#PopeInPhilly finally became the real thing. After months of discussion and weeks of preparation and worry, Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia and put on a show. And that show began shortly after he arrived at the airport, when he displayed the kindness and mercy that have made him beloved as the ‘cool’ pope.
What’s a little water when you’re celebrating heritage and culture?
From civil rights leader to political pioneer to gangsta rap foe, Philly’s C. DeLores Tucker lived a full life in the public eye
She was the first Black woman to hold a cabinet position in Pennsylvania, and is remembered for much more.
‘Justo lo que tenía que hacer’: Gabriela Sánchez se inspira en su herencia para dirigir el Fondo Cultural de Filadelfia
La artista, de 32 años, está encantada de dirigir una organización cultural en la ciudad.
by Némesis Mora
‘Exactly what I need to be doing’: At 32, artist Gabriela Sánchez is leading the Philadelphia Cultural Fund
A Philly native, she’s focused on funding projects that advance social justice, equity and bilingualism.
by Némesis Mora
From skyline shots in the fake windows to layouts that mimic rowhomes, the Swedish retailer is all about “local living solutions.”
by Asha Prihar
After a very short stint in the minors, the South Florida high school phenom is landing in the big leagues.
by Justin Klugh
1 in 5 Philadelphia children suffers from the respiratory disease.
by Brooke Petry
Shop owner Cortez Johnson, who’s also a film producer, grew up in the neighborhood and always wanted to revitalize a corner store.
by Ali Mohsen
Should Castellanos have let the foul ball drop? Statisticians say the outfielder did the right thing.
Interesting people in interesting places, with GPLEX co-chairs shining bright
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