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NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Brian Sims' first six months as a state legislator: pursuing both LGBT rights and bipartisan cooperation

Pennsylvania's first elected openly-gay state rep finds that bridging the political divide is slow work—but he's determined.

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Posted Jul. 17, 2013 | Comments: 7

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: July 17-24

South Philly Review’s 5th Annual Pizza Olympics; Jeff Thomas’ All Volunteer Army; Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival; P.O.D.; and more.

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Posted Jul. 16, 2013 | Comments: 0

FOOD

By Brian Freedman

Strangelove’s takes bar food to a whole new, exciting level

This is where Strangelove’s finds its greatest success: in its rendering of classics, often with a twist. To that end, fried catfish bites, all creamy and tender inside their crackly carapace, were lovely on their own and even better when dragged through a spicy-tart remoulade.

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Posted Jul. 17, 2013 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By J. Cooper Robb

Send in the crowns: the best of the 2012-13 theater season

Let’s look back at the top shows, performances and designs from a year in local theater that, by almost any measure, was a smashing success.

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Posted Jul. 17, 2013 | Comments: 0