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City Life

Keep an Eye Out for Philly’s Own Ta’Rea Campbell When Hamilton Launches in Philly This Week

The Broadway hit Hamilton is back in Philadelphia. We tracked down Philadelphia born and bred actress Ta’Rea Campbell, who has one of the main roles. […]

charlie dove
Foobooz

Audrey Claire Is No More. Charley Dove Might Become Its Indispensable Replacement.

For those of you who don’t follow the shifting tides of sway and power in the restaurant scene, let’s start here: Forever ago, restaurateur and […]

Many Saints of Newark co-star Leslie Odom Jr.
City Life

Leslie Odom Jr. Explains His Big Role in the New Sopranos Movie

My full name is … Leslie Lloyd Odom Jr. My grandmother came up to New York from the South and was a maid for a […]

terror behind the walls
Things to Do

Say Goodbye to Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls

Most people who live in the Greater Philadelphia area probably know of Eastern State Penitentiary’s existence thanks to the 19th-century prison’s highly publicized and highly […]

mike quick
Eagles Report

Eagles Broadcaster Mike Quick on Calling the 2018 Super Bowl Win and His Record-Setting Touchdown

My full name is … Michael Anthony Quick, but in my family, I’m known as Tony. I grew up in … Hamlet, North Carolina, the […]

hudson valley
Things to Do

Weekending in Hudson Valley: An Artsy Escape With Outdoor Galleries and Andy Warhol Masterpieces

A longtime leafy weekend escape for New York City-dwellers, the Hudson Valley is also a haven for creatives. Make the three-hour drive northeast from Philly […]

Chautauqua Lake
Things to Do

Weekending in Chautauqua Lake: A Lucille Ball Museum, Breweries and a Year-Round Resort Hotel

Seventeen-mile-long Chautauqua Lake anchors this under-the-radar (to Philadelphians, anyway) region of western New York, where it’s easy to find fun any time of year. Jamestown […]

new york weekend getaway
Things to Do

5 Dreamy, Totally Driveable Weekend Getaways in New York State

It’s not all Times Square, traffic and tunnels. The Empire State is full of luxurious, innovative and serene destinations no matter what you’re looking for. […]

the thousand islands
Things to Do

Weekending in The Thousand Islands: Fun on the Water With Kayaking, Boat Tours and a Harbor Hotel

This chain of more than 1,800 tree-capped islands dotting the St. Lawrence River makes an ideal home base for water sports. Start by renting a […]

governors island
Things to Do

Weekending on Governors Island: Green Spaces, Restaurants, and Spas Just a Stone’s Throw From Manhattan

The best part of New York City doesn’t even feel like a city. The onetime military base just 800 yards off Manhattan has gotten a […]

Alicia Vitarelli
City Life

6 ABC’s Alicia Vitarelli on Living in South Philly and Raising an Eagles Fan When You’re a Native New Yorker

My full name is … Alicia Marie Vitarelli Pantaleno. Lots of vowels. I grew up in … Staten Island, which is very much like South […]

philadelphia spraygrounds water fun
Things to Do

21 Ways to Cool Off In, On and By the Water Around Philadelphia

Summer is here, and the best way to beat the heat is to swim, paddle, and cool off by the river of your choice with […]

ana ortiz
City Life

Ugly Betty’s Ana Ortiz on Meeting Tom Hanks, Swimming in Swann Fountain, and Having a Dad on City Council

My full name is … Ana Louise Ortiz. My grandmother is Louise, my mother’s middle name is Louise, and my father’s middle name is Luis, […]

City Life

Author R. Eric Thomas on How Living in Philly Was “Life-Giving, Vibrant and Weird”

The “R” stands for … Robert. I used to tell people it stood for Romeo, which was a deranged choice. When I shortened Robert to […]

philly picnic foods
Foobooz

8 Must-Have Takeout Foods to Include in Your Perfect Philly Picnic

Barn Cat Cheese from Conscious Cultures Creamery A bloomy vegan blue that will make you reexamine all your vegan cheese opinions. Lemonade from Micah’s Mixx […]