Jason Fagone

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Tech community Independents Hall and its dynamic founder are poised to change the way we work—and a North Philly neighborhood

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From his earliest days as a public official, Christie has used bluster and overheated rhetoric to take down his enemies. It’s turned him into Angry America’s favorite politician  —  at least until they get a look at what he’s really doing

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Freeman, a.k.a. The Buddha, was supposedly rebuilding Germantown. And even though project after project failed, political heavyweights—from Ed Rendell to Bob Brady to Michael Nutter—kept giving him our money. Lots and lots of our money.

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A surprising number of Philly-area adults—and their kids—are making the leap out into the world to actually build something. Meet the blue-collar yuppies.

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Steve Cozen has built his career siding with the underdog. How has this outsider become the insider?

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Newtown Square’s Joe Sestak is taking on Arlen Specter in the country’s most important Senate race.

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For half a century, the Republican Party has been a joke
in Philadelphia.

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Thanks to celebrity anti-vaccine crusaders like Jenny McCarthy and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children’s Hospital doctor and vaccine inventor Paul Offit gets death threats from parents frantic about autism — and worse. He’s had enough. He’s taking his critics on

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Over the course of a century, Wolf Block grew into one of Philadelphia’s most famous law firms, a power base for the city’s Jewish elite. So what caused its shocking sudden collapse in March? The behind-the-scenes story of a Philly icon’s demise

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The tanking economy isn’t exactly your fault, but America’s biggest debt-collection company will still hunt you down 

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Here’s why, more than ever, we need a mayor like Dick Dilworth

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For 30 years, you were either on Vince Fumo’s side or he’d destroy you.  His family operates the same way

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He was a novelist from the old school — a tortured, drunken renegade whose brilliant first book earned comparisons to Faulkner and Kerouac. But in the end, the chaotic beauty of Tristan Egolf’s prose was nothing compared to the unrest in his head. A literary tragedy

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The folks behind PhillyCarShare want a million Philadelphians to give up their automobiles in the name of saving the environment. The really crazy part? They just might pull it off