Coronavirus

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City Life

The Defiant Ones: Some Bars Remain Open During the Coronavirus “Shutdown”

So who’s open? My friend sent me that message on Monday night. He wanted to know where he could go get a drink in the […]

City Life

Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals Philly at Its Absolute Best — and Utter Worst

A week ago, I was able to buy toilet paper and bleach in abundance at my nearby CVS. I did this while planning a dinner […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Standstill Begins, PPA to “Relax,” Beer and Wine Still Available

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. The Philly Coronavirus Standstill Begins With the city’s Monday announcement that all Philadelphia bars and restaurants had to close […]

Foobooz

A Long List of Philly Restaurants Selling Gift Cards

  We’re encouraging readers who have the income to consider buying a gift card for their favorite restaurant, bar, cafe or other food business. Consider […]

City Life

I Planned My Granddaughter’s First Birthday Party for Months. Then We Had to #CancelEverything

The plans had been set for a long time. The invitations arrived way back in January, for one o’clock on Saturday, March 14th. My first […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: The Shutdown Gets Real, The Numbers Grow, The People Need Their Booze

Update: As of 5 p.m. on Monday, dining (or drinking) inside of Philly bars and restaurants has been banned until at least March 27th. Restaurants […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Responsibly Stock Your Pantry, According to Philly Nutritionists

This post has been updated. Grocery shopping in the time of coronavirus has been … a whirlwind to say the least. There’s been an increase […]

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Be Well Philly

Philly Fitness Studios Offering Online Workouts That You Can Stream at Home

If you’re practicing social distancing to help slow to spread of coronavirus, that doesn’t mean you have to quit your favorite Philly fitness studios. Below, […]

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City Life

Montco Bars and Restaurants, KOP Mall Defy Governor Wolf’s Request to Close During Coronavirus Crisis

UPDATE: The King of Prussia Mall posted a message on its web site on Saturday, saying it expected all non-essential tenants to close.  On Thursday, […]

City Life

Penn’s Rapid Move-Out Plan Puts Heavy Burden on International Students

Update March 16th 5 p.m. On Sunday, the University of Pennsylvania denied Gantulga’s application to remain on campus. In an email, the university wrote, “Your […]

City Life

Can Philly Hospitals Handle Coronavirus?

How are the region’s major health-care providers responding to the COVID-19 crisis? Philly Mag connected with two senior officials at Jefferson Health — CEO Stephen […]

City Life

Your Family Needs a Coronavirus Plan. Here’s How to Make One.

The coronavirus just got real for all of us, real fast. Events are being cancelled left and right. Universities are moving classes online. Schools are […]

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City Life

City Bans All Events of 1,000 or More People Due to Coronavirus

Update: At 4 p.m. city officials announced that all events of 1,000 or more people have been banned immediately. They expect this ban to remain […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: SEPTA and Amtrak Slump, Colleges Lock Down, To Cancel or Not to Cancel

Update: Thanks to the coronavirus, the City of Philadelphia has now banned all events expecting 1,000 or more people and is advising residents against attending […]

Be Well Philly

How Philly Fitness Studios Are Responding to Coronavirus

UPDATE: Since the time this article published, many studios have closed, limited the number of spots in each class, or moved their workouts online. Find […]