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Crowded mayor’s race: Jeff Brown and Allan Domb go official

Democratic candidates No. 4 and 5 formally be a part of Philly’s mayoral race this week. Allan Domb made his announcement Tuesday, and at this time it’s Jeff Brown.

  • A fourth era grocer, of ShopRite and FroGro fame, Brown makes use of his dozen shops as incubators for entrepreneurs of shade and to make use of previously incarcerated folks.

And he hates the soda tax, Beatrice Forman experiences. “I’m not shy about the truth that I believe we’d like a special mayor,” Brown mentioned again in 2019.

Twitter / @JeffBrownGrocer

Burger Brawl turns into Burger Crawl: What’s Philly greatest?

After being postponed 2x due to the World Collection, the tenth annual Burger Brawl is now a monthlong crawl.

  • 50 eating places across the metropolis will function particular patties all through January. Ticketholders will vote, and the highest 10 will face off at Xfinity Stay. Proceeds from the occasion go to varsities and rec facilities.

To prep for the fest, we requested taking part cooks, “What would make a distinctly Philly burger?” Right here’s what we discovered.

A burger at Village Whiskey, long considered one of Philly's top choices
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Weekly temporary on gun violence prevention (with PCGVR)

We publish this report every week in partnership with the Philadelphia Middle for Gun Violence Reporting. 

By the numbers in Philadelphia

  • 45: Taking pictures victims recorded final week thus far, vs. 54 the week prior. [City Controller via @PCGVR]
  • 2,097: Taking pictures victims this 12 months, 2% forward of final 12 months’s tempo. [PCGVR]
  • 459: 12 months-to-date homicides, 5% down from final 12 months’s tempo; up 63% vs. 5 years in the past [Philly Police]


In 2018, the town partnered with the Philadelphia Youth Sports activities Collaborative on a process drive to look at encourage and leverage sports-based youth improvement, and Mayor Kenney joins PYSC and Parks & Rec Commissioner Ott Lovell on the Pyramid Membership to evaluation progress (6 p.m.).


🎄 Manayunk kicks off the vacation season with a tree lighting at Canal View Park, that includes pre-show giveaways and a photograph sales space. (5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17)

🎷 Philly brass band Snacktime headlines South Road’s famed Theater of Residing Arts for the primary time, joined by two opening acts. Tickets begin at $25. (8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18)

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