The Air Up There: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Rooftop Living

Three Aerial Pools Worth Sneaking Into Dare to dip. (C’mon, you know you’ve thought about it.) Read more » Four Rooftop Yoga Classes to Take […]


City Council Calls for Audit of Philly’s Skyrocketing Property Tax Assessments

In case you missed it, Philly property tax assessments came out this month — and chances are, your bill is going way up. Overall, assessments for […]


Fortune Says These Philadelphians Are Among the World’s Greatest Leaders

It’s been quite a week for Philadelphians making lists of Very Important People. On Thursday, we told you about two Philadelphians who landed on Time […]

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Mark Your Calendars: The City Has Announced LOVE Park’s Grand Reopening

A lot of people have been hating on LOVE Park’s redesign. Just do a quick scan of social media: What's wrong with the new love […]


The Eagles Super Bowl Win Will Now Be Accompanied By a Live Philadelphia Orchestra Concert

Since the Eagles won the Super Bowl way back on February 4th, we’ve watched the NFL Films footage of that Nick Foles Philly Special touchdown […]


Ross on Starbucks Arrests: I Played a Role in Making Things Worse

After a week of forcefully defending the arrests of two Black men at a Starbucks in Rittenhouse Square, Police Commissioner Richard Ross is now saying […]


A Second Cop Said Under Oath That Meek Mill Pointed Gun at Him, Court Records Reveal

In the age of Trump, the fight to #freeMeekMill has sucked up as much media oxygen as any story could without an appearance by Trump […]


A Pair of Philadelphians Made Time’s 100 Most Influential People List

Two Philadelphians have made TIME magazine’s prestigious list of the world’s 100 Most Influential People. Penn medicine’s Carl June (who earlier made our own list […]


Main Line Girl Sues Philly Cop for Police Brutality

More than a year after a Philadelphia police officer was seen on video repeatedly hitting a teenage girl in West Philadelphia, the girl is now […]

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PHOTOS: Sylvester Stallone Visits the Linc, Holds Lombardi Trophy

Two of Philly’s favorite things came together on Wednesday: Sylvester Stallone and the Eagles. First, the Rocky actor posted a video outside the Linc, where he […]


Philly’s El Carnaval de Puebla Festival Is Back After Brief Hiatus

One of Philly’s largest Latin American heritage celebrations is making a triumphant return at the end of April after taking a year off over fear […]


Why One Woefully Underpaid Philly Actress Exposed Her Income on Tax Day

Tuesday was Tax Day — well, Wednesday is technically Tax Day thanks to an IRS screwup — so naturally we’ve seen a lot of people […]


Mayor Kenney: Philly’s Oldest Prison to Close by 2020

With Philadelphia zeroing in on its goal to reduce the city’s overall prison population by 34 percent, Mayor Jim Kenney and Prisons Commissioner Blanche Carney […]

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Philly Is Apparently the Most “Facial-Hair Friendly” City in the U.S.

Philly is, apparently, a great city for dudes with beards. According to the fifth annual “Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America” report by men’s […]


Philly Area Flunks in Lung Association’s Latest Smog Report

The latest edition of an annual study conducted by the American Lung Association has found that levels of ground-level ozone (commonly referred to as smog) […]