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“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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Details: New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront

Sure, we’ve barely even made it to Christmas, but if you want to do anything special on New Year’s Eve, you’ve got to start planning now. So […]

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21 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

This weekend, there are plenty of holiday celebrations to greet December properly, from shopping opportunities on Rittenhouse Row, to a trio of tree lighting ceremonies, at […]

Foobooz

What You’ll Be Eating and Drinking at RiverRink and Winterfest This Year

Blue Cross RiverRink is now approaching its 22nd year as an outdoor ice-skating rink and this marks the third year of Winterfest – a seasonal park and winter […]

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Here’s a Discount Code to the Winterfest Preview Party

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest — the ice skating destination and winter village on the Delaware — officially opens Friday, November 27th, with a whole weekend of activities […]

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Winterfest Kicks Off With Storm Troopers Thanksgiving Weekend

If you were bummed you had to miss the kids-only Star Wars Day at Please Touch Museum a few months ago, cheer up. Bluecross RiverRink […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

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Winterfest Opening Date Revealed

I got word from Delaware River Waterfront Corporation today that its annual Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest—the chillier version of its summer outdoor skating rink—will open […]

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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 […]

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17 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: WWE Royal Rumble, Billy Idol and So Many Beer Festivals

Foobooz

Delaware River Waterfront Hosts Winterfest Brewfest

The Lodge at Winterfest is throwing a Winterfest Brewfest this weekend. The event runs from Friday January 23rd to Sunday January 25th on Penns Landing, at 101 […]

City Life

More “Black Ice” Possible This Morning

Sunday’s rain and ice was deadly for morning drivers; forecasters are telling pre-dawn commuters to be aware of the same today. 6ABC reports: PennDOT started […]

City Life

Cold and Loathing in Philadelphia: Welcome to January

Deep down, I know that this is not Philadelphia’s fault. From the very beginning, since its charter was granted, Philadelphia has occupied North America’s temperamental […]

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LET IT GO: PHS Hosts Disney Frozen Takeover of RiverRink

Sorry, parents: I hope your kids, who have watched Frozen 1,548 times and know the words to every single song by heart, don’t see this! The good […]

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UPDATE: Blue Cross RiverRink Preview Party Tonight POSTPONED

Well, this is what happens when the Philadelphia region is expected to have temperatures in the 70’s: you can’t really ice skate! Tonight’s Blue Cross […]