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City Life

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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Be Well Philly

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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Things to Do

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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Things to Do

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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Things to Do

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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Things to Do

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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City Life

Will Philly Ever Love Esports the Way We Love the Eagles and the Sixers?

One Sunday afternoon in October, Patrik Mike, a 19-year-old semi-pro video gamer, sat hunched over the dining room table in his house — well, technically, […]

Business

Board to Monitor South Philly Casino’s Lofty Diversity Promises

Last week, Stadium Casino announced ambitious diversity goals for its soon-to-be-built casino in the South Philadelphia. It promised that 50 percent of the post-construction workforce will be minorities […]

Business

South Philly Casino: Dealers Expected to Make $70,000

The leadership team behind the forthcoming $450 million casino in South Philadelphia’s stadium district has released a comprehensive plan outlining its hiring practices. Stadium Casino LLC […]

Business

Why Pennsylvania Should Follow Nevada’s Lead and Regulate FanDuel and DraftKings

Nevada is rarely a pillar of morality or model lawmaking. However, the state’s decision last week to shut down daily fantasy sports operators such as DraftKings […]

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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 […]

Business

Woman Accused of Bilking $85K from Non-Profit Allegedly Made Withdrawals at Parx, SugarHouse

The executive director of a North Philly nonprofit is accused of swindling the organization out of $85,000, and making ATM withdraws from the corporate bank […]

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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 […]

Property

Senator: Lack of Diversity in Philly Casino License

Here’s a statement from Sen. Vincent Hughes that’s come across the transom in the wake of the announcement that the PA Gaming Control Board has […]