Gene Marks

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10 Philadelphia Airport Secrets Every Traveler Should Know

From the best food to the quickest parking, we've got you covered.

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Supermarket Shopping Doesn't Have to Suck

After A&P's bankruptcy, here are ways the industry can be more efficient.

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What's Missing from Gay Teacher Firing Debate

Marks: Key factor is being left out.

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Hey Philly, Stop Your Silicon Valley Penis Envy

Celebrate the tech world we're creating, not the one in California.

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Selling Ads to Save Philly’s School System

It could easily earn $50 million to $100 million per year.

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Best Mayoral Candidate For Small Business?

One candidate has an MBA and specific tax-cutting proposals.

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The Empty-Nester's Guide To Center City

Marks: 12 essential tips for adjusting to life downtown from someone who's just done it.

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3 Reasons A Municipal Bank Is A Bad Idea

Anthony Williams' well-intentioned idea won't work.

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Milton Street for Mayor? Hey, Why Not?

Marks: One man's flaws are another man's finer points.

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No, It’s Not Time to Abolish Fraternities

Marks: The recent headlines are awful. But the vast majority are great organizations.

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44 Taxes We Pay as Philadelphians

Marks: Bring it on, Governor Wolf and Mayor Nutter. We apparently can't get enough.

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Why Do Teachers Get Snow Days, Too?

Marks: 10 things teachers could be doing when their students get the day off.

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10 Reasons Paid Sick Leave Is Great for Business

Marks: Who needs capitalism, anyway?

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Abolish Tipping? The Practice Should Be Expanded

Marks: Three reasons gratuities are good for everyone.

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Time to Fix Eminent Domain

Philly artist James Dupree got lucky. The next landowner probably won't.