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jose garces
City Life

Jose Garces on Restaurant Critics and the Strangest Thing He’s Ever Eaten

My full name is … Jose Alonso Garces. There are accents on it, but I don’t use them. I was named after my grandfather, who […]

all-day cafes
Foobooz

Are Philly’s All-Day Cafes Built to Last?

All-day restaurants — places that serve food at all hours of the day — aren’t novel. (Think: 24-hour diners; all the cafes in Paris.) But […]

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Ticket

Craps Is the Only Casino Game You Should Play

I used to walk through a casino like a self-conscious teenage girl in a high-school cafeteria — unsure of what the unwritten rules were, but […]

philadelphia casinos
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There’s Never Been a Better Time to Hang Out at Philly-Area Casinos

Sports betting is legal, the food is better than ever, and there’s a new venue coming to town: Why not hit up a casino? Here […]

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How to Get Started With Sports Betting the Next Time You Visit a Casino

Slots and table games have been around for a while, but sports betting? That’s a relatively new phenomenon around these parts. Tom Gable, director of […]

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City Life

6 Very Philly Groundhog Day Predictions

Every February, we turn our frowning, frostbitten faces toward Punxsutawney, PA, to observe the behavior of one special groundhog in order to make vague long-term […]

City Council member Kendra Brooks
City Life

City Council’s Kendra Brooks on the Big Change She’d Like to See at City Hall

My full name is … Kendra Nicole Brooks. I was named after Angela Davis’s friend Kendra, who was mentioned in the New York Times in […]

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City Life

You Need to See Philly Author Lorene Cary’s Play, My General Tubman, at the Arden

It has been almost 30 years since West Philadelphia-bred Lorene Cary made it onto the radar of the literary world thanks to Black Ice, a […]

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33 Things to Do With Kids in Philly When It’s Cold Outside

One major challenge of parenting around these parts? January through March. But with a little creativity and planning, winter can be as fun as summer. […]

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Three Old-School Hip-Hop Acts to Catch in Philly This Week

Long before Kanye found Jesus, these acts dominated the charts. See them all this month. Snoop Dogg Around since: 1992 Song you undoubtedly know: “Gin […]

steve highsmith
City Life

Mummers Parade Host Steve Highsmith Talks Inclusivity and $10,000 Costumes

I was born in … Fort Gordon, a United States Army installation outside of Augusta, Georgia. I grew up in a military family. I got […]

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City Life

This New Tour Lets You Get Up Close and Personal With the Free Library’s Rare Book Collection

At some point in your life, you’ve probably read at least a few Charles Dickens novels — even if only under duress in middle school. […]

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Foobooz

Tibetan Dumplings, Fried Chicken Sandwiches, and Other Must-Try Philly Dishes

1. Prawns and sherry at Alpen Rose Three head-on, fire-grilled prawns served with a shot glass of fino sherry so that once you’ve eaten their […]

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Ticket

The Best Events This Month in Philadelphia

Looking for things to do this weekend? Check here. Concerts Billie Eilish The 18-year-old Grammy winner has been called “pop’s best new hope,” and for good […]

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Life & Style

20 Only-in-Philly Experience Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Have the ultimate overnight. You know how everyone is talking about the new Four Seasons? Join the convo: Book two nights at the city’s swankiest […]