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PlanPhilly’s guide to getting around during the DNC

PlanPhilly’s guide to getting around during the DNC

We're urbanist nerds here at PlanPhilly, so while we can't help you navigate all the late-night bashes, we can help you navigate the city when it's inundated by protests and motorcades.

Before the DNC, a 'people’s convention' sets its own, progressive agenda

Before the DNC, a 'people’s convention' sets its own, progressive agenda

Bernie Sanders supporters know their candidate won't get the Democratic party nod Thursday, but they'd like to convert the burst of enthusiasm for his campaign into sustained political activism. To that end, a group called

Judge postpones day of reckoning for Uber in Philly while taxis promise not to strike

Judge postpones day of reckoning for Uber in Philly while taxis promise not to strike

Philadelphia taxi drivers and disabled activists went to court today with high hopes. The groups weren't happy with a deal struck between the Philadelphia Parking Authority and Uber allowing the ride-hailing company to operate

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During the DNC, remembering America's 'Founding Mothers'
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During the DNC, remembering America's 'Founding Mothers'

The Christ Church Burial Ground, in addition to holding the stories of five signers of the Declaration of Independence and 10 mayors of Philadelphia, also holds the stories of many women whose lives were just as

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40 years after Legionnaires outbreak, the case for a 'Safe Breathing Water Act'

Forty years ago this month, Legionnaires disease broke out at a Philadelphia hotel hosting an American Legion conference. Four decades later we’re still being exposed to Legionella bacteria, but we’ve done

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Welcome to Philadelphia-ish: DNC a boon for suburban hotels

Welcome to Philadelphia-ish: DNC a boon for suburban hotels

Late last year, the Democratic National Convention Committee awarded contracts to 26 hotels around the region — including 10 in a Montgomery County "delegate cluster."

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Hungary for discount dentistry? The European nation feeds the world's growing appetite for medical tourism

Hungary for discount dentistry? The European nation feeds the world's growing appetite for medical tourism

If Bela Batorfi has his way, Hungary may soon be synonymous with complex dental procedures in the way that France is known for baguettes and the Eiffel Tower.

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