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Category Archive for 'Life in the Big City'

Okay, I agree with maybe 27 of them. Bookmark It

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Everyone should read this. Bookmark It

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My city was gone

All these buildings are falling down. This is the oldest Polish Catholic church in Philadelphia. Bookmark It

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I haz a sad

Now the local Wendy’s has closed. I only went every couple of weeks, but it was one of those places where I could grab a cheap, fast and relatively decent meal — namely, a baked potato and their chili. And in the summer, I loved their unsweetened iced tea, because it wasn’t bitter. Darn. UPDATE: […]

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Family style

Sounds like a great idea. The devil, of course, is in the details. Bookmark It

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No shit

Officially the worst pothole season ever. Bookmark It

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Kareem is an 11-year-old kid who lives in Brooklyn and is known to run off now and then — except this time, he was gone for five days and the entire city was looking for him. (He was just found.) Here’s a great graphic depiction of his week, based on his own words. Bookmark It

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Oh no

The local diner is closing. This is the one that made the news when customers were buying meals for other customers and paying it forward… Bookmark It

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Layover heaven

How can you not love this? There’s a new library in Philadelphia – and it’s in the airport. The Free Library of Philadelphia recently opened an outpost in the Philadelphia International Airport in the form of a book-themed lounge with free Wi-Fi access to the library’s digital catalog. Passengers are encouraged to relax in the […]

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Hah

What is it about some men that they think women don’t notice when they’re fat, or that they need a “helpful” push to do something about it? This is awesome. I especially liked the Bukowski line: An anonymous author penned this blistering “missed connections” post on Craigslist today, entitled “To the s—stain who made a woman cry […]

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