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Fired Philly CIO Says He Was Told City IT Department Was “Too White”

This story has been updated with a statement from the Mayor’s Office. Less than three months after he was ousted from his position as chief […]

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Lawsuit: More Than Half of Franklin Institute’s Terracotta Warriors Were Fake

My family loved the Franklin Institute’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit, which recently closed after a five-month run. The Inquirer called it “ambitious” and “tremendously inventive.” But […]

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Philly Judge Orders Penthouse Club to Pay Dancers $4.6 Million in Wage Suit

In 2013, a Philadelphia woman named Priya Verma filed a class-action lawsuit against the Penthouse Club, alleging that the Castor Avenue strip club owed her […]

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This Trump-Loving Kid From Philly Just Made Things Worse for Newsweek

The once-venerated New York-based magazine Newsweek has its share of problems right now. The editorial staff was recently gutted. The reporting quality has plummeted right […]

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John DeBella Accused of Sexual Harassment by Former WMGK Co-Host

The humor of legendary disc jockey John DeBella has always hovered somewhere between sophomoric and borderline offensive over the course of his 35 years on […]

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North Carolina Man Sues His Own Wife Over Alleged Fletcher Cox Affair

In November, we told you that a North Carolina man had filed a lawsuit against Eagles player Fletcher Cox, who the man claims had a […]

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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart Sued by Staffer She Fired

Frank Oliver Jr. worked in the controller’s office for the City of Philadelphia from January 2008 until last December, when he was fired. And now […]

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This Woman’s “Nightmare” Uber Ride Was Probably Worse Than Yours

We’ve heard lots of stories about horrible Uber rides, and if you take Uber with any regularity, the chances are that you have a story […]


Comcast Hit With New TiVo Patent Lawsuits Over X1 Platform

It hasn’t taken TiVo long to slam Comcast with yet another round of patent lawsuits, just months after the company won a dispute against the […]

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Hidden City Philadelphia Sues 6ABC Over “Hidden Philadelphia” Segments

Hidden City Philadelphia is a well-regarded Center City nonprofit dedicated to showcasing lesser-known parts of Philadelphia — the Metropolitan Opera House, David Lynch’s “Eraserhood”, and […]

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Cable TV Scion Chase Lenfest Sued Over Marijuana Deal Gone Bad

Last June, Pennsylvania awarded medical marijuana licenses to 12 companies in the state, allowing them to cultivate and process cannabis for sale at as-yet-to-open dispensaries. […]

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Transgender Man Sues Philly IHOP for Sexual Harassment

These days, Jahkee Wade makes hoagies at the University City Wawa at 36th and Chestnut streets, a job he says he loves because the employees […]

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Five Below Tells Rolled Ice Cream Company 10 Below to Get a New Name

One store sells remote-controlled poop, mini-plasma balls, and Mongolian Faux Fur Blankets, all for $5 or less. The other store sells that trendy rolled ice […]

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Philly Woman Sues Gym Over Sexual Assault by Ex-Con Personal Trainer

Update: After Philly Mag published this story, we were contacted by a national spokesperson for Planet Fitness who claimed that Ronald Goss never worked for […]

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Philly Sheriff Accused of Sexual Harassment, Genitalia Jokes

Philly’s sheriff has been accused of sexual harassment by an employee who says he made genitalia jokes and called her a “home wrecker” and a “whore” at […]