Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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terror behind the walls
Things to Do

Say Goodbye to Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls

The wildly popular haunted house has been replaced by a beer garden and “not scary” attractions.

the logo for brooklyn bowl, the popular new york music venue that is opening brooklyn bowl philadelphia in fishtown in november
Things to Do

Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia Opens in Fishtown in November

Here’s the full concert lineup.

A bottle of Veuve Clicquot, one of the 43 products the PLCB is now rationing in Pennsylvania liquor stores (Getty Images)
City Life

Here’s the Full List of Booze That Pennsylvania Is Now Rationing to Residents, Bars and Restaurants

We hope you don’t need a case of Veuve this weekend.

South Philadelphia cheesesteak shop pat's steaks, the site of two recent murders
City Life

Pat’s Steaks Owner Speaks Out Following Two Homicides at His Iconic Cheesesteak Shop

“My stomach is in a knot,” says Frank Olivieri, who says he’s investing in increased surveillance and security outside of his shop.

a man smokes a cigarette at the 2019 mummers parade
City Life

Mummers Move Forward With 2022 Parade

But some Mummers regulars aren’t so sure that’s a good idea — or if they’ll have the money to participate.

mike quick
Eagles Report

Eagles Broadcaster Mike Quick on Calling the 2018 Super Bowl Win and His Record-Setting Touchdown

The 1980s wide receiver turned radio announcer on the biggest difference in the game today and his take on this year’s team.

james jarmon, who has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against trader joe's
City Life

Mount Airy Man Sues Trader Joe’s for Racial Discrimination

In a just-filed lawsuit, Mount Airy resident James Jarmon claims he was mistreated at Main Line and Delco locations of the popular store.

nick stuccio fringe festival
City Life

Nick Stuccio on the Good, the Bad, and the Very Tense Moments in Philadelphia Fringe Festival History

The festival founder takes a trip down memory lane as he prepares to launch the weird and wonderful event’s 25th season.

a photo of a nazi flag inside the roxborough vfw
City Life

The Curious Case of Roxborough’s Nazi Flag

Sometimes a photo doesn’t tell the whole story.

doctor hannah mclane of the soundmind center, philadelphia's first psychedelic-assisted therapy clinic
City Life

This West Philly Doctor Says Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Could Change Your Life

Hannah McLane just opened the region’s first-ever psychedelic-assisted mental health clinic. She’s already treating patients with ketamine and says MDMA and magic mushrooms are coming soon.

the preston and steve cast posing like the band queen on the album queen 2
City Life

The Preston and Steve Cast on What Got Them Through the Past Year

From Delco barbecue to the best potato soup in Philly to, yes, vodka.

the primal supply meats location in brewerytown, which is closing along with the other primal supply meats locations
Foobooz

Primal Supply Meats to Close All Retail Locations on Saturday

Owner Heather Marold Thomason insists the closures are temporary but cannot offer a potential reopening date.

proof of vaccination at concerts is on the rise, like with the foo fighters concert at madison square garden in new york
City Life

Going to a Philly Concert? You May Have to Bring Your Proof of Vaccination

New requirements are popping up at area music venues.

boston marathon dad mike rossi, years prior to his latest arrest
City Life

“Boston Marathon Dad” Mike Rossi Attacks Cops, Gets Probation

Yet another installment in the saga of the man accused of cheating to get into the Boston Marathon.

students from paul green rock academy on the jon anderson tour with the yes lead singer
City Life

A Bunch of Philly Teens Are Touring the Country With Jon Anderson, Founder of the Rock Band Yes

Here’s how 25 young musicians connected with a 76-year-old singer whose biggest works date back to before some of their parents were born.