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As part of a deal, Ryan Dubiel pleaded guilty to simple assault and received a year’s probation — plus a lifetime ban from any taxpayer-funded job in Jersey. Now can we get a national police misconduct database?
4 Ways the City Could Make the Winter of COVID More Liveable
From making the most of parks to re-routing SEPTA, how Philly could and should adapt to the season.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Opportunities to Volunteer and Celebrate in Philadelphia
Honor the legacy of the civil rights leader with these events and service opportunities.
White South Jersey Cop Who Casually Pepper-Sprayed Black Teen Is Banned From Holding Any Public Job In the State
Back in June, we told you about Ryan Dubiel, the white Woodlynne police officer who was caught on video pepper-spraying a Black teen who wasn’t […]
After Trump Insurrection, the Need for Newsroom Diversity Couldn’t Be More Obvious
The failed white supremacist coup was incited by the President, but it was enabled by those in the predominantly white media who spent years refusing to call his supporters what they are.
Here’s Who’s Next in Line to Get the COVID Vaccine
Three key takeaways from Philadelphia’s weekly briefing, including the return of indoor dining.
City Commissioner Al Schmidt, Hero of the 2020 Election, Is Ready to Call It Quits
Attacked by Trump and targeted by his base, the embattled Republican explains why this term will be his last.
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
The Big List of Philly Pols Demanding Resignations and Prosecutions After Capitol Siege
From Congresspeople with actual impeachment votes to city and state legislators, the calls for removal, impeachment, and criminal prosecution are coming fast and furious.
Master Illusionist Teller on the Return of His CW Show and What He Misses Most About Philly
Why he remains silent during performances, his advice for aspiring magicians, and why he doesn’t call Philadelphia “Philly.”
Why Is Most of Philly’s COVID-19 Vaccine Still Sitting in Storage?
Some 60 percent of the doses we’ve received have yet to be administered. Inside the logistical nightmare of launching a massive vaccination program during a pandemic.
Philadelphia’s Homicide Rate Hit a Record High. Now Can We Get Serioius About Defunding Police?
Pumping more money into policing isn’t working. In fact, recent events prove policing is beyond repair. It’s time to invest elsewhere.
Happy 2021! You Can Go to the Museum Again!
For those of you who, like us, spent the past week in an isolation chamber, here’s a guide to what’s now open under the city’s COVID-19 guidelines.
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
10 Philly Comforts We Hope to See Again in 2021
From cheap ballpark hot dogs to the warm human embrace of our neighbors, it’s time to start reclaiming the things we missed out on last year.
2020 in Review: The People and Things I’m Grateful For in a Challenging Year
No one is sad to see 2020 go, but there were moments in this difficult year that showed us we’re stronger than our biggest setbacks.
2020 in Review: 11 Winners (and No Losers) from Philly’s Strange Year
Now that 2020 is (mercifully) more or less behind us, it’s time to take a look back at the year that was.
2020 in Review: 7 Stats That Tell the Story of Philadelphia
It was a year unlike any other. Here are the numbers that prove it.