lobo mau
Life & Style

Meet the Siblings Behind Lobo Mau, the Philly Apparel Line Mixing High Comfort and Bold Fashion

Nicole and Jordan Haddad — sibling owners of local apparel line Lobo Mau — chat sustainability, growth, and running a store during a pandemic. How […]

Lamar Gore John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
City Life

Lamar Gore on Helping Nature Through Climate Change, a Pandemic and Racial Inequity

As we’ve all been seeking safe, socially distanced outdoor activities during the pandemic, many Philadelphians have discovered John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, those 1,000 acres […]

City Life

The Latest Pennsylvania Polls Show Biden Ahead. Can You Believe Them?

On November 1, 2016, a week before the latest presidential election, Franklin & Marshall College released its final poll of Pennsylvania. A poll is but […]

Be Well Philly

This Physician Assistant Begins Each Morning Feeding Her Chickens

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each […]

jennifer zavala
City Life

Chef Jennifer “Fear” Zavala on Watermelon Radishes, Uno, and the Best and Worst Things About South Philly

My full name is … Jennifer Doreen Feher-Zavala. My nickname is … Jen Fear. My husband’s last name is Feher — it’s German — but […]

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NextHealth PHL

Q&A: Everything You Need to Know About Herd Immunity and COVID-19

As COVID-19 infections continue to rise, nearly everyone is seeking answers as to what might bring the pandemic to an end. One popular theory is […]

Gabe Stone Shayer
Be Well Philly

Rising Star Gabe Stone Shayer on Breaking Stereotypes as a Black Male Ballet Dancer

Classical ballet dancer Gabe Stone Shayer grew up in Center City, dreaming of traveling the world. “I used to love walking on the Parkway and […]

Be Well Philly

This Warminster Gym Owner and Trainer Teaches 18 Classes a Week

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each […]

frances hoover
Life & Style

Frances Hoover of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse on All Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

Frances Hoover — now executive director of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse — has worked for corporations and schools and is as much an artist […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

How to Have Your Friend Officiate Your Wedding (Legally!) in a Pennsylvania Self-Uniting Ceremony

Self-uniting, or Quaker, weddings were popular in Pennsylvania before the pandemic. After all, they are a unique way to say your “I do’s,” with you […]

Be Well Philly

A South Philly Native’s Journey to Becoming a WNBA Player

As a kid, Kamiah Smalls (@ksmalls3) indulged in a dream that many young athletes share: to make it to the pros one day. But for […]

City Life

Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the Return of the Philly Orchestra, Crowdless Concert Halls, and Good Silence

When the Philadelphia Orchestra returns to the stage for the opening night of its reimagined 2020 season, things are going to look a bit different. […]

City Life

A Philly Teacher Opens Up About What Really Happens in the Online Classroom

If this is not the strangest school year of all time, then it’s surely close. Kindergarten through high school — all taught from home and […]

Be Well Philly

This Local Doctor Wants to Make Healthcare More Accessible

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be chatting with our semi-finalists in the 2020 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge brought to you by Independence […]

jennifer weiner
City Life

Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media

Philadelphians first saw Jennifer Weiner’s name when she was a young Inquirer staffer in the 1990s. More than two decades later, the Philly-based writer is […]