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Philly museums offering free admission for the Parkway 100 kick-off

The Barnes, the Franklin Institute, and more are free or pay what you wish on September 8.

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Free things to do in Philly over Labor Day weekend

From boat rides on the Schuylkill to free admission to museums, there’s plenty to do and see if you’re sticking around Philly for the long weekend.

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The best places to see the solar eclipse in Philly

From viewing parties to great vantage points, you’ll want to camp out at one of these places to witness the partial solar eclipse.

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13 great starter homes for sale in Philly

Priced at or below the average home price in Philadelphia, these homes are not too big, not too small—they’re just right.

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15 projects set to transform the Delaware River Waterfront

Big changes are coming to the Delaware River waterfront.

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15 of Philly's shortest historic streets, mapped

Philly is known for its many charming side streets, but which of them offer the shortest stroll? We found out.

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The 10 tiniest condos for sale in Philly

You can live right on Rittenhouse Square and have a great view—in a 439-square-foot studio. Plus, nine other small-footprint condos for sale in Philly.

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Philly's 15 most expensive homes for sale right now

From a raw 47th-floor penthouse by City Hall to a $16-plus million dollar home in Society Hill with just two bedrooms, these jaw-dropping homes come with the biggest price tags in the city.

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Philly’s top 10 places for crying in public, mapped

Perfect for both exhibitionist criers and meek weepers alike, we’ve compiled a list of public spots to let out a good wail from the chaotic comfort of Reading Terminal Market to the private solace in the depths of the Navy Yard.

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Mapping the 30 high-rises under construction in Philly

It seems like the Philly skyline changes almost daily, with plenty of cranes rising and towers being topped off. This map may help wrap your head around the mind-boggling amount of construction that's taking place throughout the city.

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14 American Revolution sites to see in Philadelphia

We've compiled 14 important sites of the American Revolutionary War, from the only standing fort in Philly to the many historic homes that hosted our founding fathers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Happy Fourth!

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10 lovely Trinity homes for sale in Philly

Here are 10 Trinities now currently on the market, from an adorable 621-square-foot Washington Square West abode with a small price tag to a historic and expanded Trinity located on the iconic Elfreth's Alley.

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Center City’s 36 new residential developments, mapped

From high-rise apartment buildings to super swanky condo buildings, the development boom in Center City continues.

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These Philly museums on the Parkway will be open during the NFL Draft

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute, and others will stay open during the draft—and yes, there will be deals.

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12 incredible abandoned places in Philly

Here, we present a map of some of the most prominent abandoned buildings throughout city, some that are still very much vacant and others that are showing signs of change.

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Philly’s iconic public sculptures, mapped

From the William Penn statue atop City Hall to the infamous Rocky statue, Philly is chockfull of iconic, head-turning sculptures.

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Philly’s 13 tallest buildings by 2020, mapped

Philly’s skyline is going to look radically different in three years. Here’s a preview of what the cityscape will look like.

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Mapping every North Broad project currently in the works

North Broad is booming, with developments big and small being announced on what seems like a weekly basis. Here, we've compiled all of the projects that are both under construction or still in the early planning stages.

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The Main Line's 15 most expensive homes for sale

We've scoured the most current real estate listings on the Main Line to find the 15 most expensive homes for sale, from a Gladwyne mansion with ties to the Campbell Soup family to a 13-bedroom estate once owned by the Pew family.

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28 adaptive reuse projects in Philly currently underway

While Philly is in the midst of a new construction boom, we'd argue that the city is experiencing a wave of adaptive reuse. Here are 28 projects that are making new use of old and historic structures.

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11 awesome spots to go sledding in Philly

We've updated our handy-dandy map of the best sledding spots in the city to help you get your sled on. No, there aren't a ton of hills in Center City, but there are the Rocky steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the bold dare devils.

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13 places where Martin Luther King, Jr. left his mark in Philly

This Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so we thought we'd take a trip through history and retrace his steps through Philadelphia. From Girard College to a corner in West Philly, here's where MLK left his mark.

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The top 10 midcentury modern homes in and around Philly

A local expert on modern architecture in the Philadelphia region highlights the top 10 best examples of midcentury modern residences found in the area, from Louis Kahn's Genel Residence to Richard Neutra's impeccable Hasserick home in East Falls.

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Mapping Philly's 10 most expensive house sales in 2016

We're at the end of 2016, so it's due time to check in on how Philly's real estate market handled its most expensive listings. In a nutshell: Pretty well.

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11 spots around Philly to see Christmas lights

11 spots in and around Philly that really go above and beyond the call of Christmas duty. We don't mean big Christmas trees—we're talking blow-up Santa's, light shows set to music, and just downright gorgeous decor.

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10 places to go ice skating in Philly

Whether you look like Michelle Kwan or a floundering fool on skates, ice skating season in Philly has arrived, and we've rounded up all of the great places to hit the ice in the city—indoors and outdoors.

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15 things to do on Black Friday in Philly that don't cost a penny

From nearby hikes to a free concert to family-friendly fun at multiple parks.

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Mapping 15 major University City projects in the works

University City has been booming for years now, transforming the west banks of the Schuylkill River on a daily basis. And the eds and meds hotbed claims it's only getting started. More than a dozen projects are in the works, which we've mapped here.

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The 18 top places that presidents have visited in Philly

Here are more than a dozen places that presidents have visited in Philadelphia over this country's history, from the tavern where George Washington used to sit back with a drink to the historic hotel where Abraham Lincoln once delivered a speech.

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The most pet-friendly apartment buildings in Philly

We mapped 13 of the apartment buildings that offer the best pet-friendly amenities like dog runs and pet-washing facilities. No doubt one of these will be the purr-fect home for you and your fluff ball.

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10 homes for sale in Philly under $200K

Although prices are rising and inventory is dwindling, there are still some pretty nice properties for sale in Philly with reasonable price tags. Here are 10 homes for sale just under $200,000, and not a penny over.

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The 10 best places to see fall foliage in Philly

Who says you need to escape the city for fall leaf-peeping? Philly has an amazing selection of places that look beautiful each autumn, from its idyllic streets lined with stately trees to its many acres of parks.

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Design Philadelphia 2016: 10 must-see sites and events

Design Philadelphia 2016 has officially kicked off here, and the list of events for the next 10 days is staggering. So how do you decide what to see and do? Use our list as a starting point: We've picked 10 must-see sites and events.

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11 historic homes for sale in Philadelphia

Given Philly's own history, it's not always surprising when a historic home hits the market. But that doesn't mean we don't love 'em. Here are 11 homes that are currently up for grabs and are listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

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Labor Day in Philly: 11 cheap things to do in Philadelphia

Sticking in town for Labor Day weekend? Here are nine cheap or free things to do in Philly during Labor Day weekend, from boat rides on the Schuylkill River to outdoor movies with a bottle of wine.

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Mapping Shay the alpaca sightings during the DNC

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16 things to do during the DNC even if you're not going to the DNC

Just because you won't be at the actual convention doesn't mean there won't be anything to do around town. All of these events are DNC-themed and are taking place all week from July 24 to 29.

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A beginner's guide to catching Pokemon in Philly

If you're just jumping on the Pokemon Go bandwagon, consider this map your starting point. Here, Curbed Philly has marked many of the best places in the city to catch a rare Pokemon.

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11 Philly homes for sale designed by famous architects