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City Life

Here Are All the Philly Write-In Votes From the November Election

Philadelphia’s new voting machines may have some issues (if you haven’t read this alarming New York Times story about what happened in Northampton County on […]

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City Life

How the City Could Influence the Future of the PES Refinery Site

There’s been considerable talk about if (and how much) the city could influence the future of the Southwest Philadelphia site now home to the bankrupt […]

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City Life

Hundreds of SEPTA Buses Have Free WiFi … When You Can Get It to Work

The other day, one of my colleagues was riding SEPTA’s 42 bus to 15th and Walnut when he noticed a message crawling across the bottom […]

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City Life

Turkey Day Q&A: Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade Co-Host Rick Williams

The Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade is 100 years old, and it wouldn’t be a Philly Thanksgiving Day Parade without 6ABC’s television coverage featuring hosts Rick […]

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City Life

The Trailer for Jason Segel’s Philly-Shot Show Is Here

It was exactly a week ago when we told you it was time to say goodbye to Jason Segel, because production on his Philly-shot AMC […]

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City Life

Larry Krasner vs. Everybody: Inside the Philly DA’s Crusade to Revolutionize Criminal Justice

Shortly after U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain took office in April 2018, he met with Larry Krasner. McSwain, his close-cropped hair and ramrod posture reflecting his […]

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City Life

Will Philly Ever Get Its Act Together on Street Sweeping?

Sometime in the coming weeks, the City of Philadelphia will determine the fate of its desperately needed street-sweeping pilot program, which launched in April and […]

City Life

The Christmas Village Ferris Wheel at City Hall Opens This Weekend

The time for holiday cheer is here, and it’s arrived in the form of a Ferris wheel you can ride (this weekend!) at City Hall. […]

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City Life

Cecily Tynan and Hurricane Schwartz Have Very Different Long-Range Winter Forecasts for Philly

It’s November, which means one thing and one thing only: Cecily Tynan of 6ABC and Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz over at NBC10 have released their annual […]

City Life

No, Spotted Lanternflies Are Not Hiding in Your Soon-to-Be-Christmas Tree

I, like so many others, find it necessary to usher in the holidays by picking out a good ol’ Christmas tree and plopping it in […]

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City Life

Five Below Now Sells Stuff for 10 Bucks. No, the Name Isn’t Changing.

One of the most important assets a company can have is brand identity. You can build it any number of ways. Google, Amazon, and Apple […]

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City Life

The Scourge of the Cinema Eatery Has Finally Arrived In Center City

It’s the year 2032. The latest Rocky spinoff — which, thanks to the wonders of technology, stars a digitally preserved Sylvester Stallone — has just […]

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City Life

The Penn Museum’s New Galleries Reckon With Colonialism. Plus: Air Conditioning.

Ancient Egyptian sphinxes are supposed to be the center of attention. So you can understand why the Penn Museum, as part of its ongoing $80 […]

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City Life

It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Jason Segel, Philadelphia

It’s been one hell of a ride, but the Jason Segel Era in Philadelphia is now officially over. Philadelphia production wrapped up last week for […]

City Life

DePasquale: Climate Change Costs Pa. Hundreds of Millions of Dollars a Year

We already know that climate change has the potential to wreak havoc on our environment here in Pennsylvania and across the world (as we wrote […]