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Opinion

Not Enthusiastic About Voting for Either Larry Krasner or Carlos Vega? You’re Not Alone.

Both campaigns reveal what happens when polarizing politics negate the legitimate concerns of voters.


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News

Former Yards Brewing Company Manager Claims She Was Fired for Getting Pregnant

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News

Bee Swarms Keep Popping Up in Philadelphia. Here’s What to Do If You Spot One

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Longform

The Bizarre, Infuriating Story of Philly Fighting COVID’s Meteoric Rise and Swift Fall

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Opinion

Black Americans Don’t Trust the COVID Vaccine. It’s Up to Doctors to Change That.

Generations of deception and neglect mean the U.S. health system has a lot of catching up to do when it comes to Black patient trust. With the coronavirus, there’s no time to lose.

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News

Delco Dad’s Christmas Lights Map App Goes National

Alas, success comes with its share of issues.

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Opinion

2020 Even Ruined Snow Days. Great.

They were one of childhood’s most treasured rituals. Oh well.

News

Here Comes the Snow! Philly Area Prepares for First Big Snowfall in a Really Long Time

Parts of the region could see up to a foot, though there’s still a bit of uncertainty in the forecast.

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News

15-Year-Old Montco Girl Somehow Makes the Perfect Christmas Song for 2020

“I’ve never experienced anything like this,” said singer-songwriter WALLIS on Thursday night as her single “Lonely Christmas” breached 100,000 YouTube views.

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News

Conde Nast Traveler Names Philadelphia a Top Destination on 2021 “Gold List”

The magazine listed Philly as one of the eight best destinations in the whole wide world, along with places like Rome and St. Barts.


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.


Opinion

Let’s Talk About the Economic Reason “Defund the Police” May Be a Hard Sell in Philadelphia

The call to reduce police power in major cities like Philly is necessary — but those who still depend on the salaries, pensions and benefits associated with the troubled institution can’t see a viable future without it.

Philadelphia actor Terry Brennan performs as Philly Santa, who is one of the Santas for hire in Philadelphia during COVID
News

How Philadelphia-Area Santas Are Dealing With a COVID Christmas

From tire juggling to playing Santa behind a plastic wall, five performers tell us how they’ve adapted their Christmastime acts.

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News

A Philly-Area Dad Just Built an App That Lets You Find Houses With Awesome Holiday Lights

“It’s just a way for people to show off a little during these dark times,” says Father-of-the-Year candidate Mike Kane. “And for others to find joy.”

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Q&A

End of an Era: Hurricane Schwartz Abandons Long-Range Winter Forecasts

The meteorologist who brought total winter snow predictions to Philadelphia 23 years ago explains why climate change is forcing him to retire them.

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News

Yes, You Can Get the City to Cover Your Car’s Pothole Damage

This and four other takeaways from our conversation with Philadelphia streets commissioner Carlton Williams.

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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.


Opinion

Best Thing: Patti LaBelle Gushes About Philly in the New York Times

Our Queen of Soul gets the royal treatment, and she heaps praise on her hometown.

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News

Comcast Exec Accused of Cyberstalking a Woman Who Worked for Him

Cathy Beazley alleges things got scary after she repeatedly rebuffed the advances of Michael DelCiello, a senior vice president at the corporation.

News

Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, 70-Degree Days: Is This the New Fall in Philly?

We’ve assembled a panel of climate experts and they tell us that basically, regrettably, the answer is: yes.

sean schellenger and michael white, the man who killed him, who are both the subject of a new documentary by tigre hill
News

Tigre Hill’s New Documentary Delves Into Sean Schellenger Killing

The West Philly filmmaker interviewed the family of the developer as well as Michael White, the man who stabbed him to death in Rittenhouse Square in 2018.

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