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Has America Lost its Bravery?

Scientists say that the blue light our iPhones and iPads emit as we stare into them at bedtime suppresses melatonin, the hormone that controls sleep […]


Welcome to Cellicon Valley?

In the conference room of a spacious loft office near 30th Street Station, Usman “Oz” Azam and Michael Christiano huddle for a meeting. They’re CEO […]

City Life

One Man, 50 Cheesesteaks

Among the scores of Best of Philly winners, perhaps the most coveted title is “Best Cheesesteak.” For better or worse, the cheesesteak is inexorably linked […]

City Life

Can the Committee of Seventy Clean Up Philadelphia Politics?

  It’s Election Day in Philadelphia, and Zack Stalberg—the CEO of the Committee of Seventy, the city elections watchdog—has nothing but time on his hands. […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Greenhouse and Garden Wedding Venues Around Philly

It’s not exactly typical to think of Philadelphia as boasting a plethora of gardens and green spaces — but as it turns out, pretty foliage […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, December 8 Andrea Bocelli @ Wells Fargo Center The celebrated Italian tenor performs with the Philly Pops and conductor Eugene Kohn. Expect traditional classical/pop […]

City Life

Philly Media Giant Entercom Is Doubling Down on the Future of Radio

Like any smart CEO, David Field knows that you lead with the good news and try to hum a happy tune over the bad, especially […]

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City Life

Inside Philly’s Stealth Hunts to Take Out Deer and Protect Our Parks

During the long, cold nights from December to March, highly trained individuals enter Philadelphia’s most popular parks armed with state-of-the-art tools and shoot-to-kill orders. It’s […]

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The No-B.S. Guide to Philadelphia-Area Women Running for Congress

This post has been updated to reflect both State Rep. Mary Jo Daley’s and Shelly Chauncey’s decisions to drop out of the race in the […]

Breast Health Champions

Breast Health Champions Learn all about the 2018 American Cancer Society Breast Health Champions and how they are revolutionizing the way we think and care […]

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John and Bonnie Raines: The Whistleblowers Whose 1971 FBI Raid Anticipated Edward Snowden

John Raines sat in the family station wagon, parked in a dark lot on the Swarthmore campus, waiting to see if his wife would return […]

City Life

It’s Easy Being Green: How to Go Green

You don’t have to spend millions, or tear down your house, or pack up your Energy Star fridge and move to San Fran. Greening up […]

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Joseph A. Rigotti

IT ONLY TOOK a few dimes to get the old-timers angry. When cousins Bill and Emilio Mignucci took over the narrow and jam-packed Di Bruno […]

Be Well Philly

This Physician Assistant Begins Each Morning Feeding Her Chickens

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each […]

Be Well Philly

I Prep 30 Healthy Meals on Sundays: A Week in the Life of a Fitness Blogger

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to live a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each […]