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Acme Was Once the Dominant Supermarket in Philly. What Went Wrong?

Acme president Jim Perkins, a 55-year-old man with a retired football player’s bulk, steamrolls through his flagship Paoli store, past the bank, the Starbucks, the […]

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Power Brokers: Inside the Lives (and Homes) of Philly’s Million-Dollar Real Estate Agents

Jules is … betwixt. A word about Jules: He’s rich. You have to be to get a showing at the Ayer, the 1929 luxury condo […]

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How Paul Levy Created Center City

The smell. what could he do about the smell? It was 1989, and Ron Rubin, the developer and quintessential Philadelphia power player, was lobbying Tiffany […]

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The Matchup: Eagles Vs. Raiders

Editor’s Note: This feature will post every Friday. We’ll bring you nuggets from the locker room, scouting reports on the upcoming game, reader e-mail and […]

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The Madness of John Chaney

HOW YOU START IS HOW YOU FINISH. The old man loves little sayings that capture the whole deal, and he sprinkles them through practice on […]

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Exclusive: Andy and Tammy Reid Speak Out About Their Sons Garrett and Britt

On January 30th, 2007, Garrett and Britt Reid, the two oldest sons of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid and his wife Tammy, were arrested in […]

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Governor Comeback

Ed Rendell was dead in the water five months ago. Now it appears he’s a shoo-in to get reelected, and there are whispers about a […]

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20-Something Invasion

The Center City civic leaders and business elite who talk apocalyptically about Philadelphia's brain drain might feel differently about the matter had they left their […]

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Ron Rubin Was Here

IT’S A FINE spring morning at 8th and Market, and nobody knows who Ron Rubin is. This is a little much to ask, at 8 […]

The 76 Most Influential People in Philadelphia Right Now-2021

There are two types of influence in Philadelphia. ¶ There are the people who have worked their way to the top of their fields, who […]

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Your No-B.S. Guide to Philly’s 2019 General Election

At the polls on Tuesday, you’ll have the opportunity to vote for mayor, City Council seats, city commissioner and more. Mayor Jim Kenney is up for reelection, facing […]

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Philly’s Housing Encampments of 2020 Led to a Nationally Celebrated Deal. Then It All Began to Unravel

Edwin Jones spent many of his days riding the El as it hummed over Philadelphia and his nights sleeping in 30th Street Station. Jones, who […]

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Meet the D.A. Candidate Who’s Defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy in Court

When Larry Krasner kicked off his campaign for district attorney in downtown Philadelphia in early February, more than a dozen political activists stood behind him. There […]

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Can This Charismatic Pastor Rally Philly Around Its Most Intractable Problem?

Almost four years ago, I met Bill Golderer for the first time, and like many people who meet Bill Golderer, I felt moved. I can’t […]


The Joy of Burning It All Down: Alexandra Holt’s Insurgent Experiment in Fine Dining

Retirement Planning (2 days after dinner service) On the phone, chef Alexandra Holt and I are talking about the future. For the 24-seat BYO named […]