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Lou's in Norristown

Riding the (regional) Rails: Norristown, Conshohocken, Manayunk & Roxborough

As the weather warms, we're back at it: jumping on SEPTA to explore the region's hidden gems. In this installment, the erstwhile R6 line gets a workout with stops for cold beers, Mexican eats, a cheesesteak rivalry and the mysterious 'zep.' 

Manyunk Arts Festival

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Festivals in Manayunk and Narberth, Summer Stake

Arts, music and summer in northwest Philly and on the Main Line, plus locally sourced eats to benefit local creative projects.

Yemi Akanbi

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Transcontinental Tunes, Young Writers, Food and Funds

Yemi Akanbi's world folk at the Art Sanctuary, writers compete at Manayunk's Pretzel Park, 10 more funding proposals at Philly Stake.

Youchie Pool Party

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: YOUCIE Pool Party, Free at Noon, Story and Song

Hot? Take a dip at Doma in University City. For free tunes, see the Peace Creeps at World Cafe Live. For stories and song, taste Pretzel Park in Manayunk.

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Nothing Retiring About Philly's 60-Plus Population

No other large city in the country has as high a percentage of older residents, and the benefits of keeping them engaged are being reaped by all ages, all over the region.

Katherine Gajewski

City Workers Show Their Age At Youth-Focused Happy Hour

Center City East and several other prominent Philly neighborhoods are increasingly getting younger, which is being reflected in the city government workforce. The Mayor's office is paying attention.

Festival de Bambulae

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Penn Museum Summer Nights, Manayunk Arts, Puerto Rican Eats

World sounds at Penn Museum on Wednesday, Puerto Rican and neighborhood pride in Norris Square on Saturday, and art on parade in Manayunk all weekend.

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Does Philly Have An Image Problem?

We asked more than a dozen of the city's opinion leaders, game changers and gracious hosts that very question, and the consensus says that while we're often too hard on ourselves, we're good enough, we're smart enough, and people like us.

Philly Mural Arts

Achieving Your Non-Profit's Big Vision Like Jane, Jill and Sister Mary

Go ahead, dream big. The incredible women behind the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the United Way of Southeastern PA and Project Home once did, and they'll share their vast wisdom with the rest of us as part of an awesome non-profit development panel on Thursday.

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Custom Cuts: Manayunk Woodworker Nails Sustainable Sawmill

Steve Ebner's passion for anything wood has helped build a sustainable sawmill operation unlike any other in the region when it comes to offering historic lumber for restoration, renovation and construction.

Love Your Park

Citywide Fall Cleaning at 44 Parks

Led by an inspiring effort at Mt. Airy, hundreds of volunteers will be at Philly's parks on Saturday for an ambitious cleanup.                                                    Find out where and how you and your friends can help.

Design Philly Kicks Off

Innovate or Die: DesignPhiladelphia Pumps Up Creatives

Led by festival founder and design guru Hilary Jay, DesignPhiladelphia has established itself as an organic, comprehensive and cutting-edge festival that is the envy of other cities and the pride of ours. It's on Oct. 7-17 all over Philly.
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