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City Life

Will Philly Ever Get Its Act Together on Street Sweeping?

New York does it. Boston does it. And yet Philly can’t get this basic urban service right.

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City Life

Can This Charismatic Pastor Rally Philly Around Its Most Intractable Problem?

Inside Bill Golderer’s big, bold — and, dare we say, revolutionary — idea for tackling poverty in Philadelphia.

City Life

Whatever Happened to Cutting People Some Damn Slack?

There’s plenty to be mad about these days, but somewhere along the way, people started turning everyday issues into sanctimonious ire. Where do we go from here?

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City Life

What If There Was a City Official Whose Only Job Was to Make Philly Better for Kids?

The case for a children’s czar in Philadelphia.

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City Life

The So-Philly Tale of How the City Nearly Sold My House Without Telling Me

A thrilling sojourn into the heart of our municipal bureaucracy.

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Things to Do

5 Great Playgrounds for Kids at the Jersey Shore

Tire out your tyke at these five awesome spots.

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Things to Do

Here’s All the Cool New Stuff You Need to Check Out at the Shore This Summer

Twenty-seven new restaurants, hotels, rides, and more to explore.

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City Life

Philly’s Marian Anderson Is Getting Some Long-Overdue Love

Eighty years ago this month, the world’s most famous singer became a civil rights icon.

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City Life

How Rescue Spa’s Danuta Mieloch Became the Queen of Skincare

Inside the cult of good face.

City Life

One Day in Philly: Eighth-Grader Amanda Green

For this 13-going-on-14-year-old, Friday night is all about hanging with her friends IRL.

City Life

Meet the New Northeast Philadelphia

How a staid, frayed, forgotten stretch of Philly has become the most interesting place in the city.

City Life

Being Rich in Philly Sure Doesn’t Look Like It Used To

From designer sweatpants to chicken coops: The lowdown on how wealth went stealth.

Business

What Happens When a Startup Brain Decides to Focus on the Philly School System?

Why tech dynamo Bob Moul is set on computer science education for the city’s school kids.

Be Well Philly

10 Magical Philly Toy Stores to Hit This Season

We’re talking big-time holiday wonder

Be Well Philly

25 Awesome Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids  for Philly Parents

No. More. Hatchimals.