Scout

getting dressed
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: […]

zero waste sustainability
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 […]

grant blvd Kimberly McGlonn
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 […]

buddha babe
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 […]

media pennsylvania
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 […]

wim hof method
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, […]

historical renovation
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 […]

visiting delaware
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 […]

driveable weekend getaways
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 […]

mike grady
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 […]