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Chef Marcie Turney on Flipping Burgers, Adopting Babies and the Future of Her Restaurant Empire

The restaurateur behind Gayborhood hotspots like Bud & Marilyn’s and Little Nonna’s opens up about learning to cook, the first time she met her wife, and the last cheesesteak she ever had.


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How the Pandemic Brought Campbell’s Soup Back From the Brink

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My Three Big Lessons From Our First Month of Marriage

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A New Book Traces the Rocky, Riveting History of Big East Hoops

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My Three Big Lessons From Our First Month of Marriage

After dating the love of my life for more than seven years, I was convinced marriage wouldn’t hit that differently. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Philadelphia chef Marcie Turney
Q&A

Chef Marcie Turney on Flipping Burgers, Adopting Babies and Future of Her Restaurant Empire

The restaurateur behind Gayborhood hotspots like Bud & Marilyn’s and Little Nonna’s opens up about learning to cook, the first time she met her wife, and the last cheesesteak she ever had.

Longform

How the Pandemic Brought Campbell’s Soup Back From the Brink

As a nation, we had moved on from Campbell’s. Then, last year, a bowl of Tomato and a grilled cheese sammy started sounding mighty comforting. Is this the beginning of a new chapter for Philadelphia’s favorite soup?

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A New Book Traces the Rocky, Riveting History of Big East Hoops

Newtown’s Dana O’Neil gets the inside scoop on everything from Villanova’s wild 1985 Cinderella run to Allen Iverson’s mom’s plea to Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. to take a chance on her kid.

Opinion

5 Ways the Johnny Doc/Bobby Henon Verdict Will Shake Up Philly Politics

Our politics-as-usual took a big hit on Monday when Dougherty, the powerful labor leader, and Henon, the City Councilmember, were found guilty on most charges of conspiracy.

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Lower Merion Students Push to Rename New Middle School for Late Principal Sean Hughes

But school district policy currently prohibits naming buildings after individuals.


Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

After a long, unprecedented year, Philadelphia is still standing. We asked these powerful voices to reflect on how their favorite places in the city evolved and endured.

Jill Biden Is Exactly What Washington, D.C., Needs: A Philly Girl

Jill Biden Is Exactly What Washington, D.C., Needs: A Philly Girl

The First Lady’s no-nonsense, relatable strength — born in New Jersey and forged in Willow Grove — is key to who she is and why she endures.


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The Utterly Ridiculous History of Corrupt (and Allegedly Corrupt) Philly Politicians

Bobby Henon is just the latest in a long line of local pols accused of misdeeds, mischief-making, and assorted misbehaviors. From rum runners to bribe-takers, here are 21 of our, um, favorites.

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My Dog Is My Life, and One Day, He’ll Be Gone

For 13 years, Joey has been my best buddy. In dog years, he’s old enough to be my dad. What will I do without him?

Opinion

Philly Dems Failed Miserably Last Week. 3 Things They Must Fix Before Next Year’s Midterms

Turnout was dismal in an election with big implications for the courts and bigger implications for 2022 . If Democrats want to retain any of the power they gained last year, they’d better start shaking the table, now.

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ThinkFest2021: William Hite and and Guy Generals Talk Educating Philly

Tune into ThinkFest on Thursday, November 11th at noon, for our discussion with William Hite and Guy Generals.

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ThinkFest 2021: Ala Stanford Talks COVID-19 Plan

Tune into ThinkFest on Thursday, November 11th, at 4 p.m., for our discussion with Ala Stanford.

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How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

The former municipal golf course at FDR Park became an indispensable natural refuge for many locked-down South Philadelphians over the past year.

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

Fifty years after founding their legendary Philadelphia International Records, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with friends and collaborators from Thom Bell to John Oates to Patti LaBelle, look back on the musical partnership that came to define the city.


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For Years, People Said There Were No Lenape Left in Pennsylvania. This Group Begs to Differ.

The Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania is fighting for governmental recognition — despite pushback from other Lenape tribes — raising big questions about who gets to call themselves Native and how the state views its history.

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Betting on Philadelphia

On November 8th, two of the biggest figures in the region’s business world will discuss what makes Philadelphia such a good place for venture capital activity. David […]

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ThinkFest 2021: Screenwriter Brad Ingelsby Talks Philadelphia on Film

Tune into ThinkFest on Tuesday, November 9th at 4 p.m. for our discussion with Brad Ingelsby.

Opinion

Sorry, Dave Chappelle, But LGBTQ Jokes Aren’t Funny. This Killing Shows Us Why

Amid the outcry over the comedian’s transphobic comedy, consider the case of Philadelphia’s Christian Smith, who prosecutors say killed his stepfather after an argument about a gay person.

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