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Q&A

Brittany Lynn on Her Biggest Fear, Her Secret Power and Growing Up Gay in the Northeast

The don of the Philly Drag Mafia talks penis-tucking, life in South Philly, and where to get a Big Mac pizza. 


News

From Starbucks to Cease-and-Desist: The Implosion of a Philly Racial Justice Org

Longform

Michael Forman — the Philly Power Player You’ve Never Heard of — Is About to Make Some Noise

CBS News correspondent Robert Costa and Kathy Barnette, a candidate for U.S. Senate in the Pennsylvania primary
Q&A

Q&A: Bucks Co. Native Robert Costa of CBS News Talks Getting Stiffed by Kathy Barnette

Latest Stories

Philadelphia bookstores
News

34 Philadelphia-Area Bookstores for When You Need a Really Good Read

Love the smell of a dusty old tome? Looking for a page-turning best seller? Check out these new, used and independent shops.

Opinion

Meek Mill, Kevin Hart and Michael Rubin’s Millions Won’t Help the Abbott Elementaries of Our City

The $15 million the celebs pledged to send kids to private schools further chips away at a public-school system we owe it to ourselves, and to “our kids,” to fix.

Longform

Yowie’s Shannon Maldonado Is About to Make South Street Hip Again

Philly’s coolest, most enigmatic shop is expanding into a massive new space on one of the city’s most storied stretches.

tori yorgey, who got hit by a car during a live TV broadcast
Q&A

Q&A: Tori Yorgey, the Badass Philly Expat Hit by a Car During Live TV Broadcast

Only somebody born and bred in this area would possibly react this way.

Opinion

This Is the Real Reason I’m So Excited About Next Year’s Mayor’s Race

With so many current city officeholders rumored to be candidates, the fight to become the city’s 100th mayor could result in a lot of (much-needed) political turnover.

Elmo
News

So Does Elmo Have a Philadelphia Accent? We Asked an Expert

The giveaway? A linguistic term known as “L-vocalization.”


Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

Six of Philly’s Best Writers on How the Past Year Changed the City — and Us All

After a long, unprecedented year, Philadelphia is still standing. We asked these powerful voices to reflect on how their favorite places in the city evolved and endured.

Jill Biden Is Exactly What Washington, D.C., Needs: A Philly Girl

Jill Biden Is Exactly What Washington, D.C., Needs: A Philly Girl

The First Lady’s no-nonsense, relatable strength — born in New Jersey and forged in Willow Grove — is key to who she is and why she endures.


Longform

Take a Peek Inside Philadelphia’s Psychedelics Revolution

Tripping’s not just for deadheads anymore: Philly parents — and lots of other people — are learning that the secret to health, happiness and healing might just come from some formerly far-out drugs.

News

Pa. Could Legalize Medical Psychedelics More Quickly Than it Did Marijuana

Two lawmakers from the Philly ’burbs and a lawyer from Lower Merion are leading the push to legalize medical psychedelics in the state.

News

An Anonymous Philly Mom Opens Up About Microdosing THC

It’s not just for psychedelics. Some moms are turning toward small doses of the compounds found in marijuana to get through the day.

Guides

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Opportunities to Volunteer and Celebrate in Philadelphia

Honor the legacy of the civil rights leader with these events and service opportunities.

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy math teacher Andrew Wolf, who has been arrested by the FBI and charged with child pornography (photo via SCH Facebook page)
News

Fired Springside Chestnut Hill Teacher’s Victims Included His Own Students, Feds Now Say

More disturbing details emerge in the case of Andrew Wolf, who remains in custody awaiting trial on child pornography charges.

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How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

How the Pandemic Turned a South Philly Golf Course Into the City’s Best New Park

The former municipal golf course at FDR Park became an indispensable natural refuge for many locked-down South Philadelphians over the past year.

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

Fifty years after founding their legendary Philadelphia International Records, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with friends and collaborators from Thom Bell to John Oates to Patti LaBelle, look back on the musical partnership that came to define the city.


the arden theatre
News

After Nearly Two Years, the Arden (Finally) Reopens

While other theaters have already mounted ambitious productions, the Old City mainstay had to wait till 2022 for its post-COVID comeback.

News

The Main Line’s Latest NIMBY Scourge: Old People

Gladwyne residents are hyperventilating over a brand-new luxury senior living facility that sleeps just eight.

quinta brunson in abbott elementary
News

This ABC Comedy About the Sad State of Philly Schools Is Taking the TV World by Storm

Philly’s own Quinta Brunson has a big hit on her hands with Abbott Elementary, which is drawing comparisons to The Office.

Opinion

These 4 Big Political Questions Will Loom Over Philly in 2022

From indictments to contested races, last year provided more questions than answers about the future of several notable Philly politicians and coalitions.

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