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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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65 Years Ago Today, Philadelphia Helped Birth the Commercial Computing Revolution

Today is the anniversary of a major development in computing history — and it happened right here in Philadelphia. On this date in 1951, the […]

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Warning: Don’t Use This Website to Renew a Pennsylvania Driver’s License

Last week, a very bright and tech-savvy colleague of mine had to renew his Pennsylvania driver’s license. So what did he do? Like most of […]

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Signs of the Apocalypse: The Peeple App Launches

I’m approaching that age where it’s time to decide if I want to bring children into this world. Most days, the answer is yes. I […]

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Comcast Creates VP for Privacy

Just as the tech world is embroiled in a debate over the privacy customers can expect from its products, Comcast has created a new position […]

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10 of the Best Chris Christie “Silent Scream” Memes

Have you seen this picture of Chris Christie at a Super Tuesday news conference with Donald Trump? Take a good look at Christie’s face. It’s […]