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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: It’s Good to Have Goals

The roster of the men’s lacrosse team at tony Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, crisscrosses the nation: Players hail from Kentucky, California, Florida, Illinois, Virginia, Michigan, […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Out With the Old …

There are several ways to look at the fact that Ronald Donatucci has served as Philadelphia’s Register of Wills since 1980. One is: Over the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A Liberty Bell Brouhaha

On Tuesday, a Very Serious Intellectual Guy named Dennis Prager published a piece for a Very Serious Intellectual Magazine, the National Review, headlined “Does the Liberty Bell […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Making It Rein

A quarter-century ago, a woman named Lezlie Hiner thought a novel way to help at-risk city kids might be to teach them to ride horses. Hiner’s […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Dr. Phil’s Faux Pas

Friend-of-Oprah Dr. Phil (real name: Phillip Calvin McGraw) is a phony TV life coach who has proved himself to be anti-gay; a hypocrite (he was best man […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The End of International House

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to make of this city. Within the space of a week, the Flyers tore down a statue of Kate […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Great State Amphibian Debate

In recent months, our state legislature has been, um, mired in a furious argument over whether to name the Eastern hellbender or Wehrle’s salamander Pennsylvania’s official state […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Just Say No-Gurt

We’ve been waiting for it for a while now, and this week, it arrived: the Great Yogurt Backlash. And we predict it is going to be […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Welcome to Bryce Harper Town

So let’s say you’re Bryce Harper. (You should be so lucky.) You’re 26 years old. You just signed a $330 million 13-year contract. You help […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Philly Phans’ Phear Phactor

Goodness sakes, it seems like only last week we were telling you about a federal court confirming Philadelphians’ God-given right to flip people off. (Oh, […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A Bird-Flipping Hero for Our Times

Debra L. Cruise-Gulyas was having a very bad day back in June of 2017 in Taylor, Michigan. She was driving — in fact, she was speeding. […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Use Your Freaking Turn Signal, You Jerk!

Philadelphia. We’re winners! The Super Bowl! James Beard noms! Bryce Harper! City of the Year!!! So none of us should be too upset that we only came in second […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Parents, Rejoice! A Beer Hall … With a Playground

In general, we have to tell you, things were better in the old days. The grass was greener, the birds sang more sweetly, and the […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Trump’s Report-Card Threats

Disgraced lawyer Michael Cohen isn’t anyone’s idea of a hero. His contrite testimony about Donald Trump before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Small Dogs Go to La Salle

This week, La Salle University announced that starting in the fall, its St. George Hall will become the first local college dorm to be officially […]