This month was a hard one to pare down to just 10 top events because there’s so much going on to keep us busy. From outdoor yoga to a runners’ potluck to a bike movie night, here’s what to add to your to-do list in April. Read more »
Behold, five recipes that prove salad can be so much more than just an appetizer. All of these power salads — loaded with filling fruits and veggies like avocado, spinach and sweet potato, plus protein-packed good stuff like chia seeds, quinoa, beans, and salmon — make for seriously satisfying main courses. Enjoy! Read more »
Well, here’s something you don’t see every day: A Philly cyclist posted a Craiglist ad earlier this week, saying he had a stranger’s bike in his possession and he’s looking to return it. Nice, right? Read more »
I reported on Wednesday that the Philadelphia Marathon will officially open registration for its 2015 races on April 1st. Now I’ve got some new info to add: the just-released entry fees for this year’s races. Read more »
The Color Run’s nighttime run — aptly titled the Color Run Night — is returning to Philly for a second year, run organizers announced this week. The Philadelphia event is set for October 10, 2015. Read more »
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is apparently in membership-drive mode this week, and it looks like they roped Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin in on the campaign. He’s featured in a quick PSA, posted online this week, explaining why he supports the Bicycle Coalition and bike riding in Philadelphia. Read more »
In case you haven’t heard the heartbreaking news: This week, boy band One Direction lost member Zayn Malik to life as “a normal 22-year-old.” One Directioners round the world cried themselves to sleep, just about every news outlet on planet Earth covered the departure, and — I kid you not — more than one of my adult friends posted some sort of social media status about Malik’s decision alongside a crying-face emoji. All this made me think to myself, Man, people REALLY love their boy bands.
So for this week’s workout playlist, we bring you a battle of just that: Boy bands — from the Backstreet Boys to B2K to the Jackson 5 to, of course, One Direction. Battling for? Your heart. Duh. Read more »
You can’t beat a fresh, vibrant, fragrant, juicy pink grapefruit. On second thought, you can: A grapefruit gets even more delicious when you pop it under the broiler. Really! With a sprinkle of sugar and a burst of flames, the vitamin C-rich citrus fruit is transformed — like magic — into a caramelized dessert no one can pass up.
And, hey, with my Greek yogurt maple topping, you can totally justify have this for breakfast, too. I won’t tell. Read more »