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With a bit of a twinkle in our eyes, my colleagues Brian James Kirk and Sean Blanda, today, we launch a small testament to our love for that city that lives in Philadelphia’s historic shadow: New York.
Today, we launch the 67th ward.
It’s not much now and probably won’t be in the future. Just a small landing page for a mentality.
Yes, it comes from that old New York Times trend story that chronicled — in a somewhat condescending tone — the young people from that city, particularly Brooklyn, who were migrating to old transitioning neighborhoods of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, the story suggested, was the ‘next borough’ so the ‘sixth borough.’