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Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

After a long, strange, difficult, challenging, revolutionary year, Philadelphia is still standing. Six notable writers reflect on how the pandemic changed some of their favorite […]

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City Life

What Is Old City Without Tourists?

Last summer, for the first time in anyone’s memory, the tourists didn’t come. For two decades, we’ve lived in Old City. “A block from the […]

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City Life

It’s the Peregrine Falcon’s World

In the spring of 2020, frustrated commuters (including me) thought they could finally glimpse the end of the construction morass that was the Betzwood Bridge […]

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Things to Do

13 Ways to Have the Ultimate Poconos Summer Vacation

Maybe, for as long as you can remember, the beach was your go-to summer escape. Then 2020 happened, your world shrank, and the Poconos — […]

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Things to Do

I Spent a Weekend in Pocono Palace Resort’s Over-the-Top Romance Den — and Loved Every Minute of It

For a certain generation at a certain time, as sex became more acceptable in pop culture and returning GIs needed a place to take their […]

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The Best Poconos Hikes, Parks and Natural Wonders to Explore Now

Our favorite Poconos hikes, parks and natural wonders. Tannersville Cranberry Bog Monroe Eons ago, a glacial lake formed in what is now Canada and crept […]

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Things to Do

White-Water Rafting, Zip Lining, and Six Other Outdoor Activities to Try in the Poconos

It’s not summer without a little adventure. Here’s where to find it. White-Water Rafting Carbon Take to the water for a dam-release rafting adventure with […]

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Want to Buy a House in the Poconos? You’d Better Move Fast

First things first: Make sure your wallet is fully loaded. As agent Bev Waring of Keller Williams’s Stroudsburg office puts it, when you go house-hunting […]

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Cozy Cabins, Luxury Resorts, and Boutique Hotels to Book for Your Next Poconos Getaway

Ready to be amongst people again? Book a room at one of these great places. The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort Monroe Sure, Shawnee makes […]

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9 Poconos Breweries and Wineries Worth Visiting Now

Log Tavern Brewing Pike This creekside brewery has more than a dozen options — including a fruity NEIPA, an easy-drinking lager, and one seriously refreshing […]

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Foobooz

Where to Eat in the Poconos Now

Joe Bosco BBQ Monroe Fans of brisket, sausage and ribs will love the backwoods charm of this humble cabin dinette, which serves up BBQ the […]

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9 Farmers Markets, Shops and Makers for Scoring Poconos Provisions

Stock your cabin kitchen from these farmers’ markets and local makers. Moka Origins Wayne Moka sources its coffee and cacao beans in Cameroon, then processes […]

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City Life

What Will Happen to Center City If Commuters Never Return?

As she sits in her West Mount Airy twin, Kisså Reckamp sometimes finds herself missing the commute to Center City. Admittedly, it only takes a […]

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City Life

One Moment From John Fetterman’s Past Could Derail His Senate Bid

It’s the Ides of March, a date that lives in infamy, the day that Julius Caesar was betrayed and butchered by members of the Roman […]

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How Six Philly Artists and Organizations Pivoted and Thrived During the Pandemic

Here’s how six Philadelphia artists adapted and thrived when the world came to a halt. Shanina Dionna Gig: Visual and performing artist, educator, mental health/wellness […]