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Opening Menu for Butcher Bar

Butcher Bar is the latest from the Anni Family, the team behind Varga Bar, Mercato and Valanni. Co-executive chefs Evan Turney and John Strain are turning […]

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5 Great Dysfunctional Family Movies on Netflix Streaming

We’re very quickly charging into what is the most family-intensive season of the year. Thanksgiving’s cattle drive draws together crazy aunts, grumpy uncles and too-cool-for-school […]

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Colonel Mustard, In the Refrigerator, With Corporal Ketchup

I’m a reasonable woman, by which I mean I don’t get riled easily. I understand that not everything in life, or on the Schuylkill Expressway, […]

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WATCH: Philly Breakdancing Family Perform on SEPTA

Philly videographer Cory Popp has put together a new video that chronicles an afternoon in the life of the Crowd Pleaserz, a local family that puts […]

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DO THIS: Get Your Camp On at The Oval

Do you like the idea of camping—cozy fire pits, ghost stories, S’mores—but don’t really love pitching tents or dousing yourself in bug spray? We have a […]


Tickets are Now on Sale for the Third Annual Garces Foundation Gala

Tickets are now on sale for Jose Garces’s third annual Garces Foundation Gala. The event is being held on Wednesday, October 29th at the Kimmel […]

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New Family-Focused Fitness Reality Show Casting in Philly

Local TV production company Nancy Glass Productions is on the hunt for Philly-area families looking to shed weight and get healthy for a new reality […]

City Life

One Simple Rule For Surviving Christmas With Your Family

I was once told by an older gentleman that it is not a true family gathering unless one person leaves crying and another leaves in […]


Garces Foundation Hosts Free Community Health Day

The Garces Foundation is hosting its quarterly Community Health Day this Saturday, October 26th. The goal of the day is to provide free medical and […]


Alla Spina Hosts Benefit Happy Hour

Tonight, Alla Spina is hosting a benefit happy hour for The Garces Foundation’s English as a Second Language for the Kitchen and Every Day Living Program. […]

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When Tracing Your Ancestry Becomes a Murder Mystery

My cousin, Saul ‘Sonny’ Shister, was shot to death in 1955 in Montreal in an apparent game of Russian Roulette with his buddies. He was […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Develops Pneumonia After Second Lung Transplant

The challenges aren’t yet over for Sarah Murnaghan, the young cystic fibrosis patient who recently received a second lung transplant at CHOP after her first […]

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Sarah Murnaghan Gets Second Lung Transplant After First Fails

10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, who has cystic fibrosis, received a much-publicized lung transplant on June 12th this year. Soon after the surgery, her mother said today, […]

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PA Woman Who Disappeared Mysteriously in 2002 Has Turned Up in Florida

In 2002, a Lancaster County woman named Brenda Heist dropped her two kids off at school and then went to a park, where she sat […]

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What’s it Like to Be Rahm Emanuel’s Brother?

When noted bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel was young, he thought it was normal that games of Monopoly with his brothers ended in bloodshed. Come to think […]