Feel Good Fridays
‘Building a community’: Rug-makers and artists to converge at TuftCon in Philly
Tufting rose in popularity during the height of the pandemic. Now, Philly’s TuftCon will celebrate the craft in person.
1 day agoListen 2:10
A Philly coffee shop is serving up orders with a side of poetry
The six-month-long project seeks to offer a moment of “surprise and delight.”
1 week agoListen 2:01
As Philadelphians face shrinking SNAP benefits, a Mount Airy community fridge is helping fill the gap
You can “laugh, enjoy, and shop for free” at Mount Airy’s community fridge and pantry located on Stenton Avenue.
2 weeks agoListen 2:14
‘Nutritious and delicious’: Vetri’s teaching kitchen is all about cooking up healthy meals with neighbors
At the teaching kitchen, food is a way to bring people together to connect and learn.
3 weeks agoListen 2:02
A Bensalem veterinary nonprofit will soon offer affordable pet care in Philly
The Bridge Clinic, based in Bucks County, is set to open a Philadelphia office thanks to a $200,000 grant from PetSmart Charities.
4 weeks agoListen 1:54
‘We’re here to help’: Local diaper bank begins monthly distribution in Kensington
From diapers and wipes to period and adult incontinence products, the Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank is providing families with what they need.
1 month agoListen 1:53
‘Cobbs Connects’: West Philly neighbors work together to design new trail signage
“Come out, walk the trails, discover nature,” said Alicia Burbage. “You'll be amazed at what you can find.”
2 months agoListen 1:57
Philly’s Free Library is making space for people to create
A new weekly program invites library-goers to crochet, knit, embroider, and sew, no matter their skill level.
2 months agoListen 1:50
Don’t throw away that broken item. A coalition of Philly volunteers will help you fix it
Every month, the Philly Fixers Guild helps residents salvage broken, damaged, and disassembled items — and keep them out of the landfill.
2 months agoListen 1:40
Discover the ‘hidden gems’ of Philly’s Fairmount Park via scavenger hunt
The scavenger hunt is a free, self-guided, six-week-long adventure in Philadelphia’s largest park.
2 months agoListen 1:56
Give, take, and create: West Philly’s new little free library offers up crafty supplies for projects
West Philly has a new little free library and it’s full of arts and crafts supplies.
4 months agoListen 2:00
‘You can change your life’: North Philly e-waste recycler employs and supports people coming home from prison
PAR-Recycle Works in North Philly employs formerly incarcerated people and supports them on their reentry journey. “We want to see each other flourish,” said the founder.
4 months agoListen 4:11
‘Food is love’: Every week, this Philadelphia baker gives away desserts to her neighbors for free
Meet Jennifer Mora, the Philadelphia baker who makes desserts, then gives them away to her neighbors for free. “I feel like I'm sending people off on a good journey,” she says
4 months agoListen 2:06
‘Glide and enjoy yourself’: Philly’s free indoor ice rinks are the place to go this fall and winter
Philadelphia has five indoor ice skating rinks across the city. All of them are open to skaters of all levels and offer opportunities to learn — for free.
4 months agoListen 2:01
‘A sisterhood built on healing and nature’: How a Philly hiking group is improving women’s wellness
“It's been healing to watch other people heal,” said founder Brandi Aulston. ''That's really where I get a lot of my cup full — from watching other people fill up and release.
5 months agoListen 1:44