Everybody, Stop What You’re Doing: SoulCycle Is (FINALLY!) Coming to the Philly Area

Photo courtesy SoulCycle

Photo courtesy SoulCycle

I legitimately shouted, out loud, and then immediately texted BWP co-editor, Adjua, when I stumbled onto the news this afternoon that SoulCycle — yes, THE SoulCyle, the cult-like indoor cycling studio that seems to have opened everywhere in the world, but here — is finally opening a studio in our area. I just confirmed with the powers-that-be that they’re moving into Suburban Square in Ardmore at 2 Coulter Avenue, the former Corner Bakery location. The target opening is pegged for mid-May.  Read more »

The Checkup: The Best Gloves, Socks and More to Warm You Up When You’re Freezing

• When you want to find out the best gear for conquering cold weather (or in our case, an office that could double as an ice box), you go right to the source: the freezing people of the Internet. Here, 31 tried-and-true products to warm you up in no time recommended by people who are as cold as you. [BuzzfeedRead more »

The Checkup: How to Optimize Your Email Habits to Seriously Lower Stress Levels

• Email is a fickle friend: On the one hand, it’s, well, handy. And quick. But on the other hand, it can turn what might otherwise be a 9-to-5 job into an around-the-clock stressor. If inbox anxiety is weighing you down, check out these smart strategies for rehabbing your email habits for a more balanced relationship with the send button. [Huffington PostRead more »

You’re Probably Eating Way Too Much Salt (But It’s Not Your Fault!), Survey Says

Unless you have a diagnosed condition, like high blood pressure, I’m almost positive you don’t pay a lick of pay attention to your salt intake. I know I don’t, because I’ve always assumed that I’m just fine — and by “fine,” I mean falling well below the recommended limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day — since I’m not one to douse my food with shakes of table salt all that often.

But apparently sodium-intake ignorance, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the average American’s dietary peril: It shows that 89 percent of U.S. adults consume way more salt than is recommended — in some cases nearly double what the guideline prescribes for healthy sodium intake.  Read more »

This Is Exactly Where Snap Kitchen Is Opening 7 Stores in and Around Philly

Snap Kitchen's Harvest Kale Snack, a salad with cabbage, candied walnuts, butternut squash and a sweet and savory date dressing | Photo courtesy Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen’s Harvest Kale Snack, a salad with cabbage, candied walnuts, butternut squash and a sweet and savory date dressing | Photo courtesy Snap Kitchen

Back in August, we got pretty jazzed when we found out Austin, Texas-based Snap Kitchen, a healthy market-meets-takeout restaurant concept, was expanding in a big way in our area, with a slew of stores planned for the city and ‘burbs. Now we have more details — that is, exactly where those outposts will be located. And, yup, we’re jazzed all over again.  Read more »

This Is Exactly Where Snap Kitchen Is Opening 7 Stores in and Around Philly

Snap Kitchen's Harvest Kale Snack, a salad with cabbage, candied walnuts, butternut squash and a sweet and savory date dressing | Photo courtesy Snap Kitchen

Snap Kitchen’s Harvest Kale Snack, a salad with cabbage, candied walnuts, butternut squash and a sweet and savory date dressing | Photo courtesy Snap Kitchen

Back in August, we got pretty jazzed when we found out Austin, Texas-based Snap Kitchen, a healthy market-meets-takeout restaurant concept, was expanding in a big way in our area, with a slew of stores planned for the city and ‘burbs. Now we have more details — that is, exactly where those outposts will be located. And, yup, we’re jazzed all over again.

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