Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

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City Life

Is Elton John’s “Philadelphia Freedom” Actually About Philly?

Know what you’re belting out when he comes to town this month.

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Mom-Mom’s Polish Restaurant to Open on South Street Next to Bob and Barbara’s

Midnight pierogi, anyone?

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City Life

Temple’s New Basketball Coach Talks Allen Iverson and the Team’s Owl Mascot

Aaron McKie, an eight-year Sixers alum, is preparing for the start of the season on November 5th.

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Philadelphia Wedding

Jason Segel Photobombed This Couple’s Engagement Photo at the Art Museum

Whatever Jason Segel in Philadelphia moment you’ve had has probably just been one-upped.

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City Life

Frank Stallone Really Wants You to See the New Frank Stallone Documentary in Philly This Weekend

Think Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother is just an interloper who rides the coattails of his famous sib? He says “Stallone: Frank, That Is” tells his real story.

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City Life

I Let My Son Try Archery Deer Hunting in Philly. Here’s What It Was Like

He is one of five first-time youth hunters participating in an archery deer hunt at "America’s first urban wildlife refuge."

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City Life

What Do You Think: Should Philly Still Celebrate Columbus Day?

Some cities have canceled the holiday. Others have replaced it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. But here in Philly, it’s still all about Christopher Columbus.

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Jennifer Zavala’s Tamales Find Permanent Home at Underground Arts

And, yes, you’ll be able to get her controversial vegan meatballs at some shows there, too.

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I Love My Job: PhillyCAM’s Gretjen Clausing On Being David to Comcast’s Goliath

Meet the woman who fights for community access media in Philadelphia.

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City Life

Murdered Cop’s Widow Outraged Over “Racist” Tweet by Philly DA Spokesperson Jane Roh

“She should lose her job,” says Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Daniel Faulkner, who was killed by Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1981.

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City Life

A Main Line Developer Is Making a Movie About an Upper Darby Bar

Filming wraps up next week for the indie feature.

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City Life

Capogiro Owners Stephanie and John Reitano Declare Bankruptcy

They claim to be more than $3.8 million in debt.

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City Life

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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City Life

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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City Life

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

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