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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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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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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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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) […]

Business

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

Citified

Nelson Diaz: “I’m Not Just Latino. I’m Broader Than That.”

[Editor’s Note: Meet Nelson Diaz this Wednesday at 6 p.m. He’s featured next in Philadelphia magazine’s Candidate Conversations series. Citified editor Patrick Kerkstra will interview Diaz live, and the […]

Citified

The Doug Oliver Q&A: The Underdog Explains How He’ll Win

[Editor’s Note: Want to meet Doug Oliver and watch Holly Otterbein put him through the paces in person? Join us for Philly mag’s Candidate Conversations event this Monday at 6 […]

Citified

The Jim Kenney Q&A: He Declares Himself “Uniquely Philadelphian”

In part two of the Citified Q&A with mayoral candidate Jim Kenney, the former councilman defends his inaction on the proposed sale of PGW, vows […]

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The Jim Kenney Q&A: The Candidate on Empathy, Vince Fumo, Johnny Doc and Mummers

Jim Kenney is a candidate with huge strengths and glaring weaknesses. He has the potential to appeal to probably a broader swathe of the electorate than any […]

Citified

Meet Mayoral Front-Runner Anthony Williams

In the Philadelphia mayor’s race, everything’s coming up Anthony Williams. When past city solicitor Ken Trujillo dropped out of the race, it was good news for […]

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Meet “Little Pete,” the Man Who Could Lose His Diner for a Butt-Ugly Hotel

What did you think when you heard that developers want to put a fancy hotel on 17th Street where the original Little Pete’s is located? […]