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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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20 Photos of People (and Dogs) Dressed Up as Gritty for Halloween

Philadelphia’s love for Gritty knows no limits. Would it be thwarted, this Halloween, by the mere lack of an official, Flyers-approved Gritty costume? No. Absolutely […]

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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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And Now, the Gritty Ice Cream Sandwich From Big Gay Ice Cream

Not much to say here other than Philly’s Big Gay Ice Cream made a Gritty-themed product, and honestly… great. Gritty was born out of necessity — […]

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Here Is a Gritty Wedding Cake Because It Was Only a Matter of Time

If you are surprised by this headline, well, why are you surprised by this headline? Gritty’s been on protest signs. There’s already a beer named […]

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Looking for an Official Gritty Costume? Here’s Why You’re Not Finding One

We’re willing to bet that at least half of Philadelphia (maybe three-quarters) wants to dress in a Gritty costume this Halloween. Why wouldn’t you? With his unsettling […]

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We Still Don’t Know What the Heck the Please Touch Museum’s New Mascot Is

Last time we wrote about the Please Touch Museum’s new mascot, we asked readers: “Who’s Got the Worst Mascot: The Flyers or the Please Touch Museum?” […]

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And Now, There’s a Petition to Replace the Frank Rizzo Mural With Gritty

We promise that one day, probably in the not-too-distant future, we will publish our final article about Gritty, the Flyers mascot who went from a […]

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Anti-Trump Protests Have Become A Huge Joke

On Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of Philadelphians caused traffic, wore costumes, made lots of noise, and carried colorful signs across Center City. No, it wasn’t a […]

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Gritty Signs Galore: Scenes From the Trump Protest in Philly

Donald Trump is in Philadelphia on Tuesday to speak at the annual National Electrical Contractors Association gathering at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There are road […]

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After Gritty, SEPTA Wants Its Own Damn Mascot

Well, here we are. We thought would make it through a day without another Gritty-related post, even after we saw the new Gritty-inspired cheesesteaks and […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Flyers’ Funky New Friend

There once was a mascot named Gritty Whose arrival made waves through the city. The internet split On the optics of it: Is Big Orange […]

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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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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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Gritty Gets a Beer Named After Him: Nightmare Fuel

Philadelphia is clearly still divided over whether or not the new Flyers mascot is exactly what the city needs — the next Phanatic —or Satan’s […]