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Here’s How Philly’s Rich and Famous Are Spending Their Political Dollars

We combed through campaign finance records published by the Federal Election Commission to find out which presidential candidates, PACs and Super PACs have been getting […]

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Questlove, Patti LaBelle, Daryl Hall, DJ Jazzy Jeff Unite for COVID Relief Concert

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Philly Music Stars Unite for PHLove Coronavirus Relief Concert In 1995, Philly hosted Live Aid. In 2005, we hosted […]

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Questlove Talks the Troc, Cheesesteaks, and His Greatest Fear

It’s good to be Questlove. He’s got his vegan cheesesteaks at Citizens Bank Park. He and the Roots are now in their tenth year playing […]

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Questlove Is Bringing a Vegetarian Cheesesteak to Citizens Bank Park

Roots drummer and occasional vegan Questlove is getting into the cheesesteak game — minus the steak. The Philadelphia native has partnered with Impossible Foods, makers of […]

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The Roots Picnic Is Moving From Penn’s Landing to “Greener Pastures”

The Roots Picnic has found a new home in “greener pastures.” Festival organizer and the Roots’ frontman Questlove announced that the long-running Philly event will move to […]

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SEPTA Wants to Know: Who Should Be Its Official Announcer?

SEPTA wants to know: Which famous Philadelphian’s voice would make you want to take public transit? The organization is stealing ideas from Vancouver. Last month, the Canadian city’s public transportation […]

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Questlove Is Kicking Off the Fillmore’s New Beer Garden

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Philly in the summer, it’s that there will never be too many beer gardens. And it’s a good thing, too […]

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2018 Roots Picnic: Questlove Announces Date, Lineup

It’s that time of the year, folks: Here comes the annual hype for the Roots Picnic. Roots frontman Questlove took to Instagram this morning to […]

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Questlove to DJ at Free Prince Tribute Concert in West Philly

I count myself lucky considering the fact that I was #Blessed to be able to witness the guitar-shredding, soul and funk-ified sound of Prince live and […]

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Eat This Now: Love & Honey’s Fried Chicken

Last year, we reported that chefs Todd and Laura Lyons would be opening a fried chicken-centric restaurant in their Northern Liberties neighborhood. Last month, Love […]

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Music: 6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

International Women’s Day Benefit Concert @ Underground Arts | Wednesday, March 8 This benefit for the new Crossroads Women’s Center — “a grassroots, multi-racial, community-based, […]

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Music: 8 Shows to See in Philly This Week

Election Night Special @ L’Etage | Tuesday, November 8 It’s a singer-songwriter election night at L’Etage with Adeline Hotel and Minor Moonplay, plus Kristian Rodriguez […]

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18 Things to Do This Weekend

Midnight Madness: Akira @ Ritz at the Bourse | Friday, April 29 The next installment in the Ritz at the Bourse’s midnight series is the […]

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LISTEN: Questlove Talks Prince, Ping Pong, Philly in Interview With NPR’s Terry Gross

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has had a tumultuous and emotional few weeks, with the deaths of his friends and music legends Prince — about whom he penned an […]

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20 Things To Do This Weekend

Twilight in the Gardens @ Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens | Friday, April 22 The Magic Gardens kicks off its seasonal BYOB series with music from Son […]