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Gift-Wrapping Gritty Will Get You Hyped for the Holidays

Ah, Philly: Where, when the holidays roll around, we head to the Christmas Village, break out our jawnaments, and — now — watch our beloved […]

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Ice Skating and Tree Lighting: The Holiday Season Is Upon Us

Break out your ice skates, mittens, string lights and jawnaments, Philly: Holiday season is nigh. Sure, we’re still in early November, but we’ve nonetheless got […]

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Cheap and Healthy Winter Date Ideas You Can Try in Philadelphia

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. […]

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Here’s a Map of All the Best Sledding Hills Around Philadelphia

Updated for 2018 by Bailey King. Whether you view a serious dousing of snow as the winter gods smiling or scowling upon us, one thing […]

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Where to Go Ice Skating Around Philadelphia

What’s a great way to get exercise during the winter that doesn’t feel like exercise? That would be ice skating, my friends. And the good […]

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9 Spots For Awesome Skiing, Snowboarding, and Tubing Near Philadelphia

Okay, it’s official: We’re getting some serious winter feels. Like, not wanting to get out from under the blankets in the morning, type of feels. […]


These Are the 36 Coziest Restaurants in Philly

This post has been updated.  Know what the best thing about winter is? Getting cozy and warm indoors after coming in from the cold — […]

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Five Places to Ice-Skate for Free in Philly

It’s officially holiday season – and that means it’s time for ice-skating. For those who can’t get enough of Philly’s rinks but don’t want to […]

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These Are the Cold-Weather Leggings Outdoor Runners Are Obsessed With

Though a running outdoors throughout the winters has it’s downsides (read: slipping on ice, freezing fingers, darkness), I personally kind of prefer running in the […]

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The Ice Skating Rink at Dilworth Park Opens Today

Here’s one upside to the wintry weather this Friday morning: the ice skating rink at Dilworth Park will officially open today. The park’s warm-weather fountains have given […]

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Stupid Groundhog Sees Stupid Shadow

Punxsutawney Phil, a stupid groundhog who predicts the weather in a stupid annual tradition, saw his stupid shadow this morning. We’ll have six more weeks […]

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The Checkup: The Best Winter Foods for Weight Loss 

• Sweater season is wonderful for many reasons. To name a few: During sweater season, it’s totally socially acceptable to hibernate on your couch all […]


“Winter Is Coming,” Gov. Tom Wolf Says on 60 Degree Day

Today is the first day of winter. Brr! Only, no. It‘s nearly 60 degrees in Philadelphia. The rest of the state is similar: It’s almost […]

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The Checkup: This Word Is the Secret to Surviving the Long, Cold Days of Winter

• Koselig: The norwegian word for “coziness,” which new research shows is key in helping Norwegian’s enjoy their very long winters. But it’s more than […]


WATCH: Cory J. Popp’s “Frozen Philadelphia” Captures What’s Awesome About Philly in Winter

Philly videographer Cory J. Popp, who we’ve featured numerous times on our blogs, just released a new video that captures the essence of wintertime in […]