City

SEPTA Says the Historic Route 15 Trolleys Will Return Late Next Year

Rumors had swirled that the trolleys, which date back to the 1940s, would disappear for good after SEPTA replaces them with buses on Sunday.


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News

SoftBank Quietly Invested $750 Million in Delivery Startup GoPuff Last Summer

City

Losing the Ritz at the Bourse Takes Philly’s Film Scene From Bad to Worse

Sports

Is Brett Brown the Right Coach to Lead Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to a Championship?

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City

SEPTA Says the Historic Route 15 Trolleys Will Return Late Next Year

Rumors had swirled that the trolleys would disappear for good after SEPTA replaces them with buses on Sunday.

City

Losing the Ritz at the Bourse Takes Philly’s Film Scene From Bad to Worse

We spoke to film buffs about what the closure means for the city’s already anemic independent cinema scene — including the director of the Philadelphia Film Society, who said “Never say never” when asked about a possible acquisition of the theater.

Sports

Is Brett Brown the Right Coach to Lead Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to a Championship?

He’s obsessed with helping turn his young stars into great people as well as great players. Sixers fans? They just want to win.

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City

What Two Centuries of Census Records Taught Us About Philadelphia

The hidden story behind all those numbers.

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City

Vision Zero, Philly’s Bold Plan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths, Needs Bolder Action

The city hasn’t been ambitious when it’s mattered.

From the mag

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s February Issue

Our new issue drops this week with a deep dive into the minds of parenthood-averse millennials.


Can Temple Find Its Way?

Can Temple Find Its Way?

Even as its national profile grows, the city’s largest university finds itself stumbling from one leadership crisis to the next.


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The Best Thing This Week

Best Thing This Week: F@$% Climate Change

We’re gonna get serious about it — just as soon as we get back from the park.

City

Face Recognition Promises to Speed You Through PHL’s Gates. But Should You Use It?

Critics say there are a number of security and privacy questions surrounding the technology. Here’s what you need to know.

City

Meet the Owner of Philly’s Coolest New Indie Bookshop in Fishtown

Harriett’s Bookshop owner Jeannine A. Cook describes her store as “if black girl magic were a bookshop.”

Opinion

Black People Have Spent Centuries in “Service.” They Should Take Off on MLK Day.

The only federal holiday that even obliquely recognizes what this country has done and continues to do to its Black citizens should be a time for us to observe, reflect, and celebrate — not to perform more free labor.

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Events

You Need to See Philly Author Lorene Cary’s Play, My General Tubman, at the Arden

It features Underground Railroad icon Harriet Tubman as a time traveler.

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City

Temple’s Online MBA Makes a Less Than Triumphant Return to U.S. News Rankings

What’s the difference between 1st place in 2018 and 88th place in 2020? We dug up the numbers.

City

What to Expect at This Year’s Women’s March on Philadelphia

For starters, there’s only one event occurring this year.

City

Citywide Survey Says We Love the Fire Department, Agree to Disagree on the Water

But, boy, do we hate the streets.

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Sports

Joel Embiid Has a Trash Talk Problem

Looked at objectively, the talented young center’s run-ins with other players are the behavior of a bully and a troll.

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