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Why’s Everyone Freaked Out About Cape May Beach?

If you really squint at the shape of New Jersey, it looks like a malformed hand pointing angrily at the ocean. And the fingertip that’s […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Embiid, Indeed!

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Ryan Howard’s Long Goodbye

For a second there, you could feel something familiar stirring in your chest again — a little surge of adrenaline, fluttering like a butterfly’s wings. Ryan […]

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Tom Wolf’s Crash Course in State Government

In late July — on the day Donald Trump was nominated for president — Governor Tom Wolf drove from Harrisburg to a strip mall in […]

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How the USDA Screwed Up the American Diet — and Deprived Me of So Much Delicious Butter

Back in the late 1800s, Emperor Napoleon III of France offered a prize to anyone who could come up with a substitute for butter that […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Springsteen Signed a Fifth-Grader’s School Absence Note

At today's signing in Philly, young Michael Fenerty got a photo with his idol and a collectible excuse letter for the school principal. — […]


Day Trips: 5 Philly-Area Main Streets With a Small-Town Feel

There’s never been a shortage of charm on most small-town Main Streets, but thanks to an influx of cool shops and eateries, our region’s main […]


Welcome to Philly’s Cheap Eats Revolution

We’ll always ooh and aah over a bowl of hand-rolled pasta, always have sous-vide short ribs in our dreams, always bow down to the almighty […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Stunning September Sunsets

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Carson Wentz Had the Best-Selling Jersey in the NFL

We won’t say that nothing good ever happens for Philly sports fans. How could we say that with this, and this, and this, and even this? We will say […]

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The Philadelphian’s Guide to the Outdoors: 8 Great Fall Escapes

At some point or another, even the most die-hard urbanite craves peace, quiet, tranquility and, well, trees. But getting back to nature doesn’t have to […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Allen Iverson Made It to the Hall of Fame

He was late for his first official duty — a press conference. Of course he was. As fellow 2016 inductee Shaquille O’Neal joked, “You’re talking about […]

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Fall Weekend Getaway: The Lodge at Glendorn in Bradford, PA

A curious thing happened this summer. Travel + Leisure put out its annual list of the top resort hotels in the country, and Glendorn, a […]

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Fall Weekend Getaway: Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia

How did we get here? This is what I’m thinking as I sit in my tandem kayak, my husband behind me, in a cove off […]

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Fall Weekend Getaway: Glamping at Posh Primitive Campground in the Adirondacks

When I was growing up, my family wasn’t really the camping type. We lived in the woods in South Jersey, and its pestilent mosquito swarms, […]