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50 Years of Best of Philly: City Life

In honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Best of Philly this August, we’re taking a monthly look back. This month: City Life!


Guides

The Philadelphian’s Guide to Adopting, Pampering and Traveling With Your Pet

Opinion

I Don’t Know Who Anybody Is Anymore. And I Don’t Care

Longform

The Great Name Awakening: Inside the Audacious, Lucrative World of Baby Naming

Latest Stories

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Is Pennsylvania Really the Most All-American State in the Land?

Plus: Dave McCormick thinks he can beat a bear in a fight and the latest, ahem, blow in the wind farm wars

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This Year’s Eagles Christmas Album Has a Deluxe Version and a 500-Piece Puzzle

Presale starts Friday, November 3rd, so set your reminders.

A screenshot from one of the Kensington livestreams on YouTube
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Philly Today: YouTube Is Making Money Off Human Suffering in Kensington

Plus, the end of the road for Johnny Doc?

Philadelphia journalist and activist Josh Kruger, who was in an intimate relationship with his alleged killer, Robert Davis, according to court documents
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Philly Today: Josh Kruger Had Intimate Relationship with His Alleged Killer, Police Now Say

Plus, 4,000 cars block SEPTA bus lanes on just two routes in one week.

Philadelphia, which landed on Lonely Planet's Best Cities to Travel to in 2024 list along with Kansas City
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Philly Today: Lonely Planet “Best Cities” List Somehow Puts Kansas City in Philly’s Company

Thanks for the accolades, Lonely Planet. But sharing a list with KC just seems wrong.

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2023’s Mayoral Candidates: What Comes Next?

The not-mayors tell us about their future employment prospects


Best of Philly 2023: City Life

Best of Philly 2023: City Life

An irresistible gossipmonger, numerous near-champions, and a roadway rebuild for the ages

Post-COVID, Does Center City Have a Future?

Post-COVID, Does Center City Have a Future?

Back in the day, Philly, like a lot of cities, banked on a revival of its downtown to spark new life. The plan worked fine — for Center City. But now that the pandemic has emptied offices, boomer residents are aging, and millennials are opting for the ’burbs, where do we go from here?


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Wells Fargo Center Unveils Upgrades Amid Arena Debate

The new locker rooms and behind-the-scenes areas are shiny and state-of-the-art, but will they be enough to keep the Sixers around?

The lost money at Tony's Baltimore Grill in Atlantic City
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Philly Today: Lost Wad of Cash at Iconic Atlantic City Restaurant Has Very Happy Ending

See, there really are still good people in this world.

Local writer Ivy Smoak, aka Amanda Hauge, author of the erotic fan fiction book Roughing the Princess. The book is inspired by the romance between Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce (Ivy Smoak publicity image)
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Philly Today: Taylor Swift Fans Outraged Over Local Author’s “Smutty” New Erotica Book

Ivy Smoak said she wrote “Roughing the Princess” in just three days. It took Taylor Swift fans much less time to hate it.

Philadelphia mayoral candidate Cherelle Parker, who wants to bring the National Guard to Kensington (photo courtesy Philadelphia City Council)
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Philly Today: Cherelle Parker Wants to Unleash the U.S. Military in Kensington

Can soldiers help solve the opioid crisis? Plus, the Phillies go from heroes to zeroes.

Philadelphia Democratic leader Bob Brady, who is upset that Philly Democrats are endorsing Kendra Brooks
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Philly Today: Bob Brady Furious Over Working Families Party Endorsements

Plus, a SEPTA strike?

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How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

The former municipal golf course at FDR Park became an indispensable natural refuge for many locked-down South Philadelphians over the past year.

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

Fifty years after founding their legendary Philadelphia International Records, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with friends and collaborators from Thom Bell to John Oates to Patti LaBelle, look back on the musical partnership that came to define the city.


Phillies fans like these are paying top dollar for potential Phillies World Series tickets on sites like StubHub
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Philly Today: Inside the Hot Market for “Contingency” Phillies World Series Tickets

You can buy tickets to a game that may or may not happen. And you’ll pay dearly for it.

Longform

Can Keith Jones Lead the Flyers Out of the Wilderness?

Pretty much everyone was surprised when the Flyers tabbed trash-talking Jones to be president of hockey operations.

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Philly Today: Abington Latest Suburb to Mull a Plastic Bag Ban

Plus, the Phils whiff big out West, a Philly kid wows ’em at the Apollo, and Arcadia U.’s ice hockey coach makes history.

Q&A

Ten Years After Oprah Book Pick, Philly’s Ayana Mathis Is Back

The early reviews are stellar for The Unsettled, which was partly inspired by the MOVE bombing.

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