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Tom McGrath

Tom McGrath was previously the editor-in-chief of Philadelphia magazine.

City Life

The Yuppification of Philadelphia

How young urban professionals of the 1980s reinvented Philly  —  and America.

John Fetterman
City Life

Is This the John Fetterman Pennsylvania Elected?

John Fetterman is staking out positions that have some of his staunchest supporters crying foul. What gives?

City Life

How Did Penn Get Here?

Our city’s most important institution hasn’t just been rocked by free-speech woes. It faces an even deeper crisis about what its real purpose is.

City Life

Leslie Richards’s Bold Vision for a Better SEPTA

This is about more than the future of a transit agency — it’s a fight for the very soul of the region.

City Life

Post-COVID, Does Center City Have a Future?

Now that the pandemic has emptied offices, boomer residents are aging, and millennials are opting for the ’burbs, where do we go from here?

jennifer weiner
City Life

Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media

The Queen Village-based writer is one of America’s most popular novelists.

ali velshi
City Life

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on Covering Primaries, Pandemics and Protests

On his new eponymous weekend show, the journalist is interviewing frontline power players and interacting with frontline protesters on the streets.

brian abernathy
City Life

Philly’s Managing Director on How Nothing Prepares You for a Crisis Like This One

Brian Abernathy on reacting to the coronavirus in real time.

daniel hilferty
City Life

Independence Health Group’s Daniel Hilferty on the Switch to Working Virtually

The CEO talks about the need for 100 percent testing and the rise of telemedicine.

penn bioethicist zeke emanuel
City Life

Penn Bioethicist Zeke Emanuel on Why We Should Expect More Pandemics in the Future

The influential (and controversial) health expert has a few things to say about pandemics, politics, and how coronavirus might change us — for better and worse.

jerry blavat
City Life

Jerry Blavat on Sinatra, the Mob, and the Music That Connects Us

A finger-snapping, tale-telling, slightly exhausting encounter with the legendary DJ as he prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday and 60 years in radio.

mark zandi
City Life

Economist Mark Zandi Likes the Stimulus, but Says Trump Is “Uniquely Unprepared” to Lead

And that trade war with China? It’s sure not helping now.

philadelphia tourism
City Life

Philly Tourism Leader: Some City Hotels Will Be “Suspending Operations”

Visit Philadelphia CEO Jeff Guaracino says the hit to Philly’s tourism sector from coronavirus is “massive.”

philadelphia movies
Things to Do

34 Philadelphia Movies to Stream Right Now

Sure, you can rewatch all six Rocky films. But there are plenty of other movies made or set in Philly to help you pass the time. Here’s our list.

City Life

Will Philly Hospitals Be Overwhelmed by Coronavirus?

More cases are definitely coming, but it’s too soon to tell whether we’ll be more like South Korea (good) or Italy (disaster).