Where to go and best things to do before summer ends

Staycation: Inside the Four Seasons Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Hotel & Sonesta Philadelphia
Looking for a quick getaway? Alicia Vitarelli takes to a few Philadelphia locations that make for a great staycation. The list includes the brand new Four Seasons Philadelphia atop the new Comcast Technology Center. We visit the newly renovated Rittenhouse hotel boasting one of the city's top spas and celebrating their 30th anniversary. And take a look at how the Sonesta Hotel is bringing an artist's touch to your stay along with one of the city's largest outdoor heated pools. Time for check in.

Four Seasons Philadelphia | Facebook | Instagram
One North 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Rittenhouse Hotel | Facebook | Instagram
210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia | Facebook | Instagram
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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The amusement park is going all out with a new coaster and a revamped menu.


Anniversary time at Wildwood
Morey's Piers, the classic seaside amusement park, is celebrating half a century. The park, which has been family-owned since 1969, is going all out to celebrate, constructing a brand new Tram Car Rollercoaster (opening soon), and showcasing new brews and food.
Morey's Piers | Facebook
3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

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Six Flags is always a great adventure but this summer there's a new ride that makes it even more so.


Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth opens at Six Flags Great Adventure
There's a new ride at Six Flags Great Adventure and it's the world's tallest pendulum ride. Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth is the park's first female superhero ride.

The ride reaches 17 stories high and has riders swinging at speeds of 72 miles per hour.
The Lasso of Truth is Wonder Woman's road to justice and this is how she brings justice to all the rest of the Justice League to fight crime.

You can enjoy Six Flags year round when you sign up for their membership which grants you access through the summer season to fright fest and holiday in the park.
Six Flags Great Adventure | Facebook
1 Six Flags Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ 08527

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There's a new spot in Mount Laurel called Top Golf, it's said to be the best place to have fun.


Topgolf is golfing fun for the whole family
Topgolf is a multi-level, indoor/outdoor driving range that makes golf 'everyone's game'! Whether you go to play or not, you can still find plenty of entertainment options -- from food and drink, to spaces for lounging. Expert golfers and amateurs alike can swing a club in a setting designed to offer groups - families included - a chance to have fun together.

Topgolf Mt. Laurel | Facebook | Instagram
104 Centerton Road, Mt. Laurel Township, NJ 08054
856-793-4086

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We navigate the growing ice cream scene in Philadelphia.


Philadelphia Magazine ultimate ice cream guide
From a Central American street food spot dishing out Instagram-worthy churro sundaes to a Kensington coffee shop making artisan gelato with 14 ears of corn or a full pound of basil, you never know where you might find summer's favorite refresher.

Philadelphia Magazine Ice Cream Guide: 9 Unexpected shops with incredible Ice Cream | Flavor upgrades
El Merkury | Facebook
2104 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103|

267-457-5952

Flow State Coffee Bar | Facebook
2413 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
267-702-0280

Weckerly's Ice Cream | Instagram
9 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-423-2000

a. bar | Facebook
1737 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-825-7035

Somerset Splits | Instagram
2600 E Somerset St, Philadelphia, PA 19134

Arctic Scoop | Facebook
1812 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148

La Guerrerense | Facebook
1143 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
267-639-9817

Dre's Homemade Water Ice and Ice Cream | Facebook
484-381-0689

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We get some backyard barbecue tips from a local expert.


Backyard barbecuing tips from competitive grillers the Honey Bears
The husband and wife Honey Bears team compete all over the tri-state region and have some tips for your grill.

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Gina Gannon goes In the Kitchen with Alessi Foods and Redner's Markets for two one-pot meals that will save you time this fall.


One-pot meals you can make in 30 minutes or less - In the Kitchen with Alessi
Gina Gannon goes In the Kitchen with Alessi Foods and Redner's Markets for two one-pot meals that will save you time this fall. Registered dietitian Meredith McGrath takes us through the recipes that will have families eating good as the busy school and activity season kicks into gear. These are easy recipes you can make in less than 30 minutes. Plus, you could win a $100 gift card to Redner's Markets.
In the Kitchen with Alessi
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We travel to Atlantic City to get ready for the 2019 A.C. Airshow.



The 17th Atlantic City Air Show
The Atlantic City Air Show is back for its 17th year on Aug 21. The all-day event has become one of the beach town's signature events. Aerial performers will be on display for nearly a half-million visitors. Jeannette Reyes has a preview and some ideas of where to get a bite to eat, a cocktail and a great seat for the show.
Atlantic City Air Show | Facebook | Instagram
Oceans Casino Resort | Facebook | Instagram
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

The Orange Loop | Facebook | Instagram

MADE Atlantic City Chocolate Bar | Instagram
121 S Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Bourre Atlantic City | Facebook | Instagram
201 South New York Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall | Facebook | Instagram
133 South Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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From the fountain show at Franklin Square to Musikfest, you have to check out these summer activities.


Must-do activities to do before summer ends
From the fountain show at Franklin Square to Musikfest, you have to check out these summer activities.

Rodin Museum Garden Bar
2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Franklin Square | Facebook

The Oval+ | Facebook
2451 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Musikfest
Lineup and shows 11 days of music | Full coverage

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It's the story of one local Philadelphia Executive Chef and a shelter pup.


Shelter Me: From the South to Spice Finch
It's the story of one local Philadelphia Executive Chef and a shelter pup. Tara, a dog recently featured on Shelter Me a few weeks ago has found a loving home with a newly-wed couple.
Spice Finch
220 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
PSPCA | Facebook
350 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134