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Music: 7 Shows To See This Week

Tunji Ige x Michael Christmas @ Foundry at the Fillmore | Wednesday, June 22 Rappers Tunji Ige and Michael Christmas team up for the Bring […]

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Music: 6 Shows To See This Week

And The Kids @ MilkBoy | Wednesday, June 8 Hannah Mohan and Rebecca Lasaponaro of indie-pop band And The Kids started making music together in […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Make the World Better Benefit

On Friday, June 3rd, Union Transfer hosted the third-annual Make the World Better benefit concert. Raising $200,000 for parks in Philadelphia, the Connor Barwin-led foundation […]

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CONCERT PHOTOS: Yeasayer at Union Transfer

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CONCERT REVIEW: Old 97’s and Heartless Bastards at Union Transfer

A Saturday night with the Old 97’s is one well spent. The dynamic grouping of lead singer and guitar slinger Rhett Miller, bountiful bass and […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: M. Ward at Union Transfer

M. Ward brought his special brand of folk and mid-20th-century rock to Union Transfer on May 2nd. Playing behind his 2016 LP More Rain, a […]

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Music Shortlist: 5 Very Different Shows To See This Week

Tokyo Police Club @ Union Transfer | Tuesday, April 19 A decade in, indie/garage pop rockers Tokyo Police Club just kicked off a tour for […]

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39,000 Verizon Workers Go on Strike

At 6:00 a.m. this morning, 39,000 Verizon workers throughout the Northeastern U.S. from two unions went on strike after their self-stated deadline for a new contract […]

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4 Takeaways from Bernie Sanders’ Speech at AFL-CIO Convention

After a heavy night of campaigning through the city on Wednesday, first appearing at the Tindley Temple United Methodist Church in South Philly for a discussion, […]

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Six Points From Hillary Clinton’s Speech to AFL-CIO Convention in Philly Today

There was no shortage of applause during Hillary Clinton‘s speech to the AFL-CIO labor convention this afternoon at the Sheraton in downtown Philly. She spoke in brash […]

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Best Things to Do in Philly in March

March 3 Daughter at the Union Transfer Check out Not to Disappear, the brand-new release from this atmospheric British band. Our favorite single is “Doing […]

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Player Signs with Union, Red-Carded Just Hours Later

Yesterday afternoon, the Philadelphia Union announced it had signed Ilsinho to a two-year contract using “Targeted Allocation Money” (I am not making this term up). […]

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Court Upholds Judgment Against Former Union Coach Piotr Nowak

The Philadelphia Union’s first-ever coach has lost his wrongful termination suit against the soccer club. Piotr Nowak led the Union from 2010 to 2012 — […]

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500 St. Christopher’s Nurses Unionize, Citing Safety Concerns

For the third time in the past month, a large group of nurses voted to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) union […]

IBEW Local 98 - drone footage of Parker Spruce Hotel
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IBEW Local 98 Literally Has 3 Surveillance Drones Now

In early January, John Dougherty‘s IBEW Local 98 union held a large protest in front of the old Parker Spruce Hotel. They brought three giant […]