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Ed Rendell Is a Dope

The idiocy of some people never ceases to amaze. For the latest example, just look how the political hacks reacted to the recent week of […]

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Why Is the City of Philadelphia Still Using Paper Time Sheets?

Last Tuesday, city chief technology officer Allan Frank laid out the Division of Technology’s unprecedented six-year, $120 million budget in a hearing before City Council. […]

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Is Dawn Running?

Something fascinating is happening in America. As the two parties that control our government drift farther away from the middle and closer and closer to […]

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Who Is Francisco Ayala (& Why Did Philly’s Templeton’s Foundation Just Give Him $1.5 Million)?

This week the locally based John Templeton Foundation awarded its annual $1.5 million Templeton Prize to UCal-Irvine professor of biology and philosophy Francisco J. Ayala. […]

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The MOVE Bombing: An Oral History

IT WAS A standoff years in the making at 6221 Osage Avenue — the headquarters of a group called MOVE. The neighbors were fed up. […]

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Temple of Doom

OK, I’ve had it. If you knew me, you’d know that sentence could apply to any number of pet peeves, from people talking on the […]

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Hug A Pit Bull Today

Philadelphians seem to be quaking in fear of packs of wild dogs (see the comments especially!), but maybe we should be letting them feel the […]

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In Fast Company

Silicon Valley is so last decade. In January, business innovation magazine Fast Company ran a five-part series exploring emerging entrepreneurial technology hubs around the country. […]

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This Week’s Healthy Life

In the new issue of Healthy Life: EAT LOCAL: The Area’s Best CSA Programs How to get local, farm-fresh produce all summer long — without […]

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Al Capone Is Dead

People seemed to get overly excited recently when state senator John Rafferty, the Gandhi of Pennsylvania beer lovers, announced that he would once again take […]

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Where Is Toni Lee Sharpless?

Eileen Law has very long white-blond hair and dazzling teeth. Lately, she has spent a lot of time in Camden, especially at Broadway and Atlantic, […]

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60 Seconds with Preston & Steve

Listen now. Hear PRESTON & STEVE weekday mornings at 93.3 WMMR.

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Dan Robrish Is Alive and Well and Living in Elizabethtown

At 1508 South Street, just across from the famed dive Bob & Barbara’s, there sits a strange little, badly carpeted bar named Tritone, one of […]

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Jack Kelly Won’t Be at Plough & Stars. But He Will Be at Tir Na Nog. Then Mace’s Crossing. Then Finnegan’s Wake. Then …

I was going to put together a list of St. Paddy’s Day events for you, but then I got to thinking: you’re either going to […]

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Don’t Move Out of Philly Until You Read This

Do I care that Portfolio.com ranked Philadelphia a ho-hum-yawn 32 of 67 on their “Best Labor Markets for Young Adults”? No. But I’d still like […]