Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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Eagles Fan Rob Dunphy Is Putting His Philly Tattoos to Good Use

The viral fan is raising money — so far, more than $7,000 in just four days — for a rare form of brain cancer ... and almost certainly getting a Gritty tattoo in the process.

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Feds Say CEO of Heaven Sent Courier Used Company Money on Alimony, Casinos, and Netflix

On Monday, Chesterbrook resident Steve Rosner was charged with filing false tax returns and obstruction.

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The 19 Best Things to Do Around Philly in October

Our highly curated, strongly opinionated guide to this month’s best events.

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We Chatted With Eagles Fan Rob Dunphy About All Those Philly Tattoos

After shirtless photos of him went viral, we had questions.

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This Spotted Lanternfly Problem Is About to Get Even More Disgusting

Pennsylvania’s top official battling the invasive pests talks egg sacs, praying mantises, and why napalm is not the answer.

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The Philadelphia Parking Authority Is Cutting Car Owners a Break. For Once.

At first glance, we assumed these flyers were a hoax.

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West Philly Woman Turns Dead Spotted Lanternflies Into Jewelry

“It freaks me out how murder-happy we are with them,” says Candice Jeffries, who sells spotted lanternfly earrings for $28 and up.

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Maria Quiñones Sánchez on Her Pet Shih Tzu and Hanging Out in Northeast Philly Bars

The renegade City Council member talks being a workaholic and the unlikely places she gets “a lot of stuff done.”

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City Shuts Down Major Philly Fringe Festival Venue Over “Serious Safety Violations”

Inspectors from the Department of Licenses & Inspections descended upon the fest’s popular pop-up cabaret bar in South Philly on Wednesday night.

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Elizabeth Warren Is a Hypocrite, Says Hypocrite Ed Rendell

It’s a term he loves throwing around.

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The Philly Police Athletic League Favors White Kids, Says Latina Who Ran It

Evelyn Cintron claims she was forced into retirement after she tried to fix what she says are major disparities between Police Athletic League locations in different neighborhoods.

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Yes, Two Philly Fringe Festivals Just Opened. Confused?

You don’t have to be. Here’s what you need to know.

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Fox 29 Anchor Karen Hepp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook and Reddit

Think you can just take a woman’s photo and share it however you want? The popular Good Day Philadelphia host is taking on the Wild Wild West that is the Internet.

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The Kenney Administration’s Trumpian Response to Our Latest DROP Exposé

Petty retribution or responsible stewardship of the public trust? You be the judge.

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South Philly’s Ridiculously Out of Place Asterix Mural Is Being Demolished This Week

The (short) life story of a tribute to Asterix, the obscure-in-the-United States-but-famous-everywhere-else French comic book series.