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  • On & Off Rain
    Expect unsettled weather through Saturday morning as waves of showers and thunderstorms move through the area.  Some of the storms may bring heavy downpours late tonight and again Friday afternoon. Fr…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:23 PM ::
  • Police: Man involved in hit-and-run shot by cops
    Authorities say police shot a Camden man who is accused of driving into two people and fleeing the scene.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:26 PM ::
  • Computer glitch voids 17K red light tickets in NJ
    About 17,000 tickets to motorists charged with running red lights in New Jersey have been voided because of a computer glitch.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:22 PM ::
  • Christie deciding how whether to sign 39 bills
    New Jersey's Legislature is on break, but there is still some intrigue in the Statehouse over how Gov. Chris Christie will deal with 39 bills lawmakers passed in June.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Man pleads guilty using invisible ink at casino
    A New Jersey man has been banned from Connecticut's casinos after pleading guilty to using invisible ink to mark cards at one.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:46 AM ::
  • Classroom abduction trial set to open in Philly
    A jury is set to hear opening remarks Thursday in the harrowing case of a 5-year-old abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulted.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Video: Teen Sets Off Explosive In Philly Takeout Restaurant
    Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help to identify a teenager in connection with a vandalism and explosion in Philadelphia's Francisville section.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:28 AM ::
  • Two Dead Following Violent Night In South Philadelphia
    Two people are dead, including a teenager, following a violent night in South Philadelphia.FOX 29's Steve Keeley went live at police headquarters Thursday morning.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Anti-Semitic Slurs Hurled During Move-In-Day Attack At Temple U.
    We're learning details of an attack against a Temple University student late Wednesday afternoon, just after freshmen moved into the dorms.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 07:14 AM ::
  • Atlantic City police get body cameras
    Atlantic City police officers have started wearing body cameras.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 06:21 AM ::






  • Fail-safe system override suggested in Katz plane crash
    A fail-safe system on a jet that crashed in May, killing businessman Lewis Katz and six others, may have been overridden because the pilots did not follow proper takeoff procedures, Gulfstream Aerospa…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:53 AM ::
  • Taney gets routed, but new chance comes Thursday
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Philadelphia's Taney Dragons face a tough road in the Little League World Series after an 8-1 loss Wednesday night to a powerful team from Las Vegas at Howard J. Lamade Stadi…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:04 AM ::
  • U.S. tried rescuing Foley and others held in Syria
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Special Operations forces staged an unsuccessful operation this summer to free photojournalist James Foley and other Americans being held in Syria by Islamic State extremists, accord…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:35 AM ::
    Despite risks, Foley drawn to war zones. A9.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • U.S. court lifts ban on campaign donations by Phila. police officers
    Philadelphia's 95-year ban on political contributions by police officers has been overturned by a federal appeals court, which found that the prohibition violated the officers' First Amendment rights.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • A day in the life of Mo'ne Davis, reluctant cover girl
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - At first, she tried to disguise herself by wearing a hoodie, but her hazel eyes and iconic braids were a dead giveaway.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 07:30 PM ::
  • Coming soon to Dilworth Plaza: New look, new name, green instead of gray
    William Penn is finally getting his Centre Square back. Or, at least how he might have envisioned it 400 years on.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 12:29 PM ::
  • High-end Chester County farms growing food for poor
    At the farm at Camphill Village Kimberton Hills in Chester County, the stalks on the chard are a startling fire-truck red.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:21 AM ::
  • Grand jury to hear evidence in Michael Brown case
    FERGUSON, Mo. - A Missouri state prosecutor Tuesday prepared to present evidence to a grand jury in the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, hours before Attorney General Eric H. Holder…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 05:35 AM ::
  • Struggle for 3d District victory
    WASHINGTON - Not long ago, Democrats aiming to take control of the House thought the Philadelphia suburbs offered abundant opportunities.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 04:00 AM ::



Delco Times

  • ROCK MUSIC MENU: NFL's pay to play isn't so Super
    Before getting into the news that the National Football League is asking performers of its high-profile Super Bowl halftime show to pay to perform, it's important to understand that this isn't the fir…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:40 PM ::
  • Crisis in Darby: New financial crunch may force oldest library in U.S. to close its doors
    The final chapter may have been written in the story of the Darby Free Library.After 271 years of operation, America's oldest public library may close its doors indefinitely at the end of the year if…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:33 PM ::
  • Daily Times church events
    Christ United Methodist Church, 600 E. Dutton Mill Road, Brookhaven, hosts free community dinners 5:30-7 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month. Child care and homework help available. The food pantry…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:53 PM ::
  • GALASSO-VIGORITO: You can become what you believe
    In 1850, American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne published a short narrative titled The Great Stone Face. The main character was named Ernest. And the story was centered in a small village that was surr…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:51 PM ::
  • 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, Sept. 7. Come and…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:50 PM ::
  • Improv group takes stage at Spotlight Theatre
    SWARTHMORE -- Spotlight Theatre's own in-house improvisational theatre troupe, STEAltH TightRopE, will perform another evening of improvisational theater on Saturday, Aug. 23. oin us for a night of fu…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:49 PM ::
  • Ghosts at the Plantation?
    EDGMONT -- On a hot summer night in August 2012, the Delmarva Historic Haunts performed an investigation of the spirits of the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. This was the first time a paranormal in…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:48 PM ::
  • André Café Acoustique closes out summer on a jazzy note
    CHESTER -- The last concert of the summer at the André Café Acoustique is coming Friday with a quartet promising spontaneous composition and improvisation.The jazz foursome of George A. Johnson Jr. on…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:47 PM ::
  • Benefits, bands, Birds keep Delco bars rocking
    The Red Lantern, Oak Lane, Glenolden, hosts its second annual Summer Bash on Saturday. Music starts at 1 p.m., and goes until 1:30 a.m., ending with a late-night super jam. Members from each band will…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:45 PM ::
  • Brandywine museum shines light on Burchfield work
    CHADDS FORD --- The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1976), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, are featured in a major exhibition of more than 50 paintin…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:44 PM ::


Courier Times

  • Another AWOL Bucks County work release inmate caught
    A 28-year-old Langhorne man AWOL from Bucks County’s minimum security corrections center, has been caught three months after he left work early and was dropped off at a shopping center near the prison…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Bristol Twp. police investigating Thursday hit-and-run
    BRISTOL TOWNSHIP — Police are looking for the driver who struck a 16-year-old boy on a bicycle Thursday morning then drove away.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • Calendar of meetings today - Aug. 21
    Bristol Township council: 7 p.m., township building, 2501 Bath Road. Agenda: consider ordinance amending civil service rules and regulations to provide Civil Service Commission’s participation in cons…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Loss of leg can't keep Delran girl from getting her kicks
    She tore her ACL in a soccer game while playing for the Delran Dynamite under-14 team. Complications during surgery led to the loss of most of her left leg. The limb had to be amputated above the kneeWed, 20 Aug 2014, 09:06 PM ::
  • Horsham, Warminster hit by water contamination
    Communities in Horsham and Warminster, each with a former Navy base that became a Superfund site, are dealing with new water contamination problems from compounds previously used on the government proWed, 20 Aug 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • Doylestown Twp. woman still stuck with her needles
    Sharon Presti is on a mission she wishes she didn’t have to take. The artist and photographer is going public with her condition to alert people that Pennsylvania has no law regarding the safe disposa…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • 2 accusers say alleged rapist Benson got them pregnant
    Two of Joshua Benson’s 10 accusers at his trial on rape and sexual assault charges told a Bucks County jury they became pregnant from the assaults.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • Scammers going after E-ZPass customers
    An Upper Southampton woman was on vacation and had not used her E-ZPass for more than two weeks.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 06:44 PM ::
  • Man accused of dealing drugs outside Bensalem motel
    A Philadelphia man is facing felony drug charges after being found in possession of heroin, cocaine and prescription drugs following a traffic stop in Bensalem, police said.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 06:00 PM ::
  • Cops: Double amputee steals $300 in meat in L. Southampton
    Police are looking for a double amputee in a wheelchair who allegedly stole beef tenderloins and chicken Tuesday at a Giant supermarket in Lower Southampton and got away on a SEPTA bus.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 05:00 PM ::

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Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Judge rejects conspiracy claim in Philadelphia port 'broker wars'
    Was it sabotage? A federal judge didn't think so. He called it a case of the broker wars at the Port of Philadelphia.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • PhillyDeals: Bottom Dollar said to be selling some stores
    Just four years after it started opening Bottom Dollar discount groceries in and around Philadelphia, Europe's Delhaize grocery group has put its 46 Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley stores up for sale,…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:22 AM ::
  • Prayers for Atlantic City as closings, layoffs loom
    ATLANTIC CITY - Members of the clergy locked arms as they led a march of about 400 Unite Here Local 54 members in a prayer vigil for Atlantic City's service economy on Wednesday night.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:19 AM ::
  • Proposed Comcast-TWC deal draws 43,000 public comments
    Public comments on Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. are officially due midnight Monday, though Los Angeles is seeking a two-week extension to Sept. 8 to prepa…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 08:12 AM ::
  • DRPA postpones action on legal representation for subpoenaed officials
    The Delaware River Port Authority postponed action Wednesday on a measure that would have allowed commissioners and staffers subpoenaed by a federal grand jury to choose their own lawyers.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 07:10 AM ::
  • Changes at Convention Center luring groups back to Philadelphia
    Thousands of members of the National Black MBA Association will gather in Atlanta next month for their annual convention, reserving a combined total of more than 10,000 nights in Atlanta's hotels and…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 06:36 AM ::
  • Bank of America settles probe of securities
    WASHINGTON - Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Market on upswing for third straight day
    NEW YORK - The stock market rose for a third straight day Wednesday despite a report from the Federal Reserve that showed a growing chorus of central bank officials willing to raise interest rates soo…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Judge dismisses pollution suit targeting Moorestown plant
    A federal judge in Camden has dismissed a lawsuit in which two Moorestown couples alleged that their families were exposed to health risks and a loss of property value because of underground contamina…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • A Cause for Celebration
    Happy birthday to Al Roker, who makes even a rainy day forecast seem jolly.  Happy birthday to Amy Adams, who enchanted audiences in movies as diverse as Drop Dead Gorgeous, The Fighter, and American…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:30 AM ::
  • Plaintiffs’ Causation Case in The Zoloft MDL: Is Anything Left After A Second Daubert Opinion?
                The week after Weeks II, we are not in position to tout our prognosticating on that decision.  We had certainly hoped that a rehearing would have signaled a smarter approach to considering…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 01:44 PM ::
  • POM Doesn’t Seem to Have Changed Much
    Although the Supreme Court’s recent decision in POM Wonderful, which we blogged about here, didn’t involve preemption, we were worried that, at least in Lanham Act cases, it might erode the protection…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:29 PM ::
  • Interesting Cases Sent By Users (Part II) Off-Label Promotion
    Here's the second case that was sent to us by our readers.  It is a favorable decision on one of our many pet peeves, off-label promotion, In re Celexa & Lexapro Marketing & Sales Practices Litigation…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • Breaking News: Weeks II – Lipstick (and Not All That Much) on a Pig
    The Alabama Supreme Court redecided Weeks v. Wyeth, Inc., No. 1101397, slip op. (Ala. Aug. 15, 2014), today.  It’s not all that much different than the original “Weeks Reasoning” decision that we exco…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 03:54 PM ::
  • Allowing An End Run on Proximate Cause for Failure to Warn
                August signals different things to different people.  When it comes to football, two August events come to mind:  1) NFL preseason games and 2) high school “two-a-day” practices.  The form…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • Interesting Cases Sent By Users (Part 1) Personal Jurisdiction
    Over the past week, we received two new decisions from our readers.  This post is about the first of them (there's an internal hang-up with the other, that we hope will clear up shortly). The first ca…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 05:23 PM ::
  • EDNY Tosses Non-manufacturing Claims from Hip Replacement Case
    Of the three main theories of product liability (design defect, manufacturing defect, and failure to warn), we find ourselves blogging way more on the first and third, and not as much on the second. …Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • Hey Jude! Reprise – Still a Sad Song for Plaintiffs
                Last month we told you about two great preemption victories for St. Jude Medical in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (“ICD”) lead litigation (see post).  In one of those cases, plai…Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Court Holds that Claim Against a Doctor Who Served as a Designer (or Possibly Just a Consultant) Can Defeat Diversity
    The court in Turner v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS (C.D. Calif. July 29, 2014), ordered the remand of a removed case after rejecting the defense’s argument that Mensing preemption…Mon, 11 Aug 2014, 12:49 PM ::


Philly Record

  • Update August 21st
    Aug. 21- TeamChildren host workshop on “Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty presented by Frank Kros, MSW, JD at Sonesta Hotel, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Registration $2…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • All Enjoyed Sid Booker’s Annual Summer Pool Party
    Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:26 AM ::
  • Pols On The Street: Don’t Count On Union Support!
    by Joe Shaheeli It’s time for non-committal members of the PA General Assembly to show  their support and put in their appearances at the weekly Friday informational protests outside the Convention Ce…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:13 AM ::
  • Heard On The Hill/In City Hall
    Tartaglione Picnic Series Equips Kids For School Sen. Tartaglione is scheduled to visit Wissinoming Park on Frankford Avenue today to host the second in a series of picnics where she has been giving o…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • Pols On The Street
    by Joe Shaheeli Once in a while we join the prognosticators in how races will end up. We stopped hesitating a couple weeks ago after watching some of the bell-weather stats coming from both gubernator…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:09 AM ::
  • Updated Aug. 14th
    Aug. 14- Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Community Picnic for all in her district at Burholme Park, 7342 Central Av., from 10 am to 2 pm. She will be giving youngsters back packs. For more info call…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:06 AM ::
  • Our Opinion
    Commute Aging Lifers Whatever the reason those in their teens and twenties are sentenced to life in prison, it is obvious over the years, they change dramatically, with their brains growing wiser and…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:03 AM ::
  • Your Options For Medicare Supplementals
    by Ron Pollack Medicare health coverage is fairly comprehensive. But if you need a lot of care, Medicare can leave you with significant out-of-pocket costs. That’s why most people have some kind of su…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:01 AM ::
  • HPP Names Dr. Lafer Med. Director
    Edmund Lafer MD, MBA, has joined Health Partners Plans as its new medical director. Dr. Lafer functions as an integral part of the Healthcare Senior Management team, whose responsibilities include dis…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 10:01 AM ::
  • Epidemics and the Global Village
    by Dr. Bill Miller The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume that this kind of epidemic is unusual. However, localized epidemic disease has been a par…Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 09:58 AM ::








  • Phillies have decisions to make heading into '15
    Everybody wants to know if the Phillies have a plan for the future. They say that they do. But general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is keeping quiet about it.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:05 PM ::
  • Wainwright eyes 16th win in opener with Phillies
    The Phillies will hand the ball to Kyle Kendrick to begin a weekend set with the Cardinals, who will counter with baseball's co-wins leader, Adam Wainwright, in Friday's opener at Citizens Bank Park.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:16 PM ::
  • Phils bullpen steals show in finale vs. Mariners
    Cole Hamels limited the damage over five innings and the bullpen took over from there, holding the Mariners scoreless to preserve the Phillies' 4-3 win in Wednesday's rubber game at Citizens Bank Park…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 06:38 PM ::
  • Taney Little Leaguers have fans in Phillies
    Manager Ryne Sandberg entered the Phillies' media room Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park wearing an unfamiliar blue T-shirt and blue cap.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 05:23 PM ::
  • Phillies could be in market for Cuban talent
    General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said last week the Phillies need to make serious upgrades to their offense. Multiple sources indicated recently the Phillies will take a shot at Cuban free agent Rusney…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:12 PM ::
  • Schilling: Cancer caused by smokeless tobacco
    Curt Schilling said Wednesday that he believes his use of smokeless tobacco led to oral cancer that required radiation and chemotherapy. Schilling revealed the type of cancer he had while speaking on…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 09:44 AM ::
  • Burnett ponders future after setback for Phils
    A.J. Burnett struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings on Tuesday, but his problems with walks continued and the offense was held silent by Hisashi Iwakuma in a 5-2 loss to the Mariners.Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 11:37 PM ::
  • Phils president: GM Amaro 'not on the hot seat'
    Phillies president David Montgomery's support for GM Ruben Amaro Jr. has not wavered publicly, including Tuesday at the organization's Baseball 101 Clinic and Luncheon for Women at Citizens Bank Park.…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 11:00 PM ::
  • Ruf looking to prove worth as everyday option
    Right-handed-hitting Darin Ruf continues to make strides at the plate, but it hasn't translated into more than a platoon and pinch-hit role for the 28-year-old.Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:56 PM ::
  • Matter of time: Cano thanks Bowa with watch
    On Monday, Robinson Cano surprised Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa by sending over a new Rolex watch to the former Yankees infield coach as a quiet thank you for helping him as a youngster when he was…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:55 PM ::


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Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Allagash Midnight Brett
    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 It’s…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:55 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: The Most Important Thing I Ever Did
    Ed Nakawatase tells how his pursuit of advocacy for the underdog during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s led him on an adventure of a lifetime. This is the true story of what Ed describes as the…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:45 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout
    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 Ment…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:40 PM ::
  • Calendar: August 20-27
    Wednesday, August 20 MUSIC PW’s Concerts in the Park Rittenhouse Square transforms into a free outdoor concert this week featuring Pablo Batista and the Mambo Syndicate, Worldtown Sound System and DJ…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:04 PM ::
  • Soul brothers Pattern Is Movement keep evolving
    Chris Ward and Andrew Thiboldeaux are sitting in a booth at Johnny Brenda’s, the Fishtown haunt where Ward books talent, to talk about their band Pattern is Movement’s still-new album and a bill they’…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • Identity, fame go through the ringer in "Frank"
    If you’ve seen the aggressively-pleasant fiberglass head on the lead singer of the avant-garde band at the center of Frank, rest assured that’s merely the beginning. If you haven’t, don’t let the head…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Despite promise, "Life After Beth" can't decide its course
    There’s a moment in Life After Beth that encapsulates its promise: The teenage Zach (Dane DeHaan), having found peace with girfriend Beth’s (Aubrey Plaza) return from the dead as soon as she suggested…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • How a persecuted dance genius bound Ukraine to Philly
    October 1977, Philadelphia: They stood outside the Locust Street Theatre in their Sunday best, men in suits with Ukrainian flag pins on their lapels, women in wool coats over dresses and colorful embr…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • Genevieve Spoils Everything: Before they were cool
    In Life After Beth, teen protagonist Zach takes his undead girlfriend to the beach for a moonlit concert. He strums earnestly on his guitar about the night and his beloved, and gets about halfway thro…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:37 AM ::
  • When the Phillies suck, the working man suffers
    The team is terrible. That means attendance is down. And that means the stadium's workaday folks feel the pain. Former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is counting himself lucky tonight. He’s getting a…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:36 AM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • Calendar: August 20-27
    Wednesday, August 20 MUSIC PW’s Concerts in the Park Rittenhouse Square transforms into a free outdoor concert this week featuring Pablo Batista and the Mambo Syndicate, Worldtown Sound System and DJ…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:04 PM ::
  • How a persecuted dance genius bound Ukraine to Philly
    October 1977, Philadelphia: They stood outside the Locust Street Theatre in their Sunday best, men in suits with Ukrainian flag pins on their lapels, women in wool coats over dresses and colorful embr…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Finding Fela, Franklin Flea and more!
    Friday, August 15 SCREEN Finding Fela Award-winning director Alex Gibney is known for his heavy-hitting documentaries—Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side, Gonzo: The Life and W…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 12:47 PM ::
  • Odd man Matt McCusker raves over comedians at Oddball Fest
    Comedian Matt McCusker recently joked to local comedy site that after losing in the finals of Helium Comedy Club’s “Philly’s Phunniest” contest a couple years back, his father asked him to…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 03:12 PM ::
  • Calendar: August 13-20
    Wed., August 13 MUSIC PW’s Concerts in the Park With summer winding down, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy Philadelphia’s parks; this month, Philadelphia Weekly makes it easy to do just that whil…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 10:49 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Aug. 8-10
    Friday, August 8 MUSIC King Britt and Dozia’s Back2Basics Reunion Yes, it’s Back2Basics’ triumphant return! King Britt and Dozia Blakey’s iconic party—born in 1990 at Silk City, with a two-night-a-wee…Fri, 8 Aug 2014, 04:12 PM ::
  • Quince's GayFest! has a full slate of fabulous
    In 2012, when Rich Rubin, Quince Productions' artistic director, announced to a GayFest! crowd at the Shubin Theatre that the festival would run again the following year, he got an unexpected response…Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 01:19 PM ::
  • Calendar: August 6-13
    Wednesday, August 6 AUTHOR Deadout Jon McGoran’s newest thriller, Deadout, explores colony collapse disorder, a very real threat to more than just honeybees. Tonight’s reading features samples of mead…Tue, 5 Aug 2014, 07:00 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Aug. 1-3
    Friday, August 1 FIRST FRIDAY Arch Enemy Arts What will the future look like and how will it change us? Arch Enemy Arts invites you to check out 13 artists’ views on ways future technology will change…Fri, 1 Aug 2014, 12:16 PM ::
  • "Oblivious" puts abuse up front, in your face
    As much as society, culture and technology have advanced over the years, there are still some horrific statistics that illustrate the inhumane treatment of women and children across the globe: 1.2 mil…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:35 AM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania

  • At cultural centers, minority students find 'a safe space'
    A new video by the 5B highlights students' positive experiences at the centers.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:02 AM ::
  • PennDems hopeful for 2016 national convention in Philadelphia
    The Democratic National Committee named Philadelphia as a finalist to host the 2016 Democratic convention, where delegates will officially nominate the party's candidate for President.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 09:54 AM ::
  • Welcome to Penn
    Over the next four years, you get to choose who you will become. The next year of your life, especially, is entirely unscripted. The story is yours to write. But here’s an idea of what it might look l…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:45 AM ::
  • Guide to Penn: Traditions
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  • Guide to Penn: Activities
    Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:29 AM ::
  • ICYMI: After uncertain summer, Philadelphia schools to open on time
    The Daily Pennsylvanian recounts some of the summer headlines regarding the Philadelphia School District this summer.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:28 AM ::
  • Mental health task force in 'brainstorming stage'
    Penn’s mental health task force is in the process of synthesizing information and developing recommendations aimed at improving mental health resources on campus, after conducting research and intervi…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:26 AM ::
  • NSO sexual violence session sees changes
    Penn is introducing a new format for the sexual violence prevention training during New Student Orientation this year. Here’s a rundown of things you should know about the presentation and sexual viol…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:23 AM ::
  • With NSO alcohol incidents common, MERT prepares for calls
    Sixty-five MERT members — all of whom have received professional training in emergency medical assistance — will be on call this Friday in order to assist students who need medical attentionThu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:34 AM ::
  • Crime Log: Aug. 8 – Aug. 14
    Two men trying to dine and dash without paying at Chilis and an unaffiliated man kicking an affiliated female are among the crimes reported in the Penn Patrol Zone between Aug. 8 and Aug. 14, 2014.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:10 PM ::


Drexel University


Temple University

  • University breaks fundraising record again
    After breaking the record for dollars raised or pledged in 2013, Institutional Advancement, the university office charged with soliciting donations, report a second consecutive record-breaking year. T…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 05:30 AM ::
  • Former Temple student files sexual discrimination complaint
    She said administrators improperly handled her rape case, in violation of Title IX. The post Former Temple student files sexual discrimination complaint appeared first on The Temple News.Sat, 16 Aug 2014, 10:26 AM ::
  • Morgan Hall replaces second floor with buffet, adds convenience store
    Temple's newest dining hall will change options in response to student feedback. The post Morgan Hall replaces second floor with buffet, adds convenience store appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 11:55 AM ::
  • University makes SAT optional for new students
    Applicants will now answer four short open-ended questions that will be graded by trained readers. The post University makes SAT optional for new students appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 05:55 PM ::
  • Community members halt Temple’s purchase of William Penn property
    The university's plans to build fields and a trade school on the property were delayed with an injunction filed by a coalition of community members. The post Community members halt Temple’s purchase o…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:44 AM ::
  • 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 post Fire in old medical building during set demolition 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 post Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding appeared first on The Temple News.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 post Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review appeared first on The Temp…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 complex The post Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment appeared first on The…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 09:43 PM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


  • Weekend Picks: No One Is To Blame
    Tonight: >>> Fans of great music/impressive beards owe it to themselves to catch Pattern Is Movement tonight at the final Spruce Street Harbor Park concert of the year. Joining the lads is Moon Bounce…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Happy Trails to KYW’s Harry Donahue
    For the past 41 years, Harry Donahue has been as much of a part as KYW Newsradio 1060 as the station’s fake teletype machine sound effects. (Always with the clackety clacketing). With his trademark de…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:58 PM ::
  • The Taney Dragons Loss To Las Vegas Won’t Stop Fans And It Won’t Stop The Taney Dragons
    The Taney Dragons suffered a hard loss to their LLWS opponents from Las Vegas Nevada last night, giving up eight runs despite Mo’Ne Davis’ six strikeouts. Mo’Ne also hit a run that fans hoped would be…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:43 PM ::
  • Giovanni’s Room To Reopen As Nonprofit Thrift Store Oct. 10th
    You may remember us posting last month about the Giovanni’s Room possibly reopening. The word is in. Philadelphia AIDS Thrift (PAT) will be opening Philadelphia AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room on Octobe…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Councilman Bobby Henon “Spinning” Out Of Control
    .@BobbyHenon is DJing at #TGIFridays on Thursday! Link here: — Philly Play (@PhillyPlay) August 19, 2014 Today’s perfect storm of white idiocy comes t…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:58 PM ::
  • Larry Elder Freaks Out At Marc Lamont Hill On CNN And The Whole Thing Is Just Really Sad
    University of Pennsylvania alum Marc Lamont Hill appeared opposite conservative radio host Larry Elder yesterday to debate issues in America of race, violence, and (briefly) mental health on CNN, Salo…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:33 PM ::
  • Noontime Nuggetz: We’re Three For All
    They’re no Philadelphia: Get to Know Us or Passion for Fashion — both of which remain the high-water mark for local jingles — but these above ads from KYW’s 1979 3 For All ad campaign feature real Phi…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 11:54 AM ::
  • #dinerenblanc Spot BLOWN! Philly Police Blog Reveals DEB Location, Can’t Cover Tracks Faster Than We Can Follow
    We’re not saying for sure, but it looks like Diner en Blanc will be on the gross median strip at Broad and Pine. An anonymous tipper we’re going to have to buy at least a few rounds had the ingenuity…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Readers Cameraphone: Hey, That’s My Bike!
    A mystery-finding reader writes: One is on the river by Morgans Pier, the other at 15th & Locust. I always like to say that September in Philadelphia means two things: the leaves will change colors an…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 10:10 AM ::
  • Breaking: City Ends Lap Dance Tax Efforts
    Our long local nightmare is over. Or something. Why? Because the city has decided to abandon their efforts to tax, wait for it, lap dances. CBS Philly reports: The Nutter Administration has decided no…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 09:53 AM ::

Philadelphia Speaks

  • Ukrainian Unity display at the Rocky Steps
    The Ukrianian community will hold a display of unity at the Rocky Step on Friday 22 August at 7PM Free parking along Pennsylvania Avenue, and...Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:00 PM ::
  • Hotel California
    Is it me or is Hotel California getting an extraordinary about of air-time?Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:46 PM ::
  • Shooting at 12th & McKean this morning
    This morning while waiting for the bus (about 9:00) I saw the aftermath of a shooting at 11th & McKean, in front of Big Charlie's Saloon. There were...Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:41 PM ::
  • Child places small explosive in Francisville chinese take out
    What the ****. It's a good thing there wasn't a gas line in that wall somewhere or something.Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:19 PM ::
  • 310 Girard Ave (53 units + commercial)
    Looks like Riley's Lumber Yard? Did someone buy that complex? It's on the NLNA zoning agenda for Monday. Would be nice to make something of that...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 10:42 PM ::
  • Place on 7th and South that offers "All you can eat crabs?"
    Someone was saying it's called Reeves? Anyone know the name of this place on south street where you can eat all the crabs you want for $25.99? ...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 08:53 PM ::
  • Feedback and Survey for The Oval Events of 2014
    Check out the request for Survey/Feedback to this Summer's events at The Oval (Eakins Oval) August Philly Park Chatter PLUS registration OPEN for...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 02:34 PM ::
  • Bottom Dollar Selling All PHL Area Stores
    If I'm reading this right, they're not just selling underperforming locations. They're just getting out of the market: For Sale: Bottom Dollar...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:41 PM ::
  • Red Hill, PA
    When I was a kid my dad took me to the Red Hill Tavern or The Red Hill Hotel or something like that. The place was old then, so it was no suprise...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Pop-Up Greenway (spring garden street) Planning Meeting!
    We hope you can join us for the next Pop-Up Greenway Planning Meeting! Just a quick reminder that the next Spring Garden Pop Up Greenway planning...Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 09:52 AM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • $30 Million Mixed Use Project Finally Set To Begin In Chestnut Hill
    Grocery Store and condos coming to Germantown Ave, a look at Sugarhouse’s phase 2, Awesometown living up to its name already, and an exhibit of upstate woodland scenesThu, 21 Aug 2014, 12:21 PM ::
  • Taking Back Taney: All-Star Little Leaguers Make Good A Sullied Name
    Taney Dragon fever is boiling red hot and we couldn't be prouder. Ryan Briggs looks into the name behind the team behind the street behind the gang behind the man.Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • Stay Of Execution For Furness Church On 47th
    The West Philadelphia Church, designed by the firm of Frank Furness, was feared lost this June. But a concerted effort to save it has paid off, sources sayWed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:03 PM ::
  • Smokin’ Joe Almost Ready For Bronzin’
    Boxing champion's memorial statue to be ready for April unveiling, partial building collapse in Queen Village, Roxborough residents question the viability of a Wendy's on Ridge Ave, and a talk tonight…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:02 PM ::
  • In Loft District, Upcoming Restaurant Aims To Bolster A Sense Of Community
    The Brick & Mortar of a neighborhood, former leaders talk about closed transitional living program, expert says housing boom imminent, Convention Center labor agreement doing the trick, and inside Thi…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 10:44 AM ::
  • Saddle Up! Lacey & Phillips Building May Ride Again
    The Lacey & Phillips building has sat vacant for the last eight years. With a new owner taking the reigns, there may still be another life in it yet. The Shadow gives us the history; whips, bits, spur…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • Church’s Commercial Replacement Cheats West Philly Of Appropriate Scale
    The design of a one-story commercial development adds insult to injury, Blatstein preparing to demolish McIlhenny facade and dome, the history of the KYW Building, gleaning data in the Wissahickon, an…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 12:10 PM ::
  • One South Broad, Now With ¼ Less PNB
    Unexpected delays in removing the giant PNB letters atop One South Broad frustrated workers hoping to finish the job Sunday and caused major traffic headaches into the afternoon. Brad Maule dusts off…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 11:33 AM ::
  • WetLand Explores An Inconvenient Future
    WetLand gives a glimpse into Philly's not so far-flung dystopian future. The good news is with a little neighborly compassion and some floating gardens, we might be OK.Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 02:57 PM ::
  • City Hires Lawyer To Fight Federal Lawsuit Against PGW Lien Policy
    What happens when tenants steal their last month’s gas, CDR approves The Study in UCity, Artisan Lofts developer Q&A, ZBA approves 10 homes for NoLibs, and woodworking in the NorthwestFri, 15 Aug 2014, 12:45 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

  • PHOTOS: Paper Dresses Work the Runway at Tabu
    Last night Tabu played host to the Paper Dress Competition, a contest (that was not presented by Josh Schonewolf, oddly enough) that benefitted locally based cancer- and HIV-fighting organization City…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:28 PM ::
  • Silk City’s Mark Bee Opening Bar in Former Sisters
    G Philly has the story on Mark Bee (Silk City and N. 3rd) reopening Sisters in the Gayborhood as a straight bar welcoming gay business but not being focused on the community. Sisters to Re-Open as a S…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Rizzieri Salon & Spa Will Be Opening A 14,000-Square-Foot Location At The Moorestown Mall In September
    A new salon is coming to town and it’s going to be massive. Come September, Frank and Sal Rizzieri—whose cosmetology empire includes multiple salons, a beauty school, and a school for the healing arts…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • Tickets are Now on Sale for the Third Annual Garces Foundation Gala
    Tickets are now on sale for Jose Garces’s third annual Garces Foundation Gala. The event is being held on Wednesday, October 29th at the Kimmel Center and raises money for education and medical care o…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM ::
  • Philadelphia Marathon Training with Team Philly Kicks Off This Weekend
    Just a reminder to all you folks with the Philadelphia Marathon ahead of you: The race is 14 weeks away! If you’ve been slacking off on your running schedule, we’ve got just the thing to get you in ge…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:42 PM ::
  • Wilmington Mansion With Its Own Waterpark
    This is one of those family backyards that are always occupied. Always. Take a look at what basically amounts to a water park in the gallery and you’ll see what I mean. But even without that popular a…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • I Tried It: The Hairspray That Promises to Cover My Grey Hair
    Blondes seem to think that they have it the hardest when it comes to color upkeep, and for much of my life as a low-maintenance brunette, this actually seemed true. I was always grateful that my natur…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • 3 Feel-Good Stories the Internet Has Ruined This Week
    Have you noticed how angry everyone online is lately? Taking a confluence of factors into consideration, this might have been the most furious Internet week of 2014, and it’s not even over yet. But I’…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:01 PM ::
  • New Leather Club Starting in Philadelphia
    Always been sort of tempted by the leather community, but felt too intimidated to reach out? There’s a new leather club starting in Philadelphia that may offer just the baby-bear-step approach you’ve…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:53 PM ::
  • A “Brew-Collar” Beer for the River Wards
    Don Russell has the story behind Philadelphia’s newest brewery, Do Good Brewing. Tom Sheridan is brewing United Ale, a beer aiming to be the local beer at the corner bar in the likes of Kensington and…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:39 PM ::


  • REALITY CHECK: What Suicide By Cop Looks Like
    WARNING: GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING CONTENT NBCDFW: Two police officers shot and killed a 23-year-old black man who came within several feet of them brandishing a knife Tuesday in St. Louis, several miles…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • CINEMA: Mild At Heart
      This is by far the weirdest — and, on the face of it,  least interesting and most disappointing — thing David Lynch has EVER done. Cindy Lauper’s right: Money changes everything. Sigh. Screens @ Rit…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:05 PM ::
  • Q&A With Palaceer Lazaro Of Shabazz Palaces
      BY SEAN CALDWELL Ishmael Butler was once better known as Butterfly, who, along with Doodlebug and Ladybug, helmed the beloved jazz-inflected hip-hop trio Digable Planets, who were among the select f…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 01:03 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When U Can’t
    “Homer Simpson” by REMEMBRANDT FRESH AIR If you’ve ever been a fan of The Simpsons, here’s your chance to see all 552 episodes of the show in the longest single-series marathon in TV history. They’ll…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 03:53 PM ::
  • MEDIA: Mo’ Mo’ne! Mo’ Mo’ne! Mo’ Mo’ne!
      INQUIRER: Sitting in his hotel lobby, 20 miles from the stadium, Davis’ stepfather takes a phone call. “Are you serious?” asks Mark Williams, who has been part of the family since Mo’ne was 6. On th…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 09:12 PM ::
  • A TALE OF TWO DELINQUENCIES: The Deadly Double Standard Of Racial Justice In America
    Via Twitter/photographer unknown BY JEFF DEENEY I grew up in suburban Philadelphia in the 80s. It was a time when working class families were leaving their row homes in a city they considered increasi…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:06 PM ::
  • LEONARD COHEN: Almost Like The Blues
    ROLLING STONE: Leonard Cohen has confirmed the September 23rd release of his new album Popular Problems, set to be unveiled just two days after his 80th birthday. The album will feature nine new songs…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:39 PM ::
  • This Land Is My Land, This Land Is Your Land
    “I Love You But…” by BEN HEINE BY WILLIAM C. HENRY Here we go again. The Israelis and the Palestinians. The “chosen” and the forsaken. The “sovereign” and the scorned. And the beatdown goes on. OK, so…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 03:43 PM ::
    The excellent title track from the new album, which drops next Tuesday and is currently streaming in its entirety at iTunes Radio. They play Union Transfer November 20th. And just because we LOVE this…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 01:52 PM ::
  • BLACK AND BLUE: Ferguson Was A Gas!
    NEWSWEEK: Start with militarization. While this might seem like a “boys with toys” problem—cops playing dress-up as they search for their inner G.I. Joe—it’s really about bad law enforcement tactics.…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 07:21 AM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • 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 ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades At Author and Blogger Samantha Irby
    pic swiped from Curbside SplendorSamantha Irby is my favorite writer. Her blog, B…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • 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 ::




Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Self Storage Place Closing in Northern Liberties, Change Coming?
    Or maybe we'll wait for a bunch of yearsMr. Fox CommentsIn Northern Liberties, countless warehouses have been demolished in favor of new development, with huge projects like the Piazza and Liberties W…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 03:02 PM ::
  • Health Center Expansion Underway at 11th & Parrish
    Needs to grow to meet community demandMr. Fox Comments11th & Parrish is few blocks north of the boatload of residential development we've seen in West Poplar in recent years, but it's currently a cons…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 11:16 AM ::
  • Sugarhouse is Getting Bigger
    The better to take your money, my dearieLou Mancinelli CommentsIf you're a poker fan you'll soon have 24-hour options in town, as Sugarhouse broke ground on its $154M expansion last month. The new exp…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 09:10 AM ::
  • Former Tori's is Sold, Apparently Becoming a Home
    Building goes back hundreds of yearsMr. Fox CommentsA couple years ago, we told you about the Spafford House at Front & Bainbridge in Queen Village, noting that it was vacant and available for sale. T…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM ::
  • Change Coming to Vacant Fishtown Church
    Developer wants to reuse a church?!?Mr. Fox CommentsPassing by the former East Baptist Church at 1236 E. Columbia Ave., you wouldn't think twice about it. It's a nice looking building architecturally,…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: Cianfrani Park
    David Tomar CommentsThe northeast corner of 8th & Fitzwater has played a central part in defining its Bella Vista neighborhood for almost 200 years.  Its story begins in 1832, when, according to Phila…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:02 AM ::
  • There Goes the Neighborhood: Starbucks Coming to South Street West
    Is the character of the corridor changing?Mr. Fox CommentsWe've heard whispers in recent months about the fate of the former home of L2 on the northwest corner of 22nd & South, but nothing we could pi…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 08:02 AM ::
  • Checking in on the 1100 Block of Chestnut Street
    Demolition underway, an old sign is revealedMr. Fox CommentsLast fall, we told you about an exciting effort from Brickstone that would completely change the conversation on East Chestnut Street. At th…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 04:22 PM ::
  • Economic Evidence Supports Twenty-Two Homes at 20th & Wharton
    Yes, we know it's self-serving. But it's also true.Mr. Fox CommentsBack in the spring, we told you about plans from OCF Holdings to replace a gross old warehouse with twenty-two new homes at the corne…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 11:14 AM ::
  • Ogden Street Buzzing in Francisville
    A long dormant block is making a comebackMr. Fox CommentsFor many years, the 1600 block of Ogden Street was a vast vacant wasteland. A number of City-owned lots sprinkled among privately owned lots co…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 08:48 AM ::

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