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Wilmington Is Becoming the It City Next Door

The bar is three or even four people deep, making it tough to get through the door. Inside, millennials and boomers alike are sipping fancy […]


Philly Rebooted: The Biggest Ideas of 2016 — and Beyond

Something happened when Philly got the start-up bug: The idea that things could be reinvented, that business didn’t have to work as usual, that the […]

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Best of Philly: Food & Drink 2006

Restaurant trend Small plates Tapas, meze, dim sum, “bites” … call it what you will. We call small plates the biggest trend in Philadelphia dining, […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr. Is the Worst Executive in Sports

1. Origins IN THE WINTER OF 1991, Phillies general manager Lee Thomas sent an aging outfielder named Von Hayes packing for California. Hayes had been one of […]

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The Last Mouthpiece

YOUR EYE LEAPS to it the instant you enter the room. You’re tempted to blink hard, just to be sure it’s really there. But it […]

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How to Find the Best Philadelphia School for Your Child

The move to the ’burbs used to be almost automatic for Philadelphians with means — families of all races picked up and left the city […]

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George Norcross: The Man Who Destroyed Democracy

In a story this profane, a story about power and legacy, fathers and sons, a story in which F-bombs rain down in a kind of […]

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“How Many Ed Rendells Are There?”

In “How Many Ed Rendells Are There?” (April 1994), Lisa DePaulo masterfully dissected the glowing national reputation of our then-mayor — and found herself splashed […]

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Features: Who Really Runs This Town?

In thinking about power in Philadelphia, we came up with a simple definition: In this city, power is marked by the ability to get things […]

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Did This Game Theory Expert Plot the Perfect Murder?

Gary Gregory drove toward his sister’s house that afternoon with a short workday in the rearview mirror and a happy week ahead. His sister, Ellen […]