City Life

I’m Tired of Black Leaders Being Brought in to Clean Up White People’s Messes

Mayor Kenney’s recent decision to promote Tumar Alexander to acting managing director continues an annoying pattern in which Black people are summoned in times of political desperation.

NextHealth PHL

Coronavirus Has Mutated Into a New, Potentially More Infectious Strain

City Life

A Eulogy for the Broad and Walnut Street Wawa


Eat Korean BBQ Outside at the Schulson Collective’s New Pop-Up Concept

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Gabriel Bryant
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like Ownership and Economic Justice

Gabriel Bryant on the need for the Black community to have ownership of all the systems and institutions that impact it.

Leslie D. Callahan
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Embrace Spiritual Diversity and Model Equity

Pastor Leslie D. Callahan on Philly as a hub of religious innovation and seeing Blackness as the gift and promise of Philadelphia.

Roberto Thornton
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Shouldn’t Be a Choice Between Facing Racism or Transphobia

Roberto Thornton on the need for Philadelphia to be welcoming of all.

rebecca rhynhart
City Life

Rebecca Rhynhart on Her Political Aspirations and the One Book Everyone Should Read

The City Controller talks about the game you can’t beat her at and the importance of leadership in a crisis.

City Life

Best Thing This Week: Ballard Spahr’s Racial Justice and Equality Initiative

The Philly firm will put the power of its 250-person litigation team to work for racial justice … for free

City Life

Indoor Dining Still Not Coming Back Yet, Says Farley

We can’t say we’re all that disappointed by the news. Plus: Parents don’t want to send their kids back to Philly public schools, and why a convicted Abscam politician has caught the attention of the feds yet again.


Philadelphia Coronavirus News

Philadelphia Coronavirus News

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

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Be Well Philly

5 Shaded Walks to Get Away From Philly’s Summer Heat

Staying inside isn’t the only option to enjoy the dog days of summer.

City Life

We Sat Through (Most of) the Art Commission’s Five-Hour Columbus Statue Zoom Call

Competing sets of facts, allegations of survey fraud, and testimony from no fewer than two disgraced Philly politicians.

City Life

City Council Eyes a New Homelessness Solution: Tiny Homes

Plus: The cops fired for racist Facebook posts can’t even file a lawsuit protesting their termination without being racist.


The Delaware River Will Be Home to Three New Open Air Restaurants

Race Street Pier, Cherry Street Pier and Spruce Street Harbor Park are now host to three new open-air concepts from FCM Hospitality.

Life & Style

Yowie Is Expanding With a One-of-a-Kind Space for Creatives to Shop, Work and Stay

The brand, helmed by Shannon Maldonado, is fund-raising for the first co-working space of its kind, complete with a test kitchen, a storefront and a boutique hotel.

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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.

Philadelphia coronavirus wedding
Philadelphia Wedding

This Coronavirus Wedding Is Filled With Great Ideas to Steal

The couple did a digital countdown, polls, videos, Q&As and live-streamed their ceremony.

Be Well Philly

6 Places to Find Canoes, Kayaks, and Pedal Boats Around Philadelphia

Here’s to a season spent on the water.


Six Boozy Frozen Drinks To Get You Through This Heat Wave and the Rest of the Summer

We don’t need to tell you that it’s hot, but we do need to tell you where to get the frosty cocktails that will make you forget all about the heat.

City Life

Driving on the Turnpike Is Going to Get Much More Expensive (For Some)

Plus: Attorney General Josh Shapiro has threats of his own for the federal government, and Citizens Bank Park is opening back up to the public … for concerts.

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