Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Yo, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nutter: Stop Messing with Our City’s Future

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(Image via Fight for Philly) Fund our schools… Fund Our Schools… FUND OUR SCHOOLS!

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“Councilmanic” Privilege in Philadelphia Planning/Zoning, or, It Doesn’t Take Long For a Newer Councilman to Go Old-School Philly

A brief note about the title of this post: The second half, referring to [mostly] an older (and well-known) era of cronyism in Philadelphia is my own, and was in no way written in the piece or endorsed by Plan … Continue reading

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Inside Philly’s Abandoned Tastykake Factory with Ruin Porn

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(photos by Ruin Porn) Tastykake Co., the beloved Philly brand (whose Butterscotch Krimpets my dad has been eating for breakfast for about as long as I can remember, and) who are now located in South…

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The remains of the Forum on Market Street, Philadelphia’s XXXXtra special movie theater.

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For Educators, Parents, Students and Others: Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

Thanks to Raising My Rainbow for this great information. Philadelphia area educators, parents, students, and anyone else interested in making schools safe for LGBT kids, this might be the conference for you. Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming … Continue reading

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Inside the Late Edison High School, Philadelphia’s Forgotten Castle

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(Photos by Ruin Porn) I recently stumbled across my potentially greatest Instagram find ever – @RuinPorn, a stunning array of Urbex pictures of abandoned Philadelphia. (Urbex stands for ‘urban exploration,’ if you were wondering!) Over…

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