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Philly Needs More Surveillance Cameras. Now.

Of all the life-changing revelations I’ve experienced since becoming a parent (translation: someone whose date nights routinely revolve around streaming television), one of the greatest […]

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The Case for Philly Statehood

Back in July, as the world was reeling from the U.K.’s Brexit vote, Harper Polling asked Pennsylvanians which part of the state they’d like to […]


Why Philly’s Dropping Rents Are Great for Retaining Talented Millennials

Although Philadelphia is going through an obvious real estate boom, with cranes in the air throughout downtown and luxury homes sprouting up in previously unlikely neighborhoods, it’s […]


Friday City Reads

Local Reads: “Darrell Clarke wants to restructure the government. Does anybody else?” City Council President Darrell Clarke is hoping to push through legislation soon that would […]

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Amazing Vintage Videos Chronicle Philadelphia As Far Back as the 1940s

After you’re done debating whether to go with the “Amaro” or “Sierra” filter on your next #tbt post, we’ve got some ultimate throwback footage for you […]

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Week in Review: Guns, Kittens, and Baseball

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time to catch up on all the stuff you missed at Here were some of our favorite pieces […]

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The Millennial Revolution: We’re Committed to the City

It’s 9 p.m. on a Saturday night, and my boyfriend and I are driving toward the Philadelphia skyline. We’ve had a lovely evening visiting friends […]

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Philly Still Leads Country in Smartphone Thefts

NBC 10 reports on a study from mobile security firm Lockout, which re-affirms that Philadelphia is just a lousy place to hang onto your smartphone. […]