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A Pennsylvania Judge Absolutely Eviscerated Trump’s Last-Ditch Election Lawsuit

Judge Matthew Brann equated the Trump campaign’s argument to “Frankenstein’s Monster.” That, plus the other five best quotes from the decision, which has cleared the way for counties across Pennsylvania to officially certify the election results.


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The Mummers Are Secretly Planning a Parade, Even Though Philly Has Canceled It

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Raheem Ikeam Myers Was the City’s 203rd Homicide Victim This Year. This Is His Story.

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Inside the Fight to Abolish Police in Philadelphia

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Exit Interview: Ed McMahon

In yet another pop-cultural coup, Exit Interview tricked, er, persuaded sweepstakes icon and sidekick extraordinaire Ed McMahon to spend some time discussing his little-known Philly […]

Can an antique-loving girl, a modernist man, two occasionally mud-encrusted boys and one cat happily co-exist? Of course they can. But can they co-decorate?

In 2002, I bought my dream house. This was after having lived in a Rittenhouse Square condo and a Bucks County cottage, and realizing that […]

We asked designers where they go to make their homes one-of-a-kind. They didn’t want to tell us, but we wormed it out of them. (We have our ways …)

Finding the house is one thing. Making it dreamy is a whole different can of paint. How do you elevate your home from fine to […]

North Philly minister and former Eagle Herb Lusk is George Bush’s favorite black man. It’s a friendship that might signal a seismic political shift: the Democrats
losing their hold on African-Americans

The Reverend Herbert Hoover Lusk II has a question. “Can I get an amen?” It’s a muggy Tuesday night in early August, and Lusk is […]

Queen Village author Jennifer Weiner — whose best-seller In Her Shoes hits the big screen this month — has fame, power, and the adulation of women everywhere. So why isn’t that enough?

IT’S THREE O’CLOCK Sunday afternoon, and Jennifer Weiner, clad in a bathing suit with the straps down — way down — is sunk into an […]

Feature: They Have No Choice

South Jersey’s most powerful political boss, Commerce Bank executive George Norcross, has a certain style: You’re either part of his machine, or you get crushed […]


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.


Top Schools: The $12,000-a-Year Preschool

Where can you find Haverford and Baldwin’s 2018 graduating classes? Sorting beads at Gladwyne Montessori, the Main Line feeder preschool. Back in March, the New […]

Dreams: Not as Crazy as You Think

A local writer’s new book, If Football’s a Religion, Why Don’t We Have a Prayer?, shows that our most obsessed sports fanatics are a little […]

Contrarian: Stupidity City

Sometimes it takes a fool to drive the dumbness out of public life Einstein once said that only two things are infinite — the universe, […]

My daughter’s found it. Have I lost it?

Just when my 16-year-old daughter was resigned to entering a convent, romance came calling, in the form of a highly engaging Latino boy exactly her […]

Exit Interview: Holly Robinson Peete

Even before she married an Eagles quarterback (Rodney Peete), Philly-born actress Holly Robinson Peete was a fan of the team, thanks to her dad, Matt […]

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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.


Wheel$ of Fortune

Three million dollars for an Oldsmobile? No wonder car collectors can’t stop talking about Penn Valley’s Alan Lewenthal A$ his celebrity sprouted this spring, Penn […]

The Shore: Beauty and the Boardwalk

You think it was crazy to take this job? The man in charge of giving Atlantic City a makeover has asked himself that question plenty […]

Contrarian: Wanted: Grays and Gays

Mayor Street spoke at a news conference recently welcoming a development team that’s building a new 500-plus-unit community along the Delaware in Tacony, of all […]

Cool: The Geater Goes Underground

Don’t ask whose idea it was to get Jerry Blavat, a.k.a. the Geator with the Heator, a.k.a. the Boss with the Hot Sauce, together with […]

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