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Foobooz

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Kept Us Fed Amid COVID-19

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. A handful of weeks into the quarantine, when the dark […]

City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the Scientists and Frontline Heroes Fighting for Our Lives

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. For those who love the people who’ve come to be […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to Philly’s Small Business Owners Striving to Stay Afloat

Admittedly, it’s a little silly to get so emotional over an email. But that’s how it goes during a pandemic — an indeterminate one that’s […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Protested

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It was 1:40 a.m. on June 3rd, 2020, but it […]

City Life

Rachel Levine Is Saving Pennsylvania — and Becoming an Accidental Icon in the Process

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It’s a big day to talk to Rachel Levine. It’s […]

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City Life

Land of Hope and Dreams

It began when a girl disappeared. Dulce Maria Alavez, five years old, was taken by her mother, Noema, to the park in Bridgeton, a small […]

nurturing friendships
City Life

How the Coronavirus Shutdown Rekindled Our Appreciation of Friendship

I was five years old when I met my first best friend. It was summertime, and both of our families had just moved to town. […]

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City Life

Six Ways to Be a Good Friend for Life

For nearly two decades, Mary Beth McNeish Fedirko has been nurturing budding friendships as a preschool teacher at the Philadelphia School. Here, she shares universal […]

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City Life

Six Ways to Make New Friends in Philly in 2020

Even in the best of times, Philly can be a hard place to break into. Philly in 2020? Forget about it. But there are still […]

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Foobooz

2 Refreshing Cocktails You Can Sip All Summer Long

At the Lunar Inn in Port Richmond, the bar program focuses on easygoing cocktails meant to be sipped and shared with friends. Co-owner Emily Kovach […]

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Foobooz

6 Summer Beers for Every and Any Occasion

Christina Dowd is the executive director of Philly Loves Beer, the guiding force behind Philly Beer Week and lots of other beer-related events throughout the […]

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Things to Do

10 Socially Distant Getaways to Replace Your Canceled Vacation Plans

Check out these out-of-the-way inns and boutique accommodations for your next getaway. Ledges Hotel Hawley Distance from Philly: 2.5 hours The Poconos were on the […]

philadelphia summer 2020
Things to Do

A Philadelphian’s Guide to Making the Most of a Socially Distanced Summer

Will it be the season you were expecting? Probably not. Can it still be great? Absolutely. From cocktails to playlists, street games to road trips, […]

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Foobooz

Eat Around the Globe With Takeout From These 10 Philly Restaurants

So it looks like your summer vacation plans are canceled, right? But with takeout and delivery options, you can at least get a taste of […]

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City Life

David Magerman’s Big Plan to Burn Down the Internet

You’re being watched. Anything you search, anything you buy online, anything you even consider buying online before your better sense kicks in — an entire […]