Philadelphia Weekly

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Philadelphia Weekly (logo).jpg
Type Alternative weekly
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Review Publishing
Editor Stephen H. Segal
Founded 1971
Headquarters 1500 Sansom St., 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
 United States
Circulation 100,893[1]

Philadelphia Weekly (PW), is an alternative newspaper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, published every Wednesday.

The paper was founded in 1971 as The Welcomat a sister publication to the South Philadelphia Press. In 1995, the paper became Philadelphia Weekly. The paper features stories on local and national politics, as well extensive coverage of the arts - music, film, theater and the visual arts.

Weekly features[edit]


This column is written by Tara Murtha, who reports on issues relating to Philadelphia, women's rights and animal rights.

Philly Now[edit]

Breaking news coverage from around the city.


A guide to weekly events.

Savage Love[edit]

This syndicated sex column written by Dan Savage is a weekly feature.

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