Kalaya restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Shara Dae Howard
May 04, 2020 - 8:46 pm
The 30th annual James Beard Awards finalist announcements were held on Twitter Monday afternoon, with several Philadelphia restaurants and chefs making the list. Read more here.
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farmers market
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Kim Glovas
May 04, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Food shortages at grocery stores may be a boon for community-supported agriculture, or CSAs, though the way they’re distributing goods is changing. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Justin Udo
May 04, 2020 - 2:41 pm
The Philadelphia tourism industry has taken a blow as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but officials are not letting that stop them from showcasing what the city has to offer. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Council chambers
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases continue to decline but the virus’ devastating effect on city finances became clearer Friday as Mayor Jim Kenney submitted a new budget to city council with deep cuts and some tax increases to close a $650 million deficit caused by COVID-19. Read more here.
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Curbside cocktail
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John McDevitt
May 01, 2020 - 11:21 am
An emergency provision bill may soon allow customers to pick up to-go cocktails. The bill is on its way to the Pennsylvania Senate after passing the state House with overwhelming bipartisan support. Read more here.
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Syreeta Scott and her products from Duafe Holistic Hair Care
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Antionette Lee
May 01, 2020 - 6:15 am
Syreeta Scott's Duafe Holistic Hair Care in North Philly has shut down amid the pandemic, but Scott is still paying her employees and offering tutorials on social media. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2020 - 8:31 pm
Philadelphia’s fight against COVID-19, including a stay-at-home order that has shuttered most businesses, has cost the city $649 million, money that Mayor Jim Kenney will propose making up with a combination of cuts and tax increases when he presents a revised budget to City Council on Friday. Read...
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Gov. Tom Wolf.
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Tony Romeo
April 30, 2020 - 3:52 pm
A Pennsylvania Senate committee, voting along party lines, has agreed to authorize subpoenas for information on the Wolf administration’s decisions to close some businesses and grant waivers to others. Read more here.
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Paramedics disinfect a strecher.
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Lynne Adkins
April 30, 2020 - 1:22 pm
Emergency departments and intensive care units are busier than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, but administrators say the facilities are strapped for cash. Read more here.
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Illustration by Natalie Hope McDonald
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Hadas Kuznits
April 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia artist is hosting a virtual First Friday art exhibit starting midnight between Thursday and Friday that highlights what we've suddenly been seeing everywhere this past month: masks. Read more here.
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