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Things to Do

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Philly Summer Camps

I don’t know how we got here, but suddenly there are like four weeks left of school. Summer is coming, and despite “Register for Camp!!!” […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Find Outdoor Workouts in Philly This Spring and Summer

Rising temperatures and later sunsets are the perfect ingredients for outdoor workouts. Talk about that serotonin boost, amiright? That’s why we’ve compiled a list of […]

Foobooz

Philly’s Best Kid-Friendly Beer Gardens

Philly has been called a “city of neighborhoods” and even a “city of homes,” but Avram Hornik, owner of FCM Hospitality, has another nickname in […]

Foobooz

John’s Water Ice Announces New Northeast Location

John’s Water Ice Heads to the Northeast If you’re up in Huntingdon Valley, John’s Water Ice is coming your way with a new location that […]

Foobooz

Bok Bar Returns with New Chef Residency Series

Guess who’s officially renewed for another season in South Philly? The Bok Bar team announced on Instagram over the weekend that they’ll be back for […]

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City Life

The World’s a Twisted Place. Thank God We’ll Always Have Mister Softee

It’s an early spring afternoon in West Oak Lane, and I’m about to get ice-cream-man lessons from Morad Khalil, a Mister Softee franchisee who’s been […]

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Foobooz

10 Unforgettable Moments in Philly Ice-Cream History

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream when the weather gets summery and sultry. I mean, who doesn’t love ice cream? Chocolate, […]

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Things to Do

21 Ways to Cool Off In, On and By the Water Around Philadelphia

Summer is here, and the best way to beat the heat is to swim, paddle, and cool off by the river of your choice with […]

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Life & Style

In Defense of the Ugly But Glorious Mom Swimsuit

One day in early May, exactly 22 days before the local community pool opened, my phone buzzed. It was a half-panicky text from my friend […]

City Life

Why Am I Not More Excited That Philadelphia Is Finally Reopening?

June was supposed to be the month when everything changed. I was looking forward a red-carpet kickoff to Hot Vax Summer, one filled with maskless […]

City Life

Permits, Parking and Kiddie Pools: How to Throw a Raging Philly Block Party This Year

The first mention of the phrase “block party” in the pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer didn’t come until 1902. Once Philly discovered the block party, […]

NextHealth PHL

How Can the City Protect Residents From Extreme Heat Amid COVID? Philly Health Experts Have Ideas

Excessive heat exposure is a serious public health challenge. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more people die from heat each year than […]

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Things to Do

A Philadelphian’s Guide to Making the Most of a Socially Distanced Summer

Will it be the season you were expecting? Probably not. Can it still be great? Absolutely. From cocktails to playlists, street games to road trips, […]

NextHealth PHL

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe From Coronavirus This Summer

The school year has officially come to an end and many families are preparing for a summer burdened by unprecedented social restrictions due to the […]

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Foobooz

Hot Soup and Spicy Things Are Exactly What You Should Be Eating When It’s This Hot Out

It’s been a long, hot, sticky summer — and while we at Foobooz have spent our fair share of the season chilling out with lots […]