Reporter / Curator
Cassie Owens is a reporter/curator for BillyPenn.com. She was assistant editor at Next City and has contributed to Philadelphia City Paper, Metro, the Jewish Daily Forward, The Islamic Monthly and Spoke, among other publications. She's regularly covered culture and urban policy, from writing the first profile of YouTube personality Peanut Live to reporting on Newark's Valentine's Day vacant lot sale.
Meet the locals leading the charge against Trump’s policies.
“It’s in no way a political statement,” says the decorator at Traub’s Bakery — who did say she voted for Trump.
Things are definitely better than year 1, when “someone regifted a bottle of water.”
“It was everyone’s dorm room.”
The bill, from a suburban Philly Republican and a Berks County Democrat, is modeled on Texas law.
“We don’t want to be slick and shiny. We want to be ourselves.”
Sorry, ex-Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk — “those bastards in Hershey” are back.
There’s a story behind Roberto Pupo’s decision, which will reshape the corridor.
The “first fruits of the harvest,” displayed.
“Get home before sunrise and stay out of trouble.”
It’s public art, and it’s been in the works for years.
There’s no use denying it: Holiday season is sweets season.
He’s pretty much the “Worst of Philly” guy.
Legend says the mythical cake has more flavor and a lighter texture. What’s the truth?
Charlie Brown won the whole damn thing.
Alternative venues have been in the nation’s focus ever since a warehouse-turned-live music venue in Oakland caught fire last week.
We reached out to locals who traveled the roughly 1,600 miles— a distance longer than the proposed pipeline itself— to support the water protectors there.
Iverson’s ex-wife and daughter are modeling his new Question Mids, which were designed by Melody Ehsani.
The president emailed staff and students today.
Maybe you’ve read about it.