September 12, 2019
stroller

Philadelphia With Kids: A Mom’s Guide

Being a mom is a lot harder job than many people give us credit for. There’s late-night feedings and running ragged on just a few hours of sleep (if you’re lucky) – and that’s just the baby part. Coordinating play dates and other socially-stimulating activities, running to and from all sorts of practices, camps, and schools… it can feel like […]
September 11, 2019
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Halloween Pop-up Bar Coming to Midtown Village

It’s one of Philly’s most-loved holiday traditions: the themed pop-up bar. In the space last used by Tinsel, Teddy Sourias and Craft Concepts Group will create The Nightmare Before Tinsel, an ooky-spooky Halloween-themed pop-up that is almost guaranteed to become the most ‘grammed hotspot in Center City this October. The space, located at 116 S. 12th Street in Midtown Village […]
September 5, 2019
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Headliners Announced for Center City Music Venue’s Opening

Market West is getting a new hotspot – a winery, resto, and music venue called (appropriately) City Winery. Born in New York City and with locations in East Coast cities as diverse as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and DC, this establishment has been much-discussed since the chain announced its imminent arrival back in May. Owned by entrepreneur and Knitting Factory co-founder […]
September 4, 2019
clothing store

Did a Center City Old Navy Store Discriminate For Cameras?

When it was announced that the newest season of Netflix’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was going to be filming in Philadelphia, the show’s many local fans were, in a word, twitterpated. It’s not just that the show, which is based around the premise of well-coiffed and meticulous gay men helping to rehab the sad lives of wayward straights, […]
September 3, 2019
food

Hot New Dining Coming to Center City This Autumn

Those first cool breezes of autumn are floating in, and with them come the promise of crisp apples, sweater weather, PSLs, and jack-o-lanterns. For many people – myself included – it’s the best time of year. Philadelphians have especial reason to get excited this fall, as a bumper crop of hype-worthy new restaurants are coming to Center City. There’s something […]
August 28, 2019
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Big Smiles, No Pants: Philly Naked Bike Ride 2019

The text message went out last Friday just as well-heeled commuters were locking up their offices for the weekend and the trains were starting to fill up for rush hour. It was 24 hours before the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride, and the route had just been announced. If you don’t know about the Naked Bike Ride, you are either […]
August 28, 2019
condo

Get Top Dollar for Your Philly Condo With These Tips

There’s putting a house for sale on the market, and then there’s playing the real estate game and prepping your home for sale. Sure, you can stick a “for sale” sign in front of your home without lifting a finger and let buyers deal with your home as it is lived in (which is probably awesome, don’t get me wrong), […]
August 26, 2019
candles

The Best Restaurants in Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is the nexus of Center City Philadelphia, the most desirable neighborhood with the hottest location. Given Philadelphia’s fame as a city stacked with great places to eat, it should come as no surprise that Rittenhouse Square is a hotspot for dining on all levels, with plenty of restaurants available that boast great reputations and adventurous, enticing menus. Whether […]
August 22, 2019
seniors

Why You Should Retire in Philadelphia

Every new retiree dreams of finding the perfect enclave for themselves (and possibly a significant other) – a place where they can live happily, access great healthcare, and spend active, fun days enjoying their surroundings. For a lot of seniors, that place is Florida… trust me, I used to live in a city nicknamed “God’s Waiting Room.” But I’m here […]
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