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Gig Workers Were Supposed to Get Unemployment Benefits. They Haven’t Received Any Yet.
Many gig workers and freelancers, waiting on pandemic unemployment benefits and without income for weeks, are down to their last dollars.
Mayor Kenney to Philly: “Just Put On the Damn Mask”
The mayor targeted people “30 or under” as some of the biggest offenders of the coronavirus mask guidelines.
5 Big Takeaways From Kenney’s “Painful” Post-Coronavirus Budget
The revised spending plan that the Mayor is proposing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic slashes services, guts the arts, and sets up a potentially contentious showdown with City Council.
The Woman Who Spat On Two People at Di Bruno Bros. Speaks Out
“People don’t know what’s going on in my personal life,” says Jacqueline McBride. “And they just jump to conclusions, making me out to be like I’m some kind of monster.”
Philly Coronavirus News: Philadelphia Police to Start, You Know, Arresting People Again
Arrests plummeted after a policy shift at the beginning of the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis. Expect a new trajectory.
My Pandemic Story: High Street Hospitality Group’s Ellen Yin on Having to Lay Off Her Staff
The high-profile restaurateur on how the coronavirus crisis has decimated the dining scene.
HughE Dillon on Surviving COVID-19 and Wanting to Do More to Help
The party photographer and man-about-town wants to play a part in finding a cure for the coronavirus.
A First-Generation College Student Whose Summer Orientation May Be Canceled
Angelica Estevez, a first-generation immigrant and senior at Girls’ High, on starting at Cornell in the fall.
A Food Delivery Driver Working Six Days a Week
Nicholas Butler, a driver for Black and Mobile, on being out on the streets all day during a pandemic.
Flyers Star James Van Riemsdyk on Suspending the Season in the Midst of a Hot Streak
The Flyers left wing is back home and reflecting on an NHL season in limbo.
A Funeral Director on Preparing for What’s to Come
Victor Baldi III, the fourth-generation funeral director at Baldi Funeral Home on South Broad Street, on bracing for the surge amid a pandemic.
Philly’s Managing Director on How Nothing Prepares You for a Crisis Like This One
Brian Abernathy on reacting to the coronavirus in real time.
A Seven-Year-Old Who’s Missing Her Friends and Her Birthday
Sasha Martin chats with her mom about what quarantine has looked like from her perspective.
A Grocery-Store Worker Who’s Working to Support Family, Despite the Health Risks
The longtime employee has a respiratory illness, but not going to work is not an option.
A Philly Teacher on Inspiring Kids During the Crisis
Keziah Ridgeway continued to teach her popular African American history class, even after the School District said remote learning should stop.