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HughE Dillon One-Shot: PAWS Mutt Strut

Due to severe weather, the 5th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut (Halloween parade) was postponed until yesterday. The event, at FDR Park in South Philly, was […]

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HughE Dillon: Philadelphia Zoo Gala

Last night, the charitable came together at the Marriott Downtown for the Global Conservation Gala to support conservation and the Philadelphia Zoo‘s effort to preserve […]

City Life

Why Does Philly Hate Non-Natives So Much?

In December, I will celebrate my fourth anniversary as a Philadelphian. And—please forgive the schmaltz—it’s a title I wear with some amount of pride. (That’s […]

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HughE Dillon: Career Wardrobe Tea Party

Yesterday, the Career Wardrobe held a Sweet 16 Tea, presented by Ernst & Young, at the Rittenhouse Hotel to celebrate the charitable organization’s 16 years […]

City Life

Post-Sex Scandal, the Mummers Need to Save Face

According to a piece in Saturday’s Inquirer, there might not be a Santa Claus—at least not in Hatboro this year.  Hatboro’s Chamber of Commerce says […]

City Life

14 Ways to Make Philadelphia Better

Not very long ago, I wrote a post about my retail wish-list for our city (speaking of which―Nordstrom! Crate and Barrel! DSW! Where are you, […]

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HughE Dillon One-Shot: Mondo Guerra at AIDS Walk

Sunday was as beautiful as a fall day could be as the sun shined brightly on the nearly 15,000 walkers who participated in the 25th […]

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HughE Dillon: Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Union League

Yesterday, I attended the 45th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Union League. Nearly 400 ladies-who-lunch were smartly dressed, and a few even wore […]

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HughE Dillon: Soccer Fundraiser at Whisper Nightclub

Hacina Saadi (left) and Lindsay Furman (right) hosted an event last night at Whisper nightclub that benefited Soccer Sisters United (SSU). The group brings soccer […]

City Life

PhillyNext Wants to Stand Up for Philadelphia’s Future

Another Phillies season has come and gone with our fondest baseball wishes unfulfilled. Of all the Phillies memorabilia I own, the one item that always […]

City Life

Stephen Starr’s Next Project

Sometime next month, Stephen Starr will officially open the doors on Route 6, a new seafood restaurant on North Broad Street. And when he does, […]

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HughE Dillon: Michael Milken at Prostate Cancer Fundraiser

Last night I attended the Ninth Annual Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Foundation Fundraiser dinner at the Union League. Nearly 400 people gathered to hear Wharton graduate […]

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HughE Dillon: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Teal-Gate at Trust

On Saturday night, Trust in Old City hosted a “Teal-Gating” in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation Gala […]

City Life

Volunteer Firefighters Deserve More Respect Than They Get

Firefighters hold a special place of reverence in America, especially since the tragedy of the 9/11 attacks put a national spotlight on the inherent heroism […]

City Life

Feeding Philly’s Panhandlers: Can Beggars Be Choosers?

I was walking in Center City last Thursday with a chicken BLT in a doggie bag. I also had my computer and my purse and […]