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Philly Coronavirus News: Super Cheap Flights, Defiant Flyers Fans, St. Patrick’s Parade Caves

A roundup of Philadelphia coronavirus news. Possible Coronavirus Cases in Philly Seventeen Philly residents are under observation for possible coronavirus, according to the city health […]

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Philadelphia Is the Best City for Sports Fans

This piece is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

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It Gritty’s Birthday!!!

When the Flyers unveiled their new mascot Gritty on September 24, 2018, the reaction was one of shock, disbelief, dread. Looking at it — this ghoulish, […]

City Life

Gritty Pays Tribute to 7 Iconic Philadelphians As Only Gritty Can

Dear Gritty: It me. Gritty. I’ve been writing this note in my head for a while, but it’s been hard to come up with just […]

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Yes, Gritty Actually Went Streaking at the Linc Over the Weekend

Just when you thought Gritty couldn’t get any … grittier. This past weekend, our favorite mascot somehow outperformed his infamous wrecking ball entrance way back […]

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This Flyers Dancer Has No Idea She’s About to Get Engaged Mid-Performance

Here at Philadelphia Wedding, we can’t get enough of proposals. We love the romance, the excitement, and the new beginnings. But this Philadelphia proposal, of […]

City Life

The Biggest Sports Busts in Philly History, Ranked

The Markelle Fultz saga — you know, the one where a 76ers number-one-overall draft pick seemingly forgot how to shoot a basketball — officially ended […]

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How the Flyers’ Social Media Geniuses Made the World Love Gritty

On day one, it was a tale of two Grittys. In person, the neck-beardy orange fuzzball was an instant success. Bolstered by balloons and confetti […]

City Life

Philly’s 20 Biggest Losers of 2018

At the end of the year, it is customary for us here at Philly Mag to take stock of the good, the bad, and the […]

City Life

Gritty Nominated Himself for TIME’s Person of the Year

TIME magazine has chosen a Person of the Year annually since 1927. Every year, leading up to the publication’s announcement, the country thinks long and hard […]

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City Life

Gift-Wrapping Gritty Will Get You Hyped for the Holidays

Ah, Philly: Where, when the holidays roll around, we head to the Christmas Village, break out our jawnaments, and — now — watch our beloved […]

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City Life

Our Beloved Gritty Is Officially One Month Old

Gritty celebrated a very special day on Wednesday: His one-month birthday. Just 30 days ago, on Sept. 24, 2018, our beloved orange mess of a creature […]

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City Life

Because of Course Gritty Was On Jimmy Fallon Last Night

We know, we know. We’ve written a lot about Gritty since his debut on Monday. (This is actually our fourth Gritty-related piece, if you’re counting.) But […]

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City Life

10 Tweets That Prove Gritty Is Better at the Internet Than You

Philly is still somewhat divided on the new Flyers mascot, Gritty. We all can agree that he (it?) is frightening. And yet some of us […]

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City Life

Who’s Got the Worst Mascot: The Flyers or the Please Touch Museum?

When the Flyers unveiled their new mascot on Monday morning, Philadelphia collectively shrieked — and for most of us, these were yelps of terror. Join us in welcoming […]