No one really needs fresh flowers, but how happy would you be to have a new batch brightening your space on the regular? Sign up for a Flwry subscription and you'll get cut-that-day locally grown blooms automatically supplied once or twice a month. Theflwry.com.
This tiny team of Philly-based all-natural cleaners is polite, communicative, and so committed to your total satisfaction that members practically beg you to critique their work, then keep scrubbing until you give the thumbs-up. They'll also do your dishes and laundry at no extra charge, if you ask. newleafcleaningcompany.com.
Rather than focusing solely on eliminating clutter (though she does that, with zeal), DeMorrow sees the photo-gleaning process as an opportunity to help people tell their stories. After listening to yours, she'll create digital and physical albums that capture the important stuff -- and help you set up a thrice-backed-up, bulletproof digital archive you can manage on your own. heartworkorg.com.
Is "tinkerer" part of your Twitter bio? Do you wish it were? This maker's studio has the coolest equipment (3-D printers! Laser cutters!), plus classes in stuff like digital embroidery and metalwork. A tutor can also give you one-on-one instruction in any area that interests you for $60 an hour. Locations at 2025 Washington Avenue and 1227 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, nextfab.com.
Let's start with the facts: It's a putt-putt course in a warehouse in Kensington. It's BYOB. It's 13 holes. It's decorated with ephemera that was around before Caddyshack was in theaters. It's got arcade games from the '90s and is open until 1 a.m. If your date doesn't find this the least bit amusing, it's time to call it a night. 161 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122, keystoneminigolf.com.
Homing in on your tee game is probably the last thing you thought you'd ever be doing near Chinatown, but the HD simulators in this inconspicuous building allow you to "play" some of the world's most prestigious courses, while the high-tech swing analysis, private lessons and beginner workshops keep the yips away no matter the season. 211 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, golfsciencecenter.com.
This two-year-old race benefits the Monster Milers, a group of runners who jog with shelter dogs, and finishes with a Rescue Rally where participants can cozy up to adopt-able pooches. Who knows? You might walk away with a new running buddy. rescuerun5k.com/RR/Home.html.
Goldthorp's back-to-the-basics approach shows you don't have to lace up your sneakers to improve your stride. Focusing on strengthening your weak spots—do you have rock-hard calves and a less-than-firm core?—he'll up your running game. And at the end of your next big race, you'll have the PR to prove it. fixyourrun.com.
This 3,000-square-foot box (CrossFit argot for "gym") has everything you need to learn the ropes, including totally chill owner Joey Renzi, who's loved by in-the-know CrossFitters and the go-to for newbies. On Saturdays and Sundays, his gym hosts one-hour, $10 boot-camp classes meant to introduce you to CrossFit moves without overwhelming you. You just might be enticed to stick around and try the real thing. 1414 South Darien Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, crossfitphl.com.
There's now a reason to shop at Urban Outfitters past the age of 25: In the KOP location, you'll find the company's new fitness brand, which has taken Urban's splashy aesthetic and translated it into gymwear (floral yoga pants, tie-dye sports bras, graphic-printed tech shirts) for a look infinitely cooler than your boring black leggings. King of Prussia Mall, 640 West Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA 19406, urbanoutfitters.com.
Family history (60 years of it, in fact) is what makes the food that comes from the kitchen so heartfelt. Just scan the options for anything that has the excellent pastrami, corned beef or smoked fish on it, and you'll leave with a big smile on your punim. 1962 Country Lane Road, Huntington Valley, PA 19006, benandirvs.com.
The Borgata's lively bar boasts an insane number of tequilas, the best cover bands in A.C., and hot bartenders who keep the party going. Recent renovations mean a new section with reserved seating if you're VIP enough to score it. 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, theborgata.com/nightlife/bars/gypsy-bar.
Skirt the fashionable Main Line mainstay has answered our busy-women prayers with its new service: Log onto the site, answer a bunch of style questions, and within a day you'll get the most exciting delivery of your week a pretty printed box packed with complete outfits pulled together just for you, plus an accompanying custom booklet explaining how to build each look. Pay only for what you keep. styleboxbyskirt.com.
The King family doesn't go in for fancy arrangements or bells and whistles. (No surprise there: They're Amish.) These growers, who come from Lancaster every Saturday to sell their flowers at the Rittenhouse and Clark Park farmers' markets, put together simple but stunning bouquets so vivid that the kiosk literally stops passersby in their tracks. And you can take one home for as little as $5. Rittenhouse and Clark Park farmers markets, .
The city's most compelling band is a curious amalgam of jazz, gospel and old-time rock-and-roll that WXPN once aptly labeled "dark Americana." Find and download the self-titled debut album on iTunes. northernarms.org.