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Foobooz

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Kept Us Fed Amid COVID-19

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. A handful of weeks into the quarantine, when the dark […]

City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the Scientists and Frontline Heroes Fighting for Our Lives

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. For those who love the people who’ve come to be […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to Philly’s Small Business Owners Striving to Stay Afloat

Admittedly, it’s a little silly to get so emotional over an email. But that’s how it goes during a pandemic — an indeterminate one that’s […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Protested

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It was 1:40 a.m. on June 3rd, 2020, but it […]

City Life

Rachel Levine Is Saving Pennsylvania — and Becoming an Accidental Icon in the Process

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It’s a big day to talk to Rachel Levine. It’s […]

Foobooz

Food & Wine Names Kalaya One of America’s Best New Restaurants

We’ve been singing Kalaya’s praises for a while, even before it was nominated for a James Beard award for Best New Restaurant. Now, Food & […]

Be Well Philly

This Project Manager Has a Jam-Packed Fitness and Social Calendar

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For […]

2019 best colleges rankings
City Life

How Philly Schools Fared in U.S. News’s 2020 College Rankings

These days, teenage kids are stressed. This much we know. The question of why, though, is more nebulous. One obvious answer could be that it has something to do […]

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Foobooz

Here Are All the Restaurants Serving at the 2019 Best of Philly Soirée

Every year, we at Foobooz eat and drink our way through the city’s dining scene for our Best of Philly issue. Then, we give you the […]

worst of philly 2019
City Life

Presenting the Worst of Philly 2019: From Brian Sims to Geno’s Steaks and Beyond

Well, we searched high and low to find you the Best of Philly 2019, but we couldn’t do so without also recognizing the worst. Enjoy! […]

City Life

Gritty Pays Tribute to 7 Iconic Philadelphians As Only Gritty Can

Dear Gritty: It me. Gritty. I’ve been writing this note in my head for a while, but it’s been hard to come up with just […]

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Foobooz

We Asked 5 French Philadelphians to Help Us Pick the Best Croissant in Town

There’s a reason you’ve been eating a lot of croissants lately. Sure, they’re hard to resist. But also, they’re around. Everywhere, really — because Philly […]

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Life & Style

How to Take Non-Cheesy Family Photos

Best family photographer Heather McBride gives her best advice for creating living-room-worthy portraits. Get out of the studio. A great photo captures who your family is […]

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Foobooz

The 5 Best Handmade Pastas to Try in Philly Right Now

Because every single menu in town now features handmade agnolotti and every restaurant kitchen now rocks its own extruder, here are the brightest pasta stars […]

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City Life

Why You Really Need to Take Your Kid to Drag Queen Storytime

There’s only one thing to know about Drag Queen Storytime, and that’s the proper lingo. Which is precisely why the fabulous Miss Maria TopCatt kicked […]