Articles by Matt Godfrey

The boys (of summer) are back again!

In the Batter's Box - this week, former Star sports columnist Matt Godfrey offers his thoughts on the Phillies as baseball season returns.

Northern Liberties shop owner uses ‘Duke’ — his dog — as inspiration

Northern Liberties-based Duke and Winston owner Seun Olubodun looked to his dog Duke for inspiration in his new line of clothing.

Port Richmond native’s film ‘Swooped’ to screen at the Troc

Port Richmond native Shaun Costello, and his partner, Joe Gariffo, will hold a local premiere of their award-winning film, Swooped, this Sunday at the Trocadero Theater.

Lights, camera…acting!

The Philadelphia Acting Studio in Northern Liberties acts as something of an 'acting gym' in order to help local actors hone their craft.

Megawords is Mega Art

Port Richmond native, Anthony Smyrski, along with fellow artist, Dan Murphy, bring their Megawords exhibit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Looking to October for postseason showdowns

Three more weeks. 

Phils have an end-of-season to-do list

I am not sure exactly how it happened, but September is here. 

Mayberry making his case as Phils slugger

A righthanded power bat to help balance a lefty-heavy batting order. 

Which Phillies stars are destined for the Wall?

Last Friday, the Phillies enshrined former first baseman — and three-time all-star — John Kruk in their Wall of Fame, the organization’s very own Hall of Fame. 

Phillies remain strong as postseason approaches

The Phillies find themselves in a rather unusual — and potentially sticky — situation at the moment.