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The Last Days of Bill Conlin

A year and a half ago, I flew down to Largo, Florida, and knocked on Bill Conlin’s door. It was early evening, and I couldn’t […]

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La Dolce (& Gabbana) Vita

Linda Chodorow is frowning at an $880 Yves St. Laurent camel-and-red silk top, which in size 38 is not sitting exactly the way it should […]

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Shooting Up in Suburbia

“Mom, I’m sick. I have a stomachache.” Not today. Please, not today. In her sunlit kitchen, Tina swallows down a wave of nausea, tries for […]

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Who is the Boy in the Box? (Part One)

An old man sits on an aqua couch in a pink room. soon he will visit a little boy’s grave. But first he leafs through […]

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Why Do We Care So Much?

Paul Campise is 76 years old, a retired court reporter who lives on Main Street in Moorestown, with a summer place on Long Beach Island. […]

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A.C. Now: Nightlife

A.C. has always been a beacon for the late-late crowd — but now there’s reason to come to town both to get the party started […]

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Mystery: Trashed

TINY TULLYTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, population 2,090, sits on the banks of the Delaware River, 25 miles from Philadelphia. It’s an old, modest town to which the […]

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Searching for Richardson Dilworth

HE LOVED THE city when it took an act of profound imagination to love it, when it was grimy, when it stank, when you could […]

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What Really Happened Inside 121 Greycourt Road?

The police called it "the slashing job." The call came in at 5:18 p.m. on September 12, 2009. Ten-year-old Anthony DiAndrea had been playing with […]

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Look Out, Philly. Lisa DePaulo Is Back

My first night back in town, I went to the Starbucks next door — why is there always a Starbucks next door? — and a […]