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Things to Do

99 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

Street fairs all over the place, spooky season begins, and so many reasons to visit the theater.

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The Philly Mag 2023 Fall Arts Preview

From music to theater and more, here’s everything you need to see this season.

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The Best Books to Read This Summer

From local reads to Philly bookseller picks, consider this your summer reading list.

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Vinyl in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

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

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Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parties, Bar Crawls, and Events

Your guide to a festive weekend.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events in Philadelphia

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

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Solar Myth Is Either Bonkers or Brilliant

Or maybe a little of both.

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The Ultimate Guide to Philly’s Pop-Up Holiday Markets

Get in the spirit and do some shopping.

City Life

10 Years Later, an Oral History of Superstorm Sandy

A decade after Sandy made furious landfall at the Jersey Shore, the region is still feeling her effects. The story, and the legacy, in the words of the people who lived through it.

Life & Style

“Brahms v. Radiohead” Mashup Rocks the Philadelphia Orchestra

Curtis alum Steve Hackman returns to lead the Philadelphia Orchestra with the symphony’s most unique offering this season.

City Life

Code Switch

How (and why) the team best known for beating people up is on a mission to take the bullies off Broad Street.

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City Life

34 Philadelphia-Area Bookstores for When You Need a Really Good Read

Love the smell of a dusty old tome? Looking for a page-turning best seller? Check out these new, used and independent shops.

bars during covid

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.