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By Bill Chenevert, Sheena Lester & Stephen Segal

Beach Bound: 25 things to do at the shore this summer

Kite Festival; Wine Fiesta; The Hooters; Taste of the Taj; King & Queen of Plop; and more.

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Posted May. 19, 2015 | Comments: 0

In their own words: All 7 primary candidates for Philly mayor

Philly Weekly asked all seven primary candidates—six Democrats, one Republican—to make their final direct appeal to voters before Election Day.

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Posted May. 13, 2015 | Comments: 3

NEWS AND OPINION > COVER STORY

By Stephen H. Segal

Philly gets its very own Renaissance Faire

Designing a Ren fest specifically for a big-city audience has meant doing some things differently. For starters, its cast of performers boasts not just a merry improv troupe of knights, jugglers and tavern wenches ...

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Posted May. 6, 2015 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION > COVER STORY

By Stephen H. Segal

Marketplace's David Brancaccio on money, sustainability & the zombie apocalypse

Brancaccio will visit WHYY’s Philadelphia studio for a members-only ticketed conversation with Marketplace’s Dan Gorenstein and NewsWorks Tonight’s Dave Heller

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Posted Apr. 29, 2015 | Comments: 0

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Pa-Gov: Here’s one ad we love—and one we hate
By Josh Kruger

Right now, we’re all being bombarded by negative ads in the run up to next Tuesday’s primary.  Everybody hates this shit.  Specifically, two ads have gotten our attention lately:  One from the governor’s race and another from PA-13, which we’re referring to as “GIRL PLEASE” AND “AWESOME SAUCE TASTES LIKE…” First up, Tom Corbett’s take on Democrat Tom Wolf’s [...]

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“Tips for Jesus” hits Philly; man leaves $7,000
By Josh Kruger

There’s a mysterious, awesome movement afoot right now in America: It was (probably) begun by a corporate executive, and it’s hit more than a dozen cities across the country. The mission: make the world a better place one ridiculously large tip at a time. Usually to often overworked, underpaid waitstaff and bartenders. And it seems that [...]