Bankrupt Hertz is still wrongly accusing customers of stealing its cars, lawsuit claims

Rent-a-car customers who use debit cards and extend their contracts have been arrested at gunpoint, charged with grand theft auto, and thrown in jail. Hertz says there's no "systematic problem." A Philadelphia-area attorney says dozens of lives have been ruined.

More Philly family attractions are reopening, with new rules and new-normal pricing — from free to $50-plus

The National Constitution Center reopens Wednesday, with free admission through Sept. 5. Attractions like Sesame Place and Tree Top Quest are priced in big-splurge territory.

More Philly family attractions are reopening, with new rules and new-normal pricing — from free to $50-plus

The National Constitution Center reopens Wednesday, with free admission through Sept. 5. Attractions like Sesame Place and Tree Top Quest are priced in big-splurge territory.

The best day trips near Philly

Whether you're a wine or beer-lover, photographer, movie buff or just like cool or odd places, we have road trip options for any interest, whether you want to stay close to home, travel further afield, or make a whole day of it.

The best day trips near Philly

Whether you're a wine or beer-lover, photographer, movie buff or just like cool or odd places, we have road trip options for any interest, whether you want to stay close to home, travel further afield, or make a whole day of it.

In-person events are back. Here’s how to decide what’s safe.

With a pandemic still looming, and statewide coronavirus case numbers climbing since the green phase began, how safe is it to go to in-person events?Here are some questions to help you figure out your risk, according to health experts.

In-person events are back. Here’s how to decide what’s safe.

With a pandemic still looming, and statewide coronavirus case numbers climbing since the green phase began, how safe is it to go to in-person events?Here are some questions to help you figure out your risk, according to health experts.
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UPDATED: List of Philly area museums and attractions that have reopened

Today, you can enter a giant beating heart at the Franklin Institute, walk through a rainbow of blooms at Longwood Gardens, explore a mosaicked wonderland at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, and more.

Eastern State Penitentiary and one major museum will reopen in August — with many more right after that

The National Constitution Center will be first in a wave of August reopenings. In September, expect the Please Touch Museum and more.

How to make your trip safer on SEPTA, bike shares, Uber, car rentals, and more

We broke down the pros and cons of various forms of transportation to help you decide along with tips for making each trip safer during the pandemic.

To do this week: Stay cool, go out, have fun

We’ve got a collection of road trips to Pennsylvania’s wine country, a group of great events, both in-person and virtual, and lessons from Elizabeth Wellington’s grandmother about how to keep your cool in the summer heat.

Beyonce’s Black is King, Parking Lot Social at the Navy Yard, Pink Sweat$ at Lolla2020, Outdoor movies and more things to do this weekend

Plus Hamlet in a cemetery, a distanced wine tasting and more ways to keep busy in Philadelphia for the next seven days.

12 day trips in Pennsylvania for photo buffs

We’ve rounded up a dozen great Pennsylvania places to go snap some photos, all within 150 miles of Center City.

Is it safe to return to the gym? How to protect yourself against the coronavirus as gyms reopen.

Gyms and fitness centers across Pennsylvania are about to get the green light. Is it safe to go? We break down the risks.

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Who knew our grandmothers’ ways to stay cool in the summer would come in handy now? | Elizabeth Wellington

As I think about how air conditioned restaurants and movie theaters are a no-go this year, I’m reminded how my grandmother kept it cool outdoors.

Trash piling up? Here’s where you can take it.

Until the Streets Department gets collection schedules back on track, there are centers where you can dispose of your own garbage. Here's what you need to know.

Now there’s more for Philly families to do outdoors, including a scaled down Harbor Park and some really clever day-trip activities

Spruce Street Harbor Park, Summerfest, and Cherry Street Pier have all scaled down and sanitized up. Outdoor kids theater, an outdoor story time, and a stroll-through, marine-themed Lego display are welcome new day-trip options.

10 wineries near Philly that are worth a day trip

We’ve rounded up 10 Pennsylvania wineries all within about 100 miles of Center City — so feel free to plan a day trip, if you’re comfortable going out right now. Whether you’re looking to sip some vino a beautiful setting, or maybe just take a bottle or two home, we’ve got you covered.

Noise. Noise. Noise. There is definitely more of it this summer. Here’s how you can live with it.

Summer 2020 is shaping up into a noisier than usual summer as we find ourselves privy to a cacophony of sounds seeping into our apartments and homes that during a pandemic wouldn’t bother us, but now — especially as many of us are trying to work from home — is driving us batty.

To do this week: Day trips, events, and a moment of calm

This week is all about how to keep busy and also what to stop doing.

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