At Billy Penn, we think it’s important to be transparent about when we’ve gotten something wrong. We will do our best to correct errors and will tell you we’ve done so, both here and where the error occurred.

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December 3, 2018

The Union League is no longer incorrectly referred to as the “Urban League” in the introduction
These are Philly’s members-only social clubs, from blue-collar to bourgeois

August 8, 2018

Candidate Kristin Seale’s age has been corrected, as has a town in her district.
A record number of LGBTQ candidates are running for state seats. Is Harrisburg ready?

July 6, 2018

The amounts raised by Daryl Boling and Tom Murt were swapped; this has been corrected.
Stay informed: A complete guide to Philly’s contested state races in the 2018 election

June 19, 2018

The decade during which trains stopped running on the Reading Viaduct has been corrected.
Rail Park drone video: An overview of Philly’s newest green space

June 11, 2018

The size of the exhibit and the provenance of one of the artists has been corrected.
Photo Pop Philly belongs on Hollywood Boulevard, not 13th and Walnut

May 9, 2018

The neighborhood of Rocky’s house in the original movie has been corrected.
Apparently Stallone has his own ‘Rocky Steps’ in North Philly, because Stallone

May 2, 2018

The name of the conference Pete Retzlaff played in has been corrected.
How the Dallas Goedert draft pick pays homage to Eagles history

Jan. 4, 2018

The jurisdiction to which one interviewee was summoned has been corrected.
Snow duty: Philly jurors still had to show up in the storm