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A Cecil B. hip-hop phenomenon

There is a deceptively small store wedged between Food Way and City View Pizza on Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Its modest storefront does it little justice. Phenomenal Records is one of the best underground record stores in Philly.…

Gay Bingo isn’t your grandmother’s game

Bingo isn’t necessarily the first thing that pops into your head when you’re looking for something exciting to do on a weekend. Your memories of nights spent in the church hall with grandma aren’t exactly equivalent to the fun night out with friends that you’re looking for.…

MakePhilly brings geeks and artists together to create

Words like “nanotechnology” and “BEAM robotics” are abstract concepts for many people. We know such things exist, but don’t think they can apply to our lifestyles. We leave the creative possibilities of technology to scientists and engineers who are trained to understand them.But brace yourselves for a radical notion: what if regular, everyday people used technology for fun?…