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Street's Favorite Internet Trends of 2022

From stay–at–home girlfriends and existential foodies to quiet videos and the CEO of corn, being online this year meant equal parts immersion in and respite from existential dread.

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Take It to the Streets: What to Do in Philly This Month

This month: Fairytale worlds. Bands back from the dead. Semi–secular seasonal festivities.

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If You’re Gonna Cry, Cry on Beat: ‘Super Freaky Girl’ and the Comfort of Public Trauma Dumping

How Nicki Minaj’s hit has turned into the instrumentation for deeply personal TikTok diary entries. 

by EMMA HALPER

The WALK's 27L is a Soaring Success

The student magazine's fashion fundraiser—a collab with Castle—offers a window into Philly's budding fashion scene.

by IRMA KISS

Venture into Old City for Old–School Italian at Spasso

If you’re looking for a cute dinner date that won’t break the bank, Spasso is the place to go.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

Five of the Wildest Fashion Trends in History Missing from the Modern Wardrobe

From bird–shaped beauty marks to scented head cones, here are some historic styles we should be seeing on Locust Walk this season.

by ALEXANDRA KANAN

Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' Get Painted in Tomato Soup

Artwashing and Climate Activism Recently Came to Head in a Colorful Protest

by VIKKI XU

Explore Mid–Atlantic Cuisine with CO–OP Restaurant & Bar's New Menu

With a new head chef and fall menu, CO–OP is taking visitors on an adventure with innovative spins on regional classics.

by NAIMA SMALL

Can Celebrities Drive Youth to the Polls?

How “political star power” has transformed voting as we know it.

by RIANE LUMER

Take It to the Streets: What to Do in Philly This Month

This month: Film festivals. Battles of the bands. The absolute domination of the Philadelphia 76ers. 

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Living the ‘Soft Life’: Accessible or Too Idealistic?

Black women gave life to the "soft life" trend to promote self–care, but has social media turned it into an unattainable standard?

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BeReal: Digital Relatability or Inauthenticity?

The social media app has tried to improve upon its predecessors, but falls into the same old pattern.

by CASSIDEE JACKSON

Losing Your Luscious Locks Is More Common Than You Think

Hair loss in your twenties can seem devastating, but it doesn't have to be that way.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

A Cookbook for Climate Resilience and Storytelling

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities is connecting climate change with lived experiences.

by VIKKI XU

Take It to the Streets: What to Do in Philly This Month

This month: Haunted houses. Autumnal festivals. Story slams that are sure to be good and stand–up comedy that isn't.

by WALDEN GREEN

Looking to the Future with Space Age Fashion

The space age fashion trends of yesterday are a plea for a better tomorrow.

by ALEXANDRA KANAN

El Vez is Philly’s Go–To Classic, Loud, and Lively Mexican Joint.

As Philly’s Mexican food scene grows, Stephen Starr’s El Vez remains a cheerful and consistent crowd-pleaser. 

by KAYLA COTTER

Prunella: Come for the Pizza, Stay for the Atmosphere

Head to Midtown Village for playful twists on Italian–American classics.

by NAIMA SMALL

Walk a Couple Blocks to Amma’s for Your Home Away from Home

No matter your heritage, you can count on Amma’s South Indian Cuisine’s new University City location for a taste of comfort and familiarity. 

by SRUTHI SRINIVAS

For Doc Pickle, Pickling Is More than A Science. It’s a Labor of Love.

Originating 50 years ago in a basement, this third–generation pickle company has perfected their art and gained a cult Philly following in the process.

by KIRA WANG

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