Playground basketball is a rich and storied tradition in the city. Don't believe it? Just listen to the words of those who've lived it.
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Ain� Ardron-Doley (firstname.lastname@example.org) writes frequently about hip-hop. This is her first cover story for PW.
PW's Holiday Guide 2014
PW's Taste of Philly 2014
Election Day 2014: Tues., Nov. 4