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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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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 […]

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 […]


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.


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 […]

Exit Interview: Bob Saget

Like Mark Hamill, Mr. T and Monica Lewinsky, Abington High grad Bob ­Saget has had a career defined largely by one role — Danny Tanner, […]

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Exit Interview: Michael Finkel

At first, Exit Interview felt guilty for grilling Penn grad Michael Finkel, who was fired from the New York Times for blending the stories of […]

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Passions: The World According to Carp

There is a simple if little-known convention of magazine writing: If possible, always start a story with an anecdote about somebody shooting somebody else in […]

Summer Food 2005: Of Wine Snobs & Shirazes

What can I bring to impress my wine-snob future in-laws for dinner at Pif—for under $20?Even snobs are impressed when you can score killer wine […]

Summer Food 2005: Vintage Visits

The word “vineyard” conjures images of fall — leafy, heavy vines awaiting harvest, bright days and cool nights swelling the grapes — but summer is […]

Bucks County’s Reedman used to be one of the world’s biggest-selling car dealerships. Does new owner Bruce Toll want to revive it — or bury it so he can build more McMansions?

The 1967 smash hit “Windy,” by the Association, is blaring in cheerful mono over the P.A. system, and so — with a fresh, pungent assault […]

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