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Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine, who says we need to stay away from the Jersey Shore beaches that are reopening
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Rachel Levine to Pennsylvania: Stay Away From the Jersey Shore!

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Jersey Shore Beaches Are Reopening, but Rachel Levine Says to Stay Away Whether you consider it a glimmer of […]

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8 Refreshing Swimming Holes Worth Exploring Near Philadelphia

Philly summers are always dynamic. With tons of outdoor activities, from pop-up beer gardens to kayaking adventures, the city seems to radiate vibrant energy this […]

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Six Gloriously Warm Ways to Escape a Sub-Zero Philly Winter

1. Take a Direct Flight Step on the plane at PHL. Step off in … AUSTIN Flight time: 3 hours, 18 minutes Average January high […]

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N.J. DEP Increases Beach Closures to 15, Including A.C.

Elevated bacteria levels have caused the Department of Environmental Protection to close 15 beaches in New Jersey, including Atlantic City beaches. 

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A.C., Ocean City Beaches Among 31 Flagged by N.J. DEP

Elevated bacteria levels have prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to close three New Jersey beaches and issue a water quality advisory at 31 others. The […]

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Portuguese Man-of-War Washes Up on Jersey Shore

One of the world’s most feared “jellyfish” has washed up at the Jersey Shore. A Portuguese man-of-war, a venomous creature known for its painful sting, washed up […]

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Is the Ex-Owner of Philly’s Hottest Swim Club Selling Fake Memberships?

Monarch Swim Club is not your average swimming pool. At just over four feet deep, the seasonal pool at the Piazza in Northern Liberties doesn’t […]

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Why’s Everyone Freaked Out About Cape May Beach?

If you really squint at the shape of New Jersey, it looks like a malformed hand pointing angrily at the ocean. And the fingertip that’s […]

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Ocean City May Allow Dogs on Its Beaches

Ocean City, the town with a history of restrictive laws, could be loosening its leash a little. City Councilman Keith Hartzell has proposed a law that would […]

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You Could Now Go to Prison For Feeding Seagulls in Ocean City

Feed any seagulls in Ocean City this summer, and your nice beach trip could end with a three-month jail sentence. In a letter released last week, […]

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Ocean City Wins Best Beach in America Bracket

It may not feel like it today, but New Jersey’s shore towns are quickly waking up from their winter slumber. It’s only 47 days until […]

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Wildwood’s Beaches Named Top 10 for Families

It is a long walk to the ocean in the Wildwoods. At the beach’s most expansive points, expect to walk about 10 minutes from the boardwalk […]

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Seven Fabulous Florida Trips for Philadelphians

Considering that they’re nearly a thousand miles apart, Philly has always had an unexpectedly tight relationship with Florida. There are the old-money Main Liners who’ve […]

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DEAL ALERT: North Shore Beach Club Offering Half-Off 2016 Memberships

If you’re thinking of getting a membership at North Shore Beach Club next year, it’s time to put your plan-ahead hat on and act. The Northern Liberties […]

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The Edit: 8 Gorgeous Beach Cover-Ups to Add to Your Shore Rotation

The best way to top off stunning swimwear with with a killer cover-up. And while it’s tempting to throw on an old tank and cotton shorts for […]