backyard wedding
City Life

My Pandemic Story: A Philly Bride Who Traded Her Big Wedding for a Small Backyard Ceremony

Published as a part of the “This Is My Pandemic Story” article in the May issue of Philadelphia Magazine. Here, Erin Markle, a CHOP research […]

A Philadelphia public pool that won't be open this summer thanks to coronavirus cutbacks.
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: You Can Probably Forget About Public Pools in Philadelphia This Summer

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Public Pools in Philadelphia Will Likely Be Closed This Summer Thanks to Coronavirus Crisis Public pools in Philadelphia provide […]

Be Well Philly

5 Philly Running Pros’ Best Advice on Running with a Mask

It’s time to put on a mask, people — and it’s been time since Tom Wolf called for universal masking back on April 3rd.  So […]


Pray for the Philly BYOB

I’m not sure anybody who entered a creative field ever had a choice in the matter. As I see it, artists, writers, musicians — they […]


How a Philly Chef Is Using Tamales to Support Immigrant Workers During Coronavirus

“The biggest lesson of this is that when you have a community of people who want to support an idea, you can get things done […]

fairmount rainbows video
City Life

A Fairmount Creative Director Filmed This Uplifting Video Tribute to His Neighbors

With the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been plenty of bad news. Over a million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, and tens of thousands have died. […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Pennsylvania’s Takeout Cocktails Plan

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Pennsylvania’s Takeout Cocktails Plan Includes Gigantic 64-Ounce Drinks Note: This summary of the takeout cocktails plan was corrected after […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Find Virtual Therapy and Mental Health Resources in the Philly Area

Though the first concern when it comes to the dangers of the pandemic has been physical health, consideration for mental health should also be of […]

NextHealth PHL

How Philly Tech Companies Are Modernizing Coronavirus Clinical Trials

The basic tenets of the modern clinical trial haven’t changed in nearly three centuries, and on some level, that’s a good thing. Researchers today still […]


Where We’re Eating Right Now: Mexican Takeout and Delivery in Philly

Things are weird right now. We get that. But since no one can be expected to cook every meal at home during this emergency, we’ve […]

City Life

Coronavirus Could Put a $650 Million Hole in Philly’s Budget. Here Are Four Takeaways

The past decade has been a good time to be a public official who likes spending taxpayer dollars. This is because there have been lots […]

City Life

Once the Quarantine Is Over, I’m Over These Philly Institutions

As we prepare to enter yet another month of self-quarantine that shows no sign of quickly ending, things are beginning to get ugly. This is […]

Airbnb wedding
Philadelphia Wedding

Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Planned Our Airbnb Wedding in Two Days

Center City duo Audrey Westerman, 31, and David DeJoseph, 32, were set to be wed March 21st at the Radisson in Scranton, with 140 of […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Thousands Violate Stay-at-Home Order to Watch Dirt-Stupid Fighter Jet Flyover

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Thousands Violate Coronavirus Stay-at-Home Order to Watch Dirt-Stupid Flyover You want to know how to basically guarantee that lots […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly Should Deploy an Army of Contact Tracers to Protect Against the Virus’s Inevitable Second Wave

Dr. David Nash, the founding dean emeritus of the Jefferson College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University, knows we’re far from done with COVID-19. […]