Why this Fourth of July at Independence Hall is an extra big deal in the wake of marriage equality and ongoing racial struggle

This Fourth of July, the scene at Independence Hall will reflect the liberties we’ve finally secured—and the ones we’re still fighting for.

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Posted Jun. 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

What makes a burger great? Philly chefs debate the perfect patty

Ask 100 people what makes for a great hamburger, and you’re likely to get 200 answers. With all the infinite variations and permutations that exist for the great American sandwich, broad consensus is unlikely

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Posted Jun. 23, 2015 | Comments: 2

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By Stephen H. Segal

Reason no. 1 to do the Manayunk Arts Festival: lush, gorgeous photography

Amid all its eye candy, the Manayunk Arts Festival features some of Philly’s finest photographers of place.

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Posted Jun. 17, 2015 | Comments: 0

Four years before Stonewall, the gay rights struggle started at Independence Hall

Fifty years ago this summer, gay citizens in Philadelphia first stood up to declare they deserved to be treated like everyone else.

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Posted Jun. 10, 2015 | Comments: 5

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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 [...]