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The Checkup: The Schuylkill River Has Some Awesome New Riverside Trails in Its Future

• If you plan on sticking around Philly for the next few years, you can look forward to many-a trail run along new riverside trails: […]

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The Checkup: The Exercise to Wake You Up When You Just Want to Sleep Forever

• Welp, this should come in handy right about now: Taryn Toomey, a NY-based trainer, focuses on how fitness impacts your mind. She just started […]

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The Checkup: Why You Cry When You’re Happy, Explained (Finally!) 

• A few years ago, my best friend got married in her parents’ living room and I videotaped the entire thing. But it wasn’t really […]


Bluestone Lane, NY Cafe Chain Is Coming to Philadelphia

Bluestone Lane, a chain of six cafes out of New York that have sprung up since 2013 is opening its first out-of-market location. The cafe […]


Celebrate Coffee Day with Kraftwork

Sure Wawa and Dunkin’ Donuts (and Rocco’s Sausges) are giving away coffee today but will that get you buzzed? Well yeah, probably. But we mean with […]


Spotted: La Colombe at City Hall

From Todd Carmichael’s Twitter account: “Our Dilworth cafe is Philly – security camera image – Pope visit cafe seems secure.” Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage […]


This Sunday: Nitro Ice Cream Floats at Rival Bros.

This Sunday, September 6th, Rival Bros. Coffee is teaming up with Weckerly’s Ice Cream to create a Nitro Float, a coffee-infused take on the ice […]

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The Checkup: Why Coffee Makes You Poop Like a Champ

• You know you’ve always wondered about coffee’s mystical (wonderful?) poop-inducing properties. Now science can explain why it happens. [Health] 

City Life

Cat Cafes Are a Really Stupid Idea

News that a second cat café is opening in Philly has made me goggle anew at human stupidity. For most of my life, I’ve had […]


Yogurt Founder Invests in La Colombe

The founder of Chobani Greek Yogurt, Hamdi Ulukaya, has become the sole investor in Philadelphia’s La Colombe. Ulukaya bought out Goode Partners, a private equity firm that […]


Chobani Founder Invests Big in La Colombe

La Colombe CEO Todd Carmichael frequently seeks out business executives that he respects, so he can pick their brains and learn how they operate. One […]

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The Checkup: Bulletproof Water Is the New Bulletproof Coffee

• The creator of Bulletproof Coffee — coffee spiked with butter and coconut oil to give you a serious, fat-filled boost of energy — just rolled […]


So There’s This Thing Happening On Instagram Right Now…

Marc Vetri went to Elixr Coffee yesterday. While there, he saw a bunch of people there staring at their phones or working on their laptops […]

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The Checkup: Calorie-Burning Cardio Workouts for the Non-Runner

• Anyone invested in their overall fitness knows that cardio is a crucial element of any exercise regimen. I happen to be a fan of […]


HubBub Coffee’s Cold Brew Trike Trek

HubBub Coffee is going back to its mobile roots. The coffee shop, which started as a truck, is introducing a fleet of Cold Brew Trikes […]