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Life & Style

I Never Knew How Much I’d Miss Shopping in Person

The small front hall of my Queen Village home has morphed into a full-on packing, shipping and receiving facility. (Jeff Bezos would be impressed.) On […]

chestnut hill home renovation
Life & Style

Instead of Moving, This Family Turned Their Chestnut Hill House into a Stylish Dream Home

The story of this 2019 Chestnut Hill reno is sort of like an episode of HGTV’s Love It or List It. This was the owners’ […]

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Life & Style

Sabbatical Beauty’s Adeline Koh on How She Develops Her Powerhouse Skin-Care Products

Ingredient obsessive Adeline Koh — founder of Sabbatical Beauty — on the powerhouse potions she mixes in her Bok Building studio What I make: Asian-inspired […]

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Life & Style

This Sleek Wood Speaker Will Make a Statement in Any Room

Serious audiophiles spend megabucks on big speakers. Casual listeners are happy with a small Sonos. The Mac is for the people in between — those […]

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Life & Style

James Beard-Nominated Author Reem Kassis on Her Favorite Philly Takeout and Her Next Cookbook

Lauded author Reem Kassis left her hometown of Jerusalem at 17 to attend Penn. After more degrees, a stint in London, and a James Beard-nominated […]

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Property

3 Ways the Coronavirus Crisis Is Expected to Shape Housing Prices in and Around Philly

Robin Gordon of BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors recently told me a story: Clients of hers, a couple, had moved from Gladwyne into the city […]

Three Graces Coffee
Life & Style

Take a Peek Inside the Prettiest New Coffee Shop in Philadelphia

When Yulee Park was an attorney in New York City, she would regularly decamp to coffee shops to get work done. Fast-forward 12 years: Park […]

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Life & Style

What 14 Creative Philadelphians Wore During Quarantine

How does Philly’s creative class hole up? With swagger, obviously. We asked artists, restaurant owners, stylists and more to document their quarantine style through self-portraits. […]

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Life & Style

The Wharton Grad Making Health-Care Worker Shoes That Look As Good As They Feel

Joe Ammon’s wife — a nurse at Penn Medicine — could never find the perfect work shoe, so he set out to make one for […]

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Life & Style

9 Ways Philly Boutiques, Brands, and Makers Pivoted Quickly Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

Just like restaurants, Philly’s boutiques, brands and makers have had to pivot — and quickly. Here are nine ways area shops are adapting to the […]

oak design project renovation
Life & Style

These TV Set Designers Gave a Historic Fairmount Townhouse an Old-School Look With a Modern Twist

You may not have heard of Oak Design Project before, but you’ve definitely seen owners Rachelle Lazzaro and Kevin Bennert’s work: They build out sets […]

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Life & Style

How Philly Leather Goods Brand Hemlock and Hyde Got Its Start

Leanne Polidore on Hemlock and Hyde, the booming leather-goods brand she creates with her husband, Nick, out of their Mount Airy studio. What we make: […]

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City Life

Tiger King Memes Are My Coronavirus Self-Care

Note to readers: While this is an essay about memes, describing one is as cringey as botching a good joke — so I’ll keep that […]

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Life & Style

How 6 Influential Philadelphians Travel in Style

Amy Voloshin Founder of Printfresh and Voloshin Favorite destination: Cadaqués in Catalonia, Spain. It was home to Dalí, and it’s a great place to retrace […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Prioritize Wellness While Traveling, According to 4 Philly Health Pros

Leaving Philly for some R&R is great, but where does that leave your wellness routines? We asked local experts how to stay healthy on the […]