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Be Well Philly

Where to Find Canoes, Kayaks, Pedal Boats, and Paddle Boards Around Philadelphia

We’re all about getting on, in, or near the water this summer — whether that’s via a public pool, a natural swimming hole, or another […]

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Where to Watch Free Outdoor Movies in Philadelphia This Summer

When it comes to free outdoor flicks, you have a lot of options this summer. So dust off your blanket, pack some snacks and find […]

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14 Great Spraygrounds to Cool Off Your Philly Kids

“The temperature’s about 88, Hop in the water plug just for old time’s sake.” -“Summertime,” DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince As Jazz and […]


Philly’s Best Kid-Friendly Beer Gardens

Philly has been called a “city of neighborhoods,” but Avram Hornik, owner of FCM Hospitality, has another nickname in mind: city of beer gardens. “When you give […]


Philly Bartenders Predict the Drink of Summer 2023

If you get your drink recommendations from the New York Times, then maybe you ordered a Dirty Shirley last summer, just to see what all […]

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!) That’s why we’ve compiled a list of local […]


The Best Oyster Happy Hours in Philadelphia

Happy hour may have been invented to get butts in seats and sell more booze. But the concept was perfected when some enterprising oyster enthusiasts […]

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Where to Eat Like You’re on the Beach (Without Leaving Philly)

Listen, I get it. There are countless reasons why you might not be traveling the way you want to this summer: gas prices, COVID variants, […]


5 Spots for Center City Sips, Even If You Kind of Hate Center City Sips

After two years off, Center City Sips — also known as the event that turns the city into “one giant frat basement” in the summertime […]

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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!!!” […]


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 […]


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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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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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 […]