Claire Sasko

Staff Writer

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60 Bad Google Reviews of Philly’s Prized Landmarks

On the Magic Gardens: “Basically you pay to see trash.”

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Peeps-Flavored Coffee and Donuts Are Coming to Dunkin’

Happy spring.

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Going Through Customs at PHL Just Got Easier

A new app aims to expedite the entry inspection process for returning international travelers.

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Shake Shack Is Giving Phillies Fans Free Tickets on Thursday

Here’s what you need to do — and fast — to score the deal.

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Meet the Asylum Seeker Leading Philly’s Fight Against the National Immigration Crackdown

Carmela Apolonio Hernandez on seeking sanctuary in Philly churches and inspiring other immigrants.


A Philly Theater Makes Breakthrough Pledge to Showcase Women Playwrights

A Q&A with the theater’s artistic director and reformer Paige Price.

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5 Places Where Philly’s Next Generation of Power Works and Meets

Move over, City Hall.

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Here’s When Cherry Blossoms Will Be in Peak Bloom

And a map of where to find them.


Philly’s Genre-Defying Feminist Writer on Finding Her Voice

Meet National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado.


The Pennsylvania Turnpike Is Pretty Much Screwed, Says State Watchdog

And Philly might have to pay the price. Here’s why.

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Students Petition to Close Temple as Mumps Cases Reach 74

The university will offer free walk-in vaccination clinics next week.


Scenes From the Campaign Trail: The Coffee Can of Destiny

Here’s what Philly’s ballot position ritual was like on Wednesday.

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Three Signs Philly Is Getting Serious About Street Safety

The city’s Vision Zero initiative is making serious strides this month.

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Two Philly-Area State Senators to Introduce Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Daylin Leach and Sharif Street say their bill would also expunge previous low-level marijuana possession convictions.

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Magic Gardens Is Throwing Isaiah Zagar a Birthday Party

And you can attend on Monday. There will be cake.