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Laura Swartz

Deputy Editor, Digital

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts and Events Around Philly

Whether it’s a fun day with the kids, a relaxing day away from the kids, or something in between, we’ve got ideas to make Mother’s Day special for every mom on your list — even if that mom is you.

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Taylor Swift Parties and Specials to Celebrate the Eras Tour

Make the friendship bracelets, sip a Lavender Haze cocktail and pre-game with your fellow Swifties.

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20 Philly-Area Gardens and Arboretums to Visit

Catch spring’s beautiful blooms at these Philadelphia-area gardens and arboretums.

Be Well Philly

How Do We Fix a Health-Care System on the Verge of Crisis?

We address some of the biggest challenges in our health-care system and talk to local pros with ideas on how to make things better.

Be Well Philly

How America’s Adderall Shortage Reflects a Long-Broken System

A shortage of drugs to treat ADHD has turned tracking medication down into a full-time job.

Be Well Philly

6 Philly-Area Facials That Will Luxe Up Your Skincare Routine

Enter your “Rich Mom” era with these indulgent treatments.

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15 Scenic Picnic Spots in Philly

Our top picks for where to post up on a blanket for hours on end.

City Life

There’s Now an It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Version of Monopoly

It’s no Chardee MacDennis, but that’s probably for the best.

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Vinyl in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Philly’s best record stores, DJs and listening rooms.

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Your Guide to Earth Day Events and Volunteering Around Philly

From volunteering to shopping to kids’ activities, there’s something for everyone looking to celebrate and protect our planet.

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Dilworth Park’s Roller Rink Returns for Spring

Roller skate outside City Hall starting this Friday.

City Life

Everything You Need to Know Before the 76ers Enter the NBA Playoffs

Here they come! Here’s everything you need to catch up on the Sixers before they head into the Wells Fargo Center this weekend.


Bok Bar and More Outdoor Drinking Spots Open This Week

The seasonal openings (and re-openings) we’ve been awaiting all cold, dreary winter long.

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Everything to Do With Kids in Philly for Spring Break

From day camps to Disney to dinosaurs, here’s how make the most of your week.

Be Well Philly

A Guide to Doulas: Why to Get One and Where to Find One in Philly

For when expecting and new parents want a range of support — before, during, and after birth.