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City Life

Philadelphia Is the Best City for Sports Fans

This piece is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

Be Well Philly

The Ultimate Guide to Ice Skating Around Philadelphia

This page has been updated. Ice skating is a quintessential winter fitness activity to get your body moving — and have fun while you’re at […]

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City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Joel Embiid Dances

What a glum world we live in. Halloween, a West Chester prof declares, is sexist. A decorated war hero, Republicans say, is a traitor. Kids are […]

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City Life

Temple’s New Basketball Coach Talks Allen Iverson and the Team’s Owl Mascot

My full name is … Aaron Fitzgerald McKie. I actually don’t know where the “Fitzgerald” came from. Maybe Kennedy? I grew up in … North […]

City Life

The New Flyers Rage Room Is an Outrageously Bad Idea

Philadelphia Flyers fans haven’t celebrated a championship in more than four decades, so you could forgive them for being a little angry. The team, apparently […]

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City Life

We Chatted With Eagles Fan Rob Dunphy About All Those Philly Tattoos

If you were watching the Eagles decimate the Packers on Thursday — or if you’ve been anywhere near social media anytime since — no doubt […]

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City Life

Vai Sikahema on Punching Goalposts, the NFL Catch Rule, and the Amazing Story Behind His Name

I was born in … Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, a small island nation in the South Pacific. My first name means … “water” in […]

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Be Well Philly

Flywheel Is Closing Its Bryn Mawr Location and Everyone Is Sad

For a while, it seemed like spinning studios were following the trend of cheesesteak joints in Philly: There would always be room for more. Indoor […]

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Be Well Philly

This Local Spin Instructor Almost Quit the Fitness Industry When Her Sister Passed Away

“Last year, my sister passed away suddenly. I have a really cheerful disposition — a ton of energy — and I’ve been that way, I […]

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Be Well Philly

You Can Try a New Racquet Sport in Manayunk This Summer

You’ve probably played tennis. You’ve almost definitely heard of pickleball. The game of squash most likely rings a bell. But padel? Never heard of it. Padel […]

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City Life

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Is Playing at the Linc in August

Football is coming to the Linc early this year. No, not that kind of football: The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team will bring its Victory Tour […]

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Be Well Philly

Where to Find Free Public Tennis Courts in Philadelphia

This post has been updated. With summer in full swing, you might be eager to embrace the warm weather while switching up your fitness routine. Luckily, […]

Be Well Philly

Where To Find Pick-Up and Organized Adult Sports Leagues Around Philadelphia

Recreational sports were childhood staples for so many of us. Think back: you, a seven-year-old, gap-toothed kid, trying to hit a ball coming full-speed out […]

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City Life

Phillies Announcer Dan Baker on Bryce Harper, Gritty, and People Who Say Baseball Games Are Too Long

When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to be … a Phillies, Eagles or Warriors player. I’ve always rooted for everything Philadelphia. […]

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City Life

How Philly Is Making the Arena Football League the Perfect Sport for Gambling

If you’re not a die-hard fan of the Arena Football League (chances are you’re not), your knowledge of the game likely starts and ends with […]