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Mayor Jim Kenney’s admission of wrongdoing is long overdue — but it’s not enough to rectify the hardship the city has caused the Africa family for nearly four decades.
How Philadelphia-Area Santas Are Dealing With a COVID Christmas
From tire juggling to playing Santa behind a plastic wall, five performers tell us how they’ve adapted their Christmastime acts.
A Philly-Area Dad Just Built an App That Lets You Find Houses With Awesome Holiday Lights
“It’s just a way for people to show off a little during these dark times,” says Father-of-the-Year candidate Mike Kane. “And for others to find joy.”
End of an Era: Hurricane Schwartz Abandons Long-Range Winter Forecasts
The meteorologist who brought total winter snow predictions to Philadelphia 23 years ago explains why climate change is forcing him to retire them.
Yes, You Can Get the City to Cover Your Car’s Pothole Damage
This and four other takeaways from our conversation with Philadelphia streets commissioner Carlton Williams.
Best Thing: Patti LaBelle Gushes About Philly in the New York Times
Our Queen of Soul gets the royal treatment, and she heaps praise on her hometown.
Comcast Exec Accused of Cyberstalking a Woman Who Worked for Him
Cathy Beazley alleges things got scary after she repeatedly rebuffed the advances of Michael DelCiello, a senior vice president at the corporation.
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, 70-Degree Days: Is This the New Fall in Philly?
We’ve assembled a panel of climate experts and they tell us that basically, regrettably, the answer is: yes.
Tigre Hill’s New Documentary Delves Into Sean Schellenger Killing
The West Philly filmmaker interviewed the family of the developer as well as Michael White, the man who stabbed him to death in Rittenhouse Square in 2018.
Poor Gritty Only Got One Vote for President in Philly
And Kayne West got 2,387.5 percent more votes than Elizabeth Warren. (Ouch!) These and other sad, surprising, and sometimes downright silly observations from Philly’s write-in votes in the 2020 presidential election.
I’m a Penn Alum — There’s Nothing Charitable About Their $100 Million Donation
The big gift to the school district doesn’t settle the ongoing debate over whether the multibillion-dollar institution is doing enough to pay its fair share.
Another PA Republican Tests Positive for COVID, This Time Mid-Meeting With Trump
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
’Tis the Season to Destroy Lanternfly Eggs
Forget goopy bags of hand sanitizer — there’s an easier (and more satisfying) way to get rid of egg masses.
5 Things to Know About Adopting a Dog in Philly
With rescue applications through the roof, here’s how to ensure yours is the winning ticket.
7 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in Philly
It’s only fair that your furry companion enjoy the city as much as you do.
How Pandemic Pups Are Getting Us Through a Very Dark Year
They slobber, stink, and shed everywhere. They’re also among the best things to happen to us in 2020.