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  • Girl Hopes To Take Team To Little League World Series
    A group of little leaguers from the city have already conquered the state, now they're setting their sights on getting to the Little League World Series.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:06 PM ::
  • Man Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia
    SkyFOX is over the 3200 block of Page Street where Philadelphia Police say they shot a suspect.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:04 PM ::
  • New Jersey Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Appears In Court
    A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then dumping her body along a roadside in New Jersey appeared in court on Wednesday.U.S. Marshals picked up 52-year old Kevin Ambrose a few days ago.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:22 PM ::
  • Police: Kids Threw Basketballs At Surveillance Cameras
    Gloucester Township police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a group of kids who threw basketballs at police surveillance cameras.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:41 PM ::
  • ESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith over domestic abuse comments
    Stephen A. Smith has been suspended by ESPN over his controversial domestic abuse comments, according to Yahoo.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:30 PM ::
    After a nice stretch of weather, gradual changes in temperatures and humidity expected. A chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms returns tomorrow as we transition into a stormy pattern for the w…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Contractor admits scamming Sandy victims
    Authorities say a contractor has admitted taking deposits for work that was never done at two central New Jersey homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:07 PM ::
  • Mets rout Phillies 11-2; Wheeler strong again
    Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler's sixth straight strong start, and the New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:51 PM ::
  • Two Suspects Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children
    Philadelphia Police say they charged two men in connection with the carjacking that killed three children and injured several others in the city’s Tioga section.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:01 PM ::
  • PHOTOS: Sea Lion Pup Born At Six Flags
    He is the park’s fifth California sea lion. Mother Anoki successfully delivered her first pup under the careful observation of the park’s veterinary and animal care teams at Seafari Theater in the par…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 02:07 PM ::




  • Traffic delays continue on Route 22 toll bridge
    Drivers should anticipate traffic delays lasting up to 15 minutes during overnight hours along both directions of Route 22 at the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge through Aug. 8. The Delaware River Jo…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:39 PM ::
  • Motorcycle operator injured in Lower Macungie crash
    A motorcycle was involved in an accident about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Lower Macungie Township. The accident occurred along Mountain Road, apparently just south of the borough of Macungie, according t…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:08 PM ::
  • Blogging teacher won't be allowed to sue district
    A former Bucks County teacher-- who made national headlines for her online blog-- is not allowed to sue the district for violating her right to free speech.The Central Bucks School District fired Nat…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:32 PM ::
  • LVHN sued for alleged age discrimination
    The Lehigh Valley Health Network is on the receiving end of a lawsuit.The hospital is being sued over alleged age discrimination.The suit was filed by several former housekeeping employees who worked…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:29 PM ::
  • Pennsylvania State Police defend recruits' physical fitness test
    The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said he hopes the United States Justice Department will withdraw a lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminates aga…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:21 PM ::
  • Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting $1 billion from education
    Some local democratic leaders are calling out Governor Corbett over what they allege are big cuts to education funding.Katie McGinty, chairwoman of the Campaign for a Fresh Start, along with Represen…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:19 PM ::
  • Wrongful death lawsuit to be decided by jury
    A federal judge has ordered that a jury must determine if Bethlehem Area School District and one of its physical education teachers are responsible for the 2010 death of a Liberty High School student…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:15 PM ::
  • Surgeon general gets tough on tanning
    The American Cancer Society says there are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed than lung, breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.Now the U.S. surgeon general is weighing in on the issue.Last year…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:14 PM ::
  • 6 Philadelphia police officers charged in corruption case
    Six Philadelphia narcotics officers were indicted Wednesday on racketeering and other charges for allegedly shaking down drug suspects for drugs and money, said United States Attorney Zane Memeger. T…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:02 PM ::
  • Students, homeless add color to walking trail in Easton
    A college in the Lehigh Valley is teaming up with a homeless shelter to add a little color to a walking trail in Easton. The frames were prepped weeks ago, now the supplies have arrived and so have t…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 06:59 PM ::



  • A big battle for Little League champs
    Saturday proved brutal for the Taney Dragons, a 7-2 flat tire of a contest. The Dragons had not ceded a single game in the fiercely competitive district and sectional rounds, and now this loss. They w…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:19 PM ::
  • William Penn Foundation leader departing after six months
    The William Penn Foundation's new leader will leave Aug. 31 after six months on the job. Peter J. Degnan, who came to William Penn as managing director at the beginning of March from his post as vice…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 02:20 PM ::
  • Vanguard's singular model is under scrutiny
    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its unique structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's ow…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 09:20 AM ::
  • Feds fault Conrail, local officials in Paulsboro train wreck
    WASHINGTON - The 2012 Paulsboro train derailment that scarred a small town accustomed to industrial accidents was largely the result of missteps by Conrail, federal investigators determined at a meeti…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 06:31 AM ::
  • Gaza explodes
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israeli forces unleashed some of the most intense bombardments of the three-week-old war with Hamas on Tuesday, flattening the home of the militant group's top political leader…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:18 AM ::
  • Authorities charge 2 with second-degree murder in fatal carjacking crash
    Two men have been charged with murder and sexual assault in connection with last week's carjacking that killed three North Philadelphia children and left their mother fighting for her life.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:55 PM ::
  • Netanyahu warns of prolonged Gaza war
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis on Monday to be ready for a prolonged war, and the military warned Palestini…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Christie caught in the middle of Common Core argument
    What started out as a shared goal of improving academic standards to prepare students for college and the workforce has collided with ideological differences over states' rights and rigid opposition t…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::


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  • St. Ann asks Vatican to investigate Chaput; 'He’s gone too far'
    With the closure of dozens of schools and parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,“the climate in the city is becoming inauspicious,” the request states.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:45 PM ::
  • Bucks to settle ex-inmate's abuse suit with $375K
    Bucks County will pay $375,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a former inmate who claimed use of excessive force by a guard using pepper spray.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Lower Makefield man charged in three incidents since Sunday
    A 41-year-old Lower Makefield man, who reportedly claimed he was Jesus when police stopped him for doing figure eights with a vehicle on a church lawn earlier this month, is facing more criminal chargWed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:43 PM ::
  • Judge tosses free speech suit by former Central Bucks blogging teacher
    The judge ruled that Natalie Munroe’s negative blog posts about her students did not provide enough value to the “larger discussions of educational reform,” to outweigh the district’s right to maintai…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 02:15 PM ::
  • Hilltown, Richland cops arrest two on robbery, fraud charges
    Two 19-year-old men from Philadelphia are accused of robbery involving what Hilltown police call a scheme to buy valid MasterCard gift cards with several bogus credit cards.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Cops: Lower Makefield woman hosted underage drinking party
    A 45-year-old Lower Makefield woman is accused of hosting a large underage drinking party earlier this month and punching a police officer who arrived at her home to break it up.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:45 AM ::
  • Lower Bucks Public Safety Log - July 30
    Today's police reports from Lower Bucks County communities.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:00 AM ::
  • Lower Southampton Marine has big moving job
    Sitting in her Lower Southampton home Tuesday, Cheryl Whitaker talked about her second oldest son, Joseph, remembering as a child he would pull apart toys and electronics.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Solebury hotel bartender saves man from drowning
    SOLEBURY — A New York man staying at the Ramada Inn on Lower York Road in Solebury was taken to the hospital after nearly drowning in the hotel’s outdoor pool Tuesday night.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:10 PM ::
  • Moorestown cop-assault suspect competed for US weightlifting team
    She is accused of resisting arrest as well as biting an officer in the forearm hard enough to draw blood and grabbing other arresting officers’ genitals, police said.Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 06:15 PM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library holds KidsMake program
    NORRISTOWN - The ancient game of marbles has been around almost as long as children have. Most dads can probably remember stuffing the round gems in their pockets before school. The most important thi…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:57 PM ::
  • LEGION BASEBALL: Bauman, Stong help Boyertown stay alive in state tournament
    BOYERTOWN - For most American Legion baseball teams, life in the losers bracket of double-elimination playoff tournaments is shorter than the attention span of a 12-year-old.For the Boyertown Bears, h…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:54 PM ::
  • Jury hears closing arguments in Whitpain assault trial
    COURTHOUSE - A jury of eight men and four women heard closing arguments on Wednesday afternoon in a trial against a man who is accused of beating a co-worker with a lock that was wrapped in a bandana…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:48 PM ::
  • EAGLES NOTES: Familiar face helping out with secondary
    PHILADELPHIA - With Lito Sheppard helping coach the guys up, it hardly seemed a coincidence the Eagles' secondary came to life at practice Wednesday.Malcolm Jenkins intercepted two passes. Cary Willia…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM ::
  • EAGLES; Owner Jeffrey Lurie quietly watching Chip Kelly play his cards
    @bobgrotzPHILADELPHIA - Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie keeps a fairly low profile.His actions speak louder than his words.It's corporate. It's the way the Eagles are under Chip Kelly.It's just about getti…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:01 PM ::
  • Phillies crushed by Mets as trade deadline looms
    NEW YORK - Even into their final pre-trade-deadline hours together Wednesday, the Phillies provided little fresh reason to discourage their dismantling.In an 11-2 loss to the New York Mets, they typic…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • Norristown man gets jail time for gun possession
    COURTHOUSE - A Norristown man will see jail time after pleading guilty on Wednesday to carrying a firearm without a license.Jason Brown, 19, of the 600 block of Chain Street, was sentenced to 11 ½ to…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 07:00 PM ::
  • Norristown campers cap off summer with talent show
    NORRISTOWN - For almost thirty years, talented Norristown youths in the Norristown Recreation Department's Summer Camp have taken to the stage of the Fire Chief Memorial Band Shell in Elmwood Park to…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 06:21 PM ::
  • Gun toting pedestrian in West Norriton and Norristown questioned by police
    NORRISTOWN - West Norriton police received a call from a 19-year-old man on July 20 inquiring about Pennsylvania gun laws. The man said that he was planning to visit a friend in Norristown and wanted…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:58 PM ::
  • Participants in Main Line pot peddling ring admit guilt
    COURTHOUSE - With their clean-cut, fresh-scrubbed appearances, conservative haircuts and attire that included blue blazers, ties and fashionable skirts, members of the so-called Main Line Take Over Pr…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:37 PM ::



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Drug and Device Law

  • Innovator Liability at 100
    This post is only from the Reed Smith (more properly, the non-Dechert) side of the blog.One hundred what, you say?Certainly not years; the awful Conte v. Wyeth, Inc., 85 Cal. Rptr.3d 299, (Cal. App. 2…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 09:20 AM ::
  • More Maya
    The other day ESPN’s Sportscenter ran a teaser entitled “Less of Maya Moore.”  WNBA player Maya Moore had what was for her a less than stellar night, but her teammates on the Minnesota Lynx picked up…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 09:18 AM ::
  • Lack of Specificity OK in Kentucky
                When a decision says the Court finds much of the reasoning in Bausch, Stengel, and Hughes particularly persuasive, you don’t have to be the Amazing Kreskin to guess that we aren’t going t…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:08 PM ::
  • Privacy of Medical Information: Still No Harm, Still No Foul
    We expanded our practice into data privacy and security out of practical necessity.  Expectations surrounding privacy of personal information are evolving, and the laws that regulate data privacy chan…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Another Third Party Payor Case Is Shown The Door
    Today we have this guest post from Reed Smith's Andrew Stillufsen about a recent defense win in a third party payer (or is itpayor?) case here in the Eastern District of Pennsyvania.  We hope you find…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Testing the Limits of Prescription Drug Preemption
    Just how far can a state go in regulating prescription drugs?  The simple answer is that states can go nowhere and that FDA is king in this field under the FDCA and the Supremacy Clause.  But we all k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • The Next Best Thing to Removal
    Okay, so you’d really like to remove that case that the other side filed in one of the notorious litigation tourist traps, but. . . .  The insignificant in-state – that is to say, nondiverse – defenda…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:48 AM ::
  • Court Dismisses Balderdash Solodyn Complaint
     The genius who devised the theory of evolution.  The statesman who defended Western Civilization against the Nazis.  The man who freed a subcontinent via the majesty of nonviolent resistance.  The gr…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM ::
  • No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room
                If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers’ sales representatives are present during surgery – don’t be.  It’s a common practice.  If you don’t believe us, see our posts…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • Preemption Made Easy
    The reason that the court’s decision in Wagner v. Pfizer, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94281 (W. D. Wisc. July 11, 2014), is useful is not because it dismisses state-law claims against generic manufacturers…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::


Philly Record

  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Hank Salvatore, Philly Republican Hero, Is Mourned
    Last week, a great Philadelphian and stalwart Republican passed from this world. FRANK A. “HANK” SALVATORE, at the age of 92, left us. Salvatore represented Northeast Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:24 PM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore
    CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY’S annual Brady Bash at the shore was once again a big smash. The Democratic City Chairman hosted a packed house at Westy’s in N. Wildwood over the weekend. Among the VIPs and war…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:11 PM ::
  • OUT & ABOUT: Exposing Academic Corruption In College Sports
    BY DENISE CLAY/ While I am a proud graduate of Temple University, I didn’t start my academic career there. I started college in September 1982 at The Ohio State University, one of those places where f…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 11:52 AM ::
  • Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?
    BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett’s reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing. His opposition’s stronghold, on the other hand, is growing. Yike…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Stack’s Backyard Supporters?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ If you consider yourself a pro at handicapping future elections, you should easily come up with the answer to the question headlining this column. Working and praying and hoping and k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:10 PM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania
    BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:36 AM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July
    Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs (walking-around monies), which he acc…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:47 AM ::
  • WALKING THE BEAT: Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore
    BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ THE TRAFFIC COURT trial is so BORING, that it can’t make headlines. No revelations. No shocks. No sensationalism to be made. So far just a weekly summary in the media. It is almos…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk
    Yo! Here we go again with this sent to me by a reader. CUSTOMER: I’m trying to connect to the internet with your CD, but it just doesn’t work. What am I doing wrong? TECH SUPPORT: You’ve got the CD in…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:26 AM ::
  • Updated Jul 17
    Jul. 24-            MWM”Queen Mother Moore” Weekend Kick Off event from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at  UNIA ACL, 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Free event open to general public. Jul. 27-            Centurion Motor…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:32 PM ::








  • Revere-sionist history: Phillie center of attention
    One of the best and most enduring lines ever uttered during a telecast of any baseball game came from the lips of -- well, we'll get to that. When it was said and where it was said for the first time…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:49 PM ::
  • Phillies can't contain Mets' offense, drop road set
    The Phillies lost an opportunity to win consecutive series for the first time since late April with an 11-2 loss to the Mets. Jimmy Rollins hit a pinch-hit homer, but the bullpen allowed a five-run se…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:30 PM ::
  • Lee hopes rust is gone as he readies for opener in DC
    Perhaps the third time will be a charm for Cliff Lee. Philadelphia will send its veteran southpaw to the mound on Thursday to open a four-game series with Washington at Nationals Park, as Lee tries to…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:18 PM ::
  • Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline
    There have been numerous reports recently about Cole Hamels' availability, but sources told that the Phillies have had no substantive talks with any team about their ace.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:03 PM ::
  • Cards likely not looking at Phils' arms before Deadline
    The Phillies seem to have temporarily lost another trade partner, as the Cardinals filled a starting pitching need by acquiring tight-hander Justin Masterson from the Indians.Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:03 PM ::
  • Phillies prospect Quinn collects four hits at Clearwater
    Outfielder Roman Quinn, the Phillies' No. 5 prospect, collected four hits and two stolen bases Tuesday night, as Class A Advanced Clearwater defeated Fort Myers, 5-3. Quinn went 4-for-5 with a run sco…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:59 AM ::
  • Hamels dominates Mets over eight scoreless innings
    Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels is exactly the type of pitcher a contending team wants in a postseason race. The Phillies know that better than anybody. Hamels, who led the Phillies to the 2008 World…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 11:17 PM ::
  • Sandberg opts to give Byrd a rest against Mets
    It raised a few eyebrows Tuesday afternoon when the Phillies posted a lineup without Marlon Byrd against the Mets at Citi Field. Manager Ryne Sandberg said it had nothing to do with an impending trade…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:32 PM ::
  • Amaro: Talks picking up as Deadline nears
    The Phillies have a host of players available to trade, but many of those players are owed big-time money. The money has been an issue for teams. But Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tues…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:32 PM ::
  • Phils hold private workout for Cuban outfielder Castillo
    The Phillies held a private workout Tuesday in Clearwater, Fla., for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said he had watched some older video of the prospect and liked wha…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:32 PM ::


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  • PW's Year of Beer: Ithaca Flower Power
    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 Even…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 02:15 PM ::
  • "Code Black" effectively rings the health care crisis alarm
    Early in Code Black, a hospital tech quietly moves in behind a line of doctors, mopping up the blood of a patient who’s died. It’s an unavoidable symbol, and in the current climate of American health…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Orchestrating Change
    The first African American female pianist to play at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Blanche Burton-Lyles, tells her story; Henry Nicolas shares how his personal experiences dr…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:42 PM ::
  • Café Ynez does Mexican, rotisserie—and breakfast, too
    It’s easy to forget just how transporting a great guacamole can be. And, indeed, who could blame those of us who fall into the trap of brushing it off once in a while: There are just so many lousy one…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:05 PM ::
  • "Guardians of the Galaxy" the start of something big
    Comic book-movie juggernaut Marvel Studios is on such a roll, it’s tackling its more obscure properties, hoping to hit franchise gold. Enter Guardians of the Galaxy, a zany big-budget action flick tha…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:56 AM ::
  • Savage Love
    I’m a 27-year-old straight guy who’s been in an open relationship for six years. I often seek out extracurricular activities, but I am unsure of how to bring up my situation without doors closing. I w…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:54 AM ::
  • Why a crew of Philly educators are taking their kids down to the river
    The Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory wants students to become captains of their own destinies. Jesus Castro is carefully explaining to a handful of teenagers the process of riveting the curved wooden…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • The goodtime guys of Minka ready for next round
    Ari Rubin knows how to tell a good story. Like the time he met a would-be coke dealer at Garage who hit on his girlfriend then offered he and the rest of Minka an invitation to play a rooftop gig that…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:46 AM ::
  • "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 ::
  • Calendar: July 30-August 6
    Wednesday, July 30 MUSIC West Philadelphia Orchestra Penn Museum is breaking the stuffy-museum stereotype with its family-friendly summer concert series, which continues tonight with an outdoor perfor…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • "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 ::
  • Calendar: July 30-August 6
    Wednesday, July 30 MUSIC West Philadelphia Orchestra Penn Museum is breaking the stuffy-museum stereotype with its family-friendly summer concert series, which continues tonight with an outdoor perfor…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 25-27
    Friday, July 25 MUSIC XPoNential Music Festival There’s something for everyone at XPoNential, the 21st consecutive outdoor summer music festival from the radio mothership, WXPN. Well, maybe not hip-ho…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • Kash Goins gives Miller's "Salesman" new life
    Arthur Miller’s 1949 classic Death of a Salesman is renowned for its timeless exploration of what happens when a life teeming with tedium and unmet expectations yields tragic results. It’s a story tha…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 18-20
    Friday, July 18 MUSIC Puss N Boots Incredibly, its been 12 whole years since we first heard Norah Jones’ breathy croons on “Don’t Know Why,” the smash single off her 2002 debut Come Away With Me. The…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Play nice at the Franklin Flea, bargain hunters
    Whether you’re a collector trying to complete that doggone box set or someone who’s really into knick-knacks, flea markets can be an undeniably appealing treasure trove of discoveries, full of nostalg…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: July 16-23
    Wednesday, July 16 OUTDOOR The Oval Opening Get ready for another summer of fun (and free) activities at the Eakins Oval, which kicks off its second season tonight with a newly designed beer garden ma…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 11-13
    Friday, July 11 EXHIBIT Ron Lambert and Christopher Moss: Gist During our unending quest to achieve “perfection”—be it via our jobs, our homes, our bodies or the gadgets we acquire—more often than not…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 9-16
    Wednesday, July 9 MUSIC Deb Callahan Band This week’s installment of Pastorius Park’s summer concert series features a headlining set courtesy of the Deb Callahan Band, a Philly-via-Boston blues-soul…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 05:47 PM ::


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Temple University

  • University makes SAT optional for new students
    Applicants will now answer four short open-ended questions that will be graded by trained readers.The article University makes SAT optional for new students by Marcus McCarthy appeared first on The Te…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 article Community members halt Temple’s purchase…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 article Fire in old medical building during set demolition by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:53 PM ::
  • Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding
    The University said the money set aside for financial aid will increase by close to $10 million.The article Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding by Joe Brandt appeared first on The Tem…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review
    Complaints of biased funding focus on two economics professors’ 2013 private-prison study.The article Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review by Joe Brandt appeared f…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM ::
  • Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment
    The university additionally pledged financial and educational support for the future mixed-income housing complexThe article Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment by Sarai Flores app…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • University to acquire William Penn property
    In a partnership with the LDC Fund, the property is planned to be redeveloped as athletics fields for two of Temple's teams and as a job-training academy that will partner with the university's Colleg…Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 11:54 PM ::
  • University to review ethics complaint regarding two professors
    In a study of privately-run prisons, funding from private prison companies was not originally stated, something the complaint argues influenced objectivity.The article University to review ethics comp…Fri, 13 Jun 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Katz remembered by hundreds in memorial service
    Held in the Temple Performing Arts Center, speakers included former President Bill Clinton, former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell, Gov. Tom Corbett, Mayor Nutter and other prominent people of the…Thu, 5 Jun 2014, 09:42 AM ::



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  • City Council to Announce Strategy to Make Every Philadelphia Neighborhood a Neighborhood of Choice
    ---Quote--- Presented by The Philadelphia Community Sustainability Initiative (CSI Philly) Today | 1:00 PM ---End Quote--- I have this feeling...Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • Calling all curbside container gardeners!
    I'm looking for your help and inspiration! I'm moving next month to a new rental on what seems like a great little street, and we'd love to...Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 10:45 AM ::
  • Fios "solution" and new question
    To fix a 3 year problem with freezes on playback of DVRd programs and sometimes even live TV, a district supervisor finally swapped out the DVR model...Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:34 AM ::
  • Corbett attack ad
    Corbett ad accuses Wolf of biz tax avoidance ( ...Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 08:09 PM ::
  • Bensalem Residents
    * #Scam Bensalem Residents Someone mailing out that own money to Usps for Stamps not fall for it!!! Its a Scam!!!! *Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:32 PM ::
  • Police Activity on Carpenter Tuesday Morning
    Anyone else hear/see the line of ambulance, fire, and police cars down the 2400 block of carpenter this morning? I heard a dude yelling for a while,...Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 04:51 PM ::
  • Idiot standing by door on trolley assaults exiting fellow passenger
    On SEPTA video cameras, of course, in front of dozens of other passengers., 29 Jul 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • Could Silicon Valley Become the Next Camden?
    Could Silicon Valley Become the Next Camden? - Mary Anna Evans - The Atlantic...Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • L + I sneaks out brand new Project informatino signs
    They look good too: PlanPhilly | Project Information Revelation (, 29 Jul 2014, 01:42 PM ::
  • Kearny Friends group
    Hi Neighbors, Just wanted to get some info out about Kearny Friends. We are a small group of parents and neighbors starting a group to help...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:30 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • In Parkside, Habitat For Humanity Takes On New Challenge: Preservation
    Neighbors and volunteers confront challenges as they attempt to restore their Philadelphia historic register houses. Some preservationists argue that this kind of project, in a low income neighborhood…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 01:40 PM ::
  • Over $200 Million In Improvements Coming To The Gallery
    Two companies announce their joint venture to revitalize the Market Street mall, two youth-athletic leagues also set to collaborate on new space, preventing inappropriate mixed-use in Bustleton, and c…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:29 AM ::
  • Fairmount Park Guard Houses: A Survivor’s Guide
    The Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust is busy restoring the few of these uniquely Philadelphia buildings that remain. Harry K tells us why they're important and where to find themTue, 29 Jul 2014, 12:34 PM ::
  • Design Advocate Says New Zoning Classification Needs Revision
    Ruben on the dangers of IRMX, US House votes to rename 30th Street Station, a look at the Linc’s $125 makeover, and the street melodies of yoreTue, 29 Jul 2014, 11:24 AM ::
  • Lost & Found (And Lost Again)
    Keep a close eye on construction sites and you sometimes see a hidden layer of history come to light. Peter Woodall has been saving up good examples for a while now and brings us this collectionMon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • NoLibs Zoning Chair Discusses How Best To Ensure Density
    Larry Freedman on the necessity of “sincere and informed” discussions with developers, Ken Weinstein offers to facilitate inclusion of Germantown Ave trestle in regional trail network, St. Joseph’s to…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:28 AM ::
  • A Call For Open Parking Data And The Better Planning It Allows
    Why we can’t ignore the parking problem any longer, developer to talk loft conversion in South Philly, more student housing in UCity, videographer chronicles Philly’s “Makers,” and all taxis to get ca…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • A Place Called The Plateau Is Where Everybody Goes
    With yesterday's dedication of the John K. Binswanger Grove of Park Champions, the Fairmount Park Conservancy ushered in a new era of growth at the Belmont Plateau. It's always been Brad Maule's favor…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:41 PM ::
  • Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved
    Planning Commission likes what it sees from New Kensington CDC, Philadelphia’s building boom as complimentary across varying sectors, renovating affordable commercial properties in North Philly, and I…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • Landmarks, Reinterpreted
    To help celebrate its 200th anniversary, the Athenaeum asked artists to reinterpret architectural landmark's on the National Register of Historic Places. The exhibition of the work is on display until…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:36 AM ::

Philly Chit Chat

  • Another in a series of #woofwoofwednesday, a few cats and a pig (Holy Obese Cat.)
    Another in a series of #woofwoofwednesday  Holy Obese Cat. My cat would look like that if... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • 9th Annual East Passyunk Avenue Car Show Links
    Sunday was the 9th Annual East Passyunk Avenue Car Show and was the 2nd year I photographed the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Roger Daltrey & Joan Jett @Kimmel Center A Few Clips
    I regret not going last night, I love the WHO, I was a kid of the 70s and WMMR and really goofed by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] <…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 03:42 PM ::


  • 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

  • Lurie On Foles, Kelly And Roseman
    The message from Jeffrey Lurie was clear Wednesday afternoon: He likes the direction his franchise is headed, but he’s not ready to make any grand proclamations. Speaking to reporters on the practice…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 06:22 PM ::
  • WTF is Going on With Michael Kors’s Rittenhouse Location?
    A brief timeline of Michael Kors in Philadelphia: JANUARY 2014: Burberry vacates is prime (but apparently not prosperous) location at 1705 Walnut Street. No one is too surprised or upset because it wa…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 05:19 PM ::
  • Restored Fitler Square Townhouse with Two-Story Wall of Windows
    There’s a brick courtyard with a fountain behind this three-story Fitler Square home, but what makes this detail an important one is the fact that it can be seen and accessed from the family room, a r…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • DIY Down the Shore: Peter Serpico’s Grilled Sesame Shrimp
    It’s been a long day at the beach and you’re craving seafood. Something simple, but which will still impress whoever you’re serving. Which is exactly why this recipe is perfect. Peter Serpico of South…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Chilled Soups You Should Be Eating Right Now
    Over on Be Well Philly, they’ve put together a list of the best chilled soups that you can eat in Philly right now. And you should get over there and check it out because A) it’s still super-hot outsi…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:29 PM ::
  • PHOTOS: 25 Fun Summer Wedding Ideas From Pinterest
    The end of summer may be approaching more quickly than we’d like, but that doesn’t stop us from obsessing over all of the creative food and décor ideas that come along with warm weather weddings. Natu…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:20 PM ::
  • Camp Notes: Wolff Runs With the Ones
    For much of the spring and summer, Nate Allen has occupied the starting safety spot opposite Malcolm Jenkins. On Wednesday, though, it was Earl Wolff running with the ones. “I saw it this morning,” sa…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:06 PM ::
  • Woman Crush Wednesday: The Attic Youth Center’s Alyssa Mutryn
    Every hump day, a Philly woman shares her local picks for Woman Crush Wednesday. Today, The Attic Youth Center Director of Development Alyssa Mutryn. Our Last Five Woman Crush Wednesdays: Morgan Levin…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 04:06 PM ::
  • Running Diary: Eagles Practice Observations
    Here’s what we saw during today’s session. 11:41 – NFL head coaches have to find a fine line between being hands-on and overbearing. Chip Kelly delegates responsibility to his staff, but he is constan…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:52 PM ::
  • STUDY: Kids Who Read Harry Potter Books More Tolerant of Minorities
    A nifty new study says that you may be casting a spell on your kids by letting them read Harry Potter series—one that vamooses prejudice. Research just published in the Journal of Applied Social Psych…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 03:25 PM ::



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

  • Two Homes Appear on E. Huntingdon Street
    Replacing vacant lotsMr. Fox CommentsJust a block off of Lehigh Avenue, around the corner from where the Kensington Community Food Co-op will be opening sometime soon, we recently spotted two new cons…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Progress at New Building at 38th & Chestnut
    Plus a renderingLou Mancinelli CommentsOld beautiful churches demolished for high-rise development. It could be a headline about elements of redevelopment occurring across Philadelphia. But on Penn's…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Gallery Renovation Getting Close? Finally?
    Is this thing even on?Mr. Fox CommentsA little less than two years ago, PREIT closed on the purchase of the Kmart building, which meant it controlled the vast majority of the real estate containing th…Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 08:58 AM ::
  • Homes Replacing Blight on Thompson Street
    Never a bad thingMr. Fox CommentsIn April of 2013, we told you about a new home rising at the corner of Orianna & Thompson in South Kensington. That home looks like it's done (as well it should be, a…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • Long Vacant 2nd Street Building Making Comeback
    Adding to the corridorMr. Fox CommentsWe remember back when The 700 was the place to be on 2nd Street, mostly because there weren't too many other places to go. Over the last decade plus, the 2nd Stre…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 01:55 PM ::
  • Will a Dangerous South Philly Intersection Get Safer?
    Any help would be greatMr. Fox CommentsWe admit it, the Philadelphia street grid makes us feel all warm and fuzzy. When the grid breaks down though, we have problems; heck, we still get lost about 30%…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 08:53 AM ::
  • A Throng of Skinny Homes Coming to Coral Street
    We don't believe itMr. Fox CommentsIn general, residential developers in Philadelphia prefer a lot that's at least sixteen feet wide. Fifteen-wide lots are considered acceptable, and fourteen-wide lot…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 07:13 AM ::
  • Unexpected Development Near 8th & McKean
    Quadplex appears, and a home is coming nextMr. Fox CommentsThis row of lots just south of 8th & McKean sat vacant for many years.class=wysiwyg-imageMon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:02 PM ::
  • New Building Appears on North Broad Street
    Replaces long shuttered bike shopLou Mancinelli CommentsA new building, now under construction, will contribute to the slow revitalization we've been eyeing on the 800 block of North Broad Street. Whe…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:48 PM ::
  • Some Action at 12th & Morris & Passyunk
    Long coming demolition and a new restaurant on deckMr. Fox CommentsIn both real estate and the restaurant business, it seems like delays are the name of the game. So when a new restaurant relies on a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:02 AM ::

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