PW's 2015 Philly Spring Guide

PW's big annual guide to more than 150 awesome happenings all around Philadelphia this season.

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Posted Mar. 18, 2015 | Comments: 0

Liz Longley's a city girl with a country sound

The Downington native and Berklee grad's new self-titled LP drops Tuesday, and she’s playing Ardmore Music Hall next Friday.

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Posted Mar. 11, 2015 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION > COVER STORY

By Stephen H. Segal

Spock taught me not to be racist—but not in the way you'd expect

Star Trek had made me anti-racist inside my own head, but it turned out that was no antidote against causing real offense in the real world.

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Posted Mar. 4, 2015 | Comments: 2

South Philly flower Carol Riddick sings the songs of Anita Baker

Riddick’s name has long been on the lips of local music tastemakers, but the beginnings of her wider success can be traced all the way back to 2003 when she appeared as a guest vocalist on Musiq Soulchild’s third LP, soulstar.

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Posted Feb. 25, 2015 | Comments: 0

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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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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 [...]