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Mayor Kenney, Don’t Shut Out the Press

Last week, Mayor Jim Kenney put up a blockade between his office and the press regarding what has turned out to be one of his […]

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Philadelphians Heckle Another Minor Celeb into Liking Our City

Mara Wilson is a writer whose recent debut for Penguin, Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame, was well-reviewed. A regular […]

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LGBTQ Celebrities Sound Off After Trump Victory

After Republican candidate Donald Trump won last night’s race for the presidency, LGBTQ celebrities reacted on Twitter about the news. It’s very clear none of […]

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Eagles Troll the NFL’s New Social Media Policy

EXCLUSIVE highlight of Malcolm's pick. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/AiP7FYe3Nf — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) October 16, 2016 Last week, news broke of the NFL’s new rules for social […]

Mayor Jim Kenney reads mean tweets.

WATCH: Kenney Reads Mean Tweets Philadelphians Sent Him

In case you missed it (and you probably did), Mayor Jim Kenney turned 58 this past Sunday. To celebrate his birthday, he sat in front […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: VP Joe Biden Makes the First Wedding He Officiates a Gay One

The vice president officiated at a gay wedding outside his residence on Monday. Joe Biden presided over the same-sex union of White House staffers Joe […]


#DNCDeals: Uncluttered

The #DNCDeals hashtag was a great idea by Philadelphia’s DNC hosting committee. Unfortunately, the hashtag is getting used by more than just local businesses looking […]

A musical based on a Philadelphia man's tweet involves Bill Murray, The Wu Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli
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How a Philly Man’s Tweet Inspired That New Musical About Bill Murray, Wu-Tang Clan and Martin Shkreli

The best Twitter account in Philadelphia is @eastwes. His account is so good, one of his tweets is becoming a musical. This requires some ridiculous […]

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Villanova Wins National Championship, Twitter Goes Bonkers

It’s been a rough sporting year here in Philadelphia, what with the rebuilding, and the tanking, and the other team tanking, oh, and the Rube Goldberg […]

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The Cop Behind the Philly Police Twitter Account Tells All

Last week, the Philadelphia Police Department made national news after tweeting a tongue-in-cheek job offer to Kanye West, and that’s just one of many playful […]

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Controversial Hashtag #TweetLikeAWhiteGay Goes Viral

This past week, diverse members of the LGBTQ community have been sounding off on their experiences with racism using the Twitter hashtag #TweetLikeAWhiteGay, which aims […]

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite #PHLSnow Tweets and Instagrams From Winter Storm Jonas

A cartoon by Joe Dator. Snowed in? Spend some time with our Cartoons at Random tool: http://nyer.cm/UKYVuer Posted by The New Yorker on Saturday, January 23, […]

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Philly Police Tweet “Hotline Bling” #NoSavesies GIF Featuring Drake

The Philadelphia Police Department has added a stellar GIF to its 2–year–old #NoSavesies campaign — warning Philadelphians not to block off their freshly shoveled parking spots with various objects in […]

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The Best Twitter Reactions to Chip Kelly’s Ouster

As you might expect, Philadelphia Twitter exploded Tuesday night after news of Chip Kelly‘s “release” made the rounds. There was some negative reaction from fans […]

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10 Important Throwback Tweets From Philadelphia’s New Mayor

Jim Kenney is not just Philadelphia’s next mayor. He is also a prolific Twitter user. Kenney has tweeted 7,562 times, which isn’t all that much […]