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Your Unofficial SEPTA Etiquette Guide

Last year, we gave you a Reddit roundup of the best SEPTA etiquette tips out there. (Example: “stop eating Mcdonalds when I’m hammered and hungry.”) […]

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Is After-Midnight Service Returning to SEPTA Subways?

This week we told you about Conrad Benner’s petition to have SEPTA’s Broad Street and Market-Frankford lines run 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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The New Google Maps: Philadelphia Edition

You’ll notice a bunch of new features about Google Maps today, which is officially rolling out its upgraded version. (Or you might not notice much, […]

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Interview: Can SEPTA Provide 24/7 Subway Service?

Conrad Benner is probably best known to the Philadelphia public as the man behind Streets Dept, a funky photo blog that chronicles the city in […]

Utility trench or Pothole at 18th and walnut rittenhouse
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Welcome to Pothole Hell, Philadelphia

Now that this brutal winter has had its way with us — and I’m just going to pretend that there’s not an entire month of […]

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PHOTO: This CVS Truck Driver Is Having a More Stressful Morning Than You

In case you’re wondering what the holdup is on 11th Street between Market and Chestnut, it is this CVS truck adding more chaos to your […]

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Philadelphia Trash Pickup Will Happen on Presidents Day

Monday may be a federal holiday, but the people who pick up your trash in Philadelphia don’t have the day off. Sanitation workers from the […]

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5 Philly Tumblrs You Should Be Following

As I recently discovered during an innocuous search for Thor GIFs, Tumblr can be a mind-altering place, populated by obsessive, combative Internet users who specialize […]

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Valentines Day: Time to Say #WhyILovePhilly

It’s Valentine’s Day, so once again the folks at Philly Love Notes are behind an effort to get everybody within reach of Twitter to tell […]

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Philly Ice Storm Taking A Toll on Trees and Roads of Chestnut Hill and Northern Suburbs

Phillymag.com correspondent Larry Mendte, who rounded up a bunch of Emmy nominations last night, is celebrating by pounding the icy pavement to document the toll the Philly […]

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End The Philadelphia Inferiority Complex Now!

I’d only lived in Philadelphia for about three years when The New York Times published the article everyone is still pissed about. Yes, the one […]

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A Hilarious and Ridiculously Accurate Map of Philadelphia

Remember the illustrated map Vogue tried to make about Philadelphia? You know, the one that got every single detail horribly wrong? Anyways, here’s one that gets […]

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Meet the “Hipsters of Philadelphia”

Ever wanted an illustrated breakdown of Philadelphia’s variegated, geographically distinct hipster species? Philadelphia designer Kate Otte has created one on her Tumblr.

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All of the Philly Bars I Went to In My 20s Have Closed

The end of Sugar Mom’s marked it: The bars of my youth are gone. The places I haunted as a 20-something are closed. Alfa, Sugar […]

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Can Someone Help James Dupree?
And Let’s Fix Eminent Domain
While We’re at It.

Would someone please help James Dupree already? For weeks I’ve been following his story.  Hopefully you know it by now.  In case you don’t, he’s […]