Where to find amazing vegetarian and healthy eats and drinks in the scenic northwest

Where to find amazing vegetarian and healthy eats and drinks in the scenic northwest

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.

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12 Fantastic Small Bakeries You Must Visit in NW Philly – And What To Order At Each One

12 Fantastic Small Bakeries You Must Visit in NW Philly – And What To Order At Each One

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!

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Do Some Serious Shopping at These Awesome NW Philly Vintage Shops

Do Some Serious Shopping at These Awesome NW Philly Vintage Shops

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.

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Boutique Roundup: from cigars and tattoos to books and hand-blown glass, some not-to-be-missed shops in NW Philly

Boutique Roundup: from cigars and tattoos to books and hand-blown glass, some not-to-be-missed shops in NW Philly

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.

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