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Opinion

Philadelphia Owes the MOVE Survivors Reparations, Not Just An Apology

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.


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News

Iconic Soldier Statue Returns to Delco Bar After a Series of Unfortunate Events

Opinion

How to Have a Hot Vax Summer and Be COVID-Safe, Too

News

Philly Announces COVID Restrictions to End on June 11th

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News

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.

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News

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.”

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Q&A

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.

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News

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.

Opinion

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.

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News

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.


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.


News

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.

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News

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.

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News

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.

Opinion

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.

Opinion

Another PA Republican Tests Positive for COVID, This Time Mid-Meeting With Trump

If you’re looking to stop super-spreaders in Pennsylvania, maybe start with Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg, many of whom to this day still refuse to wear masks.

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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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News

’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.

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News

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.

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Guides

7 Ways to Spoil Your Dog in Philly

It’s only fair that your furry companion enjoy the city as much as you do.

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Longform

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.

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