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Your Guide to Fall Down the Shore

It’s a little-known fact that fall, not summer, is the Shore’s best season. Here are the secrets the summer tourists miss.

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10 Socially Distant Getaways to Replace Your Canceled Vacation Plans

Best of Philly 2020: Arts and Culture

Best of Philly 2020: Arts and Culture

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100 Ways to Experience Philadelphia Right Now — Without Leaving Home

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Where to See Live Music Around Philadelphia

The best concert venues around Philly where you can spend a night on the town.

REVIEW: At Quintessence, “Oliver!,” Twisted

Director Alexander Burns’ sometimes imaginative rethinking cannot redeem Lionel Bart’s awful musical.

REVIEW: Marilyn Maye Scores a Home Run at Dino’s Backstage

Singing doesn’t get better than this.

REVIEW: Arden’s A Doll’s House, Part 2 Leaves the Door Ajar

This glossy but glib production is enjoyable but adds little of substance to Ibsen’s original.

REVIEW: In Salt Pepper Ketchup, A Not So Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

The restaurant setting has a sense of authenticity; the action in it, not so much.

REVIEW: In Wilma’s Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, Let There Be Light… Please!

This frantic, antic production doesn’t illuminate Anne Washburn’s poignant satire.

50 Best Shops in Philadelphia

50 Best Shops in Philadelphia


The 23 Best Events in Philly in November

Here are the month’s hot tickets.


This Halloween Season, See Horror Movies the Way They Were Meant to Be Seen

On a big screen … and in the dark.

REVIEW: In Sweat, Reading, Pennsylvania Becomes a Microcosm of America

Both play and production are honorable but flawed, though signs are positive for the Philadelphia Theatre Company.

REVIEW: In Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, the Too-High Cost of Doing Business

Curio’s homerun production breathes new life into a turgid melodrama.

REVIEW: In Detroit ‘67, Home is Where the Heart and Heartbreak Are

Dominique Morisseau’s meaty, thought-provoking play gets a terrific production at McCarter.

50 Best Bars

50 Best Bars

The Know-It-All Guide to Late-Night Philly

34 things to eat, drink and do in the wee hours of the morn.

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Festival for the People Might Be Philly’s Hippest Yet

Comics, tattoos, internet culture … could the Cherry Street Pier event get any cooler?

REVIEW: In Broken Biscuits at 1812, Too Much Charm Equals Too Little Payoff

This tale of terminally unpopular British teenagers feels like a 22-minute sitcom stretched to two hours.

REVIEW: In Monster in the Hall, Things Go Bump in the Light

Inis Nua’s Scottish import teeters between grim uncertainty and twinkly charm.

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