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  • Multiple People Injured From Shooting At Darby Hospital
    We are following breaking news in Darby, PA where multiple people have been shot at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital located at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:03 PM ::
  • Arrest Made In Fatal Camden Hit And Run
    According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Facebook page an arrest has been made in the fatal hit and Run that took place Saturday night.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:45 AM ::
    Thursday, early clouds will lead to afternoon sun as highs remain in the mid 80s. We stay dry Friday with lower humidity and sunny skies. We warm back up near 90 for the weekend with unsettled weather…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:52 AM ::
  • Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:26 AM ::
  • Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
    The western Pennsylvania-based Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:04 AM ::
  • EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women
    The European Medicines Agency says a commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women after reviewing the evidence, sparked by a French pharmaceutical company's declaration last y…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:51 AM ::
  • US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000
    The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:49 AM ::
  • Man run over by own truck during road rage
    A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:46 AM ::
  • NJ pays $150K to man injured by off-duty trooper
    New Jersey is paying a $150,000 to a Philadelphia man who was injured in a car crash by an off-duty trooper.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:41 AM ::
  • 2 men charged with soliciting children for sex
    The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:39 AM ::




  • Vehicles carrying high school football players involved in rollover accident in Wyomissing
    Two of three vehicles carrying high school football players to a practice session were involved in an accident with a tractor trailer on Thursday. The crash happened shortly after 9 a.m. on the Route…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:58 PM ::
  • Waterfront project underway in Allentown
    A major development project is finally getting under way in Allentown along the Lehigh River waterfront. Demolition took place Thursday on 13 acres just south of the Tilghman Street bridge, at the Le…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:57 PM ::
  • Vehicle plows into gas station
    First responders are on the scene of a crash at a gas station in Allentown. Police say a vehicle drove into the Hess gas station at 19th and Tilghman Streets around 2:30 this afternoon. There's no wo…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:56 PM ::
  • Driver arrested in connection with fatal crash
    A Berks County man was under the influence of marijuana and numerous prescription drugs when he struck and killed East Penn Manufacturing CEO Sally Miksiewicz last month, state police said. Troopers…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:42 PM ::
  • Dogs, cats, rabbit pulled from burning home in Allentown
    Twenty animals were rescued from a home that caught fire in Allentown on Thursday, officials said. The flames broke out around 10:30 a.m. in the 800 block of Kiowa Street. The fire started in a first…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:10 PM ::
  • Homicide suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses
    An Allentown man, who's already charged with criminal homicide stemming from a shootout in Bethlehem, has been slapped with additional charges. Rene Figueroa, 32, is charged with shooting and killing…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:06 PM ::
  • Charges filed in deadly Bethlehem gun battle
    catherine hawley is live with the latest. catherine? >> rob.... i'm standing right where the melee happened. in all six people were shot and 23 year old yolanda morales was killed. you can see behind…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:55 PM ::
  • Woman sets fire in mother's house following argument, police say
    A woman has been jailed for allegedly setting a fire inside her mother's home in northwest Reading. Firefighters and police were dispatched shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to the home in the 1000…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:23 PM ::
  • Boxeo: Rolando Chinea sobre Osnell Charles, "Es uno de los rivales que voy a tener que derrotar."
    Rolando Chinea dice, Tu verás este viernes la diferencia entre Rolando ahora y Rolando dos años atrás, soy un boxeador completamente diferente. El boxeador boricua empezó su carrera como profesional…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:19 PM ::
  • Cedarbrook operator outlines future of nursing home
    On Wednesday night, Lehigh County commissioner Vic Mazziotti was hoping to hear a recommendation from the county administration regarding the future of the Cedarbrook nursing homes, which are losing…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:11 PM ::



  • Pennsylvania Ballet's new leader has 'a lot of plans'
    The Pennsylvania Ballet, once a major national dance company, turned 50 this year and was in need of a makeover. It got an immediate jolt Tuesday when it named Angel Corella its new artistic director,…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:41 PM ::
  • Bodies return to Dutch soil; 2 Ukraine fighters shot down
    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, fl…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:16 AM ::
  • Former Traffic Court judges cleared on main charge
    Philadelphia Traffic Court's entrenched system of granting special consideration to friends, family, and political allies of judges may have been unethical, but it wasn't a crime, a federal jury appea…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:08 AM ::
  • Sweeney idea: A nonprofit board to rebuild Atlantic City
    New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Wednesday that he envisioned creating a nonprofit board composed of top business leaders that would reinvest gaming revenue from potential casinos in N…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 05:29 AM ::
  • A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims
    In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. Mama, may I hug you?Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Christie questioned on future of public pensions
    LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. - As Gov. Christie descended on the Shore on Tuesday to make his case for cuts to public worker pensions, Larry Parker had a message for him.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Fight over ride sharing comes to Philadelphia
    Ride-share car services such as UberX and Lyft are transforming the taxi business in Philadelphia, and they don't even operate here. Yet.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 04:26 PM ::
  • With flight ban, potential shift in Gaza conflict
    JERUSALEM - A missing Israeli soldier and the cancellation of international flights to and from Israel on Tuesday marked new turns in the Gaza Strip conflict, potentially shifting the dynamics of dipl…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:17 AM ::
  • Two courts disagree on tax credits in Obamacare
    WASHINGTON - Two appeals courts Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states including Pennsylvania and New Jersey can use tax credits to help buy h…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 05:20 AM ::
  • Ukraine Rebels release jet victims' bodies
    HRABOVE, Ukraine - Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::



Delco Times

  • 3 people, including doctor, shot at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby; suspect in custody
    DARBY BOROUGH - Three people, including a doctor, were shot on the campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital on Lansdowne Avenue this afternoon.One of the victims, a doctor, was reportedly shot in the head.…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:48 PM ::
  • ROCK MUSIC MENU: On Sale This Week
    On Sale This WeekFridayFlying Lotus with Thundercat at the Tower Theater, Oct. 14Lights at the Theater of Living Arts, Nov. 2Roger Hodgson at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Nov. 9The Anomaly Tour f…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:42 PM ::
  • 'Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.' has a lesson for all
    UPPER DARBY -- Learn lessons with the cast of Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr. as they go on an adventure to bring the classic, Emmy-Award winning TV show to life on the stage. Tom the Teacher (Billy McKeow…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Shakespeare on the lawn in Lansdowne
    LANSDOWNE -- As a way of bringing classic theater to the people, the Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night to the lawn in front of the 21st Centruy Club…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Ballet, pop and Big Band take turns at Summer Festival
    UPPER PROVIDENCE - Brandywine Ballet Company will perform in Delaware County's Summer Festival at Rose Tree Park's Amphitheater, Friday at 7:30 p.m.Celebrating 35 years as one of the most respected re…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Plantation puts on concert with Black Horse Motel
    EDGMONT -- A special summer concert comes to the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation this Saturday evening with Black Horse Motel performing on stage.The concert comes at the end of Farm Day at the plant…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Linvilla celebrates corn and blackberries
    MIDDLETOWN -- Linvilla Orchards Sweet Corn & Blackberry Festival takes place Saturday, featuring recipes, samples and fun for the family.Here are the day's activities: Jammin' with Judi 11 a.m. to 2 p…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Summer rocks at Delco taverns and nightspots
    Area bars are doing their best to offer great entertainment and food and drink specials for those not heading to the beach or the mountains for the weekend. ? Tom-N-Jerry's, MacDade Boulevard, Ridley…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:49 AM ::
  • Radnor police searcing for suspect in robbery at Villanova basketball courts
    Radnor police are investigating a reported strong-armed robbery and related thefts of cell phones and wallets while a group of people were playing basketball Sunday evening in Villanova.According to p…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • Daily Times church services
    Booth's Corner Siloam United Methodist Church, 3720 Foulk Road, Garnet Valley, has worship service at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Child care is provided. Holy Communion will be Sunday, Aug. 3. Come and j…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:34 AM ::


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Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • The Rittenhouse hits $1,000 per square foot
    One thousand dollars per square foot. That's what raw space on the 19th floor of the Rittenhouse Hotel & Condominiums is now fetching - for the first time in the building's history.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • Glaxo cuts year's outlook as Advair sales tumble
    London-based drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline cut its forecast for the year, as sales of its best-selling asthma drug, Advair, continue to fall. Glaxo shares on the London Stock Exchange dropped the most in…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:20 AM ::
  • Buffett stake in Dow may be ending
    Warren Buffett could soon have to bid adieu to another of his high-yielding investments from the financial crisis. Dow Chemical Co. shares rallied past $53.72 Wednesday for the first time in nine year…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:08 AM ::
  • Trainer oil refinery helps boost Delta earnings
    Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that its Trainer oil refinery in Delaware County produced a $13 million profit in the second quarter.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Toward greater oil-train safety
    WASHINGTON - Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Cyber thieves targeted StubHub
    NEW YORK - Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • FAA continues no-fly ban to Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration extended a ban for an additional 24 hours Wednesday on commercial flights to and from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, while the FAA continues to monitor…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in
    NEW YORK - The Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out a record high Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other compani…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant
    New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's wo…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Testing the Limits of Prescription Drug Preemption
    Just how far can a state go in regulating prescription drugs?  The simple answer is that states can go nowhere and that FDA is king in this field under the FDCA and the Supremacy Clause.  But we all k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • The Next Best Thing to Removal
    Okay, so you’d really like to remove that case that the other side filed in one of the notorious litigation tourist traps, but. . . .  The insignificant in-state – that is to say, nondiverse – defenda…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:48 AM ::
  • Innovator Liability at 100
    This post is only from the Reed Smith (more properly, the non-Dechert) side of the blog.One hundred what, you say?Certainly not years; the awful Conte v. Wyeth, Inc., 85 Cal. Rptr.3d 299, (Cal. App. 2…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:39 AM ::
  • Court Dismisses Balderdash Solodyn Complaint
     The genius who devised the theory of evolution.  The statesman who defended Western Civilization against the Nazis.  The man who freed a subcontinent via the majesty of nonviolent resistance.  The gr…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM ::
  • No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room
                If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers’ sales representatives are present during surgery – don’t be.  It’s a common practice.  If you don’t believe us, see our posts…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • Preemption Made Easy
    The reason that the court’s decision in Wagner v. Pfizer, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94281 (W. D. Wisc. July 11, 2014), is useful is not because it dismisses state-law claims against generic manufacturers…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Oklahoma's Latest Tort Reform
    Here's another guest post, this time by Vani Singhal and Jason McVicker of McAfee Taft.  It's about tort reform, Sooner style.  As always, our guest correspondents get all the credit (or blame, as the…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • Breaking News: First State Supreme Court To Reject Conte
    This is only from the Reed Smith side of the blogNOTE:  In response to an anonymous comment, we checked further, and this appears to be a 3-1-3 decision, although nothing in any of the opinions sugges…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 09:46 AM ::
  • Court Takes A Red Pen to InFuse Complaint
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.              We’ve all been through it.  We’ve spent painstaking hours drafting a brief or a memo.  We’ve combed through each page,…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Hoisted By Her Own Petard: A Qualified Epidemiologist’s Causation Opinions Get Tossed Across An MDL
                Birth defects are scary.  We suspect most parents among our readers can remember their relief upon hearing the pronouncement “normal” during a sonogram and when the post-birth count of fin…Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 12:13 PM ::


Philly Record

  • Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?
    BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett’s reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing. His opposition’s stronghold, on the other hand, is growing. Yike…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Stack’s Backyard Supporters?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ If you consider yourself a pro at handicapping future elections, you should easily come up with the answer to the question headlining this column. Working and praying and hoping and k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:10 PM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania
    BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:36 AM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July
    Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs (walking-around monies), which he acc…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:47 AM ::
  • WALKING THE BEAT: Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore
    BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ THE TRAFFIC COURT trial is so BORING, that it can’t make headlines. No revelations. No shocks. No sensationalism to be made. So far just a weekly summary in the media. It is almos…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk
    Yo! Here we go again with this sent to me by a reader. CUSTOMER: I’m trying to connect to the internet with your CD, but it just doesn’t work. What am I doing wrong? TECH SUPPORT: You’ve got the CD in…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:26 AM ::
  • Updated Jul 17
    Jul. 24-            MWM”Queen Mother Moore” Weekend Kick Off event from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at  UNIA ACL, 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Free event open to general public. Jul. 27-            Centurion Motor…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:32 PM ::
  • Pope St. John Paul II’s Liquid Blood On Display
    Blood of Pope St. John Paul II’s in liquid state, considered a “first-class” relic by the Catholic Church, will be on display for veneration at Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul, 18th & the Parkw…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 12:46 PM ::
  • Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Last week we reported the possibility of two Latinos showing an interest in running for Mayor, only to remember we forgot a third, who has long been considered a serious contender. Th…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood
    BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-Northwest) in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watch…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 12:56 PM ::








  • Giles latest success story from Yavapai College
    Phillies reliever Ken Giles is among the Major League players who attended Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. The school, which is home to 1,800 full-time students, has produced 15 big leaguers.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • Ryno mulling platoon at first with Howard, Ruf
    Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg benched Ryan Howard in favor of Darin Ruf for a second consecutive game on Thursday -- this time against Giants right-hander Tim Hudson -- and is considering a platoon s…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:11 PM ::
  • Burnett superb vs. Giants, but Phillies fall late
    With rumors swirling about where A.J. Burnett will be Aug. 1, the 37-year-old proved Wednesday that he could be a valuable addition to a team hopeful of making an October run. He went eight scoreless…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:04 AM ::
  • Papelbon unconcerned by struggles, trades
    Jonathan Papelbon made it crystal clear he wants to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but the past couple of games have not helped his cause.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:18 AM ::
  • Phillies to give others playing time over Howard
    Ryan Howard is struggling through arguably the worst season of his career, following two injury-riddled seasons, and Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is ready to look at other options at first base, som…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:14 PM ::
  • Phillies keeping tabs on Tigers prospects
    Phillies scouts are pretty much everywhere these days, watching Minor League prospects from every team that might be a trade partner before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Phillies had a sc…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 06:16 PM ::
  • Phils activate Ruiz from DL, recall Aumont
    After Carlos Ruiz missed almost a month because of a concussion, the Phillies reinstated the catcher from the disabled list Wednesday. The Phillies also recalled right-hander Phillippe Aumont from Tri…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:38 PM ::
  • Phillies lose in 14th after Papelbon's blown save
    The Phillies gave scouts a good long look at nearly everybody on their roster in Tuesday's 9-6 loss in 14 innings to the Giants at Citizens Bank Park.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Utley wins fifth Heart and Hustle Award
    Chase Utley was selected as the Phillies' winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Tuesday.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:38 PM ::
  • Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL
    After a short stint in the Majors earlier this year, Darin Ruf was granted another crack at big league action after the Phillies recalled him from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's game vs. the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:34 PM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

  • Blame Ruben Amaro, For Everything
    Go away, Ruben Amaro. Go away. You’ve ruined them. You’ve ruined it. You’ve ruined everything. Cole, Ryan, Jimmy, Cliff and Carlos. You’ve ruined them (but you haven’t ruined Chase– no one ruins Chase…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:48 PM ::
  • Please Add Nats Beat Writer Mark Zuckerman to Your Shit Lists
    We’re lucky here in Philadelphia. Our baseball team may be disappointing, depressing, and rage-inducing, but the game is still nice to look at due to — in my biased opinion — one of the best ballparks…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:05 PM ::
  • Katie Nolan Lists the Reasons Why Rihanna Should Date Joel Embiid
    Katie Nolan and her heart-shaped mouth recorded their spot for FOX Sports 1 yesterday. It’s been posted on Nolan’s YouTube account, because undoubtedly more people will see it there than on FOX Sports…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:16 PM ::
  • Jim Breuer Feels Something in his Pants for Chase Utley
    On Tuesday’s edition of the (now) Opie & Jim Norton Show, comedian Jim Breuer had some things to say about Chase Utley (starting at the jump spot above), using the tone of voice usually employed by pr…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:46 AM ::
  • Ryan Howard Sits for Second Straight Day, as Changes Actually Begin
    The Phillies have this habit during spring training of rolling out individual stars on given days, effectively giving each player a 24-hour news cycle of mostly positive publicity. But now, with the t…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • Hurricane Schwartz Completely Lost His Shit Over the Phillies Resuming Play with Lightning in the Area
    Glenn Hurricane Schwartz, the guy behind Sheena Parveen, COMPLETELY LOST HIS SHIT over the Phillies resuming play too early last night (likely because they were playing a West Coast team and pretty mu…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:13 AM ::
  • Evan Mathis Completely Punked Everyone, Will Not Hold Out
    For those wondering, Evan Mathis has already reported to Navy Yard Courtyard where the #Eagles will be staying for camp. He wont hold out. — Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) July 24, 2014 Despite reports to…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:55 AM ::
  • Oh, The Phillies
    So, the Phillies played last night. They played and they lost, they lost again. I think that’s four in a row, but really, who gives a fuck? They’re now 15 games under .500, which is a new low point in…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:29 AM ::

Philly Sports Central

  • Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview – Dodgers Prospects
    The Phillies should be prepared to be sellers at this deadline, and unlike the last two years when they probably should have been, it seems like reality is finally setting in for Ruben Amaro.  The pro…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues Review 2014 – Williamsport Crosscutters
    With the Phillies’ emphasis on college players in last month’s draft, Williamsport should have a chance to reach the playoffs for the first time as a Phillies affiliate.  Despite that, the Crosscutter…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 11:35 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Hitters
    The Phillies’ draft strategy on emphasizing college players also applied to the hitters, and in an era where the pool of college bats keeps getting worse and worse, maybe it’s not too wise.  It’s diff…Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 11:19 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Pitchers
    Earlier this month, the Phillies had what was one of their most important drafts in a while.  Up until now, it had been pretty rare for them to pick in the top 10 in recent years, so it’s pretty impor…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 11:07 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Pitchers
    Sunday’s no-hitter will put the focus on the Phillies’ lack of offense, but their pitching depth, as well as most everything in the system, is poor.  Injuries have hurt a player or two, but that doesn…Mon, 26 May 2014, 10:11 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Batters
    Unlike last week, none of these players will be considered for the Phillies’ first pick.  Drafts are more than one pick though, and right now, all eight could be options in the second round or maybe e…Mon, 19 May 2014, 10:32 PM ::
  • MLB Draft 2014: Potential Phillies Targets
    Originally this week, I wanted to write about some non-top 30 prospects having good seasons.  Since there are so few of them, and the few that are really aren’t even doing that well, I’m moving onto t…Mon, 12 May 2014, 11:45 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues 2014: Stock Report – One Month In
    Choosing players for this stock report was actually kind of difficult, if only because 11 of my top 30 prospects before the year haven’t played at all because of injuries or simply not being assigned…Tue, 6 May 2014, 10:22 PM ::

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • The disappointing "I Origins" should've been satirical
    If I Origins was a satire about the modern creep of hipster condescension into every faux-thoughtful, appropriated cinematic aphorism it could find, it would be a masterwork. If you can read it that w…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:18 PM ::
  • Linklater's naturalistic "Boyhood" a movie marvel
    Boyhood is a movie about time, a theme made literal—director Richard Linklater filmed the story of a family over the course of 12 years. It’s certainly an audacious cinematic experiment. In lesser han…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Green Flash Le Freak
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at In t…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Kash Goins gives Miller's "Salesman" new life
    Arthur Miller’s 1949 classic Death of a Salesman is renowned for its timeless exploration of what happens when a life teeming with tedium and unmet expectations yields tragic results. It’s a story tha…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Philly filly Christina Perri preps for A.C. show
    You never would guess that Christina Perri had a stomach bug when she stepped onto the Electric Factory stage three months ago. “I’m home,” she sang into the microphone to the capacity crowd of 2,800.…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:28 PM ::
  • Petruce et al. is a new Walnut Street force to be reckoned with
    Why, I wondered after my first bite of lasagna at Petruce et al., had I never forked one like this before? That was my first thought. The second, just as it began taking shape in my conscious mind, de…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:12 AM ::
  • PPA planning to install cameras in every Philly taxi
    The last time Hafiz Sarfaraz’s cab would ever be flagged down was around 12:30am on May 8, 2013 in the Cobbs Creek section of West Philadelphia. According to police reports, as the taxi driver pulled…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • The bizarre 48-hour news cycle when Philly police & Star Wars fans both discussed cutting off people's hands
    As someone who often finds his twin identities as a lifelong Muslim and a lifelong pop-culture geek juxtaposed against each other in a variety of sometimes curious ways, I was struck this Sunday when…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • Savage Love
    I am a gay man and have been in a relationship for more than three years. We are in our early 20s and have a good sex life. I just discovered that he has been engaging in what can only be described as…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:03 AM ::
  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • Kash Goins gives Miller's "Salesman" new life
    Arthur Miller’s 1949 classic Death of a Salesman is renowned for its timeless exploration of what happens when a life teeming with tedium and unmet expectations yields tragic results. It’s a story tha…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 18-20
    Friday, July 18 MUSIC Puss N Boots Incredibly, its been 12 whole years since we first heard Norah Jones’ breathy croons on “Don’t Know Why,” the smash single off her 2002 debut Come Away With Me. The…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Play nice at the Franklin Flea, bargain hunters
    Whether you’re a collector trying to complete that doggone box set or someone who’s really into knick-knacks, flea markets can be an undeniably appealing treasure trove of discoveries, full of nostalg…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: July 16-23
    Wednesday, July 16 OUTDOOR The Oval Opening Get ready for another summer of fun (and free) activities at the Eakins Oval, which kicks off its second season tonight with a newly designed beer garden ma…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 11-13
    Friday, July 11 EXHIBIT Ron Lambert and Christopher Moss: Gist During our unending quest to achieve “perfection”—be it via our jobs, our homes, our bodies or the gadgets we acquire—more often than not…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 9-16
    Wednesday, July 9 MUSIC Deb Callahan Band This week’s installment of Pastorius Park’s summer concert series features a headlining set courtesy of the Deb Callahan Band, a Philly-via-Boston blues-soul…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 05:47 PM ::
  • PW's July 4th Weekend Picks
    Friday, July 4 CELEBRATION Wawa’s Welcome America ‘Twas 238 years ago this Friday that a ragtag group of colonials decided enough was enough and officially declared this nation’s sovereignty from Engl…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 04:12 PM ::
  • Dandy Dozen: The best theater of the '13-14 season
    A season of surprises: That’s how to best describe the area theater landscape in 2013-14. From the plays and characters to the subject matter and venues, local stages were a humming haven of unpredict…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:32 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 2-9
    Wednesday, July 2 CELEBRATION Wawa’s Welcome America ‘Twas 238 years ago this Friday that a ragtag group of colonials decided enough was enough and officially declared this nation’s sovereignty from E…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 05:23 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Drexel University


Temple University

  • University researchers find potential HIV cure
    After nearly two years of research, a molecular combination found to cure cells of HIV was published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The method is still a long way from widespr…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:02 PM ::
  • Fire in old medical building during set demolition
    The cause of the fire, which took 45 minutes to put out, remains unknown by officials.The article Fire in old medical building during set demolition by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:53 PM ::
  • Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding
    The University said the money set aside for financial aid will increase by close to $10 million.The article Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding by Joe Brandt appeared first on The Tem…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review
    Complaints of biased funding focus on two economics professors’ 2013 private-prison study.The article Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review by Joe Brandt appeared f…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM ::
  • Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment
    The university additionally pledged financial and educational support for the future mixed-income housing complexThe article Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment by Sarai Flores app…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • University to acquire William Penn property
    In a partnership with the LDC Fund, the property is planned to be redeveloped as athletics fields for two of Temple's teams and as a job-training academy that will partner with the university's Colleg…Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 11:54 PM ::
  • University to review ethics complaint regarding two professors
    In a study of privately-run prisons, funding from private prison companies was not originally stated, something the complaint argues influenced objectivity.The article University to review ethics comp…Fri, 13 Jun 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Katz remembered by hundreds in memorial service
    Held in the Temple Performing Arts Center, speakers included former President Bill Clinton, former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell, Gov. Tom Corbett, Mayor Nutter and other prominent people of the…Thu, 5 Jun 2014, 09:42 AM ::
  • Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, co-owner of the Philly Inquirer, Daily News and died while in a plane that went down in a fireball shortly after taking off.The article Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane…Sun, 1 Jun 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • Professor accused of making anti-Semitic comments
    Alessio Lerro, an Italian professor, was criticized by conservative media outlets for questioning the death toll in the Holocaust. The article Professor accused of making anti-Semitic comments by Joe…Sat, 31 May 2014, 03:27 PM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks

  • NEIGHBORHOODS tab on Forum Home Page
    Greetings, is it my browser, or are all the neighborhoods listed beneath the NEIGHBORHOOD tab on the Home Page void of a data or a good URL to the...Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:52 PM ::
  • Our $200 Million Dollar Money Generator : Liberty Bell
    Report: National Parks Bring $196 Million to Philly | News | Philadelphia Magazine...Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • our Thursday video / NYPD, 24 Jul 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • Planning & the time of insanity
    Image: Image:...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 06:07 PM ::
  • Crazy eyes, I think I love you.
    Not you. Image: Not you, though your back story was a highlight of...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 04:42 PM ::
  • Rest In Peace Johann Beyers
    In the 60's I recall many cases of successfull Nazi hunts, finding the likes of Eichman etc. I know people who lived at risk of execution by the...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • Immigration and the Party of No Means Hell Yeah
    So we have this problem of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras streaming across our border. They are...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:42 PM ::
  • Family Theatre Series this Sunday, FREE!
    MORE FAMILY THEATER SERIES! This SUNDAY, July 27 @ 5pm! an outdoor performance of The Family Theatre Series on Sunday, July 27 at 5:00pm at Penn...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:47 AM ::
  • Kenney continues to grandstand.
    Kenney to Nutter (again): Sign the pot bill already...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • Uber, Lyft, rideshare in Philadelphia
    Seems like it deserves its own thread ---Quote--- The regulatory battle has shifted to Harrisburg, where some legislators are proposing new laws...Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:58 AM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved
    Planning Commission likes what it sees from New Kensington CDC, Philadelphia’s building boom as complimentary across varying sectors, renovating affordable commercial properties in North Philly, and I…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • Landmarks, Reinterpreted
    To help celebrate its 200th anniversary, the Athenaeum asked artists to reinterpret architectural landmark's on the National Register of Historic Places. The exhibition of the work is on display until…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:36 AM ::
  • Remembering The City’s Last Potter’s Field
    Reporter Michael Buozis finds himself in the Far Northeast hunting down the city's last potter's field, its only marker spray painted on a utility poleWed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Beury Building Coming To A Sheriff’s Sale Near You
    Neglected North Broad tower up for sale next month, John K. Binswanger Grove of Park Champions dedication, Rina Cutler on the PPA, perhaps a 7th victim in Market Street building collapse, and SEPTA se…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:06 PM ::
  • With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here’s Why They Matter
    With pop-up beer gardens seemingly everywhere (and now under threat), Nathaniel Popkin talks with the designer of most of them, David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group, about the ideas behind the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Despite School Funding Crisis, City’s Fiscal House In Relatively Good Order, Says PICA
    State board approves Philly’s next 5-year plan, infill once again proposed for Rittenhouse Square lot, groundbreaking for phase two of SugarHouse, source of stink in South Philly pinpointed, and anoth…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • Catalyst Of The North City
    At Broad and Chew, the Shadow uncovers the story of a tragic figure and the landmark he left for the agesMon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Philly Market To Break $1K-Per-Square Footage Barrier
    The Rittenhouse’s 19th floor to fetch $9 million, state reps out to effectively prohibit pop-up beer gardens, The Dalian on Fairmount gets $20 million loan, checking up on the Folsom Powerhouse, and k…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years
    He's not often thought of as a Philadelphia writer, but Isaac Asimov, one of the towering figures of science fiction spent three years during World War II working at the Navy Yard and living in West P…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 01:53 PM ::
  • PWD Launches Bundled Grant Program For Stormwater Management
    New policy assuages grant process for applicants, mandatory signs for construction and demo projects, Old City skyscraper tries again, micro-grants for Germantown, and the latest on Dilworth PlazaFri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:19 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • Introducing The Turnaround
    Summer greetings, summer babes. Just wanted to give a little heads up that I got a thing happening, a happenin’ happenin’. It’s a photography show at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Kensington, and it opens…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Brad Maule
    There’s nothing to it, really. No agenda, no mission, no checklist — nothing but the serendipity SEPTA might bring you riding it where it goes. At least that’s been my approach to the Independence Pas…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Weinik
    (View map larger HERE.) I can’t give you a compelling narrative to frame the shape of my Independence Pass trip. My plans were loose and I mostly ignored them. By 7pm, I’d ridden 45 miles by bus, trai…Thu, 26 Jun 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Ives
    “We hit em like the El at 60th and Market.” —Black Thought of The Roots, “Adrenaline” I waited until the most personal part of one of the most Philly songs ever written to begin my voyage across Phila…Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 07:18 AM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Chris Dougherty
    View Larger Map Getting there?: SEPTA and mobility across our regional divides — an update The day after our second installment of the Independence Pass, locomotive engineers, conductors and electrici…Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 04:20 PM ::

Philly Mag

  • Best of Philly 2014 Preview: LGBT Winners
    Gay Bar: U Bar There isn’t a dance floor in the whole place, and drag-queen sightings are rare. But that’s exactly what’s so great about the bar formerly known as Uncles. (Well, that and the studly ba…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:00 PM ::
  • Camden Riversharks to Host Sharknado Screening
    On Saturday, the Camden Riversharks will host a screening of Sharknado after the 5:35 p.m. game against the Long Island Ducks. Appropriate! The film received so-so ratings but led to a flurry of jokes…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • For Sale: Home in Lizzy Haddon Neighborhood Has Dodge Ball Court
    The Lizzy Haddon neighborhood in Haddonfield is named after Elizabeth Haddon, the town’s co-foundress (her father bought the land in the late 1600s, but sent her to claim it when she was just twenty y…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:45 PM ::
  • Attacks Heating Up in Race for Pennsylvania Governor
    This is the new ad from Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, bashing challenger Tom Wolf over how his company moved to Delaware. Problem is the Wolf Company says it pays its corporate taxes in Pennsylvania an…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:41 PM ::
  • Local Bridal Guide: 8 Philly Places to Shop for Swimwear Before Your Honeymoon
    It’s no surprise that most of the shopping that goes on around the time of your wedding either involves the Dress, accessorizing the Dress (including lingerie), or choosing the dresses that your bride…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:21 PM ::
  • Christian Louboutin Launches Nail Polish Line With Terrifying Packaging and Video
    Perhaps Monsieur Louboutin should stick to shoes. The king of heels is branching out into beauty. His first stop: a nail polish collection, which at this moment consists of only one color, Rouge Loubo…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:15 PM ::
  • Free Tacos at Union Taco in Manayunk
    Calling all broke college students and anyone else who loves free things and tacos. In order to celebrate Union Taco’s grand opening in Manayunk, the taqueria will be giving away free tacos tomorrow b…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:11 PM ::
  • 13 Insanely Motivational (and Hilarious) Workout Shirts
    I think we can all agree that buying new workout clothes is the perfect motivation to get your butt in gear. These clever shirts will inspire you to kill that workout, and crack a smile while you do i…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:05 PM ::
  • Best of Philly 2014 Preview: Home Decor
    Best Furniture: Studio 882 Wander through his airy showroom, and you’ll feel like you’re in an Architectural Digest spread: Impeccably styled vignettes featuring top brands like Baker, Kindel and Juli…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:47 PM ::
  • Natalie Hope McDonald Painting Stolen From William Way Auction
    Former G Philly editor-in-chief and burgeoning local painter Natalie Hope McDonald is in a bit of a pickle this morning. It seems one of her paintings—a 12×12 abstract piece titled We Only Had Silence…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:31 PM ::


  • Win Tix To See Nick Cave @ The Mann On Friday
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In the beginning, there was the Birthday Party. And it was good. Rock ‘n’ roll as sonic aneurysm: screeching, cataclysmic and cruel. The Birthday Party was scary. Not in the sill…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:54 PM ::
  • BECK: Ramona
  • BEING THERE: Slasher Flicks @ Johnny Brenda’s
    Photo by MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ Arriving at the spooky little dimly-lit venue that is Johnny Brenda’s last night, I definitely felt like I was in the right place to hear Avey Tare’s Slasher Flick’s play…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:16 PM ::
  • Win Tix To See Ryan Adams @ XPoNential Fest
    Artwork by ENCORE Ryan Adams is one of those love him or hate him artists. I go back and forth. Sure, he’s an inveterate attention whore, a piss-poor editor of his own creativity and a drama queen man…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 04:17 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Veruca Salt @ The TLA
    Photo by PETE TROSHAK In the mid-1990s, Veruca Salt released two well-received albums of post-Breeders girlie grunge-pop before a 1998 cat fight between co-lead singers/guitarists Nina Gordon and Loui…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:33 PM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      RADIO TIMES Knitting, the ukulele, Wes Anderson movies, cats, Zooey Deschanel, J.D. Salinger, and Vampire Weekend – all are a part of the so-called “twee” aesthetic that quietly permeates today’s po…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:11 PM ::
  • Win Tix To See Beck @ The XPoNential Fest
      PAPER MAGAZINE: We were shooting Beck [for the cover of our 1996 music issue] and he had been very picky. He wanted Ellen Von Unwerth to shoot it and his team was just very high maintenance about th…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:44 AM ::
  • THERE WILL BE BLOOD: Talking About Cats, Drugs & Slasher Flicks w/ Animal Collective’s Avey Tare
      BY MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ It is fitting that my interview with Animal Collective’s Avey Tare (a.k.a. Dave Portner) would begin with me talking about my first drug experience — namely trying pot for the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:32 PM ::
  • THE MAVERICK: Jim Rockford Had A Dream
    [via NEW YORK DAILY NEWS] WASHINGTON POST: When actor James Garner decided to help organize and attend the March on Washington in 1963, he wasn’t just listening to his conscience. He and other actors…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:28 AM ::
  • EXCLUSIVE: Q&A With Neutral Milk’s Jeff Mangum
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In 1998, Neutral Milk Hotel released an album of hallucinatory folk-rock called In The Aeroplane Over The Sea that is, it can be said without fear of exaggeration, nothing short…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:12 PM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • Tip Our Hats: Guys Who Stake Their Claim On Me
    I love, love, love when he does little gestures to let everyone around us know that we're together. Like when we're ending the night at his corner dive taking down beers the way Ryan Howard would take…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • Attention People With Dilemmas: I Can Help!
    I'm not sure if you've heard, but I'm writing a NEW weekly advice column over on The Frisky called, Make It Stop.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 05:03 PM ::
  • I Legit LOL'ed At This Terry Richardson Spoof Video "I Stand With Dick"
    My homegirl Rose Surnow wrote and directed this pitch perfect Terry Richardson-inspired video called, I Stand With Dick. It completely captures the lunacy surrounding his fandom. Rose is a funny lady…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 01:17 PM ::
  • Bonerkiller: Guys Who Won't Make a Move
    You know what?  I'm exhausted.It's July, the month of exponentially increased sweat production, exponentially increased air conditioning bills, short skirts and tube tops at all times, constant leg sh…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 11:49 AM ::
  • I'm Leaving You And I'm Taking the Dive Bar With Me
    I live in a city that’s all about its corner bars. I hang out with a lot of guys at corner bars. It’s what I like to do. Go on a date? Forget it. Throw this lady a beer and shot and we can bypass the…Wed, 21 May 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • Tip Our Hats: Guys Who Have Tight "Morning After" Game
    Holy hell, Spring is finally in full swing. Leaves are on the trees, co-ed softball players are back in the parks, and the sidewalk cafes are open for day-drinking pink wine. Famously cranky New Yorke…Tue, 20 May 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • Pics and Vids: Finally, An Honest Wedding RSVP Card
    Happy wedding season, everyone!via Wed, 14 May 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades at Comedian Chip Chantry
    By day, Chip Chantry is a fourth grade teacher. But by night, well, he's still a fourth grade teacher, however he does stand up comedy too! He won Helium Comedy Club's Philly's Phunniest 2013 competit…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:50 PM ::
  • Things I'm Terrible At: Online Dating
    After a brief and ill-advised stint on eHarmony several years ago, (in my defense, I was marooned in the dateless sea of khaki and receding hairlines that is Washington, D.C. and may or may not have c…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • Come To This! I'm Judging Geekadelphia's "The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: A Comedy Throwdown"
    What up, homies? Philly Tech Week is comin' 'round the bend, and I'm excited to announce that I'll be judging Geekadelphia's comedy show, The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth alongside Drink Philly's Adam…Thu, 3 Apr 2014, 03:38 PM ::


Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Wanna Buy Some Lots on Montrose Street?
    At least half of Montrose Court seems deadMr. Fox CommentsAt the end of 2011, the 2500 block of Montrose Street looked like it would soon experience a host of changes. Metro Impact had introduced a pr…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:04 PM ::
  • What's Replacing A Deli and Laundromat in West Philly?
    Looks to be something bigMr. Fox CommentsWe couldn't tell you how long ago a one-story structure appeared at the corner of 34th & Hamilton, which until recently was home to a deli and a laundromat. We…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • Comcast Innovation and Technology Center is Underway
    Getting started quicklyLou Mancinelli CommentsWhen it's finished, the new tallest building in Philadelphia will be something like the second child outdoing the first. In 2007, when the 57-story 957-fo…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:47 AM ::
  • Renderings of the Homes Replacing the Fishtown Rancher
    Seems pretty straightforwardMr. Fox CommentsA couple days ago, we told you about plans to demolish an out-of-place rancher on Gordon Street in Fishtown and replace it with eight new construction homes…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:13 PM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: 3rd and Chestnut
    David Tomar CommentsThe southwest corner of 3rd & Chestnut falls right in the heart of Philadelphia’s tourist-friendly historic district.  And like much in the surrounding area, this corner has seen i…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Years Later, Tria Finally Coming Near Graduate Hospital
    Probably, we thinkMr. Fox CommentsSix years ago, neighbors celebrated the news that Tria was planning to open their third location at the southeast corner of 21st & South. Though some concerns came up…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:13 PM ::
  • Action at the Lincoln!
    At long lastMr. Fox CommentsIt was almost three years ago that we first brought the blighted Lincoln Apartments at 1222 Locust St. to your attention. Remember, we told you about its sad recent history…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 05:41 PM ::
  • Trading a Garage for a Duplex on Richmond Street
    More Fishtown infillLou Mancinelli CommentsDown near Delaware Ave. along Richmond Street in Fishtown, down from where a warehouse is slowly being redeveloped into an entertainment complex by Michael S…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:06 PM ::
  • Some Changes on the 2000 Block of Chestnut Street
    Nothing stays the same downtownMr. Fox CommentsFor many years, the former YWCA Annex building sat vacant and blighted at 2021 Chestnut St., begging for redevelopment or demolition. Finally, it came do…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Laurel Court is Chugging Along
    Should be sweet when they're doneMr. Fox CommentsShortly after New Years, we discovered work had begun on six new homes just off the corner of 2nd & Laurel in Northern Liberties. We first told you abo…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:01 AM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly

  • Retiring in Philly: In yet another top five list...
    In yet another top five list you may not put a whole lot of stock into, Philadelphia was rated as the number one city to retire in without a car. Citing that about 95% of the city is reachable without…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:48 PM ::
  • Curbed Giveaway: Reminder: Win $3500 to Create the Backyard of Your Dreams
    We've partnered with Lonny and to present the Outdoor Oasis Giveaway. One lucky reader will win a $3500 shopping spree to to help them create the backyard of their dreams.…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 01:04 PM ::
  • Rendering Reveal: Could a Huge Catering Facility Be Coming to The Met?
    Renderings: Stokes/EB Realty Management Corp, Photos: James Jennings There are some interesting developments going on at the Metropolitan Opera House on North Broad Street. You know it simply as The M…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:26 PM ::
  • South Philly Rising: Is your dream of owning a...
    Is your dream of owning a home in South Philly dying or just about dead? Hyperbole aside, there is evidence to support the statement. Philebrity goes all real talk on Plan Philly's recent examination…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:15 AM ::
  • The Plat: Grove of Park Champions Dedicated at The Belmont Plateau
    Photo Albert Yee/Fairmount Park Conservancy Next time your up at the Belmont Plateau taking in one of the most amazing views of the Philadelphia city skyline or reliving Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff's…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:00 AM ::
  • AM Linkage: History of Skee-Ball; Philly's Fight for Ride Share; More!
    Photo via phillytrax/Flickr · Who doesn't love a list involving Airstream Trailers? · There are six potential buyers for Revel Casino. · Does being in a park make you a better person? &…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Celebrity Landlords: The sad song of Billy Joel's...
    The sad song of Billy Joel's Nate Berkus-decorated Sagaponack home—which, having gone unsold since Joel first listed it in 2009, has officially been seeking a buyer for The Longest Time—wa…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:54 PM ::
  • Girard Park Improvements: Have you ever ventured up to...
    Have you ever ventured up to Girard Park at 21st and Ritner Street? Good news, it's about to get some much needed upgrades such as repaving 18,000 square feet of walkways, better lighting and new benc…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:45 PM ::
  • Sepia Tones: 10 Photos of Old City from Before You Were Born
    This will be a semi-regular series where we show you some photos of the Philadelphia area from way back, like before you were even born. And if you were born when these shots were taken, more power to…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:13 PM ::
  • The Rittenhouse: Three "raw" units are available at...
    Three raw units are available at The Rittenhouse Hotel and Condominium. Here's the kicker: it's the entire 19th floor and is being listed at over $1,000 per square foot — a first for the buildin…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:15 AM ::






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