COVID-19

A child participating in virtual school while his father attempts to work from home as well.
Be Well Philly

10 Virtual School Tips from a Philly Parenting Consultant

If you have school-age children in the Philadelphia area during COVID, chances are they are doing virtual school this fall. This presents a host of […]

sea isle city mayor leo Desiderio and a scene from his jersey shore bar, where COVID guidelines were not being followed
City Life

Think Jim Kenney Is a COVID Hypocrite? You’ve Gotta Check Out This Bar-Owning Sea Isle Mayor

A roundup of Philly-area news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Sea Isle Mayor in Hot Water Over […]

stephen starr, who just declared bankruptcy on one of his restaurants, and daughter Sarah Starr
City Life

Stephen Starr Restaurant Declares Bankruptcy, But He Says No Big Deal

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. One of Stephen Starr’s Restaurants Is Headed […]

an empty Pennsylvania COVID testing center in a Walmart parking lot in Milford, Pennsylvania, the state with the lowest rate of COVID testing per capita in the United States
City Life

Pennsylvania Gives Fewer COVID Tests Per Capita Than Any Other State in the Country

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. COVID Testing Per Capita: Pennsylvania Ranks Lowest […]

City Life

With Indoor Dining Faux Pas, It’s Official: Jim Kenney Can’t Read the Room

After a summer of strict (and necessary) COVID-19 regulations surrounding our city’s restaurant scene, Mayor Jim Kenney had to go screw it all up. When […]

jim kenney enjoys indoor dining in Maryland
City Life

Marc Vetri Goes Off On Mayor Kenney After the Mayor Dines Indoors

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Marc Vetri Not a Big Fan of […]

billy penn editor danya henninger and philadelphia health commissioner thomas farley debate the value of the philly covid mask
City Life

Are Those New Philly COVID Masks Actually Any Good?

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Those New Philly COVID Masks Are Cool […]

philadelphia covid testing coronavirus
NextHealth PHL

The No-B.S. Guide to COVID-19 Testing in Philadelphia

Getting tested for COVID-19 has become a part of our new normal, a thing that we may need to do almost as regularly as we […]

a view of the parkway encampment in philadelphia
City Life

Mayor Kenney Is Backed Into One Hell of a Corner Over the Parkway Encampment

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Federal Judge Says Time’s Up for Parkway […]

sarah contrucci, the woman punched in a philadelphia church on sunday, talking to action news
City Life

A Lesson in Forgiveness from the Woman Who Was Punched in a Philly Church on Sunday

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Woman Punched in a Philadelphia Church Forgives […]

mayor kenney talking about the philadelphia trash collection problem during the COVID pandemic
City Life

Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are Out Sick Daily. Union Head Calls B.S.

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Mayor Kenney Claims 200 Sanitation Workers Are […]

a server wearing a mask and face shield, as all servers are required to do when indoor dining returns to Philadelphia restaurants
City Life

Face Shields, Sneeze Guards and a Ban on Groups: Indoor Dining Returns to Philly On September 8th

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Indoor Dining Returns to Philadelphia Restaurants After […]

a man lifts the rear end of a car outside of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey
City Life

Judge Fines Idiotic South Jersey Gym More Than $130,000 for Refusing to Observe COVID Shutdown

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Judge Fines Defiant Atilis Gym in Bellmawr […]

the headquarters of the philadelphia tribune, whose employees are not allowed to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic
City Life

This Philadelphia Newspaper Is Forcing Its Employees to Work from the Office During COVID-19

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philadelphia Tribune Bans Employees from Working Remotely […]

City Life

I Was a Virtual Teacher This Summer. Nobody Is Talking About the Real Reasons Public School Kids Will Struggle This Fall.

“Make sure their cameras are on and they keep their mics muted,” my program director advised us on a Zoom conference call. “Even though we’re […]