Spring is just around the corner (Instagram/@wmdkenner)

How Philly mayoral candidates are faring on TikTok 

At least half of Philadelphia’s mayoral contenders have launched TikTok accounts to promote their candidacy, and the results are… interesting.

BP’s Asha Prihar and Kira Wang looked at each candidate’s profile on the app, from Jeff Brown dancing in supermarket aisles to Derek Green’s dad vibes.

→ Are any of the candidates doing it right?

Screenshots from candidate TikTok accounts: Derek Green, Maria Quiñones Sánchez, Allan Domb

Who makes the best pizza in Philadelphia?

Fifteen years ago, there were only a few places making great pizza in Philly, where tomato pie has long reigned supreme. But things have changed.

GMA chose two finalists: Pizza Jawn (we made lard bread there), and Rione, which makes taglio pies below. Have you tried them? What’s your fave spot?

→ Our dining review of Rione

Roman style pizza at Rione (Danya Henninger/Billy Penn)

RECAP: What else happened?

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Zero public events on Mayor Kenney’s calendar today. 


🍺 Billy Penn Quizzo: Our monthly trivia night is back! We’re at Attic Brewing in Germantown this month, with three rounds of questions, happy hour specials, and great prizes for the winners. Free RSVP here. (6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28)

🎶 An East Falls gospel party called “The Black Experience” goes down in East Falls with music, spoken word, skits, vendors, and refreshments included in your $25 ticket. (2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19)

🥃 Calling tequila and mezcal fans: Añejo Philly in NoLibs hosts its second annual “For the Love of Agave” tasting party. A $65 ticket includes sips of 30+ spirit, with guac and salsa chip-dipping stations in between (7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20)