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140 years ago, a group of Philly women set out to advance gender equity
A descendant of the New Century Guild is still active in philanthropic grantmaking today.
You can thank four teens from the Philly suburbs for National Cheesesteak Day (probably)
A group of high school buddies started promoting the commemoration back in 1995.
The 1930s Philly scientist who helped diagnose lung cancer…and collected items swallowed by kids
Chevalier Jackson saved all the things he extracted from people’s lungs. The collection is now at the Mutter Museum.
As SEPTA orders its first new vehicles in 40 years, highlights from Philly’s trolley history
From the streetcar frenzy to the Blackpool boats.
Notable women in Philly history you might not know — but definitely should
Two abolitionists, a scientist, an artist, an athlete, and an activist whose legacies will live on in Philadelphia lore.
Food & Drink
Pitstop: The best Philly bars for watching Formula 1 races
The sport is growing fast among U.S. audiences, but it can be hard to find a place to catch the action in Philadelphia.
Hop Sing’s ‘bar omakase’ offers a surefire soak in high-end booze
A $75 reservation lets you skip the line at the Chinatown cocktail house and guarantees an evening of custom sips.
Fu-Wah, the beloved West Philly hoagie shop, is now accepting credit cards after 40 years
Customers are thrilled with the change, which has also led to an increase in grocery sales.
‘Sick of swiping?’ People are skipping the apps for a match-making game at Kensington’s Punch Buggy Brewing
Pitch-A-Friend nights invite people to pump up their pals in person.
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