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City Life

It’s the Peregrine Falcon’s World

We’re just living in it.

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City Life

America’s Oldest Theater Wants to Shut This South Philly Actress Up

City Life

I’m Boycotting the Philly Pride Parade Until It’s Under New Leadership


La Chinesca, the Mexicali Restaurant by the Kensington Quarters Crew, Is Just About Ready to Open

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La Chinesca, the Mexicali Restaurant by the Kensington Quarters Crew, Is Just About Ready to Open

Plus, fresh Georgia peaches, and the Flower Show veggie hoagie “heard ’round the world.”

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Just Listed: Renewed Rowhouse with Tiki Bar in Brewerytown

Your Sixties Polynesian vacation awaits you, one floor down.

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City Life

COVID Stole So Much, But It Couldn’t Take Away Music

During a year of disruption and disorientation, music kept so many of us connected — and helped us through even the most devastating losses.

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City Life

The Pandemic Forced Us Apart. Will Philadelphia Ever Fully Regain Its Intimacy?

What happens to a city when you can’t touch it?

odunde festival
City Life

When Everything Shut Down, Philly’s Black Community Found New, Revolutionary Ways to Convene

When Odunde and the Roots Picnic were postponed, there came a wave of reimagination that, characteristic of our American experience, took the bad and made something new and good.

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City Life

In 2020, West Philadelphia Was the Best Place in This Terrible World

My neighborhood is committed to the American city despite the continuing problem of American history, profoundly welcoming, community-minded, and thirsty for justice.


13 Ways to Have the Ultimate Poconos Summer Vacation

13 Ways to Have the Ultimate Poconos Summer Vacation

A summer in the Poconos is a summer of simpler times, and — as we prepare to venture out again but perhaps aren’t quite ready to venture far — there’s never been a better time to go.

City Life

Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

After a long, unprecedented year, Philadelphia is still standing. We asked these powerful voices to reflect on how their favorite places in the city evolved and endured.

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City Life

What Is Old City Without Tourists?

When travel restrictions curtailed the red-white-and-blue-clad throngs, another group of ardent pilgrims took their place, and changed everything about how we saw our home.

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Life & Style

Meet the Lancaster Clothier Turning Vintage Quilts Into Wearable Art

Elizabeth Leaman of Lady Lancaster on bringing quilting culture to a new generation.

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Just Listed in the Poconos: Extra-Large Cottage in Pocono Manor

A very civilized “cabin in the woods” in a historic resort community.

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Just Listed at the Shore: Stone Harbor Bayside Midcentury Rancher

A trip down Memory Lane for you and your friends, or the future home of something more impressive? The choice is yours.

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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.


Watch This Season’s Secrets From the C-Suite

Secrets From the C-Suite, presented by Bank of America, talked to business leaders throughout the city about the challenges of the past year, and the promise of the year to come. Watch the discussions here.

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Be Well Philly

Spirits Up! Is Hosting a Week of Wellness Pop-Up Events Around Philly

The new series — which is centered on “Black health, creativity, life and freedom” — will kick off on June 14th, with events planned for different public spaces all around the city.

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Just Listed: Renovated Rowhouse in Dickinson Square West

Given all the reclaimed wood inside it, “recycled” might be a better descriptive term.

NextHealth PHL

CHOP Launched a Grief and Trauma Support Program for Philly Kids

The new collaboration between CHOP, the Netter Center, and Uplift seeks to help children in West and Southwest Philly and their families cope with trauma from community violence and the pandemic.

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