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Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel and Casino, which is experience chaos as the result of an apparent cyberattack
City Life

Chaos Erupts at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Friday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

A rendering of 76 Place, the controversial new Sixers arena proposed for Philadelphia
City Life

Philadelphia Inquirer Deletes Article Critical of Controversial Sixers Arena

Near the end of last week, the Inquirer did something that the newspaper of record in the birthplace of freedom doesn’t (or at least shouldn’t) […]

former daily news and inquirer writer stu bykofsky, who just won his defamation lawsuit against the philadelphia inquirer and architecture critic inga saffron
City Life

Philly Today: Stu Bykofsky Wins Just $46,000 in Inquirer, Inga Saffron Defamation Lawsuit

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]

helen ubinas
City Life

Helen Ubiñas on Covering Gun Violence in Philly, Newsroom Diversity, and Making Herself Heard

Ten years ago, journalist Helen Ubiñas left the Hartford Courant, where she was the paper’s first Latina news columnist, to become the Inquirer and Daily […]

an anti-joe bologna t-shirt after philly police union came out with a t-shirt in support of the cop charged with assaulting a protester
City Life

Philly Gets the Anti-Joe Bologna T-Shirt That It Needs

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. It Didn’t Take Long for Somebody to […]

stu bykofsky inga saffron
City Life

Stu Bykofsky Sues Philadelphia Inquirer and Inga Saffron for Defamation

Remember when Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron positively eviscerated longtime scribe Stu Bykofsky at his July 2019 retirement party? Well, Bykofsky has now filed […]

rochelle bilal sheriff's office sheriff
City Life

The Rochelle Bilal Fiasco Is Everything That’s Wrong With Philly Politics

The late, great poet and civil rights icon Maya Angelou once said, “When you know better, do better.” She also famously said, “When people show […]

christine flowers
City Life

Christine Flowers Explains Why She Was “Fired” By the Inquirer This Week

On Thursday, controversial conservative columnist Christine Flowers took to social media and announced that the Inquirer had “fired” her after 17 years. She did not […]

Bill marimow
City Life

Exit Interview: Veteran Inquirer Reporter and Editor Bill Marimow

If you’ve been a subscriber to the Philadelphia Inquirer at any point over the last five decades, you’ve likely encountered the name Bill Marimow. Now vice […]

lenfest institute grants
City Life

With $5 Million Grant, Lenfest Institute Makes Its Largest-Ever Investment in Local News

In today’s media world, fraught with layoffs and hedge fund takeovers, one of the surest methods of survival — temporary survival, anyway — is ownership by a […]

City Life

Inquirer Management Fears Philly Could Have No Daily Paper in 5 Years

Top management at the Philadelphia Inquirer has told newsroom staffers they must radically transform the “newspaper of record” into a “robust digital company,” or else […]

stu bykofsky inga saffron
City Life

Inga Saffron and Stu Bykofsky Absolutely Savaged Each Other at Stu’s Farewell Party

Update: Stu Bykofsky has now sued Inga Saffron and the Philadelphia Inquirer over the incident seen in this video. For the full story about the […]

Stu Bykofsky
City Life

Stu Bykofsky Is About to Be Out of a Job — and He Has Plenty to Say About It

Whether they love him or hate him, everybody in the Philadelphia media world today is talking about Stu Bykofsky. From out of nowhere, the controversial […]

City Life

H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Philly Philanthropist and Journalism Champion, Dies at 88

Media mogul and philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, who with his wife invested more than a billion dollars in news media, cultural institutions, universities and more in Philadelphia […]

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Meet Mike Newall, Poet Laureate of the Opioid Epidemic

Mike Newall, the Philadelphia Inquirer metro columnist, is 40 years old, Irish, Catholic and intense. He is pleasant and kind but doesn’t often laugh; he […]