Sandy Hingston

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Again. Thank God.

It’s just what America — and Philadelphia — needs in this darkest hour.

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Best Thing: The Great Gritty Acquittal

Oh ye of little faith …

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Best Thing: Puppy Bowl’s Philly Connections

Get ready to cheer for Kingery, Linus and Coach!

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Best Thing: Finally, the Cooking App You Really Need

Give me the recipe, spare me the annoying backstory.

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What Two Centuries of Census Records Taught Us About Philadelphia

The hidden story behind all those numbers.

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Best Thing This Week: [email protected]$% Climate Change

We’re gonna get serious about it — just as soon as we get back from the park.

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Best Thing: Matt Rhule’s New Gig

He may be the new Panthers coach, but he’ll always be an Owl to us.

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Best Thing: Kendall Jenner’s Back!

Impeachment? Russian hackers? Climate-change Armageddon? Who cares? Kendall’s in town again!

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Best Thing This Week: Dogs Rule Because They Drool

And they may be the key to better mental health.

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Best Thing: Baseball Scientists, Thy Name is Mud

The MLB is mucking around with tradition, and that’s not good.

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How Philly Stacks Up to Other Cities — in Practically Everything

From bedbugs to traffic jams, here’s how our city compares to the rest of America.

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Philadelphia Is the Best City for Sports Fans

Our teams’ merely occasional greatness ensures we never get smug and complacent.

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Best Thing: There Was No Eagles Game This Weekend

Sometimes nothing is better than something.

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Hey, How About We Just Let Christmas Cards Die?

It’s getting harder and harder to find comfort and joy these days.

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Best Thing This Week: Going Home

Turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie … and those people you can’t live with, can’t live without.