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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 […]

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 […]

adam joseph
City Life

6 ABC’s Adam Joseph on His Winter Prediction and Why He Hates Coffee

My name is … Adam Joseph. My dad wanted me to be Henry Jr., but my mother hated that name, so I was Adam. And […]

seafood scene
Foobooz

Philly Is Going Through a Seafood Revival

We are, without a doubt, in the midst of a seafood renaissance. Here are five ways to make the most of the moment. 1. Start […]

philadelphia seafood history
Foobooz

Philadelphia Used to Be a Seafood Town. What Happened?

Back in the 1800s, catfish-and-waffle houses lined the Schuylkill into the Wissahickon. Shad fishing was once so popular on the Delaware, legend has it you […]

jennifer zavala
City Life

Chef Jennifer “Fear” Zavala on Watermelon Radishes, Uno, and the Best and Worst Things About South Philly

My full name is … Jennifer Doreen Feher-Zavala. My nickname is … Jen Fear. My husband’s last name is Feher — it’s German — but […]

philadelphia dinner party
Foobooz

The Philadelphian’s Guide to Hosting a (Small!) Dinner Party

(Note: While gatherings of 25 people or less are currently acceptable, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley has cautioned that there’s still a risk with gatherings […]

curtis jones jr.
City Life

City Council’s Curtis Jones Jr. Talks Dangerous Missions, Closing Prisons and His Green Thumb

My full name is … Curtis Joseph Jones Jr. I have to put the Jr. on because my father doesn’t want his reputation sullied. I […]

rebecca rhynhart
City Life

Rebecca Rhynhart on Her Political Aspirations and the One Book Everyone Should Read

I was born in … Madison, Wisconsin. My parents were at school there. And then I grew up in Abington, went to Abington High School, […]

tamala edwards
City Life

Tamala Edwards on Broadcasting From Her Living Room and Inspiring the Next Generation

My full name is … Tamala Edwards Lugrine. My sons were just asking me why “Edwards” is in there. They said, “Get rid of that. […]

philadelphia good news
City Life

50 Actually Good Things That Have Happened in Philly During the Coronavirus Crisis

In times filled with an endless bad news cycle, some good things still happened. Here are 50 positive moments from the past couple of months. […]