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Ad Campaign Targets “Street Harassment” of Women

You’ll be seeing these posters a lot on your SEPTA trips for the next few months:

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I’m Agnostic, and I’m Hoping Pope Francis Comes to Philadelphia

Let’s get something straight: I know the Pope is Catholic. This means a few things: I never expect him to adopt the conventional American Liberal […]

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Six Design Ideas SEPTA Should Steal Now

A recent article on The Atlantic Cities website made a point that is at once obvious and rarely made: Good design and strong imagery can attract […]

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Exposed: Philly’s Big Banana Peel Problem

“When I’m walking with friends, they tell me it’s a little awkward for them,” says Frank Danay. “They’re the ones standing next to the guy […]

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Philly’s Population Still Rising, But Barely

The Daily News reports that Philly’s population is still growing — fueled by babies and immigrants — but that the rise is barely staying ahead […]

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Hundreds of Cats Being Removed from North Philly Home

Fox 29 reports: “The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says it’s investigating a hoarding case in North Philadelphia that involves hundreds […]

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The ZooBalloon Will Return … to Say Farewell

https://twitter.com/AnnieMMcCormick/status/447087493297352705 The ZooBalloon is returning … but just for one more season.

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Is “Hon” the New “Ma’am”?

“How many do you have, hon?” the sales associate at the Express in Liberty Place asked me last week. The week before that, a young […]

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Cockroach-Filled Philly Home Featured on TLC Show

Uh-oh:

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Is Philly Ready to Host the World?

KYW reports that with Pope Francis likely to visit and the 2016 Democratic National Convention a real possibility, members of the City Council want to […]

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Philly’s Snowiest Half-Decade, Ever

FiveThirtyEight writer Matt Lanza says this was one of the most miserable winters on record—and that Philly, in particular, has experienced a rather extraordinary half-decade […]

An employee of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority raises his fist in the air, Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, while entering a SEPTA bus depot in north Philadelphia. | AP Photo, Joseph Kaczmarek
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SEPTA Plans for Midnight Strike

UPDATE 1:55 pm: 6ABC says a strike unlikely tonight: A union source told Action News’ David Henry that despite the skipped bargaining session Friday morning, […]

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Daily News Reader Not a Fan of “Jawn”

Philly’s Twittersphere is having a good time with this voicemail left for Daily News reporter William Bender: Best voicemail EVER left for @wbender99 https://t.co/SJNtBWIAzE #Philly […]

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Bike Lanes Are Coming to … Washington Avenue?

PlanPhilly reports that Washington Avenue, the major east-west thoroughfare in South Philly, will be repainted with bike lanes—an effort to reduce deaths and injuries where […]

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Philly Tech Week to Feature World’s Biggest Tetris Game

Remember last year’s giant game of Pong on the side of the Cira Centre? Philly Tech Week organizers are replicating the feat again this year, […]