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City Life

Barstool Sports Is Betting Big on Philly. But Are We the City They Think We Are?

It’s a rainy Friday afternoon in Havertown, and a guy from Boston is about to try a slice of pizza. Dave Portnoy, founder, president and […]

bright color home design
Life & Style

Need a Mood Boost? Look Inside This Vibrant and Cheery Chestnut Hill Home

Designer Michelle Gage’s client — a writer, wife, and mother of two — knew what she liked: saturated colors, art and brass. She incorporated many […]

philadelphia foods
Foobooz

10 Delicious Dishes Worth Going Out of Your Way to Eat in Philly

Listen, they may be hard to find, and you might have to DM some folks on Instagram. You’ll have to go out of your way, […]

philly food trends
Foobooz

5 COVID-Era Philly Food Innovations We Hope Stick Around Forever

It’s true that the biggest restaurant trend of 2020 was Existential Dread. But even the most horrible predicaments — like what COVID did to the […]

winter activities
Things to Do

4 Socially Distant Activities and Sports to Try This Winter When You’re Bored of Staying Inside

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing Pretty much anywhere with snow and walking space is a good spot to try these winterized takes on low-intensity hiking, so […]

comfort food
Foobooz

6 Rich and Filling Philly Dishes That’ll Warm You Right Up

These rich, filling dishes satisfy the soul after a long day outside. Snert The quintessentially Dutch split pea soup — which chef Joncarl Lachman loads […]

winter getaways
Things to Do

3 Newish Winter Getaways That Are All Within Driving Distance of Philly

Outdoorsmen should book a waterfall ice-hiking excursion with Fishtown-based wilderness adventure outfit Valley to Summit. The full-day outings in north-central PA’s Ricketts Glen State Park […]

philadelphia winter
City Life

4 Ways the City Could Make the Winter of COVID More Liveable

We trick out city parks. Our parks are shaping up to be important social hubs — some of the few places to see anyone outside […]

covid winter
Things to Do

We’ve Been Dreading Winter All Pandemic Long. Now That It’s Here, Let’s Make the Most of It

When the safest options are staying outdoors and sticking closer to home, making the most of a winter in Philly is simple: Lean into the […]

outdoor winter hangouts
Things to Do

Pro Tips for Making Your (Socially Distant) Outdoor Hangs This Winter Cozy and Fun

THE EXPERTS Alisa Tongg of the Bacon & Lox Society, a Poconos collective specializing in outdoor gatherings Matt Wetzel of Thomas Matthew Designs, a Main […]

city commissioner al schmidt
City Life

City Commissioner Al Schmidt, Hero of the 2020 Election, Is Ready to Call It Quits

When Al Schmidt first ran for city commissioner in 2011, seeking one of the three seats in charge of Philly’s elections, he probably never thought […]

teller
City Life

Master Illusionist Teller on the Return of His CW Show and What He Misses Most About Philly

My full name is … Teller. It actually says that on my passport and driver’s license, but the driver’s-license people felt obliged to put a […]

philadelphia zoo fire
City Life

The Day the Great Apes Died: The Legacy of the 1995 Philadelphia Zoo Fire

It was Christmas Eve — December 24, 1995 — and it had snowed in Philadelphia, big soft flakes floating through wintry skies and drifting to the […]

snow days
City Life

2020 Even Ruined Snow Days. Great.

It’s the winter of 1964. I’m eight years old, in the second grade, living with my parents and three siblings in Glenside, a sleepy Montco […]

Be Well Philly

Meet 6 Inspiring Trainers and Leaders Revolutionizing Philly’s Fitness Scene

The year 2020, in its roller-coaster way, highlighted long-standing racial disparities and inequities in just about every sector of society, and health and wellness was […]