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Remembering Jim Quinn, Chronicler of Philadelphia’s Restaurant Renaissance

Critic, poet, language maven, and novelist Jim Quinn, a Northeast native whose career spanned nearly 60 years, died in September at 85. He spent two memorable stints at Philly Mag covering — and in some ways shaping — the city’s food scene.


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Philly’s New Generation of Unions Is Young, Progressive, and Coming to a Coffee Shop Near You

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Chef Jennifer “Fear” Zavala on Watermelon Radishes, Uno, and the Best and Worst Things About South Philly

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Philly Mag Announces New Editor Kate Dailey

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Sorry, Marc Vetri, But Philly Isn’t Buying Your COVID Advice

As COVID cases increase, the outspoken chef says we could easily double the capacity at the Linc for Eagles games. The city? Not so much.

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Controversial Deer Hunt Returns to Philly This Weekend

Heinz Wildlife Refuge deputy manager Mariana Bergerson explains why the hunt is a good thing.

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Remembering Jim Quinn, Chronicler of Philadelphia’s Restaurant Renaissance

Critic, poet, language maven, and novelist Jim Quinn, a Northeast native whose career spanned nearly 60 years, died in September at 85. He spent two memorable stints at Philly Mag covering — and in some ways shaping — the city’s food scene.

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Philly’s New Generation of Unions Is Young, Progressive, and Coming to a Coffee Shop Near You

Last year, a handful of Fishtown cafe workers decided they’d had it with low wages and lousy working conditions and set out to form a union. Now, other service-sector and white-collar workers are following suit. Is this the start of a new labor movement?

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Chef Jennifer Zavala on Watermelon Radishes, Uno, and the Best and Worst Things About South Philly

Known for cannabis catering, vegan meatballs and tamales, here she reveals her choices for most underrated restaurants and overrated chef.

Opinion

Best Thing This Week: Robeson’s Richard Gordon Is the Best Principal in All the Land!

How do you turn a school around? Just ask him.


Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

Love, Money, Sex, Cheating: The Real Stories of 10 Philly Marriages

An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.


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Ernest Owens Named Philadelphia Magazine’s Newest Editor at Large

Owens, an award-winning journalist and commentator, was most recently the writer at large.

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Philly Mag Announces New Editor Kate Dailey

Dailey, an Oreland native, brings experience at Vox.com, the BBC and Newsweek to the magazine’s top editorial role.

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This Philadelphia Guidebook Is Essential Coffee Table Material

Counterintuitively, a pandemic might actually the perfect time to release a guidebook.

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A New Report Shows Precisely How the PPP Program Failed Philly

As Congress and the President spar over a second round of economic stimulus, a look back on where the first round went wrong, courtesy of the City Controller’s office.

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If You’re Not Voting in This Election, Yes, I’m Judging You

No, the presidential candidates aren’t ideal, but one of them could literally kill us all.

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Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.


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Here’s When Pa. Will Reach Peak Fall Foliage This Year

Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Forestry reports the southern part of the state will see lovely colors into late October.

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You Officially Have One More Week to Register to Vote

The voter registration deadline for the 2020 presidential election is October 19th. Here are the ways you can sign up and make sure you cast a vote.

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Science and Religion Have Never Been More at Odds. Can Conshohocken’s Templeton Foundation Bridge the Divide?

It’s shoveled more than a billion and a half dollars at research attempting to reconcile the spiritual and the secular.

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When You’re Rowhome Parenting in a Pandemic, Everyone Can Hear You Shouting

Raising kids in the city — and during a pandemic — has ruined any illusion that I’m a flawless mom.

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