Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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a scene at the headquarters of gopuff, the company that now faces a lawsuit after a worker says she was sexually assaulted and then retaliated against
City Life

Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By a Co-Worker at GoPuff — and Then Retaliated Against

Plus: Old City gone wild. Again.

people not social distancing at the jersey shore on July 4th during the coronavirus crisis
City Life

Welp, So Much for Social Distancing at the Jersey Shore Over 4th of July Weekend

Plus: Spraygrounds and the Philadelphia Zoo reopen, and the Phillies are back at the ballpark.

a lawsuit is brewing over the frank rizzo statue in Philadelphia, seen here just days before it was removed
City Life

The Battle Over the Frank Rizzo Statue Heads to Federal Court

If you thought that particular fight was over, think again.

jennifer weiner, michael nutter with barack obama, ahmir thompson aka questlove from the roots, malcolm jenkins, christopher burch and friends, and stephen starr, some of whom are Donald Trump donors while others are supporting Joe Biden
City Life

Here’s How Philly’s Rich and Famous Are Spending Their Political Dollars

From Stephen Starr to Jennifer Weiner to the brothers responsible for ruining suburban landscapes with all those fugly McMansions.

the colonial theatre in phoenixville, one of the pennsylvania movie theaters set to reopen this weekend
City Life

Yes, You Can Go See a Movie This Weekend — But You Can’t Eat Inside a Philly Restaurant

Exercising inside a Philly gym is also off the table.

the FBI says this photo shows Lore Blumenthal lighting a Philadelphia police car on fire during a George Floyd protest
City Life

The Feds Are Playing Hardball With Accused Arsonist Lore Blumenthal

Her attorney calls the situation “absurd.”

philadelphia police using tear gas on protesters, who are filing a lawsuit over the use of tear gas
City Life

Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City Over Tear Gas and Other Incidents

“Police and other officials need to be held accountable for these military-style assaults,” says Center City lawyer Paul Hetznecker.

bob brady, the former u.s. congressman from philadelphia and current head of Philly's Democratic party
City Life

Dear Bob Brady: Your Time Is Up

That’s the message that ward leader Brian Eddis just delivered to the former U.S. congressman, who has been the head of Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee since way back in 1986.

philly restaurants not practicing social distancing after reopening for outdoor dining
City Life

City Threatens to Shut Down Restaurants Where Outdoor Dining Rules Aren’t Being Followed

Residents have filed complaints against Porcini in Rittenhouse Square and Oregon Steaks in South Philly, among other restaurants.

Philly police commissioner Danielle Outlaw, who was the subject of threats by Peter Fratus, according to the FBI
City Life

Feds Charge Man With Threatening Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw

The FBI says that the man admitted to investigators that he had “crossed the line.”

a man with a gun guards the christopher columbus statue in south philadelphia
City Life

Those Assault Rifles Down at the Columbus Statue May Be Perfectly Legal

Plus: George Bochetto takes the city to court over the monument. And a court official gets fired after a caught-on-camera tirade.

men armed with guns and bats "defending" the christopher columbus statue in south philadelphia
City Life

Men Break Out Guns, Bats and Hatchets to “Protect” South Philly’s Christopher Columbus Statue

Meanwhile, the Christopher Columbus statue just over the bridge in Camden, New Jersey has been removed.

tamala edwards
City Life

Tamala Edwards on Broadcasting From Her Living Room and Inspiring the Next Generation

Fifteen years after joining 6 ABC, the early-morning anchor talks about working amid a pandemic and protests.

an anti-joe bologna t-shirt after philly police union came out with a t-shirt in support of the cop charged with assaulting a protester
City Life

Philly Gets the Anti-Joe Bologna T-Shirt That It Needs

Plus: The Inquirer’s scathing report on the Philly police. And primary results are finally in.

woodlynne cop ryan dubiel pepper spraying a teen who was sitting on a stoop
City Life

White South Jersey Cop Charged After Pepper Spraying Black Teen Who Was Just Sitting on a Stoop

This is the ninth — yes, ninth — police department that the cop has worked for. He’s 31 years old.