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Judge Throws Out Karen Hepp’s $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook, Reddit and Others

When we first broke the news last September that Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp had sued Facebook, Reddit and other Internet companies for $10 million […]

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City Life

Here’s Where to Get Free Wi-Fi in Philly

I was recently sitting in my car in a parking spot next to Washington Square and found myself with the need to send some large […]

City Life

Facebook Calls B.S. On Karen Hepp’s $10 Million Lawsuit Against the Company

Last September, we told you that Fox 29 co-host Karen Hepp had filed a $10 million lawsuit against Facebook and other Internet companies, claiming that […]

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City Life

Hundreds of SEPTA Buses Have Free WiFi … When You Can Get It to Work

The other day, one of my colleagues was riding SEPTA’s 42 bus to 15th and Walnut when he noticed a message crawling across the bottom […]

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Fox 29 Anchor Karen Hepp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook and Reddit

Update: Facebook has responded to Karen Hepp’s lawsuit. Read the full story here. Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp has filed a bombshell of a lawsuit […]

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Philly Launches “Unsolved Murders” Website to Help Police Solve Thousands of Open Homicides

Barely a day goes by in Philadelphia without a deadly shooting. The circumstances, victim names, and grainy surveillance videos are regularly splashed on the 11 […]

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Stu Bykofsky Is About to Be Out of a Job — and He Has Plenty to Say About It

Whether they love him or hate him, everybody in the Philadelphia media world today is talking about Stu Bykofsky. From out of nowhere, the controversial […]

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Yes, the PPA Sucks. No, It Did Not Ticket the Car That Blew Up on South Street.

There are at least a million reasons to hate the PPA. The corruption. The nepotism. The broken kiosks. The PPA enforcer standing around on the […]

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City Life

This New Antenna Is Bringing Cheap High-Speed Internet Into South Philly

If you’re like most people, you probably think there is a special place in hell for Comcast and Verizon, the two impenetrable monoliths with a […]

City Life

Good Lord: The Ronnie James Dio Hologram is Coming to Town for a Concert

There was a time when a rock star would die, we’d mourn their loss, and then their legacy would be carried on in perpetuity by […]

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Rittenhouse Bar Fires Cook Targeted on Yelp, Facebook for Pro-Hitler Posts

Oh! Shea’s Pub is a casual, laid-back bar and restaurant on Sansom Street in Rittenhouse Square. You might go there to watch a game, throw […]

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City Life

It’s Official: Dead Musicians Are Now Touring as Holograms

I’ve been hearing rumors of hologram concert tours coming to the United States for six years now, ever since the Tupac Shakur hologram made its […]

City Life

There’s Nothing Wrong With Fortnite. Parents Are the Problem.

It’s just over one month into Summer 2018, and there are a lot of parents of school-age kids going crazy right now trying to occupy, […]

City Life

The Excellent Adventures of Digital Nomads Jason Batansky and Jeremy Albelda

It was supposed to be the anti-spring break. Not a last-gasp bender before adulthood, but a moment to pause and prepare. That’s how, two months […]

City Life

How Did Wawa Become One of the Top Spots for Missed Connections?

Looking for a summer love? Don’t bother with dimly-lit bars serving $6 Coors Lights. Skip the club scene and the electronic beats. Even your corner coffee shop with […]