The New York Times Disses Philly: A History

We rate the sneers, jeers and righteous pontification for aggression and, well, accuracy.

When Philly bested New York City as the site for next month’s DNC, we noticed the New York Times slinging a few jealous barbs our way. A deeper look through its archives confirmed that taking potshots at us has been a favorite pastime of the Gray Lady dating back to the mid-19th century.

Published as “Rivalries” in the June issue of Philadelphia magazine.