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Gritty’s March Madness Bracket Is Better Than Yours

According to statistics, the odds of filling out a perfect NCAA March Madness bracket are one in 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. (That’s 9 quintillion and change, for the […]

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What’s the Deal With Gritty’s Belly Button?

It should come as no surprise that Gritty’s belly button has attracted some level of fascination. For one thing, as Gritty is a mythic creature, it’s surprising […]

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With This 3-Foot, $800 Bobblehead, We Have Officially Reached Peak Gritty

On Thursday afternoon, a friend in L.A. sent me a photo of a three-foot-tall, $800 Gritty bobblehead, just to tell me that a three-foot-tall, $800 Gritty […]

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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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Two Limited-Edition Beers to Drink in Philly This Weekend

It’s a big weekend for super-limited-edition beers in Philly. First, Royersford-based Stickman Brews has a new Gritty-themed beer dropping this weekend. Eat Your Landlord — […]

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Gritty Crashed Stephen Colbert’s Super Bowl Party

Now that most boring Super Bowl in history has passed, we can focus our attention on what really matters: Gritty. Our beloved mascot graced Stephen Colbert’s Super […]

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A Philly Publisher Reimagined Classic Books With Gritty as the Star

Gritty is only four months old, but in that time he’s shown up everywhere. On wedding cakes, on Jimmy Fallon, on Christmas ornaments, on a […]

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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 […]

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Philly’s 20 Biggest Winners 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 […]

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Here Are All the Best Gritty Ornaments We Could Find

This was a special year for Christmas in Philadelphia, because this was the first year many of our Christmas trees were graced with little Gritties. […]

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Gritty Crashed Another Wedding, This Time Dressed As Santa Claus

Did you think we’d get through the holidays without an appearance from Philly’s favorite orange oddball? Of course not — and we’re all the happier […]

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Somebody Built a Giant Garbage Gritty and Put Your Holiday Card to Shame

There was a time where we’d write about pretty much anything Gritty-related. But now that everyone and their Aunt Bertha are trying to capitalize on […]

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While You Were Recovering from Thanksgiving, Gritty Was Crashing a Wedding

Here’s a statement that’s pretty much not up for debate: Gritty is the most coveted wedding guest in Philly right now. Between teaching us how to […]

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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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Snowstorm Recap: Wandering Camel, Happy Gritty, Travel Woes

Thursday’s winter event took most of us by surprise: What started as a lovely, late-morning flurry developed into all hell breaking loose on the streets of […]