Not Just Your Everyday Joe: Philly Coffee Shops

The coffeehouse scene in Philadelphia is percolating. Six hot spots.

August 20, 2017

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Green Acre #59: Lighting Up the Night Garden

The humblest backyard becomes a wonderland with the right illumination.

June 21, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Mighty Franks

Family ties can hold people together. They can also strangle them.

June 15, 2017

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Green Acre #58: Garden of Misery

Slough of despond, meet my little Capitol Hill plot.

June 14, 2017

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Green Acre #57: 10 Fast and Fabulous Tips . . .

. . . for over-the-top gardens.

June 7, 2017

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Weekend Reading: Get Well Soon

Turns out that history’s worst plagues were fascinating.

May 25, 2017

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Green Acre #54: Making Something From Nothing

Why buy flats of begonias when so many more interesting plants to be gathered, or purloined by stem or seed?

May 17, 2017

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Weekend Reading: The Good Assassin

Everything is up for grabs in 1950s Cuba, including the lives of US operatives.

May 11, 2017

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Green Acre #53: A Garden Feast for Mothers (and Others)

Planting, reading or just drooling, there’s a flowery future for Mom.

May 10, 2017

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Introducing: A Philadelphia Theater Directory

Where the shows are and where to eat before or after.

March 2, 2017

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Philadelphia Is No. 90

When they’re measuring healthy cities, that’s not good enough.

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Sales Talk

It’s that time of year — for really big sales. Nordstrom’s last pair of Ivanka Trump pumps, anyone?

February 21, 2017

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What Price for a Clothing Update?

We asked. You answered!

January 24, 2017

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