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84 Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

From this year’s premiere of The Nutcracker to holiday activities and live music events, dozens of ways to fill your weekend.


Be Well Philly

The Ultimate Guide to Ice Skating Around Philadelphia

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Property

On the Market: Trinity on Gated Alley in Queen Village

Foobooz

The Foobooz Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Being Merry at Philly’s Christmas Village

Find It PhillyWhat you need, when you need it.

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Property

Restored 1852 Townhouse in Rittenhouse Square

Time to party like it’s 1931 on Delancey Place.

Eagles Report

Young Defensive Backs Pitching In for Eagles

Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon has gotten a lift from two of his defensive backs: third-year safety Marcus Epps and rookie cornerback Zech McPhearson.

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City Life

Why Do We Even Have a Sheriff’s Office in the First Place?

After promising to eliminate scandals only to find herself embroiled in them, Sheriff Rochelle Bilal should resign — and the entire office should be eliminated.

Eagles Report

DeVonta Smith Is Ready to Hand the Heisman Baton off to Another Alabama Star

The Eagles’ DeVonta Smith already has his spot in the Heisman House. He’s hoping to be joined by another Alabama star this weekend.

Life & Style

21 Gallery and Museum Gift Shops That Just May Have the Perfect Present

Give back to your favorite cultural establishments by visiting their on-site and online stores this holiday season. 

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Property

New Construction Traditional House in Malvern

A totally modern house that channels the past beautifully.


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The 76 Most Influential People in Philadelphia

The 76 Most Influential People in Philadelphia

Our celebration of those who, in the past year and the years before, made moves that shape where we’ve been, and those who, in the year ahead, will have the biggest role in determining our future.

The Best Bars in Philadelphia

The Best Bars in Philadelphia

From the best neighborhood bars to the best spots for cocktails to terrific whiskey joints, here’s where to get a drink in Philly.


Foobooz

Townsend Triumphantly Returns to East Passyunk Avenue

Plus, a new ice cream shop for East Passyunk, a jazz club in New Jersey, and igloo brunches.

Eagles Report

What Jalen Hurts Can Learn from ‘Minshew Mania’

The Eagles’ backup quarterback was lights out in a 33-18 win over the New York Jets, and there are lessons to be learned from the performance.

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Philadelphia Wedding

A Philly Ice-Cream Shop Made a Custom Sundae for This Surprise Proposal

Ilana Maurer contacted Somerset Splits via Instagram to create the sweetest of treats.

Be Well Philly

Your Wellness Guide to Surviving the Holiday Season

Expert tips on navigating your relationship with food and family, managing money, and coping with loss this time of year.

City Life

Inside Jim Kenney’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

When he was first elected in 2015, Jim Kenney seemed like the perfect mayor for the moment. Then COVID struck, and the moment changed. Will the pandemic ruin what’s left of his legacy, or is there still time for him to bounce back?

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Inside Philly’s Stealth Hunts to Take Out Deer and Protect Our Parks

Inside Philly’s Stealth Hunts to Take Out Deer and Protect Our Parks

We haven’t destroyed deer’s habitat; we’ve perfected it. Left unchecked, the local deer population would wreak havoc on the city.

50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

Whether you want to be wowed with extravagance or are looking for a perfect plate of comfort food, here are the places giving us hope for the future.

Life & Style

Holidays in Cape May: This Charming Seaside Town Transforms Into a Winter Wonderland

From charming shops to cozy carriage rides to a Victorian gingerbread house, Cape May knows how to do the holidays.

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Holidays in Hershey: Could it Get Any Sweeter?

From chocolate on just about everything (including your spa treatments) to a festive light show to santa’s crew, Hershey has something to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

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Holidays in New Hope: Where Country Meets Cosmopolitan

From a steam train with Santa to a tres-chic hotel to unique shopping experiences, this riverside town offers the best of both worlds.

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Holidays in Philadelphia: Take Advantage of These Local Festivities

If you can’t get away this season, check out some of these holiday themed activities right in your own backyard.

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