Be Well Philly

The Best Trails for Running Around Philadelphia During the Winter

While we’re just shy of two weeks away from the official start of winter on December 21, winter has made it’s presence known a little early this […]


For #NoSavesies 2017, the PPD Channeled “Stranger Things”

Snow’s in the forecast this weekend – and that means #nosavesies season is upon us. This year, Philly police are warning against the (illegal!) tradition of #savesies with a video […]

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Believe It or Not, We Could Get Snow This Weekend

Today, it’s hard to believe it’s December. The air is balmy; the high is 62. But don’t get too comfortable – forecasters are predicting snow […]

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City Warns Residents of Falling Ice

Ah, snow. The first day, it’s quite pretty. Then for the next week it’s a blot on our fine city. From snow piles that make […]


Heaviest Snow Ever? We Put It to the Test

Philly, we love you. If you’re not complaining about getting too much snow, you’re complaining that we didn’t get nearly as much snow as was […]

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A Majority of SEPTA Bus Routes Are Suspended

SEPTA has suspended all but 35 of its bus routes due to the winter storm today, general manager Jeff Knueppel said at a press conference […]

Cory Popp Blizzard of 2016

For Those of You Who Are Bummed We’re Not Getting a Blizzard

It should have been Philly’s snowstorm of the year – maybe even decade. But let’s face it, Winter Storm Stella is turning out to be a […]


Here’s a Handy List of Helpful Contacts for Winter Storm Stella

Winter Storm Stella is here, and it’s shaping up to be a little more substantial than the flurry-storm duds we’ve experienced so far this winter – […]

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This Is Our First Big Winter Storm Without KYW’s School Closing Numbers

I grew up in the city, so I didn’t have a school number when I was a little kid. But when the snow started falling […]

Winter Storm Stella

Here’s the Latest Update on Winter Storm Stella

She’s here. The potentially “life-threatening” Winter Storm Stella rolled in overnight, and the snow, sleet, hail and wind will continue throughout the day. Here’s a […]


Town Solves Snowstorm Savesies Problem With $1,000 Fines

Any time there is a snowstorm in Philadelphia, the Great Savesies Debate erupts in densely populated neighborhoods like South Philadelphia, where parking is scarce. But […]


SEPTA Just Released a Snowstorm Plan

SEPTA has released a transportation plan for tomorrow ahead of the impending winter storm Stella. If you rely on public transportation, here’s what you need to know […]


Maybe We Should Panic: Adam Joseph Says a Blizzard Is Coming

We’ve been pretty impressed with our local team of meteorologists this week. As the snowstorm continued to take shape, they were fairly reserved in their […]

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Remembering the Blizzards of 1993 and 1996

Snow is on the way. We could get around a foot of snow from tonight into tomorrow, and no doubt the local news (non-stuffed bunny […]


John Bolaris Just Can’t Help Himself When a Big Snowstorm Is on the Way

If you live in Philly, you can count on three things happening during a snowstorm. First, a fight will break out over saved parking spots. […]