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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Uber Suspends Riders Over “Public Health Concern,” City Shuts Down Businesses

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Uber Suspends Philly Riders Over “Public Health Concern” Have you had your Uber rider account suspended in the last […]

Foobooz

The Foobooz Guide to Ordering Delivery in Philly

Delivery these days is complicated. There are so many apps which always seem to be running different specials, not to mention the fact that lots […]

City Life

Philly Uber Drivers Are (Supposedly) Striking This Week

If you’ve been paying attention to the news in Philadelphia over the last month, you may be inclined to stay at home this Wednesday based […]

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City Life

You Can Now Get Geno’s Steaks Delivered Straight to Your Home

You no longer have to wait in line at Geno’s to get one of the restaurant’s famous cheesesteaks — or even visit the South Philly […]

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City Life

Uber Fired This Philly Man Over a Crime He Committed in the 1980s

We hear a lot these days about how hard it is for someone leaving prison to reenter society and get a job. Well, it’s been […]

Business

I Love My Job: Transgender Uber Driver Victoria Miller

When I stepped into Victoria Miller’s Mazda two weeks ago one Saturday night, I had no idea I’d be stepping into the most relaxing Uber […]

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City Life

Uber Passenger Struck in Drive-By Shooting in Southwest Philly

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 22-year-old Uber passenger was struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting on Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia. CBS3 reports […]

City Life

New PPA Chief Says Uber and Lyft Need to Disclose More Data

Have any clue how many trips Uber and Lyft drivers make in Philadelphia each day? No? That’s OK — neither does the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Despite deeply […]

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City Life

Pa. AG Shapiro Sues Uber Over Massive Data Breach

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has sued Uber over a massive data breach that is estimated to have affected roughly 57 million passengers and drivers […]

Business

“This Is Stupid”: What Philly Drivers and Riders Are Saying About Uber Pool Express

You’ve probably heard by now that Uber is once again trying to disrupt its own disruption. Last week, the company rolled out Uber Express Pool […]

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City Life

PPA Proposes Fee for Regulating Taxis, Uber and Lyft

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Uber and Lyft ride originating in the city. The organization says the […]

Business

You Won’t Believe How Much Lyft Tried to Charge Me on Super Bowl Sunday

Ridesharing prices in Philly reached a new high on Super Bowl Sunday. Like thousands of other Philadelphians, I had plans to watch the game at […]

Foobooz

Uber Eats Is Pitting Philly’s Cheesesteaks Against Boston’s Lobster Rolls

The latest player in yet another Philly versus Boston Super Bowl marketing-based sub-rivalry? Uber Eats, which is pitting Philly cheesesteak lovers and Boston lobster roll fans […]

City Life

This Woman’s “Nightmare” Uber Ride Was Probably Worse Than Yours

We’ve heard lots of stories about horrible Uber rides, and if you take Uber with any regularity, the chances are that you have a story […]

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Philly College Students Say Uber Driver Stranded Them at Deserted Construction Site

Two students at Temple and Drexel universities say they had a nightmarish Uber rider earlier this month — and they’re warning other Philly women to […]