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Ryan Howard on How His Life Is Still All About Finding the Right Pitch

Ryan Howard will always be known in these parts as the Bunyanesque first baseman and cleanup hitter for the 2008 World Champion Philadelphia Phillies. But […]

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Wawa’s Chris Gheysens on Building a Culture That Treats Customers Like Family

As the CEO of Wawa, Chris Gheysens, 47, oversees more than a chain of retail stores. Wawa is us, and we are Wawa. It’s where […]

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Quinta Brunson on Becoming an Internet Comedy Star — and Getting Paid

Quinta Brunson knows what makes the internet go ’round. After blowing up many, many times with snappy viral videos that offer hilariously blunt reads on […]

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Stephen Starr on Creativity and Listening to Your Instincts

Stephen Starr might be best known as the James Beard-winning operator of 37 restaurants, but his career as an entrepreneur isn’t limited to food. In […]

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I Love My Job: Preston and Steve Producer Marisa Magnatta on Her WMMR Career

We love WMMR’s Preston and Steve Show. Earlier this year in the magazine, we featured the irreverently hilarious show’s namesake hosts, Preston Elliot and Steve […]

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I Love My Job: Beneficial Bank Exec Joanne Ryder

Joanne Ryder joined Beneficial Bank 11 years ago in July 2007 as the institution’s director of marketing, and it didn’t take long for the leader […]

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I Love My Job: Zabeth Teelucksingh on Philly’s World Heritage Status

Global Philadelphia executive director Zabeth Teelucksingh is one of those rare professionals who wholeheartedly lives the message she promotes through her work. Since 2011, the […]

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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 […]