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Philly’s Poverty Rate Is the Highest Among U.S. Big Cities

Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative released the findings of a new report on Wednesday that examined, in detail, our city’s poor. At 25.7 percent, […]

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Today is the deadline for cities to place their bids to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Philadelphia, along with Chicago, Houston, Boston and more than 50 other […]

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Spitting in Philly’s Face, NFL Decides to Hold Next Draft in Dallas

Unable to resist capitalizing on the most viral moment in NFL Draft history, the league announced on Wednesday that its premier offseason event will head […]

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We Want to Hear Your True Life Wawa Stories

I have plenty of Wawa memories that are pleasant: As a kid, picking up a paper with my dad to read about who blew the […]

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OPINION: Philly Isn’t Charlottesville. It’s Worse.

“Who is more racist: The North or the South?” That is the age-old question I’m often asked when I tell people I moved to Philly […]

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Philly to Host Army-Navy Game in Five of Next Six Years

After several years of trading off hosting duties with Baltimore, Philadelphia has been named the official site for the Army-Navy Game in five of the […]

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We Took a Look at Philly’s “Nuclear Incident” Plan

Recent diplomatic friction with North Korea has left a growing number of Americans feeling a sense of impending doom – a sentiment that was once […]

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Goldberg From “The Mighty Ducks” Is Heading to Jail

Actor Shaun Weiss – best known for his role as the affable Philadelphia-born goalie Greg Goldberg in Disney’s beloved Mighty Ducks movie franchise – was […]

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Where to Get Your Frosé Fix in Philly This Summer

Right off the bat, I think I should say that I am not recommending that anyone actually drink frosé. I am not endorsing this mystifying fad […]

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Philly’s Unlikely Role in the “Twin Peaks” Revival

In David Lynch’s surreal world of Twin Peaks, the FBI is not headquartered at its familiar J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C., but in […]

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Philly Drops From Top 5 U.S. Cities

Philly’s population increased for the tenth consecutive year, but surging Phoenix somehow managed to overtake us as our country’s fifth-largest city, statistics released by the […]

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Philly Is Outpacing New York in Job Growth, Says CBRE

Philadelphia is growing jobs at a faster pace than New York for the first time in at least 25 years, according to data compiled by […]

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What To Eat This Weekend: SPAM, Lobsters, Plant-Meat and SPAM

Once again, we have made it to Friday. I think we deserve to celebrate. And how better to do that than with lobsters, SPAM, donuts, […]

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Jonathan Demme, Acclaimed Director of “Philadelphia,” Dies at 73

Academy Award-winning film director Jonathan Demme has died at age 73 from complications stemming from esophageal cancer. Demme, who took home the Oscar for Best […]

Business

Report: Educational and Medical Jobs Help Stabilize Rents and Retail Market

It’s no secret that Philadelphia is a powerhouse in educational and health services – just a quick glance around our thriving metropolis will make this more […]