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Melonie Johnson, the new CEO of the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey
City Life

The First Black Woman to Run an AC Casino on Starting Her New Job Amid COVID

This summer, Melonie Johnson became the new president of the Borgata Hotel & Casino. That makes her the first Black woman to run a casino […]

NextHealth PHL

Coronavirus Has Mutated Into a New, Potentially More Infectious Strain

While the world continues to grapple with curves and waves of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to note that the virus itself is not new, […]

Be Well Philly

Jiana Murdic is the Founder of Get Fresh Daily. Here’s How She Got Started.

Welcome to How I Got Here, Be Well Philly’s look inside the entrepreneurial journey of fitness and wellness business owners in the Philadelphia area. In […]

City Life

A Philly Trashman on Picking Up Your Garbage in the Middle of a Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, trash collection has been a touch-and-go affair. With so many of us sheltering in place, residential trash has […]

ali velshi
City Life

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on Covering Primaries, Pandemics and Protests

From primaries to protests to the pandemic, 2020 has been a busy year if you’re a journalist. For MSNBC host Ali Velshi — who splits […]

Be Well Philly

Not Everyone in Philly Has Access to Pads and Tampons. That’s a Problem.

I realize I’m getting my period when I go to the bathroom with cramps and find that quite suddenly, I’m bleeding heavily. I grab two […]

City Life

Who Was the Real Christopher Columbus?

The fight over the Christopher Columbus statue in South Philly’s Marconi Plaza sounds simple enough: Either the statue should stay or it should go. It […]

rebecca rhynhart
City Life

Rebecca Rhynhart on Her Political Aspirations and the One Book Everyone Should Read

I was born in … Madison, Wisconsin. My parents were at school there. And then I grew up in Abington, went to Abington High School, […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Fit Pro Jayel Lewis Just Launched a New Business. Here’s How She Got Started.

Welcome to How I Got Here, Be Well Philly’s look inside the entrepreneurial journey of fitness and wellness business owners in the Philadelphia area. In […]

NextHealth PHL

RoseAnn Rosenthal Steps Down as CEO of Ben Franklin Tech Partners

For 25 years, RoseAnn Rosenthal has served as the president and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), the […]

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City Life

Penn Bioethicist Zeke Emanuel on Why We Should Expect More Pandemics in the Future

If you’ve watched much TV during the pandemic — outside of Tiger King, we mean — chances are you’ve seen Ezekiel Emanuel weighing in on […]

Foobooz

Kalaya’s Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon on Thai Food, Personal Style, and Her Favorite Restaurant in Philly

Behind the Line is Foobooz’s interview series with the people who make up Philly’s dynamic bar and restaurant scene. For the complete archives, go here. […]

jose garces
City Life

Jose Garces on Restaurant Critics and the Strangest Thing He’s Ever Eaten

My full name is … Jose Alonso Garces. There are accents on it, but I don’t use them. I was named after my grandfather, who […]

Be Well Philly

This Local Author Wants to Help You Ditch Your Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is something almost everyone struggles with at some point. It’s that feeling that you might be a total and complete fraud, that you […]

Foobooz

Where to Eat On Your Monday Off, According to Philly Chefs

Presidents’ Day is still a full week away, but we’re already planning where to eat on our day off, taking advantage of the extra time […]