One-Stop Shopping

Locally made and recycled options for last-minute gifts—or for you By Emily Kovach After the whirlwind of the holiday season, you may find yourself with a few last-minute gifts to pick up. Or, maybe it’s time to do a little shopping for someone extra special: you! After all, New Year’s Eve is right around the

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Essay: A family forgoes gifts to focus on time together

Illustration by Bart Browne The Heart of the Holidays by Emily Livingston Last year walking my elderly, mixed-breed dog through the streets of Center City on a chilly morning following the holiday season, I noted a lot of holiday-related detritus all over the sidewalks. For blocks and blocks, the curbs were lined with broken and

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13 Vintage Shops You Can’t Live Without

Vintage Shops As cooler weather approaches and you’re ready to switch over your wardrobe, you can find everything you need at Philadelphia’s growing cadre of vintage shops. A more sustainable choice than a run for cheap goods at a national chain, you’ll find handmade sweaters, fall boots, fancy holiday dresses and all the flair you

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