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Uber Fired This Philly Man Over a Crime He Committed in the 1980s

We hear a lot these days about how hard it is for someone leaving prison to reenter society and get a job. Well, it’s been […]

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Yes, Somebody Is Actually Making a South Philly Meatball Contest Documentary

The next edition of the South Philly Meatball Contest is happening this Saturday outside Taproom on 19th. There will be 25 contestants, including South Philly […]

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Hooray! Philly Is Finally Getting Its Long-Delayed Board Game Cafe

I don’t know about you, but I love board games. Not virtual board games that you play on your iPad. Hate those. I’m talking about […]


Report: Philly Has Some of the Most Annoying Neighbors In the Country

It seems like every day here at Philly Mag, we get some random study or report that is supposed to tell us something about our […]


Strange Revelations: The Philly Hate Preacher Who Wants to Save Your Soul

You wouldn’t exactly expect a fight to break out when you take your kids to Chestnut Hill’s immensely popular Harry Potter Festival. But when street […]


I Decided to Trust Philly Trick-or-Treaters. Here’s How That Went.

We’ve never handed out candy at our house in West Philly. Before we had kids, my wife and I would always hit the bars. And […]


Homeland Security Cops Looking for Man Seen on Rittenhouse Rooftops

There used to be a time when sneaking onto the roofs of tall buildings was just a fun teenage prank, something you’d do just to […]


Jogger Says No One Helped as Teens Attacked Her on Schuylkill River Trail

A South Philadelphia woman says she was attacked by a group of teens on the Schuylkill River Trail on Tuesday night — and that none […]


Kensington Fuming Over Developer’s Fake “Historical District”

There’s a new neighborhood in Philadelphia, kids! Parts of Kensington shall henceforth be known as Stonewall Heights. No, the name change wasn’t voted on by […]


This Woman Claims She Was Drugged at the Dolphin in August

It has been six months since we first told you about allegations of drugging at The Dolphin and about the resulting police investigation. All told, […]


Tesla Superchargers Are Coming to Philly

On Monday, while you were spending more than usual to fill up your gas-powered vehicle, electric automaker Tesla announced plans to bring its new super-fast […]


Has the Knockout Game Come to Fishtown?

When lifetime Fishtown resident Ted Wisniewski went out for drinks earlier this week, he was a sturdy, fun-loving 47-year-old union concrete mason. But now he’s […]


Neighbors Want This Philly Bar Shut Down Now

Plenty of bars in Philadelphia have bouncers. But not very many have armed security guards wearing bulletproof vests. During the day.


Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]


The Driver of This SUV Explains What the Hell Happened Here

Old City resident Monique Mason was on her way to a massage and peppermint foot treatment in South Philly earlier this week when her afternoon […]