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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

There’s No Way Only 700,000 People Attended the Eagles Parade

You may have already heard, but a whooole lot of people packed Broad Street and the Parkway on Thursday for the Eagles parade. Given our […]

Philadelphia Wedding

An Inquirer Reporter Took Engagement Photos at the Newspaper’s Printing Press

While there’s nothing wrong with engagement photos in Rittenhouse or at the Art Museum, we always appreciate a couple who ups the ante with something […]

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City Life

The Inquirer’s Parent Company Gets $1M to Fund Investigative Journalism, Diversity Efforts

The recently established Lenfest Institute for Journalism has announced the recipients of its first set of grant awards. The nonprofit will distribute $2 million in funding […]

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City Life

You’ll Soon Have to Pay to Read Philly.com Stories

If you read a lot of Philly.com stories, you’re going to have to start paying for them. Starting September 5th, the website of the Inquirer and the Daily […]