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A Different Drummer

Just days after Benedict XVI took his place in the Pope-mobile, Ahmir Thompson sits in his dressing room, grappling with temptation of -near Biblical proportions. […]

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The Jock and the Madman

Red Colt fascinated Adam Bruckner from the moment they first met. Bruckner handed him a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. “Why, thank you, Adam,” Red […]

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Where’s Donald?

Donald Trump is invading Philadelphia—or, at least, his brand is. By the law that holds that you don’t really exist in Philadelphia if a ward […]

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The Great Philadelphia Families

Think of what Mark Twain said: “In Boston, they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, […]

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Jeremy Nowak’s Vision for a New Philadelphia

The lobby of the William Penn Foundation, on the 11th floor of a skyscraper two blocks north of Market Street, is a quiet place. It […]

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The Smartest People in Philadelphia

The Smartest People in Philadelphia Technology   Vijay Kumar Robot Designer  Just when you thought Apple had cornered the market on cool gadgets, along comes […]

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Rob Thomson’s Wild Ride

The line for dinner service at the St. Francis Inn in Kensington started forming just before 5 p.m., with folks traveling from across the neighborhood […]

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One Moment From John Fetterman’s Past Could Derail His Senate Bid

It’s the Ides of March, a date that lives in infamy, the day that Julius Caesar was betrayed and butchered by members of the Roman […]

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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 […]

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Science and Religion Have Never Been More at Odds. Can Conshohocken’s Templeton Foundation Bridge the Divide?

One would think claims of performing miracles would have a bit more resonance. After all, billions of people today hinge their religious faith on Jesus […]

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Help Me, Doctor! I’m a Philly Sports Fan

Back in May, as the Sixers were a few games away from snagging the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference, sportswriter John Gonzalez took […]

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How This Philly Occupational Therapist Is Pursuing Wellness While Social Distancing

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 […]

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Amy Gutmann Is Brilliant, Boring, Inclusive, Safe, Distant, Warm, and Able to Stand on Her Head.

One afternoon in early December, Amy Gutmann, dressed in a puffy blue coat, exits her office and traverses Locust Walk to her next appointment, a […]

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Squires: The Last Boys’ Club

He never said it in so many words, but here’s something I learned from my dad when I was a kid: Act like you own […]


Is Curalate Philly’s Most Successful Start Up?

PART I In which Apu Gupta models a bra on his birthday Consider the photo Apu Gupta snapped of himself one day last summer on […]