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City Life

2020 in Review: These Are the People and Things I’m Grateful For in a Challenging Year

While stocking up on last-minute groceries at Whole Foods this week, I got my privilege checked. As I was wrapping up a call, I began […]

Be Well Philly

Don’t Want to Throw Away Your Christmas Tree? Let Goats Eat It!

Yes, we know it’s still prime holiday season — but planning ahead is never a bad idea. Some people like to keep their tree up […]

a screenshot from christmasprism, the new app that lets you find quality christmas light displays near you
City Life

Delco Dad’s Christmas Lights Map App Goes National

Mike Kane wasn’t expecting all that much when he launched ChristmasPrism on November 30th. His new app would allow homeowners with Christmas light displays to […]

singer wallis performing her new christmas song called lonely christmas
City Life

15-Year-Old Montco Girl Somehow Makes the Perfect Christmas Song for 2020

When a friend of mine reached out to me on Thursday to tell me I just had to hear this new Christmas song by some […]

Philadelphia actor Terry Brennan performs as Philly Santa, who is one of the Santas for hire in Philadelphia during COVID
City Life

How Philadelphia-Area Santas Are Dealing With a COVID Christmas

Normally at this time of year, parents would be dragging their kids out to places like Macy’s and the King of Prussia mall for a […]

a screenshot of holiday lights near philadelphia from the new app christmasprism, which allows you to find holiday light displays in your area
City Life

A Philly-Area Dad Just Built an App That Lets You Find Houses With Awesome Holiday Lights

I’m pretty sure that prior to 2020, I had never been asked where to find awesome holiday light displays. But thanks to COVID and the […]

Be Well Philly

20 Places Near Philadelphia Where You Can Get Your Christmas Tree

We know this holiday season isn’t the same as usual, but we’re still pretty psyched to get our Christmas tree up and decorated. While the […]

christmas tree
City Life

Here’s How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Philly

This story has been updated to correct the date at the Palmer Doggie Depot. What to do with a Christmas tree after its holiday tour […]

christmas cards
City Life

Hey, How About We Just Let Christmas Cards Die?

My dad retired from his job when he turned 60, which was way too young. I know it was too young because he spent the […]

Foobooz

It’s Time for Holiday-Themed Bars

If you, like me, love the lights and trinkets and trees that overtake homes during the winter season but hate the idea of purchasing them, […]

City Life

No, Spotted Lanternflies Are Not Hiding in Your Soon-to-Be-Christmas Tree

I, like so many others, find it necessary to usher in the holidays by picking out a good ol’ Christmas tree and plopping it in […]

City Life

Here Are All the Best Gritty Ornaments We Could Find

This was a special year for Christmas in Philadelphia, because this was the first year many of our Christmas trees were graced with little Gritties. […]

Philadelphia Wedding

A Tinder Match Just Resulted In The Most Adorable Christmas Village Proposal

As another year inevitably winds down, the number of marriage proposals inevitably ratchets up. (One scroll through your Instagram or Facebook feed and you’ll see […]

christmas wedding terrain at styers
Philadelphia Wedding

This Christmas Wedding at Terrain at Styer’s Couldn’t Be Cozier

What could be more romantic this time of year than a snow-filled winter wedding at Terrain at Styer’s?See all the gorgeous shots of Danielle Squadrito and Christopher […]

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Foobooz

The Foobooz Last-Minute Holiday Food and Drink Gift Guide

If you’re anything like us, you’ve still got lots of holiday shopping to do, and you’re feeling wary about rolling the dice by getting goodies […]