City

City Life

Jim Kenney Reads Mean Tweets: The Last-Term Edition

Philadelphia might be a slightly less celebrity-starved town lately on account of Jason Segel and the return of Kendall Jenner, but let’s face facts: We’re […]

City Life

The Tiniest Wawa in Philly Is Finally Opening

It seems like just yesterday we celebrated Wawa Week in Philadelphia, which culminated with our beloved convenience store opening its flagship location in Washington Square […]

septa airport regional rail construction
City Life

Don’t Panic, Regional Rail Riders: The Next SEPTA Key Rollout Step Is Only a Drill

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. We’re about to find out if the old aphorism holds true when it comes to […]

jim kenney
City Life

New Term, Same Mayor: Kenney Outlines His Top Priorities

As last year wound to a close, we spent time looking back at the first-term accomplishments of Mayor Jim Kenney. Now it’s a new year, […]

politics predictions
City Life

10 Bold Predictions for Philly Politics in 2020

It’s a nod to fair representation enshrined in Philadelphia’s Home Rule Charter: While there are seven at-large seats on City Council, parties can nominate only […]

terravida chris visco
City Life

Can Philly’s Weed Queen Survive in the World of Corporate Marijuana?

The first man through the door had waited so long for this day that he collapsed, sobbing, in Chris Visco’s arms. Visco, co-founder and CEO […]

City Life

It’s About to Get a Whole Lot Easier to Bike Between Philly and the ’Burbs

The Circuit Trails in Pennsylvania and New Jersey — one of the largest trail networks in the nation — just got a big funding boosts, […]

christmas tree
City Life

Here’s How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Philly

This story has been updated to correct the date at the Palmer Doggie Depot. What to do with a Christmas tree after its holiday tour […]

philadelphia magazine long reads
City Life

12 of Our Favorite Philadelphia Magazine Long Reads of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, you may be thinking about goals for 2020. We’d like to suggest a popular one: read more. Not only […]

carson wentz jason segel
City Life

People of the Year: The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Memorable

It’s been quite a year here in ye olde Philadelphia. 2019 kicked off with a bombshell of an indictment. It wraps up with high hopes […]

City Life

Looking Back: Reflecting on Jim Kenney’s First Term as Mayor

After beating Republican challenger Billy Ciancaglini in the general election last month, Mayor Jim Kenney is set to begin his second term in January. But before […]

philadelphia skyline
City Life

These 5 Stats Tell the Story of Philadelphia Over the Past Decade

As the year winds down, we thought we’d take a look back at not just this past year, but the past 10 years — the […]

City Life

15 Stunning Photos That Show Off Philly’s Holiday Magic

The holiday season is in full swing here in Philadelphia. As we head toward the New Year, let’s take a look at some photos that […]

ridley creek state park
City Life

Here’s Your Chance to Help Decide the Future of Pennsylvania’s Parks

The next 25 years of Pennsylvania state parks are being planned now — and you can weigh in on what will become of the state’s […]

wawa beer
City Life

The Wawa Credit Card Breach: What You Need to Know

Let’s get straight to the bad news: If you’ve shopped at Wawa any time in the past 10 months — which is to say, if […]