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Frida Garza


Back Page Presents: Meet the Mayors

Have you heard of Foursquare?

Beach Fossils—“Clash the Truth”

Beach Fossils’ second full–length album, "Clash The Truth," sounds like a sophomore slump. With its 2010 debut, the group seemed like a standout contender among the litany of other Brooklyn dream–pop bands (think Real Estate and Cloud Nothings). But rather than mature into a more expansive, richer sound, Beach Fossils simply continued to make lethargic lo–fi pop.

Penn V–Day Cards

Hey Amy, we made you some cards.

Dock Street Brewery: A Slice of Heaven

Beer and pizza meet in heavenly matrimony at this West Philly gastropub

How Many Ways Can You Instagram Fisher Fine Arts?

wait guys guess where I am no come on this is so #original

Penn Has a Hack for That

Inside the largest college hackathon in the world.


We scoured old yearbooks to see what Penn was like through the ages. They might not have had muploads, but they still got loaded.

Mark Zuckerberg's Intern

Pulak Mittal works for Facebook. Do you know it?

Out of Towners: Forked Out

What we learned from girl-boy rock duos, mosh pits and organic food stands.

Out of Towners: 5 Things to Look Forward to at Pitchfork

And only one of them is Vampire Weekend.

Lost and Found

How to get a piece of Philly from afar

Pitchfork in Philly

How to catch the Chicago music festival’s acts without leaving Philly

Rock on, Girls

What we learned from Sharon Van Etten's guitar.

(Latin) Playlist of the Week

Have some jams with that taco.

Saturday Night Live

Dispatch from Smokin' Betty's 3rd Annual Broads, Brews & Queens BBQ

Morgan's Pier

Get there

Download of the Week*

"The Only Place" — Best Coast

Defibrillator: “Animal”— Neon Trees (2010)

Fling weekend was hard for me.

Your Guide to the Bands at Quadfest

Read ahead for a complete guide to navigating the fine acts brought to you by SPEC Jazz & Grooves for Fling Friday.

Happy, Yet?

Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister takes over the ICA with a groundbreaking, happy–making show.
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