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Why the Wissahickon Looks Radioactive This Week

Parts of the Wissahickon Creek will look a lot greener and grosser than they usually do this week – but it’s because of science. As PhillyVoice first […]

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About Those “Coywolves” People Keep Spotting

Reports of “coywolves” are on the rise in the Philly area. You’re probably wondering what a coywolf is – and we’re here to help. Apparently, […]

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Hard Hat Tour: The Rebirth of Alden Park

The three buildings that together comprise the Alden Park apartment complex are without a doubt the most photogenic apartment buildings in the city. Begun in […]

Property

Bella Vista Ranked “Best Place to Live in Philadelphia”

  Thanks to the “open data” movement, it’s now possible for those outfits that rank the best of everything to turn their gaze to individual […]

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Listen Up, Trail Runners and Hikers: Black Bear Spotted in the Wissahickon

Does a bear swim in the Wissahickon? Apparently so. According to a Facebook post from the Friends of the Wissahickon, a black bear was spotted on Forbidden […]

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Black Bear Spotted in the Wissahickon

Does a bear swim in the Wissahickon? Apparently so. According to a Facebook post from the Friends of the Wissahickon, a black bear was spotted […]

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A Modern Metallic Marvel in the Wissahickon

The wait was over. After raising their family in a traditional residence in Northwest Philadelphia for many years, Leslie and Curt Pontz decided the time […]

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5 Best Running Routes in the Wissahickon (With Maps!)

Here at Be Well Philly, we love running in the Wissahickon but, we have to admit, running on Forbidden Drive can get a little old […]

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Worst Idea Ever: They Want to Fill Devil’s Pool with Rocks

On Sunday, I read with great interest Claire Sasko‘s feature on Devil’s Pool, the legendary swimming hole along Wissahickon Creek. I’ve been known to jump […]

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The Eternal Lure of Devil’s Pool

IN THE WOODS OF Valley Green, just minutes off Livezey Lane in Northwest Philadelphia, the small, bubbling Cresheim Creek cascades into a basin that swells between […]

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The Checkup: The Trick to Squash a Headache in Two Minutes Flat

• Do you have a headache right now? Not a surprise, considering it’s the Monday after a beach-filled, beer-filled long weekend. Here, a visualization trick […]

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Love Running in the Wissahickon? Meet Your Tribe, the Chasing Trail Running Group

If you love to run the trails of the Wissahickon (or if you’d like to love it but are too scared to go it alone), […]

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The Checkup: The Sriracha Lover’s Must-See Guide to Cooking 

• If Sriracha is your go-to condiment for everything from soup to ice cream (Little Baby’s Sriracha Earl Grey ice cream, anyone?), you’ll love these […]

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Introducing … Ask Liz: Your Philly Conundrums Solved

If the taxi I’m in gets into a fender-bender, do I still have to pay the fare? — D.W., Northern Liberties The Public Utilities Commission, […]

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Grab Your Running Buddy: 11 Great Spots to Run and Walk With Your Dog Near Philly

Can we take a minute to talk about how wonderful this fall weather is? It’s breezy, but not blistering cold, and it’s sunny, but not sweat-your-face-off […]