Marielle Mondon

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Marielle Mondon is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. She is based in Philadelphia, and her previous writing can be found on Thrillist.com and NextCity.org, among other news sites. Marielle has a degree in English and creative writing from George Washington University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. She also is a dual citizen of the United States and France.

marielle@phillyvoice.com

December 14, 2017

Housing

Racial disparity in homeownership is relatively better in Philly

The homeownership rate Philadelphia area among minorities is slightly higher than the national rate. According to Adobo, which gathered its findings using U.S. Census data, 49.5 percent of all minority households are homeowners in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington statistical region.

December 14, 2017

Racism

Racist posters found around Temple University campus

Several racist posters placed throughout Temple University’s campus were spotted Wednesday night around 8 p.m., containing racial slurs and inflammatory language.

December 14, 2017

Odd News

Farm cow escapes Old City nativity scene, twice, to explore I-95 and parking garage

Stormy the cow, a fixture in a live nativity scene at 4th and Race Streets, felt like exploring Philly.

December 13, 2017

Opioids

Philly-area emergency rooms adjust to increase of opioid overdose cases

As the opioid epidemic persists in the Philadelphia region and elsewhere, local hospitals have begun to adjust their practices in response to the growing number of opioid overdose cases rushed to emergency rooms.

December 13, 2017

Music

Headliners announced for next year’s XPoNential music fest

XPoNential Music Festival in 2018 will mark the return of The War on Drugs to the BB&T Pavillion. This marks the Philly band’s third appearance at the festival, having previously performed there in 2008 and 2012.

December 13, 2017

Uber

The most popular Philly destinations of 2017, according to Uber

As the year winds down, Uber is offering a look at the most requested Uber destinations across the country, including the top destinations within Philadelphia.

December 12, 2017

Treatments

New IV hydration lounge specializes in curing hangovers

City Hydration, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 1403, offers just hangover cures, as well as IV therapies for Cold and Flu; Jet Lag and Fatigue; Health Maintenance and Energy; and a Beauty IV, designed to heal your skin from daily stress.

December 12, 2017

Commuters

Commutes throughout the Philadelphia region are getting worse

U.S. Census Bureau data shows the time Philadelphians spend traveling to and from work is on the rise, just as it is in other cities across the US. It's likely the result of suburban sprawl and growing congestion.

December 12, 2017

Harassment

Former NFL employee accuses Donovan McNabb, multiple network analysts of sexual harassment

Jami Cantor, a former employee of the National Football League’s TV network, has accused several NFL hosts and ex-players of sexual harassment, including former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb.

December 11, 2017

Politics

Booker: Like Franken, Trump should resign over sexual misconduct allegations

During a campaign event in Alabama over the weekend, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker called on President Donald Trump to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, just as Minnesota Senator Al Franken did last week.

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