Patrick Rapa

City Life

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Opportunities to Volunteer and Celebrate in Philadelphia

Honor the legacy of the civil rights leader with these events and service opportunities.

Things to Do

42 Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend

Including a live-streamed film from a Fringe Festival mainstay and an exhibition of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel.

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Have You Missed Bars As Much As We Have?

We’re done taking our bars for granted. So we wrote some love letters to them to prove it.

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Finding Comfort in the Discomfort of a Dive Bar

There’s something special about overlooking a gritty environment in the name of cheap drinks, good company and real-deal bartenders.

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City Life

Why, 30 Years Later, the World Still Loves Boyz II Men

In 1991, Cooleyhighharmony, the debut from four sweet-voiced Philly singers, took the pop world by storm. Here’s how the group became — and remained — cultural icons while many of their peers have faded.

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Things to Do

21 Ways to Cool Off In, On and By the Water Around Philadelphia

Spraygrounds! Fountains! Tiki boats! Your guide to having a summer’s worth of fun with a cool drink in your hand and a smile on your face.

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City Life

Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke on How to Call Your Family Wiffle Ball Game Like a Pro

Miss watching the Phils play? Add some drama to your next game with these tips.

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Things to Do

A Philadelphian’s Guide to Making the Most of a Socially Distanced Summer

Somehow, summer is here.

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City Life

6 Very Philly Groundhog Day Predictions

Punxsutawney Phil isn’t the only prognosticating rodent ’round here.

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Things to Do

10 Great Places for Stunning Scenic Views of Philadelphia

See Philly from a whole new angle.

City Life

Your Guide to the Only-in-Philly Sights at the Thanksgiving Day Parade

Once again Philadelphians will gather to smile and honk and curse and wonder what the hell is going on. Well, wonder no more.

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Things to Do

8 Non-Bus Tours You Can Take in Philadelphia

See the city from a whole new angle via bike, Segway, or kayak.

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Things to Do

Things to Do Along the Delaware River Waterfront

Your guide to the piers, trails, parks, and more along the water.

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Things to Do

26 Free Things to Do in Philadelphia

Your guide to always free, always fun ways to explore the city.

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City Life

The Roots Picnic Should Be at the Mann Center Every Year

It’s such a natural fit that you can’t help but wonder what took so long.