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Melania Trump Will Visit Philadelphia on Wednesday

The FLOTUS will focus on the opioid epidemic during her visit.

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Chaput: There’s No Such Thing as an LGBTQ Catholic

The archbishop’s comment prompted a strong response from a well-known Jesuit priest.


Traffic Police Will Crack Down Around 30th Street Station This Fall

Block the box or fail to yield to pedestrians this fall and you could face a costly fine.

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Looking for an Official Gritty Halloween Costume?

Here’s why you’re not finding one.


Other Cities Are Syncing Up Elections. Philly Should, Too.

The no-brainer way to juice voter turnout.

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Wagner: I’ll Stomp All Over Tom Wolf’s Face With Golf Spikes

A campaign spokesperson said Wagner’s Friday comments "were not to be taken literally."

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Amal Clooney Chides Trump for Mocking Christine Ford

She criticized the president during a speech on Friday in Philly.


Philly’s Shakespeare & Co. Is the Indie Bookstore We All Need Now

Here are the five reasons why (#1: the store’s “espresso book machine”).

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Festival for the People Might Be Philly’s Hippest Yet

Comics, tattoos, internet culture ... could the Cherry Street Pier event get any cooler?

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5 Takeaways From Philadelphia’s Fancy New Transportation Plan

CONNECT aims to tackle a wide range of transportation issues. We’ve broken it down for you.


Here’s How to Get to “Sea Monsters HERE”

Never been to the Navy Yard but want to see the new exhibit? We’ve got you covered.

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Philly Students Are Going to Grill Tom Wolf and Scott Wagner

Here’s hoping they do a better job than Alex Trebek on Wednesday.

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The 6 Worst Urban Outfitters Halloween Costumes, Ranked

You’ve seen the “Influencer.” Here are some other disasters.

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We Still Don’t Know What the PTM’s New Mascot Is

But if we’ve learned anything from our whole Gritty experience, it might be that we don’t really need to.


NPR Filmed a “Night Owl” Show at Federal Donuts

It’s a beautiful marriage we never knew we needed.