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Here’s How You Can Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria plunged the already-pummeled Puerto Rico into total darkness on Wednesday, knocking out the island’s power grid with category 4 winds up to 155 mph. […]


[UPDATE] Jose Now Predicted to Bypass Jersey Shore

Due to a production error, the original version of this post featured a graphic showing the track of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. It has been […]

Philadelphia Summer Guide: Events, Outdoor Activities & Summer Festivals

Philly Issues Code Red During Excessive Heat Warning

You’re probably going to want to stay inside (and in air conditioning) as much as possible throughout the next two days. The city has issued […]

Philadelphia Summer Guide: Events, Outdoor Activities & Summer Festivals

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Philly

If you haven’t already, seek AC stat: an excessive heat warning has been issued for Philly. The National Weather Service announced the warning at 11 a.m. […]

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Seek AC Stat: There’s a Code Orange Air Pollution Alert Today

The National Weather Service has issued a Code Orange weather alert for the Philadelphia area today. Basically, if you’re an old person, a child, or […]


It’s Code Orange for Air Quality in Philly Today

September can’t come soon enough. This August was Philly’s hottest August since 1874, according to the National Weather Service. And it’s ending today with a […]


The Philly Heat Wave Drinking Game

If you haven’t noticed, it’s hot. Really, really hot. And so, we bring you this guide to how to best get intoxicated on this brutally […]


Wind Chill Will Be “Dangerous to People and Pets” This Weekend

The National Weather Service is projecting temperatures in the single digits at sunrise on Sunday. Philadelphia, Burlington and Camden Counties are operating under a Code Blue as […]


Did Mayor Kenney Do a Good Job Handling the Blizzard?

As a candidate, Mayor Jim Kenney promised to ensure that “every neighborhood matters” in Philadelphia. His campaign motto was, in part, a not-so-subtle reference to his predecessor: Many politicos […]


Extreme Weather Means City Has to Get Homeless Off the Street, If They Can

With a potential blizzard looming, Philadelphia is currently in a Code Blue emergency. This means outreach teams will be working into the night to help transport […]


Delivery Service goPuff Will Remain OpenThrough Storm

In case you forget any snowstorm essentials or find that you’ve run out of beer (gasp!), on-demand delivery service goPuff can help you out. goPuff says that […]


Kenney: Move Cars Off Snow Emergency Routes Or Get Towed

If your car is parked on a snow emergency route, the city has one message for you: Move it. The city is declaring a snow […]

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Despite Blizzard, Many Will Be #OpenInPHL

As this winter storm approaches everyone is boasting that they are open today. Some are even promising that they will be open no matter what. […]

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There’s Plenty of Bread at Trader Joe’s (You’ll Just Have to Wait in Line For It)

The good news: There’s lots of bread at Trader Joe’s. The bad news: You’ll have to wait about a half-hour for it. The scene at […]


Here’s What’s #ClosedInPHL

With winter storm Jonas hitting the Philadelphia region this week we’re expecting a lot of event cancellations and closures. SEPTA has announced that the transit […]