Councilman Kenyatta Johnson

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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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Boyz II Men Are Getting a Block of Broad Street

Philadelphia City Council voted yesterday to rename a section of Broad Street “Boyz II Men Boulevard.” 

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Carl Dranoff Takes the Wraps Off One Riverside

Surrounded by examples from each of the stages of his career as a developer here in Philadelphia, Carl Dranoff officially cut the ribbon on his […]

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ZBA Wants Time to Digest Blatstein Proposal

Bart Blatstein will have to wait two more weeks to find out whether he has permission to pursue his vision for a rooftop retail village […]

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Billionaire Thinks Class War Is Near

Workers want higher wages. Management claims they’re a bad idea. It sounds like the intro to a problem set from Econ 101, and it’s also the dilemma that’s been playing out in cities across […]

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Kenyatta Johnson Defeats Ori Feibush, Ending Long, Ugly Battle

On Tuesday night, incumbent Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson handily defeated challenger Ori Feibush in the 2nd District race, bringing to a close the most drawn-out […]

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UPDATED: Worst. Mail. Ever. Kenyatta Hit Piece Pictures Ori in a Hot Tub

[Updated: 8:25 p.m.] Ori Feibush says the photo of him reclining in a hot tub was probably taken from his girlfriend’s Facebook page. He says the shot was […]

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Renovations Planned for Crumbling 25th Street Viaduct in South Philly

You know that crumbling railroad  bridge that spans from roughly Washington Avenue to West Passyunk Avenue on 25th Street in South Philly? Well, as ominous […]

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The Brief: Why Have City Dems Endorsed a Council Candidate Whose Facebook Page Compared Gay Men to Flatworms?

María Quiñones-Sánchez is one of the more consequential members of Philadelphia’s City Council. She was the driving force behind the new land bank. She’s gotten […]

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Ori Challenges Kenyatta to Ten Debates

As the 2015 primary election season heats up in Philadelphia, so do the public declarations of war. Last week, Mayor Michael Nutter publicly insulted 2nd […]

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Developer to Present Plans for Little Pete’s Successor Tomorrow Night

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard anything about the proposed Hudson Hotel project at 17th and Chancellor Street – you know, the one that […]