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The Price of Cheap Clothes

For years I’ve practiced a little ritual when I shop for clothes. I got it from watching my father, who, like his father before him, […]

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Wall Street Journal: Male Golfers Want Clothes That Won’t Embarrass Them

Thank God for weekends. If there weren’t weekends, my house would never get clean. I’d never get to the post office. And I’d never get […]

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What Comcast Paid Brian Roberts and Steve Burke Last Year

The numbers are in: Here’s what Philadelphia’s most beloved corporate overlords made last year. Brian Roberts, Comcast CEO: $29 million, up 8% from 2011 Steve […]

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Here’s The Store Where You’re Guaranteed* To Buy A Winning Lottery Ticket

MyFoxPhilly reports that the Hess Express on Route 309 in Lehigh County has sold three winning lottery tickets during the last three months: A $371,000 […]

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Presidents: They’re Just Like Us! Obama Taking a 5% Pay Cut

In an act of solidarity with the thousands of federal workers who have been furloughed or had their pay slashed, Barack Obama has voluntarily accepted […]

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Did Jersey Guy Lie About Winning Powerball Ticket?

And we have a winner! Another winner, that is. Sunday, a dude claimed claimed he had bought the winning Powerball ticket (jackpot: $338 million, 4th-largest […]

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Another One Bites the Dust: Lenfest Foundation to Cease Grant Giving

One of Philadelphia’s mega-philanthropies is willingly winding down its operations, after more than a decade of mega-giving. The Lenfest Foundation, which was founded by billionaire […]

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Occupy Philly Protesters Acquitted in Bank Sit-In

The Inquirer reports: “A Common Pleas Court jury today acquitted 12 Occupy Philadelphia demonstrators arrested in a 2011 sit-in in a Wells Fargo Bank branch in […]

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Meet Pennsylvania’s Richest People

Pittsburgh Business Times reports: “Henry Hillman, Richard Scaife and Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Edward Stack are among seven Pennsylvania residents listed on the Forbes magazine list of […]

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Map: The Richest Counties in New Jersey

Richer: North Jersey. Poorer: South Jersey. Using Census data, Spotlight NJ has compiled an interactive map of the richest counties in New Jersey. The calculation […]

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William Penn Foundation Suspends Grants to City Agencies

The William Penn Foundation, the powerful grant-making foundation, has suspended new grants to city agencies while it faces a complaint before the Philadelphia Board of […]

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Drexel Gets in on All This Perelman Philathropy

Apparently, this is the week for people named Perelman to make college giving officers super happy. Just days after Ronald Perelman donated $25 million to Penn […]

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Pros and Cons of Governor Corbett’s LCB Privatization Plan

All I wanted to do was drink at brunch. A friend and I both usually work on Martin Luther King Day, but both of our […]

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City Hall Said I Was a Tax Deadbeat

Mayor Nutter is in one of those moods again, the one where he’s cranky about the city’s flaws and uses colorful, somewhat overwrought language to […]

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Rittenhouse Hotel’s Frank Marandino Named “Concierge of the Year”

Frank Marandino, the longtime concierge at The Rittenhouse Hotel, has been named the “Concierge of the Year” by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, a review of […]