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Rizzo’s Former Secretary Uses Italian Market Facebook Account to Trash Helen Gym

A since-deleted post to the 9th Street Italian Market’s official Facebook page on Sunday characterized Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym as a bigot for her opinion […]

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57 Painted Donkeys Are Going to Be Displayed Throughout Philly for the DNC

Ed Rendell came up with the idea. Obviously. A collection of 57 painted donkey statues will decorate Philadelphia during the months of July and August, the former […]

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Arts and Entertainment Selfies

Our mother publication, Philadelphia magazine, recently complied a collection of 75 selfies from notable faces around the region. Of course, there’s plenty of familiar folks in […]

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Frankie Avalon Backs Effort To Save South Philly Mural

Frankie Avalon, the South Philly-born crooner, has pumped thousands of dollars in to the restoration project of a neighborhood mural that bears his image. The […]

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Mural Arts Teams With Google to Highlight and Preserve Local Street Art

Philly’s Mural Arts program joins 68 organizations around the globe who have teamed with Google on an initiative to preserve our quickly fading street art through […]

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New Shepard Fairey Fishtown Mural Tagged [UPDATED]

Philadelphia Redditors picked up on a few Instagrams that show the new Shepard Fairey mural in Fishtown tagged with white spray paint. For some reason […]

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Jane Golden’s Mural Arts Program Turns 30

Through this spring, the esteemed Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is hosting a Mural Arts retrospective, in commemoration of the program’s 30th anniversary. This […]

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What’s With All the Mural Arts Hatred?

There sure is a lot to complain about in this city. And we sure do like to complain about it. A lot. But one thing […]

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Why Are Philadelphia’s Murals So Ugly?

I hate Jane Seymour. I also hate the double-dutching girls at 40th and Chestnut, the Philadelphia singers with a clock floating in the air near […]

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Kill the Bella Vista Autumn Mural

Local media outlets this week have highlighted a fascinating preservation versus development case study in Bella Vista, where a proposed town home threatens to block […]