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Property

Not Only Is Philly Affordable — It’s Also Trendy

Even as some observers of the Philly real estate market worry that houses in the city may be getting unaffordable, they remain great buys for […]

City Life

Police Lies About SEPTA Riders Filming a Rape Show Yet Again Why We Can’t Trust Them

When something sounds too bizarre to be true, chances are it’s not — especially when the source is the police. Last week, reports of a […]

City Life

As I Turn 30, I Wish Philly the Same Confidence It Gave Me

As my fellow millennials would put it, “This is 30.” On October 12, 1991, in the midst of the the controversial Anita Hill and Clarence […]

City Life

Vaxathon Reveals There’s More to the Narrative About Black Americans and the COVID Vaccine

As the saying goes: If you build it, they will come — and last weekend, with its 24-hour “Vaxathon,” the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium built […]

City Life

With COVID-19 Cases Spiking, Philly Needs to Shut Down Completely

The best way to describe Philly’s current approach to the pandemic is this: It’s a walking contradiction. Last week, I made the unusual-for-me decision to […]

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If Biden Wins the White House, Here’s What He Owes Philly

Election Day is finally here, and — as you may have heard somewhere — it all comes down to Pennsylvania. In 2016, Trump did what […]

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To Combat Philadelphia Gun Violence, We Must Dismantle the Office of Violence Prevention

At this point, to describe our city as a broken record in how it responds to gun violence would be an understatement. Here’s how it […]

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If Philadelphia Can’t Apologize for the MOVE Bombing 35 Years Later, How Progressive Are We?

On May 13, 1985, 11 people, including five children, were killed during a city-authorized bombing and burning of a black neighborhood in West Philadelphia. The state-sanctioned […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals Philly at Its Absolute Best — and Utter Worst

A week ago, I was able to buy toilet paper and bleach in abundance at my nearby CVS. I did this while planning a dinner […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

This Couple’s Dog Crashed Their Engagement Photos at Tattooed Mom

Philadelphians take their dogs everywhere, so why not take your fur baby to your engagement session? This local couple did just that for their Tattooed […]

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A New Location of the Reiki School Just Opened in Queen Village

Get ready to relax and breathe deeper in Queen Village at the just-opened outpost of The Reiki School + Clinic. It’s the 21-year-old business’s second […]

City Life

I Tried Twice to Like Dîner en Blanc, but It’s Truly an Elitist Display Philly Doesn’t Need

Full disclosure: I like nice things. Being a young Black gay man in a world that generally makes it a point to deny me such […]

Philadelphia Wedding

5 Philly Women on the Pre-Wedding Treatments That Are Totally Worth the Hype

We wanted to know what treatments, splurges, fitness classes, and beauty and self-care treatments were popular in the Philly bridal scene — and which were […]

Life & Style

Covet: These White Hot Boots Are the Winter Footwear You Need

If you’ve been trendspotting lately, you’ll have noticed that celebs like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner (who has recently been seen at Sixers games) have […]

City Life

Philadelphia Dodged a Major Bullet by Not Getting Amazon HQ2

On Monday night, I did a happy dance. After a year of anxious hype and legitimate caution, news finally broke that Amazon’s second headquarters won’t […]