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Face Recognition Promises to Speed You Through PHL’s Gates. But Should You Use It?

There is no such thing as personal information. Try as you might to protect it, some corporation has probably already failed you. Maybe you went […]

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The Coolest Addition to Philly’s Indie Bookshop Scene Is Opening in Fishtown

Walking into Harriett’s Bookshop in Fishtown, you’ll notice dark wood floors, vibrant book covers on display, and a warm, slightly spicy aroma. Jeannine A. Cook, […]

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Temple’s Online MBA Makes a Less Than Triumphant Return to U.S. News Rankings

When U.S. News & World Report released its latest rankings on Tuesday for the nation’s best online MBA programs, Temple’s Fox School of Business — home to the […]

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What to Expect at This Year’s Women’s March on Philadelphia

It’s been roughly three years since millions of women flooded streets across the nation to denounce the inauguration of Donald Trump, creating the largest single-day […]

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Citywide Survey Says We Love the Fire Department, Agree to Disagree on the Water

When Mayor Jim Kenney first took office in 2016, it had been a decade since anyone in the Mayor’s Office performed a systematic survey asking […]

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Inside the New Tiny Wawa: What’s Different From the Fancy Flagship (and What’s the Same)

At last, Philly’s brand-new baby Wawa has arrived: The chain opened the doors to its smallest store in Philly — and the second-smallest in the […]

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Jim Kenney Reads Mean Tweets: The Last-Term Edition

Philadelphia might be a slightly less celebrity-starved town lately on account of Jason Segel and the return of Kendall Jenner, but let’s face facts: We’re […]

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The Tiniest Wawa in Philly Is Finally Opening

It seems like just yesterday we celebrated Wawa Week in Philadelphia, which culminated with our beloved convenience store opening its flagship location in Washington Square […]

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Don’t Panic, Regional Rail Riders: The Next SEPTA Key Rollout Step Is Only a Drill

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. We’re about to find out if the old aphorism holds true when it comes to […]

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New Term, Same Mayor: Kenney Outlines His Top Priorities

As last year wound to a close, we spent time looking back at the first-term accomplishments of Mayor Jim Kenney. Now it’s a new year, […]

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10 Bold Predictions for Philly Politics in 2020

This post has been updated to correct the list of charges on which union leader John Dougherty and City Councilmember Bobby Henon were indicted in […]

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Can Philly’s Weed Queen Survive in the World of Corporate Marijuana?

The first man through the door had waited so long for this day that he collapsed, sobbing, in Chris Visco’s arms. Visco, co-founder and CEO […]

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It’s About to Get a Whole Lot Easier to Bike Between Philly and the ’Burbs

The Circuit Trails in Pennsylvania and New Jersey — one of the largest trail networks in the nation — just got a big funding boosts, […]

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Here’s How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Philly

This story has been updated to correct the date at the Palmer Doggie Depot. What to do with a Christmas tree after its holiday tour […]

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12 of Our Favorite Philadelphia Magazine Long Reads of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, you may be thinking about goals for 2020. We’d like to suggest a popular one: read more. Not only […]