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I Decided to Trust Philly Trick-or-Treaters. Here’s How That Went.

We’ve never handed out candy at our house in West Philly. Before we had kids, my wife and I would always hit the bars. And […]

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Homeland Security Cops Looking for Man Seen on Rittenhouse Rooftops

There used to be a time when sneaking onto the roofs of tall buildings was just a fun teenage prank, something you’d do just to […]

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Jogger Says No One Helped as Teens Attacked Her on Schuylkill River Trail

A South Philadelphia woman says she was attacked by a group of teens on the Schuylkill River Trail on Tuesday night — and that none […]

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Kensington Fuming Over Developer’s Fake “Historical District”

There’s a new neighborhood in Philadelphia, kids! Parts of Kensington shall henceforth be known as Stonewall Heights. No, the name change wasn’t voted on by […]

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This Woman Claims She Was Drugged at the Dolphin in August

It has been six months since we first told you about allegations of drugging at The Dolphin and about the resulting police investigation. All told, […]

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Tesla Superchargers Are Coming to Philly

On Monday, while you were spending more than usual to fill up your gas-powered vehicle, electric automaker Tesla announced plans to bring its new super-fast […]

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Has the Knockout Game Come to Fishtown?

When lifetime Fishtown resident Ted Wisniewski went out for drinks earlier this week, he was a sturdy, fun-loving 47-year-old union concrete mason. But now he’s […]

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Neighbors Want This Philly Bar Shut Down Now

Plenty of bars in Philadelphia have bouncers. But not very many have armed security guards wearing bulletproof vests. During the day.

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Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]

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The Driver of This SUV Explains What the Hell Happened Here

Old City resident Monique Mason was on her way to a massage and peppermint foot treatment in South Philly earlier this week when her afternoon […]

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Why Philly Refuses to Become a 24-Hour City

Every so often, an out-of-towner crashes into Philly with a bold new idea. Almost inevitably, said out-of-towner runs into a brick wall. One recent example: […]

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Standard Tap Sous Chef Heroically Defends NoLibs Against Evil Car Alarm

It’s Sunday, and you’re sitting on the Standard Tap roof deck in Northern Liberties, enjoying a thick bloody mary, local eggs, and convivial conversation with […]

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South Philly Bike Thief Caught on Camera Outside Triangle Tavern

Thousands of bikes are stolen in Philadelphia each year, and police say that this guy is responsible for at least one of them.

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The Real Deal: A Philly EMT Speaks Anonymously

With up to two million people expected for the pope’s visit, all of the city’s emergency responders will be on high alert. That includes the […]

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Philly Love Notes Says Goodbye

Philly Love Notes, the website that gave people literally hundreds of reasons to crush on a city that can feel frustratingly unlovable at times, is calling it quits. Emma […]