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Why Are Philly Brides So Obsessed With This Risk-Taking Wedding Dress?

Philly is a big city, so it can’t really be defined by one wedding style. Just like any other major metropolitan area, we host classic […]

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Philly Doesn’t Deserve the Mercy of the Black Men Arrested at Starbucks

Growing up in a southern Pentecostal church, I was constantly reminded of the divine act of showing grace. “Always forgive your enemies,” my grandmother would […]

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Checking In on Philly’s Generation X

In 1995, this magazine profiled 30 of the city’s top Gen Xers (all then age 30 or under). We reached out to a few of […]

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Philly Is a Boomer Town (Still)

Among Philly’s power elite, baby boomers — not to mention white dudes — still dominate. Here’s the generational breakdown of the region’s political, Fortune 500 […]

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Philly’s Poverty Rate Is the Highest Among U.S. Big Cities

Pew Charitable Trusts’ Philadelphia Research Initiative released the findings of a new report on Wednesday that examined, in detail, our city’s poor. At 25.7 percent, […]

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OPINION: I Hope Amazon HQ2 Doesn’t Come to Philly

Today is the deadline for cities to place their bids to host Amazon’s second headquarters. Philadelphia, along with Chicago, Houston, Boston and more than 50 other […]

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Spitting in Philly’s Face, NFL Decides to Hold Next Draft in Dallas

Unable to resist capitalizing on the most viral moment in NFL Draft history, the league announced on Wednesday that its premier offseason event will head […]

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We Want to Hear Your True Life Wawa Stories

I have plenty of Wawa memories that are pleasant: As a kid, picking up a paper with my dad to read about who blew the […]

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OPINION: Philly Isn’t Charlottesville. It’s Worse.

“Who is more racist: The North or the South?” That is the age-old question I’m often asked when I tell people I moved to Philly […]

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Philly to Host Army-Navy Game in Five of Next Six Years

After several years of trading off hosting duties with Baltimore, Philadelphia has been named the official site for the Army-Navy Game in five of the […]

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We Took a Look at Philly’s “Nuclear Incident” Plan

Recent diplomatic friction with North Korea has left a growing number of Americans feeling a sense of impending doom – a sentiment that was once […]

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Goldberg From “The Mighty Ducks” Is Heading to Jail

Actor Shaun Weiss – best known for his role as the affable Philadelphia-born goalie Greg Goldberg in Disney’s beloved Mighty Ducks movie franchise – was […]

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Where to Get Your Frosé Fix in Philly This Summer

Right off the bat, I think I should say that I am not recommending that anyone actually drink frosé. I am not endorsing this mystifying fad […]

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Philly’s Unlikely Role in the “Twin Peaks” Revival

In David Lynch’s surreal world of Twin Peaks, the FBI is not headquartered at its familiar J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C., but in […]

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Philly Drops From Top 5 U.S. Cities

Philly’s population increased for the tenth consecutive year, but surging Phoenix somehow managed to overtake us as our country’s fifth-largest city, statistics released by the […]