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City Life

The 10 Essential Sound of Philadelphia Songs Everyone Should Know

Hit play, then go check out our oral history of the Sound of Philadelphia, in which Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with friends and collaborators […]

Things to Do

Nine Great Spots For Bird-Watching in Philly and the ’Burbs

Sure, you can just glance out your back window and see birds; that’s part of their charm. But why not up your odds of glimpsing […]

Things to Do

11 Places to See Cherry Blossoms and Other Flowering Trees in Philadelphia

You don’t have to live in Washington, D.C. to experience the wonder of cherry blossoms. In 1926 Japan gifted 1,600 cherry trees to Philadelphia for […]

Foobooz

Shop for Locally Grown Produce at These Philly Boutique Markets and Grocers

Philadelphia happens to be particularly well-situated for excellent local produce. New Jersey and central Pennsylvania are patchworks of lush farmland that grows food almost year-round. […]

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9 Philly Hotels With Over-the-Top Amenities

While there are plenty of ways to enjoy Philly’s booming hotel scene without ever booking a room, if you are staying overnight — or have […]

kids can enjoy pennsylvania trout season beginning on march 27th
City Life

It’s Trout Season! Here’s How to Enjoy Fishing In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania trout season officially kicks off on Saturday, April 3rd. But on Saturday, March 27th, the kids have a special day just for them. Plus, […]

Foobooz

Let Philly Chefs Cook Your Easter and Passover Meals This Year

The spring holidays are upon us, and though we’re still very much contending with COVID, it’s possible you’re planning a small gathering of vaccinated friends […]

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Be Well Philly

8 Reasons You’ll Love Shopping at the New Giant Riverwalk Store

Over the past few years, Philly has seen not only a number grocery stores opening, but entirely new-to-the-region chains and brand-new concepts launching here for […]

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Be Well Philly

Real Philly Therapists on the Worst Mental Health Advice and Trends They’ve Seen on TikTok

TikTok, the minute-long video app that pairs sharable background audio with viral dances, comedic skits, cooking and DIY tutorials, real-life scary stories and more, has […]

visiting delaware
Things to Do

Weekending in Delaware: Great Dining, Gorgeous Gardens, and Shore Towns to Explore

The state Joe Biden calls home is having a full-on moment. Here’s how to explore. Restaurant-Hop in Wilmington Highlights from the city’s dining renaissance Le […]

visiting washington dc
Things to Do

Weekending in Washington, D.C.: Getting Outdoorsy in the Nation’s Capital

Last year, D.C. earned the number two slot in the Trust for Public Land’s ranking of park access in the 100 largest U.S. cities. That’s […]

visiting charlottesville
Things to Do

Weekending in Charlottesville: A Quaint Downtown With Nearby Wineries, Cideries, and More

With plenty of posh options for lodgings, a pedestrian mall packed with shops and restaurants, and wineries, cideries and breweries down seemingly every winding country […]

driveable weekend getaways
Things to Do

5 Totally Drivable Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia

Not quite ready to book that overseas escape? Ease your way into post-quarantine travel with one of these fresh-air-filled (and fully drivable) weekend getaways. Weekending […]

visiting tilghman island
Things to Do

Weekending on Tilghman Island: A Pet-Friendly Escape on the Water

Of all the quaint small towns dotting Maryland’s Eastern Shore, St. Michaels gets the most attention. Fewer folks know about Tilghman Island, its sleepier — […]

visiting baltimore
Things to Do

Weekending in Baltimore: How to Eat Your Way Through the Charm City

Pre-pandemic, Baltimore was the most exciting up-and-coming food and drink destination on the Eastern Seaboard. Post-pandemic, the hot spots are still hot — though in […]