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sea isle city mayor leo Desiderio and a scene from his jersey shore bar, where COVID guidelines were not being followed
City Life

Think Jim Kenney Is a COVID Hypocrite? You’ve Gotta Check Out This Bar-Owning Sea Isle Mayor

A roundup of Philly-area news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Sea Isle Mayor in Hot Water Over […]

jim kenney enjoys indoor dining in Maryland
City Life

Marc Vetri Goes Off On Mayor Kenney After the Mayor Dines Indoors

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Marc Vetri Not a Big Fan of […]

ruth bader ginsburg, who will receive Philadelphia's 2020 Liberty Medal
City Life

Philly to Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg With 2020 Liberty Medal

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Receive Philadelphia’s 2020 […]

a server wearing a mask and face shield, as all servers are required to do when indoor dining returns to Philadelphia restaurants
City Life

Face Shields, Sneeze Guards and a Ban on Groups: Indoor Dining Returns to Philly On September 8th

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Indoor Dining Returns to Philadelphia Restaurants After […]

mayor kenney grew increasingly frustrated as reporters asked him about philly trash pickup, gun violence and other issues
City Life

Mayor Kenney’s Thursday Zoom Press Conference Didn’t Go So Well

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Mayor Kenney Really Didn’t Want to Talk […]

mayor kenney talking philadelphia trash during a press conference this week
City Life

Mayor Kenney to Philadelphia: Knock It Off With Your DIY Home Reno Projects

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Your DIY Household Projects Are Contributing to […]

a rendering of a wawa drive thru only store that you will not be allowed to enter
City Life

Wawa’s Newest Concept? A Store You’re Not Allowed to Enter

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The World’s First Wawa Drive-Thru Is Scheduled […]

scenes from some of the philadelphia events canceled due to the new coronavirus moratorium
City Life

Here Are All of the Big Philadelphia Events Canceled Due to the New Coronavirus Moratorium

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. City Cancels All Big Philadelphia Events Through […]

philadelphia police using tear gas on protesters, who are filing a lawsuit over the use of tear gas
City Life

Dozens of Philly Protesters Just Sued the City Over the Use of Tear Gas on I-676

The City of Philadelphia and scores of Philly police officers are defendants in two simultaneously filed federal lawsuits over the use of tear gas and […]

wawa, which is asking customers to pay with cards or exact change due to national coin shortage
City Life

National Coin Crisis Comes to Your Neighborhood Wawa

A roundup of Philly news. National Coin Shortage Hits Wawa Of all of the consequences of COVID-19, I have to say that one I didn’t […]

a member of the national guard in philadelphia
City Life

The National Guard Arrives in Philadelphia Amid the Riots, Fires and Looting

A roundup of Philadelphia news. This post may be updated as more information becomes available. National Guard Arrives in Philadelphia They call what’s been happening […]

frank rizzo statue
City Life

Mayor Kenney, Tear Down the Rizzo Statue Right Now

As a black woman living in America, I know what it feels like to be gaslit. I felt the twinge of psychological manipulation when Amy […]

philadelphia anti-racism riots george floyd protest
City Life

OPINION: Philadelphia’s Anti-Racism Riot Was a Cry From a City That’s Had Enough

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a riot as “a tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by three or more persons assembled together and acting with a […]

city controller rebecca rhynhart
City Life

Rebecca Rhynhart Won’t Say She’s Running for Mayor, But She Sure Sounds Mayoral

So far this year, Mayor Jim Kenney has released not one, but two budget proposals for fiscal year 2021 — the first in early March, […]

An overflowing trash can in FDR Park during the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis.
City Life

Dear Philly: Mayor Kenney Hates How Trashy You’re Being During the Pandemic

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Mayor Kenney Hates How Trashy You’re Being During the Coronavirus Pandemic Philadelphia has always had a major trash problem. […]