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Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Philly Parks on Friday

Here’s the forecast for Friday: 52 and sunny, with a light breeze. It’ll be a perfect fall day – so why spend it standing in […]

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It’s Finally Back: LOVE Park’s Christmas Village Opens on Thursday

Let’s face it: Dilworth Park just can’t stack up to LOVE Park when it comes to hosting our annual Christmas Village. It’s nothing against Dilworth: it’s […]

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Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Thanksgiving Parade

The most gluttonous holiday of the year is nearly upon us. To help you prepare, we’ve assembled a guide to the biggest event of the […]

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Pa. Legislators Want to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Pennsylvania legislators want to declare pornography a public health crisis. On Monday, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee voted 19-5 to approve a resolution that calls for […]

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Philly Is Planning a 10-Acre Waterfront Park in the Northeast

Rumors of a giant waterfront park in Bridesburg have been swirling for years – since 2014, in fact. This week, Philly Parks and Rec entered the […]

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DePasquale: The IRS Needs to Review DNC Surplus Spending

Pennsylvania’s top auditor wants the IRS to take a look at how former Gov. Ed Rendell used surplus money from the Democratic National Convention last November. […]

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Here’s a Sneak Preview of City Hall’s Awesome Holiday Light Show

‘Tis the season in Center City. Anyone visiting the recently reopened ice skating rink at Dilworth Park on Monday evening is in for a treat: […]

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Police: Center City Teen Flash Mob Ends With Three Assaults, Two Arrests

A chaotic scene played out near Rittenhouse Square on Saturday evening. Police say more than a hundred teenagers gathered in flash mobs that ended with […]

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What Leading Philly Democrats Have to Say About the Jewell Williams Harassment Allegations

On Thursday, we asked six top Philly Democrats to comment on sexual harassment allegations against Sheriff Jewell Williams. The accusations come from three current and former employees: […]

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Philly Just Got a Hate Crimes Hotline

It’s been about a year since former District Attorney Seth Williams (now in prison) created a Hate Crimes Task Force to “vigorously prosecute” hate crimes […]

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School Reform Commission Votes to End Itself

The contentious School Reform Commission voted to disband itself on Thursday night. The long-anticipated decision will have a significant impact on Philly and its schools: The […]

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Police: Man Tied Up With Vacuum Cord During NoLibs Home Invasion

You may have heard a NoLibs-based horror story on Wednesday. Rumors of a home invasion swirled after residents took to the Northern Liberities Neighbors Facebook group to share […]

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Philly Police Send Out Photo of Wrong Man in Child Porn Arrest

Philly police announced this week the arrest of a suspect who allegedly posted child pornography to his Instagram account – but the department sent out a photo of […]

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Police: Pipe Attack Lands Temple Student in the Hospital

Police say a group of teens beat a Temple University student with a pipe last week. According to officials, the teens surrounded Eli Glovas-Kurtz around 8:30 p.m. on […]

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Judge: Philly “Is Not a ‘Sanctuary City'”

In a major update in the sanctuary cities dispute, a federal judge has moved to prevent the Department of Justice from withholding essential funding to Philly. In […]