Philadelphia City Paper (now defunct)

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Philadelphia City Paper, now defunct, was a free alternative news weekly in Philadelphia, that gave the following descriptive information:

Philadelphia City Paper was established in November 1981 as a spin-off of the (now defunct) WXPN Express newsletter. New issues (were) released every Thursday.

City Paper regularly covers topics pertaining to news, arts, entertainment, food, and city life in Philadelphia. It also maintains schedules and listings of local events, like concerts, festivals, live performance art and think-tank events.

The paper is circulated around Philadelphia, its suburbs, and southern New Jersey. Within the city limits, copies may be obtained from the paper's signature orange-colored boxes. The Philadelphia City Paper is found on many of the street corners in Center City Philadelphia as well as many points throughout the city and the surrounding region. It can also be found in many local cafes and small businesses, and the dormitories of Philadelphia's many universities.