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City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Zoo Goes Greener

Happy National Pollinator Week! Pollination is how you and I and everything we eat got here, more or less, so it’s definitely worth celebrating. And […]

City Life

As Philly Coronavirus Cases Decrease, a Related Danger Emerges: Heat Exposure

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was an initial line of thinking that the virus would be the great equalizer: Anyone could get sick, rich […]

City Life

Meet the 2.5 Percent: Philly’s Black Business Owners in Food Service

“Meet the 2.5 Percent” is a bi-weekly series that features stories from entrepreneurs and business owners working to recover from COVID-19, as well as damage […]

Fourth of July fireworks
City Life

Philly Just Canceled Its Live Fourth of July Fireworks Show

The holidays are really hitting different this year. Last week, Eastern State Penitentiary canceled its Halloween-themed Terror Behind the Walls (and laid off 40 percent […]

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City Life

Eastern State Just Canceled This Year’s Terror Behind the Walls

File this with the long list of 2020 events the pandemic has shut down: Eastern State Penitentiary has officially canceled this year’s installment of the […]

bob brady, the former u.s. congressman from philadelphia and current head of Philly's Democratic party
City Life

Dear Bob Brady: Your Time Is Up

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Ward Leader Demands Bob Brady’s Immediate Resignation […]

philly restaurants not practicing social distancing after reopening for outdoor dining
City Life

City Threatens to Shut Down Restaurants Where Outdoor Dining Rules Aren’t Being Followed

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. City Threatens to Shut Down Restaurants Where […]

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Philly Mag Editor Announces He’ll Leave at the End of the Summer

Philadelphia magazine editor Tom McGrath announced on a Monday that he’s leaving the magazine at the end of the summer. In a memo to the […]

Philly police commissioner Danielle Outlaw, who was the subject of threats by Peter Fratus, according to the FBI
City Life

Feds Charge Man With Threatening Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw

These days, lots of people love to sit behind a computer screen an anonymously attack others online. But in the case of one man, the […]

a man with a gun guards the christopher columbus statue in south philadelphia
City Life

Those Assault Rifles Down at the Columbus Statue May Be Perfectly Legal

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Those Gun-Toting Christopher Columbus “Defenders” Probably Aren’t […]

Be Well Philly

This Philly Activist Group Is Hosting Daily Yoga and Meditation for the Local Black Community

After two weeks of anti-racism protests sweeping the nation, one local activist organization is using wellness to advocate for racial justice. Spirits Up! is a […]

men armed with guns and bats "defending" the christopher columbus statue in south philadelphia
City Life

Men Break Out Guns, Bats and Hatchets to “Protect” South Philly’s Christopher Columbus Statue

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Men With Bats, Guns and Hatchets “Protect” […]

david magerman
City Life

David Magerman’s Big Plan to Burn Down the Internet

You’re being watched. Anything you search, anything you buy online, anything you even consider buying online before your better sense kicks in — an entire […]

high school graduation
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A High-School Graduation Like No Other

For 13,000 young people in this city, this week marked the end of a journey. At Girls’ High and Boys Latin, Bodine and Carver, Overbrook […]

tamala edwards
City Life

Tamala Edwards on Broadcasting From Her Living Room and Inspiring the Next Generation

My full name is … Tamala Edwards Lugrine. My sons were just asking me why “Edwards” is in there. They said, “Get rid of that. […]