Check out our Top Picks for a series of short articles full of fun suggestions for great things to do in and around Philadelphia.
We make things easy for you — we give you plenty of top recommendations and then you can pick and choose the places you like best.
Top Picks gives you the best of Philly: everything from bars under the stars to the city’s best ice cream cones.
Celebrate the season with arts, science, beer, music and more
The longer days and warmer temperatures mean many things, including the arrival of outdoor events and fantastic festivals all around the city. Mark your calendar for our top spring festivals in 2014.
Explore Rocky’s hometown, following in his footsteps from the Art Museum to the Italian Market
Experience Rocky’s Philadelphia with our interactive guide to where the champ trained, lived and loved.
The best places to go in Philly when you’re looking for observation deck-like views
Did you know that Philadelphia’s City Hall has an observation deck at the top of its 500-foot tower? It does. And it’s awesome. This is our guide to the top five places around the city that offer spectacular sky-high views of Philadelphia.
Our favorite spots to get a bowl of ramen around Philadelphia
For many, Ramen conjures an image of instant noodles good for a cheap meal. In recent years, Philadelphia has seen a surge in restaurants serving real, hearty ramen that will make those days waiting at the microwave seem like a distant memory.
An ode to Philadelphia’s wealth of almost impossibly delicious sandwiches
Nothing speaks to Philadelphia’s love of great food more than our appreciation of an amazing sandwich. From the world-famous Philly cheesesteak to its less famous, but equally delicious brother, the hoagie, to the third juggernaut in Philly’s sandwich triumvirate, the roast pork sandwich, Philadelphia loves genuinely incredible sandwiches. We know them. We love them. We eat them. It’s what we do. And this Sandwich Hall of Fame is our ode to Philadelphia’s greatest sandwiches.
There’s lots to adore, including hotel packages, spa treatments & restaurants
Philadelphia, aptly dubbed the City of Brotherly Love, caters to lovers looking to re-energize their relationships at cultural sites, romantic eateries, outdoor attractions and other swoon-worthy spots.
Grab a cup at the city’s best coffeehouses
A new wave of coffee has officially hit Philadelphia and The Countryside® like a red-eye with an extra shot.
59-story structure in Center Ctiy to be one of the tallest buildings in the country
The Philadelphia skyline is growing again. Projected to open in 2017, the 1,121-foot-tall, state-of-the-art Comcast Innovation and Technology Center will be one of the largest buildings in the country and an impressive fixture in Center City.
Our top picks for the city-wide cultural celebration
Philadelphia celebrates Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities throughout the month of February.
Top city chefs dish their favorite restaurants, best markets, secret finds and more
Five local food luminaries share where they like to go on their off-hours, what they snack on late at night, their favorite low-cost meals and why they love to cook and dine in Philly.