Philadelphia Weekly (PW), is an alternative newspaper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, published every Wednesday.
The paper was founded in 1971 as The Welcomat a sister publication to the South Philadelphia Press. In 1995, the paper became Philadelphia Weekly. The paper features stories on local and national politics, as well extensive coverage of the arts - music, film, theater and the visual arts.
From 1986 to 2015, the paper was owned by Review Publishing, along with sister publication South Philly Review. In 2015, both papers were sold to Broad Street Media, parent of the Northeast Times. Source