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Philly Today: City Leaders Can’t Even Do Road Closures Correctly

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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City Life

Philly Today: Strange Lights in the Sky, Eagles Wreck Wentz

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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City Life

Philly Today: PLCB Double Charges Many Customers Due to Glitch

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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City Life

Can a Sex Shop Just Open In Your Neighborhood Without Permission?

Northern Liberties has a lot going for it: great restaurants, beautiful houses, cool boutiques. And, well, a Target. One thing Northern Liberties does not currently […]

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City Life

It Happened Last Night: Thousands Took Over Logan Circle for Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia

Thursday night marked the 10th edition of Philly’s Dîner en Blanc, the annual event that toes (and perhaps crosses) the line between continental and cult-y. […]

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City Life

The Worst of Philly 2022: From Jawn Morgan to Pete Rose to Wawa Soft Pretzels

Now that we’ve given you enough time to properly digest the utterly extensive and unimpeachably awesome Best of Philly 2022, it’s time for a trip […]

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City Life

It’s Time to Legalize Backyard Chickens In Philly, and It May Finally Happen

In many American cities, if you want to keep chickens in your backyard, you can set up a coop and do your thing. But Philadelphia? […]

JJ Tiziou and companions on a walk around Philadelphia
City Life

This Man Is About to Walk the Entire Perimeter of Philly for the Ninth Time

On Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m., Philadelphia photographer JJ Tiziou will be joined by some number of people at the corner of 61st and Baltimore […]

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City Life

City Hacks: Everything You Need to Know About Those Evil Philly Potholes

No, “City Hacks” is not a reference to the elected officials and bureaucrats running (or trying to run) our city. It’s a new Philly Mag […]

an example of the type of immersive exhibit you'll find at the museum of illusions in philadelphia when it opens later this year
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A Museum of Illusions Is Opening in Old City, and No, It’s Not a Pop-Up

If you’re the type of person who loves Wonderspaces, Candytopia, and those other places that just scream out “Instagram me!,” you’ll be happy to know […]

a photo of a brood x cicada in washington d.c., a sight you'll be seeing as soon as there are cicadas in philadelphia, pennsylvania
City Life

Penn State Cicada Expert Says Brood X Should Emerge in Philly This Weekend

There’s been a lot of hype about Brood X cicadas in Philadelphia and elsewhere in Pennsylvania, but I haven’t seen one yet. So to find […]

City Life

South Philly’s Singing Fountain Might Get a Pretty Dramatic Makeover

If you’ve ever strolled down Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia, you’ve probably stumbled across the Singing Fountain. You would remember this, because while there are […]

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City Life

Dolly Parton Will Send Free Books to up to 2,000 Philly Kids Each Month

Dolly Parton is having a moment. A rather extended one, in fact. More than 54 years after she released her first album, the music icon […]

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City Life

You Can Pry My Shoveled Parking Spot From My Cold Ungloved Hands

This week’s snowstorm — and I use the word “snowstorm” without any air quotes or sarcasm for what was actually an impressive system worthy of […]

City Life

The Most “Philly” Photos and Videos from the Philly Victory Party

In recent years, Philadelphia has played host to a massive Eagles Super Bowl celebration. And then there was the huge Phillies World Series parade. But […]