Your Guide to Philadelphia Pride 2024

Philly celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride this year with events for families, partiers, sports fans, arts aficionados — all June long.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Fun Things to Do in Philly this Week and Weekend

Keep spring rolling with Parks on Tap, a huge film festival, beer and cheese, Megan Thee Stallion, Spruce Street Harbor Park, a Renaissance Faire and more

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

Guest Commentary: Why We’re Moving Back to Philly … Again

A former Pennsylvania political aide moved to New York City for a job. Two decades later, he’s coming back to his adopted city — for good

By David M. Stone

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS: Paul Levy

For his decades-long commitment to making Center City safe, clean and welcoming to all of us, the outgoing Center City District president is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Big Rube’s Philly: Philly Fashion Week

One of the bigger shows at last week’s stylish event had to relocate on the fly to an unexpected runway. It was beautiful.

By Reuben Harley

Guest Commentary: Urban Doom Loop … Really?

A story in the Wall Street Journal last week singled Philly out for having an empty office district. The head of the Center City District wonders: Do facts even matter anymore?

By Paul R. Levy

Philadelphia Celebrates Juneteenth 2023

A three-day weekend makes it easy to enjoy more of the city’s biggest events in Germantown, West Philadelphia, Southwest and Old City — and then some

By Abigail Chang and Lauren McCutcheon

LGBTQ-Owned Shops, Restaurants, More in Philadelphia

Brick-and-mortar LGBTQ-owned businesses span all of Philly. Here, some that strive not just to sell, but also to do good in and beyond our city

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff