Tag: Philadelphia

  • What if I Left the City?

    [Deeply thoughtful post from Deborah M, following up her other pertinent question, “Is it safe?”.] This spring and summer, I dated a guy who I liked quite a bit, who also happened to have his heart set on leaving the city of Philadelphia for greener pastures. ┬áThis naturally led me to start asking questions about…

  • Is it safe?

    This author is DM, a nurse practitioner living in North Philadelphia, and one of the sources of living inspiration for what I am doing now. This is part of our Displacement series. If you would like to contribute a story of your own, send an e-mail to submissions@theurbanresident.com. — Whenever people who know Philadelphia’s neighborhoods…