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  • Woman Says Her Car Was Damaged By Plow Truck
    When a worker for a State Agency accidentally does you harm, you might expect to be compensated in some way.However, when an Emergency Proclamation is declared all bets are off/Sheila Bradley-Oben sea…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:37 PM ::
  • Tip Leads To Marijuana Bust Inside Havertown Residence
    Haverford Police have arrested a local doctor and his daughter accused of growing and distributing marijuana inside their home.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:25 PM ::
  • 1 Injured After Police-Involved Shooting In SW Philly
    Police say a man shot and wounded by plainclothes officers in Philadelphia appears to have been a pizza deliveryman who may have mistaken them for robbers.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 05:30 PM ::
    Wednesday night stays windy with gusts up to 30 mph. Temperatures will drop and with the wind look for wind chills below freezing by Thursday AM. Thursday will stay breezy after a chilly start, but hi…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:32 PM ::
  • Reading officer charged with cash evidence theft
    A police officer in eastern Pennsylvania has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from the police department's evidence room to fund his gambling habit.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:09 PM ::
  • Video: Shooting Outside Grocery Store Sends Bystanders Fleeing
    Police have released surveillance video of a daylight shooting that left a 21-year-old man wounded five times, and they're seeking the public's help to identify him.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:52 PM ::
  • Police Search For Missing Whitman Park Woman
    Camden Police are searching for a missing woman from Whitman Park.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:32 PM ::
  • Man Uses 10 Fake Names, Steals $360K In Welfare, Gets 30 Months
    A Philadelphia man who pleaded guilty to using multiple names and addresses to steal almost $360,000 in welfare benefits has been sentenced to serve less than three years in jail, authorities said Wed…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:39 PM ::
  • Restaurant plans new statue of Joe Paterno
    Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • Firefighters Battling Blaze In Muhlenberg Motel
    Firefighters are battling flames and stiff winds at the scene of a multi-alarm motel fire in Berks County.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:10 PM ::




  • Firefighters battle blaze at motel in Muhlenberg
    Strong wind gusts hampered the efforts of firefighters to control a 5-alarm fire at a motel in Berks County. Crews were dispatched shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday to Klein's Motel in the 4800 block o…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 07:02 PM ::
  • DA: Richard Freer may plead guilty in massive Ponzi scheme
    A Northampton County man charged in a massive Ponzi scheme may avoid a trial. District Attorney John Morganelli said prosecutors are discussing a possible guilty plea with Richard Freer and his attor…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:55 PM ::
  • Easton Area School District sends layoff notices to teachers
    The Easton Area School District is sending out notices to teachers who may be affected by layoffs, but officials said it's not time to panic just yet. The district is currently weighing four options…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:51 PM ::
  • BBQ food truck in danger of being shut down by North Whitehall Township
    A Lehigh County community is rallying behind a popular barbecue joint that's at risk of closing up shop for good. People travel from all over to get a taste of Tex's Smokin' Bar-B-Q in North Whitehal…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:45 PM ::
  • Dieruff High School celebrates 'Andre Reed Day' in Allentown
    Dieruff High School in Allentown welcomed back an alumnus who has made his hometown proud. Former NFL player Andre Reed visited the school Wednesday for Andre Reed Day. Reed, a 1982 graduate, was a w…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:39 PM ::
  • 'It's not safe at all,' say some of bus stops in Hanover
    It's pretty common to see crowds waiting for the bus most days along Race Street in Hanover Twp., Lehigh Co. I take the LANTA bus every morning, said Idelisa Quilters. I take the bus every day to wor…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:34 PM ::
  • Man arrested in rash of vandalism on car dealership lots
    An arrest has been made in connection with a rash of vandalism at two car dealerships. Antonio Pierorazio scratched eight cars at Performance Toyota on Penn Avenue in Lower Heidelberg Township on Mar…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:25 PM ::
  • Woman wakes up to find knife-wielding man inside her home
    A woman in Reading got a scare when she woke up and found a man with a butcher knife inside her home. Alejandro Martinez broke into the house in the 600 block of Tulpehocken Street in Reading on Tues…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:13 PM ::
  • State police ID man sought for questioning in death investigation
    State police have identified a man they were trying to find in connection with their investigation of a Schuylkill County woman's death last weekend. Investigators have spoken to the man about his co…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • Weapons charges filed against Jules Krenzel, husband of homicide victim
    A man whose wife was shot and killed in Berks County earlier this year has been taken into custody on firearms violations. Authorities said they seized four guns from Jules Krenzel's home in Pike Tow…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:10 PM ::



  • School officials not alerted to Main Line drug probe
    The investigation into a Main Line high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • DRPA's bond sale drew on connected firms - legally
    When the Delaware River Port Authority borrowed $487 million in December to repair its bridges and refurbish its PATCO train cars, it paid about $1.5 million to politically connected lawyers and banke…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:15 AM ::
  • Film shows how family with Phila. tie saved Jews in Manila
    Dick Frieder lived most of his life not knowing what his father did during World War II. It turned out he did something remarkable:Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 07:10 AM ::
  • High court: States can ban affirmative action
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday made clear that states are free to prohibit the use of racial considerations in university admissions, upholding Michigan's constitutional amendment banning a…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:47 AM ::
  • Legal fees surpass Christie's available campaign cash
    Legal fees incurred by Gov. Christie's reelection campaign, apparently in connection with investigations into the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, have surpassed the amount of cash in th…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Main Line Drug Ring Charges
    The texts between the friends appeared to be about the dearth of good marijuana back when they were Main Line prep school students - and how their fledgling drug business could take off.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 04:41 PM ::
  • In Boston, 'nothing's going to turn us away'
    BOSTON - Bombs may have gone off here a year ago, but the scene Monday at the finish of the Boston Marathon on Boylston Street was festive, triumphant, and fearless.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 12:03 PM ::
  • For award-winning principal, education has a high bar
    Lynne Millard will tell you - she's tough. The principal of Crossan School has rules for how children should line up, where parents can stand in the schoolyard, how students ought to move in the hallw…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • Russia warns of Ukraine civil war
    MOSCOW - Russia warned Monday that Ukraine's government is igniting a civil war in the eastern regions of the country, and it said that Moscow was prepared to step in if those efforts did not stop.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 01:36 AM ::
    Meb Keflezighi is the first American man to win the race since 1983. Sports, D1. Endorsement deal spurs Skechers stock. A12.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::



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Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Center City showing signs of weakness
    Center City, Philadelphia's engine for growth for the last decade or more, is showing signs of distress, according to statistics compiled by the Center City District for its annual State of Center Cit…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:17 PM ::
  • DRPA's bond sale drew on connected firms - legally
    When the Delaware River Port Authority borrowed $487 million in December to repair its bridges and refurbish its PATCO train cars, it paid about $1.5 million to politically connected lawyers and banke…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:15 AM ::
  • GSK, Novartis plan deal, will trade parts of their businesses
    In a multibillion-dollar deal, drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis said Tuesday that they would trade parts of their companies and form a joint venture with a third part.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 07:28 AM ::
  • PSE&G frustrated by resistance to 'Energy Strong'
    A few months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic Coast, New Jersey's largest utility proposed in February 2013 a 10-year, $3.9 billion construction program to harden electricity and gas syst…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:36 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Olympics, cable growth spur Comcast revenue
    The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, scored $1.1 billion in advertising revenue for NBCUniversal's broadcast-TV and cable networks, 40 percent more than the advertising for the Vancouver Winter…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Earnings and corporate deals lift stocks
    NEW YORK - Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Santander to open 2 branches in Phila.
    Six months after changing its name from Sovereign Bank to Santander Bank, after its Spanish parent, the Boston-based bank is opening two new branches in Philadelphia, one near Rittenhouse Square and t…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Change of address for Cherry Hill post office
    CHERRY HILL A satellite Cherry Hill post office at the Ellisburg Circle Shopping Center will move to a temporary trailer at the center, starting Monday.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Cabela's ready to open at Christiana Mall
    Step inside Cabela's latest cathedral to the back country and you are confronted by a life-size diorama: A whitetail deer pursued by two ravenous-looking wolves.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 12:23 PM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Off Label Use Does Not Establish a False Claim
    Part of what makes holidays special is telling and listening to the same stories over and over.  The things in the stories that dazzled us when we were young fade or lose their impact, but then other…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:29 PM ::
  • Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Pom Wonderful case.  One thing we’ve learned is that Justice Kennedy doesn’t seem to like Coke’s label for its juice: JUSTICE KENNEDY:  Is it pa…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:58 PM ::
  • Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer
                Today’s case got us thinking about all of the consumer products available that require the purchaser to add water to turn the purchased product into its usable or desired form.   Start wi…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:23 PM ::
  • The Ninth Circuit Taketh Away on Daubert
    We reported on the Northern District of California’s order granting summary judgment in Messick v. Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. when it came out in February 2013, and a good and proper order it was. …Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • Sweet Home [Fill in the Blank] − A Sea Change In Personal Jurisdiction?
    We’ve been reviewing the (relatively, in Internet time) recent Supreme Court decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S.Ct. 746 (2014), and having done so we recommend it to anyone representing overseas…Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • O Defect, Defect! Wherefore art thou Defect?
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            This is apparently the question the court was asking in deciding whether to dismiss Dilley v. C.R. Bard, Inc., 2014 U.S.…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • Annual DRI Shameless Plug
    Here is our annual publicity stunt for the Defense Research Institute’s Drug and Device Seminar: *************Please join us at the 2014 DRI Drug & Device Seminar May 15 – 16, 2014 at the Renaissance…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 07:54 AM ::
  • Déjà Vu to You Too
                We sometimes read decisions and think we must have already read the same decision under a different caption.  Critical as we are, we might even give a moment’s thought to the possibility t…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 07:36 PM ::
  • Mixed Reasoning and Wrongful Conception
    Way back in law school our moot court topic involved allegations of “wrongful birth” or “wrongful conception.”  The plaintiffs alleged that a doctor failed to detect a catastrophic birth defect, thus…Tue, 15 Apr 2014, 09:55 AM ::
  • Summary Judgment Decision for the Defense in the Propoxyphene Litigation References the Rejection of Market-Share Liability in the DES Litigation
    A recent decision in the propoxyphene litigation – Schiller v. Eli Lilly & Co., No. 2:12-247-DCR (E.D. Ky. Apr. 7, 2014) – confirms a now basic premise of product liability law: if you claim to have…Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 05:36 PM ::


Philly Record

  • POLS ON THE STREET: Cruz Brings Wolf Into His Fold
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf made his first serious inroad into this town’s Democratic machinery  last Friday night, picking up the endorsement of 7th Ward Leader State Rep. Angel…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:46 AM ::
  • What’s Behind Wolf’s Momentum?
    BY NATHAN SHRADER/ Tom Wolf has been transformed from an unknown York businessman and dark horse gubernatorial candidate to the Democratic frontrunner faster than a Nolan Ryan fastball. Wolf’s rapid r…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:40 AM ::
  • WITH THE UNIONS: Who Damaged Philly’s Schools?
    “While it’s no surprise Gov. Tom Corbett’s Dept. of Education would publicly agree to any argument made by his School Reform Commission, the filing of the PDE’s amicus brief in support of the SRC’s Su…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:32 AM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Paycheck Protection – Know The Facts
    Pennsylvania law allows government-union bosses – and only government-union bosses – to negotiate the use of public resources to bundle union dues and political money and send it to union headquarters…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Pt. Breeze Dashes Out For Charity Run
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  • update April 17th
    Apr. 24-        State Sen. Larry Farnese’s SB 1095 anti-SLAPP legislation faces hearing at Phila. Bar Ass’n, 1101 Market St., 9:30 a.m. “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation” are used again…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:02 AM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Wolf-Stack Ticket Looms On Horizon
    STATE REP. ED NEILSON was the MC at the National College Democratic Convention held at Temple University. Most local politicians were not aware of Neilson’s connection to the youthful Democrats but he…Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 01:46 PM ::
  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Schwartz Joins The Air War
    The herd was wondering when ALLYSON SCHWARTZ was going to take to the airways. She lagged well behind businessman TOM WOLF and even STATE TREASURER ROB McCORD, who more recently found television. Her…Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 01:24 PM ::
  • THE WAFFLEMAN: What’s Wrong With Margarine
    Yo! Here we go again with this request – pass the butter, please. This is interesting. Margarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. When it killed the turkeys, the people who had put all t…Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 01:14 PM ::
  • 6 Serious Ward Fights Enliven City Primary
    BY TONY WEST/ Midway through the most-intense struggles for control of Democratic wards in recent memory, some skirmishes have been settled while the outlines of the major battles are clearer. Ward le…Thu, 10 Apr 2014, 12:13 PM ::








  • Phillies cash in on Dodgers' error in 10th inning
    The breaks finally fell the Phillies' way on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, as a two-base error on Carlos Ruiz's fly ball to left field preceded Domonic Brown's game-winning double in the 10th innin…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:27 AM ::
  • Hamels set for '14 debut against Dodgers' Greinke
    Cole Hamels makes his 2014 debut against Zack Greinke on Wednesday night. The Phillies' lefty, who started the season on the disabled list because of left biceps tendinitis, has good numbers at Dodger…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 02:00 AM ::
  • Utley gets a break despite solid numbers in LA
    Despite good career numbers against Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu and at Dodger Stadium in general, Chase Utley was given Tuesday night off, while Freddy Galvis started for the Phillies at second b…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 09:35 PM ::
  • Hamels' return gives Phils rare healthy status
    When left-hander Cole Hamels is activated off the disabled list on Wednesday, it will be just the sixth day over the past two-plus seasons that the Phillies haven't had a starting position player or m…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 09:35 PM ::
  • Campaign to get Allen on Hall ballot in full swing
    Former Phillies grounds-crew member Mark (Frog) Carfagno is campaigning to get former slugger Dick Allen on the Hall of Fame's Golden Era ballot this year.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 10:00 AM ::
  • Lee retires 20 straight Dodgers in four-hit gem
    Cliff Lee pitched brilliantly in a 7-0 victory over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Monday night, allowing four hits and striking out 10 in eight scoreless innings in the first game of a four-game se…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:31 AM ::
  • Phillies give struggling Asche a breather
    The first 18 games of the season have been a struggle for Phillies third baseman Cody Asche, so it was no surprise that the left-handed hitter was not in Monday's lineup against Dodgers left-hander Pa…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 09:50 PM ::
  • Phils seek retroactive cycle for Howard
    The Phillies have submitted Ryan Howard's seventh-inning single on Sunday at Coors Field to Major League Baseball for review. If it's ruled a double as they hope, Howard will have hit for the cycle.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 09:50 PM ::
  • Stairs returns to site of 2008 NLCS heroics
    Phillies broadcaster Matt Stairs opened Monday's broadcast in the right-field bleachers at Dodger Stadium, where he crushed a game-winning home run in Game 4 of the 2008 National League Championship S…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 09:49 PM ::
  • Phillies break out of offensive funk in wild affair
    Ryan Howard finished a double shy of the cycle while Jimmy Rollins tallied three hits and two RBIs as the Phillies edged out the Rockies, 10-9, on Sunday in Colorado.Sun, 20 Apr 2014, 11:49 PM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

  • Here’s the Trailer for “Iverson”
    Is that fucking Tom Brokaw in a documentary about Allen Iverson? Which reminds me, have you ever seen my Tom Brokaw impersonation? Kinda sounds like Marv Albert on quaaludes. I’ll work on it. via Dead…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:26 PM ::
  • Flyers Fans Give Carcillo the Finger, Rangers Fans Call Simmonds the N-word and a Monkey
    It’s playoff time, which means, you guessed, people tweeting things about Wayne Simmonds that they’ll probably regret. To the Storify machine! View the story “Rangers fans” on StorifyWed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • And Now, a Reminder That Local Sports Team Owners are Much Richer Than You
    And this post doesn’t even include a Joshua Harris reference! Oops… Laura Goldman of Naked Philadelphian passed along this picture of Jeffrey Lurie, his disproportionately younger and more attractive…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:23 PM ::
  • Go Screw, Dan Carcillo
    You know how this story ends. Classless Flyers fans give (that giant douchebag) Dan Carcillo the finger after playoff goal. This, on the same day that a Bulls fan threatened to bomb the Wizards and ki…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:46 PM ::
  • Kacie McDonnell Has Just the Best Desk
    I suppose another headline could’ve been: Kacie McDonnell Out of Her Wolf of Broad Street t-shirt. But I didn’t want to bait you.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:46 PM ::
  • Wait a Minute, Claude Giroux Guaranteed a Game 4 Victory?
    I can’t tell if I love this or hate this [via the Flyers' city-leading PR department]: What’s the mindset now? Obviously you came back with some momentum. Now they grab a game down here. What’s the mi…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:43 AM ::
  • A Cursing and Cut Evan Turner was Dragged Out of Pacers Practice After a Fight with Lance Stephenson
    I loved writing that headline. Loved it a lot. Remember all those stories about Evan Turner being bipolar, the hypnotist he allegedly met with, and the overall sentiment that he was nuts? Well! here’s…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM ::
  • That Was Horrible!
    I’ve always preferred sitting behind the net at hockey games (and basketball games, for that matter). The more expensive seats are at center ice, the TV view, but I’ve always felt that it’s best to vi…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:45 AM ::

Philly Sports Central

  • Phillies 2014 Minor League Season Preview
    Minor league season has been underway since Thursday, and with the state of the Phillies, it’s probably time for people to be acclimated with some of the minor leaguers.  For better or worse, these ar…Mon, 7 Apr 2014, 10:01 PM ::
  • 2014 Phillies Top 30 Prospects Countdown: 1-10
    In the final third of the list, the top three prospects are actually a really strong start to a system.  They’re almost consensus top 100 players in the industry, which is the best representation they…Wed, 19 Mar 2014, 01:29 AM ::
  • 2014 Phillies Top 30 Prospects Countdown: 11-20
    In the middle portion of this year’s top 30, there was something that surprised me: there’s actually some talent.  Unfortunately, much of it has been impacted by serious injuries, and those players ma…Tue, 4 Mar 2014, 10:34 PM ::
  • 2014 Phillies Top 30 Prospects Countdown: 21-30
    We’re now two and a half years since the Phillies acquired Hunter Pence, and the farm system has still not recovered to the level it was once at.  After missing the playoffs two straight years, and fr…Sun, 23 Feb 2014, 05:23 PM ::
  • Phillies Prospects: 2013 Arizona Fall League Wrap-Up
    Last week, the Arizona Fall League wrapped up its 2013 season.  Unlike last year, Phillies players did not win the AFL Championship or even play in it.  In fact, they weren’t even close.  Peoria finis…Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 08:38 PM ::
  • Phillies Prospects: Baseball America’s League Top 10 Wrap-up
    Over the past month, Baseball America has been rolling out their top 20 prospect by minor league lists.  Their top 10 and 30 lists by organization always get more attention, but in a way, the top 20 l…Thu, 24 Oct 2013, 10:36 PM ::
  • Phillies: Potential Prospect Help In 2014
    After another unsuccessful season, the Phillies will start looking toward 2014.  There isn’t enough money to address their many needs in free agency, so they’ll have to see if they can produce some of…Tue, 1 Oct 2013, 10:40 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues 2013 – Post-season injury updates
    It was a rough year for some prospects in the organization.  Nine players in my top 30 list entering the season were affected by injuries, many of them closer to the top of the list.  Every organizati…Fri, 20 Sep 2013, 09:37 PM ::

Free Press

PW Arts & Culture

  • Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014
    When I was a young man, I often thought I was living in a magical time: legends of sports and stage, presidents and dictators, film stars walking among us. It was only later, much later, that I discov…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:24 PM ::
  • Calendar: April 23-30
    Wednesday, April 23 LGBT Philadelphia Black Gay Pride Over the past couple years, Philadelphia Black Gay Pride has experienced a renaissance of sorts. Celebrating 15 years strong with new, young leade…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 06:02 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: April 18-20
    Friday, April 18 DJS Carl Cox Get out those rave pants and glowsticks! Of course, one doesn’t have to be a seasoned club kid to appreciate the majesty of England’s own Carl Cox, but his DJ sets have b…Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 01:28 PM ::
  • Photographer Dustin Fenstermacher takes cats & spring break seriously
    There’s something very early-Annie-Leibovitz about Philadelphia’s photographer Dustin Fenstermacher; a name some people don’t believe is real. It is. With his recognizable editorial, portrait and docu…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 02:09 PM ::
  • Calendar: April 16-23
    Wednesday, April 16 FOOD Fair Foods Fair Temple University’s Fair Foods Fair features guest speakers, samples of delicious fresh foods, food trucks and more. This is a great opportunity for the commun…Tue, 15 Apr 2014, 07:40 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: April 11-13
    Friday, April 11 MUSIC Work Drugs It’s pretty exciting to see so many area bands putting out big records this year. We got new ones from the War on Drugs and Nothing and have Pattern Is Movement and S…Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 04:27 PM ::
  • Chekhov gets a modern update, two times over
    Since late March, the spectacular Russian playwright Anton Chekhov has gotten a contemporary reboot via two productions seeking to update the 19th-century dramatist for the 21st century. In Old City,…Wed, 9 Apr 2014, 10:55 AM ::
  • Calendar: April 9-16
    Wednesday, April 9 EXHIBIT Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello On the corner of 7th and Market streets stands a colonial Georgian brick house that most of us walk right by without even noticing. It was…Tue, 8 Apr 2014, 04:06 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: April 4-6
    Friday, April 4 MUSIC H.R. (of Bad Brains) Back in 1977, seminal hardcore punk band Bad Brains first fired up its engines in Washington D.C., leaving a deeply-embedded skidmark on a generation with it…Fri, 4 Apr 2014, 11:52 AM ::
  • Laverne Cox at QPenn: Ain’t I a woman?
    RuPaul’s Drag Race and its iconic host have caught a fair share of shade over some questionable language choices: most notably, each show’s “You’ve got she-mail!” announcement and “Tranny Chaser,” the…Wed, 2 Apr 2014, 12:20 PM ::


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Temple University

  • The Modern Educator
    Amid inflating costs of higher education, Temple and other universities increasingly rely on part-time professors. The article The Modern Educator by Patricia Madej appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 07:02 AM ::
  • Talks on Linc reveal discord
    The Eagles rejected statements President Theobald gave to Chronicle of Higher Ed. The article Talks on Linc reveal discord by John Moritz appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 07:00 AM ::
  • Security tightens as protests continue
    Students for Monteiro disrupted a lecture by Trustee H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest last week. The article Security tightens as protests continue by Joe Brandt appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • Trustees transfer authority on projects up to $500,000
    The Board of Trustees voted earlier this month to increase the president’s authority in approving spending projects. The article Trustees transfer authority on projects up to $500,000 by Marcus McCart…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • Garden moves due to new construction
    The Temple Community Garden is looking to relocate near the SEPTA tracks for new season. The article Garden moves due to new construction by Emily Rolen appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • Smeriglio looks to experience for answers
    Ray Smeriglio said coming out was an inspiration for calls of transparency. The article Smeriglio looks to experience for answers by Joe Gilbride appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • Local church joins fight for African-American graveyard
    Coalition is asking city to preserve South Philly site that contains thousands of bodies. The article Local church joins fight for African-American graveyard by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temp…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 12:10 AM ::
  • School district to open three schools in North Philly
    Schools will draw students from community, citywide selection.The article School district to open three schools in North Philly by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temple News.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 10:33 PM ::
  • Near tall buildings, high winds
    Recent construction around Main Campus causes wind tunnel effect.The article Near tall buildings, high winds by Logan Beck appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 15 Apr 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • Reminiscient of last year, another off-campus death
    Despite absence of Spring Fling, arrests and tragedy remain. The article Reminiscient of last year, another off-campus death by John Moritz appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 15 Apr 2014, 07:10 AM ::



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  • South Frankford Ave Road Construction
    Any one know what they are doing with all those concrete barriers and how long all of this is going to last?Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:23 PM ::
  • Bensalem
    * New medical facility coming to Bensalem - Recent Headlines - Bucks County Courier Times New medical facility coming to Bensalem - Recent...Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Neighbor does not clean up after his dogs
    Where do I report my neighbor who does not clean up after his dogs? He owns two very large mastiffs and they only time out the dogs get is on this...Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:30 PM ::
  • PennDOT - survey of transportation needs
    Penn DOT is taking a survey of transportation needs, For the Scenario tab, you need to rank them by stars. Little tricky but take the time. ...Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:05 AM ::
  • Income Inequality in the US, 22 Apr 2014, 09:48 PM ::
  • The Old Second Baptist Chuch building on New Market st.
    Old History off to the dump! A Last Look at Second Baptist Church | Hidden City Philadelphia...Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 05:32 PM ::
  • Tree Service (Pruning/Trimming)?
    Can anyone recommend a tree service in/around the Northeast Philly (Mayfair) area? I need to trim 2 trees (a magnolia and an apple tree). They aren't...Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 05:21 PM ::
  • Sourcing Black Locust Lumber?
    I'm trying to source Black Locust 2x6's for a rear deck and having some difficulty finding a local supplier. I called up Tague Lumber and their...Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • OMG its finally happened!
    Image: Since the Polar Vortex 2013-2014 there are NO OUTAGES!Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 12:51 PM ::
  • Friends of the Whitman Library
    The Friends of the Whitman Library will hold a meeting at the Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Avenue , Wednesday the 23rd at 6:15 PM. Come and share...Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 12:20 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • In Search Of A Cure For City Blue [Updated, 5:20pm]
    After a piece of it crashed onto the sidewalk, the defining feature that earned 1106 Chestnut Street a place on the city's Register of Historic Places has been entirely removed. Max Ufberg weighs the…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:47 PM ::
  • School District Recommends Closing Walter Palmer Charter
    A war of words over charter’s performance, Philly makes the DNC’s short list for 2016, not everything so rosy in Center City’s report, and a day of Shakespeare throughout the cityWed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:14 PM ::
  • Looking Ahead For Germantown High School Building
    Advocates seek to preserve building’s legacy, an internationally focused seminar space approved for Penn’s campus, Ramsey lobbies for speed cameras on the Boulevard, and an update on the upcoming 40th…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 10:19 AM ::
  • Transformation Fit For A Queen (Village)
    Sixteen years after the opening of Beau Monde, at Sixth and Bainbridge, the corner's evolution is near complete. Joe Brin has the storyMon, 21 Apr 2014, 02:51 PM ::
  • With Ambitious Campus Plan, Temple Demands Attention
    How the job-creator hopes to increase enrollment, correcting some design mistakes in Philly’s Vietnam War memorial, Project Home and Jon Bon Jovi team up to fight homelessness, and regional manufactur…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 11:05 AM ::
  • A Look Inside Gilded Age Parkside
    A tour of a nearly intact Victorian mansion in West Philly, two civics explore the possibility of creating improvement districts, Stotesbury Gateway to be remade, and cleaning up Clark ParkFri, 18 Apr 2014, 11:29 AM ::
  • Widdy Dialect: The “Hoagie” Of Darts
    Under the rumbling El and amidst the hustle and bustle at Kensington and Somerset, a distinctly Philadelphian brand of darts is made the same way it has been for over 100 years—by hand. Brad Maule thr…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • New PWD Project To Teach Children Ecology & Technology
    GreenSTEM systems to be installed in four schools, the inequality of urban pollution, jazz month in Philly, parklets being installed in West Philly, and terrible timing in closing Kensington storeThu, 17 Apr 2014, 12:56 PM ::
  • A Last Look at Second Baptist Church
    The demolition of a former house of worship in Northern Liberties has provided a glimpse into the building's historyWed, 16 Apr 2014, 05:13 PM ::
  • PATCO Announces $7.5 System Upgrade
    Clearer information and working escalators for PATCO, delays in UC student housing development, the William Penn Foundation’s new approach to safe watershed awareness, and what the Lower Northwest inv…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 02:14 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • One Man’s Trash: Week 14 Report
    WEEK 14: Emlen Street to Chestnut Hill Avenue Comments and photos to come. GLASS 1 12oz bottle (old green no label) 1 10oz bottle Pepsi (old school) 2 12oz bottles Foster’s 1 12oz bottle Landshark 1 1…Wed, 9 Apr 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • Drop It Like A Tetrimino
    Spring greetings, yous guys! Hate to sound like one of them blogs saying “sorry I ain’t blog on the blog” but I been a hog in a bog in the fog, sloggin’ like a cog in the smog. Need to groove more. I…Mon, 7 Apr 2014, 10:12 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 13 Report
    WEEK 13: Carpenter’s Woods to Green Lane Comments and photos to come. SPORT 20 golf balls 1 golf ball shell 1 pink rubber ball CLOTHES 1 shoe inset 1 towel (tan) 1 knit hat (Comcast) MISC 1 thick Shar…Sun, 30 Mar 2014, 10:03 AM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 12 Report
    WEEK 12: Rex Avenue to Cedars House Comments and photos to come. GLASS 1 20oz bottle Arizona Iced Tea 1 7oz bottle Bud Light 1 piece broken bottle (top half) STYROFOAM 1 random piece styrofoam PAPER 2…Wed, 26 Mar 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 11 Report
    WEEK 11: Chestnut Hill Avenue to Emlen Street Comments and photos to come. METAL 2 12oz ans Natural Light 2 8oz can Budweiser (1 old school, pull tab) 1 15oz can Monster Rehab (uhh) (tea & lemonade &…Sat, 15 Mar 2014, 09:57 AM ::

Philly Mag


  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      FRESH AIR Seth Meyers already had his dream job — as the host of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, “I sort of had already accomplished the job I never thought I would accomplish,” he tells Fresh…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:05 PM ::
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In advance of her show at the Tower on Friday April, 25th in support of her latest album, Matangi, we got Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A.) on the horn from her home in L…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:31 AM ::
  • TONIGHT: Big Daddy Kane
      One of the most fascinating figures in cinema history, Orson Welles is also one of the strangest. While his career as an auteur has been endlessly studied, the downright weird period of his work as…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • CINEMA: It’s Tricky
      TRICK BABY (1972, directed by Larry Yust, 89 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC This Thursday at 8:00pm Exhumed Films and the Cinedelphia Film Festival present one of the gems of the 1970s bl…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:42 AM ::
  • JOURNALISM ≠ CRIME: Free Simon Ostrovsky!
      NPR: Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been since early Tuesday. Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has b…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 07:16 AM ::
  • GET THE LED OUT: Zep Unveil ’69 Paris Concert Recordings As Part Of Forthcoming ‘Deluxe’ Editions
    ROLLING STONE: Two years after Jimmy Page teased Led Zeppelin fans with promises of bonus material on the forthcoming deluxe editions of the band’s catalog, the band has just shared a first glimpse of…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:46 AM ::
  • NOW PLAYING: The Great New Old 97s Album
    Early praise for ‘Most Messed Up’: “Airtight songs celebrating life-as-sublime-train-wreck” - Rolling Stone “Blistered, blasted, and brilliant” - New Yorker “Instant classic…. a killing machine from s…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 05:06 PM ::
  • Main Line Schocked To Learn School Kids Buy Marijuana; In Colorado Marijuana Buys Schools
      INQUIRER: Scott, 25, of Haverford, and Brooks, 18, of Villanova, were accused Monday of being the leaders of a drug trafficking ring that sought to corner the trade across some of the western suburb…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:04 PM ::
  • THIS JUST IN: Bryan Ferry @ The Tower 10/4
    Illustration by BOWIEMANIAC Tickets go on sale HERE Friday, April 2th at 10 AM. ALL MUSIC GUIDE: While his tenure as the frontman for the legendary Roxy Music remained his towering achievement, singer…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 04:26 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Mac DeMarco @ Underground Arts
    Photo by MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ The unfinished basement of a venue that is Underground Arts is the perfect venue to see psych-pop prankster Mac DeMarco, an unfinished basement of a man. Friday night, I f…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 01:45 AM ::


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  • In ‘exile’ after sentencing, marijuana activist Goldstein continues fight
    Politicians are endorsing it. President Obama says it’s not so dangerous. If a Democrat wins the Pennsylvania’s governor’s race this November, it’ll be decriminalized. But for the time being, in Phila…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:27 PM ::
  • KKK affiliate starts neighborhood watch–what could possibly go wrong?
    According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 41 hate groups actively operate in Pennsylvania. In York County, an affiliate of the KKK and longtime nemesis of the SPLC has decided to “give back” to it…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • This Saturday is Edie Windsor Day
    In July 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that the federal Defense of Marriage Act prohibiting federal recognition of gay marriages was unconstitutional.  Enthusiastically sign…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:37 PM ::
  • Women’s Law Project hits PA universities on gender discrimination
    Nine universities—all in Pennsylvania—failed to provide “equal athletic opportunity” to their female students, according to an advocacy group dedicated to promoting the rights and status of women. Acc…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 10:10 AM ::
  • ‘Young’ Dems: We’ll kill liquor privatization plan
    I’ve always found it a little odd when an organization for adults calls itself the “Young” Whatevers. The latest example that’s getting their word out there: the Pennsylvania Young Democrats. This is…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Philly legislator Mike Stack talks minimum wage on MSNBC
    Raising the minimum wage has become a huge national issue this election year and State Sen. Mike Stack (D-Philadelphia), who is running for Lt. Governor, has co-sponsored a bill that would raise both…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Donovan McNabb arrested in Arizona
    The sports media world is scrambling to figure out one thing: Why was Donovan McNabb arrested in Arizona? Because he was. Former Eagle quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested in Arizona and the Marico…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 02:34 PM ::
  • Easter with fabulous promenade and zombies
    This weekend is Easter Sunday.  An auspicious event celebrated by Christians as part of their faith to mark the resurrection of their god Jesus, the holiday in America has turned into a welcoming even…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 01:07 PM ::
  • WATCH: N.A. Poe interviews N.A. Poe on City Council run
    Those who’ve been following along probably already know: Local comedian and marijuana legalization activist N.A. Poe is running on the Libertarian Party ticket for the May 20 special election resultin…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 01:01 PM ::
  • An open love letter to Wawa
    Have you heard? Today is Wawa’s 50th Birthday! And to honor the hoagie and drink factory that’s saved us from all sort of bouts (mostly with hunger), I’ve written a solemn letter to you, Wawa, because…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 12:45 PM ::



Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Buh Bye to Lou's Crab Pad
    Hello mixed-use buildingMr. Fox CommentsFor at least a decade, 143 W. Girard Ave., one of the more interesting buildings in the area, has sat vacant. You've probably passed by here at some point and w…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:30 PM ::
  • On Spring Garden Street Near Drexel, A Stalled Project is Finished, and a Rehab is Coming Next Door
    More progress in the areaLou Mancinelli CommentsA once-stalled new construction project along the 3300 block of Spring Garden Street near Drexel has been completed, but its next door neighbor is still…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Two Mixed Use Buildings In Progress on South Street
    One year laterMr. Fox CommentsIn a matter of terrifying coincidence, it's been exactly one year since we first told you about plans for development at 1110-14 South St., which has for years been a sur…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: Keith's New Theatre
    Most recently a shoe storeMr. Fox CommentsYou certainly wouldn’t know it by looking today, but the stretch of Chestnut Street between 11th and 12th was once quite the happening nightspot.  Today, even…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 08:32 AM ::
  • Mega Gas Station and Animal Husbandry Planned for 20th & Wharton
    Or maybe not...Mr. Fox CommentsA hundred years ago, it made plenty of sense to have warehouses and factories located in the middle of residential areas. The Washington Avenue of the past, with its lum…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:19 PM ::
  • Corner of 2nd & Washington Finally Filled In
    It's taken yearsMr. Fox CommentsIn fits and starts, the 100 blocks of Alter and Ellsworth Streets have been under construction for over a decade. It started around 2006, when five homes went up on Alt…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:04 PM ::
  • Development Opportunity on Baring Street?
    Building has nice bonesMr. Fox CommentsOver the years, we've beaten you over the head with stories about redevelopment just north and west of Penn, near Lancaster Avenue. Baring Street in particular h…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 11:02 AM ::
  • How Would You Feel About a Downtown Walmart?
    It could happen if it works in DCMr. Fox CommentsYesterday, a reader tipped us off to a Gizmodo story that led us to a longer story from the Architectural Record, which got us thinking about developme…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 07:57 AM ::
  • 15th Street Mansion Finally Getting Built
    A home fit for a music mogulMr. Fox CommentsWay back in 2011, we told you that a row of five homes were being demolished on 15th Street, just north of Christian Street. Based on the ownership records…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 04:02 PM ::
  • History of the River Wards at the Philadelphia History Museum
    So much to learnLou Mancinelli CommentsWhen we mention Northern Liberties on this site, we're usually talking about the newest demolition, construction or adaptive reuse in the neighborhood. It's expe…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 02:02 PM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • Saint Benjamin ready to start brewing in Kensington
    Tim Patton and Christina Burris hope to add to the city's beer scene starting next month when they fire up their brewing equipment with an eye toward providing their first beers during Philly Beer Wee…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Zama's coZara opening in University City
    It's an izakaya - or Japanese bar. Go for the small plates. There's no sushi.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 02:30 AM ::
  • Rôti: Euro rotisserie and market for Wash West
    Olivier Desaintmartin is venturing next door to his Zinc Bistro (246 S. 11th St.) in Washington Square West with a neat project that will be très Euro, down to the circumflex.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 04:25 PM ::
  • Jake's Sandwich Board opening in University City
    The Midtown Village shop took space in a new retail development opening in the fall at 40th and Sansom Streets, which will put them smack in the middle of a cool quick-serve hub inhabited by vegan Hip…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:36 PM ::
  • He's all about the bourbon
    When the Loews Philadelphia hotel redid its ground-floor restaurant recently, management decided to devote considerable time and space to a bourbon program. It called on Brian Bevilacqua to run it.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 05:54 PM ::
  • Lolita on 13th Street grows up
    The revived Lolita - complete with liquor license - opens Friday, April 25.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • 'Chopped for junk food': Marc Summers is back
    Rewrapped premieres 8 p.m. Monday, April 21 on Food Network.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:08 PM ::
  • L.A. smoothie shop Robeks coming to town
    Robeks, the L.A.-rooted made-to-order smoothie/fresh juice giant, has inked its first lease in the Philly area - the first of what is billed as 37 locations in the greater metro area.Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 11:19 PM ::
  • There's less of Mike Stollenwerk
    The chef has been keeping a low profile since starting at Headhouse Crab & Oyster Co.Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 02:39 PM ::
  • King's Oak is on its way out of Piazza
    The landlord and owner Brian Nagele had tiffed over repair issues, including floods in the dining room from the building upstairs.Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 11:47 AM ::