Outdoor Drinking Spots in Philadelphia

Pop-ups, beer gardens and other seasonal spots in Philly to have some drinks and a nosh out of doors

By Lauren McCutcheon

Guest Commentary: What Should We Do with Welcome Park?

A government strategist has a radical idea for the historic park at the heart of a recent controversy over its William Penn statue

By Mark Nicastre

The Citizen Recommends: What the Constitution Means to Me

There are just a few more days to catch this thought-provoking performance at Arden Theatre Co., but its message will stay with any engaged citizen long after.

By Erinda Sheno

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