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News

America’s Oldest Theater Wants to Shut This South Philly Actress Up

A lawyer representing Walnut Street Theatre and its extremely well-paid executive director, Bernard Havard, has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Jenna Pinchbeck over comments she’s been making on social media.


Opinion

I’m Boycotting the Philly Pride Parade Until It’s Under New Leadership

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Longform

The Pandemic Forced Us Apart. Will Philadelphia Ever Fully Regain Its Intimacy?

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Longform

It’s the Peregrine Falcon’s World

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Did Adidas Just Rip Off a Nike Sneaker Sculpture Made By Two Philly Artists?

The Dufala Brothers created a ridiculously elongated sneaker that caught the attention of Snoop Dogg and the sneaker world at large. Now, Adidas has released a sneaker that looks remarkably similar.

Opinion

Philly Politicians Are Condemning Derek Chauvin. Why Are They Silent on Local Police Brutality?

As our leaders weigh in on the Minneapolis court case, too little has been said about new charges of police abuse here last summer.

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Man Claims the Philadelphia Parking Authority Fired Him for Being Gay

There’s so much to hate about the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA). The tickets they put on your car after your meter just expired. The awful […]

News

The 7 Most Ridiculous Parts of the Pro-Columbus Day Lawsuit Against the City

City Councilmember Mark Squilla is among the plaintiffs suing Mayor Jim Kenney for changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

longtime Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market head Caesar "Sonny" DiCrecchio, who has been arrested by the FBI
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Sonny DiCrecchio Agrees to Plead Guilty to Massive Embezzlement Scheme at Philly Produce Market

Feds say he used the $7.8 million in ill-gotten gains to fund a $20,000-per-month Stone Harbor beach house and trips to Disney World and the Super Bowl.

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Longform

What Is Pandemic Life Doing to Our Kids? Maybe Not What We Think

Times are tough, but our kids are tougher.


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.


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News

In Their Own Words: 7 Philly Kids Write About Their Pandemic Experiences

Local nonprofit Mighty Writers asked these kids to put down on paper their thoughts about the pandemic. Here’s what they had to say.

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Q&A

Mare of Easttown Screenwriter and Chester County Native Brad Ingelsby on Writing for Kate Winslet

The creative mind behind HBO’s new detective show — premiering on April 18th — describes his journey to Hollywood and back again, plus how he got his leading lady hooked on Wawa.

News

An Architecture Critic Ranks the Five Most Interesting Buildings in Philadelphia

No, City Hall and Independence Hall aren’t on the list.

Opinion

My Vaccination Card Makes Me Feel Like a VIP

No, it’s not quite a Golden Ticket. But a month of being fully vaccinated has made me feel like a first-class citizen in ways I’ve never experienced before.

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News

7 Classic Candies That Got Their Start Right Here in Philly

Who knew all these yummy treats had local origins?

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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.


News

Hamilton (Yes, Hamilton!!) Kicks off the Return of Live Theater at the Kimmel Center

This fall, the Kimmel Center is bringing real in-person theater back to Broad Street with a big splash.

News

South Philly’s Singing Fountain Might Get a Pretty Dramatic Makeover

Some locals think this is the best thing ever. Others worry that the renderings make the Passyunk Avenue centerpiece look like the Willow Grove Mall.

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Q&A

Jazmine Sullivan on Going Vegan, Her Biggest Musical Influences, and Her New Album, Heaux Tales

She started the year by releasing a critically acclaimed album and performing at the Super Bowl. Here, the singer talks her first Grammy nomination and her favorite Philly dinner spot.

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It’s Trout Season! Here’s How to Enjoy Fishing In Pennsylvania

No, you don’t need any fancy equipment. In some cases, you don’t even need a fishing license.

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