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Guides

Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election

A pandemic is not an excuse to skip voting. These are the five options — including by mail and in person methods — that you have to get your ballot in.


jennifer weiner
Q&A

Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media

Opinion

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Trump’s Philly Town-Hall Disaster

curtis jones jr.
Q&A

City Council’s Curtis Jones Jr. Talks Dangerous Missions, Closing Prisons and His Green Thumb

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pennsylvania general election
Guides

Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election

A pandemic is not an excuse to skip voting. These are the five options — including by mail and in person methods — that you have to get your ballot in.

jennifer weiner
Q&A

Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media

The Queen Village-based writer is one of America’s most popular novelists.

curtis jones jr.
Q&A

City Council’s Curtis Jones Jr. Talks Dangerous Missions, Closing Prisons and His Green Thumb

The fourth-term representative of Philly’s Fourth District on why November’s election will be closer than we think.

Opinion

Best Thing This Week: Trump’s Philly Town-Hall Disaster

It was fitting that his pitiful performance took place here in Philly, where a set of other ordinary citizens, 244 years ago, willed the Great American Experiment into being.

Fired Philadelphia police officer Bryan Turner, who is suing the city for retaliation after he sided with Black Lives Matter protesters
News

Fired Philly Cop Says His Support for Black Lives Matter Led to Threats and Harassment

Bryan Turner claims one Philly cop told him he hoped Turner would get “caught in the line of fire.”

philly census
News

Philly Is Seriously Lagging in Its Census Response. That Could Be a Very Costly Problem.

For each Philly resident who fails to fill out the form, the city loses an estimated $20,000 of federal funding over the next decade. Fortunately, it’s not too late. Here’s what to do.


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.


eagles fans tailgating in Philadelphia, something they won't be allowed to do this season
News

Dear Eagles Fans: Say Goodbye to Tailgating

The city is cutting off access to some South Philly streets and enforcing a strict no-tailgating policy at FDR Park.

south philly roofer nick fugarino screams at a Black man on Monday
News

South Philly Roofer Faces Outrage After Telling Black Man to Go Back Where He Came From

The confrontation actually started hours earlier over, yes, a parking dispute.

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Opinion

I Fear the Encampment Crisis Could End Up Like the MOVE Bombing

Current efforts by law enforcement to force the city’s most vulnerable residents from the Parkway are starting to feel like a recipe for disaster — and hark back to one of Philadelphia’s darkest days.

airplanes and the control tower at Philadelphia International Airport, where international flights have just resumed
News

You Can Now Take International Flights Out of Philadelphia Again

$650 to India, $472 to Japan, and $269 to Jamaica (those are round-trip!) are some serious COVID-era airfare deals.

Longform

What Would Philly Look Like If Urbanists Ran the City?

We asked some of Philly’s brightest minds to sketch out their biggest, boldest, most audacious ideas for improving our town. Here, in broad strokes, are their plans for taking the city to the next level.

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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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Longform

My 96-Year-Old Grandfather Moved to Town a Few Years Ago, and Nothing’s Been the Same Since

After decades in which I knew him from afar, my grandfather now lives 10 minutes away. I wasn’t used to having him around, and now he’s everywhere.

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News

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The “Tell Your Dog I Said Hi” Mask

At last, a solution to the can’t-pet-’em-in-a-pandemic conundrum.

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News

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s October Issue

Canyons, lakes, vistas, mountains — oh my! Our October issue features the best places to get outside this fall.

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News

No, Mail-In Ballots Won’t Be Available On Monday. Blame the Green Party

Plus: State liquor police take it way easy on Philly-area bars amid COVID. And why you can’t watch the Eagles game with your friends.

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