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City Life

Philly Among Worst Cities for Drivers, WalletHub Says

If it wasn’t already obvious based on your morning commute — or Sandy Hingston’s — Philadelphia is a really bad city for drivers. WalletHub found that Philly […]

City Life

Is Pittsburgh Really Better Than Philly? (Spoiler Alert: No)

So there’s this website, NerdWallet.com, that’s ostensibly a personal finance site but which often sends out press releases ranking cities compared to this or that criteria […]

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WATCH: Cory J. Popp’s “Frozen Philadelphia” Captures What’s Awesome About Philly in Winter

Philly videographer Cory J. Popp, who we’ve featured numerous times on our blogs, just released a new video that captures the essence of wintertime in […]

Shoppist

This Is the Only Store in Philly That Will Carry Alexa Chung’s Collection for AG Jeans

You’ve probably heard of Britain’s fashion icon Alexa Chung (basically the other Kate Moss) collaborating on a fashion line with denim royalty AG. The vintage-inspired line consists of killer sweaters, dresses, […]

City Life

Voting in Philly: The Agony and The Ecstacy

Went to the polls this morning to vote, which always gives me a thrill. All the other days of the year I carp about the […]

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Amazing Vintage Videos Chronicle Philadelphia As Far Back as the 1940s

After you’re done debating whether to go with the “Amaro” or “Sierra” filter on your next #tbt post, we’ve got some ultimate throwback footage for you […]

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Philly’s Population Still Growing

Nope, Philadelphia is not Detroit. Axis Philly reports: “In its estimate for 2013, the Census Bureau put the city’s population at 1,553, 165, an increase of […]

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Jon Stewart Slams Philly, Cheesesteaks, Art Museum, Phanatic

Jon Stewart didn’t take well to Ryne Sandberg’s report he’d received food poisoning from Shake Shack during a series against Stewart’s Mets, leading to Stewart’s […]

City

$2,000 Clue on Jeopardy! Should Be Easy for Philadelphians

As part of my ongoing crusade to inform Philadelphians of mentions of our fair city from around the country, check this out: Last night on […]

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Philadelphia Event Listings

Our selective, day-by-day guide to the best of what’s happening in Philly. Send event listings to ticket@phillymag.com Thursday 5/15 CHARITY: An Evening at Franklin Square […]

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What Can Philly Learn From Kansas City?

Philadelphia was once the biggest, baddest town in North America. We were once second only to London in size in the English-speaking world. The national […]

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Iverson and McNabb: A Tale of Two Retirements

The tale of two retirements speaks volumes about Philadelphia and our relationship with our sports stars. Allen Iverson is finally calling it quits after running […]

Property

Townhouse for Sale in Washington Square

Philadelphia is a city of squares. And while everyone knows Rittenhouse Square, it’s lower-keyed sibling, Washington Square is a preferred spot for urbanites looking to […]

Property

Old World Charm Meets Modern Conveniences in Society Hill

This home is a classic case of opposites attracting. Old World charm meets modern conveniences in Society Hill. The 1830s townhouse at 3rd & Spruce […]

Property

Have it all at a Rittenhouse Hotel Condo

Interested in having it all at one of Philadelphia’s hottest addresses? This Rittenhouse Hotel condo offers just that. Amenities include a chauffeur-driven town car, room […]