Kate Kilpatrick Award-winning reporter, editor and cross-platform journalist917-741-7034
kathleen.kilpatrick@gmail.com

Print
Mexico Key Country for Next Pope
Mexico Key Country for Next Pope

Mexico will play a key role in the connection of the next pope with Latin America.

Watch Out Starbucks, Cielito Querido Is Here
Watch Out Starbucks, Cielito Querido Is Here

Can an upstart Mexican coffeeshop beat Starbucks for the hearts—and pesos—of its own people?

Baseball’s Brand New Soundtrack
Baseball's Brand New Soundtrack

From Metallica to Miley Cyrus, Major League Baseball players carefully select their songs for Opening Day.

Coffee, a Pick-Me-Up for Rwanda
Coffee, a Pick-Me-Up for Rwanda

Seeing ‘life after death’ in cups of earthy coffee.

White House Objects to Poster That Invokes Obama Children
White House Objects to Poster That Invokes Obama Children

The Washington nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine plastered Union Station with the signs.

Brush With Death
Brush With Death

Business at a North Philly memorial T-shirt business is, sadly, booming.

Chef’s Special
Chef's Special

With Amada thriving, Tinto days from opening and Chilango starting to move from concept to construction, you’d think Jose Garces would be ready for a break. He’s not.

Wheels of Misfortune
Wheels of Misfortune

With badass nicknames and a punk rock aesthetic, two new all-girl leagues are reinventing roller derby in Philly.

“Work Is Work, No Matter What You Do”

Although the Mission District has been hit hard by the recession, residents are in some ways better psychologically equipped to deal with economic crisis.

School of Hard Knocks
School of Hard Knocks

It’s been a tough year for West Philly High. But hidden among the many well-publicized problems are countless untold stories of determination, strength and courage.

Keeping It Gayngsta
Keeping It Gayngsta

Sgt. Sass bring street cred to gay hip-hop.

Fiery Flow
Fiery Flow

In Shelliano’s world, everyone is on the grind—struggling to make money, to feed their kids, to stay out of trouble, to not end up in jail, to not end up dead. He sees rapping—making “beautiful ‘hood music”—as his ticket out of struggle.

Anna Benson
Anna Benson

The many sides of baseball wife Anna Benson.

Back in the Game
Back in the Game

After lagging behind other teams for years, the Phillies say they are now serious about grooming young Latin American talent.

Mexican Street Clowns
Mexican Street Clowns

Payasos callejeros are firmly rooted in Mexico’s urban panorama, alongside traveling salesmen, boleros, prostitutes and mariachis.

Philly Is Burning
Philly Is Burning

The city’s ballroom scene is both a social and support network for young LGBT African-Americans.

American Rockstar
American Rockstar

A faded aesthetic finds new urban life.

¡Viva Mexadelphia!
¡Viva Mexadelphia!

About a quarter—and possibly as much as a third—of the population of little San Mateo, Mexico, now lives in Philadelphia.

Under the ‘Hood
Under the 'Hood

PhillyCarShare cultivates street cred.

Infinite Patients
Infinite Patients

For many of the city’s undocumented Mexican residents, there’s just one doctor they can trust. But Jose Castillo, who’s approaching 80, can’t serve his community forever.

How to Become an Olympic Icon
How to Become an Olympic Icon

Olympic athletes need to build their brands long before they mount any podiums.