Philadelphia Weekly

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Philadelphia Weekly
Philadelphia Weekly (logo).jpg
The logo of Philadelphia Weekly
Type Alternative weekly
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Broad Street Media
Editor Kerith Gabriel
Founded 1971
Headquarters 2 Executive Campus, Suite 400
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002
 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.

From 1986 to 2015, the paper was owned by Review Publishing, along with sister publication South Philly Review. In 2015, both papers were sold to Broad Street Media, parent of the Northeast Times.[2]. In 2016, Richard Donnelly, president of New Jersey-based distribution company Donnelly Distribution, acquired Broad Street Media and its affiliates.

Weekly features[edit]


A guide to weekly events.

Savage Love[edit]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Philadelphia Weekly". Verified Audit Circulation. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  2. ^ McQuade, Dan. "Philly Weekly, South Philly Review Sold to Broad Street Media". Philadelphia Magazine. Retrieved 2015-04-26. 

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