We Want Answers: Yolanda Wisher

Congratulations on being named Philadelphia’s third poet laureate. What does the gig entail? It involves being an ambassador for poetry — an ambassador and advocate […]

Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright celebrates after winning 2016 national championship title.

Jay Wright: “I Love My Job Here”

Now that he’s won an NCAA championship with Villanova, the NBA is surely going to come calling on Jay Wright. But Wright sounds — mostly […]


Comcast’s New Harry Potter Attraction Could Rival Disney

We’ve long known that Comcast is becoming a leader in the theme park industry, thanks to its ownership of the Universal Studios theme parks. But […]


Reports: New Fire Commissioner Chosen

Adam Thiel, Virginia’s deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security, has been chosen as Philadelphia’s next fire commissioner, according to reports at multiple outlets. […]


Nutter Blasts Sanders for Clinton “Qualifications” Comment

Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter blasted Bernie Sanders for Sanders’ comments that Hillary Clinton isn’t qualified to be president. Sanders made his comments Wednesday at […]

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Gun Group Calls on DNC to Give Up Armed Security

A pro-gun group is calling on Democrats to give up armed security — such as police and Secret Service — at this summer’s Democratic National […]


Aramark Says It’s Staying in Philly

Aramark is keeping is headquarters in Philadelphia, the company announced this morning. It might not, however, stay in the same Center City skyscraper currently topped […]


WATCH: Tina Fey and Tituss Burgess Sing a Duet

This is fun: Vulture says: “Tituss Burgess and Tina Fey wisely went with “You’re Nothing Without Me” for their duet at the annual MCC Theater […]


Mayor Kenney Ducks Cataldi Question About The Roots and July 4th

Philly’s July 4th celebration will feature an homage to the “Philadelphia Sound” of legendary producers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, Mayor Jim Kenney said in […]


Feds Shut Down Six Philly-Area Credit Unions

An independent federal agency on Tuesday shuttered six Philly-area credit unions, saying they were insolvent and had no likely path back to viable operations. The […]


Penn Vet Students to Learn on Jon Stewart’s Farm

The veterinary students at the University of Pennsylvania certainly are going Hollywood these days. Months after it was revealed that a new “Penn Vet” reality […]


Sixers Avoid Historic Futility Mark

It’s not quite the NBA equivalent of Villanova’s national championship — even if tried to lump the two events together — but it’ll have […]


Comcast-Backed Firm Invests in Groupon

Honestly, we’d long thought Groupon had passed from being an exciting new thing to a stale joke about spending too much money to buy a […]

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State Sues Atlantic City as Finances Unravel

The state of New Jersey is suing Atlantic City, trying to force the municipality to make payments to the city’s public schools instead of making […]

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Study: Yelp Pretty Good at Helping Patients Pick Hospitals

Want to figure out how to get the best health care in town? Check out Yelp. New Penn research — published in April issue of […]