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Manayunk Inexplicably Makes USA Today’s “Best Small Town Cultural Scene” List

USA Today and its listicle-happy website 10Best just released the 20 candidates for their “Best Small Town Cultural Scene” award. Readers get to vote for […]

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Is Philly Really the Angriest City in America?

Listicles are, as a general rule, nothing to get too riled up about. Ever since Buzzfeed proved you could build an empire on the back […]

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SPLC: Hate Groups Rise in Pa., Wane in N.J.

The number of hate groups in Pennsylvania rose slightly in 2015, a new report says, while dropping greatly in New Jersey. The Southern Poverty Law […]

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Just How Buzzed Are Pa. College Students?

Pennsylvania ranks among the nation’s Top 10 states in the rate of both drug and alcohol arrests of college students. The numbers, from a new […]

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Wharton Says America’s the (Fourth) Best Country in the World

The United States is the world’s most powerful and most influential country. But is it the best country? Nope, a new report says: The honor […]

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Philly No Longer America’s Top Bedbug City

Good news: Philly is no longer America’s top bedbug city. Detroit claims the honors in the latest rankings from Terminix, the pest-extermination company. The bad […]

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America’s Best School District Is in Chester County

Chester County’s Tredyffrin-Easttown School District is the top school district in the country, according to a new ranking from Niche.com. The ranking was based on […]


8 Most Beautiful Women in Philadelphia History

Today would have been the 86th birthday of the remarkably beautiful Princess Grace of Monaco, born, of course, Grace Kelly, right here in our town. Philly […]

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Penn Makes Highly Dubious List of 20 Prettiest Colleges on Earth

The “BuzzFeed community” has ranked the Most Beautiful College Campuses in the World, and the good news is that Penn is on the list, at […]

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America’s Top 10 Fears Are Really Scary

There is something seriously wrong with me. I was just perusing this year’s report on Chapman University’s annual survey of the things Americans fear most, […]

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U.S. News: Penn 14th Among “Global” Universities

Penn ranks among the world’s very best universities, according to the latest ranking from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine ranked Penn 14th on […]

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Atlantic City Is The Drunkest City in New Jersey (Well, Tied For 1st)

It’s no surprise that a city where the booze flows freely at all hours is the drunkest in New Jersey. What might be surprising is […]


Labor Day PSA: Pennsylvania Ranked Second Most Wrinkle-Prone State in America (Eek!)

Consider this a pre-Labor Day PSA: Wear your sunscreen! A recent study by RoC Skincare assessed every state in the county to find which has the […]


Fun With Lists: Philly Ranked Among Most Frugal Cities in America

It’s been a week of impressive rankings for our great city, but recent analysis by Coupons.com, has us scratching our heads: Philadelphia is ranked the 14th […]

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The Top Party School in Pennsylvania Is … Who?!?

Yesterday the Princeton Review released its new 2015 list of the “Top Party Schools” in the nation, and certain parties Are. Not. Happy. In particular, […]