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PW's Picks for Philly Beer Week

With all due respect to the Mummers, cheese steaks and those Rocky imitators running up the Art Museum steps, the city has been in dire need of a fun, new tradition for a while now, and the annual relay featuring the Hammer of Glory—better known as the HOG—that kicks off Philly Beer Week festivities has become just that in three short years.

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ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: June 1-7

Screaming Females, blow jobs, art shows and more to do this week in Philly.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Picture Imperfect: PA Bill Would Require Photo ID at the Polls

State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe says he’s doing it for the patriots among us. This, he says, is why House Bill 934—the Pennsylvania Voter Identification Protection Act, which requires all Keystone State citizens to show ID at their respective polling places—needs to pass.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Manayunk Bike Race: This Year, An Exercise in Party Control

It’s tradition versus tradition, really. After 27 years, the International Cycling Championship cutting through Manayunk and Roxborough is tradition. But like any good time taken over by the rowdy piggyback partiers—see the Stroll, Mardi Gras on South Street and Greek Picnic—so is putting the kibosh on the party. Philly: This is why we can’t have nice things.

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