Claire Sasko

Staff Writer

@ClaireSasko
City Life

Daylin Leach Threatens Lawsuit After Losing Delco Dems’ Endorsement

The embattled state Senator compares the county’s process — which endorsed opponent Amanda Cappelletti — to the Iowa caucus debacle, calling it “unlawful” and “blatantly improper.”

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Women Writers Are Driving Philadelphia’s Literary Renaissance

How a cluster of talented authors and one low-key but incredibly influential writing group called the Claw are making Philly a lit hotbed.

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SEPTA Says the Historic Route 15 Trolleys Will Return Late Next Year

Rumors had swirled that the trolleys would disappear for good after SEPTA replaces them with buses on Sunday.

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Losing the Ritz at the Bourse Takes Philly’s Film Scene From Bad to Worse

We spoke to film buffs about what the closure means for the city’s already anemic independent cinema scene — including the director of the Philadelphia Film Society, who said “Never say never” when asked about a possible acquisition of the theater.

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Vision Zero, Philly’s Bold Plan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths, Needs Bolder Action

The city hasn’t been ambitious when it’s mattered.

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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.”

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

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

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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.

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The Tiniest Wawa in Philly Is Finally Opening

We already have the biggest Wawa in the world.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Latest on the Deadly South Philly Rowhouse Fire

Two people remained missing on Friday afternoon.