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artist maria moller on her south philly block where she is debuting a get-out-the-vote art exhibit this week
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This South Philly Artist Is Turning Her Block Into a Get-Out-the-Vote Art Exhibit

South Philly artist Maria Möller has shown her site-specific and public art works in galleries, vacant lots, libraries, motels and all sorts of other other […]

Fired Philadelphia police officer Bryan Turner, who is suing the city for retaliation after he sided with Black Lives Matter protesters
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Fired Philly Cop Says His Support for Black Lives Matter Led to Threats and Harassment

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Fired Philadelphia Police Officer and Black Lives Matter Supporter Bryan Turner Sues City Bryan Turner is no […]

a barricade near the parkway encampment in philadelphia
City Life

Another Parkway Encampment “Deadline” Passes Amid Complaints of Public Sex and Drug Use

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. Parkway Encampment Outlives Yet Another Deadline, and One Local Mom Isn’t Very Happy About That It’s been […]

philly police gather on 52nd street in west philadelphia on may 31st, and the actions of police in that neighborhood have led to two new lawsuits
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City Slammed with Two New Lawsuits Over Philly Police Actions at Protests

A roundup of news from the Philadelphia area. City Faces New Lawsuits Over Use of Force By Philly Police at Protests While city leaders and […]

ruth bader ginsburg, who will receive Philadelphia's 2020 Liberty Medal
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Philly to Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg With 2020 Liberty Medal

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Receive Philadelphia’s 2020 […]

a view of the parkway encampment in philadelphia
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Mayor Kenney Is Backed Into One Hell of a Corner Over the Parkway Encampment

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Federal Judge Says Time’s Up for Parkway […]

christine alonso of the interboro school district board at a black lives matter protest in ridley
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Ugly New Video Emerges of Interboro School Board Official Christine Alonso at BLM Protest

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. More Trouble for Interboro School Board Treasurer […]

Philadelphia police officers not wearing masks during the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis
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It’s August, and Many Philly Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Many Philadelphia Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks […]

interboro school district board treasurer christine alonso at black lives matter protest in ridley
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School District Board Says It Can’t Remove Embattled Official Christine Alonso

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Interboro School District Board Says It Can’t […]

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Don’t Look Now, But Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a Record

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a (Bad) […]

a police car that was set on fire in philadelphia
City Life

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 […]

Jordan A. Harris
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like Real Policy Change

Jordan A. Harris, 36, of Grays Ferry, is the state Representative and Democratic caucus whip for the 2019-’20 legislative session. For years, I’ve seen the […]

ppa-car-boot-philadelphia
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Beware, Philly: The Dreaded Boot Is Back

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The PPA Brings Back the Car Boot […]

philadelphia protesters
City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Protested

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It was 1:40 a.m. on June 3rd, 2020, but it […]

the FBI says this photo shows Lore Blumenthal lighting a Philadelphia police car on fire during a George Floyd protest
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The Feds Are Playing Hardball With Accused Arsonist Lore Blumenthal

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The Feds Want to Keep Lore Blumenthal […]