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Once the Quarantine Is Over, I’m Over These Philly Institutions

As we prepare to enter yet another month of self-quarantine that shows no sign of quickly ending, things are beginning to get ugly. This is […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: It Sounds Like Police Haven’t Handed Out a Single Ticket to Stay-at-Home Violators

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Police Pretty Sure They Haven’t Handed Out Any Tickets to Stay-at-Home Violators On Monday, we told you about […]

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Comcast Is Getting Into the Streaming TV Game With Peacock. Here’s Everything You Need to Know

At a time when many families are holed up at home due to an unprecedented global pandemic, the country’s demand for news and entertainment is […]

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Some Good Things That Happened in Philly This Week in Spite of Coronavirus

There’s been plenty of bad news in Philly (and everywhere) this week, thanks to the coronavirus. So we wanted to look around and see if […]

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From Layoffs to Bonuses: How Comcast, Penn, Wawa, Vanguard and More Are Dealing With Coronavirus

Two weeks ago (it feels like yesterday), we reached out to some of the Philadelphia area’s biggest employers to hear how they were coping amid […]

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How Penn, Comcast, Wawa and Vanguard Are Dealing With the Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread, we reached out to some of the Philadelphia area’s biggest employers to find out what they are doing to […]

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Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL, the citywide innovation festival that attracted thousands of attendees to more than 200 events in its inaugural year, is coming back this fall. This […]

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David L. Cohen Confirms He’s Cutting the Comcast Cord

Over the past three decades, few people in Philadelphia — elected officials or otherwise — have been more influential than David L. Cohen. From his […]


Top Chef-Themed Restaurant to Open in the Comcast Center

If you’ve always wanted to grab lunch inside an episode of Top Chef, you’re in luck. Bravo’s culinary competition, in partnership with Spectra, a food […]

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Win or Lose, Comcast Is on the Wrong Side of History in Supreme Court Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a $20 billion lawsuit filed against Comcast by Byron Allen, a Black former comedian turned entertainment […]

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I Love My Job: PhillyCAM’s Gretjen Clausing On Being David to Comcast’s Goliath

This month, Philadelphia public access cable station PhillyCAM celebrates ten years on the air, while PhillyCAM’s low-powered FM station turns three. We caught up with […]


I Love My Job: Philadelphia Fusion President Tucker Roberts

Philadelphia Fusion president Tucker Roberts is on a quest to solidify Philadelphia’s standing as a leading e-sports hub. Last week, Roberts — along with other […]

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A Comcast Exec Left This Philly Bartender a $1,000 Tip on a $47 Check

When an NFL star left a 20-cent (as opposed to 20 percent) tip at P.Y.T. in 2014, I exposed his utter rudeness. And when a […]


Meet the 11 Startups in Comcast’s New Lift Labs Accelerator Cohort

On Monday, Comcast announced the eleven startups taking part in its second annual Comcast NBCUniversal Lift Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The 13-week program, which […]

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We’re All Getting Screwed by Fees, Pretty Much All the Time

There’s something perversely satisfying about learning that someone who screwed you over is, in turn, getting screwed. That was my first thought when I read […]