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Nutter, Clarke Spar Over Death of PGW Privatization Deal

Despite some glimmers of last-minute hope a few weeks ago and Doug Oliver’s endorsement of a sale earlier this week, Mayor Michael Nutter’s proposed deal […]

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Tierney and the Teamsters? God Help Us

Webster’s defines greed as “a selfish and excessive desire for more of something than is needed.” But there should be another entry: Teamsters Local 628. […]

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WATCH: Bill Clinton Spars With Protesters in Philly Over 1994 Crime Bill

Erica Mines said she didn’t plan on shouting at Bill Clinton on Thursday afternoon. Mines attended a rally for Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign, but she’s […]

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Electricians Union Spent $32,585 on Massages, $7,033 at Coach, and $81,063 at Clementon Park

Each year, labor unions of a certain size are required to file annual reports with the United States Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards. […]

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There Were Some People Who Were Ready for Hillary Last Night

By now you may have heard that a coalition of Hillary Clinton die-hards has created a Super PAC called Ready for Hillary. This fundraising behemoth […]

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THEATER REVIEW: In The Ballad of Trayvon Martin at New Freedom Theatre, History Looks All Too Current

It’s been a number of years since I attended Freedom Theatre, and I’m happy to return as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. The company, now […]

philadelphia police using tear gas on protesters, who are filing a lawsuit over the use of tear gas
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Here’s the Scathing Investigative Report on the City’s Response to Civil Unrest in 2020

Nearly eight months after police tear gassed protesters on I-676 and in West Philadelphia, City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart has released a positively blistering investigative report […]

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The Last Days of the Philadelphia Lawyer: The Firms

Legal-world insiders give their views on the 10 largest Philly-based firms Firm: Morgan Lewis & Bockius2007 Am Law rank: 12Gross revenue: $922mProfits per partner: $1.24mLawyers: […]


Here’s What Philly Has Planned for SXSW 2018

SXSW 2018 kicks off in just two weeks on March 9, and Philly will have another big opportunity to show the country what it has […]

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Department: David Urban: The Patriot

DAVID URBAN has one goal today: Run out the clock. It shouldn’t be hard. The lame-duck session of the 111th Congress is already awash in […]

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Prominent Real Estate Developer Shawn Bullard Wins Lawsuit Against Woman Who Accused Him of Rape

A Philadelphia jury Wednesday ordered a woman to pay $250,000 to real estate developer Shawn Bullard for having defamed him when she accused him of […]

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Rendell’s Legacy: High Taxes, Low Ratings And Clenched Teeth

It was a December night, late ’90s. My entire family was in downtown Philadelphia taking in the Christmas attractions. One of our traditions was marveling […]

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The Divorce Posse

IT’S HARD TO be a Rittenhouse Square divorcée. Take the broken garage door that one of this sleek breed was recently dealing with, in between […]

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Um, Chris? Let’s talk

I could spend most of my day dissecting Chris Freind’s morning blog post, which, if I may, can be fairly summed as follows: Taxes bad, […]


Thank You, Philadelphia. We Amplified Philly.

Less than two weeks ago, a group of Philadelphians — representing more than 40 different companies and organizations — packed their bags, boarded planes and […]