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Bradford Pearson

Features Editor


25 Essential Hoagie Shops

In a city of endless hoagie choices, these are the spots you can always count on.


All Hail the Hoagie

Our all-you-can-eat guide to the true king of Philadelphia sandwiches. 

City Life

A Day in the Life of the Linc: The Inside View of a Big Eagles Win

With the eyes of the nation on the Eagles, we sent three photographers to capture it all.

City Life

Your Last-Minute Guide to the 2022 Election

Mail-in voting, who’s on the ballot, and shifting poll locations: you’ve got questions, we’ve got (some) answers.

Things to Do

The Early Riser’s Guide to Philadelphia

Make the most of the region while everyone else is still snoozing.


5 Spots to Eat an Extremely Early Breakfast in Philly

Standbys that open before sunrise, in case you need to fuel up before a shift or you just enjoy peace and quiet with your eggs at 6 a.m.

City Life

What Happened After My Kidnapping

Three kids abducted me in 2006. It changed my life. Did it destroy theirs?