Favorite Spot: Passyunk Fountain
Neighborhood: E. Passyunk
Address: Intersection of Passyunk Ave and Tasker Street
I am: Central PA transplant, travel guru, and comedienne. Sex & Relationships expert on The Pincushion Podcast
Years in Philly: 2 In the City, 5 in the ‘burbs.
Current Home: Newbold/Bella Vista
FDR park is an underused gem in the city. I mean, look at how beautiful this is. Who would know that it existed right across the street from the stadiums?
Editor’s note: The interns of Campus Philly share their most loved Philly spots and experiences as students in the City of Brotherly Love.
Rachel McDevitt, Temple, 2013
Favorite spot: Anywhere under the lights
Neighborhood: Passyunk Square
I am: a student, a writer, an observer, a biker, an imagined traveler, an Austen admirer, and a Fitzgerald fanatic
Years in Philly: 2 1/2
Current home: North Philly
Favorite Spot: Biking 18th Street
Neighborhood: primarily South Philly/Point Breeze
Address: Passyunk to the Parkway
I am: Over-analytic, coffee-shop-hopping homebody techie/journalist/organizer.
Years in Philly: 7
Current Home: Point Breeze/not Newbold
Favorite spot: 9th Street (Italian Market)
Neighborhood: Bella Visita
Address: The blocks of Ninth Street between South Street and Reed Street, in my book at least
I Am: Editor at Table Matters who hails from Mayfair but has put down roots for keeps in Passyunk Square
Favorite Spot: Broad Street at Bainbridge (during the Mummers Day Parade)
Neighborhood: Center City
I am: a native of the Philadelphia suburb of Lansdale, a home brewer, music lover, and friend to amazing people.
Years in Philadelphia and burbs: 31
Current Home: Queen Village
Favorite Spot: Broad Street and then Two Street on January 1st
Neighborhood: Center City and then South Philadelphia
Address: Approximately Broad and locust and then 2nd street south of Washington Ave
I am: An architect, a good listener, and a human. Also, I like to write things sometimes. And draw, I draw too.
Years in Philly: I was raised in South Jersey. I spent my youth walking the streets of Philadelphia. I have lived in Philadelphia, proper, for 5 years.
Current Home: Fairmount
Favorite Spot: Wells Fargo Center (Flyer’s Games)
Neighborhood: Sports Complex, South Philly
Address: 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
I am: Brian Lipstein, CEO and Founder of Henry A. Davidsen: Master Tailors & Image Consultants
Years in Philly: Born and Raised
Current Home: Manayunk
Favorite Spot: LoMo, a little corner of South Philadelphia
Neighborhood: South Philadelphia
Address: Snyder to Oregon, 8th Street to Broad Street
I am: I’m a legal aid lawyer, who’s living in (and loving) South Philadelphia. I’m also on the board of my neighborhood civic association, the Lower Moyamensing (“LoMo”) Civic Association.
Years you have spent in Philly: 11 years
What neighborhood do you currently live in: LoMo, of course!
Favorite Spot: The Back Alley Mosaics of Isaiah Zagar
Neighborhood: South Philly
Address: Throughout South Philadelphia, mostly in Bella Vista, Hawthorne and Queen Village
I am: A photographer, editor and writer with a focus on food and drink and a love of design.
Years in Philly: Eight years
Current Home: Bella Vista