Tonya Russell

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Spirits Up! Is Hosting a Week of Wellness Pop-Up Events Around Philly

The new series — which is centered on “Black health, creativity, life and freedom” — will kick off on June 14th, with events planned for different public spaces all around the city.

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Philly Fitness Week Is Here to Reignite Your Love of Group Workouts

The collaborative celebration will bring together more than a dozen local studios, all offering deals to get you back in the door.

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Look Inside Mount Airy’s New Super Budget-Friendly Grocery Store

Grocery Outlet — offering products discounted by 40 to 70 percent — is now open.

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Philly Cyclists Share Their Best Advice for Buying Gear and Riding in the City Safely

From how to find a good helmet to where to practice until you’re more comfortable on the road.

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Old City’s New “Immersive” Indoor Cycling Studio Offers a Cinematic Experience

Take a sneak peek inside BFit4Life before its mid-April opening.

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Shopping at the New Giant Riverwalk Store

For starters, it has a Mission Taqueria inside.

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Biking Was Big in Philly Even Before the Pandemic. Then the Past Year Sent it Skyrocketing

Philly’s cycling scene has been growing for years. Now, record numbers of newbies are turning to biking for exercise, travel, and access to the great outdoors.

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Real Philly Therapists on the Worst Mental Health Advice and Trends They’ve Seen on TikTok

The video app has a lot of people giving out free mental health advice — not all of it good. Here, local experts help us break down the most damaging trends.

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I Tried Shopping Ethically for One Month and Failed on the First Day

Despite the rocky start, contributing writer Tonya Russell figured out the best — and easiest — ways to be an ethical shopper.