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Foobooz

The Philadelphian’s Guide to Hosting a (Small!) Dinner Party

(Note: While gatherings of 25 people or less are currently acceptable, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley has cautioned that there’s still a risk with gatherings […]

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Life & Style

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sporadic Mid-Pandemic Salon Visits

Philly’s top stylists are working double-time to help you manage your pandemic hair. Here, five ways to make the most of those sporadic salon visits. […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Bear Mountain State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear Mountain, NY Getting there: 134 miles from Center City — just under two and a half hours by car Personal space: […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Rocks State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Jarrettsville, MD Getting there: 86 miles southwest of Center City — about an hour and a half by car Personal space: 855 […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring the Pinelands and Wharton State Forest

FIELD GUIDE Location: Eastern NJ Getting there: Varies. Wharton State Forest is 26 miles from Center City — some areas are up to an hour […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Lums Pond State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear, DE Getting there: 50 miles southwest of Center City — roughly one hour by car Personal space: 1,790 acres, including the […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Pine Creek Gorge

FIELD GUIDE Location: North-central PA Getting there: 230 miles northwest of Center City — about four hours by car Personal space: The gorge is in […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Valley Forge National Historical Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Valley Forge, PA Getting there: 21 miles northwest of Center City — about 35 minutes by car Personal space: 3,452 acres, 35 […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Hickory Run State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: White Haven, PA Getting there: 90 miles north of Center City — about an hour and 40 minutes by car Personal space: […]

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City Life

Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election

The June primary — our first election attempt under pandemic conditions and with a massive increase in mail-in voting — may not have been a total […]

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Life & Style

8 Ways to Cut Back on Plastic Waste in Your Beauty and Wellness Routines

This article was originally published in our April 2020 print issue as a part of a guide to living a zero waste lifestyle. Given the […]

cape may in the fall
Things to Do

Your Guide to Visiting Cape May in the Fall

This jewel of a Shore town — all postcard-perfect beaches, Victorian facades and adorable antiques shops — has a wild side the summer crowds miss: […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Visiting Atlantic City in the Fall

A place that was once all about casinos is now a diverse, multicultural, food-centric oceanfront city for people who actually like cities. Plus, easy connections […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Visiting Seven Mile Island in the Fall

The chichi sister towns of Avalon and Stone Harbor slow to a crawl in the off-season … which is exactly the point. Where to Stay […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Visiting Asbury Park in the Fall

With its retro-cool vibe and eclectic year-round music, art, retail and restaurant culture, this famous little Shore town has become, as one local told the […]