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City

Philly Finally Has a Fully Functional Recycling Program Again

But it sure ain’t cheap: The cost in fiscal year 2019 will likely exceed $10 million.


City

Philly Created More Jobs in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1969

Spruce Street Harbor Park
City

Here’s When Spruce Street Harbor Park Reopens for the Summer

Opinion

Philly, We’re Officially Living in an Apartheid State

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Culture

Chris Christie Denies Napping at Springsteen Concert

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has come out and denied falling asleep at a Bruce Springsteen concert earlier this month. Christie was photographed sitting down […]

City

South Philly Recycling Plant Fire

A large fire broke out late this morning in a South Philly recycling plant. Adjacent businesses have been evacuated as a precaution while fire fighters […]

National

Celeb Scoop: M. Night Wraps in Philly

M. Night Wraps in Philly. M. Night Shyamalan has wrapped shooting for his latest project After Earth starring Will Smith and son Jaden. The project […]

Sports

Donovan McNabb Says Donovan McNabb Is a Hall of Famer

Donovan McNabb—recreational basketball star and foremost expert on Donovan McNabb’s statistical relevance—is trumpeting Donovan McNabb’s worthiness of a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame. […]

Culture

Pretty Little Liars Inspired by Chesco Upbringing

Pretty Little Liars—the popular series of novels (and now a TV show on ABC Family)—takes place in a fictional town on the Main Line. Author […]

Culture

Joss Whedon Has a Way With Millennials

Let me start by saying: SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! If you have yet to see Cabin in the Woods, produced and co-written by the inimitable […]


Can Temple Find Its Way?

Can Temple Find Its Way?

Even as its national profile grows, the city’s largest university finds itself stumbling from one leadership crisis to the next.


Advice

Who We Love: Rev. Tim Clark

The priest who supports gay rights

City

Odor Prompts Evacuation of School in Frankford

The Sullivan School on Ditman Street in the city’s Frankford section was evacuated this morning after the fire department was called to investigate a strange […]

Advice

Watch: 12-Year-Old Supports Moms

Isak Atkins-Pearcy tells his story

City

Questlove Talks Saving the Philadelphia Orchestra

Earlier this week, I published part one of my interview with Questlove, whose Roots Picnic is shaping up to be the prime Philadelphia festival event […]

Advice

Preview: Angels in America

Wilma stages the epic AIDS play

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Influential Philadelphians


City

What Dick Clark Meant to Philadelphia

When I was a child growing up in Lansdowne in Delaware County, my father loved to teach me about Philadelphia icons. His list started with […]

National

Hot Chicks in Underpants

I just watched a video of a woman showing off her apartment in her underpants. It was titled “Me and My Place.” It was handsomely […]

Advice

Queer History on the Move

Inside the Pop-Up Museum

City

Morning Scoop: Lee’s 10 Shutout Innings Not Good Enough for Scoreless Phils

Phillies Lose. Cliff Lee threw 10 shutout innings and it wasn’t good enough. This just in: Apparently you have to score runs to win baseball […]

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