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Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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Nikki Haley's son Nalin Haley at a Nikki Haley campaign event in February 2024
City Life

Philly Today: Meet Nikki Haley’s Insult-Hurling Villanova Son

Nikki Haley steers clear of name-calling. Her Main Line son? Not so much.

Delco's Mark Perrotta after his July 2023 DUI arrest
City Life

Philly Today: How does somebody get 12 DUIs in Pennsylvania?

Delco’s Mark Perrotta shows us the way. Plus: the $11,000 (and counting!) Lego piece.

A promotional image for Visit Philadelphia's new "best of" awards: The Liberty Bells.
City Life

Philly Today: With New Liberty Bells Awards, Philly Is Officially “Best Of” Crazy

Plus, who got $1 million from the Cherelle Parker campaign?

Sylvester Stallone, who is set to film the movie The Epiphany in Philadelphia
City Life

Philly Today: Sylvester Stallone Set to Film Movie in Philadelphia Again

No, it has nothing to do with boxing. Plus, infamous Philly cop learns fate.

City Life

Josh Shapiro for President?

Could our governor — the savior of I-95 — one day hold the most powerful office in the free world? People are talking.

Pennsylvania State Representative Kevin Boyle, who police say could still be arrested after a caught-on-video incident at a Rockledge bar last week
City Life

Philly Today: State Rep. Kevin Boyle’s Legal Predicament Might Not Be Over, Police Chief Says

Plus, a look at vastly different Philadelphia snowfall totals from Tuesday.

South Philadelphia drone pilot Michael DiCiurcio, as seen in one of his many drone videos (image via court exhibit)
City Life

Philly Today: Feds Crack Down on Rogue South Philly Drone Pilot

Plus, Philly is planning “the most epic Rocky celebration of all time.”

City Life

Philly Today: Democrat Kevin Boyle Caught on Video in Tirade at Local Bar

Plus, PATCO’s “ghost station” to reopen in mere months.

Things to Do

The Philly Winter Survival Guide: How to Stay Busy Till Spring

Your handbook on fun ways to survive — and thrive — during the coldest time of the year

Philadelphia police say the man wearing the motorcycle helmet in the wild viral motorcycle video from Sunday night is 26-year-old Cody Heron
City Life

Philly Today: Wild Biker Cody Heron Pleads Guilty in Infamous Road Rage Case

His lawyer hopes a boot camp program could have him out by early 2025.

The Free Library of Philadelphia
City Life

Philly Today: Mayor’s Office Learns Not to Mess with Librarians

Plus, the weirdest news you’ll hear all week. (We hope.)

Foobooz

Michael Schulson Is Opening Two New Restaurants in Atlantic City

Philadelphia restaurateur Michael Schulson closed Izakaya at the Borgata in January. Now he’s heading to Ocean Casino Resort with two places.

Philadelphia school Cedar Grove Christian Academy, which the NAACP has told to remove its ban on "big Afros" and dreads
City Life

Philly Today: NAACP Tells City School to End Ban on “Big Afros”

Plus, Rochelle Bilal campaign goes all conspiracy-theory on the Inquirer.

Philadelphia Sheriff Rochelle Bilal
City Life

Philly Today: A Bizarre Rochelle Bilal Mystery Emerges

Plus, why Philly might go nuts on July 4, 2026.

Legislators just banned buskers like this juggler from most of the Ocean City Boardwalk in New Jersey
City Life

Philly Today: Ocean City Is About to Get Even Less Fun

Plus, who keeps $100,000 sitting around in their house? In Delco?!