Whole fried chicken, Cajun-spiced wings, fish and grits, pig’s feet with collard greens and potato salad — any home-style soul food you’re craving can be found at Berta’s. Additional location in Berlin, N.J. 639 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn, NJ 08107, auntbertaskitchen.com/.
This place isn't at all fancy (be prepared for sweltering wet-concrete-floored greenhouses), but once you feast your eyes on the unusual annuals (torenia! Angelonia! Gomphrena!) perennials, succulents, pond plants and shrubs, you won't mind a bit. Never plant those ubiquitous Home Depot petunias again. 1116 East Philadelphia Avenue, Gilbertsville, PA 19525, wendys-flowers.com.
One glance at all the homespun textiles, ironstone pitchers, metal milk-bottle caddies, etc., and you'll have a sudden desire to flee the city for greener pastures. Instead, you'll just bring the greener pastures home with you. 8511 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118, isabellasparrow.com.
You probably never realized it until right now, but you need more goats in your life. Fortunately for you, this local nonprofit leads walks with goats in communities all over the city. Or you can see the goats whenever you want at their home in North Philly’s Awbury Arboretum. 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA 19138, phillygoatproject.org/.
Piano-bar sing-along (main floor) plus ass-shimmying dance club (upstairs) plus solid restaurant (basement; grab a burger before Ubering home) adds up to a night that’s totally worth the next-morning hangover. 243 South Camac Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, tavernoncamac.com/.
Jamaican food and Korean food, two cuisines that have no business getting in bed together, somehow made it happen in Manayunk, where Korean-style double-fried wings look right at home next to a basket of smoky, spicy jerk chicken. 3847 Terrace Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128, thespicybelly.com/.
Sure, Hill wowed Karlie Kloss and Christian Siriano on this past season of Project Runway, but we’re happy the Moore College of Art and Design alum is back home, because her fierce-but-feminine designs (that genius five-way VersaCoat!) could only be dreamed up by a Philadelphian. harx4.com.
If you can't make it to this NoLibs Pilates-and-barre studio, its arsenal of at-home mat workouts, accessed via a virtual membership or by joining Ploome's virtual fitness challenge, will kick your butt from wherever you set your laptop down. ploomephilly.com.
The Neapolitan pies at Suburban Square's family-friendly pizzeria are legit -- even the nontraditional Buffy, with its shrimp and Fresno chilies -- and the pastas offer serious bang for your buck. At $9 for a hearty half portion of spaghetti with crab and baby tomatoes, this place makes it hard to justify cooking at home. Suburban Square, Ardmore, PA 19003, parlorardmore.com/.
Your friends will think you spend your weekends scouring flea markets for all the design-blog-worthy baubles displayed in your home, when really you just went here, where treasures like Victorian church kneelers and antique tabletop cigar lighters find new life but remain affordable. 611 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, .
The secret to a really, really relaxing Shore vacation? Bringing this Philly-based therapist along for the ride. She sees clients in their homes from A.C. to Cape May all summer long, offering Zen-filled massages and facials, along with waxing and makeup services. Philadelphia, PA 00000, handsathome.com/.
Unlike most Philadelphia Korean restaurants that specialize in Korean-style barbecue, the highlights at this superb home-style restaurant are soft tofu soup and braised fish. But bring a translator, because beyond "bathroom" and "check, please," the staff here doesn't seem to understand a lick of English. 6443 Market Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082, .
Peyton Flynn is something of a ceramics legend in Philly, making vibrant home and kitchen wares for brands like Madewell. Add her extra-shiny vases with squiggly handles to your collection to give your house an instant mood boost. cloud9clay.com.
Just admit to yourself that you’re never going to get around to cleaning everything — and hire this team, you cheapskate. They’ll scour your home, from the cabinet tops to the baseboards, and leave you wondering what took you so long. mydbcleaning.com.
Don’t expect to do a lot of working out in this workout. It’s mostly about animal rescue orgs helping puppies find homes – and puppy snuggles. Lots of puppy snuggles. Popping up at studios like Amrita Yoga & Wellness and OpenBox Athletics.