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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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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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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 […]

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City Life

How Yardley Went From Quaint, Sleepy Suburb to Happening River Town

Before they opened the Vault brewpub in Yardley in hopes of launching an unlikely nightlife scene, the Cain family saw the sleepy Bucks County borough […]

City Life

Meet the 18-Year-Old Youth Organizer Fighting for a Greener Philly

If you’ve paid attention to the news at all this year, then you’re probably well aware of recent youth-led strikes against climate change — including […]

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City Life

Jason Segel’s Philly Series Gets a Release Date, and We Finally Know What It’s About

We’ve had a grand old time tracking the various Jason Segel Philly sightings this year as the How I Met Your Mother star was in town […]

City Life

All the Drama Over the 10-Year Tax Abatement Bill, Explained

Ah, the holidays: that ever-so-busy time when we’re tasked with reflecting on the end of the year while rushing through our gift shopping, party planning […]

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City Life

David L. Cohen Confirms He’s Cutting the Comcast Cord

Over the past three decades, few people in Philadelphia — elected officials or otherwise — have been more influential than David L. Cohen. From his […]

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We Caught Up with Thor, the Philly Bulldog Who Won Best in Show, On His Fitness Routine and the Importance of Treats

On Thanksgiving, there are two types of people: those who watch football and those who watch adorable doggos prance around in friendly competition. (Can you […]

City Life

Chesco DA Announces More Charges in Mariner East Investigation

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday announced a second round of criminal charges in its ongoing investigation of the contentious Mariner East pipeline […]

City Life

The Library’s New “Experience Pass” Gets You Into Some Incredible Places for Free

Owning a library card just got a lot sweeter. The Free Library of Philadelphia just launched a new program called the “Experience Pass,” and it […]

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City Life

Report: University City District Expects $2.1 Billion Worth of Construction to Start in 2020

University City has seen big changes in the past 10 years: new skyscrapers, new industries, new restaurants, and the promise of plenty more to come. […]