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City Life

Stu Bykofsky Sues Philadelphia Inquirer and Inga Saffron for Defamation

Remember when Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron positively eviscerated longtime scribe Stu Bykofsky at his July 2019 retirement party? Well, Bykofsky has now filed […]

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City Life

From the Archives: When the Palm Was Philly’s Ultimate Power Restaurant

What did the Palm, which just closed its doors, mean to Philadelphia? In 1991, Philly Mag published the following story by writer Lisa DePaulo, which […]

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City Life

Confessions of a Philadelphia Serial Networker

“You’re dressed as if you’re competing against Liberace,” an acquaintance told me as she picked me up for an event. “These folks will stare.” I […]

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City Life

10 Philadelphia Networking Organizations That Have This Town Wired

These are the networking organizations every in-the-know Philadelphian needs to know. The Flow A seasonal series that’s hosted by diverse City Hall politicos. The Walnut […]

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City Life

This Riverwards Facebook Group Is Keeping Philly Developers on Their Toes

Neighborhood Facebook groups tend to be bastions of petty squawking. That’s why I was stunned to find one that actually gets stuff done. Founded in […]

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City Life

Christine Flowers Explains Why She Was “Fired” By the Inquirer This Week

On Thursday, controversial conservative columnist Christine Flowers took to social media and announced that the Inquirer had “fired” her after 17 years. She did not […]

City Life

This Local Photographer’s New Book Features 56 Stunning Photos of Women at Work

Chris Crisman was raised in rural Pennsylvania by parents he describes as “undeniably DIY.” They heated their home — about 100 miles north of Pittsburgh […]

City Life

South Philly’s Eyesore Viaduct: Whatever Happened to the 25th Street Bridge Improvement Project?

Raise your hand if you remember when, in 2015, City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson stood with officials from the railroad company CSX, shovel in hand, and […]

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City Life

If You’re a Good Citizen, Delete the Citizen Policing App

Almost every story about the crime-reporting app Citizen starts the same way. The writer tells, in great detail, about a series of crimes that were […]

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City Life

Ed Rendell Still Has a Few Things to Say

I begin to get, more than anything, worried. I’ve been waiting outside Ed Rendell’s small stone Tudor in East Falls for him to answer the […]

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City Life

Desperate for High-Paying Wall Street Jobs, Penn Students Try Buying Their Way Into the Right Classes

A few weeks ago, Matthew Current, an undergrad at Wharton, woke up at 6 a.m. with a plan. He was trying to enroll in Finance […]

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City Life

Here’s Where to Get Free Wi-Fi in Philly

I was recently sitting in my car in a parking spot next to Washington Square and found myself with the need to send some large […]

City Life

The South Philly Refinery Explosion Was a Failure in City Transparency

We’ve relived the event over and over: On June 21st, the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex exploded and sent a blazing ball of fire and […]

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City Life

How Mike Bloomberg Ate Joe Biden’s Lunch in Philadelphia

This article started out as a fairly pro forma Gee Whiz Joe Biden Chose Philly For His National Campaign Headquarters What Do All The Local […]

City Life

Facebook Calls B.S. On Karen Hepp’s $10 Million Lawsuit Against the Company

Last September, we told you that Fox 29 co-host Karen Hepp had filed a $10 million lawsuit against Facebook and other Internet companies, claiming that […]