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Healthy Grilling Guide: 5 Philly-Restaurant-Inspired Swaps to Make This Summer

Summers aren’t complete without barbecue. There are few things more quintessential to an American summer than cooking outside, on your home’s patio or your apartment’s […]

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Foobooz

10 Unforgettable Moments in Philly Ice-Cream History

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream when the weather gets summery and sultry. I mean, who doesn’t love ice cream? Chocolate, […]

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Things to Do

This Woodsy Cabin Retreat Feels Like a Summer Camp for Adults

For most city dwellers, the wilderness is appealing precisely because of what it isn’t: full of other people. River Mountain, nestled in the woods three […]

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Things to Do

12 Fun Things to Do With Kids in Atlantic City

Yes, Atlantic City is a town known mostly for its casino action for the grown-ups. But there are plenty of fun things to do with […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Fitness Studios Requiring Proof of Vaccination to Take Class or Go Maskless Indoors

Due to increasing vaccination rates and decreasing COVID-19 cases, the city of Philadelphia announced that vaccinated folks — as of June 11th — can go […]

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Driving Route 49 to the Shore: Where to Stop for Foot-Long Dogs and a “Belly Buster” Burger

Seemingly untouched by time or history or, really, development of any kind, Route 49 is a country road preserved, with idyllic views of farmland and […]

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Foobooz

Driving White Horse Pike to the Shore: Where to Stop for Sweet Jersey Corn and Amazing Elk Burgers

Time was, the White Horse Pike was a toll road named after a local tavern, best known for the ginormous metal horse that hovered over […]

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Foobooz

Driving Routes 70/72 to the Shore: Where to Stop for Amazing Pies, Ice Cream, and Tacos Al Pastor

This amble through the Pine Barrens has a rustic sort of charm, with abundant farm stands and forested back roads lusher than any highway. And […]

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Driving Route 47 to the Shore: Where to Stop for Oysters, Cheesecake and Massive Sticky Buns

Also known as Delsea Drive (so named because it takes you from the Delaware River to the sea), Route 47 is a meandering road that […]

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Foobooz

Driving Black Horse Pike to the Shore: Where to Stop for Square Pizza and Filipino Crabs

Long before we all hopped on the A.C. Expressway, the Black Horse Pike and its sister, the White Horse Pike, were the way it was […]

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Things to Do

10 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Philadelphia

On June 19th, 1865, nearly two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free the country’s remaining […]

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Things to Do

Worth the Drive: Visiting Henry Mercer’s Bucks County Masterpieces

It’s a rare Bucks County schoolkid who hasn’t gawked at the interior of the Mercer Museum in amazement. Who on earth assembled all this stuff? […]

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Foobooz

Eight Foods You Don’t Know About Unless You’re From Philly

In our buy-local day and age, it’s hardly surprising that regional specialties have become all the fashion. From Native American Three Sisters recipes to New […]

City Life

Permits, Parking and Kiddie Pools: How to Throw a Raging Philly Block Party This Year

The first mention of the phrase “block party” in the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer didn’t come until 1902. Once Philly discovered the block party, […]

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Things to Do

20 Ways to Celebrate Pride Month in Philadelphia

After a nearly 14-month-long pandemic, which limited indoor and outdoor gatherings alike, restrictions are beginning to ease — just in time to celebrate Pride Month. […]