Coronavirus

City Life

In a Post-Lockdown World, Philly Tourism Eyes a Reset

It was shaping up to be another banner year for tourism. In January and February, Philly was on pace to break its all-time visitation record […]

NextHealth PHL

Where to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Philadelphia

More than 73,000 people in Philadelphia have been tested for coronavirus since March 16, when the city first began tracking cases of COVID-19. In recent […]

Ayla Wolf who was charged by Bellmawr police with "organizing a protest" at the reopened Atilis Gym
City Life

Police Charge Woman With “Organizing a Protest” at Rogue Atilis Gym

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Police Charge Woman for “Organizing a Protest” at Reopened Atilis Gym in Bellmawr As we told you yesterday, the […]

Be Well Philly

How TV Anchor Dana Perino Is Covering the News and Staying Fit from the Shore

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in the greater […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Got Married With an Emergency Self-Uniting License

Since April 6th, the Philadelphia Register of Wills has only issued virtual marriage licenses for self-uniting ceremonies in emergency situations. In that time, the ROW […]

City Life

What a Drexel Epidemiologist Says About Sending Kids to Summer Camps This Year

Parents in the Philadelphia area are anxiously wondering whether summer camps will open next month — or at all this year — and if it’s […]

Be Well Philly

How the Sixers Are Staying Fit and Eating Healthy at Home Right Now

Over two months ago, the NBA announced it would be suspending the remainder of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision came minutes […]

atilis gym co-owner Ian Smith in Bellmawr, New Jersey after police cited him for reopening the gym against shutdown orders
City Life

Defiant Gym Raises $1,000 Per Hour in Legal Defense GoFundMe

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Defiant Atilis Gym in Bellmawr Raises $1,000 Per Hour in Legal Defense GoFundMe The eyes of the anti-shutdown movement […]

NextHealth PHL

5 Puzzling New Symptoms of Coronavirus, Explained

It started with a cough. In the early days, when COVID-19 first began to spread beyond its origin in Wuhan, China, doctors warned about a […]

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City Life

Questlove, Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, DJ Jazzy Jeff Unite for COVID Relief Concert

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Music Stars Unite for PHLove Coronavirus Relief Concert In 1995, Philly hosted Live Aid. In 2005, we hosted […]

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City Life

I Tried It: Rite Aid’s Do-It-Yourself COVID-19 Test

As I reflect upon my time here at Philly Mag, I realize I’m the guy who volunteers to do weird stuff. Sometimes painful stuff. Sometimes […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

A Drive-By Caravan Honored a Couple’s Original Wedding Date, and Their Reaction Was Everything

Amazing moments of community continue to come out of the Philadelphia wedding world during the pandemic — like when a bride’s mother and Kate Boyle […]

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City Life

Now That We Work From Home, My Husband and I Have Front-Row Seats to Each Other’s Professional Lives

It started pretty quickly — maybe four, five days into our quarantine. I wasn’t restless — two years of being a stay-at-home mom and work-from-home […]

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City Life

50 Actually Good Things That Have Happened in Philly During the Coronavirus Crisis

In times filled with an endless bad news cycle, some good things still happened. Here are 50 positive moments from the past couple of months. […]

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City Life

Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against Pennsylvania Coronavirus Shutdown Orders

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Local Business Owners Begin to Revolt Against the Coronavirus Shutdown Orders Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s coronavirus czar, has […]