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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.


City

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

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City

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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Comcast

Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile Customer Count Is Expected to Skyrocket This Year

Look out, AT&T and T-Mobile! Analysts predict that the new wireless service could eventually add a whopping 2 million subscribers each year.

City

Community College of Philadelphia Drops “Colonials” Nickname

CCP mascot Colonial Phil is a reminder of our country’s history of prejudice and oppression, students said in a 2016 petition.

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City

Parents of Suicide Victim: Penn Ignored Student’s Pleas for Help

The parents of Olivia Kong, who died in April 2016, have sued the school.

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City

It’s Finally About to Feel Like Spring in Philadelphia

At long last! Warmer temperatures are on the way this weekend.

City

Temple Claims New Football Stadium Won’t Create Parking Issues

The school currently controls about 5,000 parking spaces.

Events

6 Can’t-Miss Events at This Week’s Women in Tech Summit

The summit is "as much about connection as it is education," says one of its founders. Here are our top picks for the sold-out Philadelphia event.


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

Bill Introduced in State House Would Kill Philly’s Soda Tax

A state representative from suburban Pittsburgh called taxes on food and beverages “revenue grabs.”

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City

Sunoco, Activists Offer Competing Rewards for Info on Pipeline Vandal

Sunoco was quick to blame the damage on environmental activists.

Opinion

When Saving a Life Could Cost Me My Own

The surgeon general’s recommendation that Americans start carrying an overdose-reversing drug ignores the racial stigma that makes it dangerous.

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City

Wawa Is Offering Free Coffee (And a New Secret Menu) on Thursday

Our favorite dairy business–turned–convenience store is celebrating its 54th birthday.

City

Philly Man Pretended to Be a Rich Prince to Lure Kids Online, Say Feds

It turns out that “Prince Daniel David De’Rothschild” of Beverly Hills wasn’t either.

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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.


City

Police Release Video of Arson Suspect in Yards Brewery Fire

Anyone with information regarding the unidentified suspect is urged to contact PPD’s citywide Arson Task Force.

Advice

Inside the Smart Homes of 7 Philly Businesspeople

From cooking aids to high-tech lightbulbs, these are the tech devices they rely on to make life much easier at home.

City

Cop Arrests 12-Year-Old Northeast Boy Seen Carrying an AR-15

Two youths were booked over the weekend after witnesses reported seeing them with guns.

City

Meet the Philly-Area Women Who Are Running for Congress

This year could be a game-changer for representation in Pa.

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