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Things to Do Outdoors Over Memorial Day Weekend That Don’t Involve Going Down the Shore

Avoid crowds while getting some fresh air over the holiday weekend.

south philly store caught price gouging by the pennsylvania attorney general's office

Price Gouging in Pennsylvania Still a Huge Problem at Stores Like This One

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Rebecca Rhynhart Won’t Say She’s Running for Mayor, But She Sure Sounds Mayoral

An overflowing trash can in FDR Park during the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis.

Dear Philly: Mayor Kenney Hates How Trashy You’re Being During the Pandemic

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Philly’s July 4th Wawa Welcome America Celebration Will Be Virtual This Year

A reminder that life isn’t going back to normal anytime soon.

city hall, which has announced a new rent assistance program for those who have lost income due to the coronavirus

The City of Philadelphia Might Pay Your Rent If You Can’t Due to the Coronavirus

Plus: Governor Wolf threatens rogue counties amid shutdown angst. And Donald Trump tells Pa. to start opening the heck up.

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Philly Is Inching Towards Reopening the Economy. But What Will the New “Open for Business” Look Like?

Socially distanced shopping may well turn the brick-and-mortar experience into something that looks a lot like what you get online: depopulated stores with limited ability to try before you buy.

a counter-protester stands in front of a Reopen Philly protest car on Friday

Counter-Protester Demands Vehicular Assault Charges After Reopen Philly Protest Car Hits Him

At Friday’s rally near City Hall, a counter-protester decided to block the caravan of cars coming up Broad Street. And then one driver hit the gas.

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We’ve Always Craved Being Home. Then We Were Told to Stay There

A look at what happens when a city shelters in place.

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Best Thing: No, the Phillies Didn’t Scout Donald Trump in High School

“There’s no chance,” says a scouting expert. Thank God somebody finally stood up for the integrity of our baseball team.

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.

Secrets From the C-Suite

Join Philly Mag for a Virtual Secrets From the C-Suite Event Series

La Colombe CEO Todd Carmichael, our first guest, will speak live about navigating new business challenges amid the pandemic and preparing his company for what’s still to come.

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DA Investigating “Shocking” Video of Police Incident in Kohl’s Parking Lot

Delco police tased a man twice before the video began. Then a cop repeatedly kicked and hit him while he was on the ground. But the police chief says the video doesn’t tell the whole story.

philly colleges fall semester

Philly Colleges Are Planning for In-Person Classes This Fall

Here’s what we know about Temple, Drexel, Thomas Jefferson, La Salle and more.

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine, who says we need to stay away from the Jersey Shore beaches that are reopening

Rachel Levine to Pennsylvania: Stay Away From the Jersey Shore!

The beaches may be reopening, but Pennsylvania’s health secretary is warning Pa. residents against visiting.


After Coronavirus, Will We Ever Go Back to Wearing “Work Clothes”?

My pandemic uniform has been a pair of sweatpants and a ratty old t-shirt. I’ll be damned if I’m ever going back.

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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.

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Down the Shore

Atlantic City Casinos Now Accepting Hotel Reservations for June 1st and Beyond

But don’t expect to be arm-to-arm at the craps table anytime soon.

philly barber shops, hair salons and nail spas want to reopen

Philly Coronavirus News: The Battle to Reopen Barber Shops, Hair Salons, and Nail Spas

If the stop-and-go is allowed to sell 40s on the corner with “no social distancing of any sort,” why can’t a barber on the same block cut hair, reasons State Senator Anthony Williams.

jacqueline mcbride, who has been arrested for the di bruno bros. spitting incidents

Jacqueline McBride Is White Privilege Personified

McBride admitted to spitting on two people during a pandemic, then tried to explain away her actions. She’s not the first to attempt such a feat, but hopefully she’ll be the last.

mail delivery worker during the coronavirus crisis

Mail Delivery Is Seriously Screwed Up During the Coronavirus Crisis

Naturally, the water bill showed up right on time. But where’s all my other stuff?!

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