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Philly Rapper Tech 9’s Death Was a Suicide, Says Coroner

Additional information about Tech 9’s death was released on Friday, May 31st. See our new story here. It has been more than two months since […]

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Philly Cops to Have Increased Street Presence This Summer

Philadelphia Police commissioner Richard Ross announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the city will be increasing its deployment of police officers on the ground this […]

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The Roots Picnic Should Be at the Mann Center Every Year

Every few years, there’s a seismic shift in the Philly music landscape. Just six months ago, the gorgeously restored 111-year-old Met (formerly the Metropolitan Opera […]

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Josh Shapiro on Meeting the Pope, Gun Culture, and Custom Bocce Balls

I was born in … Kansas City, Missouri, but raised in Upper Dublin, and these days, I live in Abington. I got real far from […]

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Lyft’s $110 One-Way Shore Promo Isn’t Nearly as Good as It Sounds

This Memorial Day weekend, some 500,000 Philadelphians will leave the city to travel, and you can bet the vast majority will be taking the first […]

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Philly Mag Wins 8 City and Regional Magazine Awards

The City and Regional Magazine Awards, coordinated by the Missouri School of Journalism, doled out plaudits in Minneapolis on Monday for the best work to […]

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The Oldest SEPTA Key Cards Will Expire Soon, and They’re Not Even Fully Operational Yet

Remember how happy we all were, three years ago, when SEPTA finally released its futuristic Key payment system? What an improvement it was to go […]

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Gamblers Sue SugarHouse Over “Illegitimate” Decks and Botched Card Games

When you sit at a casino card table and lay your money down, you probably assume that you’re playing with a full deck and that […]

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South Philly Woman Offers $1,000 for Return of Passport Stolen From Sprouts Market

For most people who have a passport stolen, it’s an inconvenience but not the end of the world. But for South Philadelphia resident Rebecca O’Leary, […]

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In a Major Upset, Philly Nominates a Woman for Sheriff for the First Time

For the first time ever — and in a major #MeToo victory — Philly has nominated a woman to head the Sheriff’s Office. Rochelle Bilal, a […]

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SEPTA Has a Full Budget Again — at Least for Now

It’s been a whirlwind few months for SEPTA. The transit agency has been stuck in limbo and short $63 million for much of the past […]

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Here Are the Philly Primary Election Problems You Should Most Definitely Report

It’s finally here: the 2019 Philadelphia Primary election. And along with the billions of City Council candidates come billions of complaints about what goes down […]

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Meet the Husband-and-Wife Team Behind Philly’s Coolest Hotels

On the first week of January in downtown Cape May, the only signs of life are seagulls and construction crews. Workers swarm the windows of […]

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For Philly City Council, Incumbency Doesn’t Mean What It Used To

Earlier this year, City Councilman Allan Domb proposed a bill to stamp a 12-year cap on his and his colleagues’ time in office. Term limits […]

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It’s Official: Speed Cameras Will Be Installed in Philly this Year

If you’re not a big fan of the red-light cameras that have been snapping photos of offending vehicles in Philly since 2005, you’re probably not […]