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Philadelphia

  1. vulture investigates
    Would Randall Actually Win His Election on This Is Us?We asked Philly’s political experts.
  2. chat room
    Michael B. Jordan Finally Reveals Why He Had to Do All Those Push-Ups for LupitaIt has to do with DMs.
  3. where's the beef?
    Jay-Z: Philadelphia Mayor Attempted to Shut Down Made in America Festival“We are disappointed that the mayor of the city of Philadelphia would evict us from the heart of the city.”
  4. legal troubles
    Jose Garces Restaurant Group Has Officially Been SoldAfter a rash of legal and financial problems, the Iron Chef’s restaurants have been bought out for $8 million in cash.
  5. Jose Garces Will Sell His Restaurant GroupAs the celebrity chef declares bankruptcy, a Louisiana-based hospitality company will take over his company.
  6. racial discrimination
    Men Arrested at Starbucks Settle With Philly for $1, Plus $200K Education FundPhiladelphia had to promise to set up a $200,000 public-school program benefiting young entrepreneurs.
  7. lawsuits
    A New Lawsuit Aims to Oust Jose Garces From His RestaurantsThey want the struggling chef removed entirely from his first three Philly restaurants.
  8. What You Need to Know About the Controversy Surrounding Iron Chef Jose GarcesHe’s being sued for over $5 million, and his restaurants have started closing.
  9. the chain gang
    Men Arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks Say They Feared for Their Lives“Anytime I’m encountered by cops, I can honestly say it’s a thought that runs through my mind.”
  10. the chain gang
    Here’s the Starbucks 911 Call That Got Those Two Black Customers ArrestedThe dispatcher tells officers there’s “a group of males inside causing a disturbance.”
  11. the chain gang
    How Starbucks Is Trying to Fix Its Philly Arrest DisasterIt’s promising to retrain employees, meet with community leaders, and hold a companywide meeting.
  12. The Starbucks Arrests and the Toll of Routine BiasWhat we know about the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks, and what the response to the viral story is revealing.
  13. The Anti-Trump Movement Has Already Made Profound Progressive ChangeProgressives have revolutionized criminal justice in Philadelphia, and are on the cusp of passing a long list of vital reforms in Washington state.
  14. Christine Nangle Brings Back Teresa from ‘Pawnsylvania’ to Ask Jake Tapper […]Remember how great Kroll Show was? Specifically, how great Pawnsylvania was? It’s been a while since we got to hear from Murph, Don, and crew […]
  15. food fights
    Philadelphia and Boston Keep Banning Each Other’s Foods Ahead of the Super BowlCream pies, cheesesteaks, and Boston Market are all under attack.
  16. news you can booze
    Bud Light Says If Eagles Win Super Bowl, Philadelphia Gets Free Beer“Win it all and the party is on us.”
  17. food parenting
    This Philadelphia Dad Measured His Baby’s Growth With CheesesteaksHe was inspired after noticing his son was the size of a cheesesteak.
  18. interviews
    The Chef Who Lost His Ability to CookTwo years after a devastating accident, Eli Kulp is relearning how to lead his kitchens.
  19. sandwiches
    A Family Honored Their Grandfather’s Wishes and Buried Him With CheesesteaksWhiz without, no onions.
  20. 42 Injured in Train Crash Outside of PhiladelphiaA high-speed train hit another train parked at the station in Upper Darby.
  21. lawsuits
    Customer Claims Chick-fil-A Baked a Rodent Into Her Sandwich BunShe reportedly “still” has nightmares and is suing.
  22. twitter fails
    Coke Gets Roasted for Confusing Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on TwitterDoubtful it could’ve confused two cities with a more hostile relationship.
  23. Black Lives Matters’ Defense Attorney Is About to Become Philadelphia’s DAJeff Sessions has killed criminal-justice reform on the federal level. But in America’s fifth-largest city, it lives on.
  24. chef shuffles
    Chef Emily Seaman Has Left DizengoffHer cooking at the restaurant’s Philadelphia and New York locations made them must-visits.
  25. tribeca film festival 2017
    Bruce Springsteen Tells Tom Hanks How He Wrote ‘Streets of Philadelphia’ in Days“If you ever want to have a great moment in a motion picture, walk out a door and make sure they just put up a Bruce Springsteen song.”
  26. obits
    Silence of the Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73He died of esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease.
  27. Philadelphia Cinco de Mayo Event Canceled Due to ICE Raid ConcernsThe organizers of the El Carnaval de Puebla parade “don’t want anything to happen” to attendees.
  28. health concerns
    Philly’s Soda Tax Has Cut Soft-Drink Sales by As Much As HalfRetailers say sales have dropped significantly in the first two months of the tax.
  29. As Many As 100 Headstones Vandalized at Jewish Cemetery in PhiladelphiaIt’s the second Jewish cemetery in the U.S. to be vandalized in as many weeks.
  30. soda taxes
    Philadelphians Are Throwing a Fit About Their New Soda TaxThey’re having trouble processing how sports drinks got more expensive than beer.
  31. maybe they were saying brooooooce?
    Trump Fans Boo Springsteen Ahead of Hillary ShowThe Boss is playing a pro-HRC set in Philadelphia tonight.
  32. widdout
    Famed Philly Cheesesteak Emporium Geno’s Removes Its ‘Speak English’ SignIt declared, “This is America.”
  33. lawsuits
    Soda Industry Sues Philadelphia in Desperate Final Attempt to Kill the Drink TaxThe lawsuit argues it will “meaningfully diminish the everyday purchasing power of Philadelphia residents.”
  34. Building the Philly Comedy Scene with Good Good Comedy Google currently lists forty-two comedy venues in New York City. This dwarfs the ten results for venues in Philadelphia; of the ten, one is […]
  35. Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?Delegates will find roast-pork bao with provolone — and a host of hot-button issues.
  36. Soda Taxes
    Philadelphia Is America’s First Big City With a Soda TaxResidents will pay 1.5 cents per ounce.
  37. Soda Taxes
    Philadelphia Is About to Pass America’s First Tax on Diet SodaThe measure adds 1.5 cents per ounce of every soda or sugary drink.
  38. 2 Dead After Amtrak Crash South of PhiladelphiaThe two people killed were reportedly Amtrak workers on the backhoe. As many as 35 people were injured aboard the train.
  39. Restaurant Review
    High Street on Hudson Excels at Just About EverythingFrom breakfast sandwiches that look like they’ve been assembled by trained forager cooks to the high-minded barnyard fare on the dinner menu.
  40. The Grub Street Diet
    Chef Mike Solomonov Chases Tacos and Tamales With Chocolate Babka“If this diary reveals anything, it’s that caffeine is my friend.”
  41. heroes
    Girl Starts #1000BlackGirlBooks Book DriveSo far she’s collected 400 books.
  42. Philly’s Big News Outlets Are Going NonprofitThe Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com are trying to stay out of the click frenzy. 
  43. Philadelphia Gunman Who Opened Fire on Cop Was Inspired by ISISAmazingly, the officer survived.
  44. Deals
    What Vetri’s Empire Cost Urban OutfittersThere will be pizzerias inside shops.
  45. Big Deals
    Urban Outfitters Will Buy One of America’s Most Celebrated RestaurantThe clothing chain will purchase all of the Vetri Family restaurants.
  46. Interviews
    When Will Philly’s Zahav Come to NYC?“I think we’d kill it, but then we’d have to f*cking move to New York,” Mike Solomonov says.
  47. Bummers
    The Pope’s Visit Was Actually a Financial Disaster for Restaurants“This affected business worse than Hurricane Sandy.”
  48. Innocent Hitchhiking Robot Murdered by AmericaIt had successfully studied the interactions between robots and humans in Europe and Canada, until it got to Philadelphia, where somebody decapitated it. 
  49. Grand Slam
    A Diner’s ‘Antonin Scalia Is a Douche’ Brunch Sold Out in Two“People were just loving saying it — ‘I’ll have the Scalia Is a Douche, please.’”
  50. Coffee Talk
    La Colombe Is Going to Start Selling Canned Lattes“Philadelphia is going to be home base for the next generation of coffee.”
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