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Opinion

The Mayor, the Rapist, and the Fear of the Sanctuary City

Is Jim Kenney’s staunch defense of Philly’s sanctuary city status really creating a public safety crisis, or is the outrage against him just a 21st-century Willie Horton moment? We take a look at the data.


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City

Fox News Uses Photo of Patti LaBelle in Aretha Franklin Tribute

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City

We Pitted the New Transit App Against SETPA’s Official App. Guess Which Won.

City

Police Seek Man in Connection With Killing at Jefferson Station

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City

Fox Uses Patti LaBelle Photo in Aretha Franklin Tribute

The network has issued an apology — but some say the excuse just angered them more.

Startups

Philly Startup Community, Here’s Why You Should Take This Diversity and Inclusion Survey

Open Access Philly wants to use data to help the innovation community do more to bolster diversity, equity and inclusion.

City

Ritz Theaters, Like Everything Else, Might Soon Be Owned by Amazon

If successful, the acquisition would be the latest step in Jeff Bezos’s move toward brick-and-mortar holdings aimed at an upscale audience.

City

Police Seek Man in Connection With Killing at Jefferson Station

Police say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

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City

We Pitted the New Transit App Against SETPA’s Official App

Guess which won.

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City

Another Dîner en Blanc Brings More Complaints

The event was held at Dilworth Park this year, affecting SEPTA services.


The Era of the Comcast Joke Is Officially Over

The Era of the Comcast Joke Is Officially Over

Our long-derided hometown cable giant has become one of the most important and influential companies in the world. It’s time for Philly to embrace that.

How Philly Became a Front in the War on Knockoff Swag

How Philly Became a Front in the War on Knockoff Swag

From fake Yeti mugs to bogus Rolex watches, officials here are seizing a ton of counterfeit merchandise.


juan ramon vasquez sanctuary city crime
Opinion

The Mayor, the Rapist, and the Fear of the Sanctuary City

Is Jim Kenney’s staunch defense of Philly’s sanctuary city status really creating a public safety crisis? We took a look at the data.

News

Eagles Campbell’s Soup Cans Are Coming to Acme

The limited-edition items will commemorate the team’s Super Bowl victory. Plus, fans who buy two or more cans could land a meet-and-greet with Zach Ertz.

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City

Get Ready for 10- (or 11- or 7-) Digit Dialing in South Jersey

Calling an 856 number from an 856 number? Seven digits is all you need. But dialing a 609 number from 609? Well …

City

Philly Unions Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Policies

Around 2,000 union workers gathered on Penn’s Landing on Wednesday.

I Love My Job

I Love My Job: Jinxed Owner Mike Supermodel on Building a Philly Empire

The business leader explains how his operation remains so consistently good and reminisces on the early days when he slept in the basement of his first store.

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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

Someone Bought a $4.5 Million Nickel in Philly

The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel is one of the rarest coins in the world.

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City

City to Block Weekend Access to Devil’s Pool

The decision follows an uptick in public safety issues at the swimming hole.

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City

After Grand Jury Report, Angry Reactions to Pope’s Tweet

His controversial tweet came hours before the investigation’s release.

Opinion

Kenney Must Be Dizzy From All the 180-Degree Turns He’s Pulling

Our mayor once again proves that pandering harms more than conviction.

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