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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

Philadelphia Wedding

19 Super-Scenic Spots to Propose Around Philadelphia

Philly is a damn beautiful city. We all know this, and we’re all proud of it — even if our reputation has always been more, […]

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 […]

Life & Style

The Look: 9 Elegant Ways to Embrace Glitz and Glimmer This Season

Did you think glittery clothes were just for kids? Think again. Move over, middle-schoolers: These elegant takes on glitz and glimmer make donning sparkles around […]

Life & Style

Connoisseur: Wendell Holland’s Favorite Things

That’s right: West Philly resident Wendell Holland is a Penn Law grad, founder of furniture company Beve Unlimited, and the winner of last spring’s Survivor: […]

Life & Style

The Style and Beauty News You Need to Know This November

With cool new offerings from Philly makers, new beauty and waxing salons opening, brand new stores on the Main Line, and an awesome Eagles line […]

Life & Style

Will Our Obsession With Neighborhood Gear Ever End?

It started with a poster: the city skyline, up on people’s walls, in the early 2000s. Then it was “Philly” emblazoned in bold typeface on […]

Life & Style

Guys, Listen Up: This Is The Most Badass Topcoat We’ve Seen All Year

Tweed conjures up a certain image: an old man in a British pub, smoking a pipe. It telegraphs traditional and classy — it’s just never […]

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City Life

March Demanding Justice for Shantee Tucker Scheduled for Wednesday

This Wednesday, community members are planning a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of a Black transgender woman who was tragically killed last week on […]