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City Life

The Wawa Credit Card Breach: What You Need to Know

If you shopped at Wawa in 2019 — so, basically, if you’re a Philadelphian — hackers may have your info.

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City Life

You’ll Soon Be Able to Pay for a SEPTA Trip With Your Phone

If you pay for a single fare, that is. TransPass and Travel Wallet users will have to wait.

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City Life

Have an Idea to Spruce Up Philly’s “I Voted” Sticker? Now’s Your Chance.

Your design could be the highlight of innumerable selfies come Election Day.

City Life

Tort Reform Group Supported by J&J Doesn’t Like $8 Billion Verdict Against J&J in Philly

Shocker, right? But even some neutral parties in the legal profession feel jury verdicts have started to veer off the rails.

City Life

How a Man Sentenced to Life as a Teen Became the Philly DA’s Artist in Residence

James Hough on forgiveness, the inequities of the American criminal justice, and how art can help drive systemic change.

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City Life

Temple Settles State Investigation Into Online MBA Rankings Scandal for $250K

The money will fund a new scholarship for students at the Fox School of Business.

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City Life

Here’s What You Need to Know About Philly’s New Vaping Law

The new law, banning minors from all stores that sell flavored e-cigarettes, will be enforced beginning in July 2020.

City Life

Some Philly-Area Police Departments Have Used DNA to Create CGI Sketches of Suspects

DNA phenotyping is part of a new wave of investigative tools for law enforcement. Critics dismiss it as “science fiction.”

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City Life

Jason Segel’s Philly Series Gets a Release Date, and We Finally Know What It’s About

You can tune in March 1st to catch the show, which appears to be closely based on a scavenger hunt game that took place in San Francisco a decade ago.

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City Life

David L. Cohen Confirms He’s Cutting the Comcast Cord

Well, sort of. The longtime exec will soon begin the process of stepping away from the company, but he’ll remain an adviser to CEO Brian Roberts.

university city district
City Life

Report: University City District Expects $2.1 Billion Worth of Construction to Start in 2020

There are strong signs of growth in West Philly, but to truly thrive in the future, the UCD will have to manage a problem facing cities nationwide: the rising cost of housing.

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Life & Style

Chatting Men’s Haircuts With Celeb Barber Faheem Alexander

Get to know the South Philly barber who makes regular trips to NYC to keep the Roots looking fresh.

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Life & Style

5 Next-Level Men’s Grooming Treatments to Try Now

Men’s beauty services are getting fancier than ever.

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City Life

Five Below Now Sells Stuff for 10 Bucks. No, the Name Isn’t Changing.

Don’t think of it as a price hike — think of it as a chance to purchase a vibrating foot pillow that’s twice as fancy.

penn museum
City Life

The Penn Museum’s New Galleries Reckon With Colonialism. Plus: Air Conditioning.

While most museums of archaeology shy away from the thorny issue of how they acquired their items, the newly renovated Penn Museum makes it part of the narrative.