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RJMetrics' Robert J. Moore talks Philly, innovation, and recording a rap song

RJMetrics' Robert J. Moore talks Philly, innovation, and recording a rap songPhiladelphia is on the map as a budding innovation hub, and it continues to grow.

'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for women priests in the Episcopal Church

'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for women priests in the Episcopal ChurchForty years ago, women were ordained for the first time as Episcopal priests at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. It was an illegal ceremony that would alter the future of the Protestant denomination.

Pop-up beer gardens in Philly stirring brouhaha

Pop-up beer gardens in Philly stirring brouhahaWalking by one of Philadelphia's new pop-up beer gardens, you probably wouldn't guess it’s at the center of a huge fight. Decked out with flowers and hammocks, some of the establishments have brought life to long-abandoned

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This is what happens when a fight breaks out on a SEPTA bus

The Saturday night ride from Fairmount Park to Center City on the 61 bus began normally: people crowding on and off at each stop, the hiss and thud of the doors, and a nice blue-haired lady giving a sermon about Jesus. But the

The NewsWorks 6 — famous newsworthy groupings from the Philly region

The 40th anniversary next week of the Philadelphia 11 — the first women ordained as Episcopal priests — has us remembering some other prominent news stories about groups of people reduced in headlines to a number.

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3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

3 tips for identifying poison ivy — beyond 'leaves of three'

For the past few summers, Elkins Park homeowner Laura Frank has been managing the poison ivy in her yard on her own. This year, though, the patch in her front yard exploded, seemingly overnight.
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