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Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke on How to Call Your Family Wiffle Ball Game Like a Pro

A friendly game of wiffle ball with the fam might be the closest you’ll come to seeing in-person baseball for a while. So do it […]

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You Can Try a New Racquet Sport in Manayunk This Summer

You’ve probably played tennis. You’ve almost definitely heard of pickleball. The game of squash most likely rings a bell. But padel? Never heard of it. Padel […]

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South Bowl’s New Outdoor Space With Batting Cages, Bocce, and More Is Now Open

Back in March, we told you that South Bowl — the Best of Philly-winning bowling alley — was adding a giant outdoor entertainment space and […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Group and Outdoor Games Around Philadelphia

Shore days, city picnics — hell, even Saturday nights: Philadelphians (grown-up ones!) are obsessed with adding all sorts of games to their social agendas. Here, […]

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South Bowl Is Adding a “Yard” With Batting Cages, a Bocce Court, and More

You probably know of South Bowl as a nicer-than-average bowling alley with a fancier-than-average menu (seriously — how many bowling alleys do you know with shaved […]

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Your Guide to Escape Rooms Around Philadelphia

You’re trapped in an unfamiliar place and the only way out is to find clues and solve puzzles with strangers, friends, and/or co-workers. If you […]

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Local Musician Invents Game to Teach Music Improv Skills

Local musician Scott Hughes created Tonic to help musicians of all genres with a very important yet often times difficult part of their craft: improvisation. […]

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Amazon Picks Up Local-Made Board Game for Stoners, Pass the Grass

In the 1970s, Paul Greenwald of Huntingdon Valley developed a board game for folks to play at home when they’re toking with friends. It wasn’t until […]

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Montco Teen Sets New Rubik’s Cube World Record

A teen from Harleysville is the new world record holder for the fastest person to figure out a scrambled Rubik’s Cube. At the World Cube Association (WCA)’s […]

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Meet the Gay Olympians

We profile a few of the top gay and lesbian athletes who will be competing in the Olympic Games in London (2012) this week.

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 25 The Arden Theatre is hosting an open bar party (6 p.m.) for Tulipomania, a musical set in a seedy hash bar in […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 18 The 7th annual juried art show opens at William Way (6 p.m.). Elixir raises money for Mazzoni Center (6 p.m.) at the […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, April 20 Stop by the Big Book Sale at Book Corner (10 a.m.) to pick up some summer reading to benefit the Free Library. […]

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LGBT Festival Wins Award

When New Hope Celebrates (NHC) takes over the gay-friendly arts community in Bucks County each summer and throughout the year, Main Street is turned into a […]

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, March 23 Saga: The Rock Opera is looking for a few good singers and actors. Written by Philly’s own Erik Ransom, the show is […]