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Survivor of 22nd and Market Collapse to Give Deposition

Mariya Plekan, buried under the rubble of the 22nd and Market collapse this past June, lost both her legs and nearly her life. Now, thanks […]

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@PPAwatch Is the PPA’s Worst Social Media Nightmare

We’ve all seen it: PPA sedans making their own parking spots, vans stationed in front of fire hydrants, handicapped spots occupied by regrettably un-handicapped PPA […]

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A New World Trade Center … In Camden?

The former site of the Riverfront State Prison in North Camden will get a makeover in the form of a 2.3 million square-foot world trade […]

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Schoolmageddon ’13: Where Have All the Crossing Guards Gone?

With Philly’s students back in school as of yesterday, we all expected staff, material and program shortages thanks to the massive budget deficit the Philadelphia […]

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This Year’s Freshman Class Is Temple’s Smartest Ever

This doesn’t make any sense. I thought millennials were stupid and lazy. Looks like we’ll need to tweak the national narrative—at least here in Philly—thanks […]

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RIP Bobby Martin, Purveyor of Fine Philadelphia Soul

The Philadelphia Sound is weeping today at the passing of classic R&B producer and composer Bobby Martin, who passed away Friday at a San Diego, […]

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Sedan Smashes Into Parked Cars, Tables Outside Pat’s Steaks

Here’s another reason not to go to Pat’s. Besides the mediocre, overpriced steaks and touristy clientele, people tend to drive their cars right up on […]

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It’s Official: After Last Night’s Debut, Philadelphia Loves Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly Era has begun, and based on the coach’s debut last night, it is going to be a sweet one. The Eagles overtook […]

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UPDATED: George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody in Florida After “Incident with Gun”

Following news of his wife’s recent divorce plans, George Zimmerman has been arrested in Central Florida after police responded to a report that that the […]

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New iPhone 5S Photos Leak Days Before Official Apple Conference

Tomorrow, Apple is expected to reveal its newest version of the iPhone, much to the fanfare of fanboys everywhere. Most logically called the “5S,” industry […]

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Six Flags’s Zumanjaro Is Progress, and Progress Cannot be Stopped

There will always be those among us who stand against progress, hoping to prevent the next great technological or social leap in favor of conserving […]

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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski Announces Campaign for Governor

With his announcement over the weekend, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski joined the long list of state democrats looking to take over Tom Corbett’s seat in […]

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The Homestead Exemption Deadline Is Extremely Nigh

If you’re trying to save $400 off the city’s upcoming Actual Value Initiative property tax hikes, you’d better get your forms in order by Friday. […]

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The University of Pennsylvania No Longer Has a Drinking Problem

To answer a question posed by Sandy Hingston in May of last year: 43rd and Chestnut. Since the state store at 41st and Market closed […]

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It Was a Deadly Weekend for Non-Traditional Swimming in PA

At least two men are dead in water-related accidents this weekend, marking a morbid end to summer as students start in on the school year. […]