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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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XXXX-tinct

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

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Watch and Learn: The Harlem Shake

I’ll admit that, when it comes to pop culture — dance, film, music, etc. — I’m not always on top of it. But, as a general rule, I know enough to separate the real from the memes. So, I was … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on Streets Dept:
(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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Cynwyd Station and the Lower Merion Historical Society — A Good Fit

I came across this Plan Philly posting recently about efforts to restore the old Cynwyd Station . It’s a cool, collaborative project in Lower Merion that, when completed, would be the beginning of a Cynwyd Heritage Trail, eventually linking to … Continue reading

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Fiscal Reform in Philly

An eye-opening piece by Patrick Kerkstra in PlanPhilly. Fiscal reform in Philadelphia faces a taxing problem

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