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Brittany Lynn on Her Biggest Fear, Her Secret Power and Growing Up Gay in the Northeast

My legal name is … Ian Morrison, but everybody calls me Brittany, whether I am in drag or not, whether I’m on the street or […]

Life & Style

Bonkosi Horn of Freedom Apothecary Runs on Style, Soul, and a Whole Lot of Coffee

Bonkosi Horn, co-founder of NoLibs wellness boutique Freedom Apothecary, is as much an entrepreneur as she is a connector: A visit to her chic shop […]

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Q&A: Bucks Co. Native Robert Costa of CBS News Talks Getting Stiffed by Kathy Barnette

The last time we talked to Robert Costa, who grew up in Bucks County, he was the Washington Post‘s Donald Trump reporter and the just-named […]

City Life

Q&A: Philly Playwright James Ijames on Winning the Pulitzer

James Ijames’ Monday probably went a bit better than yours. That’s because Monday is when the 41-year-old South Philadelphia playwright found out he won the […]

Life & Style

Would You Live in This Ultra-Hip Customized Camper Van?

Are you ready to sell your house and travel the country in a custom van? Vantures founders Laura Yerkes and Roman Darashenka are ready to […]

City Life

Conrad Benner on Why Philly Is a Special Place for Public Art and 6 Artists You Need to Know

If you geek out about murals and wheat-paste posters and graffiti, you know Conrad Benner. The Fishtown native’s Streets Dept blog has been a resource […]

City Life

Hop Sing Laundromat’s Lê on His Ban List, Jack Nicholson, and the Key to His Success

Ten years ago this May, the mononymous man of mystery debuted Hop Sing Laundromat, the most talked-about cocktail spot in the city. Here, he pours […]

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Doug Glanville Speaks His Mind on Baseball and Its Future

Former Phillies centerfielder Doug Glanville is one of those rare pro athletes who won’t need a ghostwriter to write his autobiography. In fact, he’s already […]

Marc Lamont Hill
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Marc Lamont Hill on the State of Media, Defunding the Police, and His New Book

Marc Lamont Hill has no shortage of opinions, and he’s not afraid to speak out — whether it’s through his latest book on race and […]

Life & Style

Good Day Philadelphia’s Thomas Drayton Has Collected Lots of Shoes – and Champagne Corks

FOX 29’s Thomas Drayton, with his dapper pocket square and infectious smile, brightens Good Day Philadelphia viewers’ mornings before the sun rises. The Emmy-winning anchor, […]

City Life

Lisa Scottoline on Her Brand-New Novel, Her South Philly Roots, and Growing Up on Nancy Drew

Born and raised in South Philly and Delco and on the Main Line (a trifecta!), best-selling author Lisa Scottoline is back with yet another thriller, […]

Be Well Philly

Baba’s Brew Founder Olga Sorzano Flew to Poland to Help Ukrainian Refugees. Here’s What It Was Like.

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine at the end of February, people and organizations around the world have been looking for and creating ways to help […]

City Life

Daryl Hall on Philly Soul, Flunking Bio at Temple, and Opening for Bowie

My full name is … Daryl Franklin Hall. All of my family on my father’s side seems to have “Franklin” in their names. We’re an […]

City Life

Meet Alexandra Hunt, the Former Stripper Gunning for Dwight Evans’s House Seat

Alexandra Hunt, 28, is running for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional district. She’s a brash millennial progressive who isn’t afraid to speak up about […]

Life & Style

REC Philly Co-Founder Dave Silver Empowers Local Artists. Here’s What Powers Him.

REC Philly co-founder Dave Silver empowers local artists to do what they love (and make a living doing so). The Center City incubator he created […]