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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: So You Wanna Be a Fairy-Tale Bride…

Happy belated Valentine’s Day! We hope you got your fill of chocolate and roses and fancy underwear. We also hope you’re married, because if you’re […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Again. Thank God.

On Wednesday, Phillies pitchers and catchers held their first season workout in Florida under new manager Joe Girardi. The rest of the team is due to […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A Grittal Acquittal!

The news was every bit as shocking as Carson Wentz’s concussion, as unexpected as the Phillies hiring Joe Girardi, as unbelievable as the Sixers’ crappy-ass […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Puppy Bowl’s Local Connections

If the prospect of rooting for Andy Reid in any way, shape or form makes you nauseated, consider forgoing the Super Bowl for its cuddly canine […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: At Long Last, A Genius App

So just this week, as we shivered in the cold, we realized we had all the ingredients in our cupboard to make a big pot […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: F@$% Climate Change

We here at Philly Mag are serious about fighting climate change. We devoted our cover story to the issue last November. We’ll be revisiting the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: When Is an Owl Not an Owl?

We’ll admit it: We were a little bit pissed back in 2016 when Temple head football coach Matt Rhule decamped to take the top job […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: She’s Baaaaaaaaack!

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons Spend New Year's Eve Together https://t.co/kALPaGYTN8 — TMZ (@TMZ) January 1, 2020 For months now, our lives have been utterly […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Dogs Rule Because They Drool

As if you people don’t already have enough reasons to prefer dogs to cats, along comes freaking science with more fuel for the fire. A […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Scientists, Here’s Mud in Your Eye

In its quest for actual real, scientific reasons for what the Wall Street Journal last summer dubbed “an epidemic of homers” in recent seasons, Major […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: There Was No Eagles Game This Weekend

Let’s face it: Our weekends have been horrible lately. There were the Patriots. The Seahawks. The mother-freaking Dolphins. The city’s suffering has almost been beyond human measure. (THE […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Going Home for Thanksgiving

Prognosticators warned the traffic would be dreadful this Thanksgiving holiday, and they were right. On the roads, along the tracks and in the skies, we […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: One Wise Owl

So here’s the scoop. Imagine, for a moment, that you’re former Temple U. golfer Brandon Matthews, and you’re coming off a tough year. You turned pro […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: But How Will People Know It’s Penn?

So not too long ago, the W.P. Carey Foundation, founded by an entrepreneur named William Polk Carey (who overcame his bleak Depression-era roots selling soda […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Oh, WIP Callers, Don’t Ever Change

We don’t listen to a lot of sports-talk radio. That’s because most of sports-talk radio is guys talking to other guys about guys, and, frankly, […]