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What Golfer Dads Want This Father’s Day: A Lower Score

Going to a golf-geared personal trainer to improve your golf game is a lot like going to … a personal trainer. He visits. You move. […]

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14 Outdoor Entertaining Essentials

You’ve waited for it all winter: dinner, lunch, breakfast, brunch—out back. But first, please gently update your patio’s overwrought iron. Starting with that table. Replace […]

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Five Father’s Day Gifts

If Dad can’t set it up, Springboard will.Sonos S5 wireless music system, $399 at Springboard Media, 2212 Walnut Street, 215-988-7777. If it’s good enough for […]

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2011 Shore Issue: The Truth About Jersey Shore Lifeguards

Paris? London? Cape Cod? They’re all beautiful. But when summer rolls around, there’s just one place a real Philadelphian wants to be. From ice-cream cones […]

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2011 Shore Issue: Beach Eats

ATLANTIC CITY What is it with Italian men and their namesake restaurants? Luke Palladino, who used to be at the Borgata (and more recently received […]

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Travel: The Outer Banks

OBX bumper stickers are ubiquitous for a reason: The Outer Banks, with its laid-back vibe and miles of beaches unblemished by overdevelopment, is hard not […]

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Summer 2011 Travel Deals

Jersey Shore: The Seaview in Galloway, New Jersey—about eight miles from A.C.—has reopened after a multimillion-dollar reno. NYC: Because folding back your sheets isn’t enough […]

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2011 Shore Issue: A Morning at Uncle Bill’s

Paris? London? Cape Cod? They’re all beautiful. But when summer rolls around, there’s just one place a real Philadelphian wants to be. From ice-cream cones […]

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It Happened Today: A Phillie Faceplants, the Union League Opens, and Sick People Find a Place to Heal

What do you get when you turn 260? Well, if you’re Pennsylvania Hospital, you serve cake to your employees in the caf. Two centuries and […]

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It Happened Today: The Weaker Sex Rows While Cinderella’s Night Songs Tour and Dawn Staley Arrive

Surprise, surprise: our boathouses so famously lined up in a row were once all boys clubs. That changed May 4, 1938, when 28 women (including […]

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Let Us Eat Cake

Officially, we go to Headhouse Market, which opens for the season in May, for leafy greens and other good-for-you produce. But we’re not averse to […]

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Good Life: Brooke Dillon

My longest friendship in Philly is with Tonia, who does my hair at Studio CL (128 South 19th Street, 215-496-0604). I found this ’50s hat […]

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Which Local Pool Suits Your Savoir Faire?

For See-and-Be-Seen-sters: Arrow Swim Club At four and a half feet deep throughout, the brand-new, $1,000-per-season Arrow is strictly a social pool. Members must be […]

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Return to Rugged

Blame the dozens of hours a week you spend staring at a screen. Blame the Droid that buzzes at your bedside all night long. Blame […]

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To Spray Tan or Not?

Spray It! Here’s the thing about getting sprayed (well, the first thing, at least): A tan makes you look and feel thinner. I’d quote various […]