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Be Well Philly

Need Book Recs? Here’s What 11 Philly Health and Fitness Pros Are Currently Reading

While there are so many forms of mental self-care, sitting down with a book is one of the most powerful ways to keep your mind […]


30+ Books Philly CEOs Plan to Read This Year

If “reading more” is one of your goals for 2019, look no further than this list. A few Philly CEOs and business execs have given […]

Be Well Philly

13 Wellness and Motivational Books to Add to Your 2018 Reading List ASAP

It seems that every year our goal is “read more,” but there’s two challenges with that: 1) read when? and 2) read what? While we […]


Philly Biz Leaders’ Must-Read Books of 2018

If you’re looking to expand your reading list for the year, Philly business leaders have got you covered. We asked local CEOs and executives to share […]

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City Life

Tractor Trailer Spills 30K Pounds of Cat Litter on Pa. Road

A Pennsylvania road was closed for five hours this morning after a tractor trailer overturned and spilled more than 30 thousand pounds of cat litter, […]

Things to Do

Philly Bookstores Share Their Favorite Books of 2015

The holidays means a lot more time indoors with family, friends or a good read. If you’re like most, chances are you haven’t gotten as much […]

Things to Do

Mayor Launches Free-Book Program for Low-Income Kids

This afternoon, Mayor Nutter announced the launch of Playstreet Book Club, a pilot program that aims to keep children from low-income families reading while they’re out of school for […]

City Life

5 Awesome Books for This Summer’s Gay Beach Romps

Staff members at Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room share their favorite new books available at our iconic LGBT bookstore. Today, Assistant Manager Becky Hanno gives us her […]

Things to Do

DO THIS: Rarely Traveled Amtrak Route Offers Stunning Views of Pennsylvania Fall Foliage

Next month, take a relaxing railroad journey through the Pennsylvania countryside and view the changing of the seasons. Amtrak Autumn Express returns Saturday, November 8th […]

City Life

Gay Philly Picks Some of Their Favorite Summer Reads

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to pick up a book to enjoy while lounging at Rittenhouse Park or while soaking up the […]


Mod 1970s Estate in Reading with Indoor Pool and Solarium

The exterior listing photos might make this property look like a private, wintry retreat. But inside, it is closer to the wood-paneled, 70s utopia Dharma Initiative. […]

City Life

Lesbian Love in the ‘Burbs

Joanne Fleisher was leading the life of a typical suburban wife and mother in Philly – until she fell in love with another woman. She […]

City Life

Camille Paglia at the Free Library

If you missed Camille Paglia’s lecture at the Free Library about her new book, Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars, […]

City Life

The Cross in the Closet

Timothy Kurek spent a year living undercover as a gay man. It inspired his book The Cross in the Closet.

City Life

Preview: GayFest 2012

GayFest kicks off for a month of shows in August as Quince Productions’ annual LGBT theatre festival.