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Cool is the rule in Fishtown, which has emerged as Philly’s truest harbor of artistic, culinary and musical action. This classic working-class neighborhood, so named due to its history as the epicenter of the commercial shad fishing industry, is a colorful exception to the gridded-out urban rule, a collection of narrow streets beset with modest row homes and independently owned businesses.

North of Girard, south of Lehigh, east of Front and west of the Delaware River banks, Philly’s young creative class has put down roots, hoping to take their ideas from gestation to reality. A momentous influx of bars, restaurants, music venues, studios and galleries are the result of such hustle, and newcomers’ integration and collaboration with the neighborhood’s long-time residents and families has set Fishtown on a forward-thinking path.

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Penn Treaty Park Penn Treaty Park

Penn Treaty Park

Historic spot of peace along the Delaware River

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Johnny Brenda’s Johnny Brenda’s

Johnny Brenda’s

Delicious food + great beer + live music = a Fishtown landmark

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Pizza Brain

The world’s first pizza museum

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Frankford Hall Frankford Hall

Frankford Hall

A little slice of Munich in Fishtown

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Local food, international brews

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The FIllmore Philadelphia The FIllmore Philadelphia

The Fillmore Philadelphia

A brand-new live music venue in a former metal factory in Fishtown

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Philadelphia Brewing Co. Philadelphia Brewing Co.

Philadelphia Brewing Company

Brewing some of Philly’s favorite and most creative libations

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Fette Sau Fette Sau

Fette Sau

Second location for Starr’s buzzed about BBQ

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