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Best of Philly Spotlight: Adam Smith’s Tips for Your Next Home Inspection

Buying a new house? Don’t sign on the dotted line until you meet Adam Smith, our pick for Best Home Inspector. His boutique service includes […]

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Best of Philly Spotlight: The Veda Den’s Nicoli Sinclair on How to Meditate Without Getting Bored

Meditation shouldn’t feel like a chore, a forced practice, or an escape from boredom. If your meditation routine is starting to seem stale, try these […]

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The Best Bike Shops in Philadelphia Where You Can Buy Gear and Get Repairs

Philadelphia’s bike culture is something special. Not only do we have bike lanes connecting urban areas to scenic suburbs, but we have spaces that seek […]

City Life

8 Ways to Make Philly Streets Safer for Kids

In the early 1970s, the people of the Netherlands had had enough: Too many fellow citizens — 3,300 a year, 500 of them children — […]

City Life

17 Big Ideas to Make Philly a Kid-Friendly City

Eleven summers ago, the Center City District unveiled a newly renovated Sister Cities Park. Embedded in the midst of the buzzing Ben Franklin Parkway, the once-barren swath […]

City Life

4 Ways Philly Could Make Public Transit Easier for Kids

Because access is everything. Here, a handful of family-forward transit transformations: Let ’Em Ride Indego bikes with kids’ seats would be a great addition to […]

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Barbie-Themed Parties and Pop-Ups in Philly

“Nothing big planned … just a giant blowout party with all the Barbies, and planned choreography, and a bespoke song.” The Barbie movie is already […]


The Best Tacos in Philly

The taco scene in Philly is so robust, there’s an argument to be made that the best taco is the one at your neighborhood joint […]

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Where to Find Canoes, Kayaks, Pedal Boats, and Paddle Boards Around Philadelphia

We’re all about getting on, in, or near the water this summer — whether that’s via a public pool, a natural swimming hole, or another […]

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The Healthiest Things to Eat at Wawa for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Wawa is a total Philly classic. If you live or work in Philly, you’ll rarely find yourself far from one of their locations. Whether you’re […]


Where to Eat in Fishtown

Fishtown is not unlike a mermaid. It has some truly enviable qualities. (Mermaid-wise, we’re talking about swimming skills. Fishtown-wise, there’s no denying that the neighborhood […]

Life & Style

12 Newish (and Affordable!) Hotels to Book for Your Next Beach Getaway

There are so many reasons to love the Shore — from delectable eats on the way to beach workouts and hidden gems for food, shopping, […]

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Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in Philadelphia

Commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison during the Revolution, le quatorze juillet (July 14th) is France’s celebration of independence. For so long, Bastille Day […]


The Totally Unofficial, Official Guide to Philly’s Complimentary Bread Baskets

Restaurants that give free bread with dinner are a dying breed. Great bread takes time, expertise, and a ton of work, so it’s not surprising […]

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10 Healthy (and Cheap!) Dates to Plan in Philly This Summer

Gone are the days when dinner and a movie was the benchmark for a decent night out. To help spruce up your repertoire of potential […]