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    Many of us woke to the sound of thunder this a.m. We should have periods of rain, on & off the rest of the day & tomorrow.  The rain, along with brisk northerly winds, will keep things chilly, High te…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:26 AM ::
  • Family's Halloween Display Sparks Controversy In New Jersey Community
    Halloween is right around the corner, and many take the time to decorate for the occasion with ghosts and goblins outside their homes. However, in one New Jersey community, some neighbors think one fa…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:25 AM ::
  • Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Pennsauken Township
    SkyFOX flew over the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in Pennsauken Township shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:14 AM ::
  • Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended
    The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:02 AM ::
  • Hundreds Pay Tribute To Dirt Biker Killed In Shooting
    SkyFOX was over the scene as people on ATVs and dirt bikes tore through Center City shortly before 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:51 AM ::
  • Malala Yousafzai Receives Liberty Medal
    Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, 17, the girl who stood up against the Taliban, received Philadelphia's Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center on Tuesday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:13 PM ::
  • Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
    A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:37 PM ::
  • Manhunt For Pa. State Trooper Ambush Suspect Continues
    It's day 40 in the search for a man accused of killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper and investigators say they've now shifted their search area.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • Reward Offered In Drexel Hill Chickie's and Pete's Armed Robbery
    Upper Darby police are searching for suspected armed robbers who held up a popular sports bar in Drexel Hill on Sunday morning around 9:40 a.m. Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:53 PM ::
  • Man pleads guilty in Philly-area drug ring case
    A prep school graduate accused of having been one of the leaders of a ring selling drugs to high school and college students in the affluent Main Line suburbs of Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to cha…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:56 PM ::




  • Emmaus learns of state pension crisis
    Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser shared with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association and area residents the origins and problems associated with the state pens…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:01 AM ::
  • Easton eyes more big projects after City Hall and parking deck work is completed
    While work continues on the long-awaited new parking deck in downtown Easton, city officials are already talking about building another one. Mayor Sal Panto Jr., in budget discussions Tuesday night,…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:56 AM ::
  • Allentown Planning holds "Downtown on the Move" public workshop
    The city of Allentown planning department held a presentation and workshop Tuesday afternoon at the center square Lehigh County Government Center entitled Downtown On the Move: A Public Workshop/Draf…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:45 AM ::
  • Online bomb threats leave Penn State Berks students, faculty reeling
    Students and faculty at Penn State Berks are still reeling after several bomb threats were posted on social media. They scared a lot of people, said Sydnie Weeks, a freshman business major. Authoriti…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:36 PM ::
  • Parkland promises no more than modest tax increases for budget year 2015-2016
    In a nutshell, Tuesday night's Parkland School District Board of Directors Workshop meeting centered around dough and doughnuts.Proving that nearly anytime is a good time to talk about money, John Vi…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:21 PM ::
  • DA: Man arrested for alleged heroin deal causing overdose death
    Dillon Quinn, 19, was arrested for drug dealing resulting in death, according to Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan and Tredyffrin Superintendent of Police Anthony Giaimo. Officials said Quin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:07 PM ::
  • 100 gallon blood donor honored in Lehigh Valley
    It has taken him more than 30 years, but a Whitehall Township man has become an inspiration in the community by donating 100 gallons of blood. The Miller Keystone Blood Center recognized him on Tuesd…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:50 PM ::
  • 72-year-old man charged with Stroudsburg arson
    72-year-old Paul York of Stroudsburg has been charged with arson in connection with the Aug. 2 fire of a commercial and residential building in Monroe County. Witnesses say when it happened, the fire…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:40 PM ::
  • Two people killed in Lehigh County wreck
    Two people were killed in a car crash in Lynn Township, Lehigh County. Emergency communications officials say they received a report of a two-vehicle crash around 6:20 p.m. in the 7900 block of Kings…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:25 PM ::
  • Man arrested for allegedly scamming the elderly in Hunterdon County
    A man has been arrested for allegedly scamming elderly residents in Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County. Police said a patrol, on Oct. 14, responded to a call about a suspicious incident. Police sai…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:41 PM ::



  • Sayreville suspends coach, 4 assistants in hazing scandal
    SAYREVILLE, N.J. - In front of a crowd that demanded answers and, at times, slammed district officials for their handling of a high school football hazing scandal, the Sayreville Board of Education vo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:31 AM ::
  • McCaffery dropssuit against Inquirer
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery on Tuesday withdrew his defamation suit against The Inquirer for articles detailing how his wife collected lucrative referral fees from personal-…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Nobel winner wins over audience at Under 30 Summit
    Malala Yousafzai held a ballroom full of people rapt Tuesday as she spoke about her remarkable life. But do not think for a moment that the 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner can catch a break at he…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Temple nurse wins potato chip contest
    What began as a Deptford woman's why not? entry to a national potato chip contest has proved to be a moment of record in the annals of American snack history.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Maple Shade parents struggle with Ebola fears
    It started Friday with a memo meant for staff at Howard Yocum Elementary School in Maple Shade. The school nurse wrote that on Monday, two students were arriving at the K-2 school from Rwanda, an East…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Supreme Court suspends McCaffery over porn e-mails
    HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended Justice Seamus P. McCaffery on Monday amid allegations that he sent pornographic e-mails and threatened to entangle a fellow justice in the wideni…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:44 PM ::
  • Taj Mahal ruling puts other A.C. workers' benefits in danger
    A U.S. bankruptcy judge's decision last week to allow the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City to jettison a traditional defined-benefit pension and company-sponsored health insurance could spell t…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:36 AM ::
  • Philadelphia Orchestra reports on 'a remarkable year'
    Since the Philadelphia Orchestra exited bankruptcy more than two years ago, several key financial indicators have brightened. Obligations associated with the orchestra's Chapter 11 settlement have bee…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 11:59 PM ::

  • Sayreville suspends coach, 4 assistants in hazing scandal
    SAYREVILLE, N.J. - In front of a crowd that demanded answers and, at times, slammed district officials for their handling of a high school football hazing scandal, the Sayreville Board of Education vo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:31 AM ::
  • Mantoloking, Brick sea wall 75 percent finished
    BRICK, N.J. - After Hurricane Sandy nearly wiped his town off the map, Mantoloking Councilman Steve Gillingham heard the voices calling for a retreat from vulnerable locations along the coast.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Richard E. Lander, 88, civil engineer
    Richard E. Lander, 88, of Wayne, a civil engineer, fire company leader, and Episcopal Academy alumnus, died Monday, Oct. 13, of end-stage dementia at Paoli Pointe retirement community.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Nobel winner wins over audience at Under 30 Summit
    Malala Yousafzai held a ballroom full of people rapt Tuesday as she spoke about her remarkable life. But do not think for a moment that the 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner can catch a break at he…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Malala Yousafzai awarded Liberty Medal
    Honoring the bravery of a girl who refused to be denied an education - and nearly paid for it with her life - 1,400 guests gathered Tuesday night under a white tent and tight security at the National…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Temple nurse wins potato chip contest
    What began as a Deptford woman's why not? entry to a national potato chip contest has proved to be a moment of record in the annals of American snack history.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Deputy of Main Line drug ring pleads guilty
    The deputy of a Main Line drug organization pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from his involvement with the group.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Corbett in Phila. signs 'Mumia bill'
    Just a few feet from the site where Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was gunned down by Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1981, Gov. Corbett on Tuesday signed into law a bill that would aim to stop former…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • William J. Kane, leader of United Auto Workers here
    William J. Kane, a labor union leader in the Philadelphia region and beyond, was a master of human kindness, fought for the rights of workers across the country during his career, and created loving b…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Cautious colleges prepare for the possibility of Ebola
    As Ebola concerns mount, many campuses across the region are suspending university-sponsored travel to affected countries, training health center employees to deal with an outbreak, and monitoring the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Suspect in Clifton pharmacy robbery shot by officer
    A Lansdowne police officer in pursuit of a black Nissan suspected as the getaway car in an armed robbery in Clifton Heights shot one of the robbery suspects after he crashed and then bailed from the v…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:56 AM ::
  • Trial begins in 2010 Chester homicide case
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> The first of two murder trials involving a 29-year-old defendant began Tuesday with testimony from officers investigating a 2010 shooting outside J&S Seafood in Chester.Jamir Willi…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:51 PM ::
  • Ridley family thanks firefighters for saving young child
    RIDLEY TOWNSHIP >> The parents of Parker Carbonaro offered a special thank-you to all the Woodlyn Fire Co. firefighters who helped save their 11-month-old boy after he nearly drowned in the bathtub ov…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:47 PM ::
  • Chris Freind: Houston should flush HERO subpeonas
    Houston, you've got a problem.Based on disturbing events in Texas' largest city, it's clear that Ebola is a distant second in the greatest threat category.That honor goes to political extremist Annise…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:45 PM ::
  • Garnet Valley OKs resignation of teacher facing sex charges
    CONCORD >> The Garnet Valley School Board approved the resignation of Garnet Valley Middle School teacher and football coach Bill Barber, who was charged with a sexual offense involving a 15-year-old…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:42 PM ::
  • Suspect sought in kidnapping and ransom scheme
    LANSDOWNE >> Philadelphia police are searching for a man involved in a kidnapping and ransom scheme that kicked off a high speed pursuit, ending with a crash on Wycombe Avenue in Lansdowne Sunday nigh…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:41 PM ::
  • Today's Quiz: Are you a solar eclipse aficionado?
    How much do you know about the solar eclipse? Take today's quizTOUCH HERE if viewing on a mobile deviceTue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:08 PM ::
  • Chickie's and Pete's owner offers $5,000 reward for info about robbery of Drexel Hill restaurant
    UPPER DARBY >> Township police have ramped up the investigation into the armed robbery of the Chickie's and Pete's in Drexel Hill and released a still photo of a van seen parked in front of the restau…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM ::
  • Investigation ongoing in Chickie's and Pete's heist
    UPPER DARBY >> Police continue to investigate the Sunday morning armed robbery of Chickie's and Pete's restaurant.A total of $16,400 was stolen from the safe during the heist.We've looked at the video…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:19 AM ::
  • Police: Pit bull put down after devastating attack on dog
    UPPER DARBY >> Police had to shoot a pit bull during a vicious attack on another dog Saturday night in the Bywood section.Percy, a Pekinese breed belonging to a township woman, died as a result of inj…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:19 AM ::


Courier Times

  • A fresh start with a new state senator
    The party that has controlled Harrisburg’s levers of power for the last four years has not improved the lot of our people. Property taxes have risen because money the state needed to properly fund our…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • Obstacle to solutions
    A popular quote these days is, Insanity is doing the same thing over and over but expecting different results. The wisdom of this sentiment is apparently lost on voters in light of their support forWed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • The 'real deal'
    In the world of politics it is often difficult to discern the sound bite from the real and sincere words coming from the politician. But when you know the man behind the title, as I do in the case ofWed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • Calendar of meetings today - Oct. 22
    GOVERNMENT Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Police: Man's death came after argument, drinking
    An argument between two co-workers fueled by a night of drinking in an illegal bar is believed to be what led to the bludgeoning death of a Trenton man Sunday morning, police said Tuesday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:00 PM ::
  • Parents of Bensalem teen struck, killed in 2012 file wrongful death suit
    The parents of a 17-year-old student struck and killed while walking to his bus stop have filed a wrongful death suit alleging a faulty traffic signal, lack of a school crossing guard and the locationTue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:30 PM ::
  • Doylestown man accused of downloading child pornography
    A Doylestown man was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of child pornography.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:00 PM ::
  • Ex-Pemberton woman's Wasabi Ginger chips win her $1 million
    Meneko Spigner McBeth, a Pemberton High School alumna and former Browns Mills resident, learned Monday she was the grand prize winner in the $1 million “Do Us a Flavor” potato chip contest.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:45 PM ::
  • Sunday car crash in Middletown claims Bristol Twp. man's life
    One of the Bristol Township men critically injured in a one-car accident Sunday in Middletown has died.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • Abington police seek robbers who held up gas station
    Police are looking for two men who held up the Shell gas station on Jenkintown Road in Abington about 8 p.m. Monday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:30 PM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Business news in brief
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  • U.S.: Travelers from Ebola-stricken countries must use one of five airports
    All passengers arriving in the United States from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea will now be required to fly into one of the five airports that have enhanced screening for the deadly Ebola virus, t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Start-ups with a conscience shine in 'Pressure Cooker'
    And the winner of Forbes' $400,000 Pressure Cooker is . . . Enrou - and winning with it are people in places as far from the Los Angeles start-up's home as purse and backpack makers in rural Guatemala…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Pat Croce's Villanova house going to auction
    If you want to own a piece of 76ers basketball history, here's a chance: Former team president Pat Croce's 10,500-square-foot Villanova mansion will be auctioned to the highest bidder Saturday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Panel presents guidelines for Pa. Turnpike Commission
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission should improve its contracting procedures and business practices, an advisory panel said Tuesday. The three-member panel was created last year by the Turnpike Comm…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Best day of the year for the S&P 500
    NEW YORK - The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Dose of reality for region's energy hub proponents
    Boosters of an emerging movement to develop Philadelphia as an energy hub were cautioned Tuesday that they need to do more to sell a skeptical public.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Women wonder why top jobs, seats on boards still lag
    To chief executive Sue Schick, it's a continuing mystery. Why are there so few women on corporate boards? Why are there so few top women executives? Why are so few women ranked among the top earners?Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • S&P raises PGW bond rating
    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday raised its rating on Philadelphia Gas Works bonds, citing improved collections and stable gas prices.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • After judge's ruling, more Taj turmoil
    Billionaire Carl Icahn won Round One in a Wilmington bankruptcy court on Friday, when a judge ruled to nullify Unite Here Local 54's contract pertaining to health-care and pension benefits for Trump T…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Georgia Court Takes a Holistic Approach to Pleading
                Holism is a concept modernly used most commonly in medicine –treating both the body and the mind.  We don’t see it too often in legal parlance as it’s come to be associated with a somewha…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM ::
  • ACI’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference – Shameless Plug
    In a first for the DDLaw Blog, we’re an official Media Partner for the American Conference Institute’s 19th Annual Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference, to be held December 8-10, in New York Ci…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Pre-Halloween Demise of a Frankenstein Plaintiff
                We typically leave it to others to review movies or television shows in the course of a post.  Sure, we will throw in a quote or reference from time to time, but that is about it.  We had…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM ::
  • Louisiana Liability For A Sales Representative's Sizing Error
                Those of us whose childhood had low tech play options and at least a touch of OCD recall playing with dominoes.  Not whatever the game is where the number of dots on a tile matters, which…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM ::
  • A Colorado Federal Court Adopts Restatement (Third) of Torts Section 6(c)
    A federal court recently placed Colorado amongst the states that apply Restatement (Third) of Torts §6(c) in design defect cases.  That’s a good place to be when you’re defending a medical device com…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 05:26 PM ::
  • Breaking News – Branded Design Defect Preemption
         From the time that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S.Ct. 2466 (2013), we have been declaring that design defect claims against branded dug…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 07:38 PM ::
  • A Juicy Little Decision
                This is actually a post from Reed Smith’s Rachel Weil.  While this is not her first post, she is still a mere guest poster at this point and takes sole responsibility for the content of he…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 02:58 PM ::
  • No, HIPAA Does Not Preempt Informal Treater Interviews
    For over seven years, we’ve been following the odd little romance that the other side of the “v.” has been having with purported federal preemption of state litigation practices that allow our side to…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 12:26 PM ::
  • The Scylla and Charybdis of PMA Preemption
    This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.            It’s been a while since we’ve seen a legal reference to Scylla and Charybdis, the sea monsters of Greek myth who posed an intrac…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 03:01 PM ::
  • Local Drug Disposal Tax Should Go Down The Drain
    The Ninth Circuit’s opinion in PhRMA v. County of Alameda, No. 13-16833, 2014 WL 4814407 (9th Cir. Sept. 30, 2014), is a triumph of petty local politics over sound public policy.  At issue is an ordin…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 10:54 AM ::


Philly Record

  • Pa. Conference For Women Attracts 8,000
    Headliners included Jane Pauley, Robin Roberts, Gail Sheehy and Diane Keaton.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 11:37 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Expect 18% Turnout In November!
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s dangerous to our reputation to predict outcomes, since we don’t want to be found wrong. But all the signs we watch point to a low turnout, no matter how much campaign effort is b…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:14 AM ::
  • Banquet Will Give Chinatown’s Youth A ‘Home’
    Visitors to Chinatown are familiar with the dashing Lion Dance performances of the Philadelphia Suns in Asian community parades. But there’s much more to the Suns than that. The Suns are Chinatown’s y…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:59 AM ::
  • Updated Oct. 16th
    Oct. 15-           30th Ward Democrats host Countdown Fundraiser at Ten Stone, 21st & South Sts., 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25 for candidates, $5 for friends and neighbors. Tickets at door. Oct. 16-           S…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night Features Donors At Gala
    Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:36 PM ::
  • Hillary Clinton Rallies ‘Women For Wolf’ In Philly
    Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 09:55 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has disrupted both the worlds of education and pol…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:58 AM ::
  • SRC’s Aborting Of Teachers’ Contract Roils Pols
    State Rep. Angel Cruz and State Sen. Christine Tartaglione (both D-Kensington) have bills they hope will gain traction and bring an end to the control the state-run School Reform Commission has over t…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:44 AM ::
  • Ceremony To Preserve Black Burial Ground
    The Friends of Bethel Burial Ground Coalition is working to preserve the final resting place of 5,000 black Philadelphians who are interred in an historic burial ground under the Weccacoe Playground a…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 10:38 AM ::
  • Updated Oct. 9th
    Oct. 9-             State Rep. Mark Cohen is hosted Fundraiser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 4010 Robbins Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $2,500, VIPs $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250, Guests $50. RSVP markcoh…Thu, 9 Oct 2014, 09:40 AM ::








  • Phillies sign right-hander Williams to one-year deal
    Jerome Williams made enough of a positive impression on the Phillies that they are bringing him back next season. The team announced Tuesday evening that they signed Williams to a one-year contract wo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:21 PM ::
  • With team or not, Byrd a key to Phillies' future
    The Phillies know they must improve their offense, and they'll look specifically to the outfield to do so. Marlon Byrd had a productive season and is still under contract, but the club may deal him to…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:40 AM ::
  • Brown's future with Phillies uncertain after trying season
    Domonic Brown entered this year confident and ready to build upon his 2013 breakout season. But he left Citizens Bank Park late last month with only questions about his future in Philadelphia.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:54 PM ::
  • Phils' phenom Quinn shows upside in AFL action
    Roman Quinn, the Phillies' No. 5 prospect, finished Tuesday's game 2-for-6. He is hitting .200/.286/.200 in six games this fall.Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 07:58 PM ::
  • Inbox: Do the Phillies need to deal Hamels in the offseason?
    In the latest Phillies Inbox, beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers fans' questions on Cole Hamels' status on the trade block, Ben Revere's value and the situation at the hot corner.Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:50 PM ::
  • Gwynn Jr. opts for free agency
    The Phillies announced outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. refused his assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and has opted for free agency.Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 04:55 PM ::
  • Former skipper Manuel to hold winter hitting camp
    Charlie Manuel still loves to talk and teach hitting, and the former Phillies skipper and current senior advisor to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is hosting a baseball camp from Dec. 19-21 in St. Pe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:20 AM ::
  • Phillies tab Almaraz to be amateur scouting director
    The Phillies have a replacement for former assistant general manager of amateur scouting Marti Wolever, whom they dismissed late last month. The team announced Wednesday that it has hired Johnny Almar…Wed, 8 Oct 2014, 12:37 PM ::
  • Former Phillies broadcaster Campbell passes away
    Bill Campbell broadcast some of the most memorable moments in Philadelphia sports history. His run included eight seasons as a Phillies broadcaster from 1963-70.Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 04:20 PM ::
  • Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins
    Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gathe…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 01:16 AM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • Halloween: 15 Dance-Floor Blowouts
    Peter Sterling Halloween Ball Philadelphia’s sexy burlesque show is resurrected once again in the fourth annual Peter Sterling Halloween Ball, featuring Philadelphia’s DJ Perry Angelozzi and drag host…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:17 PM ::
  • Calendar: October 22-29
    Wednesday, October 22 TALK Ebola: Truth and Myth Ebola. Fear of the word is spreading way faster than the disease. But this outbreak of panic isn’t much different from those that erupted when the worl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Sprecher Hard Root Beer
    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... [This is a summary. To read th…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:35 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Samuel Adams Octoberfest
    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... [This is a summary. To read th…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 01:35 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Boo at the Zoo; AIDS Walk Philly; and more!
    Friday, October 17 MUSIC Era of Abba Philly POPS Orchestra travels down memory lane with ‘70s hits from the Bee Gees, John Denver, Carol King, Elton John and more. The show concludes with Finnish a ca…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Otter Creek Overgrown
    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... [This is a summary. To read th…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Lakefront Oktoberfest
    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... [This is a summary. To read th…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Gift from a gorilla
    After being paralyzed in a car accident, Anne travels to not-so wheelchair accessible Rwanda to visit the mountain gorillas. Podcast: Play in new window | Download See Anne perform LIVE at the 13th Fi…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM ::
  • A cinematic feast: Can't-miss films at the 2014 Philadelphia Film Festival
    When the lights go down on the 23rd annual Philadelphia Film Festival this week, it’ll reveal an eclectic lineup curated as carefully as any museum exhibit (including a track inspired by PAFA’s curren…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Philadelphia Joe Coffee Porter
    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... [This is a summary. To read th…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • Halloween: 15 Dance-Floor Blowouts
    Peter Sterling Halloween Ball Philadelphia’s sexy burlesque show is resurrected once again in the fourth annual Peter Sterling Halloween Ball, featuring Philadelphia’s DJ Perry Angelozzi and drag host…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:17 PM ::
  • Calendar: October 22-29
    Wednesday, October 22 TALK Ebola: Truth and Myth Ebola. Fear of the word is spreading way faster than the disease. But this outbreak of panic isn’t much different from those that erupted when the worl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Boo at the Zoo; AIDS Walk Philly; and more!
    Friday, October 17 MUSIC Era of Abba Philly POPS Orchestra travels down memory lane with ‘70s hits from the Bee Gees, John Denver, Carol King, Elton John and more. The show concludes with Finnish a ca…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • 'Sin' historian Karen Abbott exposes secret lives of women spies
    PW's former star reporter delves into Civil War history in her new book, 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.' Karen Abbott first hit The New York Times bestseller list with her 2007 book Sin in the Second…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:56 PM ::
  • John Hodgman on nerds, Obama, the end of the world and "Doctor Who"
    John Hodgman’s turn-of-the-millennium geek credentials are impeccable: He’s served as The Daily Show’s “resident expert” on all things, penned three thick volumes of comprehensive world knowledge enti…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM ::
  • Calendar: October 15-22
    Wednesday, October 15 STAGE Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical A comedy inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer’s wife who attempts to pick up the pieces of her life after her husband cheat…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:03 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks
    Friday, October 10 COMEDY Gary Gulman Seeking fame on reality television is pretty normal; finding fame on Last Comic Standing, though, is pretty notable. Gary Gulman placed as a finalist in two succe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 12:05 PM ::
  • Suburban panic fuels the affecting "Detroit"
    Detroit is not a play about the Motor City, though that would certainly be enough to draw many local stage lovers to the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s 40th-anniversary season opener. No, Lisa D’Amour…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: October 8-15
    Wednesday, October 8 SHOW Sittin’ In: Pre-Boo The Kimmel Center’s free, monthly jam session continues with the Philadelphia Jazz Project and DJ Phsh. The performance will feature a sneak peek at the P…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Oct. 3-5
    Friday, October 3 DANCE Putty Dance Project: Going, Wanting in the Age of the Selfie Putty Dance Company, helmed by award-winning former Philadanco member Lauren Putty White, is asking some essentiall…Fri, 3 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

  • Teen Nobel Peace Prize winner honored with Liberty Medal in Philadelphia
    On Tuesday afternoon, the Pennsylvania Convention Center was buzzing with a single word, one with singsong syllables: Malala, people would say, looking for the door to Ballroom AB. Malala? Is this whe…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:45 PM ::
  • Review: 'A Night with Lady G' in Ireland's quaint past
    The three short one-acts that comprise A Night with Lady G offer a rarely seen glimpse into the roots of modern Irish theater. No one – or no one in America – produces the plays of Lady Augusta Gregor…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:14 PM ::
  • From Detroit to Philly for a 'dream job'
    A woman from the trenches of Detroit's bankruptcy has been selected to head the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • Cultural institutions see corporate donations decline yet again
    After years of declining revenue, Philadelphia's cultural institutions are showing signs of a slow recovery in attendance and earned income. But contributed income is still declining, according to a n…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:26 PM ::
  • Photos of the 2014 Haddonfield Fall Festival
    The experience of leaves turning bright colors, cinnamon spice cookies and pies, cool crisp air and pumpkins of every shape and size is enough to make one forget all about the pleasures of summer and…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:12 AM ::
  • Toni Morrison's papers to be housed at Princeton
    The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 04:58 PM ::
  • Review: Not just 'Bad Jews,' but shrill, too
    At sundown Thursday, a Jewish holy day, I went to see the opening of a play called Bad Jews, and I would've been way better off at the synagogue. Despite its provocative title, Joshua Harmon's play is…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:29 PM ::
  • New facility brings high-tech tools to study artifacts at Penn's Museum of Archaeology
    The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology is opening new laboratories this weekend that will improve efforts to study and preserve the more than 1 million artifacts in its collection.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 01:30 PM ::

University Life

University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Museum brings mummies to Philly schools
    A free program called Unpacking the Past is now offered by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:06 AM ::
  • Penn, unlike peers, rejects Common App competitor
    Several selective universities are accepting alternative application options after last year's technical problems in the Common Application, but Penn has not changed its admissions policy.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:02 AM ::
  • For North Koreans, leaders are like idols, speaker says
    Greg Scarlatoiu, executive director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, spoke on Tuesday at “The North Korean Conundrum,” hosted via the Korean Current Affairs Program.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:01 AM ::
  • Victoria's Secret CEO talks branding and passion in Huntsman
    President and CEO of Victoria's Secret Sharen Turney made her way to Penn as part of Wharton’s Leadership Lecture Series to discuss the qualities that make a successful leader and brand.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:59 AM ::
  • Ebola fears overshadow flu preparation
    As Penn continues to prepare for potential Ebola cases, health professionals are keeping an eye out for the flu.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM ::
  • Engineering students concerned by lack of study space
    With the closure of the Towne library on May 20, Engineering students have been struggling to find study space within the Engineering quad.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM ::
  • Theme year lacks focus on race, critics say
    Several students were disappointed to find out that next year's theme year would be the Year of Discovery, after hearing that the book selected would be Langston Hughes' autobiography.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM ::
  • The only ones
    Students who come from their countries alone must make their own communitiesWed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:28 AM ::
  • Gutmann elected chair of university association
    Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, placing her at a vantage point to vocalize and advocate for current issues in higher education.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:26 PM ::
  • Penn announces renewed sustainability plan
    Penn announced on Tuesday afternoon the University's next steps to make the campus as environmentally friendly as possible.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:38 PM ::


Temple University

  • Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion
    Residents said the armed men targeted one of their roommates, who was hit in the back of the head with a pistol. The post Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion appeared first on The Tem…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees
    Lewis Katz’ only son was elected in an Oct. 14 meeting. The post Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:10 AM ::
  • Blocks receive touch-up
    “Adopt-a-Block” lets students clean streets off campus. The post Blocks receive touch-up appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 AM ::
  • Cosby, four other trustees re-elected
    After last week’s Board meeting, two committees grew. The post Cosby, four other trustees re-elected appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:10 AM ::
  • State-relateds ask for additional funding
    The University of Pittsburgh has had its state funding cut in eight of the past 12 years. The post State-relateds ask for additional funding appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM ::
  • 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital
    pCare TV broadcasts medical information to Temple patients. The post 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor
    In July, Rev. Kevin Johnson announced his resignation. The post Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus
    Drivers said the closure of a gate on 13th Street has caused delays. The post Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • ‘A difficult time’
    Homecoming parties led to alcohol citations for both students and non-students. The post ‘A difficult time’ appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:10 AM ::
  • Witness: student punched by teen on campus
    The incident occurred on 13th Street near Oxford Street. The post Witness: student punched by teen on campus appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 10:54 PM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


  • This Evening: The American Dream Of The White Fence
    >>> Tim Presley is one of the few psychedelic revivalists who knows that real psychedelia never sounds revived. While lo-fi tinny guitar squeals and tape hiss drowning out mellotron voice leadings alw…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:07 PM ::
  • And Now, Your Complete @215Festival Schedule
    Later this week, The 215 Festival — Philadelphia’s literary arts festival, featuring readings and events with some of the city’s greatest writers (and some pretty good ones from more far-flung locales…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:32 PM ::
  • This Evening At The Philadelphia Film Festival: David Lynch’s The Straight Story
    David Lynch has quite a few films screening at the PFF, and he has quite a lot going on elsewhere. For the past couple of months, really, hype about Lynch has been wrenching our works. But there is on…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:59 PM ::
  • Boxing Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Wasn’t Enough For Antoine Dodson
    When Celebrity Boxing announced that Antoine Dodson was slated to box Michael Lohan in Broomall, we were less than impressed. Maybe that’s why they’ve brought him back. This time, however, it’s person…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:42 PM ::
  • Q&A: Jaeden Lieberher, Star of St. Vincent
    Jaeden Lieberher has made such a splash with his performance in the touching and hilarious St. Vincent alongside Bill Murray (whom Lieberher can now count as a friend) that he’s since taken offers fro…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:26 PM ::
  • Readers Cameraphone: Union Rat Tawt It Taw A Putty Tat!
    It did! Outside da gay sportz bar! Looks like the rat has a new friend. The Fat Cat! There’s something about the unions protesting a gay sports bar that makes me chuckle- every single time I walk by.…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:38 PM ::
  • Guys, C’mon: The Forbes Under 30 Thing May Be Lots Of Things, But “Cool” Isn’t One Of Them
    We can’t believe it’s us who have to be the ones to say this — Philebrity, for whom the dictum “Real life is not like Fugazi” is a guiding principle — but we have held our tongues as long as we could:…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:21 PM ::
  • Noontime Nuggetz: Steve Gunn Live at PhilaMOCA
    Ok, so this one’s a little bigger than a nugget, but we figured it was apropos. From the limply hanging ghost costume in the background to the shout-out to Steve Gunn’s dad, the vibe here is as intima…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:01 PM ::
  • John Debella’s Antics Hit New Level Of Weirdness For 2014 “Wife Carry”
    We’re not sure how best to describe it, but, well, it’s exactly what it sounds like.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • The Hannibal Buress Bit On Bill Cosby Is Totally On Point
    We show Bill Cosby a lot of appreciation here at Philebrity, because he’s from Philadelphia, and because, in our opinion, he’s a very funny comedian. And because we’re inclined to separate the art fro…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:41 AM ::

Philadelphia Speaks

  • time to bring back lemon hill beer garden
    The area is poorly maintained and underutilized despite sweeping views. Milwaukee has had success putting beer gardens in their parks to raise...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:13 PM ::
  • Replacing missing curb box cover/Can't find correct size
    I know there was another thread about a getting a curb box cover violation that gave me some information about this... ...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:38 PM ::
  • David Oh working with SEPTA to get platform doors for the EL and BSL
    SEPTA could get platform screen doors ( ---Quote---...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:51 PM ::
  • Mount Vernon Cemetery
    The inclusion of the Mount Moriah Cemetery gatehouse on the Preservation Alliance's Places to Save list made me think about another rural Victorian...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:25 PM ::
  • New TV show will highlight Philadelphia homes for sale
    House hunters in the Philadelphia region will soon be able to get a tour of open houses without even having to leave their couches. HomeJab, a real...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:12 PM ::
  • 1800 block of Tioga
    for years I've passed by the Intersection of 19th and Ontario on the regional rail and always wanted to explore the area more as the remaining...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:35 PM ::
  • PA 1st Congressional District Race
    Bob Brady has a new to politics Republican challenger Megan Rath. Does anyone have more information on her? Being new to politics she has no...Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:21 AM ::
  • Franklin Flea returning to Strawbridge's for Holiday Season
    Franklin Flea back for one more outdoor market, announces holiday schedule |, 21 Oct 2014, 10:13 AM ::
  • airlines lose money on passengers, make it on ancillary revenue
    This is how the old private railroads operated Airlines Expect Best Profits Ever In 2014 - Business Insider...Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:25 PM ::
  • Balwynne Park--Wynnefield or Wynnefield Heights?
    Does anyone know anything about Balwynne Park? I'm not sure if it's in the Wynnefield or Wynnefield Heights section of West Philly. I did an Internet...Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:34 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Of Birds And Drinking Water
    Inside the East Park Reservoir, Temple students adopting blocks, UCD to start early on 40th Street plaza, and Jewish life gets a boost at PennTue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:03 AM ::
  • Preservation Alliance Launches “Places To Save” List
    The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia reboots their annual Endangered Properties list with new Places to Save announcementsMon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:06 PM ::
  • Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present
    Drinking al fresco reached new heights this summer as brilliantly designed beer gardens popped up all over the city. This isn't anything new though, says Nic Esposito. Philadelphia has been publicly d…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • Old City Orange Façade To Be Preserved
    Historical Commission okays Old City development, the emblematic stairway at the Barnes, Blatstein serious yet anxious about The Provence, 10 homes for NoLibs, and a salvaged cornice delights in Fisht…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM ::
  • The Tombstone Wall Of Society Hill
    With October at hand and Halloween on the way, we thought a series on historic cemeteries was most appropriate. Our first story presents the strange tale of thirty tombstones that sit embedded in the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:02 PM ::
  • Existential Tug-Of-War Along West Cecil B. Moore Avenue
    The identity crisis of TempleTown, Family Court opens, artist space coming to Grays Ferry, mixed-use for Ridge, inside the Bok storage facility, and PhillyU collects $60MFri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:37 AM ::
  • Improvements Possible For The Schuylkill Boardwalk
    How to upgrade the successful trail extension, Temple investing in its athletic programs once more, developer slowly selling houses in Somertown, and lackluster restriping plans for Washington AvenueThu, 16 Oct 2014, 08:32 AM ::
  • In East Kensington, Housing Development To Replace Little Berlin’s “Fairgrounds”
    Viking Mills owner selling lot that artists collective has activated for the past four years. Emma Jacobs reports on what's coming and whyWed, 15 Oct 2014, 09:20 AM ::
  • Investing In Schools To Maintain Mt Airy’s Diversity
    CDC seeks to pioneer new means of neighborhood diversification, some think Land Bank plan not explicit enough, why it took the Union League a century to install a ceiling, mixed-use in Queen Village,…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • Lisa Roberts: Inside A Design Mind
    What makes good design and why should you care? Nathaniel Popkin talks to keen design observer Lisa Roberts, as her second book, DesignPop, launches tomorrow night at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtTue, 14 Oct 2014, 08:55 AM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • One Man’s Trash: Week 34 Report
    WEEK 34: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods My selfish goal/personal motivation for doing this project spread out over the course of a year was to get to know every corner of the park. I…Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 09:18 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 33 Report
    WEEK 33: Crefeld Street to Cedars House Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 33 HAUL GLASS 1 40oz bottle Budweiser 1 jar Classico pasta sauce METAL 1 12oz can Coors Light 1 12oz can Busch Light STYRO…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:20 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 32 Report
    WEEK 32: Bells Mill Road to Valley Green Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 32 HAUL GLASS 4 wine bottles no labels STYROFOAM 1 16oz cup 1 10oz cup 3 pcs random styrofoam PAPER 1 Tastykake pie box l…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 09:30 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 31 Report
    WEEK 31: Devil’s Pool work party For a group of four people (me, Sarah, Seth, and Eric, who is vacating his post as FOW’s volunteer coorindator — best of luck, buddy), we sure made quick work of the c…Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 30 Report
    WEEK 30: Mt Airy Avenue to Westview Street Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 30 HAUL METAL 3 12oz cans Coors Light (crushed) 1 12oz can Diet Coke (share with BFF) 1 12oz can Budweiser 1 12oz can A…Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 11:01 PM ::

Philly Mag

  • McCaffery Drops Lawsuit Against Inky, Daily News
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery has dropped his defamation lawsuit against the Inquirer and Daily News, the Legal Intelligencer reported Tuesday night.  As part of the settlement a…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:20 PM ::
  • Study Finds Young College Grads Spur On Economic and Neighborhood Revitalization
    Yesterday, City Observatory published “The Young and Restless and the Nation’s Cities,” a report focusing on 51 metropolitan areas (with a population of 1 million or more) that saw a particular change…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:01 PM ::
  • How to Choose Your Reception Style: Buffet, Family-Style or Plated
    There are quite a few variations on the wedding reception dinner, and at least as many reasons to go with one over the other. Maybe you’ve got a giant guest list for a celebration you’re starting late…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:17 PM ::
  • Council Committee Approves Hate Crimes Bill
    A City Council committee on Tuesday afternoon gave preliminary approval to a bill that creates municipal hate crimes protection for people victimized because of their sexual orientation. The bill is i…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:58 PM ::
  • Kelce: We’re Trying To Avoid a Setback
    Evan Mathis went on TV Tuesday and said his teammate Jason Kelce was ahead of schedule in his recovery from sports hernia surgery. Mathis suggested that Kelce had a chance to get back on the field in…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:42 PM ::
  • 7 (Non-Sexy) Halloween Costumes That Don’t Suck
    Let’s get one thing straight before we begin: I’m not a fan of any costume that has the word “sexy” tacked to it. Sexy pirate? No. Sexy Santa? No. Sexy ghost/zombie/bee/stewardness/pilgrim: No, no, hu…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:30 PM ::
  • SEPTA’s Biggest Union Could Strike On Monday
    TWU Local 234, the largest of the transit unions representing SEPTA employees, has announced a strike authorization meeting for Sunday, October 26th at 3:00 p.m., meaning that the thousands of subway…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:27 PM ::
  • Founder of Philly Sustainability App MilkCrate Dishes on Her Favorite Sustainable Spot in the City
    Today, I chatted with Morgan Berman while she waited to hear whether or not her company, Philly-based sustainability app MilkCrate, will win the Forbes’ 30 under 30 Pressure-Cooker contest—the company…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Williams: Chip Has Shortened Practice
    The morning after he popped off about how the intense training regimen was negatively affecting this team, Cary Williams came to the NovaCare Complex to have a sitdown with Chip Kelly. Both coach and…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:14 PM ::
  • A Guide to Philadelphia’s Beer
    If you consider yourself a Philadelphian, chances are you love beer. And because there is such a wide variety of beers, breweries and brewpubs to choose from here, it’s not always clear which places a…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:00 PM ::


  • Q&A: Tig Notaro Will Not Go Quietly
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA If Tig Notaro never existed we would have never thought to invent her, which not only points out the shortcomings of our imagination but also the depths of her originality. A tal…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:49 AM ::
  • EARLY WORD: Confusion Is Next
      The Thurston Moore Band plays Boot N’ Saddle on 10/25 in support of the just-out The Best Day. PITCHFORK: The Best Day is not the first music Thurston Moore has released since becoming the most famo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • JIM MORRISON: Fat Is Beautiful
    HUFFINGTON POST: In a new video excerpt from a 1969 interview with Doors frontman Jim Morrison finds the singer emphasizing that “fat is beautiful.” The video was released by Blank on Blank, a new onl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM ::
  • Q&A With Benjamin Booker, Blooze Hammerer
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA It’s been quite a year for Benjamin Booker, hand-picked opener for the Jack White’s Lazaretto tour, going electric at Norfolk, going crazy on Letterman — not bad for a 25-year-ol…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 04:15 PM ::
  • ARTSY: Can’t Get There From Here
    We’ve always loved these illustrated landmark maps and this one of Philadelphia by Tyler illustration instructor Mario Zucca is next level shit. You can buy it on Etsy HERE.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:29 PM ::
  • PURLING HISS: Learning Slowly
    From the new Weirdon (Drag City). This sounds like it could’ve come out on Gerard Cosloy-era Homestead Records. That is a HUGE compliment, by the way. They play JBs Oct. 22nd.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:29 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Wiz Khalifa @ The Piazza
    Photo by DEREK BRAD As the sun dropped on a warm late October afternoon, the gates opened for the Forbes’ first ever Under 30 Music Festival at the Piazza in Philadelphia. The festival is a partnershi…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:23 PM ::
  • WORTH REPEATING: High Infidelity
      NEW YORK TIMES: It’s hard to imagine now, but there once was a time when you could not play any song ever recorded, instantly, from your phone. I call this period adolescence. It lasted approximatel…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 07:22 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Gerard Way @ The Trocadero
    Photo by PETE TROSHAK Last night a sold-out crowd at the Trocadero Theater bore witness to the evolution of former My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way from a leather-wrapped wild boy to a suave, Koo…Sat, 18 Oct 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • A Q&A With Judge John Hodgman, Actual Person
    Illustration by DONKEY HOTEY EDITOR’S NOTE: We have a pair of tickets to see John Hodgman tonight at Underground Arts, all you have to do is send us an email at FEED@PHAWKER.COM telling us the name of…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:29 PM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • RE-POST: "I Feel Like My Chances of Finding Love Are Hopeless" via The Frisky
    I'm not sure if you've seen it, but I've been doing an advice column called Make It Stop! over on The Frisky for the past few months. Mostly I field questions about pesky co-workers and thorny family…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:49 PM ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades At Author and Blogger Samantha Irby
    Samantha Irby is my favorite writer. Her blog, Bitches Gotta Eat,…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • If You Wanna Be My Lover, You Gotta Get With My Guy Friends: The Three Rules of Dude Besties
    While the stomach may be the fabled way to a man’s heart, everyone knows that a bestie is (and always will be) the fast track to a woman’s weak, melting knees.You know that awkward first group hang, d…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 06:56 PM ::
  • Real Talk: I Need A Date To My Friend's Wedding
    As wedding season draws to its (merciful) close, I'm faced with one final nuptial hurrah, courtesy of two of my nearest and dearest friends who -- in a shameless attempt to make the rest of us feel ba…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:46 AM ::
  • 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 ::




Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Little Spoon a Great Addition to South Street West
    The place is adorableMr. Fox CommentsBack in the springtime, we told you about plans to convert the former Baja Room at 15th & South into a new neighborhood cafe. And the other day, Little Spoon Cafe…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:34 PM ::
  • Manton Street Park Getting a Mural
    And maybe a new neighborMr. Fox CommentsRemember Manton Street Park? Back in the summer of 2011, a collection of near neighbors cleaned up this long vacant parcel at the corner of 4th & Manton, turnin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • New Homes for 22nd & Walnut?
    Sure, seems like a good callMr. Fox CommentsRecently, we got a tip that zoning notices had appeared on the southeast corner of 22nd & Walnut, a property that's currently being used as a surface parkin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:31 AM ::
  • Interesting Building For Sale Near Front Street
    Wide building goes street to streetMr. Fox CommentsIn Pennsport, it seems like we're seeing a steady stream of former industrial buildings get demolished in favor of new construction homes. After a Ta…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • More Homes Get Started on Chadwick Street
    And even more are comingMr. Fox CommentsAfter nobody paid it much mind for many years, the 1300 block of Chadwick Street has gotten a ton of attention of late. The block had been dominated by a huge v…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • New Bank on 38th Street Should Have Been Much More
    Nothing we can do thoughMr. Fox CommentsTwo summers past, we were jonesing for a Slurpee while in West Philly, and visited the 7-11 at 38th & Chestnut with frozen satisfaction in mind. Alas, when we g…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:41 AM ::
  • On York Street, a Renovation Preserves a Cornice
    Wish more rehabs would do thisMr. Fox CommentsIn Fishtown, we've seen all kind of development activity over the years. Vacant lots have sprouted new homes. Developers have demolished old homes or ware…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 05:42 PM ::
  • Triplexes on the 2000 Block of Federal?
    We shall seeMr. Fox CommentsAs has been the case on many blocks in Point Breeze of late, the 2000 block of Federal Street has seen considerable redevelopment. On the block's eastern end, OCF Coffee Ho…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 03:02 PM ::
  • Bainbridge Green Raising Some Dollars for a Better Park
    Event coming upLou Mancinelli CommentsRight now, the strip of landscaping that runs along Bainbridge Street between 3rd and 5th Streets is just that, a strip of landscaping that some might call a park…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Another Old City Parking Lot is Getting Redeveloped
    Ten homes with brick wall viewsMr. Fox CommentsIn recent months, we've told you about a few Old City surface parking lots going the way of the dinosaurs, getting replaced with mansions. On Arch Street…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:56 AM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • A bar for Devil's Pocket
    Chef Andrew Wagner and Marcus Versace decided to honor their neighborhood when they took over Resurrection Ale House at Catharine Street and Grays Ferry Avenue.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • Ahoy, Lo Spiedo: Vetri at the Navy Yard
    On Monday, Oct. 27, the Vetri crew - Marc Vetri, Jeff Benjamin, Brad Spence, and Jeff Michaud - plans to open Lo Spiedo right there (4501 S. Broad St., 215-282-3184).Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:48 PM ::
  • Gennaro's moving to East Passyunk
    Owner Mike Giammarino says he is in the process of buying a building at 1533 S. 11th St. that was occupied previously by Da Vinci's restaurant, which closed Sunday.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:35 PM ::
  • Which Philly restaurant won a '$1M review'?
    Times of London critic Giles Coren, the latest in a long line of cranky British food-TV personalities, is out with Million Dollar Critic, a series that documents his dining experience in five restaura…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:39 AM ::
  • The stories behind 2nd Story Brewing in Old City
    A farmer, a restaurateur and a home-brewer are behind a new brewpub where Triumph Brewing was.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • Hippot: New new shabu shabu in Chinatown
    Now in the space of less than a year, we have two spots: Simply Shabu, a BYOB, opened in January at 1023 Cherry St., and much more recently, there's Hippot Shabu Shabu, a mod-looking spot that replace…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:44 PM ::
  • Ting Wong lives!
    The Chinatown duck house will not close permanently, according to signs posted this morning in the window.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:55 PM ::
  • Sarah's Place: A new old bar in Brewerytown
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