain in Fishtown t
Man pleads guilty to beating Fishtown block captain to death
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
One of the two people accused of beating a longtime block captain in Fishtown to death has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder. James Cheever, 51, of Port Richmond, also pleaded guilty Monday to charges of conspiracy, robbery and possession of an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bayelsa As a Culture and Tourism Haventhe Atlantic Ocean via the major rivers such as San Bartholomew, Brass, Nun, Ra
Bayelsa As a Culture and Tourism Haven
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
the Atlantic Ocean via the major rivers such as San Bartholomew, Brass, Nun, Ramos, Santa Barbara, St. Nicholas, Sangana, Fishtown, Ikebiri Creek, Middleton, Digatoro Creek, Pennington and Dobo. The major towns in Bayelsa State are Yenagoa,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Charles Krauthammer: What is Hillary's campaign about - exactly?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
Charles Krauthammer: What is Hillary's campaign about - exactly?
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 23 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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Philly.com
Krauthammer: What is Clinton's campaign about?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all its exaggeration, how
Krauthammer: What is Clinton's campaign about?
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white, working-class town created statistically (and named after the Philadelphia neighborhood) by... Read more
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Minot Daily News
What's the case for Hillary?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
What's the case for Hillary?
Minot Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sanders’ backers still a thorn in Dems’ sidebut actively wishes I would leave and never come back,” said Kate Snyder, 27, a
Sanders’ backers still a thorn in Dems’ side
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
but actively wishes I would leave and never come back,” said Kate Snyder, 27, a Democratic delegate from Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood who supported Sanders. Snyder said there's nothing Clinton can do to win her vote in November. She's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hillary’s crucial unanswered question: Why is she running?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
Hillary’s crucial unanswered question: Why is she running?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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OregonLive.com
What's the case for Hillary? Charles Krauthammerfor offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
What's the case for Hillary? Charles Krauthammer
OregonLive.com / Posted 26 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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Orange County Register
What's the case for Hillary?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
What's the case for Hillary?
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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Philly.com
Tinder at the DNC: I tried to pick up delegates and this is what happenedlife. At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, I was very much alive, covered in a thin layer o
Tinder at the DNC: I tried to pick up delegates and this is what happened
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
life. At 10 p.m. on Wednesday, I was very much alive, covered in a thin layer of perspiration, and crying on the street in Fishtown. Somehow, all the events in my life had culminated in this moment where I — surrounded by people I had met only... Read more
27d
Philly.com
Students Run Philly Style launches 'Race to College' seriesand has taught her the importance of teamwork and motivating others to do well.
Students Run Philly Style launches 'Race to College' series
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
and has taught her the importance of teamwork and motivating others to do well. The students’ running leader, Liz Coda, of Fishtown, will also be participating in the college races. "A lot of the students come from families where no one has gone... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Charles Krauthammer: What’s the case for Hillary?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
Charles Krauthammer: What’s the case for Hillary?
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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The Mercury News
Krauthammer: The case for Hillary Clinton is thinfor offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
Krauthammer: The case for Hillary Clinton is thin
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When will Hillary Clinton let us in on why she's running for president?for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration,
When will Hillary Clinton let us in on why she's running for president?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
for offering a dark, dystopian vision of America. For all of its exaggeration, however, it reflected well the view from Fishtown, the fictional white working-class town created statistically by social scientist Charles Murray in his 2012 study... Read more
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Philly.com
That time John Street slammed a reporter ...tales. The theme of the DNC-inspired story slam was "Inside the Political Machi
That time John Street slammed a reporter ...
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
tales. The theme of the DNC-inspired story slam was "Inside the Political Machine." About 100 people showed up at the Fishtown bar and music venue. Storytellers were judged on a "five-minute true story about your experience with politics."... Read more
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The Morning Call
Getting the Punch Line right in Philly: With city's 1st comedy club in a decade, Live Nation hopes to hit right size, audienceeven before LiveNation opened its new music venue, the $30 million, 2,500-capac
Getting the Punch Line right in Philly: With city's 1st comedy club in a decade, Live Nation hopes to hit right size, audience
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
even before LiveNation opened its new music venue, the $30 million, 2,500-capacity Fillmore Philadelphia, in the city’s Fishtown section in October, plans already were under way to add the city’s first new major comedy club in more than a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Punch Line Philly: Philadelphia's first new comedy club in a decadeentertainment." LiveNation opened a new music venue, the $30 million, 2,500-ca
Punch Line Philly: Philadelphia's first new comedy club in a decade
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
entertainment." LiveNation opened a new music venue, the $30 million, 2,500-capacity Fillmore Philadelphia, in the city's Fishtown section. Before that October opening, plans were underway to add the city's first new major comedy club in more than... Read more
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Billboard
The Roots MC Black Thought's Philly Insider Tips on How Turn It Up for the Democratic National ConventionTheater of the Living Image, which is another Philadelphia staple." Ishkabibble
The Roots MC Black Thought's Philly Insider Tips on How Turn It Up for the Democratic National Convention
Billboard / Posted 30 days ago
Theater of the Living Image, which is another Philadelphia staple." Ishkabibble's, 337 South St.; TLA, 334 South St. "The Fishtown neighborhood and the area around Second Street and Gerard are both great, with nice clubs, cool bars, amazing... Read more
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Fortune
How Two Women Selling Deodorant Won Big on ‘Shark Tank’they started to draw pay. Within a few months, the duo shifted production to a
How Two Women Selling Deodorant Won Big on ‘Shark Tank’
Fortune / Posted 30 days ago
they started to draw pay. Within a few months, the duo shifted production to a community kitchen, Greensgrow Farm, in Fishtown, Pa., where the deodorant was handcrafted, and jars were filled with a pastry piping bag–300 containers at a time of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pitt grad nimbly shoulders Democratic National Convention hosting dutiesfrom the politics — from the bistros and art spaces in revitalized former indus
Pitt grad nimbly shoulders Democratic National Convention hosting duties
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
from the politics — from the bistros and art spaces in revitalized former industrial, working-class neighborhoods such as Fishtown and Kensington, to the shuffleboard, bocce, cold craft beers and fresh barbecue at Center City locations such as... Read more
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The Mercury News
Death of A's farmhand Sean Murphy remains a mysteryMurphy came from Philadelphia, he always identified himself by neighborhood, no
Death of A's farmhand Sean Murphy remains a mystery
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
Murphy came from Philadelphia, he always identified himself by neighborhood, not the city. He told people he was from Fishtown. "People in California don't know about Fishtown," Ray Murphy said. "It's an area in Philadelphia, it's been here... Read more
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Philly.com
Ed Rendell's son seals DNC donkey dealdirector of the host committee, may have also played a role in selecting Scavif
Ed Rendell's son seals DNC donkey deal
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
director of the host committee, may have also played a role in selecting Scavify. Jesse Rendell, who co-founded the Fishtown company, explained to us how Scavify is used for employee training and college orientation, turning relatively... Read more
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Philly.com
Beyond Pat's and Geno's: Straight-up advice on where to eat in Phillythe cosmopolitan dining scene that we've become with star chefs, BYOBs, gastrop
Beyond Pat's and Geno's: Straight-up advice on where to eat in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
the cosmopolitan dining scene that we've become with star chefs, BYOBs, gastropubs, and hot restaurant neighborhoods like Fishtown and East Passyunk. But when it comes to Philly's most iconic foods, the pride in our old traditions still runs deep.... Read more
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Philly.com
Beyond Pat's and Geno's: Straight-up advice on where to eat in Phillythe cosmopolitan dining scene that we've become with star chefs, BYOBs, gastrop
Beyond Pat's and Geno's: Straight-up advice on where to eat in Philly
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
the cosmopolitan dining scene that we've become with star chefs, BYOBs, gastropubs, and hot restaurant neighborhoods like Fishtown and East Passyunk. But when it comes to Philly's most iconic foods, the pride in our old traditions still runs deep.... Read more
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USA Today
Vinyl lives! 10 great record stores for a musical treasure huntthrough Amoeba's at some time," Petrusich says. amoeba.com Philadelphia Record
Vinyl lives! 10 great record stores for a musical treasure hunt
USA Today / Posted 1 months ago
through Amoeba's at some time," Petrusich says. amoeba.com Philadelphia Record Exchange This small store in Philly’s Fishtown neighborhood is a great place for treasure hunting, stocking 78 records and cassettes, along with LPs. "They have... Read more
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USA Today
Rieder: Philly ready for close-up with Democratshas a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning population of Millennials, a great dining
Rieder: Philly ready for close-up with Democrats
USA Today / Posted 1 months ago
has a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning population of Millennials, a great dining scene, lots of revitalized neighborhoods (Fishtown, Northern Liberties, the amazing explosion of restaurants on Passyunk (pronounced Pashyunk) Avenue in South Philly),... Read more
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Philly.com
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNCcarried on a creatively restless career for decade. 20. “Pretty Pimpin’,” Kurt
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
carried on a creatively restless career for decade. 20. “Pretty Pimpin’,” Kurt Vile. Genius mellow rock vibes from hirsute Fishtown songwriter’s 2015 b’lieve I’m goin’ down. 21. “La Loose,” Waxahatchee. Standout pop tune from Ivy Tripp, from Katie... Read more

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