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City Life

Philly Unions Collect Supplies for Harvey Relief

It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall and Houston is still under water. As relief efforts across the country continue […]

Business

Too Busy for Online Dating? New Philly Startup Will Swipe for You

There isn’t a lot that the duo behind Wingman, the dating startup launched this month in Philadelphia, will let their customers know about them. “It plays […]

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City Life

Meet the Philadelphia Union’s New Chief Tattoo Artists

Back in February, we told you the Philadelphia Union was in the market for a team tattoo artist. Why, you ask? Because many of the players […]

Things to Do

Philly Band The Districts Delivers its Best Record Yet

The prevailing mood on the new record by Philly band The Districts is urgency. The band has always made music with artful rock vision, but […]

Business

Oops! Penn’s Anti-Union Graduate Student Group Hired, Then Immediately Fired This Far-Right Attorney

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearings that could grant the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate students the chance to vote on unionization are ongoing, but Penn’s anti-union […]

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City Life

Hundreds of Federal Employees to Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

Hundreds of federal employees are expected to protest President Donald Trump’s proposed funding cuts in Philadelphia today. A local chapter of the American Federation of Government […]

Business

Philly Millennials With Top Jobs and Good Teeth, Your Dating App Has Arrived

Everyone’s favorite dating app to hate — The League — has officially made its way to Philadelphia, and it’s why you got a flood of […]

Business

Penn Grad Students Race to Unionize

Graduate teaching and research assistants attempting to organize a labor union at the University of Pennsylvania filed a petition for a recognition election with the National Labor […]

City Life

Labor Unions Endorse Jack O’Neill for Philly DA

Eight labor unions have endorsed Jack O’Neill in the race for district attorney of Philadelphia. O’Neill, a 35-year-old Democrat, joined the race last month at the […]

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City

The Union Are Doing a Hilarious Fan Promotion in Advance of Home Opener

The Philadelphia Union opened the season on Sunday. The first game went pretty well! Okay, the scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps won’t make many […]

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City

The Philadelphia Union Are Hiring a Chief Tattoo Artist

The Philadelphia Union signed a bunch of new players this offseason. When VP of marketing Doug Vosik went to meet some of them, he realized […]

City Life

Pa. Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Anti-Union, Anti-Immigrant Bills

Much like President Donald Trump, Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are wasting no time in using their majority status to pass bills on their agenda. 

City Life

PPA Refused to Ticket Republican Senator’s Illegally Parked Car

If your car is parked in a no-stopping zone in Center City, you will, no doubt, get a $51 ticket. Your car might even be […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Andre Blake Made the MLS Best XI

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City Life

Could the 2016 SEPTA Strike Be the Last One Ever?

Now that Transport Workers Union Local 234 has ratified a new, five-year contract that was pretty much what SEPTA had offered it on the eve […]