Hope everyone is surviving in this heat. We have lots for you this week, from a new events calendar, to some weird and wild things worth a road trip, to reflections from Philadelphians guaranteed to make you feel a bit calmer. And for more where that came from, we’re collecting everything you need to make the most of your summer at inqurier.com/summer.
Stay healthy, stay safe, and, as much as possible, it’s still a good idea to stay home.
We just launched our new events calendar, with a great collection of things to do, whether you want to stay at home or venture out. Each week, Jillian Wilson will bring you a curated collection of the best way to keep busy, and you can add events to your Google calendar or subscribe to ours. Here’s a selection from this week’s calendar to help plan your weekend:
Need more to do? We’ve got another day trip for you! Nick Vadala, who brought you Pennsylvania craft breweries worth a day trip (and then a NJ selection by popular demand) and 12 drive-in movie theaters near Philly, has found 10 offbeat sites worth visiting. (Got an idea for a road trip story? Email your idea to Nick.) Here are a few unusual selections worth the drive:
» READ MORE: Even more odd and wonderful places to go to in Nick’s full piece.
Need a moment of calm? More than four months since our lives changed dramatically, Elizabeth Wellington talked to 11 Philadelphians about what they have learned to let go of, and what changes they’re going to hold on to if and when the world shifts back to how we lived before. Here are some highlights: