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Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

philadelphia rapper tierra whack, who was arrested this week after showing up at the Philadelphia airport with a loaded gun
City Life

Philly Today: You’d Be Surprised How Many People Show Up at Airports With Loaded Guns

Local rapper Tierra Whack, who was arrested this week after she allegedly brought a loaded gun to the Philadelphia airport, is just one of many.

dr. oz and john fetterman campaign ads before the pennsylvania election results came in
City Life

Philly Today: Glory, Glory, Hallelujah… the Election Ads Are Over

Plus, some insight into the Pennsylvania election results, including which Philly neighborhoods went for Oz and Mastriano.

secret surveillance cameras or field cameras were found at ballot box locations in philadelphia, including this one outside the Independence branch of the Philadelphia Free Library
City Life

Philly Today: Officials Remove Secret Surveillance Cameras from Ballot Box Locations

The shenanigans have begun. Here’s what you need to know to get through Election Day.

a woman in philadelphia who cast an early vote before Election Day
City Life

Here Are the Philadelphia Election Day Problems You Should Most Definitely Report

And one you can probably skip. Plus, who to call when there is a problem.

theastroscheat.com is just one of many great Philadelphia-related domain names available
City Life

10 Philly Domain Names We Can’t Believe Are Still Available

Alas, FireKrasner.com is already taken. But TheAstrosCheat.com? Go get it!

City Life

Philly Artist Scores Supreme Court Victory With Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Portrait

“I had no idea the portrait was going to wind up in the chambers of the justice,” says Natalie Hope McDonald. “I’m so honored.”

someone mailing their mail-in ballot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
City Life

Philly Today: If You Voted By Mail, Stop Whatever You’re Doing and Check These Lists

The city has published the names of hundreds of voters whose mail-in ballots are problematic.

City Life

Malcolm Jenkins Says the Eagles Will Win the NFC East

The Super Bowl-winning former Eagles safety talks NoLibs margaritas, underpaid teachers, and a novel idea to make football games better.

philadelphia lawyer chuck peruto and sean hagan, the man charged with a felony after he climbed a pole on broad street during a massive celebration over the Phillies going to the world series
City Life

Philly Today: Chuck Peruto Steps In to Defend Pole-Climbing Phillies Fan

And they have some interesting theories about why Larry Krasner’s office charged said fan with felonies.

christmas decorations in philadelphia
City Life

Philly Today: Holy Hell, They’re Already Decorating Center City for Christmas

Stop the madness. Plus, 78 degrees in the forecast and, of course, the shutout in South Philly.

philadelphia family in their halloween costumes
City Life

Philly Today: This Fitler Square Family Wins Halloween Yet Again

Taking DIY to the extreme. Plus, a Philadelphia media outlet reveals a plagiarism problem.

a 2007 photo of philadelphia music venue the trocadero, which may be reopening
City Life

Philly Today: State Awards Trocadero $2.5 Million for Reopening Plan

Plus, Phillies fans left 7,780 pounds of trash in their wake after last week’s big win.

a phillies fan arrested for climbing poles in philadelphia
City Life

Philly Today: Pole-Climbing Phillies Fan Released on $100,000 Bail

Plus, people are trying to sell Phillies home World Series tickets for as much as $13,500 each.

herr's potato chips contest winners
City Life

Philly Today: The Herr’s Philly Potato Chip Contest Is Back, With a Twist

Plus, the Krasner impeachment, two (!) new Bryce Harper murals, and more.

black urban cowboy phil sumpter, who has an exhibit at dive bar Dirty Frank's
Things to Do

A 92-Year-Old Black Urban Cowboy Walks Into a Bar …

No, it’s not the start of a joke. It’s a must-see exhibit in a famed Philly dive bar.