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DNC Playback Part IEditorial09 August 2016 Those tempest in a teapot tweets Those reading reviews of our fair city’s performance for the week that we assumed the national stage to host our first Democratic National Convention since 1948 will find a mixed bag. According to our hometown paper’s reporting, it was, on balance, a success.  As the Inky team’s post mortem accounts: “Count one for the home team. After a week of being critiqued, analyzed, and reviewed by thousands of visitors...Read More >>DNC Playback Part I


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Positive messageSheila Simmons09 August 2016
Jane Golden says donkeys, murals left a great impression on DNC (Photo Left) Jane Golden is the founder of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Project.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover. To the artist, art is everywhere. So it is no surprise that the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts program, led by the seemingly-always-everywhere Executive...Read More >>
Eagles Make an Impact on Area Football MindsJeremy Treatman09 August 2016
Coaches ruminate on the coming season for the Birds and their own teams. (Photos from Left to Right) Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford (#7, right) stands on the sideline as players go through drills.  (right)  Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (#11) throws the ball during practice. The Eagles practice was open to fans on July...Read More >>
Phantastic Philly Fetes DemsHughE Dillon09 August 2016
Bob Brady and Democrat notables among honored guests U.S. Congressman Bob Brady, was the honoree at a welcome celebration hosted by Phantastic Philadelphia, Inc. during the DNC 2016 Convention.  Close to 1000 guests filled The Event Center at SugarHouse Casino, where they dined on a delicious Phantastic Philly buffet consisting of...Read More >>


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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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