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gloria allred, quinta brunson, ryan long, brittany lynn, patty jackson, and yannick nezet seguin were among my favorite Philly Mag interviews of 2022
City Life

My 20 Best Philly Mag Interviews of 2022

I do a lot of interviews for Philly Mag. In fact, I do two each month in the print issue — one that opens the […]

City Life

Ryan Long on His Best of Philly Picks, His Wawa Order, and the Eagles

My parents named me … after my mom’s favorite soap opera: Ryan’s Hope. I was born in … Booth Maternity on City Line Avenue. It’s […]

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City Life

Isaac Scott Photographed Philly’s Summer of Protest. Now He’s Won a National Magazine Award

Some of the most famous photographs in American history were taken at protests: Birmingham police unleashing dogs and firehoses on protesters during the civil rights […]

Lamar Gore John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
City Life

Lamar Gore on Helping Nature Through Climate Change, a Pandemic and Racial Inequity

As we’ve all been seeking safe, socially distanced outdoor activities during the pandemic, many Philadelphians have discovered John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, those 1,000 acres […]

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City Life

Uncle Bobbie’s Owner Marc Lamont Hill on Anti-Racist Reading Lists and Reopening for Business

Uncle Bobbie’s is one of the best bookstores in the city. We know this because we decreed it so just this year in our annual […]

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YA Author Kacen Callender on Transgender Characters and Writing for Teens

The Rundown Age: 30 CV, abridged: Editoral staffer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2014-’18); three-time Kirkus starred author; winner, Stonewall Book Award, for middle-grade […]

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City Life

Philly’s New Youth Poet Laureate Wants You to Take Young People Seriously

City poet laureate programs have been popping up all over the country, but for all that new poetic attention on the adult practitioners of the […]

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City Life

Penn Book Center’s New Owners on Kindles, Coffee, and Why They’re Still Not Sure About the Name

When the Penn Book Center’s owners announced in April that they were planning to shutter the 57-year-old store, professors and students protested, unwilling to pledge fealty to […]

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City Life

Here’s What Steve Klasko Had to Say About His First Trip to Davos

Jefferson CEO and President Stephen K. Klasko is a busy man. In the past year and a half, he’s overseen a merger between science-y Thomas […]

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City Life

A Philadelphia Legend on Life Without a Computer, Email, or Facebook

No Computer? No email? That’s no problem for Philly legend Henri David, who says you really need to get off the grid. Philadelphia magazine: Have […]

Be Well Philly

I Gave Up Added Sugar for a Month. Here’s What Happened.

The sugar addiction is real, you guys. I know I personally have had many nights when I could kill for just a little bit (okay, a lot) […]


Cell Phones That Charge in Seconds? New Research From Drexel Says It’s Possible

The battery hasn’t advanced in decades, and engineers at Drexel University want to change that. A team of researchers led by College of Engineering professor […]

City Life

Woody’s Is Hosting a Q&A to Amend Allegedly Discriminatory Policies

On Tuesday, November 22nd, popular Gayborhood bar Woody’s will be hosting a public Q&A to address current concerns pertaining to its dress code policies and overall diversity […]

Things to Do

Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Eliza Hardy Jones

Eliza Hardy Jones is starting the year off right. In addition to releasing her first solo record, the longtime Philly music fixture is hitting the […]

City Life

We Want Answers: Emma Fried-Cassorla, Founder of Philly Love Notes

Your website, Philly Love Notes, lets people pay tribute to various things in our city. But you haven’t always loved Philly so much, have you? […]