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But one board member is publicly calling for Alonso’s resignation after her appearance at a counter demonstration to a Black Lives Matter protest in Delco.
Intubated and Unconscious: My Battle With COVID-19
Robert Calandra spent 13 days on a ventilator and lost 27 pounds in his fight with the coronavirus. But he came out the other side with a newfound clarity.
Philly Just Canceled Its Live Fourth of July Fireworks Show
Instead, the entirety of Wawa Welcome America will go virtual.
Dear COVID Quitters, We Couldn’t Have Gotten This So Wrong Without You
As the pandemic death toll tops 122,000 in America — that’s 40 9/11’s — people are still fighting for the freedom to make it worse.
Yes, Defund the Police, But Here Are More Ways to Abolish Cop Culture
Incremental changes have begun to tear at the fabric of policing in America. Yet there are many ways we continue to glorify this troubled institution.
Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke on How to Call Your Family Wiffle Ball Game Like a Pro
Miss watching the Phils play? Add some drama to your next game with these tips.
Best Thing This Week: Malcolm Jenkins’s New Gig
Here’s to a warrior on and off the field.
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
Eastern State Just Canceled This Year’s Terror Behind the Walls
The roughly 200-year-old prison-turned-historical-and-educational-site will also lay off 40 percent of its staff.
Dear Bob Brady: Your Time Is Up
That’s the message that ward leader Brian Eddis just delivered to the former U.S. congressman, who has been the head of Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee since way back in 1986.
City Threatens to Shut Down Restaurants Where Outdoor Dining Rules Aren’t Being Followed
Residents have filed complaints against Porcini in Rittenhouse Square and Oregon Steaks in South Philly, among other restaurants.
Philly Mag Editor Announces He’ll Leave at the End of the Summer
Tom McGrath told staffers that the September issue will be his final one.
Feds Charge Man With Threatening Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
The FBI says that the man admitted to investigators that he had “crossed the line.”
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
Those Assault Rifles Down at the Columbus Statue May Be Perfectly Legal
Plus: George Bochetto takes the city to court over the monument. And a court official gets fired after a caught-on-camera tirade.
Men Break Out Guns, Bats and Hatchets to “Protect” South Philly’s Christopher Columbus Statue
Meanwhile, the Christopher Columbus statue just over the bridge in Camden, New Jersey has been removed.
White People, Please Stop Declaring Yourself Allies
Here’s why I’m troubled by the resurgence of ally culture: You don’t get a badge of honor for helping to dismantle the racist system you’re complicit in.
David Magerman’s Big Plan to Burn Down the Internet
Like a lot of people, Main Line multimillionaire David Magerman believes Google, Facebook and other tech giants are using our private data to manipulate the world. Unlike a lot of people, he’s come up with a radical plan to fight back.