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I Love My Job: High-Flying Pilot-Doctor-Attorney Jim Beasley Jr.

Jim Beasley Jr. is one of Philadelphia’s most successful plaintiffs’ attorneys and the son of late legal powerhouse Jim Beasley Sr. But he’s also an […]

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I Love My Job: Jinxed Owner Mike Supermodel on Building a Philly Empire

If you’re a Philadelphian who loves a good deal, you’ve probably spent some time at Jinxed — four beloved Philly treasure troves that serve up […]

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I Love My Job: Martha Graham Cracker

This weekend, prominent Philadelphia drag queen Martha Graham Cracker, whom you might remember from this 2014 feature we did in the magazine, celebrates 13 years […]

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I Love My Job: Philly Buffalo Exchange Manager on Why He Doesn’t Take Most of Your Clothes

Imagine being able to influence the closets of thousands of Philadelphians, from the shoes they rock one summer to the accessories they hold on to […]

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I Love My Job: Meet the Two Women Behind Philly’s Dîner en Blanc

Philadelphia’s 7th annual Diner en Blanc is less than a month away and the event’s two passionate organizers — Natanya DiBona and Kayli Moran — […]

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I Love My Job: Magic Gardens Director Emily Smith on Running (and Preserving) a Prized Philly Destination

Places matter, history matters and art matters, says Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens executive director Emily Smith. That’s why her role at the celebrated Philly space is […]

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I Love My Job: George Washington Portrayer Dean Malissa

Dean Malissa is the world’s leading portrayer of George Washington. The proper term for what Malissa does — dressing as Washington and speaking as him […]

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This South Street Tattoo Artist Is a True Philly Character

South Philadelphia resident Noah Webster has owned South Street tattoo shop Moo Tattoo for the last 22 years, and he’s a former board member of […]

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I Love My Job: United Way CEO Bill Golderer Sets the Record Straight on Poverty in Philly

Bill Golderer, the visionary behind some of Philadelphia’s most impactful organizations, from Broad Street Ministry to Rooster Soup Co., is now at the helm of […]

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I Love My Job: Transgender Uber Driver Victoria Miller

When I stepped into Victoria Miller’s Mazda two weeks ago one Saturday night, I had no idea I’d be stepping into the most relaxing Uber […]

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I Love My Job: Stop Telling Immigrants to Get in Line, Says Welcoming Center CEO Peter Gonzales

If you ask the Welcoming Center’s president & CEO Peter Gonzales why he’s in the role he’s in, he’ll tell you powerful stories about the […]

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I Love My Job: Philly Bike Messenger Joe Cox

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time riding around in Center City, you’ve probably encountered Philly bike messenger Joe Cox, who, with his bright […]

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I Love My Job: Why Bartram’s Garden ED Maitreyi Roy Is Optimistic in the Face of Climate Change

Bartram’s Garden remains one of Philadelphia’s greatest hidden gems. The 45-acre stretch of land on the Schuylkill River’s west bank is the oldest surviving botanic […]

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I Love My Job: Dr. Kevin Cross Says You’d Be Surprised How Busy Philly’s Plastic Surgery Scene Is

You know that belief that you should be satisfied with what you have? Plastic surgeon Kevin Cross finds it downright silly. If paint in your […]

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I Love My Job: At 10 Years, RevZilla Cofounder Matt Kull Reflects on the Company’s Good Ol’ Startup Days

RevZilla is one of Philly’s most celebrated homegrown companies, and it just hit its 10th birthday. In November 2007, three founders launched the startup in […]