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No Roots on July 4th?

Say it ain’t so, Questo. The Roots won’t be headlining the Wawa Welcome America! Festival on July 4th, according to this report from Billy Penn. […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Pencils

Happy 158th birthday to the pencil with attached eraser! It was on March 30, 1858, that Hymen L. Lipman received a patent for his remarkable […]

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WATCH: Four Recently Born Lemurs at the Philadelphia Zoo

Four black and white ruffed lemurs were born at the Philadelphia Zoo last month — and now the zoo has released incredibly cute photos and […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About the Founding Fathers’ Dogs

Today is National Puppy Day, which is proof, we guess, that every dog has its day, seeing as every dog in the world was once […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About St. Patrick

“Since when,” my enraged friend demanded, “did St. Patrick‘s Day become a two-week holiday?” She was irate that her exit off of I-676, not to […]

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PHOTOS: Le Cat Café is Finally Open — We Checked it Out

Are you a cat lover? Do their little paws and furry tails overload your cuteness receptors? Do you secretly follow multiple cat blogs on Instagram — and find […]

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PHOTOS: Le Cat Café is Finally Open — We Checked it Out

Are you a cat lover? Do their little paws and furry tails overload your cuteness receptors? Do you secretly follow multiple cat blogs on Instagram — and find […]

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The 20 All-Time-Best Philly Names

We were thinking the other day about E. Digby Baltzell, the Penn sociology prof who coined the term “Wasp,” for “White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.” It would […]

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Signs of the Apocalypse: The Peeple App Launches

I’m approaching that age where it’s time to decide if I want to bring children into this world. Most days, the answer is yes. I […]

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Koresh Celebrates 25th Anniversary Season With Performances This Week

Twenty-five years ago, trained dancers were seeking an outlet for their performance artistry in Philadelphia. In 1991, this dearth inspired an Israeli instructor at the University […]

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47 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, March 4 Prelude to a Memory @ Brewerytown Beats. Record release party for ICA artists Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere, in conjunction with their […]

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Leap Year

Happy February 29th, also known as “leap day” — a lunar event created by humans to compensate for the fact that the earth doesn’t orbit […]

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“Kathapalooza!” to Benefit Beloved Punk Rocker Battling Cancer

Six regionally renowned bands of the ’80s and ’90s are sharing the Underground Arts stage Arts this Saturday for an alternative type of Lollapalooza whose […]

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Moore Prof: Women Don’t Design “Girly” Video Games

Two years ago, the Animation and Game Arts major at Center City’s Moore College of Art & Design was just getting off the ground. Only […]

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These Are the Top 10 Dog Breeds in Philadelphia

The Labrador retriever may be the No. 1 dog in the country, but in Philadelphia another breed is top dog. Yesterday, the American Kennel Club […]