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2020 Even Ruined Snow Days. Great.

They were one of childhood’s most treasured rituals. Oh well.

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Best Thing: Patti LaBelle Gushes About Philly in the New York Times

Our Queen of Soul gets the royal treatment, and she heaps praise on her hometown.

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Best Thing This Week: Thanksgiving 2020 — it Happened

It was a holiday like no other. And we got by.

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Best Thing This Week: The Philadelphia Union Land Two Big Awards!

It’s official: Our MLS team is the best Philly sports team.

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Now That I Never Leave My House, I’m Getting to Know All About the Spiders Who Live Here With Me

Endless months of homebound isolation will make you see your surroundings in a whole new way.

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Japan’s President Biden Burger

Of course, it nods to Philly, where good things happen.

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Best Thing: Alec Bohm’s Up for Rookie of the Year!

The Phils’ third baseman is one of three finalists for the honor. Oh yeah, there was another thing, too …

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Best Thing This Week: All Hallows’ Eve

With a momentous election looming, it’s worth remembering as we commemorate All Hallows’ Eve that there are things we should be very, very afraid of, and then there are the bogeymen.

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Best Thing: One More Trump Campaign Lie Bites the Dust

A new study shows that sanctuary city policies do exactly what they’re intended to do, not what the President and his cronies say they do.

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Best Thing This Week: Robeson’s Richard Gordon Is the Best Principal in All the Land!

How do you turn a school around? Just ask him.

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Science and Religion Have Never Been More at Odds. Can Conshohocken’s Templeton Foundation Bridge the Divide?

It’s shoveled more than a billion and a half dollars at research attempting to reconcile the spiritual and the secular.

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Best Thing This Week: Joe Biden Quotes Doc Rivers

In his stirring speech at Gettysburg, the Democratic nominee evoked what the Sixers’ new coach has said about being Black in America.

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Best Thing This Week: “Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia”

We’ve never been more proud of this city of ours.

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Best Thing This Week: The Summer From Hell Is Over

Fall can only be better, right? Right?!?

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Best Thing This Week: Trump’s Philly Town-Hall Disaster

It was fitting that his pitiful performance took place here in Philly, where a set of other ordinary citizens, 244 years ago, willed the Great American Experiment into being.