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City

Two Philly-Area State Senators to Introduce Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Daylin Leach and Sharif Street say their bill would also expunge previous low-level marijuana possession convictions — and funnel tax revenue to education.


Politics

City Commissioner Candidate: We Must Fight 2020 Vote Suppression Efforts

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City

Congrats, SEPTA! You’ve Actually Made a Decent Website

Politics

State Sen. Anthony Williams on Why He’s Running for Mayor

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City

A Philly Photographer on His Decade of Documenting the Opioid Epidemic

Jeffrey Stockbridge’s work turns again and again to Kensington, a neighborhood in the grips of a crisis that he says is “all too often reduced to a photo of a needle.”

recreational marijuana daylin leach sharif street
City

Two Philly-Area State Senators to Introduce Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Daylin Leach and Sharif Street say their bill would also expunge previous low-level marijuana possession convictions.

Politics

City Commissioner Candidate: We Must Fight 2020 Vote Suppression Efforts

“I’m the only candidate in the race who has worked on voting rights or election reform issues as part of their profession,” says attorney Kahlil Williams.

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City

Congrats, SEPTA! You’ve Actually Made a Decent Website

SEPTA Key’s new beta site actually looks ... good?

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City

Magic Gardens Is Throwing Isaiah Zagar a Birthday Party

And you can attend on Monday. There will be cake.

Advice

12 Powerful Philly Women Share Their Best Career Advice

The business leaders offer their time-tested wisdom on asking for feedback, taking risks and being open.


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.

Politics

State Sen. Anthony Williams on Why He’s Running for Mayor

“If people understand and connect the dots between their life experience and the mayor’s record, there will be a change,” says the longtime politician on what it will take for him to defeat Jim Kenney.

From the mag

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s April Issue

Our April issue drops this week. Meet a new generation of Philly power.

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City

A Philly Publisher on Why Books Will Never Die

Nic Esposito is an author and the founder of The Head & The Hand.

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The Hot Seat

Temple Professor Marc Lamont Hill on Being a Dissenting Voice

The pundit talks about the comments that got him in hot water with CNN.

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City

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Use Your Freaking Turn Signal, You Jerk!

Philly only came in second in this poll. Thank God.

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Influential Philadelphians

Whatever Happened to Generation X?

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

Philly Just Racked Up 5 More Historical Markers

Philadelphia already has 313 historical plaques as designated by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

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City

Measles, Mumps, Flu: Is This Philly’s Sickest Season in Recent Memory?

People have been falling ill left and right this winter. One of the biggest reasons: They’re neglecting — or refusing — the vaccinations that would protect them.

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News

How Meek Mill Became a Movement

One year after being released from prison, a look at how the hip-hop star is impacting criminal justice reform.

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City

Philly’s Fabled Trocadero Is Closing

Several sources, including promoters and Trocadero employees, tell us that the Chinatown staple will soon be no more.

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