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  • Michael Nutter for Mayor

    Whatever else he is, Philadelphia’s next mayor is going to be a crisis mayor. In addition to the ongoing catastrophes of poverty and an unsound economy, he can expect to […]

    • May 2, 2007
  • Pojangmacha

    The term “pojangmacha” literally means “covered wagon,” and it’s commonly used to refer to the tented restaurants on wheels in Seoul. The Korean community in Upper Darby has its own […]

    • Mar 14, 2007
  • Buon Natale!

    This the season for holiday parties and even Philadelphia’s mafia is getting in the spirit. Next week, mafiosos and their ilk will gather at Malone’s bar at 18th and Ritner […]

    • Dec 13, 2006
  • Art School Confidential

    say college; you say kegger. I say naked; you say co-ed. It’s no wonder university sex rags can’t get no respect. JiaJia Fei, an aspiring photographer and junior art history […]

    • Nov 1, 2006
  • cover story

    Under the El Artists, dancers and artisans are fighting to save Frankford. But it’s tough to overcome a history of violence. by Duane Swierczynski Every morning, my 2-year-old daughter smiles […]

    • Aug 25, 2005
  • Jim Warren Meets Vampirella

    He built a multimillion dollar empire out of monster magazines, plastic skulls and dirt from Count Dracula’s estate, only to lose it to real-life terrors. But now, Jim Warren is […]

    • Jan 6, 2005
  • Jim Warren Meets Vampirella

    He built a multimillion dollar empire out of monster magazines, plastic skulls and dirt from Count Dracula’s estate, only to lose it to real-life terrors. But now, Jim Warren is […]

    • Jan 6, 2005
  • Democracy In Action

    For those already familiar with the work of Philadelphia natives Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim—Timanderic for short—Tom Goes to the Mayor, their new show debuting on the Cartoon Network’s Adult […]

    • Nov 11, 2004
  • Communication Breakdown

    SEPTA veers into a potential $56 million trolley boondoggle. by Amy L. Webb Wondering what happened to the much-ballyhooed Girard Avenue trolley service set to run this fall? SEPTA’s new […]

    • Sep 30, 2004

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