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City

Starbucks Presses Pause on Plans for "Hip" Frankford Avenue Location

Fishtown community members voted against the store this month — and now the company says it wants to continue meeting with them before moving forward.


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City

Shakespeare & Co. Is Printing and Selling the Redacted Mueller Report

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City

Philly’s Most Epic Easter Egg Hunt Involves a Helicopter Egg Dump

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Sports

Watch a Bunch of Philly Celebs Announce the Eagles Schedule

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City

Manayunk Inexplicably Makes USA Today’s “Best Small Town Cultural Scene” List

This is a problem for a few reasons, though we’re not gonna argue too much with USA Today’s other local picks: Doylestown and Media.

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City

Wawa Day 2019: Free Coffee — and Michael Solomonov Making Hoagies

Wawa expects to give away more than 2 million cups of coffee during its annual celebration on Thursday.

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I Love My Job

I Love My Job: Longtime Phillies Announcer Dan Baker

He’s been behind the mic since 1972 (!!!) making him the longest-tenured public address announcer in all of baseball.

Politics

Isaiah Thomas on Why He’s a “Stronger Candidate” in Third City Council Run

Those union endorsements probably aren’t going to hurt.

City

What Kind of Jerk Steals Supplies From Philly’s Loyal Toad-Savers?

Toad Detour volunteers depend on their flashlights and safety vests — but someone has stolen them.

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City

Philly’s Marian Anderson Is Getting Some Long-Overdue Love

Eighty years ago this month, the world’s most famous singer became a civil rights icon.


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.


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City

All the Hip Crap Starbucks Is Trying to Push on a Reluctant Fishtown

The coffee chain wants to bring an ultra-artsy location to Frankford Avenue — but residents really aren’t having it.

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Suburbs

Lower Merion Cop Says Male Officers Sexted Her and Tracked Her Via GPS

In a just-filed federal lawsuit, Sgt. Jo Anne Pepitone says there is “rampant sexual harassment” inside the Lower Merion Police Department.

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City

Philly Is Incinerating Half of Its Recycling — and It’s Partly Your Fault

Think you’re saving the planet by putting plastic forks and pizza boxes in your blue bin? Really you’re just contaminating the stuff that is recyclable — and costing the city millions.

Advice

How to Spring Clean Your Mind, According to Philly Business Leaders

Five local executives explain why decluttering your mind this season is just as important as decluttering your home.

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City

Meet the Brothers Who Think They Can Fix Northern Liberties

Do the Post Brothers have the answer for Philly’s most puzzling neighborhood?

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The Best Thing This Week

Best Thing This Week: It’s Bryce Harper’s World

Did anyone ever have a better week than he did?

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Opinion

No Joke: Kenney Thinks “Overqualified” Black People Are Cause of City’s Diversity Woes

The mayor seems to lack a sincere understanding of how to address the racial disparities that have hovered over his administration since the beginning.

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City

A Philly Photographer’s Wrenching Images of the Migrant Caravan in Mexico

“Do I have the answer — no,” says Drexel grad Ada Trillo, whose exhibit opens Friday at the University of the Arts. “But I am bringing awareness through art. That’s what I know how to do.”

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News

A Philly Publisher Is Releasing Mean Girls Rewritten in Shakespearean Style

Quirk Books’ Much Ado About Mean Girls is out on April 23rd.

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