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It’s Time for Philly to Create Its Own Amazon, Says Richard Florida

This week, Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Science Center announced that urbanist Richard Florida is the inaugural recipient of the new Philadelphia Fellowship. […]

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Jose Garces on Working With New Partner, What’s Next in Philly

It’s been a few months, but the dust seems to have settled over on the Jose Garces front. This summer, following what was likely the rockiest chapter in his career, the chef was […]

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These 8 Songs Guarantee a Packed Dance Floor at Any Wedding

When it comes to creating your wedding playlist, your main priority should be selecting songs that everyone from grandparents to flower girls can groove to. Jon Holmes […]

Business

Meet the People Who Make Those Amazing Eagles Hype Videos

The Eagles 2018 season hype video released on Wednesday has already been viewed hundreds of thousands of times across social media, and consensus says it’ll […]

Be Well Philly

Meet the Philadelphian Who’s a Top American Ninja Warrior

If you’ve ever watched an episode of American Ninja Warrior, you’ve had the thought run through your head: Are these people even human?  We definitely have […]

Business

Angel Rich: Black People in Philly Must Create a Tech Underground Railroad

Tech pioneer Angel Rich has been named “The Next Steve Jobs” for breathing life into a movement that seeks to bring financial freedom to those […]

Be Well Philly

How Michael B. Jordan is Getting in Shape for “Creed II” in Philadelphia

Celebrity trainer Corey Calliet has made a career of getting famous bodies into very, very good shape. One body in particular has garnered Calliet a […]

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It’s Time to Dump Facebook and Google, Says Philly Internet Privacy Guru

The #DeleteFacebook movement has some of us wondering whether Facebook will be around in five years. We turned our backs on MySpace, but can we […]

Business

Amazon Whisperer Scott Galloway Says Philly Has a Shot at HQ2

NYU marketing professor Scott Galloway — whose new book The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google is at the top of […]

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This Philly Woman Designed Cardi B’s Coat in Amazon Super Bowl Ad

Amazon’s latest Alexa commercial is already ranking high as one of this year’s best Super Bowl ads, and it’s got a cool Philly connection. When […]

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How Philly’s 160over90 Got Acquired by a Global Marketing Firm in Less Than 60 Days

Endeavor’s recent acquisition of Philadelphia branding and marketing agency 160over90 means the city is now home to a WME-IMG-affiliated firm. 160over90, has around 150 employees in Philadelphia […]

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Stephen Tang on His Decade as Science Center CEO

The University City Science Center announced a huge leadership change Thursday morning. Stephen Tang will step down from his role as president & CEO after […]

Business

The $850K, Philly-Developed Blindness Treatment That Could Be the Gateway to Curing Big Disease

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, a one-time treatment for adults and children with a […]

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Kenney: Philly’s “New” Businesses Don’t Talk About Taxes

Philadelphia eagerly submitted its bid for Amazon’s second headquarters back in October, and, since then, the mayor’s schedule has been peppered with visits to local […]

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Marc Vetri on Why Two Years at URBN Was Enough

Yesterday afternoon, Marc Vetri took to Instagram to announce his exit from the URBN empire — a two-year stint in corporate life that brought a […]