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City Life

This Elementary School Is Going on Day 5 of No Water

Students and staff at a Delaware County elementary school have been without running water for four days. Officials at Glenwood Elementary School in Media restricted water […]

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In Carousel at Media, Life Lived Fully in a One-Horse Town

As you enter the theatre and hear the distant strains of a calliope, take a look at the stage. What you’ll see there, in Matthew […]

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Billy Penn Publisher Jim Brady Fires Writer for Calling Him Names

Who wants to work with someone who’s badmouthed you in the past? Apparently not Jim Brady, CEO of Spirited Media, the parent company of Philly blog […]

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City Life

Judge: Broad Street Median Parking Is Here to Stay – for Now

It’s the end of the line for the lawsuit filed in July by self-proclaimed urbanists who sought to end median parking on Broad Street. On Wednesday, […]


Comcast Promised to Expand Philly’s Low-Cost Internet—But Now It’s Not Showing Proof

Last week, Comcast announced that 9,700 more families in Philadelphia have enrolled in Internet Essentials — the company’s low-cost service for low-income residents — since […]

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City Life

City on Broad Street Parking: Cops Have More Important Things to Do

The Broad Street median parking war continues. The city is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month in Common Pleas Court by an urbanist political […]

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WHYY CEO Bill Marrazzo’s Pay Last Year: $842,832

Back in 2007, WHYY CEO Bill Marrazzo’s pay was called “excessive and inappropriate” by his employees. An Inquirer columnist demanded a boycott of the public radio station […]


Philly Organizers Urge Chamber of Commerce to Drop Wage Equity Lawsuit

For the first time since Philadelphia’s wage equity law has come under attack, members of the public came forward on Tuesday to express their support […]

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Bill O’Reilly’s Firing Wasn’t “Capitalism at Work”

Capitalism: An economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, […]

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City Life

OPINION: Trump’s First 100 Days Weren’t a Damn Comedy

This Saturday, Donald Trump will be celebrating his 100th day as the 45th president of the United States. So far, there’s been no action on […]

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The Only CNN Anchor Trump Likes Is Michael Smerconish

Donald Trump doesn’t like CNN. He frequently calls the network “fake news” and is obviously bothered by any reports the station does about the bumbling […]


Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring BuzzFeed to a TV Near You

Comcast NBCUniversal has bet big on BuzzFeed in the last year and a half — the company has funneled a total of $400 million to […]


New Bill May Allow PHL Expansion to Move Forward

Public hearings are scheduled this week on legislation that could allow the city to proceed with expansion plans for Philadelphia International Airport by forcing a […]


What $500K Will Buy You in Media

Media is one of those community-revitalization success stories: over a span of about three decades, the once-dowdy Delaware County seat transformed itself into an attractive […]

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Film Office’s New “Billy Penn Music” Causes Confusion

On Wednesday morning, when I was Twitter-followed by an entity known as Billy Penn Music, I thought, Cool, Billy Penn has some new music site—– […]