Marielle Mondon


Marielle Mondon is a web curator at She is based in Philadelphia, and her previous writing can be found on and, 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.

March 15, 2018


Under new ownership, celebrated Italian restaurant will close (temporarily) this summer

Philadelphia is home to a great many Italian restaurants, and it’s safe to say that Marc Vetri -- the culinary force that introduced concepts such as Pizzeria Vetri and his flagship destination, the 20-year-old Vetri Cucina -- has had a significant role in shaping the city’s newer Italian destinations.

March 15, 2018


One of Philly's oldest public housing projects slated for $1.3 million revitalization

Bartram Village, a housing neighborhood in South Philadelphia alongside the Schuylkill River, is slated to receive a $1.3 million federal grant that will help redevelop the 76-year-old homes.

March 14, 2018

NJ Transit

St. Patrick's Day celebrators, take note: no drinking on the NJ Transit this weekend

St. Patrick’s Day revelers looking to extend the party this weekend will be out of luck when riding New Jersey Transit, which will implement a strict no-drink policy this Saturday and Sunday.

March 14, 2018


Philly restaurants secure four James Beard nominations

The finalists for the 2018 James Beard Awards were announced Wednesday morning during a live broadcast streamed from Philadelphia’s own Parc Restaurant in Rittenhouse.

March 14, 2018


Tenured Penn Law professor's duties pared after belittling remarks about black students

A professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School has been relieved of some teaching duties after publicly making disparaging -- and reportedly inaccurate -- statements about the school’s black students.

March 13, 2018


One opening introduces two new restaurants in Old City this week

The concepts will be housed at 401 Chestnut St., home of the Franklin Hotel at Independence Park.

March 13, 2018

Temple University

Racist messages sent from Temple student’s Snapchat go viral, prompt campus investigation

Temple University police are investigating racist messages sent from a Temple student’s Snapchat account to a student at the Community College of Philadelphia.

March 12, 2018


Here’s when Beyoncé and Jay-Z are performing in Philly this summer

Beyoncé and Jay-Z are going on tour together, again, and their 2018 “On The Run II” tour, which will include a concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

March 12, 2018

John Oliver

John Oliver roasts FOX29’s Mike Jerrick for tasteless Women’s Day coverage

John Oliver’s latest episode of “Last Week Tonight” took aim at the media’s lackluster recognition of International Women’s Day, looking no further than FOX29’s lead “Good Day Philadelphia” anchor, Mike Jerrick.

March 12, 2018


Federal Donuts offering Irish potato doughnut for St. Patrick’s Day

Last month Philly-grown franchise Federal Donuts went green with a limited edition doughnut in honor of the Philadelphia Eagles. This month, the shop is commemorating a different green-themed celebration: St. Patrick’s Day.

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