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Unique Ways to Relax & Shake off Winter Chills in Philly

2021-02-17T23:15:06-05:00February 17th, 2021|

By Melissa Kaufman With plunging temperatures, a briskness in the air and frequent inclement weather, there has never been a better time to warm up and relax. Thankfully, while awaiting the arrival of Spring, there are numerous ways to delight in the current season offering warmth, leisure, tranquility and excitement, simultaneously. Whether it is mug [...]

How to Maintain a Healthy Heart & Lifestyle in Honor of American Heart Month

2021-02-10T21:50:08-05:00February 10th, 2021|

 By Melissa Kaufman With Valentine’s Day celebrated during February, hearts are a common symbol and a recurrent appearance. But in addition to being the month of love, each February marks the arrival of American Heart Month. This annual commemoration raises awareness for the number one killer in America: heart disease, as noted by the American [...]

Celebrating Black History Month in 2021

2021-02-04T21:54:22-05:00February 4th, 2021|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a number of ways both in person and virtual to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and the nearby area, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an [...]

Philadelphia Spots to Go (or Order Takeout) to Make “The Big Game” Super

2021-01-29T23:12:41-05:00January 29th, 2021|

Whether you're in it for the actual game or more interested in the commercials and the food, Super Bowl Sunday is always a popular time for feasting on party food and throwing back some drinks. We've put together a list of some of the best spots in Philadelphia to venture out [...]

It’s Time for the 2021 Philly Happening List!

2021-01-27T16:06:22-05:00January 27th, 2021|

VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!! The 2021 Happening List® – Philadelphia people’s choice competition is back! This past year has been especially hard for our local businesses, and so we feel that it's more important than ever to recognize the amazing people, organizations, events & businesses that make living in Philadelphia special. Nominations in the annual [...]

15+ Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 in the City of Brotherly Love

2021-01-27T17:11:32-05:00January 27th, 2021|

COVID continues to impact holiday get-togethers which means Valentine’s Day will be celebrated a little differently this year. With events, restaurants and other venues operating under limited capacity, reservations are a must for just about everything. Many restaurants are still open, but operating in a limited capacity to comply with state rules, so reservations are [...]

Living with Littles: Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Kids

2021-01-26T13:23:31-05:00January 26th, 2021|

Valentine's Day isn't a holiday that's limited to just couples. It's a day to celebrate everyone you love! Here are some kid-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday of love in 2021: Attend a Local Event As you'd expect, there aren't nearly as many in-person events as there have been in the past, but here's what [...]

Places Where You Can Bundle (& Mask) Up to Get the Kids Out This Winter

2021-01-26T23:46:47-05:00January 19th, 2021|

By Michelle Reese Those cold winter days between New Year's and the first signs of spring often feel long and daunting, especially when you have kids to entertain! Throw in nearly a year of widespread closures and cancelled events and activities and Winter 2021 is bound to have everyone feeling a little stir crazy. We've [...]

Reclaiming Your Space in the New Year: Organization Tips from a Local Pro

2021-01-11T23:47:34-05:00January 11th, 2021|

January is a time for new beginnings! And while it's not exactly the season for "spring cleaning" quite yet, it's still a popular time to do some purging and try to make sense of your home. If you're still finding time to put away the holiday decor and figure out where all those new gifts [...]

An At-Home Date Night … with a Recipe from a Local Home Cook

2020-12-30T12:10:02-05:00December 30th, 2020|

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion, or just looking to connect with your partner, Date Nights aren't as easy as they once were. We talked to Arden Hawes, a self-taught home cook and the author of the food blog The Ardent Cook, about some ways to make a date night at home feel special. [...]

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