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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The “Tell Your Dog I Said Hi” Mask

At last, a solution to the can’t-pet-’em-in-a-pandemic conundrum.

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Best Thing This Week: A New Record on the Appalachian Trail

Schwenksville native Liz Anjos ran — yes <em>ran</em> — the entire 2,190 miles in 51 days, 16 hours and 30 minutes, a new northbound record for women. What’s your excuse for not running 40 miles a day?

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There’s Not a Company Name Cute Enough to Mask the Dark Side of Corporations

Businesses today — with their fuzzy, friendly names — all seem to want to cozy up to you. But there are plenty of reasons to keep your distance.

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Best Thing This Week: The Girl Scouts Get a New Look

This is not your grandma’s uniform, that’s for sure.

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Best Thing This Week: It’s BLT Season!

The tomatoes are ripe and fresh from the garden. We wait all year long for this.

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Best Thing: The Kids on the Sixers Stepped Up

They are managing, somehow, to make basketball fun.

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Best Thing This Week: A Winner in Wawa vs. Sheetz!

The battle for your belly is officially over and done thanks to this Shorti birth announcement.

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Best Thing This Week: A Win for a Great Old Oak Tree

The owners of Chester County’s Great Oak Farm have prevented future development of their property, home to a magnificent William Penn Tree.

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Best Thing This Week: Ballard Spahr’s Racial Justice and Equality Initiative

The Philly firm will put the power of its 250-person litigation team to work for racial justice … for free

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Best of Philly: Here’s to the Scientists and Frontline Heroes Fighting for Our Lives

Whether they’re helping patients who are sick or homing in on a vaccine, let’s hear it for the scientists.

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Best Thing: Philly Sports Are Back! Sort Of!

The sounds of summer — pro sports on the radio — return.

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Best Thing: Gritty’s Big Queer Eye Makeover

That navel! Those eyebrows! How do you improve on perfection?

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Zoo Goes Greener

A rain garden in the parking lot? You bet — and more!

 

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Best Thing This Week: Malcolm Jenkins’s New Gig

Here’s to a warrior on and off the field.

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The Best Thing This Week: A High-School Graduation Like No Other

Off they go, into the wild blue yonder …