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City Life

Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election

A pandemic is not an excuse to skip voting. These are the five options — including by mail and in person methods — that you have to get your ballot in.


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Foobooz

Chef Omar Tate’s Plans for Philly Go Well Beyond Food

Be Well Philly

This Local Doctor Wants to Make Healthcare More Accessible

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City Life

City Council’s Curtis Jones Jr. Talks Dangerous Missions, Closing Prisons and His Green Thumb

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Foobooz

Lay’s New Geno’s Cheesesteak Potato Chips Are the Snack We Never Asked For

Lay’s just released a limited run of a cheesesteak-flavored potato chips modeled after Geno’s famous steaks.

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The CHOP Spinout Reducing Medication Errors and Waste

Bainbridge Health is using data to identify trends in critical care medication use for COVID-19 patients and prevent drug shortages during the pandemic.

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City Life

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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Foobooz

High Street on Market is Closing … Kinda

After more than 7 years in Old City, High Street on Market will close its doors. The restaurant group says they are looking for a new location.

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Philadelphia Wedding

You Need These Charitably Focused Massage Candles for Your Micro-Wedding Favors

The Black-owned, community-minded self-care business launched amid the pandemic.

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City Life

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.


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Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Keep up with the news surrounding the coronavirus outbreak in Philadelphia.

Keir Bradford-Grey
City Life

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.

Megan Malachi
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like the Abolition of White Supremacy

Megan Malachi on the need to disband the police, institute community-led models of public safety and pay reparations.

Cathy Harris
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Feature Public Art That Reflects the Community

Cathy Harris of Mural Arts on the importance of empowering Black artists and giving people a say in how they are represented.

Jordan A. Harris
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like Real Policy Change

State Rep. Jordan Harris on channeling the energy of Black Lives Matter protests into a collaborative political wave.

Erica Wilkins
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Be Empowered and Equipped to Heal

Erica Wilkins on the importance of training therapists to treat the wounds of racial trauma.

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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

Local health experts help us determine what’s true and what’s false about COVID-19.

Gabriel Bryant
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like Ownership and Economic Justice

Gabriel Bryant on the need for the Black community to have ownership of all the systems and institutions that impact it.

Leslie D. Callahan
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Embrace Spiritual Diversity and Model Equity

Pastor Leslie D. Callahan on Philly as a hub of religious innovation and seeing Blackness as the gift and promise of Philadelphia.

Roberto Thornton
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Shouldn’t Be a Choice Between Facing Racism or Transphobia

Roberto Thornton on the need for Philadelphia to be welcoming of all.

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City Life

Rebecca Rhynhart on Her Political Aspirations and the One Book Everyone Should Read

The City Controller talks about the game you can’t beat her at and the importance of leadership in a crisis.

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