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12 of Our Favorite Philadelphia Magazine Long Reads of 2019

Grab a warm beverage, settle in, and read some of our top articles of the year.

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The 40 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia and the Suburbs

We crunched the numbers on academic performance and learning environment to bring you the schools at the top of their class.

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We Interviewed 100 Philly-Area Teachers About What It Takes to Raise Happy, Successful Kids

They had a lot to say.

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Presenting the Worst of Philly 2019: From Brian Sims to Geno’s Steaks and Beyond

Here are 14 losers, duds, disasters, and complete embarrassments from the year past.

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A Philadelphian’s Guide to 4 Sunny Mexico Getaways

South-of-the-border adventure awaits.

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5 Wawa Menu Items We Love Even Though We Know We Shouldn’t

From those kinda-wet plastic-wrapped soft pretzels to the ... um ... clam chowder?!


10 Notable Philadelphians Share the Secrets of Their Success

Tamala Edwards, Bart Blatstein and more on the keys to making it in Philly.

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2018 Fall Travel Guide: Your Hudson Valley Escape Awaits

Five towns along the Empire State’s main aquatic artery for a picture-perfect weekend.

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17 Cool, Crazy, and Straight-Up Weird Eagles Fan Tattoos

We wear our hearts on our sleeves … and elbows … and ankles …

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The 20 Greatest Eagles of All Time

The results of the poll are in.

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14 Reasons Philly Is, Always Was, and Always Will Be an Eagles Town

Why we fell for a team — and why our love for the Birds will never die.


Here’s How Gerry Lenfest Made Philadelphia Better

In the words of Ed Rendell, Meryl Levitz, and 15 other prominent Philadelphians.


Best of Philly 2018: Media, Politics, and People

The stories, personalities, and moments that inspired and moved our city this year.

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Introducing: Find It/Philly

A new platform that lets you discover the city’s best stuff.


Five Ways to Get Away From Philly This Spring, No Companion Required

Solo travel is on the rise. Here’s how to get out of Philly and into the world on your own.