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10 Men You Should Unfollow on Twitter

Palan: Going on a “digital man cleanse” during the #UnfollowAMan movement? Some tips.

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The 8 Stinkiest Spots in Philly (Described With Emojis)

Palan: Hold your noses when you’re walking through these places.

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Are You Guilty of These Word Crimes?

Palan: 10 commenter tropes that should get you banned from the Internet.

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The 10 People You’ll Meet at Spruce Street Harbor Park

Palan: The park is universally loved — which brings out all kinds of Philadelphians.

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10 Commandments of Riding SEPTA in a Heat Wave

Don’t be stinky.

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About the Women Who Work at Hobby Lobby

Palan: What the SCOTUS decision means for them, right now.

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2014: the Year of the Nipple

Palan: Why would anybody — male or female — want to show off their nipples?

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10 Emojis Philly Needs Right Now

Palan: There are some stories only Philadelphians can tell.

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The 10 People You’ll Meet at Center City Sips

Palan: Every summer, we become a city divided: Sips lovers vs. Sips naysayers.

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Archdiocese Needs to Rip the Band-Aid Off

Palan: Stop torturing parishioners with piecemeal closings. Instead, pick one church and one school in each neighborhood … and close the rest.

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Does #YesAllWomen Accomplish Anything?

Palan: Hashtag activists need to take the next step.

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Why Marriage Equality Is Good For Women (of All Sexual Orientations)

Palan: One step closer to equality for all — lessons from the long fight in Pa.

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What If Friends Happened in Philadelphia?

Palan: On the 10th anniversary of its finale, 10 iconic scenes reimagined in Philly.

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The 10 SEPTA Rules of Engagement

Palan: The New York Times says people who talk on public transit enjoy it more. They’ve clearly never been to Philly.

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Main Line Drugpocalypse the Result of Ecstasy Vortex?

Palan: Why glorifying faux crises, like the Pollen Vortex, makes us no better than the Real Housewives.