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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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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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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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Report: FBI Investigating Meek Mill’s Philly Judge

According to a report first published by the New York Post’s Page Six, federal authorities have launched an investigation into the Philadelphia Court of Common […]

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The Curious Case of Rittenhouse’s “No Gay Cruising” Sign

In the ’80s, in my first apartment at 20th and Spruce, I remember lying awake as the same bad muffler circled the block all night. […]

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A Delco Comic’s Descent Into Wawa Hell

After witnessing a familiar vagrant’s ruse for the umpteenth time, Chadds Ford comedian Nick Kupsey had had enough. A scholar needed to go on record and […]

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Want to Be In M. Night Shyamalan’s Next Movie?

Have you caught the acting bug? Are you a 30- to 40-year-old white man with little to no hair on your head? Well, believe it […]

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Will Sly Stallone Ruin the “Creed” Sequel?

Sylvester Stallone has directed four movies in which his seminal fictional pugilist, Rocky Balboa, has appeared. (Can you name them all? Answers at the bottom.) […]

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Bruce Willis Looks Like He Belongs in Philly

So you already know Hollywood A-lister Bruce Willis is in town filming local boy M. Night Shyamalan’s latest flick, Glass, right? Well our friend Mariano […]

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Spotted in Rittenhouse Square: Bruce Willis

Hey! … Was that just? Yes! Bruce Willis was spotted hanging out around Philly this week while in town filming Glass, the latest M. Night Shyamalan […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: We Got Ourselves a National Student Poet!

While you were packing your bag for a getaway to the beach or the mountains this weekend, 17-year-old Juliet Lubwama was in Washington, D.C., attending […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Eclipse. Yeah, That Eclipse

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Abby Rosenquist Is First Woman to Win Helium’s Philly’s Phunniest

Every year for the last twelve years, Helium Comedy Club has hosted Philly’s Phunniest contest, a weeks-long elimination-style stand-up comedy competition. And every year, the […]

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This Is How We Do It

A few summers back, my daughter Marcy and her brand-new husband Basil spent their honeymoon with our extended family in Ocean City, New Jersey, in […]

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The Cosby Show

In the late summer of 1965, just before Bill Cosby’s espionage series I Spy debuted — with Cosby the first leading black man in a […]