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City Life

Mayor Jim Kenney Doesn’t Care About Black People

In 2005, during the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, rapper Kanye West declared on national television that “George Bush doesn’t care about Black people.” It was […]

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City Life

In 2020, West Philadelphia Was the Best Place in This Terrible World

On Saturday, November 7th, in the annus horribilis of 2020, I stood in Clark Park and declared West Philadelphia the best place in this terrible […]

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Property

Just Listed: Rebuilt Rowhouse in Walnut Hill

Do you love the clean lines and openness of those new construction townhouses that have been popping up like weeds all over the city? If […]

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Life & Style

Beyoncé BeyGood Grant Recipient Kimberly McGlonn on Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

English teacher turned Jenkintown borough Councilwoman Kimberly McGlonn advocates for sustainability and decarceration through her West Philly-based upcycled clothing brand Grant Blvd. Here’s what the […]

City Life

I’m a Penn Alum — There’s Nothing Charitable About Their $100 Million Donation

It sounded too good to be true. And so it was. The University of Pennsylvania, an institution with a $14.9 billion endowment, announced before Thanksgiving […]