Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend
The first and best Coming Out Day parade and party, pumpkins at City Hall, beer in Roxborough, tons to do at Old City Fest
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
Your City Defined: I-95 (a Troubled History)
The overpass collapse last week was not the first catastrophe associated with Philly’s stretch of interstate. That dates back to … the beginning
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
Reality Check: Philly Knows How to Fix our Gun Violence Problem
So why, WURD’s midday host wonders, won’t it do so? Here, some proven ways to combat the scourge of shootings in Philly
More Art, Fewer Accidents?
A collaboration between Mural Arts Philadelphia and a South Philly neighborhood group aims to slow down speeding cars. Could it help reduce the nearly 500 serious traffic injuries in the city every year?
Ideas We Should Steal: CultureHouse
The Boston-area nonprofit builds indoor pop-up community spaces in vacant storefronts, spurring foot traffic and connections. Can a group of intrigued Philadelphians successfully bring it here?
Weekend Read: “Oh my god. The restaurant’s on fire.”
As part of a partnership with writer/teacher Buzz Bissinger and Penn’s Kelly Writers House, a student journalist explores the aftermath of a fire at a Queen Village institution