a lawsuit is brewing over the frank rizzo statue in Philadelphia, seen here just days before it was removed
City Life

The Battle Over the Frank Rizzo Statue Heads to Federal Court

If you thought that particular fight was over, think again.

City Life

Karens Are Dangerous. We Need to Cancel Karen Culture Now

Be Well Philly

A Philly Therapist Wrote a Children’s Book about COVID-19


Six Takeout Options Perfect for a Delicious, Socially-Distant Fourth of July

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This Summer, Jamonera Will Become Salty’s Seafood & Ice Cream Shack

Safran Turney Hospitality has transformed their tapas restaurant into a seafood spot serving coastal summer classics.

City Life

Wendell Potter on Why America’s Healthcare System Is to Blame for Our Poor Coronavirus Response

The former Cigna insurance executive has been firing off righteous screeds against his old industry on Twitter, outlining just how broken the system is amid the pandemic.


East Passyunk Will Shut Down Five Blocks for Outdoor Dining

The city’s first temporary street closure pilot program will take place over five blocks of the East Passyunk business district.

jennifer weiner, michael nutter with barack obama, ahmir thompson aka questlove from the roots, malcolm jenkins, christopher burch and friends, and stephen starr, some of whom are Donald Trump donors while others are supporting Joe Biden
City Life

Here’s How Philly’s Rich and Famous Are Spending Their Political Dollars

From Stephen Starr to Jennifer Weiner to the brothers responsible for ruining suburban landscapes with all those fugly McMansions.

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Just Listed: Top-Floor Academy House Starter Condo

Simple, spectacularly situated, and affordable, with really nice amenities.


Marc Vetri Is Taking Fiorella to Vegas

As coronavirus cases in Nevada spike, Marc Vetri is opening a long-term pop-up inside Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa.


Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Keep up with the news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak in Philadelphia.


Of Course It’s Too Soon for Indoor Dining

Coronavirus spreads more easily when people gather in close quarters, especially indoors, without masks — which is a very unfortunate predicament for restaurant owners.

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NextHealth PHL

Philly Nonprofit Offers Free Self-Test Kits to Encourage HIV Testing at Home

AccessMatters wants to reduce stigma and keep at-risk populations safe from contracting COVID-19 while getting tested for HIV.


Stock Rittenhouse Is Adding Seafood Takeout for the Rest of the Summer

Tyler Akin’s Center City lunch spot will add Anchor Light, a pop-up serving lobster, shrimp and crab rolls.

At-home photo shoot
Philadelphia Wedding

Coronavirus Wedding Diaries: We Changed Our Date Early, and It’s Working Out Better for Us, So Far

The couple used an at-home photo shoot to announce their decision on Instagram.

the colonial theatre in phoenixville, one of the pennsylvania movie theaters set to reopen this weekend
City Life

Yes, You Can Go See a Movie This Weekend — But You Can’t Eat Inside a Philly Restaurant

Exercising inside a Philly gym is also off the table.

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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

Local health experts help us determine what’s true and what’s false about COVID-19.

City Life

What Do Mayor Kenney’s Past Supporters Think of Him Now?

In the wake of the Mayor’s violent response to the George Floyd protests and his recent budget proposal, we checked in with his former endorsers, and other progressive groups, to find out what they’re thinking today.


Zig Zag BBQ Is About to Open With Brisket, Pork Ribs and Queso Mac and Cheese

A former Texas-style barbecue pop-up is opening a brick-and-mortar location right next door to Martha in Kensington.

the FBI says this photo shows Lore Blumenthal lighting a Philadelphia police car on fire during a George Floyd protest
City Life

The Feds Are Playing Hardball With Accused Arsonist Lore Blumenthal

Her attorney calls the situation “absurd.”

Be Well Philly

Is All This Screen Time Damaging Your Skin?

Local derms weigh in on whether blue light can harm more than just your eyes.

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