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Philly Ranked Among Nation’s Worst Cities to Celebrate Pride

There’s lots of chatter around town questioning Philadelphia’s Pride — and I’ll admit some opinions are founded — but there’s something irksome about being called out  nationally for […]

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Every Mayor of Philadelphia, Ranked by How Funny-Sounding Their Names Are

Working from this master list from Wikipedia, I have compiled a ranking of every mayor in Philadelphia’s history, from Humphrey Morrey (appointed by William Penn […]

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Philly Shafted On “Gayest Cities in America” List … Again

The Advocate just released its annual Gayest Cities in America list and, wouldn’t you know, Philly doesn’t make the cut. This isn’t terribly surprising news. […]

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10 Hilarious Gay Pulp Fiction Covers

Queerty rounds up a great collection of gay pulp fiction covers from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. The exploitative works, Queerty writes, “were the literary […]

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Forbes: Atlantic City Among Best Places for Business and Careers

And the hits just keep on coming for good old Atlantic City. Yesterday, I reported that Conde Nast Traveler had declared A.C. to be one […]

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Conde Nast: Atlantic City One Of World’s Most Unfriendly Places

Atlantic City may have the cheapest airport in the country and some of the most authentic Vietnamese food around, but it’s also one of the […]

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The List: 6 Controversial Philadelphia Covers

1. Philadelphia Daily News, “The Cowardly Penguin,” April 18, 2012 While this cover was strange and turned a lot of heads, Sidney Crosby himself reportedly […]

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12 Most Mind-Blowing Fast Food Menu Items

This week, the nation braces itself for the premiere of the Dunkin’ Donuts’ new Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich. The “savory and sweet breakfast treat” features […]

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101 Best-Written TV Shows List Insanely Ranks Friends Above Deadwood

The Writer’s Guild of America—the labor union of film and TV writers—has made a list of the 101 Best-Written English-language TV shows of all time. […]

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From Frank Rizzo’s City Hall Statue to the Clothespin: Philly’s Best and Worst Public Art

The other day a friend and I were walking around the city, taking in all the sights the city has to offer. Okay, okay, actually […]

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Best & Worst Prom Proposals

Prom season is upon us. A whiff of cologne carries on the warm spring breeze, and before you know it, photos of friends’ kids and […]

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5 Scary Things About Obamacare

In her recent preview of Philadelphia magazine’s (excellent, by the way) new cover story, “The Ultimate Guide to Obamacare,” editor Sandy Hingston urged readers to […]

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Yuengling Cracks Best-Selling Beer List

The first lesson I was given upon moving to Philadelphia was this: If you go into a bar and want to get a Yuengling—the local […]

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Philly 9th Best Biking City in the Country

Philadelphia, set to implement its own bikeshare program in 2014, has been ranked 9th among U.S. cities in WalkScore’s first ever bike rankings. The ranking […]

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Playboy Lists Franklin Mortgage as One of Nation’s Top Bars (For Those Of You Who Actually Do Want To Read Playboy For The Articles)

Playboy (yes, that Playboy) has announced its list of the best bars in the country and Philadelphia’s own Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. has made the cut. […]