Far from black-tie, this Art Museum ball celebrates LGBTQ ballroom culture

Philly's ballroom community spent a year collaborating with Art Museum staffers to present a runway show with original designs, plus voguing workshops and a special exhibit on Philly's ballroom culture.

City settles suit accusing Philly Sheriff Jewell Williams of sexual harassment
City officials have agreed to pay $127,500 to a female former employee of the Sheriff’s Office who said that sexual harassment by Williams rendered her emotionally broken and caused her to quit her job.

Top execs leave in shakeup at Temple University Health System
Temple Health is eliminating the jobs of its chief medical officer and chief administrative officer, president and CEO Larry Kaiser said in a letter to colleagues.

Shutdown drags Trump approval to yearlong low
A majority of Americans blame Trump for the shutdown and reject his rationale for a border wall.

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Prosecutor won’t bring charges in New Jersey sexual assault case

A New Jersey prosecutor's office cited "a lack of credible evidence" and said it will not charge a former state official accused of sexual assault by another Murphy administration worker.

Penn professor wins one of literature’s most prestigious prizes

Winning the prize, which carries a $165,000 cash award, is "disorienting in a happy way," he said.

CHOP’s new prescription against hunger - a food pharmacy

The pharmacy is the newest effort by the West Philadelphia hospital to address food insecurity – the shortage of adequate nutrition estimated to affect one in five Philadelphians.

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Oscar-nominated ‘Capernaum’ introduces us to the Huck Finn of Beirut

Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) is a 12-year-old as tough and resourceful as the children in The Florida Project, but stuck in a less magical urban world, without the outlet of play and escapism.

First Center City Philadelphia marijuana dispensary opens Thursday

The dispensary, the first in Center City, is slated to open its doors on Thursday morning at 12th and Sansom Streets.

First day of emergency food for federal workers: ‘Grateful' but ‘humiliated’

This is the first time in Philabundance's 35-year history that it enacted a disaster plan to feed people in Philadelphia.

Developer Dranoff accuses Camden of pursuing a vendetta with ‘phony accounting’ in Victor suit filing

The filing marks the latest volley in a legal battle that started in mid-2018, when Dranoff asked the city to transfer the Victor's tax-break deal to a new prospective owner.
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