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These DNC-Week Art-and-Politics Events Make a Real Statement

Let’s be honest, those painted donkeys parked around the city in advance of the Democratic Convention are colorful but make no statement, no demand. Well, […]

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City Honors Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator Jerry Pinkney

In Philadelphia, Tuesday was Jerry Pinkney day. The City officially honored the acclaimed illustrator and Philadelphia native at a ceremony in City Hall yesterday afternoon. Joined by […]

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What Hillary Clinton and the All-Female Ghostbusters Remake Have in Common

Right out of the gate, Ghostbusters — the original — seemed like a gambit. While the two leads had household-name charisma, wit and a deep catalogue of […]

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Former Philly Mag Pinup Pup to Cover DNC With SEPTA’s K-9 Unit

When last we reported on Quest back in the September 2014 issue of Philly Mag, the German shepherd was a 10-week-old pup on his first day […]

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Photos: Philly Is Apparently Really, Really Good for Pokémon Go

Caught this tangela trying to enjoy the sunset at #bokbar @ScoutLimited #PokemonGO pic.twitter.com/EVtj7Pe44o — PHL Food Adventures (@PhlFoodGuide) July 11, 2016 Pokémon Go, the app that […]

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19 (Mostly Patriotic) Things That Also Happened on the Fourth of July

Did you know that John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe — the second, third and fifth U.S. presidents — all died on the Fourth of July, the […]

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PHOTOS: It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’s Market Street Shoot

Yesterday and Wednesday we told you about the cast of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia shooting in Center City Philadelphia. The Gang was on Market Street […]

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It’s Always Sunny Is Filming in Center City on Friday

Few could have predicted the runaway success of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia when it premiered on FX in August of 2005. The show (now […]

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Op-Ed: Justin Timberlake Isn’t a “Cultural Appropriator”

(Editor’s note: This is an opinion column from guest writer Evon Burton.) During Sunday evening’s BET Awards, actor and Temple alum Jesse Williams accepted the […]

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Muhammad Ali Is Dead; His Biggest Fight Continues

On June 7th, four days after Muhammad Ali passed, I was on Facebook when I saw it: a meme posing as a promotional ad for […]

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How a Philly Man’s Tweet Inspired That New Musical About Bill Murray, Wu-Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli

The best Twitter account in Philadelphia is @eastwes. His account is so good, one of his tweets is becoming a musical. This requires some ridiculous […]

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Lemonade Stand: What Beyoncé Will Be Bringing to the Linc

When Beyoncé lands at Lincoln Financial Field tomorrow night, she’ll bring with her hits, legions of fans — and about a dozen reasons for them […]

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Is Philly Really the Angriest City in America?

Listicles are, as a general rule, nothing to get too riled up about. Ever since Buzzfeed proved you could build an empire on the back […]

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An Axe-Throwing Club Is Coming to Kensington

I must look stupid. I have this fear a lot, but this time I’m sure of it: My left foot is forward, and my weight […]

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Donald Trump T-Shirts Have Taken Over the Wildwood Boardwalk

Welcome to the fifth annual edition of the Wildwood Boardwalk T-Shirt Guide! Not a lot has changed on the boards since I did my first […]