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City Life

DA Investigating “Shocking” Video of Police Incident in Kohl’s Parking Lot

UPDATE 5/19/2020: Click here to see just-released police bodycam footage from the May 3rd incident. There’s a video making the rounds on social media of […]

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City Life

What Quarantine With a Toddler in Jenkintown Taught Me About WWII, the Great Depression, and Grit

In another life – also known as February – I considered myself a homebody. I enjoyed a good movie night. I could lounge away a […]

HomeGoods illustration
City Life

Why Are We All So Obsessed With HomeGoods?

It’s a Monday morning at the HomeGoods in Langhorne. An employee walks out of the store holding a giant canvas painting—an abstract of oceanic blues, […]

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City Life

Meet the Millennial Mayors Working to Save Philly’s Sleepy Suburbs

The last place you’d ever expect to find Peter Urscheler is in Phoenixville — not that Phoenixville isn’t cool. And not that Urscheler isn’t cool, […]

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City Life

How Yardley Went From Quaint, Sleepy Suburb to Happening River Town

Before they opened the Vault brewpub in Yardley in hopes of launching an unlikely nightlife scene, the Cain family saw the sleepy Bucks County borough […]

Be Well Philly

Conshohocken’s New Poké Joint Is the Healthy Spot the Neighborhood Needs

Despite what some food and recipe bloggers think, poké isn’t deconstructed sushi. In fact, the Hawaiian dish — made of cubed, marinated raw fish, often […]

City Life

Main Line Doctor Says Lower Merion Schools Ignored Her Sexual Abuse Allegations

Bill McKendry was once a popular fixture at Bala Cynwyd Middle School in the Lower Merion School District, where he began teaching in 1969. Known […]

Foobooz

Manatawny Still Works Is Opening a Bottle Shop and Tasting Room at Suburban Station

Want some good news for your Friday? How’s this: Next week, the good people at Manatawny Still Works will (finally) be opening their third location — a […]

Business

Suburban Station to Get “Major” Food and Retail Upgrade

The concourse at Suburban Station is finally getting a much-needed upgrade. In 2018, the space will be less of an underground pedestrian thruway and more […]

City Life

We Hope You Didn’t Write a Check to This Popular Summer Camp

If you call the number for Cherokee Day Camp in Bensalem, a voice recording touts it as the “finest day camp” in all of Bucks […]

Foobooz

Where To Eat This Weekend: We All Need a Little Break, Don’t We?

Okay, so this has been a long week for everyone. But the weekend is coming, so I think it’s on us to try to take […]

Foobooz

Best of Philly: Suburban Cocktail Spots

Best of Philly 2017 is now online as well as at newsstands. Check out the best in suburban cocktails as well as the rest of […]

Foobooz

Vote Now for the Best of the Best of Philly Finalists

We asked for your opinions, and you voted. Now, we’ve narrowed down the top three finalists in each of this year’s Great Philly Food Fight […]

Foobooz

Vote for Best of Philly: What’s Your Favorite Restaurant in the ‘Burbs?

Opening a restaurant in the suburbs is an entirely different ballgame. Keep it cheffy, stick to the trends, but you better be family friendly, too. Finding […]

Property

10 Hottest Suburban Philadelphia Towns

West Chester: The Buzzy Borough That Only Gets Better By the Numbers 15% Five-year change in home value in West Chester While planning committees around the […]