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Why the SCOTUS Ruling on PA’s Mail-Ballot Deadline Is Both Good News and Extremely Ominous

The court declined to overturn the state Supreme Court, which means the state’s extended mail-in ballot deadline will stand. But with the vote split 4-4 and a new conservative justice set to join the court, there’s every indication that rulings like this will soon be things of the past.


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Q&A: Kamala Harris Explains How She and Joe Biden Will Address Philly’s Biggest Challenges

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Sorry, Marc Vetri, But Philly Isn’t Buying Your COVID Advice

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Controversial Deer Hunt Returns to Philly This Weekend

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philadelphia music venue chris' jazz cafe, which is reopening under a live streaming only model for the foreseeable future
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Center City Music Venue to Reopen This Weekend — Without a Live Audience

Philadelphia’s longest running jazz club pivots to a livestream only model for the foreseeable future.

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When Queer Eye Comes to a Town, Local Businesses Boom. But Things Are Different for Philly

Examining the Queer Eye bump in the wake of the pandemic and the protests.

Opinion

For African Americans and Jewish Americans, the Fight for Justice Is Inextricably Linked

In the wake of an anti-Semitic Facebook post by the head of the Philadelphia NAACP, a reminder that if we rally in support of social justice, we must rally in support of social justice for all.

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Wawa’s Newest Concept? A Store You’re Not Allowed to Enter

Yes, the convenience-store chain just announced the world’s first drive-thru-only Wawa.

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Philly Expat Becomes One Man Anti-Trump Army In Super Conservative Florida Retirement Community

“I haven’t seen so many middle fingers since I graduated from Cardinal Dougherty,” says the most hated man in The Villages.

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Don’t Look Now, But Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a Record

And, no, it’s not a good kind of record.


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.


Q&A

Who Was the Real Christopher Columbus?

The debate surrounding the statue in South Philly has lacked a key ingredient: factual coherence. So we enlisted Matthew Restall, a Penn State professor of Latin American history, to help us sort fact from fiction.

Opinion

What a College Trip to Israel Taught Me About Racism and Anti-Semitism

Recent controversies involving Black public figures and anti-Semitism show how a lack of intersectionality in combating such bigotry has furthered its vitriol.

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine, who just responded to some of the transphobia against her
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Rachel Levine Has Had Enough of Your Transphobic Bullshit

Plus: One of Larry Krasner’s biggest friends comes out against him.

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State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

But they’re not exactly issuing a lot of citations for COVID violations.

News

Metro Corp Announces Restructuring Plan

Changes prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Philly Mag Unveils New All-In-One Subscription Offering

The magazine’s “all-access” subscription will cost $4.99 per month

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Here’s the Latest On the Four Cop Cars Set On Fire In Philly Last Night

Plus: South Jersey gym owners finally arrested for illegal reopening. And so much for the start of MLB.

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8 Prominent Philadelphians on What Being Black in Philly Should Look Like

As the nation reckons with its racist past, we wanted to know what Philadelphia’s Black community would consider real, substantive progress and change.

Keir Bradford-Grey
Opinion

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Provide Opportunity and Safety for Our Children

Keir Bradford-Grey on the need for more investment in public schools and on how the justice system limits possibilities for youth in the Black community.

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