Friday Five – January 8th, 2016


So I’ve been little lax in these Friday Five posts. More work and play than reading towards the end of my 2015. Let’s kick this year off with a fresh list. Hit us up in the comments with your favorites posts from 2016 that we missed.

2026: What will Philly be in 10 Years?

via Philadelphia Weekly

Want to know what direction some of the top movers and shakers in our city think it’s heading in the next 10 years? Check out this article covering the food scene, small business, biking and gentrification from six locals, including uber-local Conrad Benner of Streets Dept.


via Streets Dept

Speaking of Conrad and his Streets Dept blog focusing on the Street Art scene in Philly. The site is turning 5 this month and he’s throwing a show to showcase the artists he’s captured over the years. While checking out his site, make sure to peruse The 5 Most Popular Posts – Ever and Streets Dept’s Top 13 Posts of 2015.

What is SEPTA had a better bus map? A rider tried making one.

by Jim Saksa via Plan Philly

Keeping it Philly focused. SEPTA’s bus map sucks. A local rider made a better one. Check it.

Bike Autobahn: Germany’s 60-mile Highway for Cyclists Only

by Steph via Web Urbanist

Following the #BikePhila movement? Can you imagine a 60 mile bike only highway? What path would you want it to follow and what destinations to connect to Philly? Our hatred of getting in the car for meetings outside the city could be a thing of the past. We can only dream. Check out what the Germans are working on.

This Inception-Inspired Coffee Table is an Architect’s Dream (Literally)

by Karissa Rosenfield via arch daily

This fills the spot for something that’s just really cool in this week’s list. Happy New Year all. Until next time.


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