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City Life

10 Ways to Create Less Waste at Home

Contributing less to landfills is good for our planet. Putting less trash on the curb is good for our sanitation department. Here are a few expert-approved ways to reduce your waste footprint. 


West African Food, But Make It Fast-Casual

City Life

Democratic Control of Harrisburg Would Have Huge Implications for Philly. Can It Really Happen?

NextHealth PHL

A New $10M Program Will Improve Access to STEM Opportunities for Women, Black and Latinx Students in Philly

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City Life

It’s August, and Many Philly Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks

“There’s a pandemic, dude,” said a masked protester to an unmasked cop on Sunday. “If there’s a pandemic, then you should be at home,” he replied.

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Philadelphia Wedding

A Philly Singer Pays Tribute to the Virtual Weddings of the Coronavirus

And he eloped in Rittenhouse Square amid the pandemic.

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NextHealth PHL

How Ala Stanford Became a Champion for the Health of Black Philadelphians Amid COVID

While the city waited for funding, this Philly surgeon launched her own program to bring free coronavirus testing to the Black community. But it’s hardly the first time in her life she’s stepped up.

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Life & Style

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

The author of The Palestinian Table shares the things and places she loves the most.

City Life

Best Thing This Week: A Winner in Wawa vs. Sheetz!

The battle for your belly is officially over and done thanks to this Shorti birth announcement.

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City Life

Mayor Kenney’s Thursday Zoom Press Conference Didn’t Go So Well

The mayor grew visibly agitated as reporters had the nerve to ask him about gun violence, COVID-related SEPTA problems and, yes, Philadelphia trash pickup.


Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Keep up with the news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak in Philadelphia.

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At the Shore: Vintage Cottage in Stone Harbor

This little classic comes with one very attractive amenity not found often in Stone Harbor.

City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in Beauty, Health and Wellness

In Philly, where only 2.5 percent of businesses are Black-owned, these entrepreneurs have overcome more obstacles than most. Then came the pandemic, which drew a stark line between essential and non-essential businesses.


The Philly Chef on a Mission to Share the Wonders of Haitian Cuisine

Chris Paul’s Lakay pop-up is a deeply personal culinary introspection of his own Haitian heritage.

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City Life

Mayor Kenney to Philadelphia: Knock It Off With Your DIY Home Reno Projects

Plus: Interboro schools official refuses to resign in wake of petition bearing more than 8,000 signatures against her. And Wawa debuts very Happy Meals-like kids meals.

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Contemporary/Georgian Manor in Newtown

This huge yet compact mansion has a Georgian Revival heart but wears a contemporary mask.

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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

Local health experts help us determine what’s true and what’s false about COVID-19.

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City Life

Uncle Bobbie’s Owner Marc Lamont Hill on Anti-Racist Reading Lists and Reopening for Business

The Germantown bookstore, a Best of Philly winner this year, reopened this week for the first time since March.

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NextHealth PHL

An Inside Look At Penn’s Brain-Zapping Treatment for Essential Tremor

MR-guided focused ultrasound therapy is now covered by Medicare, giving millions of patients access to a minimally invasive treatment for the world’s most common movement disorder.

City Life

What Happened to Marie Noe, the Philadelphia Mother Who Murdered Eight of Her Babies?

The West Kensington woman’s case stunned the world in 1998 — but had faded from memory over the years. Here’s how her story ends.

Be Well Philly

5 Healthy Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

From an outdoor spin class with Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness to a Cira Green rooftop barre class, here are five great activities to keep you healthy this weekend.

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