Philadelphia Weekly

the flower show's infamous veggie hoagie, which made Philadelphia Magazine's 2021 Worst of Philly list along with Ben Simmons
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The Worst of Philly 2021: From Fraudulent Hoagies to Headhouse Square to Ben Simmons

Every year since 1974, Philly Mag has published the Best of Philly: the people, places and things we want to lift up and celebrate. Things […]

a dog checking out a curbside box for the Philadelphia Weekly, which wants to pivot to a conservative newspaper
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The Liberal Philadelphia Weekly May Become a Conservative Alt-Weekly

Philadelphia used to have two so-called alt-weekly newspapers. In one corner, you had the City Paper. And in the other corner, you had the Philadelphia […]

Don Russell - Joe Sixpack - photo of him holding a beer
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A Q&A with Don Russell, New Editor-in-Chief of Philly Weekly

Earlier this week, Broad Street Media announced it had been purchased by Donnelly Distribution, an advertising and circular company in New Jersey. Donnelly’s purchased gave […]

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Philly Weekly, Northeast Times Sold to N.J. Circular Company

A company that drops circulars on Philadelphia-area doorsteps just got a bit bigger. Donnelly Distribution, a Pennsauken-based circular distribution company that was previously a minority […]


City Paper Shutting Down, Merging Operations with PW

The Philadelphia alt-weekly wars are over. Today Broad Street Media today announced it had acquired the rights to the City Paper intellectual property. As a […]


Philadelphia Weekly, South Philly Review Sold to Broad Street Media

The publisher of Broad Street Media — which owns the Northeast Times, the Star and several wire services — confirmed to City Paper that the company […]


Guide To the Jersey Shore Guides

It’s Friday, the ocean is calling your name, it’s going to be absolutely beautiful both today and tomorrow. Leave work now. The Internet has spoken, […]

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LGBT Six-Word Memoir of the Day: Philly Weekly‘s Bill Chenevert

In partnership with SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir Project, we asked you to submit your queer life stories—succinctly. Every day until we run out, we will present the […]


Philadelphia Weekly Fail: We Meant Dave Lai, Not Benny Lai

On Wednesday morning, the new Philadelphia Weekly hit the honor boxes, with a cover story about the alt-weekly’s favorite things in Philadelphia. The cover (seen […]

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Philly Weekly Spoofs Philly Mag with “Being Hot in Philly” Cover

Philly Mag’s “Being White in Philly” cover story has received a lot of angry rebuttals. Here’s the first light-hearted one, which graces the front of […]

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Philadelphia Weekly Staffer Going on Food Stamps

For a week, at least. As Newark Mayor Cory Booker finishes up his “food stamp challenge,” PW reporter Randy LoBasso will embark on his own […]


Milk & Honey Cafe Has Some Work To Do

Brian Freedman takes a look at Milk & Honey Cafe on the Parkway, the offshoot of the popular West Philly market, and finds that while the food […]