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Single and Looking for Love in Philly? You’re In Luck

If you fear your impending “singleness” this upcoming Valentine’s Day, stop it right now. You’re not alone – apparently a large portion of your fellow […]

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Center City Workers, Rejoice! Barre3 Is Holding Free Outdoor Classes Tomorrow

If you’ve been binge eating ALL the pumpkin-spice everything while binge watching How to Get Away With Murder for, oh, the past week or so, you are […]

City Life

So, Is Olympic Silver Medalist Nia Ali From Philly or Jersey?

Last night, Nia Ali took the silver medal in an all-American sweep of the women’s 100-meter hurdles. Brianna Rollins won gold, and Kristi Castlin took […]

City Life

Report: Philadelphia’s Water Test for Lead Among Worst in U.S.

In a Guardian investigation that claims at least 33 cities across the United States use water testing “cheats” that potentially conceal dangerous levels of lead, Philadelphia ranked among the worst-performing […]


Video: The Best Meatballs In Philly

A while back, we put together a list of some of the best meatballs in Philly. Apparently, our friends over at 6ABC liked it enough […]

City Life

The Rowhome Is Us

Back in 1954, my neighbor John paid $8,000 for a 1,200-square-foot rowhome, one of 30 identical homes on the block, all built in the 1930s […]


5 Things to Know About Pew’s “State of the City” Report

Pew has released its annual “State of the City” report for Philadelphia — really, just an update of the more comprehensive 2015 report. Here are five […]


Study: Segregation Is Bad for Your Health

Segregation makes you sick. That’s one of the conclusions of the 2016 County Health Rankings released earlier this month, and it’s a bit of news […]


Study: 670,000 Philadelphians Live In Economically Distressed Areas

Forty-three percent of Philadelphians live in “distressed” ZIP codes, according to a new report from the nonprofit Economic Innovation Group. That adds up to nearly 670,000 people, […]

City Life

Astronaut Posts Amazing Photo of Philly From Space

This is what Philly looked like from outer space today: Philadelphia… I want to share profound words, but my only thought is how good a […]


The Washington Post Sets Food Critic Tom Sietsema Loose In Philly And He Comes Back With Something Beautiful

Tom Sietsema came to Philly and he did it right. He got it–which is so rare these days–and put it all down on paper (and […]

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Philly Among Worst Cities for Drivers, WalletHub Says

If it wasn’t already obvious based on your morning commute — or Sandy Hingston’s — Philadelphia is a really bad city for drivers. WalletHub found that Philly […]

City Life

Is Pittsburgh Really Better Than Philly? (Spoiler Alert: No)

So there’s this website, NerdWallet.com, that’s ostensibly a personal finance site but which often sends out press releases ranking cities compared to this or that criteria […]

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WATCH: Cory J. Popp’s “Frozen Philadelphia” Captures What’s Awesome About Philly in Winter

Philly videographer Cory J. Popp, who we’ve featured numerous times on our blogs, just released a new video that captures the essence of wintertime in […]


This Is the Only Store in Philly That Will Carry Alexa Chung’s Collection for AG Jeans

You’ve probably heard of Britain’s fashion icon Alexa Chung (basically the other Kate Moss) collaborating on a fashion line with denim royalty AG. The vintage-inspired line consists of killer sweaters, dresses, […]