Philly Love Notes Gift Guide

Hello friends and Philly-lovers, Time for the first Philly Love Letters Gift Guide! With some help from you, I put together a completely non-comprehensive list of amazing things being done right here in the city (or right outside). This only scratches the surface of the cool stuff being made here. There are always tons of great markets and small businesses to support (like Amalgam Comics, Philadelphia Independents, Yowie, and Omoi Zakka). And of course, one of the best gifts of all -- donating money, time, Read more

Giving Back 2017

Oh this year. Time to buckle down and do what I can to give back. Like last year, I'll be donating all of the profits from the map sales to local nonprofits from Thanksgiving through Giving Tuesday. That means that your purchase of a map will help to support all of the following organizations: Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory, Marian Anderson Historical Society, SEAMAAC, Red Paw Relief and Students Run Philly Style (more about the nonprofits below). Last year we raised Read more

#whyilovephillyarts Launches

It's official, the first #whyilovephillyarts, featuring Sean Martorana, is now live! Check out the prints below and purchase one of the 30 limited edition prints online. This is the first collaboration that aims to build a body of Philly-specific art across a variety of mediums for people to purchase with 100% of the profits going to the artist (along with a full commissions and licensing Read more

David Goodman

Love Note #180: Wizard World Philly is how Dave Goodman marks the coming of summer

David Goodman
Favorite Spot: Wizard World Philadelphia
Neighborhood: Center City
Address: The Convention Center

I am: A writer/artist/geek who is a regular contributor to a number of different blogs and passionate about the city of Philadelphia. You can usually find me at my blog, on Twitter (@phillyguydave) or reading comic books.
Years in Philly: My whole life
Current Home: The suburbs (don’t judge me)

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Love Note #158: It took 158 love letters, but David Goodman has finally written one about cheesesteaks

David Goodman
Favorite Spot: Jim’s Steaks, South St.
Neighborhood: Center City/South Philly
Address: 400 South St.

I am: A writer/artist/geek who is a regular contributor to the blogs Geekadelphia and The Quarter Bin, as well as my own blog. I spend way to much time reading comic books and… well, that’s about it.
Years in Philly: My whole life
Current Home: The suburbs (don’t judge me)

(All photos by Krystal Barber from Mote Studios)

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Love Note #117: Look at your town in a whole new light as you drive over the Walt Whitman Bridge (by David Goodman)

David Goodman
Favorite Spot: The view at night from midway across the Walt Whitman Bridge
Neighborhood: South Philly

I am: A writer/artist/geek who is a regular contributor to the blogs Geekadelphia and The Quarter Bin. I also spend entirely too much time reading way too many comic books.
Years in Philly: My entire life
Current Home: The suburbs (their not as bad as you might think)

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