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  • From the Editor: Deep roots

    I know I’m a week late to the party piling on debate of what was yet another Mummers Parade mired in controversy.However, given our publication’s namesake, I think that offers a pass.

    • Jan 9, 2019
  • From the Editor: Resolute

    There is something to be said for the clean slate a new year provides.I’m not talking about all the bullshit resolutions that never get kept, or the stuff mainstream media tells you to consider, I’m referring to the more subtle changes which arrive from being a year older, and a bit more...

    • Jan 2, 2019
  • From the Editor: All schools matter

    Here’s my holiday wish, New Year’s Eve aspiration, whatever you want to call it…Next year, we make a vow to consider the things that are important. That will help us out in the long run. What’s important for not just our immediate and extended families, but ultimately for the greater good.

    • Dec 27, 2018
  • One of a kind: Saying goodbye to Rich Donnelly

    Dan McDonough, owner of Philadelphia Weekly, fills in for Editor Kerith Gabriel this week.In 2016, Rich Donnelly was one of the most consequential people in the Philadelphia region that I had never heard of.Over the course of four decades, Rich did something few people do in business – he built a company...

    • Dec 19, 2018
  • From the Editor: Speaking freely

    Over the weekend I caught up with a longtime friend who just had to tell me this joke he’d heard to gauge how I felt about it.Let me preface by saying that I’ve known this friend since high school--someone that I’ve been through the ringer with. He’s White, but has never said...

    • Dec 13, 2018
  • From the Editor: Changes

    So let me tell you about how I spent the weekend out of a job.On Friday, I was notified that I no longer was employed by Newspaper Media Group, the Cherry Hill-based company that purchased Philadelphia Weekly in 2016, just months before I took over as editor in October of the same...

    • Nov 22, 2018
  • From the Editor: Struggles, part II

    Two weeks ago, I shared a pair of stories a former colleague told me about how he navigates the dance classified as working poor.Since telling his story via my column, I’ve received numerous emails from readers (and thank you) who’ve shared similar tales of what they go through just to survive a...

    • Nov 15, 2018
  • From the Editor: Struggles

    I ran into an old colleague of mine recently who, like our publication, is a part of an initiative called Broke in Philly.It is a citywide collaboration of publications large and small raising awareness and ultimately solutions journalism to a variety of issues that keep Philadelphians in poverty. The collaboration is managed...

    • Nov 1, 2018

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