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Inside Philadelphia’s New Innovation Festival

Philadelphia is getting a new citywide special — spoiler: it does not include a PBR. This week, city leaders announced B.PHL, Philadelphia’s first citywide innovation […]

Property

Jawdropper of the Week: An Electrifying Old City Spectacle

Tucked away on one of those little alleys that help give Old City its character is a home with a connection to Philadelphia’s most famous […]

Benjamin Franklin - One Liberty Observation Deck
City

PHOTOS: First Look at the One Liberty Observation Deck

Philadelphians are going to get to see their city in a new way at the end of the week: From the sky. Eight hundred-and-eighty-three feet […]

City

Six People Have Been Caught Urinating On A Ben Franklin Statue This Semester

Like all old, rich colleges, the University of Pennsylvania has a ton of stupid traditions. Many of them are steeped in history — the day […]

Things to Do

Ben Franklin, Phillie Phanatic and Other Philly Characters Come Together for Fellow Entertainer With Cancer

Professional actor Billy Edwards has spent the past 15 years entertaining Philadelphia as some of the city’s most beloved figures. He has worked as a […]

City Life

Philadelphians Who Deserve Murals Instead of Kurt Vile

On Saturday, a Philadelphian decided to buff the Kurt Vile mural, causing shrieks of horror from hip Philadelphians and a Philadelphia public art meme. People […]