Author: Jake Blumgart
Jul 19

Soak up the sun at next-gen beer gardens

Outdoor drinking venues are popping up all over Philadelphia. We've got a full report from three of the city's most spectacular beer gardens: one in the clouds, one that recalls our industrial past and one always stays on the move.

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May 17

Rebirth in Midtown Harrisburg

This evolving neighborhood has been drawing in young professionals, artists and historic preservation fanatics since at least the 1970s. In recent years, the number of entertainment and culinary options -- from breweries to art galleries to coffee shops -- has boomed, while the boundaries of the neighborhood have pushed ever outwards.

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Oct 23

Jenkintown's commercial heart makes a comeback

This tiny borough outside Philadelphia is benefitting from broader urban trends towards walkability, independent businesses and unique restaurants. Jenkintown's success reviving its town square and adjacent corridors bodes well for the region as a wh

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Jun 5

Day-tripping on the Doylestown/Lansdale line

Many of Philadelphia's inner-ring suburbs are recapturing that Main Street magic -- their resurgent downtown districts feature cool bars, creative dining and plenty of charm. To explore, all you need is a SEPTA ticket and an open mind.

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