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City

What It Was Like Hunting Deer at Heinz Wildlife Refuge Last Weekend

My 13-year-old son decided he wanted to join an archery deer hunt. I went along for the ride.


City

Michael White Found Not Guilty in Rittenhouse Stabbing Death

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City

Mayor Kenney Proposes Vaping Legislation to Protect Minors

City

PES Explosion Released Highly Toxic Chemical Into Atmosphere, Investigators Say

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City

There Goes the Gayborhood

Rapid social change and Midtown Village development are encroaching on Philadelphia’s LGBTQ mecca.

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City

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Not Just Fishtown Anymore

It’s Turkeytown and Turtletown, too.

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From the mag

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s November Issue

Our latest issue drops this week. In it, learn the steps Philly must take to address climate change.

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The Hot Seat

The Northeast State Rep Who Thinks Democrats and Republicans Can Actually Get Along

Jared Solomon has a radical notion.

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City

Richard Florida Releases His Plan to Solve Philly’s Budding “New Urban Crisis”

Four takeaways from the report Florida published as the culmination of his yearlong Philadelphia Fellowship.

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City

What It Was Like Hunting Deer at Heinz Wildlife Refuge Last Weekend

My 13-year-old son decided he wanted to join an archery deer hunt. I went along for the ride.


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.


City

Michael White Found Not Guilty in Rittenhouse Stabbing Death

White testified that he was acting in self-defense when he stabbed developer Sean Schellenger.

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City

Mayor Kenney Proposes Vaping Legislation to Protect Minors

The bill would restrict minors’ access to flavored e-cigarettes, but keep them available — in specialized stores — to everyone else.

City

PES Explosion Released Toxic Chemical Into Atmosphere, Investigators Say

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board just released the first update of its investigation into the June accident.

City

This Might Be the Biggest Scabby the Rat Contingent We’ve Ever Seen

We counted seven Scabbys (or is it Scabbies?) along 6th and Chestnut streets as part of a building trades demonstration outside the Public Ledger Building.

Opinion

Temple Students, Let That HBCU Comparison Die

Pretending that a predominantly white institution is “HBCU-ish” gets you nowhere. But you can leverage your own unique situation in a city that’s a majority of color to make things better for the surrounding community.

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City

Taking Your Bike on Amtrak Just Got a Whole Lot Easier in Pa.

You can now check your bike on a train that stops daily in New York, Philly, and Pittsburgh.

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City

What Do You Think: Should Philly Still Celebrate Columbus Day?

Some cities have canceled the holiday. Others have replaced it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. But here in Philly, it’s still all about Christopher Columbus.

City

Whatever Happened to Cutting People Some Damn Slack?

There’s plenty to be mad about these days, but somewhere along the way, people started turning everyday issues into sanctimonious ire. Where do we go from here?

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Sports

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ben Simmons Sinks a Three

Finally!

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