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LOVE Sculpture Creator Robert Indiana Dies at 89

Pop artist Robert Indiana, perhaps best known for creating the iconic “LOVE” image that was dedicated as a sculpture in Philadelphia in 1976, died at […]

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Staying In Is the New Going Out

I’m impatiently tapping my chunky heels and digging in my bag for my credit card as I wait in line to pay for two bottles […]

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Being Ben and Betsy: The Double Lives of Philly’s Historical Interpreters

It’s mighty easy to get swept up in revolutionary fervor while walking the cobblestones by Independence Hall, especially once the tourist high season hits and […]

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Nickelodeon to Revive “Double Dare” With Marc Summers

Attention children of the late 1980s and ’90s: Nickelodeon has announced that everybody’s favorite kids game show, Double Dare, will return to the network with […]

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Sesame Place Makes History With Autism Designation

The groundbreaking addition of a new character with autism was a major step for inclusion when Sesame Street introduced us to the cute-and-cuddly Julia in […]

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How a Novelist From Seattle Became Head of the Italian Market

Philly is a city famous for keeping neighborhood business in the neighborhood. So how did an author hailing from the Pacific Northwest become the leader […]

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Why My Open Office Feels … Walled Off

At work the other day, a Slack message from a co-worker popped up on my screen: “Do you happen to have a tampon?” I quickly […]

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Philly Celebs, Social Justice Advocates Rally Behind Meek Mill at Penn

Meek Mill’s attorney Joe Tacopina certainly isn’t shy when it comes to expressing his feelings about his famous client’s sentencing judge, Genece Brinkley. At a […]

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WATCH: A Loopy Allen Iverson Is Absolutely Electric in This Courtside Interview

It seems like Allen Iverson had a really good time watching the Sixers beat the Hornets on the road last night – perhaps a little […]

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Grandparent Names: Nana Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

“She can call me Ellen.” That’s what my mother told my brother when his daughter — the first grandchild in our family — was born […]

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How Alexa Ruined My Marriage

My husband Doug and I were watching the halftime show of a nationally televised Sixers game when he squinted at the screen. “Who’s that on […]

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Nick Foles Mentioned in Song on Snoop Dogg’s Latest EP

From sponsoring a youth league in California to recording expletive-laden rants on social media, rapper Snoop Dogg’s football fanaticism is pretty evident. Although the hip-hop […]

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For Rape Victims, the #MeToo Movement Can Cut Both Ways

Not long ago, a friend of mine asked me what the best day of my life was. We were sitting on the banks of the […]

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The Story of Lovable Ex-Eagle Jon Dorenbos Is Headed to Hollywood

We’ve got Invincible, Silver Linings Playbook, The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (a personal fave), and now “the untitled Jon Dorenbos story” is […]

Life & Style

The New Rules of Dating in Philly

A while back, on a Saturday afternoon, a couple of girlfriends and I were lounging at a house in Fishtown, chatting about life over glasses […]