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Things to Do

4 Socially Distant Activities and Sports to Try This Winter When You’re Bored of Staying Inside

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing Pretty much anywhere with snow and walking space is a good spot to try these winterized takes on low-intensity hiking, so […]

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Foobooz

6 Rich and Filling Philly Dishes That’ll Warm You Right Up

These rich, filling dishes satisfy the soul after a long day outside. Snert The quintessentially Dutch split pea soup — which chef Joncarl Lachman loads […]

winter getaways
Things to Do

3 Newish Winter Getaways That Are All Within Driving Distance of Philly

Outdoorsmen should book a waterfall ice-hiking excursion with Fishtown-based wilderness adventure outfit Valley to Summit. The full-day outings in north-central PA’s Ricketts Glen State Park […]

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City Life

4 Ways the City Could Make the Winter of COVID More Liveable

We trick out city parks. Our parks are shaping up to be important social hubs — some of the few places to see anyone outside […]

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Things to Do

We’ve Been Dreading Winter All Pandemic Long. Now That It’s Here, Let’s Make the Most of It

When the safest options are staying outdoors and sticking closer to home, making the most of a winter in Philly is simple: Lean into the […]

City Life

Here Comes the Snow! Philly Area Prepares for First Big Snowfall in a Really Long Time

Out near Pottstown today, a Philly Mag staffer reported “big wet snowflakes on the western front.” Cue celebrations among the snow-philic and assumption of blanket-wrapped […]

Foobooz

Philly Restaurants With Insulated Greenhouses, Warm Cocktails, Fire Pits, and Other Tricks To Keep You Warm This Winter

At this point, basically every restaurant in Philadelphia still offering outdoor dining has a handful of heaters ready to go the moment the temperatures drop. […]

Be Well Philly

11 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues, According to Philly Wellness Pros

Every year when the temps drop and the sun sets before I even get home from work, I find myself feeling lethargic, reclusive, and sometimes, […]

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Things to Do

33 Things to Do With Kids in Philly When It’s Cold Outside

One major challenge of parenting around these parts? January through March. But with a little creativity and planning, winter can be as fun as summer. […]

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Be Well Philly

6 Healthy and Fun Winter Date Ideas in Philly

This morning as I was scrolling through Instagram, I saw a meme asking why a person would live in a place where the air makes your face hurt. […]

Be Well Philly

The Ultimate Guide to Ice Skating Around Philadelphia

Ice skating is a quintessential winter fitness activity to get your body moving — and have fun while you’re at it. Just because the temperature […]

Be Well Philly

The Best Sledding Hills Around Philadelphia

Whether you view a serious dousing of snow as the winter gods smiling or scowling upon us, one thing is always true: lots of snow […]

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Things to Do

The Best Indoor Kids Activities, Playgrounds, and Play Places Around Philadelphia

Well, parents, the season of indoor play is upon us. Are you ready? (I mean, is anyone ever really ready?) To help keep the dreaded cabin fever […]

Be Well Philly

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Sports Around Philadelphia

So far this winter, we’ve been pretty lucky, weather-wise. However, as the temperature drops lower so does our morale for getting off the couch. Thankfully, […]

City Life

Philly’s 20 Biggest Winners of 2018

At the end of the year, it is customary for us here at Philly Mag to take stock of the good, the bad, and the […]