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Hundreds of thousands more Philadelphians voted in May than they did in the midterm primary four years ago — 24% versus 17% of registered voters turned out.

  • But turnout varied greatly from neighborhood to neighborhood. In one of the areas with the lowest turnout, less than 1 in 13 voters cast a vote. In one of the highest, almost half of the registered residents voted.

As usual, voter turnout was often lower in lower-income areas. Asha Prihar has mapped it by community so you can see neighborhood trends.

At the summer solstice, Billy Penn welcomed three dozen people to play BP Quizzo live and in person at the Tavern on the Hill.

  • The teams competed for a $50 gift certificate, or a trophy bag for best name – which went to the Solstice on the Hill team. The overall winner was the “Joe Biden’s Bike Shop” team, which answered 18 of 24 questions correctly.

Now it’s your turn. Can you beat the high score without using google?

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Mayor Kenney speaks at the memorial service for Lt. Sean Williamson, the firefighter who died in the Fairhill house collapse last weekend (11am).

🍺 BP Quizzo is at Hawthornes! Our monthly trivia night on all things Philadelphia lands outdoors at the Bella Vista Beer Cafe. Happy hour specials and prizes are waiting for you. Sign up for free to join us. (6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21)

🌮 Chef Carlos Aparicio, the Mexican-born chef behind South Philly’s El Chingon, lands at the Philadelphia Museum of Art cafe for a weekend pop-up lunch. (11:30am to 2:30pm Friday to Sunday, July 1-3)

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