Claire Sasko

Staff Writer

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Nick Foles: I Haven’t Had a Cheesesteak Since 2013

Since 2013! Blasphemy!

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The Roots Picnic Is Moving to “Greener Pastures”

The music festival will be held at the Mann Center this summer.

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A Philly-to-Pittsburgh Hyperloop Just Got a Tiny Step Closer to Reality

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has awarded a $2 million contract for a feasibility study.

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Temple to Require Students to Vaccinate Against Mumps

The school has reported an outbreak involving at least 15 cases.

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Philly Has Never Elected a Woman as Sheriff. These Candidates Want to Change That.

The Year of the Woman lands in Philly’s typically stodgy row-office races.

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With This 3-Foot, $800 Bobblehead, We Have Officially Reached Peak Gritty

They say money can’t buy happiness. But they’re wrong.

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What You Need to Know About SEPTA’s Transit Police Strike

Including whether it will affect your commute.

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Philly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Your Need-to-Know Guide

The parade route, road closures, parking restrictions, bus detours, and more.

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This Pakistan-Born, London-Raised City Council Candidate Has a Striking Backstory

Meet political newcomer Hena Veit, whose work in the criminal justice field is inspiring her campaign.

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PennDOT Has Finally Started Issuing REAL IDs

Here’s everything you need to know about getting one.

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Trash Truck Driver Charged in Center City Cyclist’s Death

Jorge Fretts was operating the truck that struck and killed 24-year-old Emily Fredricks in 2017.

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Philly Is Angry About the Starbucks Coming to Dilworth Park

With at least 10 other coffee shops located nearby, people are questioning the use of public space.

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Yes, Gritty Went Streaking at the Linc Over the Weekend

Apparently our favorite mascot has a bright blue belly button.

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Allan Domb Wants to Impose City Council Term Limits

But unsurprisingly, other politicians aren’t having it.

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The City Commissioner’s Office Just Chose Philly’s New Voting Machines

Here’s why watchdog officials and citizen advocates aren’t happy with the decision.