Lovin Philly Posted On: 1/19/2011 7:03:54 AMFantastic city. Offers all the diversity of a global city with the small town feel of a regional metro. Due to geography and a parochial legacy the city is organized in compact, relatively well defined neighborhood. Its easy to immerse yourself and in no time become involved in the community. The hurdle is being considered a local. And the only way way to achieve that status is to unapologetically be yourself.