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2020 Best Hobby You Didn’t Know You Needed: Mushroom Hunting

Philadelphia Mycology Club

You probably didn’t realize that Philly’s parks, trails and even sidewalks are home to a huge variety of mushrooms, many of them edible. But how do you begin? And how do you not, you know, die from ingesting, oh, say, a death cap? Simple: Find the Philadelphia Mycology Club on Facebook. They host mushroom hunts all over the region, and if you’re lucky, you’ll come home with some tasty hen-of-the-woods or morels for supper. Read More »


2018 Best Ping-Pong Club


The best part of this year-old destination isn’t the cocktails or beer list (though both are good), or the 16 Olympic-grade ping-pong tables, or the pro-led games. No, it’s that when your ball goes sailing across the room (and it will), the employees will retrieve it for you. Read More »

211 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-463-4850 | Website

2018 Best Club For Absolute Silliness


Aside from that infamous ball pit, there’s also a slide, fur-trimmed pillars, and a giraffe made out of mirrors. We’re not sure if anybody is still doing acid these days, but maybe leave that for another night, because this underground dance club next to Suburban Station is a trip unto itself. Read More »

1635 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-534-4128 | Website