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Another week has come and gone. Whether you were busy deciphering the updated version of Philly Parking Wars, prepping for a mass exodus from the city (courtesy of MOTU) or trying the top secret Hip City Veg vegan chicken club sammie, we hope you got your fill of beer at the closest Pop Up while…
How can you create actual positive change?
Let’s think big here: Instead of checking off the sustainability ‘to do’ list, make an impact.
The Responsible Entrepreneur: Move from Doing Good to Creating Real Change workshop with Carol Sanford is approaching on Monday, August 4th at CityCoHo | Philly Nexus. Author of The Responsible Business and The Responsible Entrepreneur: Four Game Changing Archetypes for Founders, Leaders and Impact Investors, Sanford’s resume includes consulting for entrepreneurs like Seventh Generation and Google.
Here’s the full deets:
Gardens and farms are showering us with fresh summer veggies as we hit the middle of summer! Have local, CSA or farmer’s market vegetables that you don’t know what to do with?
Here’s an easy vegetarian recipe to try using July’s harvests. A perfect accompaniment for breakfast or brunch, this summer vegetable frittata is a great way to get in your daily servings of veggies.
I’m sure you understand the struggle of wanting to look great without damaging your savings account.
How can you spend a day out shopping with friends without breaking the bank? We’ve got the solution: consignment shops!
It’s Always Pink In Philadelphia. Photo By David Hanjani
I was a cloth diaper baby! My mother believed in cloth diapers; in fact, she thought they were more environmentally friendly before we even talked about it. Although it cost more initially, cloth diapering for my siblings and me saved my parents money in the long run. My mother believed that it was her responsibility…
If each of us inspires two other people to do ___ better, and each of those two people inspire two more, we can make exponential change.
So, let’s inspire each other.
It doesn’t have to be big.
Find out more about “#ThisWeekI”‘s column debut, after the jump:
Ready to kick off another great week of events?
Philly has plenty to do for people of all ages, from kid and teen nature adventures to adult-friendly outdoor yoga and beer tasting!
With the summer nearly half over, the initial thrill of being out of classes has worn off and I’ve recently found the need to keep myself busy. After about a day of brainstorming ideas about what projects I could embark on, I finally settled on one: running. I decided that the first step should be…
Dog lovers unite!
The Philadelphia Water Department is looking for Philly Water’s Best Friend. Want to help pick its furry spokesperson? Vote for your favorite pooch over at Philly Watersheds! You have until July 31st, a.k.a National Mutt Day, to cast your vote.
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If you’re anything like me, you’ve been to your fair share of food trucks by now. It’s hard not to hunt ‘em down when they’re EVERYWHERE and most importantly, delicious.
However, I’ve found that the food truck cuisine isn’t always the best for your waistline.
Last year, we tracked down the top 7 green food trucks in Philadelphia. We’re back on the hunt and found the healthiest food trucks in Philadelphia!
These food trucks are guaranteed to satisfy anyone looking for a delicious, healthy meal on the go. Take a look.
5 Healthy Philly Food Trucks:
Hurray! You made it to the weekend! Now what?
Whether you’re looking to go on a hike, pick berries, or learn to cook, we rounded out the best weekend events for you!
Here’s what’s on the calendar this July 18th weekend:
Hey ladies, are you interested in being up in the gym just workin’ on your fitness?
This summer, City Fit Girls will be hosting their second annual FitRetreat, a day full of fitness sessions along with wellness and nutrition workshops. Find out about FitRetreat, after the jump.
We can’t believe that it’s been over 6 years of postings, Twitter ramblings, and fun connecting with you guys, online and off.
An update from our 5th anniversary, we bring you some of our favorite stats:
Let’s face it: Biking is SO hot right now.
We’ve already discussed our excitement for the city’s upcoming Bike Share program and more bike-friendly plans. But where can you find your own two-wheels to get in on the action? We got you covered in today’s Where Can I Wednesday column.
Whether you’re looking for a bike, need some repairs OR just want to rent two-wheels (or surrey!) to explore Fairmount Park, Philly has options for you!
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