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City

Inside the Controversy Over Philly’s Effort to Get New Voting Machines

The city’s high-stakes voting machine procurement process has come under fire from two powerful watchdog officials. Here’s what they're saying — and how Philly is responding.


City

The FBI’s Interest in Kenyatta Johnson Appears to Be Heating Up

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City

The Ultimate Valentine's Day Gift Might Be a Hunk of LOVE Park Granite

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City

Inside the Hunt for Artifacts Buried Under Philly’s Oldest Properties

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City

Philly Landlords Might Soon Have to Pay for Bedbug Extermination

Or face up to a $2,000 fine — if a new City Council bill passes.

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Best Thing: OMG, the Zoo Key’s Back!

They were magic. They were power. They were so, so cool. Now, they’re returning.

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From the mag

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s March Issue

Our March issue drops this week. How is Philly’s real estate changing in 2019?

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City

City Council’s Cashless Store Bill: Four Things to Know

The Kenney administration isn’t totally sold on the idea.

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Daphne Goggins Makes History With Philly GOP Mayoral Endorsement

The vocal Trump supporter’s main challenger, South Philly attorney Billy Ciancaglini, says he intends to continue his campaign.

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City

Backyard Chickens May Soon Be Legal in Philadelphia

“I’m so excited!” says Maureen Breen, leader of the backyard chicken movement in the city.


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.

The New Northeast

The New Northeast

How a staid, frayed, forgotten stretch of Philly has become the most interesting (hopeful, complicated, delicious) place in the city.

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City

Philly Activist Who Shared Starbucks Arrest Video Confronts Howard Schultz

Melissa DePino called out the former Starbucks CEO at the Free Library on Wednesday night.

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Power Home Remodeling Builds an Addition to Its Home

This is a home improvement company? Yep. It just doesn’t look like one.

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Atlantic City Casinos Don’t Think Lady Gaga or Black Panther Will Win Oscars

The Jersey Shore town is the first place in the entire country taking legal Academy Awards wagers.

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City

Inside the Controversy Over Philly’s Effort to Get New Voting Machines

The city’s voting machine procurement process has come under fire. Here’s why — and how officials are responding.

City

The FBI’s Interest in Kenyatta Johnson Appears to Be Heating Up

A Northern Liberties lawyer received an intriguing call from an FBI agent the same day the feds announced charges against Johnny Doc and Bobby Henon.

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Whatever Happened to Generation X?

As they head into middle age, the “slacker” generation of Philadelphians is feeling overlooked, overworked and overwhelmed. But their chill, pragmatic approach to life might be just what we need right now.


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City

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Might Be a Hunk of LOVE Park Granite

Last time the city tried to sell a LOVE Park keepsake, it received a cease-and-desist from Robert Indiana’s foundation. Don’t worry: The new ones are copyright compliant.

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City

Inside the Hunt for Artifacts Buried Under Philly’s Oldest Properties

Who knew there could be so much treasure in ye olde Colonial privy?

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Let’s Hope Kenney’s Renewed Focus on Black Issues Isn’t Just Pandering (Again)

The all-Black cast of the mayor’s campaign kickoff video tells me one thing: He knows he hasn’t fulfilled the promises he made last time.

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City

Media-Shy Amy Gutmann Helped Produce Report Calling for Media Transparency

Former student journalists at Penn say the school’s president limited access to reporters.

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