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connecticut gold coast
Things to Do

Why You Should Make a Weekend Getaway of Connecticut’s Gold Coast

The Stepford Wives and Billions painted Connecticut’s Gold Coast as a sort of hedge-fund paradise, a place of insulated affluence, blue-blood suburbia and sailboats. Combine […]

City Life

The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2020 Presidential Election in Philly

Here we go again. When we put together this guide four years ago, we thought the upcoming election would be the most consequential of our […]

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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 […]

pandemic haircuts
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. […]

bear mountain state park
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: […]

rocks state park hikes
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 […]

pinelands
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 […]

lums pond state park
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 […]

pine creek state park
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 […]

valley forge
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 […]

hickory run state park hike
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: […]

pennsylvania general election
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: […]

atlantic city fall
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 […]