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Rue Landau Gets Around Inside City Hall Using a Razor Scooter

And other things you might not know about this first-term member of City Council.


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I Wasn’t Ready For My Parent’s Dating Drama

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Did Your Neighborhood Win or Lose the SEPTA Bus Revolution?

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I Was This Close to Graduating From the University of the Arts

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Philadelphia Eagles fans who managed to score tickets to a 2023 game. Single-game Philadelphia Eagles tickets go on sale on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
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Philly Today: Eagles Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Here’s what you need to know. Plus, Philly pools open just in time for this dastardly heatwave.

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SEPTA Bus Revolution Winners and Losers

One big winner, but mixed results everywhere else.

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Rue Landau Gets Around Inside City Hall Using a Razor Scooter

Hey, those hallways are really long.

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I Wasn’t Ready For My Parent’s Dating Drama

We all want our folks to be happy. But how do we feel about them jumping back into the dating pool?

Philadelphia police officers arrest someone during a May crackdown in Kensington.
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Philly Today: Mayor Parker’s Kensington Crackdown Intensifies

Still, no sign of National Guard troops. Yet.

The Rolling Stones performing at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia as part of they Hackney Diamonds tour
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It Happened Last Night: The Rolling Stones Took Over South Philly

Photos and dispatches from the packed (and hit-packed) performance.


Best of Philly 2023: City Life

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An irresistible gossipmonger, numerous near-champions, and a roadway rebuild for the ages
Post-COVID, Does Center City Have a Future?

Post-COVID, Does Center City Have a Future?

Back in the day, Philly, like a lot of cities, banked on a revival of its downtown to spark new life. The plan worked fine — for Center City. But now that the pandemic has emptied offices, boomer residents are aging, and millennials are opting for the ’burbs, where do we go from here?


George Santos expects to spend much of his summer vacation in the Poconos
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Philly Today: George Santos Is Invading the Poconos This Summer

Plus, illegal deer, greased pole problems, and a new Netflix special from a Philly comedian.

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I Was This Close to Graduating From the University of the Arts

Our intern Owen Spaloss reports from the scene of the UArts drama.

Josh Kruger and his killer, Robert Davis
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Philly Today: Josh Kruger’s Killer Sentenced

Will the city now release texts and other evidence from the case?

A scene from a Philadelphia block party in 2007, back in the days when it was much easier to get your Philadelphia block party application approved (photo via Flickr/Creative Commons)
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Philly Today: City Block Parties Have Been in Mad Decline

Getting your party approved can be easier said than done.

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Should We Trust AI? A Penn Expert Weighs In

We reached out to Penn professor Chris Callison-Burch to quell our fears.

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The former municipal golf course at FDR Park became an indispensable natural refuge for many locked-down South Philadelphians over the past year.
An Oral History of the Sound of Philadelphia

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Fifty years after founding their legendary Philadelphia International Records, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, with friends and collaborators from Thom Bell to John Oates to Patti LaBelle, look back on the musical partnership that came to define the city.


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I Hosted a Podcast on Artificial Intelligence. Then My AI Doppelgänger Showed Up

One writer’s wild journey into the uncanny valley

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16 Fascinating Ways Philly Is Using AI

From pothole repair to emergency medical response to unraveling the mysteries of human biology, here’s how Philly is upping its game with AI.

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How Philly Learned to Love AI

Everything you need to know about the brave new bot-powered world springing up all around us

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Five Really Smart Philadelphians Talk About What AI Can (and Can’t) Do

We ask five really smart local leaders about the capabilities of AI technology.

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