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Donald Trump Once Tried to Open a Casino in Philly with Boyz II Men and Pat Croce

Pennsylvania lawmakers had voted to approve casinos. But celebrities were going to bring them to Philadelphia. They tried to, at least. In the fall of […]

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East Hunting Park Gets Bus Service Starting Sunday

Starting Sunday, February 21st, most trips on SEPTA Bus Route 53, which currently connects Mt. Airy with Hunting Park subway station via Wayne Avenue, will […]

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Water Main Break Causes Flooding in Hunting Park

We just got finished telling you that water main breaks are on the rise, in the, ahem, wake of this weekend’s gusher in West Philly. Now this: […]

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Principal, 4 Teachers Charged in Cheating Scandal at Philadelphia School

As expected, charges were announced today in an investigation into cheating at Philadelphia schools. The principal of Cayuga Elementary School and four teachers there have […]

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Morning Headlines: It’s Cold Outside, But Inside Shop Rite, There’s Dancing in the Aisles

There were some who mourned the closure of the Tasty Baking factor in North Philadelphia, and wondered about the viability of Bakers Square, the shopping […]


Most Affordable ’Hoods for Renters: Yup, They’re What You’d Think

Here’s what we want to say to startup Kwelia: If loving you is wrong, we don’t wanna be right. The self-professed data geeks help real […]


The Old Tastykake Factory Looks Awful But At Least We’re Still Saying “Wooder”

The photos out of the old Tastykake factory are heartbreaking–so much so, it’s hard to imagine ever enjoying the clotted moisture of a Butterscotch Krimpet […]