Whether you’re a lifelong vegan, gluten-free guru or just like to squeeze in some heart-healthy meals to balance out the junk food in your life, eating well is easy to do in NW Philly. Plus, with the gorgeous Wissahickon Valley Park and Schuylkill River just a few steps or short drive away, you can pair it with a beautiful walk, run or ride while you burn some calories.
New year, new you! From rowing to small-class yoga studios, Northwest Philadelphia is the perfect place to get fit this year! These small, boutique fitness studios offer a wide array of fun classes to help you get moving! Ready… set…. GO!
What’s better than breakfast? In Northwest Philadelphia, you’ll find lots of cafes, bakeries, and diners that offer everything from classic bacon and egg platters to loaded French toast. Get up early – you won’t want to miss these 13 amazing breakfast spots!
Get new gear, a good sweat and a chance to recover from all that activity at these NW Philly sporting good boutiques and health and fitness centers - you may just find some inner peace and new found strength along the way.
If you’re looking for more than just a cozy dinner or a lively brunch, look no further than Northwest Philadelphia for jazz, indie, classical and more musical tones, plus theatre in a historic setting, to enjoy while you dine.
From cookies and cupcakes to brownies and croissants, you’ll find some of the sweetest bites around in these 12 small-batch bakeries in Northwest Philadelphia.
These small, family-owned spots have earned cult-like followings from neighbors and far-flung fans alike, thanks to their decadent desserts and fresh-baked treats. Did we miss your favorite? Share in our comments!
Whether you’re hoping to find the perfect unique gift without leaving a large environmental footprint this holiday season or just some new special pieces for your wardrobe, Northwest Philly’s consignment, thrift, and vintage shops will help you reduce, reuse, recycle, AND find a thoughtful gift that didn’t come from Amazon. All of these shops are also located within a short walk of a regional rail or bus stop, for more info or to plan your car-free trip visit www.septa.org.
Looking for new body art? Comics? Cigars? Books? We’ve rounded up 14 NW Philly shops you don’t want to miss, whether it’s for yourself or to find gifts, like the lovely collaboration piece pictured above from East Falls Glassblowing and Vault + Vine (found at the latter), for the ones who dance to the beat of a different drum.
Northwest Philadelphia has dozens of shops and stores offering products and gifts for kids that are as unique and wonderful as they are.
Hone your guitar riffing skills, rent rehearsal space, or just kick back with a new record at these NW Philly music-minded finds.