Christine Speer Lejeune

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The So-Philly Tale of How the City Nearly Sold My House Without Telling Me

A thrilling sojourn into the heart of our municipal bureaucracy.

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5 Great Playgrounds for Kids at the Jersey Shore

Tire out your tyke at these five awesome spots.

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Here’s All the Cool New Stuff You Need to Check Out at the Shore This Summer

Twenty-seven new restaurants, hotels, rides, and more to explore.

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Philly’s Marian Anderson Is Getting Some Long-Overdue Love

Eighty years ago this month, the world’s most famous singer became a civil rights icon.

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How Rescue Spa’s Danuta Mieloch Became the Queen of Skincare

Inside the cult of good face.


One Day in Philly: Eighth-Grader Amanda Green

For this 13-going-on-14-year-old, Friday night is all about hanging with her friends IRL.


Meet the New Northeast Philadelphia

How a staid, frayed, forgotten stretch of Philly has become the most interesting place in the city.


Being Rich in Philly Sure Doesn’t Look Like It Used To

From designer sweatpants to chicken coops: The lowdown on how wealth went stealth.


What Happens When a Startup Brain Decides to Focus on the Philly School System?

Why tech dynamo Bob Moul is set on computer science education for the city’s school kids.

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10 Magical Philly Toy Stores to Hit This Season

We’re talking big-time holiday wonder

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25 Awesome Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids  for Philly Parents

No. More. Hatchimals.

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13 Things Philly Parents Can Be Thankful For This Season

Starting with more city Targets.


Adam Grant: The Thinker

His takes on original thinking and good ideas, the power of generosity, and building resilience have inspired a veritable who’s who of executives, politicians, artists, thinkers and, yes, Oprah.

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The Very Best Lunch Gear

Water bottles! Bento boxes! Ice packs! 10 lunchtime accessories that make brown-bagging it way better.

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The Best Secondhand Shopping for Kids in Philly

Seven ways to score the stuff you want -- Scooters! Strollers! Shoes! -- without spending tons of cash