Claire Sasko

Staff Writer


Meet the Owner of Philly’s Coolest New Indie Bookshop in Fishtown

Harriett’s Bookshop owner Jeannine A. Cook describes her store as “if black girl magic were a bookshop.”


What to Expect at This Year’s Women’s March on Philadelphia

For starters, there’s only one event occurring this year.


Inside the New Tiny Wawa: What’s Different From the Fancy Flagship (and What’s the Same)

This location — open Friday and offering free coffee all weekend — will be the first to offer hot pre-made Italian and turkey hoagies.


The Tiniest Wawa in Philly Is Finally Opening

We already have the biggest Wawa in the world.


The Candidates Philly-Area Officials Are Endorsing in the 2020 Presidential Race

Our regularly updated list of where party elites are throwing their weight.


It’s About to Get a Whole Lot Easier to Bike Between Philly and the ’Burbs

A newly announced $18 million boost could effectively provide a trail network extending from Philly to Exton.


Achievements and Challenges: Reflecting on Jim Kenney’s First Term as Mayor

As we move toward a new year and Kenney heads into his second mayoral term, we consider his first.


15 Stunning Photos That Show Off Philly’s Holiday Magic

While you cozy up at home for the holidays, take a gander at the season’s most beautiful sights.

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Here’s Your Chance to Help Decide the Future of Pennsylvania’s Parks

State park professionals are looking for opinions.


The Latest on the Deadly South Philly Rowhouse Fire

Two people remained missing on Friday afternoon.


Lower Merion Parents Erupt Over Proposal to Change School Start Times

Under a new plan, middle and high schoolers in the Main Line community would get to sleep in longer — but elementary students would start more than an hour earlier. And their parents aren’t happy.


How ACCT Philly’s New Director Plans to Help the City’s Underfunded Pet Shelter

After eight years at the Animal Care Centers of New York City, Aurora Velazquez is taking on Philly’s open-admissions shelter.

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The One and Only “Notorious RBG” Is Coming to Philly Next Week

The Supreme Court justice will visit the National Museum of American Jewish History.

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How to See the International Space Station From Philadelphia

You don’t even need a telescope.


The Free Library Just Decided to Ditch Late Fees for Good

The new policy, to be implemented sometime next year, is meant to reduce barriers to using the library — and a lot of people are breathing a little sigh of relief.