Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Gifts That Give Back

Find something amazing for everyone on your gift list while supporting creators, communities and small businesses that give back

By Jessica Blatt Press

Generation Change Philly: The Modern Humanitarian

Everyone in the know says Michael O'Bryan is Philly's thought leader 'it' person of the moment. But no one can actually say what he does. Maybe that's because changing humanity is hard to sum up pithily.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Things to Do in Philly Thanksgiving Weekend

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest returns to the Delaware River banks, Christmas Village officially opens at LOVE Park and more things to do during Thanksgiving weekend in Philly

By Josh Middleton

The Citizen Recommends: War Words

This Veterans Day, Philly’s InterAct Theatre is among seven U.S. venues to stage a play culled from real vets’ stories about life in, and after, service to our country

By Jessica Blatt Press

Vet-Owned Businesses in Philly

Let’s skip the big-box mattress sales this Veterans Day, and instead support these dozen-plus local businesses opened by local veterans after their military service

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy and Katherine Rapin

The Citizen Recommends: Vaginas In Concert

Artist Althea Rao’s collaborative “Vagina Chorus” seeks to open minds and change attitudes about women’s bodies. Catch it Friday at the Barnes.

By Sarah Jordan

Generation Pandemic

Penn seniors Alan Jinich and Max Strickberger spent last semester road-tripping across the U.S. to capture young people’s pandemic experiences. The result is a staggering archive that captures this precarious moment in time

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: Four Seasons Total Documentary

Big (huge!) thanks to MSNBC for bringing us Four Seasons Total Documentary, delving into just what actually happened on the one-year anniversary of the fiasco.

By Katherine Rapin