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City Life

The Battle Over the Frank Rizzo Statue Heads to Federal Court

If you thought that particular fight was over, think again.

City Life

Karens Are Dangerous. We Need to Cancel Karen Culture Now

Be Well Philly

A Philly Therapist Wrote a Children’s Book about COVID-19


Six Takeout Options Perfect for a Delicious, Socially-Distant Fourth of July

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City Life

Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City Over Tear Gas and Other Incidents

“Police and other officials need to be held accountable for these military-style assaults,” says Center City lawyer Paul Hetznecker.

Be Well Philly

19 Bike Trails Around Philadelphia That You Need to Try

Fresh air, sunshine and open trails sounds pretty good right about now.

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Philadelphia Wedding

12 Philly-Area Outdoor Wedding Venues That Bring a Breath of Fresh Air to Your Big Day

Many are updating their policies to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.

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NextUp: The Local Company Unlocking the Mysteries of Brain Disease

Annovis Bio is developing new methods to treat neurodegenerative disorders and brain injuries caused by viral infections like the coronavirus, COVID19.

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City Life

How the Coronavirus Shutdown Rekindled Our Appreciation of Friendship

One of the many things quarantine revealed to us is what deeply social creatures we are — exactly how much we crave interaction with people who aren’t linked to us by blood or law.

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City Life

Six Ways to Be a Good Friend for Life

After years of nurturing budding friendships, a Philly preschool teacher shares the secrets to making them last.


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Philadelphia Coronavirus News

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

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City Life

Six Ways to Make New Friends in Philly in 2020

Lots of in-person social engagements remain canceled, but there are still plenty of ways to connect with people who share similar interests.

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Life & Style

What 14 Creative Philadelphians Wore During Quarantine

Fashionable Philadelphians share their at-home style via self-portraits.

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City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Zoo Goes Greener

A rain garden in the parking lot? You bet — and more!


City Life

Yesterday’s Police Press Conference Wasn’t Accountability. It Was Crisis P.R.

There was already ample video evidence that proved the police narrative about what happened during the I-676 tear-gassing was untrue. It took a report from the New York Times for city officials to admit it.

City Life

Mayor Jim Kenney Should Resign After the City’s Gross Violation of Civil Rights

Kenney has proven throughout his tenure that he is ill-equipped to address the racial inequities impacting Philadelphia. But now, after he was forced to admit the city’s wrongdoing in tear-gassing its citizens, there should be zero confidence in his leadership.

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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.

Be Well Philly

5 Healthy Things to Do from Home in Philly This Weekend

From outdoor exercise to in-studio workouts, check out these five fitness opportunities happening virtually and IRL this weekend.

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Philadelphia Wedding

21 Philadelphia-Area Bridal Hair and Makeup Pros You Need to Know

Many have already updated their services for COVID-19 health and safety standards.


This Middle Child and Villa Di Roma Collaboration Is Giving Me Much-Needed Pre-COVID Vibes

As restaurants return, one of the best parts of Philly’s food scene returns with it: chef collaborations and spur-of-the-moment pop-ups.

City Life

As Philly Coronavirus Cases Decrease, a Related Danger Emerges: Heat Exposure

Thousands of Philadelphians have already lost their jobs due to the virus. Now, in what forecasters say will be an extremely hot summer, many are at risk of having their electricity shut off.

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