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City Life

Philly Today: The Abbott Elementary Season Two Reviews Are In

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Learn to Row in and Around Philadelphia

If you’ve ever walked along Kelly Drive, you’ve probably gazed with envy at a sculler paddling gracefully down the Schuylkill. Deceivingly serene, the exercise is […]

Be Well Philly

These Are the Four “Lifelong” Sports Worth Picking Up Right Now

Sports that were once considered a little old-fashioned — like golf and tennis — are having a major moment with athletes of all ages, whether […]

Be Well Philly

Find Your Lifelong Sport: Smashing Serves at the Tennis Court

Whether you’re playing doubles with friends at a public court or trying to emulate Serena Williams’s backhand at your neighborhood racquet club, the energy-exerting sprinting, […]

Be Well Philly

Find Your Lifelong Sport: Going Horseback Riding

Horseback riding can be intimidating, but those who participate are getting an intense workout and positive brain food. The act of pulling your heels down […]

Be Well Philly

Find Your Lifelong Sport: Swimming Laps in the Pool

Swimming is the ultimate low-impact sport, keeping you in shape and “improving your circulation and lung strength without stressing the joints like weight-bearing activities,” says […]

Be Well Philly

Find Your Lifelong Sport: Teeing Off at the Golf Course

Golf has a reputation for being loved by retirees and generous to geriatrics. That’s because it’s played at a leisurely zero-cares pace; it promotes cardiorespiratory […]

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Eagles Report

An Inside Look at What an Opponent Thinks of Jalen Hurts

Aaron Glenn spent 15 seasons in the NFL as a three-time Pro Bowl cornerback before transitioning into coaching and ultimately becoming Dan Campbell’s defensive coordinator […]

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Eagles Report

Perception Begins to Match Jonathan Gannon’s Reality

Eagles rookie coordinator Jonathan Gannon learned about life in an uber-passionate football city while coming off his defense’s back-to-back subpar performances against two explosive offenses […]

Be Well Philly

The Jersey Shore’s New Pickleball Festival Is Here to Make You Fall in Love With the Sport

Over the past five years, pickleball — a hybrid of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong that requires no prior training and caters to players of all […]

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City Life

Help Me, Doctor! I’m a Philly Sports Fan

Back in May, as the Sixers were a few games away from snagging the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference, sportswriter John Gonzalez took […]

Be Well Philly

Meet 7 of Philly’s Olympic Hopefuls, Class of 2021

During a year of nonstop adjustment and uncertainty, athletes all over the world had one thing they could depend on: their training. After pandemic-related concerns […]

City Life

Ray Didinger’s New Book Is Packed With Great Philly Sports Stories. These Are Five of Our Favorites

Ray Didinger, the doyen of Philly sportswriters, has a new book out: Finished Business: My Fifty Years of Headlines, Heroes and Heartaches (Temple University Press). […]

City Life

Touch-Free Toilets and No More Cash: What to Expect as Fans Return to Philly Sports

For some of us, Philly sports have been a much-needed distraction — and a rare source of pleasure — over the past year. But as […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin on His Unused Peloton and What He Thinks of IPA Drinkers

I was born at … Holy Redeemer, in 1979. Grew up in Oreland, which is basically just down the road from Glenside. I’ve lived in […]