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City Life

State Rep Chris Rabb Wants to Give $65,000 a Year to People Who Are Wrongfully Convicted

In 2019, the state of Pennsylvania exonerated 14 citizens who had been wrongfully convicted and jailed, more than any year on record. Many had served […]

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City Life

FactCheck.org’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson on the Golden Age of Misinformation

At a time when we’re surrounded by both more information and less certainty about its accuracy than ever, Kathleen Hall Jamieson is on the front […]

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City Life

Fresh Air Host Terry Gross on Her Hardest Interviews and Her Secret Twitter Account

My full name is … just Terry Gross. People think it’s short for Teresa, but it’s just Terry. I grew up in … Brooklyn, before […]

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City Life

Power Home Remodeling CEO Asher Raphael on Why Perma-Work-From-Home Is a Big Mistake

When you think of stereotypically “utopian” workplaces, your mind likely heads straight to Silicon Valley startups, flush with juice bars, mini-golf putting greens, gigantic slides, […]

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City Life

A Philly Postal Worker Union Head on New Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and Trump’s War on the USPS

The United States Postal Service has been at the center of an ongoing controversy surrounding mail-in ballots and voter suppression ahead of the general election […]

Foobooz

West African Food, But Make It Fast-Casual

The fast-casualization of the restaurant world over the last decade led to a lot of … homogeneity on Philly’s restaurant scene. So many copy cats. […]

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Life & Style

James Beard-Nominated Author Reem Kassis on Her Favorite Philly Takeout and Her Next Cookbook

Lauded author Reem Kassis left her hometown of Jerusalem at 17 to attend Penn. After more degrees, a stint in London, and a James Beard-nominated […]

Foobooz

The Philly Chef on a Mission to Share the Wonders of Haitian Cuisine

Many first-generation Americans go through what Chris Paul went through deep into his culinary career. I know this from personal experience, but also because I’ve […]

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City Life

Uncle Bobbie’s Owner Marc Lamont Hill on Anti-Racist Reading Lists and Reopening for Business

Uncle Bobbie’s is one of the best bookstores in the city. We know this because we decreed it so just this year in our annual […]

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 […]

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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 […]