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Fun With Lists

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Philly Named Third Worst Large City in U.S.

This week the personal finance website WalletHub released a report titled 2015’s Best & Worst Large Cities to Live in, and of the 62 U.S. cities with a […]

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Pennsylvania Is One of Top 20 States That “Americas” the Hardest

The real estate website Estately.com just came out with an unconventional listicle that, like some cowboy-hatted, flag-shirt-wearing country singer, initially used the word “America” as […]

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Oakland Breaks Philly’s Soul Train Record

Remember when Philadelphia set the record for the world’s longest Soul train line? The glory days are over, friends. The torch has been passed to […]

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Is Pittsburgh Really Better Than Philly? (Spoiler Alert: No)

So there’s this website, NerdWallet.com, that’s ostensibly a personal finance site but which often sends out press releases ranking cities compared to this or that criteria […]

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Penn State Presidents High on Compensation List

Penn State’s current and former presidents were the state’s best-compensated public university employees in 2014, according to a new report from the Chronicle of Higher […]

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Want to Live Longer? Move to Lancaster.

They say this city can kill you. Well now we have proof. The Social Science Research Council’s Measure of America project has released a report […]

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Pennsylvania’s Baby Bust

Pennsylvania has one of the lowest birth rates in the United States — the lowest, in fact, for any state outside of New England, the […]


Philly One of the Most Overpriced Cities of 2015?

Would Philly even be on here if it weren’t for Nashville, Kansas City, Little Rock, New Orleans, and others being knocked off for lack of […]


Site Ranks Top 10 Philly ’Burbs — Did They Get It Right?

Movoto staff writer Natalie Grigson took on the brave task of compiling one of those lists that is just begging for naysayers: the 10 Best Philadelphia […]


10 Philly Instagrams You Should Definitely Follow

A photo posted by Ryan Rector (@recthedirector) on Jan 31, 2015 at 3:21pm PST City Hall, Robert Indiana’s LOVE statue, the PMA steps—all sites you […]

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Is Camden Really America’s Most Dangerous City?

Another year, another list ranking Camden as America’s most dangerous city. We’re used to it by now, right? Maybe not. Camden officials are ready to […]


WTF Lists: Philadelphia Ranked #2 Shopping City In the World (Huh?)

Well, here’s a distinction that raised some eyebrows around the office: a Condé Nast Traveler reader’s choice list ranked Philadelphia as the second-best shopping city in the world. Let that […]


Pubic Hair, Lilly Pulitzer and Nordstrom Rack: Shoppist’s Top 10 Posts of 2014

It’s been a big year here at Shoppist. The retail landscape in Philly is ever-changing (Burberry out! Michael Kors in! Uniqlo’s takeover! Century 21 madness! […]

Be Well Philly

Stream It: Top 20 Workout Songs of 2014

In the past year, we’ve put together many a playlist over here at Be Well Philly. And all of this playlist-making was great preparation for […]

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5 Reasons Philadelphia Should Be Thankful

It’s Thanksgiving Week! That means — it addition to some well-deserved time off for most of us — it’s time to actually contemplate what makes […]