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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 […]

visiting charlottesville
Things to Do

Weekending in Charlottesville: A Quaint Downtown With Nearby Wineries, Cideries, and More

With plenty of posh options for lodgings, a pedestrian mall packed with shops and restaurants, and wineries, cideries and breweries down seemingly every winding country […]

visiting washington dc
Things to Do

Weekending in Washington, D.C.: Getting Outdoorsy in the Nation’s Capital

Last year, D.C. earned the number two slot in the Trust for Public Land’s ranking of park access in the 100 largest U.S. cities. That’s […]

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Things to Do

5 Totally Drivable Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia

Not quite ready to book that overseas escape? Ease your way into post-quarantine travel with one of these fresh-air-filled (and fully drivable) weekend getaways. Weekending […]

visiting tilghman island
Things to Do

Weekending on Tilghman Island: A Pet-Friendly Escape on the Water

Of all the quaint small towns dotting Maryland’s Eastern Shore, St. Michaels gets the most attention. Fewer folks know about Tilghman Island, its sleepier — […]

visiting baltimore
Things to Do

Weekending in Baltimore: How to Eat Your Way Through the Charm City

Pre-pandemic, Baltimore was the most exciting up-and-coming food and drink destination on the Eastern Seaboard. Post-pandemic, the hot spots are still hot — though in […]

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Life & Style

Stylish With Jenna Lyons Winner Mike Grady on His Favorite Philly Things

Favorite Things Item I wear every day: A cloud of fragrance. Currently, it’s Maison d’Etto. I find that certain fragrances lower my anxiety level and […]

philly shopping
Life & Style

7 Buzzy New Philly Retail Arrivals to Have on Your Radar

New Boutique: Fason De Viv Zen Samad chats about her new Fashion District boutique, Fason De Viv Philly Mag: What’s the name mean? ZS: It’s […]

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City Life

One Reason I Hope We Never Stop Wearing Masks

Last year, I opened an email from someone I had met in person exactly once. She was responding to a work-related inquiry I’d sent. “I […]

bright color home design
Life & Style

Need a Mood Boost? Look Inside This Vibrant and Cheery Chestnut Hill Home

Designer Michelle Gage’s client — a writer, wife, and mother of two — knew what she liked: saturated colors, art and brass. She incorporated many […]

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Life & Style

25 Unexpected Gifts to Buy in Philadelphia This Year

Like the rest of 2020, the holidays might look a little different this year — and that’s even more reason to make every gift count. […]

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Life & Style

The Enduring Appeal of Uggs

Crocs, mom jeans, windbreakers, sandals with socks: If you keep up with trends, you know it’s cool to be uncool these days. I’ve long held […]

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Life & Style

Meet the Siblings Behind Lobo Mau, the Philly Apparel Line Mixing High Comfort and Bold Fashion

Nicole and Jordan Haddad — sibling owners of local apparel line Lobo Mau — chat sustainability, growth, and running a store during a pandemic. How […]