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Your Bucket List for the Most Magical Holiday Season in Philadelphia

It’s already mid-December, and that means that we’ve got some serious holiday merry-making to get to. Whether that involves drinking hot cocoa — or drinking […]

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What’s It Like to Wear the Big Red Suit?

Santa Bernard How do you deal with skeptical kids? If a child asks me if I’m the real Santa, I usually ask, “What do you […]

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The Smart Person’s Guide to New Year’s Eve in Philly

With the Kids Assuming the weather’s not lousy, the 6 p.m. fireworks display at Penn’s Landing is where you want to be. You can ice-skate […]

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It’s Finally Back: LOVE Park’s Christmas Village Opens on Thursday

Let’s face it: Dilworth Park just can’t stack up to LOVE Park when it comes to hosting our annual Christmas Village. It’s nothing against Dilworth: it’s […]

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Today Is the Best Day to Be Working in Center City

I used to start work at 6 a.m. Every morning I’d wake up at 5, shower away my grogginess and walk to the Comcast Center. […]

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15 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

So long, 2016. We already told you where to bring the kids on New Year’s Eve, the best parties to go to, the concerts you […]

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How to Watch the New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Philly

It’s not New Year’s Eve without a fireworks display, whether you’re watching on TV or bundled up at Penn’s Landing. You have two chances to […]

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14 New Year’s Eve Parties in Philly

Glitter City Gala @ Hyatt at the Bellevue Times Square can have its giant ball: We’ve got a lit Liberty Bell ready to drop at […]

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Where to Bring the Kids on New Year’s Eve in Philly

Kids’ New Year’s Eve Countdown @ Franklin Square This is your last chance to check out the Franklin Square Holiday Festival and the Electrical Spectacle […]

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19 Things to Do in Philly Christmas Weekend

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker @ Academy of Music It’s not the holiday season without the Pennsylvania Ballet performing George Balanchine’s Christmas classic. […]

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10 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in Philly

Cocktails and Candles | Thursday, December 22 The Young Friends of the National Museum of American Jewish History (101 South Independence Mall East) are throwing […]

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How to Stay Sane Through the Holidays (It’s Possible!)

There’s a misconception that the holiday season should always evoke visions of peace, joy and goodwill — but you know it’s more complicated. All of […]

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20 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 The Carnal & the Mortal @ Wagner Free Institute of Science The Wagner and Atlas Obscura are hosting a night of sex […]

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Watch an Ice-Carving Battle on East Passyunk During Arctic Ave

East Passyunk Avenue turns into Arctic Ave on Saturday, December 10th, with pros from Ice Sculpture Philly carving live at five stations along the Avenue […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Leap Year

Happy February 29th, also known as “leap day” — a lunar event created by humans to compensate for the fact that the earth doesn’t orbit […]