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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.

Philadelphia Weekly
Philadelphia Weekly (logo).jpg
The logo of Philadelphia Weekly
TypeAlternative weekly
Owner(s)Newspaper Media Group
EditorKerith Gabriel
Headquarters1520 Locust Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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[3] Broad Street Media and its affiliates. Donnelly formed Newspaper Media Group.[4]

Weekly featuresEdit


A guide to weekly events.

Savage LoveEdit

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

See alsoEdit


  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.
  3. ^ Staff. "Broad Street Media Aquired by Donnelly Distribution".
  4. ^ "Greater Media Will Part With Its Newspaper Group". 2016-08-25. Retrieved 2017-09-10.

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