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City

Philly Is Apparently the Most “Facial-Hair Friendly” City in the U.S.

That, of course, comes as no surprise to our bearded denizens — especially ahead of the Philadelphia Beard Festival later this month.


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Why One Woefully Underpaid Philly Actress Exposed Her Income on Tax Day

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WATCH: Jimmy Fallon Visits Philly Family for Surprise Dinner Party

City

Mayor Kenney: Philly’s Oldest Prison to Close by 2020

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Here’s the Philly Starbucks 911 Call That Led to Two Arrests

For the first time, you can hear the original call, the police dispatchers, and the radio transmissions from the cops on the scene.

News

Saxbys Expands With the Launch of a New Student-Run Cafe

La Salle University students are now responsible for managing all aspects of their new campus coffeeshop.

City

PCHR to Investigate More Allegations of Racial Bias at Rittenhouse Starbucks

The move is part of the city’s broader response to the arrest of two black men at the store last week.

City

After Engine “Exploded,” Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing at PHL

At least one passenger has been transported to the hospital.

City

Philly Won’t Have New Voting Machines by Pa.’s 2020 Deadline

Pennsylvania counties have been asked to replace their electronic voting systems with machines that leave a paper trail.

Advice

18 Apps Philly Biz Leaders Use to Be Productive at Work

From an artificial intelligence email manager to nifty calendar platforms, here are the tools these leaders swear by for getting more done in a day.


Influential Philadelphians

Influential Philadelphians

Whatever Happened to Generation X?

Whatever Happened to Generation X?

As they head into middle age, the “slacker” generation of Philadelphians is feeling overlooked, overworked and overwhelmed. But their chill, pragmatic approach to life might be just what we need right now.


City

Pa. Approves Sale of Dry Medical Marijuana

The product will likely roll out sometime this summer.

News

Here’s Why More Women Should See Themselves as “Women in Tech”

A career in tech extends beyond coding, according to Women in Tech Summit founders Tracey Welson-Rossman and Gloria Bell. 

City

Starbucks: Manager Who Called 911 No Longer Works at Rittenhouse Location

Protesters occupied the chain’s location at 18th and Spruce for the second day on Monday before it closed at midday.

City

BSL Service Partially Suspended After Person Struck, Killed by Train

The incident occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m. at the Allegheny station.

City

Eagles Drop Daryl Worley Following Charges of DUI, Resisting Arrest

The Penn Charter grad’s tenure with his hometown team ended before it even got started.

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Influential Philadelphians

Influential Philadelphians

Whatever Happened to Generation X?

Whatever Happened to Generation X?

As they head into middle age, the “slacker” generation of Philadelphians is feeling overlooked, overworked and overwhelmed. But their chill, pragmatic approach to life might be just what we need right now.


Opinion

If You’re Not Enraged Enough to Act, the Starbucks Arrest Video Is Just Black Trauma Porn

There’s only one humane response to the arrest of two innocent Black men at a Philly Starbucks — taking a stand wherever and whenever you witness racism.

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City

Monday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote in the Pa. Primary

Waited to register till the last minute? Here’s what you need to know.

City

Krasner’s First 100 Days: DA Says Social Reform More Effective Than Prison in Preventing Crime

Philly’s prison population has dropped 9 percent since our new DA took office earlier this year.

News

Should Starbucks Fire the Manager Who Called the Cops on Two Black Patrons?

A Rutgers employment law professor weighs in on what Starbucks should do next.

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