Patrick Rapa

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Why, 30 Years Later, the World Still Loves Boyz II Men

In 1991, Cooleyhighharmony, the debut from four sweet-voiced Philly singers, took the pop world by storm. Here’s how the group became — and remained — cultural icons while many of their peers have faded.

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Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke on How to Call Your Family Wiffle Ball Game Like a Pro

Miss watching the Phils play? Add some drama to your next game with these tips.

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6 Very Philly Groundhog Day Predictions

Punxsutawney Phil isn’t the only prognosticating rodent ’round here.

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Your Guide to the Only-in-Philly Sights at the Thanksgiving Day Parade

Once again Philadelphians will gather to smile and honk and curse and wonder what the hell is going on. Well, wonder no more.

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The Roots Picnic Should Be at the Mann Center Every Year

It’s such a natural fit that you can’t help but wonder what took so long.

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Meet the South Philly Rapper Who Co-Wrote a Delightfully Confusing Children’s Book

The book — P is for Pterodactyl — is a New York Times best seller.

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Kurt Vile Loves His Country

The Philly rocker on outrunning the Parking Authority and his latest collection of jams.

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The War on Drugs Is the Band We Need Right Now

Rock-and-roll may have lost some of its luster, but Adam Granduciel hasn’t given up the fight.

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Movies: The Return of the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

PHEFF offers three days of earthly delights at the Prince.

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25 Things to Do this Weekend

Queen of Jeans, Dean Wean, Wyclef Jean and more.

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Step into the Rage Cage

A North Philly salvage company invites you to smash their things for a reasonable fee.

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Movies, Burlesque and more

Starring Sean Penn, Ali Siddiq and the Easter Bunny.

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Ceramic Dog, Run the Jewels, of Montreal and more.

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Five Dollar Comedy Week Returns

The festival of cheap laughs starts Sunday at Good Good Comedy Theater.

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Alan Cumming, AWFUL Wrestling, Regina Carter and more.