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The Year We Won It All: An Oral History of the 1980 Phillies

It was a different city then, in 1980. Bill Green had just become mayor after eight years of Frank Rizzo’s reign. As Sam Katz (who […]

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BLM Protesters Call for Delco School Board Official’s Removal After Her Behavior at Protest

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Black Lives Matter Protesters Call for Removal […]

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City Life

Wawa’s Newest Concept? A Store You’re Not Allowed to Enter

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The World’s First Wawa Drive-Thru Is Scheduled […]

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State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]

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Here’s the Latest On the Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire Last Night

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire […]

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Here Are All of the Big Philadelphia Events Canceled Due to the New Coronavirus Moratorium

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. City Cancels All Big Philadelphia Events Through […]

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Welp, So Much for Social Distancing at the Jersey Shore Over 4th of July Weekend

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Apparently Lots of People at the Jersey […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Gritty’s Big Queer Eye Makeover

Oh, that we all had friends as devoted and loyal as the Phillie Phanatic, who recently, concerned about his good pal Gritty and hearing that […]

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Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke on How to Call Your Family Wiffle Ball Game Like a Pro

A friendly game of wiffle ball with the fam might be the closest you’ll come to seeing in-person baseball for a while. So do it […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Phanatic Is Toast

Sports fans of all sorts are growing increasingly restless, and in response, leagues are wracking their heads to figure out how and when it’s safe […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: No, the Phillies Didn’t Scout Donald Trump in High School

We’re not saying the President of the United States is a liar. We prefer the term “embellisher,” particularly when it comes to the truth. Hey, […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: Thousands Violate Stay-at-Home Order to Watch Dirt-Stupid Fighter Jet Flyover

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Thousands Violate Coronavirus Stay-at-Home Order to Watch Dirt-Stupid Flyover You want to know how to basically guarantee that lots […]

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City Life

Can Phillies Fans Learn to Love a Bunch of New Yorkers?

If I’m paying attention when I walk around my South Philly neighborhood, I see these stickers. They’re black, white and red — making prominent use […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Again. Thank God.

On Wednesday, Phillies pitchers and catchers held their first season workout in Florida under new manager Joe Girardi. The rest of the team is due to […]

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New Phillies Manager Joe Girardi Is the King of Managerial Meltdowns

There are any number of intangible factors that probably play some role in producing a successful baseball manager. Is the ability to throw a Popeye-style cartoonish […]