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Inside Jim Kenney’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

“There is a finite period of time for each of us to make a positive impact on our city as elected officials,” Mayor Jim Kenney […]

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Holidays in Cape May: This Charming Seaside Town Transforms Into a Winter Wonderland

Mom-and-pop shops and quaint B&Bs dot this charming seaside town that transforms into a winter wonderland come Christmastime. The ornate Victorian homes and walkable streets […]

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Holidays in Hershey: Could it Get Any Sweeter?

Hershey is just the place where two people would fall in love at a Christmas bake-off, have heart-to-hearts over hot cocoa, or indulge in a […]

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Holidays in New Hope: Where Country Meets Cosmopolitan

Nestled between Philly and New York, New Hope is the perfect backdrop for a city mouse looking to find herself. This Bucks County­ town on […]

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9 Philadelphia Holiday Festivities to Indulge in Right Now

Everything Is Illuminated The Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular, presented by Dietz & Watson, runs at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks and boasts 1.2 million […]

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4 Magical Holiday Getaways Just a Couple Hours Drive From Philadelphia

Romantic holiday movies have convinced us that charming small-town festivities are the best way to celebrate the season. Luckily for us, opportunities for such cinematic […]

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Holidays in Bethlehem: There’s a Reason They Call it “Christmas City USA”

If there’s any city where the holiday spirit conquers all, it’s “Christmas City USA,” founded and named by Moravian settlers on December 24, 1741. In […]

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COVID Turned the Philanthropy World Upside Down

When I was a child, my mother would speak often of her father. He was 22 when he and my grandmother came up from North […]

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30 Great Philly Nonprofits to Give To This Year

Veteran services The Veterans Multi-Service Center What It Does – Serves those who served Budget – $12.7M Founded – 1980 Too many Vietnam War veterans discovered themselves […]

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39 Philly Gifts For Everyone on Your List This Year

Anyone can whiz through their holiday shopping by logging on to Amazon — but chances are, everyone you’re buying for has already done the same […]

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5 Takeout Desserts That’ll Make You a Hero This Thanksgiving

The air is crisp; the drinks are hot; our stoops are decorated with lumpy, bumpy gourds. We’re all in it, we’re all feeling it, and […]

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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 […]

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How the Pandemic Brought Campbell’s Soup Back From the Brink

Campbell’s Soup was in hot water. The venerable company, born just across the river from Philadelphia in the city of Camden, was due to celebrate […]

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Living in Collingswood: A Neighborhood Guide

Housing First Haddon Avenue in Collings­wood has become a model Main Street over the past two decades. Every day, shoppers and diners stroll its sidewalks, […]

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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 […]