What a boss: Brewerytown cafe owner helps former foster kids build skills, find jobs, and create a supportive community

The Monkey and the Elephant (M&E), a non-profit coffee shop, seeks to equip those recently aged out of foster care with the tools necessary for adulthood. Since 2015, the cafe has employed dozens of former foster youth while also curating weekly personal- and professional-skill-building workshops.

Horoscopes: Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Horoscopes: Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Brought back to life (twice), Marina Grace pays it forward with a humanitarian fund and award

Grateful to the medical staff who twice saved her life, she now donates generously to those "who do good things."

Brought back to life (twice), Marina Grace pays it forward with a humanitarian fund and award

Grateful to the medical staff who twice saved her life, she now donates generously to those "who do good things."
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Dear Abby | Serial dater’s love life is hard for his friend to watch

DEAR ABBY: I have a guy friend who goes from girl to girl constantly. People talk about what a player he is and say he doesn’t really like the women he’s dating. He has been called desperate — among other things. None of this ever gets to him. Even though we are just close friends, he has even...
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Dear Abby | Serial dater’s love life is hard for his friend to watch

DEAR ABBY: I have a guy friend who goes from girl to girl constantly. People talk about what a player he is and say he doesn’t really like the women he’s dating. He has been called desperate — among other things. None of this ever gets to him. Even though we are just close friends, he has even asked
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Horoscopes: Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Protecting City Hall’s very own falcon’s nest — with a broom

Inquirer staff photographer Jessica Griffin rode a cramped, musty City Hall Tower elevator up to the 15th floor, where a peregrine falcon has long built her nest, to capture a yearly ritual.

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Dear Abby | Wealthy man’s companion is shut out of family holidays

DEAR ABBY: I am a platonic friend and part-time caregiver of a wealthy gentleman. I now reside in his residence out of necessity. We respect each other, and neither of us intends to be anything more than friends. My problem is his family. They know I exist, but refuse to get to know me. They do not

Horoscopes: Friday, June 14, 2019

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Doing not exactly as the Romans do

A father who promised his autistic son a trip to Rome personalizes and limits their itinerary.

Father’s Day quiz: What kind of socks should you buy your dad?

Fashion has dictated that it’s time for men to say bye-bye to the boring white or basic black sock. But what kind of funky socks are perfect for the dad in your life?

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Dear Abby | Boyfriend confesses being attracted to woman’s brother

DEAR ABBY: I am a gay male. My sister, “Cate,” is in what appears outwardly to be a committed relationship, but I know for a fact it isn’t. Her boyfriend, “Darren,” invited me out for coffee a few days ago, and while he was discussing some of their relationship troubles, he told me he isn’t sure th

After 21 years of trying, Philly native earns GED from South Jersey community college

In 2015, Joyce Clements was diagnosed with dyslexia and at last had a clinical explanation for why she could barely write her name, recognize words, or decode written language.

June 14-20: In the garden, it’s time to...

Remember the old adage: there are old mushroom hunters, and there are bold mushroom hunters, but there are no old, bold mushroom hunters.

Ask Jennifer Adams: What to do when your kitchen sink faces a wall

Are you sick of staring at a kitchen wall while doing your dishes? Here are Jennifer’s ideas on how to add light and a sense of space at your kitchen sink.

Horoscopes: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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Travel Gear: Mophie Powerstation Keychain portable battery

Plug the attached USB-C cable into your device and extend battery life upwards of three hours.

A community gardens guide to Philly, from getting wait-listed to planting your plot

How to score a patch of land — and what it'll take to keep it — in Philadelphia's 400-strong community garden scene.

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