Cake Life Bake Shop

The story has an adorable beginning: Two besties quit their jobs to bake all day, together. In Chapter Two, they win Cupcake Wars on the […]

Music Theatre Philly

Nine years ago, Mindy Dougherty was in the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Gypsy. These days, along with co-founder Dann Dunn, she’s teaching little (and not […]

Arden Theatre Company

Yes, they’ve won Best of Philly before, but after such a breathtaking season—most notably A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Mary Martello in Gypsy—there’s no worthier […]

DIY stuffed grape leaves at Opa

Who knew working for your food would be so much fun? Grab your crew and get rolling.

Urban Axes

In the past few years, Philly’s become flush with out-of-the-box entertainment—escape rooms, indoor hipster mini golf, roving beer gardens—but none feel quite as thrilling or […]

Friday Saturday Sunday

Chad and Hanna Williams have brought this institution back to life: an elegant dining room, killer cocktails, and inspired takes on classic dishes (like this […]

Custom Airbrush Tan at the Rittenhouse Spa & Club

It’s true that exfoliating oneself pre-spray tan is vital to getting the best possible (and longest-lasting) bronzed results. So if the place is willing to […]

Lacquer Lounge

We’ve loved their nail services since they opened, we appreciated being able to add on a spray tan when they introduced those a few years […]

Blue Corn

Really, any of Blue Corn’s cold seafood—be it the shrimp cocktail or the octopus—is a great way to start a meal. They’ve made something that […]

Brittany Everett at Grace & Glory Yoga

Think of Everett as a soft-spoken drill sergeant: Her heated power-yoga classes are where you go when you want to be pushed to the point […]

High Frequency Zit Zap at Rescue Spa

An esthetician waves her electrode-tipped magic wand that emits argon gas along with an electrical current to generate oxygen, kill bacteria and calm inflamed skin—effectively […]

Cara Brady at Currie Hair Skin & Nails

She’s killer at cut and color, too—but when you’ve only got time for the finishing touch, you’ll still leave feeling like you got the whole […]

Dalessandros Steaks & Hoagies


Between the boutique—brimming with yoga apparel that practically begs you to Marie Kondo your workout drawer—the matcha-and-juice-slinging cafe, and the adorable cottage-like studio itself, this […]

Opera Philadelphia

Opera is cool again. Don’t believe us? Check out the ambitious festival Opera Philadelphia is debuting in September, which will have more than 29 performances, […]