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Victor Fiorillo

Senior Reporter at Philadelphia Magazine

The Jim's Steaks West Philly location

Surprise! Original Jim’s Steaks in West Philly Reopening this Weekend

Talk about your unexpected cheesesteak news of the week.

Philadelphia's South Street, which USA Today somehow missed on its world's biggest tourist traps list
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Philly Today: USA Today Somehow Misses South Street on Biggest Tourist Traps List

The Rocky statue, too. Meanwhile, Cherelle Parker accuses Republicans of dirty tricks.

Kristen Welker, who will become the host of NBC's Meet the Press on September 17th
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Philly Today: Fairmount’s Kristen Welker to Take Over Meet the Press Next Month

Plus, Idaho lays claim to world’s largest cheesesteak.

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On the Scourge of Cell Phones at Live Performances

This is why we can’t have nice things.

Things to Do

The Philly Mag 2023 Fall Arts Preview

From music to theater and more, here’s everything you need to see this season.

buzz bissingers, whose book friday night lights has been banned in iowa
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Philly Today: Buzz Bissinger Banned His Book Friday Night Lights Before Iowa Did

Plus, ticket sales for WrestleMania 40 in Philly go absolutely bonkers.

On the left, John Fetterman sporting his new Walter White mustache. On the right, the real Walter White from Breaking Bad
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Philly Today: Fetterman’s Kids Love the Walter White Jokes About Their Dad

Who knew they were such Breaking Bad fans? Plus, some local Wawas are getting expensive upgrades.

The atrocious Blue Beetle movie ad on Philadelphia's Art Museum steps.
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Philly Today: Literally Everybody Hates the Ad on the Art Museum Steps

I’m glad I’m not the only one to point out this travesty. Plus, Bruce Springsteen disappoints fans.

A mural on the Philadelphia Art Museum steps advertising the upcoming Warner Bros. movie Blue Beetle
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Philly Today: Art Museum Steps Shouldn’t Be Used for Advertising

The iconic staircase has been transformed into an ad for a superhero movie. Plus, Bradley Cooper accused of “Jewface.”

Mike Roman and Donald Trump, both of whom are charged in the Georgia case
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Philly Today: Meet the Kensington Guy Charged in Georgia’s Donald Trump Case

Plus, what’s with the Phillies 7:07 start time?!

Philadelphia lawyer Qawi Abdul-Rahman, whose home was raided by the FBI on Friday, resulting in the arrest of a 17-year-old on terrorism charges.
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Teen Terror Suspect Lived in Home of Philly Lawyer Who Just Ran for Judge

“You wanna find out what I’m really about?” attorney Qawi Abdul-Rahman said when we asked him about the arrest. “Text or call me one more time, and you’ll find out what I’m really about.”

Bruce Springsteen, who you can see twice in Philadelphia this week, should you really want to
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Philly Today: Sorry, Bruce, But You’re No Taylor Swift

The most expensive tickets to his Philly shows this week are one third the price of her cheapest seats. Plus, about Alex Holley’s braids.

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Gretchen Harrington, a Delco Pastor, and the End of Innocence

The inside story of Marple Township’s infamous 50-year-old cold case.

6ABC meteorologist Cecily Tynan
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Philly Today: Cecily Tynan Has Had Enough of Your Post-Storm Complaining

Plus, yes, another SEPTA accident.

Lizzo performing in July, several weeks before she was to headline Made in America, which has now been canceled
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Philly Today: So Why Was Made In America Canceled? We Break Down the Theories

Plus, a Stephen Starr sushi switcheroo.