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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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Things to Do

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 […]

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City Life

DJ Robert Drake on Living in Mummerville and the One Holiday Song He’ll Never Play

My full name is … Robert Alan Drake. I’d like to think my initials — RAD — represent me in the ’80s. I grew up […]

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City Life

Is Elton John’s “Philadelphia Freedom” Actually About Philly?

When Elton — sorry, make that Sir Elton — plays his farewell shows in Philadelphia on November 8th and 9th at the Wells Fargo Center […]

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City Life

Temple’s New Basketball Coach Talks Allen Iverson and the Team’s Owl Mascot

My full name is … Aaron Fitzgerald McKie. I actually don’t know where the “Fitzgerald” came from. Maybe Kennedy? I grew up in … North […]

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City Life

A Museum Exhibit Devoted to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Opening in Philly

Take a moment to recall the last time you attended a major museum exhibition entirely devoted to a pop-culture icon. Was that icon a woman? […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park

Here’s how to make the most out of Fairmount Park. Hit Up Trails That Aren’t Kelly Drive Get away from the crowds. Boxers’ Trail  This […]

Maria Quiñones Sánchez
City Life

Maria Quiñones Sánchez on Her Pet Shih Tzu and Hanging Out in Northeast Philly Bars

My full name is … Maria de los Angeles Quiñones Sánchez. The woman next to my mother in the delivery room — her child passed […]

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Foobooz

Jose Garces Is Making a Comeback With Stella. Here’s What He Has to Say About It.

We opened Stella because … I’ve had a farm in Ottsville, about 25 minutes from New Hope, since 2010. I grew organic vegetables and really embraced […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Theater Season in Years

With Hamilton mania in full swing and the Fringe Festival — as well as a renegade competitor — about to begin, a look at the […]

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Things to Do

The Philly Theater Stars You Can’t Miss This Season

Mary Tuomanen North Philly Onstage this season in: Tuomanen, 38, will be Emma Goldman in Ragtime and the sole actor in An Iliad (see our […]

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Foobooz

Millennial-Owned Restaurants Are Changing the Way We Dine

In Philly, restaurant trends have their time and place. Take 2013, when every local bakery started serving its own version of the New York cronut. […]

Vai Sikahema
City Life

Vai Sikahema on Punching Goalposts, the NFL Catch Rule, and the Amazing Story Behind His Name

I was born in … Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, a small island nation in the South Pacific. My first name means … “water” in […]