Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine
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Philly Today: UArts Student Dazzles All Four Judges On The Voice
Meet (and hear) Elkins Park’s NariYella. Plus: Somebody dropped out of the mayor’s race.
Philly Today: Woman Slams School District With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Germantown’s La’Shanda Wilburn claims Steven Sykes made numerous unwanted sexual advances and blocked her path when she tried to get away.
Q&A: South Philly’s Pulitzer-Winning Playwright James Ijames on His Big Broadway Debut
Plus, we ask him about his super-secret TV project and living in Mummerland.
The Ultimate Guide to Staying in Yurts and Cabins in Pennsylvania State Parks
Here’s everything you need to know to have a great woodsy getaway.
Philly Today: How Many Cheesesteaks Can You Eat In Ten Minutes?
A cheesesteak-eating competition in Delco this Friday. Plus: Rebecca Rhynhart’s excellent first television ad. And cannabis lounges coming to Atlantic City.
Philly Today: Allan Domb Launches Anti-Jeff Brown Website
Plus, yet another reason to hate the PPA. And one thing nobody hates: free Rita’s water ice.
Philly Today: Ed Rendell to Make Endorsement for Mayor
John Street and Michael Nutter endorsed Rebecca Rhynhart. Will she make it a former-mayor trifecta?
Philly Today: Who the Hell Is Philly Mayoral Candidate John Wood?
He says he served on Marine One and that his cop-brother could help me score free parking for the Flower Show. He’s also declared bankruptcy twice.
Philly Today: This Council Candidate Says Fleet of Drones Can Solve Our Crime Problem
He wants to deploy “Drone Force Philly.” Plus: Old people can become Philly cops, too.
New York Times Takes Deep Dive Into Penn’s Amy Wax Problem
Plus, 45 percent of Philadelphians have no idea who their city councilperson is, new poll suggests.
Philly Today: It’s Gopuff vs. the Neighbors. Again.
Plus, soft pretzels at the Oscars and Quinta Brunson on SNL.
Why This Germantown Man Shows Up on the Scene of Every Philly Murder
“What we really need are boots on the ground,” says anti-violence advocate Jamal Johnson.
6 Philadelphians With Promising Approaches to Gun Violence Prevention
In the face of a problem that can feel insurmountable, these undeterred citizens refuse to sit quietly by.
Philly Today: Fox 29’s Steve Keeley Under Fire From Reporters, Councilperson for Crime Coverage
“It’s embarrassing,” says one Fox 29 insider of Keeley’s reporting. Plus: What’s with my ridiculous PGW bill?
Philly Today: “If It Bleeds It Leads” Is Alive and Well at Fox 29
No other news outlet spends near the amount of time and resources covering Philadelphia crime, suggests new report.