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Emily Babay
Express editor / newsroom coverage coordinator . Runner. Early-riser. alum. Erie native.
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Emily Babay 16h
Basically, all drivers are distracted drivers: via
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Ross Maghielse 22h
Some guy in a small Pennsylvania town was able to elect himself as the town's tax collector with a single write-in vote, and he's made quick work of becoming a hated elected official.
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Patricia Madej 23h
Getting to dig into these Curious Philly submissions is so much fun. Here's the thing about this one though: Once you start seeing the Liberty Bells, you will never unsee the Liberty Bells.
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Emily Babay 23h
I am a nerd, so I went straight to the books list () in our arts&lifestyle team's 2018 best-of roundup ()
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𝖈𝖆𝖘𝖘𝖎𝖊 Dec 10
🗣️ "BROTHERLY LOVE" is basically a bad translation. Philadelphia refers to "all genders."
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Emily Babay Dec 10
Taking a few days of running downtime before 2019 race training picks up. Somehow am more sluggish from not running than I am from running.
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Emily Babay Dec 8
Eagles players, just like the rest of us with detailed pre-competition rituals: (I've worn same shorts for every race but 1 since 2013, must have favorite pasta sauce day before, and won't pin bib to shirt until race morning)
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Abraham Gutman 🔥אברהם גוטמן Dec 8
H/t to the opinion editors , , and at the Philadelphia Inquirer, for the opinion coverage of Marc Lamont Hill's firing from CNN. The easiest thing to do was to ignore this 3rd rail. Instead, the Inky/ gave home to a debate. Thread.
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Julie Shaw Dec 7
After learning that the Inquirer was working on a critical follow-up story to an AK-47 gunman's lenient plea deal, DA Krasner's office today filed a motion seeking to vacate the sentence:
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Helen Ubiñas Dec 7
Bringing a pop-up newsroom to the neighborhoods, armed with chocolates | Helen Ubiñas
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Emily Babay Dec 7
This is SO well-deserved
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TyLisa C. Johnson Dec 7
Replying to @tylisajohnson
50 years later, many day the city still hasn’t recovered from the effects of the occupation. Many black Wilmingtonians vividly remember being patrolled and living under the watch of armed guardsmen for nine months. Read about it, now:
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Emily Babay Dec 7
"The triple homicide marks the third time in three weeks that three or more people have been killed in a homicide in the city." via
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Emily Babay Dec 6
.'s entire feed tonight from her pop-up newsroom is just a delight.
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Helen Ubiñas Dec 6
There are the stunning numbers in stories like the one by me, and today: Only 1 in 3 homicides in Philadelphia solved this year, a 31 percent clearance rate. And then there are the people behind numbers like those...
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Philly.com Dec 6
"The split-flap board is part of Amtrak’s heritage, but it belongs to Philadelphia, too." — writes on why Amtrak should keep its classic flipboard sign at 30th Street Station.
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Emily Babay Dec 6
The gap in median household income between Philly's richest area and its poorest is $75,466.
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David Gambacorta Dec 1
The best line in this story on a bunch of super convenient clerical errors tied to land sales for a councilman’s friend: “Sigh.”
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Frank Kummer Nov 30
Sometimes, only a birds-eye view will do: Threats to Wissahickon Creek - A view from 800 feet up with a pilot and the 🌎🌲💧
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Anthony Wood Nov 30
Stormier, chillier winter? Move over "Polar Vortex" here comes "Modoki" ...
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