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Meet Shamus Moriarty

When did you first become interested in baking? I have always had a strong connection to pastry. My closest friend growing up went to the […]

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Philly VP Candidate Came in Fourth in Presidential Election

Once a homeless mother, Cheri Honkala moved to Philadelphia in the late 1980s and has been fighting for the rights of the poor and homeless […]

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“The Ocean Has Changed Where It Is”

Normally, when we hear from Collingswood’s Jen Miller, she’s promoting her travel guidebook, Jersey Shore: Atlantic City to Cape May, or the nostalgic Down the […]

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Q&A: Eagles Color Commentator Mike Quick

So where do you stand on this year’s Eagles? The squad is as talented as any that I’ve ever seen. If you go down the […]

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The Greatest Baseball Team in Philadelphia History

The Phillies’ magnificent five-year run has come to a close, and they’ll be on the golf course come playoff time. Some think this is the greatest […]

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Q&A: Meet Diehard Eagles Fan, EatDatPussy445

If you’re not between the ages of 17 and 30 with an inappropriate sense of humor, you might not have heard of EatDatPussy445.

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Q&A: G. Terry Madonna, Political Pundit Extraordinaire

It seems like there’s an ordinance requiring any political news story to quote G. Terry Madonna. Do you keep track of how often you’re quoted? […]

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Curtis Jones Rode a Pedicab, Dodged Protestors at the DNC

Last week, several notable Philadelphians were in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention. Among them was second-term City Councilman and Council majority leader Curtis Jones, […]

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How Penn Is Turning Scientists Into Entrepreneurs

“David” cannot make a cup of coffee. But he is a better businessman than I am. I live in Lower Merion, which is overrun with Penn […]

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Sex, Drugs and the Philadelphia Folk Festival

This month is the 51st installment of the festival, and you’ve been there since the beginning. What do you remember about the first one? Pete […]

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A Chat With Wendy Williams

As talk show diva Wendy Williams gets her shoe cam, Wonder Woman mug and general fabulousness ready for Philly Pride this weekend – she’s the […]

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Shop Talk With Andre Richard Baldini

For the past five years, Andre Richard Baldini has been operating the Andre Richard Salon on Locust Street in the heart of the Gayborhood. As his […]

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Congressman Bob Brady Is Hungry, Misses Pizza

Yesterday, I spoke with Bob Brady in the middle of a busy Primary Day. Actually, he said it was “slow as hell.” The larger-than-life eight-term […]

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Questlove Talks Twitter Controversy, Saving the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Riding the MFL

Earlier this week, I published part one of my interview with Questlove, whose Roots Picnic is shaping up to be the prime Philadelphia festival event […]

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Questlove Digs Coachella’s Tupac Hologram, Hopes for Led Zeppelin Holo-Reunion

Yesterday, I got Questlove on the phone to interview him about the Roots Picnic for a piece in Philadelphia magazine, and we discussed the two-day […]