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City to Increase Beds, Outreach for Homeless During DNC

Philadelphia will have more beds and resources to help shelter its homeless population for the next few weeks. In the city’s budget for the upcoming […]

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Martin O’Malley to Host Happy Hour in Philly for Clinton Campaign

Last September, Martin O’Malley came to Philadelphia as a candidate for president, made a speech at the American Sardine Bar in Point Breeze, and played […]

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PennDOT Launches Website for DNC Travel

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has launched a website that will help residents and visitors navigate the city when the Democratic National Convention and its projected […]

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Philly Bars Can Stay Open Much, Much Later Than Usual During the DNC — but There’s a Catch

This story has been updated to clarify the application process for a permit to extend alcohol service. Your late nights could now go a little later […]

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Former Philly Mag Pinup Pup to Cover DNC With SEPTA’s K-9 Unit

When last we reported on Quest back in the September 2014 issue of Philly Mag, the German shepherd was a 10-week-old pup on his first day […]


Comcast to Satisfy Your Connectivity Needs During DNC

Comcast Business has been named the official broadband and telecommunications provider for the Democratic National Convention, the Philadelphia host committee announced on Tuesday. No surprise […]

Victoria Thornton, a participant in the Youth News Team, speaks about why she wanted to get involved.
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DNC Host Committee Announces Youth Engagement Programs

A group of Philadelphia youth will get hands-on experience the Democratic National Convention later this month. The DNC Host Committee announced two programs today designed […]

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City to Host Immigration Forum During the Democratic National Convention

The Mayor’s office will host a discussion on immigration during the Democratic National Convention this month. Mayor Jim Kenney will join Bill de Blasio, the […]


DNC Outfit Ideas: 5 Stylish-Yet-Professional Looks to Land You on the Best-Dressed List

On July 25th, thousands of skirt-suited women and pleated-pants-wearing men will converge upon the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Wells Fargo Center to watch Hillary Clinton (finally) be […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: A Transgender Bathroom Ad Causes Big Buzz

A national TV ad depicting transgender bathroom discrimination will premiere during the Republican National Convention. A new ad spotlighting the bathroom discrimination struggles faced by […]

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Anti-Abortion Group Plans to Fly Massive, Graphic Banners Over Philly During DNC

  A pro-life group called Created Equal wants to fly a graphic anti-abortion banner over the city during the Democratic National Convention this month. According to a […]

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Anti-Fracking Group: Democrats’ Platform Is a Pile of Crap

The environmental group Food & Water Watch isn’t fracking around. On Tuesday, the group held a press conference at City Hall to say that its […]


How to Make the DNC Innovative? Get Curalate On Board

This year’s DNC in Philadelphia will be the most innovative Democratic national convention to date, the host committee says, and that’s thanks in part to […]

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YES: Rocky 50K Organizer Comes Up With Brilliant Idea for DNC Donkey Fun Run

So we’ve already told you about one fit way to get in on the DNC action this month (that would be RideDNC), but if biking isn’t your […]


What Hillary Clinton’s Tech Plan Could Do for Philadelphia

Hillary Clinton dropped some big technology objectives last week when she released her all-encompassing “Initiative on Technology & Innovation” policy agenda. The ambitious list of […]