City Life

Why Do Teachers Get Snow Days?

UPDATE: Philadelphia school teacher Steve Clark has written a response to this column.  Hey school teachers, I have an idea. Instead of fighting the School […]

Be Well Philly

5 Snow-Filled Philly Fitness Instagrams That Will Make You Want to Go Outside

If the thought of abandoning your house for a workout in the snowy — or in some cases, very slushy — outdoors is proving difficult (because […]

City Life

Here’s What to Expect When You Wake Up Tuesday Morning

Yet again, Philadelphia is bracing for a snowstorm that might or might not happen. Everyone seems to agree that snow is coming. But how much […]

City Life

Philly Is About the Coldest It Has Been In A Century

Post by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly. Baby, it’s cold outside. Really, really cold. And this whole week is going to be either very […]

City Life

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Philly, Region

Remember Sunday, when it felt like spring in Philadelphia? That’s ancient history. Today’s forecast in the region? Freezing rain, sleet and snow. So says the […]

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City Life

A Super Bowl Sunday Snowstorm for Philadelphia?

Just when we’d all finally calmed down from the disappointing, infuriating and wholly inconveniencing weather-prediction debacle of earlier this week — there’s more snow in the forecast. But […]

City Life

Did Main Line Cops Crack Down on Shoveling Scofflaws?

On Tuesday night, as emotions over the blown snow forecast and all the inconveniences it brought began to melt away, a new snow controversy erupted […]

Be Well Philly

The $3 Hack to Make Your Bike Tires Skid-Proof for Snowy Winter Rides

Man, the gals over that the Women Bike PHL Facebook group are killing it lately with useful tidbits for bike commuters. First, they alerted us […]

City Life

Matt O’Donnell Apologizes, Defends 6 ABC in Open Letter

In the aftermath of the snowstorm that wasn’t — at least in Philadelphia, which barely got enough snow to even mention — all of the local meteorologists […]

City Life

What Your Favorite Philly Weather Forecaster Says About You

In this town, there’s no shortage of meteorologists to turn to when you want to spend hours listening to hyped-up, laughably inaccurate forecasts while sending […]

City Life

Meet Robert Drake: Philadelphia’s Unofficial Weather Savior

Over the last several major weather events in Philadelphia, we’ve noticed that more and more people seem to be looking to a guy named Robert […]

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18 Movies and TV Shows to Stream On Your Snow Day

Snowstorm duds are the best kind of duds: Many of us still get a snow day from work and we don’t have to worry about shoveling our sidewalks. […]

City Life

Mayor Nutter Defends Closing the City Today

Mayor Nutter is defending the city’s decision to shut down the government Tuesday. Philadelphia only ended up getting a couple inches of snow, despite predictions that a historic blizzard was upon […]

Be Well Philly

The Ultimate Guide to Living Room Workouts for Snowy Days

Okay, okay, so we didn’t quite the get snowy wallop weather forecasters predicted. But by the looks of my desolate office and the largely deserted […]

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City Life

Here’s Why the Subways Ran All Night Last Night

The threat of snow gave many workers in Philadelphia Tuesday off. It also had another benefit: It caused SEPTA to run the Market-Frankford El and […]