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Patient-Focused and Here For You: The Grand Opening of Curaleaf on City Ave

Located along the main route between Montgomery County and Northwest Philadelphia, one of the nation’s leading cannabis operators, Curaleaf, celebrated the grand opening of its 1,800 sqft City Ave dispensary on Monday.

“We are pleased to expand and strengthen our retail presence in Pennsylvania, offering our unparalleled patient care and education, as well as access to premium cannabis products,” said Curaleaf Chief Executive Officer Joe Bayern. “We look forward to serving these communities and anticipate that demand will quickly surpass projected sales in this market, as cannabis continues to gain acceptance for a variety of health and wellness needs.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #48: Marcelyn on Music, Meaning, and Money

Marcelyn is a local indie-electric trio with an infectious personality.

On Sunday, the band took us behind the scenes of their latest album “This is Woman’s Lib?” with an added inside scoop on their upcoming music video. We also shared a few laughs as we bonded over our love for Philadelphia.

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William Penn: Paving the Way for an Equitable Pennsylvania

William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, championed for liberty of conscience – or “religious freedom” – during an era of bitter religious conflicts that led to persecution throughout Europe.

Using his tolerant Quaker ideologies to form the basis of Pennsylvania’s government, Penn’s colony quickly became a melting pot of ethnicities and religious identities where settlers could seek refugee to embrace their beliefs.

Today, Pennsylvania remains a melting pot rich in culture, identity, and history.

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What I’ve Learned From Taking Public Transportation

Standing shoulder to shoulder, smushed together like sardines on a silver bullet that travels 55 mph from either end of the city, a “whoosh” falls upon your ears. The doors open and a school of passengers part the sea of those waiting to board. As you funnel out unto the boarding platform, the strong, unmistakable scent of urine wafts through your nostrils.

Ah, good ol’ public transportation. It may not be the cleanest or most consistent way to get from point A to B, but it has taught me what it means to be free.

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Favorite Memory by Marshall James Kavanaugh

“Favorite Memory” is a poem written on the spot by the ‘dream poet for hire,’ Marshall James Kavanaugh, in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelpha, Pa.

This poem will also be featured in the seventh issue of The Burgundy Zine on July 28th.

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Herbology’s Happy Hour in Philly

Herbology hosted a happy hour event to celebrate the grand opening of their dispensaries in the Philadelphia area at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop-Up Garden on the evening of June 6.

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