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Joe Sestak Profile: Run, Joe, Run

So here’s Joe Sestak, age 57, running his skinny butt off — I mean sprinting, literally booking it down the Ben Franklin Parkway, me and […]

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Atlantic City’s Last, Last, Last, Last, Last, Last Chance

PANIC SEIZED ME twice on my last trip to Atlantic City. The first occasion: I’m in the fifth-floor bar of the Chelsea Hotel at happy […]

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The Amazingly Boring Rise of Tom Corbett

Governor Tom Corbett is basking in the bounty and goodness of the great state of Pennsylvania on a pleasantly warm late-summer evening at the Grange […]

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It’s a Wawa World

JEREMY PLAUCHE IS A burly, rowdy-looking guy — six feet, maybe 300 pounds, with the bold facial hair of a modern 24-year-old — but he […]

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The Lost Accord

IT WAS LIKE no other labor dispute Philadelphia had ever seen. World-renowned cellists and harpists with placards picketing in front of the Philadelphia Orchestra Association […]

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Why, 30 Years Later, the World Still Loves Boyz II Men

The music business was an entirely different monster when Boyz II Men dropped their first record back in 1991. It was a time of giant, […]

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100 Ways to Experience Philadelphia Right Now — Without Leaving Home

Miss your city? We compiled a list of activities you can do from home to bring the spirit of Philadelphia to you without having to […]

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The Philadelphian’s 13-Step Guide to the Best Holiday Ever

Sure, there are some people who’ve been listening to Christmas music since October. For the rest of us, the holidays signal endless to-do lists, the […]

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Sing, Bake, Slay, Repeat: How Patti LaBelle Conquered the World. Again.

There aren’t many people at Capital Grille — three, maybe four tables’ worth — but it’s enough to make an entrance. As the maître d’ […]

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Is This Kid About to Be a Star?

The guys who made Gnarls Barkley into the hottest musical act of 2006 think they can work the same marketing magic on an unknown 22-year-old […]

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35 Concerts You Can’t Miss This Fall in Philly

The papal madness with all its barricades, Port A Potties and security pat-downs is behind us now, so let’s plan some fall fun. We’ve put […]

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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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The Ghosts of Broad Street

The Big B was at least five stories high, ruby by day, aglow at night, so you could see it from miles away, bright and […]

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Lew Blum, the Tow-Truck King Philly Loves to Hate, Needs a Hug

Up until September 22, 2015, it was Lew Blum’s world; we just parked in it. From behind the steel-reinforced walls of his fortified bunker in […]

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The Charges Against District Attorney Seth Williams

“You’ve got me fucking all the women in the office.” Those are close to the first words out of Seth Williams’s mouth when I meet […]