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Bradford Pearson

Features Editor

City Life

Your Guide to the 2023 Eagles Season

Featuring fan psychoanalysis, the best Birds bling and bars, last year’s highlights, and a deep dive on how Howie Roseman conquered the football world.


The Best Philly Sports Bars for Watching the Eagles

Get your green on and cheer for the Eagles at these prime spots that have game-day snacks and plenty of TVs.

City Life

Own a Piece of Wilt Chamberlain History — for Just a Few Million Bucks!

Plus: the Working Family Party eyes GOP seats and a six-year-old MontCo mullet connoisseur.

City Life

Eagles Fans Furious Over Canceled Kelly Green Jersey Orders

Plus: Vandals in FDR Park, a piece of South Philly history, and the neighbors who ran off Mr. Softee

The skyline of Philadelphia, where shootings continue to fall from record levels
City Life

Philly Today: Shootings Continue to Plummet From Record Levels

Plus, the TSA line at PHL just got a bit better. Well, “better” may be a stretch.

City Life

Why Philly Needs to Close More Streets to Car Traffic

Great (and fun) things can be achieved when we don’t allow cars to dominate the transportation conversation.

City Life

17 Big Ideas to Make Philly a Kid-Friendly City

A Philly that’s better for kids is better for everyone.

City Life

How Philly Dates Now

Navigating the apps, the bars and the kickball leagues to find love — or maybe just someone to make out with this summer.

Life & Style

PA Road Trip: Central Pennsylvania

There’s more to State College than football games. Explore gorges, caves, ice cream, and the sticky world of stamps.

Life & Style

The Best Pennsylvania Road Trips to Take From Philly

Scenic vistas, nostalgic roadside­ stops and epic adventures — break out of Philly and see everything the Keystone State has to offer.

taylor swift at night one of the Philadelphia stop on the Taylor Swift Eras Tour
City Life

Review: After Five Years of Waiting, Taylor Swift Delivers Pure Magic

Swift’s three-night Philadelphia stand served as a fiery confetti-cannon reminder that the artist’s greatest strength is always her connection with her fans.

Be Well Philly

The 19 Best Camping (and Glamping) Adventures to Take From Philly

Our woodsy, watery guide to camping and glamping will help you get away from it all. 


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.