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Philly health officials: ‘Avoid going outdoors’ and try not to drive, because of wildfire smoke
The haze is really thick. It smells bad, too.
Chris Christie, Philadelphia sports hater: 5 times the former NJ gov talked trash on Philly fans and teams
E-A-G-L-E-S? “I’d rather have my teeth drilled.”
Philly’s on top of the food world right now with huge James Beard Award wins
Been to Friday Saturday Sunday? It’s been deemed the nation’s best. And Fork’s Ellen Yin finally got her due.
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Philly’s first councilmember of South Asian descent? Nina Ahmad wants to give back to her adopted city
A trained scientist, she’s keen to bring an “evidence-based” approach to legislating.
The tiny Delco borough on the edge of Philadelphia that has its own MFL stop
Less than one-tenth of a square mile in size, Millbourne has a long, storied history — and residents hope it’s on an upswing.
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Calling all oyster fans: Shuckfest is back, and it’s bigger than ever
This year, the popular local seafood festival takes place on the Philly waterfront.
Gun violence prevention
How Philly’s gun violence crisis fluctuated across 30 years of police commissioners
A look at how the city has fared under its most recent top cops.
A trauma surgeon, community leader, and gun violence prevention reporter ask Philly mayoral candidates tough questions
Reversing the shooting epidemic is a foremost task facing anyone who wants to lead the city.
Fundraiser for family of slain Temple police officer surges past $225k in less than a day
A vigil to honor Christopher Fitzgerald’s memory is set for Tuesday on the university’s North Philly campus.
What we know about the Temple police officer fatally shot in North Philadelphia
The incident is thought to be the first time one of the university’s law enforcement officers has been killed in the line of duty.
Philly DSA is helping parents build DIY classroom air filters amid school asbestos closures
Called Corsi-Rosenthal boxes, the makeshift purifiers can also help with mold and other toxins.
School principals used COVID relief money for much-needed staff and supplies. What will happen when it expires?
“I hope that the data will show that those positions made a difference so that somebody somewhere can give us money from somewhere else,” one principal said.
These never-before-seen charts show which Philly schools got COVID relief funds
Money was distributed mostly to zip codes in North and West Philadelphia. On a per-student basis, Innovation Network schools ranked high.
Philly School District risks losing millions to address crumbling buildings as pressure mounts to finalize a plan
Lawmakers are threatening to withhold city funding without a list of construction priorities. Parents have been asking for the same thing.
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Ed Sheeran basically won Philadelphia, breaking the Linc’s attendance record and choosing Philips for cheesesteaks
The pop star was “the first celebrity of his magnitude” to visit the West Passyunk steak shop.
‘What happens if the machines take over?’ Philly’s Liberty Museum is going all in on A.I. art
“Data Nation” takes you into a multidisciplinary meditation on “digital citizenship.”
Your kid’s next favorite PBS show was produced right here in Philly
“Albie’s Elevator” features over 30 local artists in the new children’s series, the first ever created at WHYY.
10 summer traditions you’ll only find in Philadelphia
From slurping water ice to block parties in every neighborhood.
The Phillies’ continuing search for complementary baseball
No, we’re not talking about players being nice to each other.
The Phillies need to stop playing games in California
Sunshine is overrated.
Sixers fans are split on who’s to blame for yet another playoff meltdown
It’s that time of year again — and sadly not much has changed.
Meet the Surge: Philly’s new pro women’s ultimate team is a model for inclusivity and fun
Undefeated for the first half of their season, the players are gearing up for the June championship.