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Be Well Philly

Philly’s Herbal Workshops Made Me Look at the “Weeds” in My Yard in a Whole New Light

It’s a Tuesday morning, and I’m eyeing the wild tangle of my rowhome’s tiny backyard as I sip my coffee. I peer at a cluster […]

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Things to Do

This Woodsy Cabin Retreat Feels Like a Summer Camp for Adults

For most city dwellers, the wilderness is appealing precisely because of what it isn’t: full of other people. River Mountain, nestled in the woods three […]

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Life & Style

This Bright and Airy Shore House Was Inspired by a Bahamian Hotel

Wayne-based residential interior designer Stephanie Kraus knows the success of a custom build comes down to the designer-client relationship. So when she was hired to […]

Life & Style

Ready to Redecorate? Start With These Pretty Philly-Made Wallpapers

A year inside has us itching to redecorate — and we’re starting with these covetable wallpapers from Philly artisans. Wallpapers pictured above (starting from top): […]

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Life & Style

Meet the Lancaster Clothier Turning Vintage Quilts Into Wearable Art

What I make: “We transform vintage textiles into wearable art — one-of-a-kind jackets, denim, scrunchies, collars and now masks.” How I got started: “I started […]

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Be Well Philly

The 8 Best Facial Treatments to Get in Philly After Wearing a Mask All Year Long

OMG Breakout: Skin House Facial Bar This new 50-minute treatment uses deep cleaning and gentle exfoliation to clear congested pores, reduce inflammation, and minimize future […]

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Life & Style

How This Hollywood Designer Brought California Cool to Her Main Line Farmhouse

Life in Los Angeles was good for Brittany Hakimfar. A lead designer for AD100 interiors pro Waldo Fernandez, whose clients include Kris Jenner and Darren […]

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Life & Style

Spending a Year Getting Dressed for No One Taught Me How to Really Dress for Myself

If you’d asked me a few years ago who I got ready for each morning, I would have quickly — perhaps even defiantly — answered: […]

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Be Well Philly

6 Newish Ways to Shop Eco-Friendly Products in Philly Now

Philly’s eco-friendly scene is on the rise. Here, a look at some of the latest, and best, additions. Betting on Zero Waste Opened this fall […]

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Life & Style

Beyoncé BeyGood Grant Recipient Kimberly McGlonn on Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

English teacher turned Jenkintown borough Councilwoman Kimberly McGlonn advocates for sustainability and decarceration through her West Philly-based upcycled clothing brand Grant Blvd. Here’s what the […]

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Life & Style

Meet Buddha Babe, Mount Airy’s New Boutique for Gorgeous Handmade Baby Goods

Tina Dixon Spence speaks on her children’s line, Buddha Babe, and opening a storefront in the middle of the pandemic. What I make: “Bibs, blankets […]

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Property

Living in Media: A Neighborhood Guide

A Trolley Runs Through it Media may be one of the last suburbs in America to have a Main Street with a trolley. And that […]

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Be Well Philly

How Taking Shockingly Cold Showers Helps Steamroll My Anxiety

The other day, I reached into my shower and turned the knob all the way to cold. I inhaled and gingerly stepped into the biting, […]

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Life & Style

This Frank Furness-Designed Barn Was Transformed Into a Marvelous Modern Farmhouse

It started as a straightforward job: In late 2018, designer Lisa Furey was tasked with remodeling the kitchen in a Haverford home that a client […]

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Things to Do

Weekending in Delaware: Great Dining, Gorgeous Gardens, and Shore Towns to Explore

The state Joe Biden calls home is having a full-on moment. Here’s how to explore. Restaurant-Hop in Wilmington Highlights from the city’s dining renaissance Le […]