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Some People Really Hate This Boathouse Row Viking Statue

At sunset on Monday, Philadelphia’s nearly century-old Thorfinn Karlsefni statue stood tall and proud on the banks of the Schuylkill. But by dawn on Tuesday, it had […]

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After Gritty, SEPTA Wants Its Own Damn Mascot

Well, here we are. We thought would make it through a day without another Gritty-related post, even after we saw the new Gritty-inspired cheesesteaks and […]

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Don’t Freak Out: You Can Still Use Your Pa. License to Get On a Plane

Worried about the TSA turning your Pennsylvania license away at the airport? You’re safe — for now. The federal government just granted Pennsylvania another REAL […]

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This Abington HS Teacher Was Just Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Student

Parents, students and teachers at Abington High School are in shock after Latin teacher Thomas Kummer was arrested on Sunday and charged with sexually assaulting […]

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Eagles Fans Drank Plane’s Entire Booze Supply En Route to Titans Game

We all know what happened once the Eagles squared off against the Titans in Nashville on Sunday. It was nothing to celebrate. But there was […]

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President Trump Is Speaking In Center City On Tuesday

Donald Trump will return to Philadelphia for the first time in more than a year on Tuesday. The president is set to speak at the […]

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How Michael Rubin, Meek Mill’s Billionaire Bestie, Got Woke

“Did you see what’s on his phone? That’s the most pathetic thing I’ve ever seen.” Michael Rubin is wrestling with Joel Embiid in a losing […]

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Cherry Street Pier Is Philly’s Best New Thing

Of the collection of hip reclaimed municipal pier parks that the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has amassed along our suddenly vibrant riverbank, Cherry Street Pier […]

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Because of Course Gritty Was On Jimmy Fallon Last Night

We know, we know. We’ve written a lot about Gritty since his debut on Monday. (This is actually our fourth Gritty-related piece, if you’re counting.) But […]

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March to End Rape Culture Comes to Center City This Weekend

The annual March to End Rape Culture will return to Philadelphia this weekend as heated debates surrounding the pervasive nature of sexual abuse — and the […]

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Here’s When the Philly Area Will Reach Peak Fall Foliage

Get ready, leaf-peepers. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has released the first fall foliage report of 2018 — and, of course, it […]

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10 Tweets That Prove Gritty Is Better at the Internet Than You

Philly is still somewhat divided on the new Flyers mascot, Gritty. We all can agree that he (it?) is frightening. And yet some of us […]

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Report: Philly Has Some of the Most Annoying Neighbors In the Country

It seems like every day here at Philly Mag, we get some random study or report that is supposed to tell us something about our […]

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Penn Soon Won’t Let Sophomores Live Off Campus

The University of Pennsylvania will soon require undergraduate students to spend an extra year living on campus — and some students aren’t pleased. Currently, the university […]

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Kenney Wants $15 Minimum Wage for City Employees, Contractors

Mayor Jim Kenney is pushing to raise the minimum wage to $15 for city employees contractors. Kenney is scheduled to announce on Wednesday proposed City Council […]