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  • From the Editor: What do you think?

    I received an email recently from a reader who asked politely if I would cease using expletives in my columns and in my own reporting.It was an honest ask from William Cooper, a Philadelphia resident, who noted being a weekly reader of this publication. 

    • Jul 18, 2019
  • From the Editor: Independence Wall

    Last year, the cover of our Independence Day issue featured a young migrant boy watching the fireworks on the Art Museum steps — from inside a U.S. Border Patrol cage. 

    • Jul 6, 2019
  • From the Editor: Your questions, answered

    As an editor, a large part of my day is spent sifting through a massive, endless stream of emails.Nestled between press releases for events and other stuff that doesn’t really fit our core reader demo or random things we’d never consider covering are letters from you, our readers. Some ask great questions,...

    • Jun 20, 2019
  • From the editor: Dog days

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve received reports of the horrific treatment at the hands of a lack of funding for ACCT Philly, the primary caregiver for animals who need shelter in Philadelphia.

    • Jun 13, 2019
  • From the Editor: Giving Philly the floor

    Last week, I voiced my opinion on the removal of Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” from Flyers games and her statue from outside the Wells Fargo Center following the discovery that she also moonlighted as a singer of racially charged lyrics.Many of you wrote in to voice your opinion. This week, I’m...

    • May 2, 2019
  • From the Editor: Friends with benefits

    Over the weekend I caught up with a friend of mine, Mark, who has worked in ticket sales for various sports teams throughout the city. For the past couple of years, we routinely get together, watch the Phillies on TV, sip some bourbon and shoot the shit.On Sunday, we watched the new...

    • Apr 4, 2019

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