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.
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.
by Jim Saksa via Plan Philly
Keeping it Philly focused. SEPTA’s bus map sucks. A local rider made a better one. Check it.
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.
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.