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Philly Old Navy Employees Claim White Workers Were Bused In for “Queer Eye” Taping

Three employees of color at the Old Navy in Center City claim that they and other black and brown co-workers were told to keep out […]

Be Well Philly

Sweat Diaries: The Art Director Who Wakes Up at 3:30 A.M. to Coach Workouts at F45

Who I am: Taylor Wenner (@taylorwenner_ and @phillyfitfoodies), 28 Where I live: Northern Liberties What I do: I’m a senior art director at Aloysius Butler and Clark and […]

Be Well Philly

Announcing Be Well Philly’s July Studio of the Month: F45 Training Center City

F45 Training Center City is our Be Well Philly Studio of the Month. If you’re a member (or become one; sign up here for $9 […]

City Life

I Tried the “New” Center City Sips. You Can Keep It.

Summertime downtown used to be fun, thanks to the booze-infused phenomenon known as Center City Sips. Every Wednesday in June, July, and August, I would leave […]

Be Well Philly

F45 Training’s New HIIT Gym Is Opening in Center City

“To go solo or not to go solo, that is the question” — of the fitness world, of course. Each of us has our workout […]

City Life

Philly Created More Jobs in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1969

The Center City District released its annual State of the City report on Tuesday morning. As always, it’s a useful compendium of statistics that tell […]


Just Say Yes: Amma’s South Indian Cuisine Reviewed

When the server asks if you want it spicy, just say yes. Say yes, and keep saying yes. And don’t worry, because it won’t be […]


Blume, a Natural Wine and Cocktail Bar, Will Replace Cinder in Center City

Teddy Sourias, the man behind such Craft Concepts Group bars and restaurants as BRU, U-Bahn, Tradesman’s, Kontrol, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool’s Ale House and Tinsel, is refreshing […]

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City Life

Philly Really Isn’t Happy About the Starbucks Coming to Dilworth Park

When news broke back in December that a new, plant-adorned mini-Starbucks would soon open in Dilworth Park, PlanPhilly pointed out a simple fact (which has pretty much all Philadelphians scratching […]


The Good-Time Machine: Giuseppe & Sons Reviewed

There’s a moment at Giuseppe & Sons, the new art installation from the Schulson Collective, that’s pure magic. If you’ve been there—which is likely, judging […]

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City Life

Here’s a Philly-Style Green New Deal You Can Actually Help With Today

Philadelphia is home to some 2.9 million trees. That sounds like a lot, but it translates to overall tree coverage of just 20 percent. It’s […]

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City Life

Church of Scientology Says It’s Building a Huge House of Worship in Center City

Thanks to actress Leah Remini’s explosive A&E documentary series on the Church of Scientology, the ridiculously controversial (read: allegations of kidnapping, financial coercion, and physical […]

Be Well Philly

F45 Training Is Hosting a Bunch of Free Workouts Before Their Center City Studio Opens

By now you’ve likely heard us talk (and talk and talk) about F45 Training, the Australian-based HIIT workout gym that’s bringing 10 (!!) locations to […]

City Life

Why You’ll Soon See Postcards to Hand to the Homeless in Center City

There’s a new campaign to end homelessness in Philly — and it encourages you to take a simple step to help. The Center City District and […]

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City Life

PHOTOS: Pulse, Dilworth Park’s Misty Fountain Art Exhibit, Is Now Open

Last month, we told you that Dilworth Park would soon become home to Pulse, an ethereal fountain art exhibition that we’re really excited to see in […]