Things to Do

160 Things to Do in Philly This Week and Weekend

It’s almost too many things! This week, we’ve got Pride, Philly Beer Week, the Baltimore Dollar Stroll, Art for the Cash Poor, West Philly Porchfest, Odunde, and so much more.


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Ding Feng Tang: Where Dumplings Are the Stars, But Variety Steals the Show

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A Guide to Philly’s Trinities: The Original Tiny Houses

The workforce housing of its day, these stacked houses are as old as — and unique to — this city.

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Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker, who wants to install many, many speed cameras in Philadelphia
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Philly Today: Mayor Parker Wants to Deploy Speed Cameras All Over the City

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