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Be Well Philly

A Philly Food Influencer Wrote a Book on Cooking With Trader Joe’s Products

Philly-based food influencer Tracey Korsen — better known by her Instagram handle, @traceyjoes — has been sharing her Trader Joe’s-inspired meals the past two years. […]

Philadelphia chef Marcie Turney
City Life

Chef Marcie Turney on Flipping Burgers, Adopting Babies and the Future of Her Restaurant Empire

My full name is … Marcie Blaine Turney. Blaine was my grandfather. His nickname was Bud, and so the Bud in Bud & Marilyn’s is […]

Be Well Philly

This NYC Nonprofit Focused on Reducing Textile Waste Just Expanded to Philly

Every year, millions of tons of textiles are wasted during the fashion industry’s design and production processes. Typically, that excess, unused material ends up in […]

Life & Style

The Philly Places and Things Reap Wellness Founder Adjua Fisher Can’t Live Without

At Home Pets: We have a full house with two cats, Chip and Shade, and a grumpy 13-year- old pup named Sunny. Favorite thing in […]

Prajjé Oscar Jean-Baptiste
Life & Style

Project Runway’s Prajjé Oscar Jean-Baptiste on Growing Up in Haiti and His Namesake Fashion Line

What I make: “Women’s wear with couture details in a ready-to-wear way.” My childhood: “Growing up in Haiti when the government was overthrown for the […]

pierre robert
City Life

Pierre Robert’s Long, Strange Trip: 40 Years on the Air in Philly

When Pierre Robert took a job at WMMR in 1981, he had no idea that he’d hit retirement age at the same station, playing some […]

oat haus ceo ali bonar, who appears on the new episode of shark tank
Be Well Philly

The Fishtown Woman Behind Oat Haus Granola Butter Talks Shark Tank Appearance

When you watch the new episode of Shark Tank, you’ll see Fishtown resident Ali Bonar pitch her granola butter company, Oat Haus, to “sharks” Mark […]

ta'rea campbell
City Life

Keep an Eye Out for Philly’s Own Ta’Rea Campbell When Hamilton Launches in Philly This Week

The Broadway hit Hamilton is back in Philadelphia. We tracked down Philadelphia born and bred actress Ta’Rea Campbell, who has one of the main roles. […]

City Life

The Novel That’s All Over Your Instagram Is Set In Philly

Friend of Philly Mag Jo Piazza and Christine Pride are the co-authors of We are Not Like Them, a new novel set in Philly. If the book […]

Be Well Philly

How a Pair of Philly Cyclists Created a “Morse Code” to Make Spin Classes More Accessible

Recent research has found that 81 percent of people living with disabilities do not feel welcome in fitness spaces. These findings have prompted some action […]

Symone Salib
Life & Style

Muralist Symone Salib on the Philly Places and Things She Can’t Live Without

You’ve likely seen muralist Symone Salib’s bright, larger-than-life work splashed on buildings throughout Philly, from Fitler Square’s purple portrait of Jill Scott to the fluorescent […]

keesha boyd
City Life

Meet the Woman Who’s Driving Diversity in Comcast’s Programming

As studios and streaming services grapple with creating authentic diversity, representation and inclusion in television, Keesha Boyd is leading the way at one of the […]

Many Saints of Newark co-star Leslie Odom Jr.
City Life

Leslie Odom Jr. Explains His Big Role in the New Sopranos Movie

My full name is … Leslie Lloyd Odom Jr. My grandmother came up to New York from the South and was a maid for a […]

City Life

How Your Company’s Data Can Help Lead to Effective and Successful Decision Making

Michael Zyborowicz is a partner in Citrin Cooperman’s Business Process Outsourcing Practice (BPO) and co-leader of the firm’s Staffing Practice. With over 19 years of […]

mike quick
Eagles Report

Eagles Broadcaster Mike Quick on Calling the 2018 Super Bowl Win and His Record-Setting Touchdown

My full name is … Michael Anthony Quick, but in my family, I’m known as Tony. I grew up in … Hamlet, North Carolina, the […]