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Quest (not feeling the) LoveEditorial20 July 2016 Time to reclaim our July 4th birthright (Photo Left) Questlove thinks the city could have done better this 4th, we’ve long agreed. Photo by Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons OK. We really did not intend to write another essay on the travesty that has become our annual celebration of the Fourth of July. Loyal readers of The Point already understand the pet peeve that this is for us: a holiday that we should own has become hijacked...Read More >>Quest (not feeling the) Love

 

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The Sun is Still ShiningSheila Simmons20 July 2016
Following death of publisher Jerry Mondesire, managing editor & team keep paper, vision alive (Photo Left) Teresa Emerson is the managing editor of The Philadelphia Sunday Sun. Photo by Sarah J. Glover. What many followers of The Philadelphia Sunday Sun, one of the city’s few remaining weekly and African-American newspapers, may not know,...Read More >>
 
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Out at the MoviesHughE Dillon20 July 2016
2016 qFLIX Philadelphia Festival Kicks Off qFLIX ‘s six-day festival took place in Philadelphia earlier this month and celebrated the best of LGBTQ film. The festival was founded in 2014 by Thom Cardwell and James Duggan and continues to enjoy dramatic growth. This year’s event ran from July 5 to July...Read More >>
 
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Elevate Hoops Comes to PhiladelphiaJeremy Treatman20 July 2016
Big decisions for HS hoop stars and a chance for new faces to shine (Photos Left) Players show off their skills at the Elevate Hoops Summer Showdown. Photos by Sarah J. Glover. The Elevate Hoops Summer Showdown provided fans the usual thrills of seeing top high school basketball players competing at accelerated levels....Read More >>
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Women Behaving BoldlyHughE Dillon20 July 2016
Founded in 2015, The Walnut Club is a community of forward-thinking, ambitious and supportive professional women. Recently, the club celebrated their first anniversary at the Positano Coast in Old City. As Philadelphia takes the national stage and hosts the Democratic National Convention, The Walnut Club will host the Women Making History...Read More >>

 

Liberty City Press Staff

Ken Smukler, publisher of Philadelphia’s largest weekly newspaper, The Liberty City Press, has a background in political technology and communications both locally and nationally.  Read more >>
Jeremy Treatman is the founder and co-director of the Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics and Sports Broadcasting Camps. Over 50 NBA players, including Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Rajon Rondo played in his events when they were in high school. Jeremy...Read more >>
Lucy Smukler is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College. She is studying English and is interested in journalism and analytic writing. She is very excited to be a part of the Liberty City Press team. Read more >>
Sheila Simmons brings many years of writing and communications experience to her work for Liberty City Press. She began her professional writing career at the Philadelphia Daily News, where she covered Business, City Hall and Education.Read more >>
Sarah J. Glover is an award-winning photojournalist and multimedia journalist, specializing in photojournalism and video for the web.Read more >>
HughE Dillon Philly's Society Photographer; he's a columnist, television personality too. His photo work focuses on people, parties, celebrities and Philadelphia.  His photos have been published nationally and internationally. Including in People Mag,...Read more >>
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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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