Students Run Philly Style Is Starting the Mile of Cheer at the Broad Street Run

Photo by Jeff Fusco

Photo by Jeff Fusco

If you’ve pounded the pavement in the Broad Street Run before, you might’ve noticed a stretch in the second half — between miles seven and eight, to be exact — where the cheers fell silent and you were left running through a cheer desert with your own thoughts. Thoughts like, “Are my legs breaking? I think my legs are breaking,” and “If I crawl to the finish line, does it still count?” But not this year! This year, Students Run Philly Style will be hosting the Mile of Cheer along the stretch of South Broad Street, from Federal Street to Ritner Street, that year after year serves as a cheer desert. And it sounds like folks who post up to watch the race there will have a blast.
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I Tried It: Bulletproof-Style Buttered Coffee

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I thought Bulletproof coffee — you know, the new-ish superfood breakfast that entails dumping a chunk of butter, among other stuff, into your morning cup o’ joe in order to feel more energized and burn more fat throughout the day — was one of those health fads that everyone would talk about for a few days and then never talk about again. Because, well, it’s kind of gross. But since we last wrote about the trend back in March of last year, it’s stayed on people’s tongues, in more ways than one. So, I figured we had to try it for ourselves.  Read more »

What to Eat This Week: Spring Superfoods 

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This week, we’re embracing the farmers’ market and loading up on spring fruits and veggies stuffed with all sorts of good stuff, from folate-rich asparagus to antioxidant-packed strawberries to fiber-heavy fennel. Read up, pick a few recipes and enjoy your vitamins via a nice, hearty slice of asparagus-ribbon pizza or, on a lighter note, some asparagus and quinoa spring rolls. Happy cooking!  Read more »

Mark Your Calendars, Folks: The Second Annual Philly VegFest Is June 6th

Photo via Facebook

Photo via Facebook

Remember last spring, when we announced that the first-ever Philly VegFest was coming to Headhouse Square, and you guys freaked out? Well, prepare to go nuts again, because the second annual Philly VegFest is headed our way soon — June 6th (sadly, the same day as Be Well Philly Boot Camp. But the good news is, VegFest goes ’til 4 p.m., so you can go afterward!), to be exact — and it looks like it’s going to be even bigger and better than the first one.

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