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Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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Philly Today: Newspaper Fails Miserably With Tasteless Jerry Blavat Headline

Plus: Geator funeral arrangements. Snow in the forecast. And Eagles Mania goes full throttle.

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Philly Today: Where Is Missing Delco Woman Rose Byrne?

Plus, RIP Jerry Blavat.

Left: Newfoundland man Darryl Pope, whose luggage was lost by Air Canada. (Photo courtesy Darryl Pope.) Right: Philadelphia restaurant Parc. (Photo by Laura Swartz)
City Life

Philly Today: The Craziest Lost Luggage Story You Will Read This Week

A man from Newfoundland traveling home from the Congo to Canada. A missing suitcase. And one very popular Stephen Starr restaurant.

madonna, who just released her new world tour dates, performing in South Philadelphia in 2015
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Philly Today: Madonna Snubs Philadelphia on Her New Greatest Hits Tour

And that’s a shame. Because it sounds a lot better than her last one.

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Philly Today: What’s Up With All the Disembodied Pigeons on Philly Streets?

Plus, a mayoral candidate with a checkered past, Eagles/Giants odds, and the return of the neighborhood fish truck.

a photo of the beach and boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey, where a battle over gay rights is playing out
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Is Ocean City, New Jersey, the Next Anti-LGBTQ Town?

Plus: David Oh “leaning towards” mayoral run. Eagles-Giants playoff tickets. And your complete list of Restaurant Week (technically, weeks) participants.

Shaneen Quarles, who has filed a racial discrimination suit against Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd (Getty Images)
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Philly Today: Manayunk Fashion Influencer Sues Main Line Saks Fifth Avenue for Racial Discrimination

Plus: Do we really need green rolls for the Eagles playoffs?

former Philadelphia electrical union boss John Dougherty, aka Johnny Doc, whose finances appear to be in shambles
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Philly Today: Is Johnny Doc Broke? Sure Sounds Like It.

Plus: Bucks County continues to be a terrible place to live. And is Philly really the 8th worst city in the world for traffic?

Celebrity hairdresser Martino Cartier, who just filed a $50 million lawsuit against HSN
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Philly Today: Celebrity Hairstylist Martino Cartier Sues HSN for $50 Million After They Fired Him Last Week

Plus, Philadelphia Eagles wives pre-game better than you.

a video still showing lower merion police confronting a black woman in a wawa parking lot just before they tased her
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Philly Today: Controversy Erupts After Main Line Cops Tase Black Woman In Wawa Parking Lot

Plus: Eagles playoff tickets go on sale.

a scene from a broad street run in philadelphia
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Philly Today: Broad Street Run Changes Race Date Due to Phillies Game

Plus, Philly’s tranq problems hits the front page of the New York Times. And could our curfew actually be leading to more crime?

City Life

Q&A: Merrill Reese Picks the Best Eagles Ever and Talks Our Super Bowl Chances

He’s been the voice on the radio for Eagles games for more than 45 years.

the exterior of garage fishtown, where a sexual assault was reported on New Year's Eve
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Philly Today: Police Investigating NYE Sexual Assault at Garage Fishtown

A woman was reportedly attacked inside the bar on New Year’s Eve.

City Life

Q&A: Sue Serio Talks Blown Forecasts, Snow-Day Prospects, and Delco Dining

The Fox 29 meteorologist just celebrated 25 years at the station.

a photo of meek mill and Megan Thee Stallion with former Sixers owner and current Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin, who is divesting in NFTs
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Philly Today: Main Line Billionaire Michael Rubin Realizes NFTs Are a Load of Crap

Plus: Josh Shapiro taps Al Schmidt for PA secretary of state.