Andrew Thompson

PA Governor Tom Corbett
City Life

Will $45 Million Buy the Governor a Transportation Bill?

Corbett’s school money may have little to do with education reform.

West Philly Building Collapse
City Life

Building Collapses in West Philly

Witness says demolition was being conducted by L&I after he called 911.

Cop video screen shot

When Did the Cops in the Infamous YouTube Video Become So Mean?

“Did the job grind them down?”


One Year After Sandy, Shore Still Recovering

Money has been paid out, but still lags.

Philadelphia School Closings Photo Collective Finkle

Photo Exhibit Documents Last Days of Philly Schools

Welcome to the new, apocalyptic normal.


More Point Breeze/Ori Feibush Drama

Community group releases new discursive screed against the developer.

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Direct Connection from River Line to Atlantic City Opens Today

Now it’s super-easy to get to AC, baby.


A Year Ago Today, Arlen Specter Died

Your yearly reminder that our late senator devised the single-bullet theory.


TD Bank Renews Interest in Acquiring Citizens Bank

Could lead to massive layoffs.

Hannah Price’s series, City of Brother Love,
City Life

Catcalled Woman Photographs Catcallers

Men seem happy just to have finally gotten a response.

Congenital malformation of the feet. Effects of maternal drugs - thalidomide. Photo courtesy of

New Lawsuits in PA Court Target Notorious Birth Defect Drug

Thalidomide was thought to not have made it to the U.S. We may have been wrong.

"Justice" engraved on Philadelphia's City Hall

School Closure Plan Probably a Council Power Grab

How naive of us to have thought otherwise.

Sunlit Philadelphia City Hall

Former Councilwoman “Gussie” Clark dies at 81

Civic polymath’s death comes soon after her colleague Krajewski’s. homepage
City in Gizmodo’s Top Municipal Websites

Site “didn’t offend my eyes at all.”

Capitol Building
City Life

U.S. Government: Still Shut Down

Both sides attempting to leverage default-fueled market turmoil.