Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend (and Week)

See a show to support a good cause, go shopping, go to the circus, and see a tree light up for the holidays this week in Philly

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

Beer Gardens (and Other Outdoor Drinking Spots) in Philadelphia

Pop-ups and other seasonal spots in Philly to have cocktails, wine, beer, mocktails and a nosh or two out of doors

By Lauren McCutcheon

Philly, Take Your Outdoor Activities … Indoors

Rain, haze and heat make it tough to be outside in Philly this summer. Here, some places to go to feel like you’re outdoors while inside

By Olivia Kram

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

City Council Election 2023: Job Itzkowitz Wants to Clean Up The City

The executive director of Old City District is running for City Council At-Large with a plan that bring quality-of-life issues — cleaning streets, serving people with addiction — to every neighborhood in the city

By Courtney DuChene

Art for Change: The Cultural Curator

Quon Brinkley, founder of the Thinker Makers Society, makes space for Philadelphia artists of color and Philadelphia LGBTQIA artists in Old City

By Logan Cryer

Who Gets To Be In The History Game

Drexel is set to take over the orphaned Atwater Kent historical collection. But the Historical Society, and City Council, might have other ideas. What’s all the fighting really about?

By Larry Platt

15+ Indie Bookstores in Philadelphia We ❤️

Summer novels, banned books, literary classics, moving memoirs: Whatever you’re into reading, you’ll find it at one of Philadelphia’s independent bookstores

By Amber Burns