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How Krasner impeachment is playing on Philadelphia streets

District Attorney Larry Krasner is formally facing impeachment after Philly state Rep. Martina White introduced a resolution last week to remove him.

  • Elected officials leading the investigation into the DA have frequently said they’re working in the name of victims of crime. How do people who’ve lost loved ones to shootings feel about the effort in their name?

Some want the DA gone, Jordan Levy reports, but don’t blame him for the crisis — and one says many young Philly men don’t even recognize Krasner’s name.

Terrez McCleary of Moms Bonded by Grief connects with another person impacted by gun violence in 2019

Terrez McCleary of Moms Bonded by Grief connects with another person impacted by gun violence in 2019

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Missed her flight to watch the Phils lose in Houston, but ‘worth it’

Even when the Phillies don’t win, the World Series can be fun, BP’s Development & Engagement Manager Jess deRivera found out in Houston.

  • Instead of feeling like it was enemy territory, she had a blast in Minute Maid Park last Saturday. The Phils lost, and she missed her flight home after getting back too late — but would do it again in a heartbeat. Why?

“Hanging around those weirdly friendly strangers only made my love for Philly — her teams, fans, lore — even stronger,” she wrote about her experience.

BP Development & Engagement Manager Jessica deRivera attended a Phillies-Astro World Series game at Minute Maid Park

BP Development & Engagement Manager Jessica deRivera attended a Phillies-Astro World Series game at Minute Maid Park

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Procrastinator’s Guide to the November election in Philly

Election Day is less than a week away! The Billy Penn Procrastinator’s Guide is here to help. Scroll through this cheat sheet to all the candidates and charter change questions, then bookmark it for easy access when you complete your mail ballot or head to the polls on Nov. 8. Read the guide in Spanish here.

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MAYOR WATCH: Nov. 4, 2022

Nothing public on the schedule for Mayor Kenney. When he’s no longer @PhillyMayor, will he go back to tweeting from his personal/campaign account? The last post there is from January, about the Bernie Sanders mittens meme.

ON THE CALENDAR

☕ Elixir Coffee launches its “Heart on Your Sleeve” poetry project with a party, and will print poems on to-go coffee sleeves throughout the winter and spring. (7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5)

🌮 Taller Puertorriqueño hosts a BYOB Bad Bunny brunch with eats from La Chingonita and El Merurky and pumpkin coquito for sale. Tickets are $50, with proceeds to Hurricane Fiona relief. (11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6)

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