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Be Well Philly

Public Pools Where You Can Swim for Free Around Philadelphia, Mapped

While last year not a single one of Philly’s pools was open, this year, Philadelphians have the chance to enjoy some relief from the sweltering […]

Foobooz

Where You Should Be Eating Ice Cream in Philadelphia

It’s ice cream season — and while we consider the frozen delicacy to be a year-round food, nothing quite hits the spot in hot weather […]

Be Well Philly

Philly-Area Golf Courses With Budget-Friendly Tee Times

Now more than ever, golf is in full swing, as the naturally socially distanced sport has skyrocketed during the pandemic. And it’s not just longtime […]

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Things to Do

21 Ways to Cool Off In, On and By the Water Around Philadelphia

Summer is here, and the best way to beat the heat is to swim, paddle, and cool off by the river of your choice with […]

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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 […]

Foobooz

13 Classic Philly Diners to Eat at Because We Missed Them So Much

Philly loves diners. As a city, we understand the need for a go-t0 spot in every neighborhood where you can get a late night milkshake, […]

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Foobooz

Crab Shacks! Dairy Bars! BBQ! All the Best Places to Eat on the Way to the Shore

Your trip to the ocean can include plenty of mouthwatering meals … as long as you know where to look. By Victor Fiorillo, Jason Sheehan […]

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Foobooz

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 […]

route 47 food
Foobooz

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 […]

Things to Do

Breathe the Sweet Summer Air at These 6 Philly-Area Lavender Farms

As the Philadelphia region reopens after the long, isolating pandemic, lavender farms in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are gearing up for — ahem — a […]

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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 […]