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: Macy’s Christmas Pageant of Lights
Neighborhood: Center City
Address: 1300 Market or Chestnut Streets
I am: Associate director of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership. I grew up in Europe but moved to Philly after college and never left and never will.
Current Home, Cedar Park, West Philly
Years in Philly: 21
(photo by Heather)
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!