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City Life

This Philly Restaurateur’s Fight With Grubhub Is Getting Serious

When we broke the news in January that Munish Narula, founder of Philly Indian restaurant chain Tiffin, had filed a class-action lawsuit against food-delivery giant […]

City Life

How a Man Sentenced to Life as a Teen Became the Philly DA’s Artist in Residence

In 1993, James Hough was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting a man on the street in Pittsburgh. When it came time for sentencing, he […]

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City Life

The One and Only “Notorious RBG” Is Coming to Philly Next Week

Back in September, we told you that a Ruth Bader Ginsberg-themed exhibit would open this fall at the National Museum of American Jewish History. “Notorious […]

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City Life

Temple Settles State Investigation Into Online MBA Rankings Scandal for $250K

Remember when Temple University falsified data about its business school programs in order to get higher rankings from U.S. News & World Report magazine? Well, […]

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City Life

How to See the International Space Station From Philadelphia — Without a Telescope

OK, space nerds: On Thursday evening, you’ll have the perfect chance to see the International Space Station fly over the Philadelphia region. The station will […]

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City Life

Here’s What You Need to Know About Philly’s New Vaping Law

This story has been updated. As e-cigarette use among young people continues to skyrocket across the United States, more cities and states are beginning to […]

City Life

The Free Library Just Decided to Ditch Late Fees for Good

After two years of debate, the board of trustees of the Free Library of Philadelphia voted on Wednesday to eliminate fines on overdue materials. The […]

City Life

Philly Just Took a Big Step Toward Making Big Buildings More Energy Efficient

As part of our in-depth look at climate change in Philadelphia this November, we included a section on the city’s single largest contributor of greenhouse […]

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City Life

Tell Us All About Your Marriage! (Yes, We’re Serious.)

Calling all married couples! We’re working on a piece for an upcoming issue that’s all about marriage: an honest, unflinching look at what the institution […]

City Life

Some Philly-Area Police Departments Have Used DNA to Create CGI Sketches of Suspects

When Montgomery County detectives began investigating a violent sexual assault in 2017, they had few leads. Detectives recovered a sample of the alleged perpetrator’s DNA, […]

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City Life

How Philly Stacks Up to Other Cities — in Practically Everything

Research assistance by Samantha Spengler. Yes, yes, we are the best city in the world. No doubt about it. Who else has Ben Franklin? Bryce […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Is the Best City for Sports Fans

This piece is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

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Foobooz

Philly Is the Worst City in Which to Open a Restaurant

This piece is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

City Life

Philadelphia Is the Best City for Walking

This article is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

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City Life

Philadelphia is the Worst City for Politics

This piece is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]