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Leslie D. Callahan
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Embrace Spiritual Diversity and Model Equity

Leslie D. Callahan, 50, of West Philadelphia, is senior pastor at St. Paul’s Baptist Church. Nearly two decades ago, when I was determining where I […]

mary gay scanlon
City Life

Can Mary Gay Scanlon and D.C.’s New Wave of Female Voices Derail the Trump Train?

Like a lot of people, I’ve been jockeying between rage and despair over the state of our national government. But when I walk into Mary […]

Carmela Apolonio Hernandez
City Life

Meet the Asylum Seeker Leading Philly’s Fight Against the National Immigration Crackdown

This interview was conducted as part of our New Philly Power series, which highlights 38 Philadelphians determined to shake up the city’s status quo. Read more here. In […]

meeting spots
Business

5 Places Where Philly’s Next Generation of Power Works and Meets

Move over, City Hall. Here’s where Philly’s New Power class gets stuff done in 2019. The Co-Working Space: 1776 This chain (with Philly roots) has […]

tierra whack
City Life

North Philly Rapper Tierra Whack Is the Future of Hip-Hop

This interview was conducted as part of our New Philly Power series, which highlights 38 Philadelphians determined to shake up the city’s status quo. Read more here. If […]

JaeHee Cho
Foobooz

Chef JaeHee Cho on Making the Sixers One of the Best-Fueled Teams in the NBA

This interview was conducted as part of our New Philly Power series, which highlights 38 Philadelphians determined to shake up the city’s status quo. Read more here. In […]

Malcolm Kenyatta
City Life

Philly’s Trailblazing Legislator on the End of City Politics as Usual

This interview was conducted as part of our New Philly Power series, which highlights 38 Philadelphians determined to shake up the city’s status quo. Read […]

City Life

Philly’s Genre-Defying Feminist Writer on Finding Her Voice

This interview was conducted as part of our New Philly Power series, which highlights 38 Philadelphians determined to shake up the city’s status quo. Read more here. If […]

City Life

The Kids Are All Red: Socialism Rises Again in the Age of Trump

It’s one of those final, bittersweet Fridays of the summer, and a dozen people are crowded around a picnic table at the El Bar in […]

Citified

In 2016, Jim Kenney Reminded Us How Effective a Seasoned Politician Can Be

Jim Kenney doesn’t want to be here. It’s mid-October, and we’re meeting in his sprawling office in City Hall to talk about something that should […]

City Life

John Grady Profile: The Dealer

John Grady is trying to show me the waterfront. The Schuylkill is close, just a few hundred meters away, but there’s no street grid here […]

City Life

Michael Nutter’s Incorruptible Administration

This is the Golden Age of ethics for the City of Philadelphia. But I’ll grant that it might not seem that way. Philadelphia’s Traffic Court […]

City Life

Ajay Raju Profile: The Big Raju

Might as well start with the hair. “My life,” he says, “is driven by my obsession with my stupid hair.” “My wife,” he says, “hates […]

City Life

Dominic Pileggi: The Grown-Up

At the Court Diner in Media, the rest of the table orders chipped beef, pancakes and omelets. Then the waitress asks Senate Majority Leader Dominic […]

City Life

NYT Media Columnist David Carr Challenges Comcast Merger

New York Times media columnist David Carr today challenges the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, posing six “serious questions” that Comcast has […]