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Officer Killed in North Philly Shooting

UPDATE, 8:15 p.m.: Mayor Nutter, Commissioner Ramsey, and D.A. Seth Williams finished a press conference at 13th and Ontario streets a short while ago (video […]

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Mayor Nutter Announces Snow Emergency for 6 a.m.

In advance of tonight’s expected storm, Mayor Michael Nutter has announced that a snow emergency will be declared for Philadelphia starting at 6 a.m. (See the latest […]

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WATCH: West Philly Man’s Frantic, Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Commute

Anyone who commutes into or out of Philly on a daily basis knows that the term rush hour is something of a misnomer. Everyone may […]

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WATCH: Democrats Announce Philadelphia Convention With Cheesesteak Joke, Busted Rendition of “Eye of the Tiger”

Post by Democratic Party. Mere moments after the news started leaking that the Democratic Party had chosen Philadelphia as the location for its 2016 Democratic National […]

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As Lyft Launches, Taxi Association Issues Warning to Drivers

Lyft — lauded just yesterday in a unanimous resolution by Philadelphia City Council — is scheduled to launch at 6 p.m. today, and, like UberX before […]

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City Council: We Want UberX, Lyft

With ride-hailing service Lyft scheduled to launch today at 6 p.m. to compete with UberX, City Council yesterday passed a resolution that states in no uncertain […]

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Roads, Bridges, SEPTA, and Sidewalks Are a Complete Mess Today

This morning’s freezing rain is wreaking havoc on the area’s roadways. Major portions of the Pennsylvania Turnpike are closed or at a standstill, and all […]

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Here’s the Lawsuit the NRA Just Filed Against Philadelphia

As promised, the National Rifle Association has filed suit against the City of Philadelphia for “for refusing to comply with a state law that prohibits […]

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Wilt Chamberlain Stamps Debut Today

As if you needed another reason to go see the suddenly red-hot 76ers: Tonight, when the team hosts the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Wells […]

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Former Traffic Court Judge Thomasine Tynes Sentenced

When we last checked in with retired Traffic Court judge Thomasine Tynes, her $2,000 Tiffany bracelet was being waved around in front of the cameras […]

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Stop Mega Comcast Coalition Forms to, Uh, Stop Comcast

Opposition to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger has been in no short supply. But that dissent seems to be coalescing a bit with the formation yesterday […]

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Longtime Aramark Chairman Joseph Neubauer Stepping Down

In a statement yesterday, Aramark announced that Joseph Neubauer, the company’s longtime chairman of the board, intends to step down from that role after 30 […]

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LISTEN: Kerkstra Talks Philly Fracking Boom on Radio Times

This morning on WHYY’s Radio Times, Philadelphia magazine deputy editor Patrick Kerkstra joined Mark Alan Hughes — professor of practice at PennDesign and faculty director […]

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I Tried It: FairWear’s Wicking Dress Shirt for Bike Commuters

If you’re a bike commuter, you know that your biggest headache isn’t the proliferation of hard-to-see potholes, the treachery of dew-slicked trolley tracks, nor even the […]