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Savor this. It’s a great moment to bike in Philadelphia.
The weather is just peachy, our bike-lane network has grown by 50 miles under Mayor Michael Nutter, and the city’s long-awaited bike-share program, Indego, is launching Thursday of this week. Read more »
As you might already know, US Vegetarian Week kicks off on Monday, April 20th. In celebration, Greenlimbs has put together the Philly Veg Pledge, encouraging Philly folks to ditch meat for the week and have a full week of Meatless Mondays, if you will. So, to help out everyone who’s pledging to go meat-free for the week, we bring you this: five days worth of healthy (and totally drool-worthy!) vegetarian dinners that will make you forget about meat completely. Happy cooking! Read more »
Earlier this week, we asked you guys to tell us what your favorite, cant-live-without workout songs are, and you guys listed off some great picks by everyone from Florence + the Machine to Jay Z to the Foo Fighters. We also asked our fellow Philly Mag staffers to chime in with their favorites and, boy, did they bring some good stuff to the table (Olivia Newton-John’s “Physical” for one).
So, below, this week’s crowd-sourced workout playlist: The absolute best workout songs out there, chosen by Be Well Philly readers and Philly Mag staffers (and a few thrown in by us over here in Be Well Philly Land). Enjoy! Read more »
Did you guys know Us VegWeek was a thing? Neither did I — but it is, and it starts on Monday. Awesome, right? And to get Philly folks to join in on the weeklong celebration of vegetarian eating, Greenlimbs, a site dedicated to sustainability in Philly, has teamed up with the Humane League to start the Philly Veg Pledge: a campaign encouraging Philly folks to commit to a meat-free diet for seven days.
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This week’s pups are a little bit different from our usual weekly running dogs: For one, there are two of them — and they don’t really run so much as they speed walk. But don’t hold it against them! They are super cute and very down to cuddle. And let’s be honest, cuddling is all you really care about anyway, right? Read more »
• If you often find yourself throwing food away because you have no idea if it’s still good, check out this handy-dandy guide that outlines how long all sorts of foods last in the refrigerator. So useful! [Greatist]
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Have you been outside today? It. Is. Amazing. It’s 70 degrees and sunny, and basically everything we’ve all been dreaming about for the past six months. And it is the perfect running weather. But if sunshine isn’t enough incentive to get you to lace up your sneakers, we’ve got a few more reasons you should definitely get out for a run today — like to get your runner’s high on, for one — below. Read more »
Bookin’ for Lookin’ in Tyler State Park returns this weekend.
It’s another jam-packed weekend of fitness here in Philly! From the return of Yoga on the Banks (yay!) to a throwback high-school track race, there’s plenty to keep you busy. See our picks for what to do in the fitness world below. Read more »
I just trekked over to HipCityVeg in Rittenhouse for lunch, and when I got there, I found out that it’s their third birthday (Happy birthday! Thanks for bringing the Curry Tofu Wrap into the world!). And to celebrate, they’re giving away giant (and I mean giant) samples of their signature green smoothie, brilliantly named the Groothie, to everyone who stops in for food. Read more »
If you like yoga and you like beer, you are going to love Yoga on Ridge’s Happy Hour Yoga with Joe Sixpack, coming up on Friday, April 24th.
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