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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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Everything You Need to Know About Philly Potholes

Why do some take so damn long to fix? How exactly do I get the city to pay for my car damage? These questions — and many others — answered.

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Dolly Parton Will Send Free Books to up to 2,000 Philly Kids Each Month

Residents in one North Philly zip code can now sign up to receive free books from the singer’s Imagination Library program.

Opinion

The Black Doctors Consortium Is Totally Self-Funded. Imagine What It Could Do With City Support

Ala Stanford’s group has vaccinated thousands of Black Philadelphians on its own dime. Here are four ways the city could boost its heroic efforts.

News

Inspector General: City Failed to Properly Vet Philly Fighting COVID

“Simply put, there is no question that the City of Philadelphia should never have been so closely aligned with PFC,” the city inspector general concludes, though he stops short of recommending any disciplinary action. 

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William Penn Only Spent Four Years In Pennsylvania, And Other Strange Founder Facts

The rest of the time, he was busy being accused of starting various riots, shopping for fancy clothes in Paris, and getting in lots of trouble with the authorities.

 

Pardons Board Votes in Favor of Former Eye Doc Who Went to Jail for Growing Pot

Eye doctor Paul Ezell went to jail in 2014 for growing marijuana that he’s always maintained was for his dying wife. This development puts him one step closer to getting his medical license — and his life — back.


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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That Movie About an Upper Darby Bar Is Actually Getting Released This Month

Now that the Main Line developer behind the movie landed a deal with IFC Films, you’ll be able to stream “Last Call” online — or watch it in a theater, should you so desire.

News

Didn’t Get an Email After Submitting a Vaccine Interest Form? The City Promises You’re on the List

And if there’s any doubt, the health department says it will soon be sending check-in emails to everyone on the list. But if you’re really skeptical, you can always sign up again.

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Philly’s Simply Good Jars CEO to Appear on New “Shark Tank” Episode

Watch Jared Cannon pitch his healthy meal-in-a-jar company to the famed venture capitalists on March 5th.

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News

More Pennsylvanians Have Been Arrested for Capitol Riots Than Residents of Any Other State

And which county in the United States leads the way? Idyllic old Bucks County.

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Q&A

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin on His Unused Peloton and What He Thinks of IPA Drinkers

Fresh off being named Major League Soccer’s 2020 Coach of the Year, Jim Curtin looks forward to the season’s first matches, which are expected to begin in April.

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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.


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News

New Scholarships at Community College of Philadelphia Honor Civil Rights Icon Octavius Catto

A fitting tribute to a Philadelphian who fought for education for all.

Opinion

Vaxathon Reveals There’s More to the Narrative About Black Americans and the COVID Vaccine

Yes, there is distrust of health care in the Black community, but Ala Stanford’s big Liacouras Center event proved that if you remove the barriers, people will get the shot.

Guides

Here’s Where to Get a COVID Vaccination in Philly

The Philadelphia vaccination sites include doctors’ offices, pharmacies, and various mass vaccination clinics run by the city and community partners.

News

From Double Masking to When to Toss Your Cloth Mask: All Your COVID Masking Questions, Answered

With a more contagious variant in the U.S. and updated CDC masking guidelines, we take stock of the available science with immunologist Andrea Love and public-health expert Jessica Steier, of the Unbiased Science podcast.

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