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8 Times City Hall Tried to Kill Fun

There’s nothing like a group of municipal lawmakers to ruin a good time, and the good folks over at Philadelphia’s City Hall seem to be […]

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Buy Your Loved Ones a Jawnament This Holiday Season

People are particular about Christmas trees. Some prefer to don flannels and boots and cut them down themselves. Others, like our own Fabiola Cineas, would rather order […]

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“She Just Liked Fire”: Family Searches for Answers in Gas-Station Suicide

Friends and family of Jerri Phillips were set to gather at a West Philadelphia mosque on Wednesday afternoon for Janazah, the Muslim funeral services, four […]

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Rowers Rescue Woman After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill

Rowers from the Penn Athletic Club helped rescue a 61-year-old woman after her car plunged into the Schuylkill River on Tuesday night. Police say the incident occurred around 5:15 […]

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Brian Sims Slams State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe for “Homophobic” Rant

State Rep. Brian Sims is lambasting State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe for delivering what he called a “homophobic” rant that’s making the rounds online on Tuesday. That rant happened during […]

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$99 Flights to Europe Will Soon Be a Reality

Are you thinking about summer vacation plans? If not, you should be, and one airline has made things a little more interesting by offering seriously […]

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Philly DJs Collect 839 Tons of Food by Sitting on Their Butts for a Week

The cover story in the December issue of Philadelphia magazine is all about how to be philanthropic in the city (it’s the one with Sixers […]

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Believe It or Not, We Could Get Snow This Weekend

Today, it’s hard to believe it’s December. The air is balmy; the high is 62. But don’t get too comfortable – forecasters are predicting snow […]

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City Hires Evan Thornburg as Deputy Director of the Office of LGBT Affairs

On Monday, the Office of LGBT Affairs officially announced the hiring of Evan Thornburg as its first-ever deputy director. Thornburg, a Philadelphia native, will assist, […]

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Police Arrest Teens in Beating Death of Homeless Man

Philly police have arrested three teenagers who allegedly beat a homeless man to death in late November. Officials have charged 14-year-old Brandon Conrad, 16-year-old Malik Page, […]

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Pa. Legislators Set to Vote on Country’s “Most Restrictive” Abortion Bill

Pennsylvania is already one of the nation’s toughest states on abortion – in the company of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri. But on Tuesday, state legislators […]

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For Sale by Owner: The Pope’s Philly Fiat

With the proceeds directly benefitting its 2017 Catholic Charities Appeal, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is now accepting bids for the second of two Fiat 500L […]

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PennDOT: Here’s What You’ll Need to Get a REAL ID–Compliant License

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants you to start thinking about getting a new driver’s license. In 2019, airports will stop accepting current Pennsylvania driver’s […]

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30 Things to Do in Philly on Christmas Day (for Non-Christmas People)

Eat at a Hotel They pretty much never close. 1. XIX Nineteen: Historic building plus banquette seating plus fireplace equals one luxurious place to brunch. […]

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Why Nicole Allen White Decided to Take On the Pennsylvania Society

The Rundown Age: 31 Occupation: Director of government and external affairs at the Art Museum. Side gigs: Chair of Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee; vice chair […]