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Old City Might Get Exactly What Old City Needs: A Wawa

Although there are a lot of things we don’t like about Old City, there are plenty of things on our Pros list as well: The […]

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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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What’s On Jillian Mele’s Plate at Thanksgiving?

Fox News personality Jillian Mele suffers from serious Philly withdrawal. After working several years in front of her home audience on NBC10 and Comcast SportsNet, […]

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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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Wealthy Sex Offender Doctor Gets Zero Jail Time in Patient Groping Case

Over the last couple of months, we’ve read endless headline news accounts of how wealthy, prominent men have used their power and position to sexually assault, […]

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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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The Death of Old City’s Horse-Drawn Carriage Business

The familiar sound of hooves on cobblestones may no longer stand as an enduring hallmark of Old City in tomorrow’s Philadelphia, and while I’m feeling like […]

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The Feds Think Bob Brady’s Email Likely Contains “Evidence of Crimes”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Bob Brady might be in trouble. Last Friday, while nobody was paying attention, a federal judge in […]

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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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Police: “Anarchists” Vandalized the South Street PPD Mini-Station

Philadelphia police are looking for a group of 10 to 12 people they believe to be anarchists who vandalized two squad cars and the area […]