Posts by Matt Schickling | Philly Views

Editor/writer/musician who is living/working/breathing in Fishtown.
Past bylines at Northeast Times, Philly Weekly, Philadelphia City Paper, Lower Bucks Times and others.

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Where To Go Sledding in Philadelphia

When something steep gets snowed on, Philadelphians sled down it. That includes concrete slopes and steps, especially those named for iconic fictional boxers.

This city is actually filled with some pretty

Philly Views Launch Party and Membership Details

If you’re reading this, that probably means one of three things:

A.) You’re interested in Philly Views.

B.) You’re interested in parties.

C.) You’re interested in both Philly Views and parties.
All of those

These Philly Icons Got the FaceApp Treatment

FaceApp is the latest way to look ridiculous on your phone.

Basically, the idea is to take a selfie, upload it into FaceApp, and use the filters to make yourself look

The 2016-17 Sixers End of Season Haircut Awards

The NBA usually gives its regular season awards during the playoffs. Last year, the league announced Steph Curry won Most Valuable Player on May 10. This season, things are running

The World Thinks You’re Ugly, Philadelphia

Philadelphia, everyone thinks you’re unhappy, angry, and among the ugliest people in the world. 

Our city has been featured on list after list ranking America’s (something negative) city, and we always

The Philadelphia Police Know Memes

The Philadelphia Police Department is keenly aware of meme culture.

When it snows, they shine. Out of their frustration with people using orange traffic cones to save parking spots, the #NoSavesies