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  • Former Teammate Donates Kidney To Friend
    From incredibly active to watching his life slip away. That was the case for a local coach, but thankfully, a long-time friend spent months in secret trying to save his life.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:53 AM ::
  • Nor’easter Heading To Philadelphia Area, Snowfall Expected
    A winter storm warning is in effect from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. The ingredients are coming together with a mix of precipitation. Radar shows cold air is moving in and we will see rain change ove…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:44 AM ::
  • More National Guard troops roll into Ferguson
    A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent prote…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:17 PM ::
    Nor'easter still on tap tomorrow, bringing a mix of precipitation on what is getaway day for many.  Rain changes to wet, heavy snow. Accumulations from the I-95 corridor north and west. Wednesday AM-S…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 08:45 PM ::
  • Prosecutor: Lawyer had sex with captive girl, 14
    A lawyer has surrendered to Philadelphia authorities on charges that he had sex with a 14-year-old human trafficking victim.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:15 PM ::
  • Shock Waves From Ferguson Verdict Still Being Felt In Philadelphia For Second Day
    SkyFOX was over Center City as hundreds marched in protest of a grand jury's decision not to charge a police officer in the death of black teenager Michael Brown.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:09 PM ::
  • Crews Search For Missing Northampton Day Care Worker
    Police say 33-year-old Jessica Padgett hasn't been seen since leaving work on Friday in Northampton, Pennsylvania. She's a mother of three. Her car was found, but still, three days later, there's no s…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:08 PM ::
  • FOX 29 Investigates: Complaints Against Contractor With Past
    All she wanted was a few tanning booths built and some electrical run. But she says he grabbed the cash, pounded a few nails and ran. Now the shoe's on the other foot. Jeff Cole and FOX 29 Investigate…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 08:59 AM ::
  • Philly hosts Ferguson protest: 'no racist police'
    Several hundred protesters marched through downtown Philadelphia on Monday night after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, declined to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 10:17 PM ::
  • Woman Allegedly Steals Christmas Decorations And Lawn Ornaments
    Gloucester Township Police say a woman allegedly stole Christmas decorations and lawn ornaments from two residences on the 400 block of Dearborne Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. on Sunday.Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 05:43 PM ::




  • Palmer Supervisors present "Heroism Awards" to three women for saving a life
    The Palmer Township Board Of Supervisors Tuesday night presented heroism awards to three local women who saved the life of a 42-year-old Palmer woman who suffered a heart attack on Oct. 14 while work…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:13 AM ::
  • Farms, open space and natural resource areas flourish in Warren County
    Corey Tierney, director of the Warren County Land Preservation Department, presented the 2014 land preservation report Wednesday evening to the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The land pre…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:39 AM ::
  • Public expresses frustration with alternative education at Reading SB meeting
    Discontent with the Reading School District's alternative education program resurfaced Wednesday night for the third month in a row, at a meeting of the school board. During the public comment portio…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:22 AM ::
  • Lower Pottsgrove Police investigate pedestrian struck
    Police in Lower Pottsgrove Township are investigating a serious pedestrian accident. It happened just before 6:00 Tuesday night on Armand Hammer  Boulevard, just north of Medical Drive. Police say th…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:58 PM ::
  • Travelers change plans ahead of snow
    It's a race to beat the weather because the most significant snowfall of the season is set to hit our area on Wednesday. The day before Thanksgiving is usually the busiest day of the year at Lehigh V…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:57 PM ::
  • Shooting in Lower Pottsgrove leaves one person injured
    Lower Pottsgrove Township Police are investigating a shooting at the Rolling Hills development on Buchert Road. Police said the shooting occurred Tuesday night in a parking lot in the development. On…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:44 PM ::
  • Shopping ahead of the storm
    Shoppers are flocking to their local grocery stores and hardware stores to stock up on supplies. I guess you know what is coming tomorrow right, the white stuff, said Carmine Scaglione of Douglass To…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:23 PM ::
  • City of Allentown ready for first snow, officials say
    City officials say Allentown is prepared for the expected first snow storm of the season. According to Interim Director of Public Works Craig Messinger, plows and salt spreaders are mounted on 43 tru…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:15 PM ::
  • Expert says residents should not be alarmed about recent missing woman cases
    Two women, gone without a trace.  Last week, Jessica Padgett left her job in Northampton and hasn't been heard from since.   Her disappearance came nearly one year after another Lehigh Valley woman v…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:59 PM ::
  • Hanover Twp. focuses on leaf collection before expected snowfall
    Hanover Township Manager John Finnigan, Jr. reported public works department trucks were frantically out Tuesday night attempting to clear as many leaves from the roadways before Wednesday's expected…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:58 PM ::



  • Death of wife of Cooper CEO ruled a homicide
    The death of the wife of Cooper Health System CEO John P. Sheridan Jr. has been ruled a homicide, while investigators have not determined how her husband died, records show.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Coming this way: A white Thanksgiving
    If you were looking for a last-minute excuse to stay home on Thanksgiving, Wednesday's forecast could be a rock-solid justification.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Making Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000
    What does it take to make Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000 people? About eight volunteers, and about 700 pounds of turkey, and equal portions of mashed potatoes, stuffing, sweet potato pies and green bea…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • What a relief extra lanes on the N.J. Turnpike are
    What a difference a few extra lanes make. The 35-mile stretch of the New Jersey Turnpike from Mansfield in Burlington County to East Brunswick in Middlesex County was dreaded by motorists, who were re…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Ex-con to be tried in killing of two women in Holmesburg
    After 67-year-old Dollie Mae Evans was shot to death, neighbors recalled the woman known as Grandmom as a kindly presence on her block in Holmesburg.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Tow-truck driver gets prison for bribery
    A tow truck driver with a checkered history in the city's rough-and-tumble business of clearing wrecks was sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison Tuesday for bribing a city dispatcher to gai…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Two will be tried in slaying of Strawberry Mansion couple
    Two men charged in the July slayings of a Strawberry Mansion couple waived their rights Tuesday to a preliminary hearing.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • N.J. family distraught as man's ashes missing
    James Wagner's family had prepared a glorious ceremony for his remains. His grandchildren, son, daughter, and other loved ones would gather in Forest Hill Cemetery in Ann Arbor, Mich., and place his a…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • N.J. revenues keep pace with projections
    New Jersey is on target to meet its revenue projections for the fiscal year that began July 1, but the ghosts of budgets past are firm reminders that much can change in the months ahead.Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • A dream becomes a sculpture honored at Rowan
    This is a story about how art happens. It is also the story of a diminutive but determined woman, a sculptor who understood her vision and gave it wings, and a local university that saw fit to give it…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:00 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Aronimink Elementary's Turkey Trot postponed until Dec. 5 because of weather forecast
    UPPER DARBY >> Due to the stormy weather forecast on Wednesday, the second annual Turkey Trot fun run at Aronimink Elementary School has been postponed until Dec. 5.The event had been scheduled to tak…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:40 AM ::
  • Auto dealers team up to give coats to Chester-Upland School District students
    UPLAND >> The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation distributed 2,200 winter coats to elementary school students in the Chester Upland School District last month.The coat drive is in its seventh yea…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 01:18 AM ::
  • Parkside couple terrorized in early morning home invasion
    PARKSIDE >> A couple was awakened in their bedroom early Monday by a trio of thieves, one armed with a handgun, who entered their Edgmont Avenue apartment, attacked them and demanded money, police sai…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:23 AM ::
  • Walgreens withdrawals zoning relief request in Haverford
    HAVERFORD >> Walgreens and Black Water Falls Trust had a change of heart last week regarding an application for variances related to a proposed Walgreens store at 2400 Darby Road. Walgreens' attorney,…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:22 AM ::
  • Thanksgiving commute expected to get sloppy with snow
    More than 500,000 residents from the Philadelphia region will be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, a 4.5 percent increase from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.Those travelers could have…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:21 AM ::
  • Delco officials weigh in on Ferguson grand jury decision, riots
    William Rocky Brown III understands the outrage and feelings of racial injustice that accompanied a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Mo. police office for the shooting death of an…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:20 AM ::
  • Chris Freind: Ferguson debacle soiled all it touched
    Right on cue, Ferguson, Mo., erupted in chaos after the No Indictment grand jury verdict. Two things are abundantly clear:A) The system worked. Despite the certainty of riots, and the very real threat…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:18 AM ::
  • Media pushes Wawa project forward
    MEDIA >> Council recently authorized settlement on outstanding issues the Media Real Estate-Wawa project at the eastern gateway of the borough.The action advances the plan, which calls for a new conve…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:17 AM ::
  • Ridley continues to eye upgrades to MacDade commercial corridor
    RIDLEY TOWNSHIP >> A final public meeting on ways to improve the physical function and appearance of the MacDade Boulevard commercial corridor was held recently by the commissioners, with action on ap…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:16 AM ::
  • Today's Meetings for Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
    County: Council, 10 a.m.; Retirement fund board, 11 a.m., government center building, 201 W. Front St., Media.Marple: Public works committee, 8 a.m., municipal building, 227 S. Sproul Road, Broomall.M…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 12:14 AM ::


Courier Times

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • PULEO: Obama's minor victory is too little, too late
    President Obama in his latest political move has given a minor victory to those fighting for extensive immigration reform of a seriously broken system. With his new executive order the President has m…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 02:00 AM ::
  • (No heading)
    While thinking of a theme for this week's commentary, I remembered the Beatles song, Lady Madonna, which mentions every day of the week except Saturday.I had a really busy week last week. Every day ha…Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 02:00 AM ::
  • Bridgeport council OKs collection of unpaid sewer bill
    BRIDGEPORT >> Borough council reached an agreement with a property owner Tuesday for payment of delinquent water and sewer bills. The agreement, passed by a vote of 7-0, allows trash and sewer service…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:20 PM ::
  • Hatfield Speedway had special place in heart of motorsports
    Every now and then I am asked about Hatfield Speedway. At one time it was one of the most popular auto racing facilities in the area.Every time I think about Hatfield Speedway I think of heading home…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 07:21 PM ::
  • Vince Piazza receives Montco Coaches HOF Lifetime Achievement award with son Mike Piazza on hand
    WEST NORRITON >> Mike Piazza said retired baseball players do two things -- play golf and go to banquets. Tuesday night, the former Dodgers and Mets star - and Norristown native - was on the banquet c…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 07:11 PM ::
  • Philadelphia man gets 10 to 20 years for Whitpain assault
    COURTHOUSE >> The man convicted over the summer of attacking a co-worker at a job site in Whitpain in September 2012 was given a lengthy state sentence on Monday.Giovanni Mucci, 35, of Philadelphia, w…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:23 PM ::
  • Young adults organize charity lunch in Norristown for Thanksgiving Day
    NORRISTOWN >> Five young adults who were boyhood friends growing up in Norristown are giving back to their community on Thanksgiving Day by cooking for, and hosting, a free Thanksgiving meal. The 11 a…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:50 PM ::
  • Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
    Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:36 PM ::
  • Pennsylvania task force issues report on elderly abuse and neglect
    With the knowledge that abuse of elderly Pennsylvanians -- be it physical, emotional, financial or otherwise -- is a devastating and all-too-common reality, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last year cr…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:49 PM ::
  • New FBI data shows rate of assaults on US police officers dropped in 2013
    The rate of U.S. law enforcement officers assaulted in the line of duty in 2013 dropped from the previous year, but nearly 1 in 10 sworn officers were attacked last year, resulting in injuries more th…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:47 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Town By Town: Norwood's old neighborhood feel draws newer buyers
    One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. If it weren't for a Chester real estate agent named John Cochran and the clergyman/author Henry Ward Beecher, D…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:07 AM ::
  • Four A.C. casinos post higher 3Q profits
    Amid the gloom of Atlantic City casino closings and looming city budget cutbacks, there was relatively good news Monday from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement's quarterly financial report…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 08:20 AM ::
  • New flight choices for PHL-London
    Travelers heading to London from Philadelphia will soon have more flight choices. Delta Air Lines announced Monday that it would begin a new nonstop flight from Heathrow Airport to Philadelphia with a…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Merck joins hunt for Ebola vaccine
    Itching to compete and join the fight to solve one of the world's most talked-about health concerns, Merck & Co. got back in the business of making Ebola vaccine Monday.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Dish could drop Comcast regional sports networks in more markets
    Dish Network, the nation's third-largest pay-TV company, may drop NBCUniversal's regional sports networks in the Chicago, Washington, Sacramento, and San Francisco areas on Dec. 1.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • U.S. stocks inch farther into record territory
    NEW YORK - The stock market stayed at record levels Monday as investors remained confident that stimulus measures from the world's central banks would help revive global economic growth.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Morgan Lewis, Bingham law-firm deal done
    Morgan Lewis & Bockius L.L.P., the Center City-based law firm, announced Monday that it had finalized its acquisition of Bingham McCutchen of Boston, creating one of the world's largest firms and exte…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Fort Washington firm offers high-tech hiring
    Turns out the idea of prerecorded video job interviews needs more time to gain acceptance. Nearly five years after forming a Fort Washington company specializing in providing businesses with that high…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 12:50 AM ::
  • Moorestown Mall takes high-dive into high-end boutique retail
    Stroll Moorestown Mall between the food court and Boscov's department store, and that new clothing store, Erdon, might not catch your eye.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 12:30 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Thanks for Nothing California
    This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            This is the official week in the United States for giving thanks.  Counting your blessings.  Welcoming family and friends to your hom…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 01:44 PM ::
  • Judge Posner Drops the Other Shoe on Cy Pres
    We posted not too long ago about a Seventh Circuit decision by Chief Judge Posner that we thought had favorable implications for reining in the steadily metastasizing concept of “cy pres” in class act…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 01:33 PM ::
  • Pennsylvania Product Liability – Azzarello Is Dead, Long Live…?
    Bexis is pretty pleased this morning.  Almost eighteen years ago, to the day, he filed his first brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court challenging the negligence/strict liability dichotomy adopted…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 02:24 PM ::
  • Breaking News II - Tincher Decided in Pennsylvania - Azzarello Overruled
    This is as short as the Tincher majority opinion (137 pp.) is long.  Azzarello is overruled.  The preliminary judicial evaluation of unreasonable danger is abolished.  The jury considers it under a du…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 06:33 PM ::
  • Breaking Bauman News from California
    This is short – but very sweet.  Regular readers will recall the California appellate decision that we criticized in our “Hotel California” post back in August.  In that case, the court avoided the re…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 05:21 PM ::
  • Far from Dumbo: M.D. Fla. Gets "Parallel Claim" Case Right
    This is the time of year when our thoughts start migrating southward.  We can see all those birds’ nests in our suddenly denuded poplar trees.  The driveway is a skating rink of damp leaves.  The base…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 10:09 AM ::
  • Short Subjects
    Today’s post is really three different posts on three unrelated subjects.  None of them very long (at least by DDLaw Blog standards), but we think that each will be of interest to at least some our re…Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 02:16 PM ::
  • Guest Post - When It Comes To Fraudulent Joinder In Texas, Let’s Hail The Glory Daze And Just Keep Winning
    Here's another guest post by Reed Smith's own Kevin Hara, this time about a recent Texas case holding that health care providers involved in clinical trials are still protected by a state medical malp…Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 09:50 AM ::
  • Express Preemption OTC
    There is no express federal preemption for drugs, right?Wrong!  Today we expound on a flavor of preemption that we don’t often get around to—express preemption for claims related to non-prescription,…Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Statistics Not Necessary For Adequacy as a Matter Of Law
    Courtesy of Mike Imbroscio of Covington (who was on the winning team) today’s post is about a very satisfying Cymbalta win – not only did warning causation fail under the learned intermediary rule, bu…Thu, 13 Nov 2014, 08:00 AM ::


Philly Record








  • Lee cleared to begin offseason throwing program
    After an examination last week, Cliff Lee has been cleared to begin his normal offseason throwing program next week, a good sign for the left-hander as he recovers from an elbow issue that sidelined h…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • Inbox: Are Tomas and Philadelphia a good fit?
    In the latest Inbox, Todd Zolecki assesses the Phils' chances of landing Yasmany Tomas and discusses the club's focus on the future.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:54 PM ::
  • Phillies sign five to Minor League contracts
    The Phillies have signed five additional players to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training. They are right-hander Paul Clemens, catchers Rene Garcia and Koyie Hill and…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:16 PM ::
  • Postseason heroics bolster Schilling's HOF case
    This is Curt Schilling's third year of eligibility, but he doesn't expect to get in this go-around, especially when he knows who else is on the Hall of Fame ballot. The voting results will be announce…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 11:01 AM ::
  • A look back at the careers of first-timers on Hall ballot
    Most of the first-timers on the latest Hall of Fame ballot don't have a legitimate chance of making it to Cooperstown, but they nonetheless had impressive big league careers worthy of another look.Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Phillies may find themselves priced out of Tomas bidding
    Some folks in baseball still consider the Phillies to be the favorites to sign Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas. But are they?Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 12:03 AM ::
  • Trio of young arms added to Phillies' 40-man roster
    The Phillies added pitchers Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan and Nefi Ogando to the 40-man roster on Thursday to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft.Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 08:42 PM ::
  • Harmon becomes part of Hall of Fame after visit
    Terry Harmon played 10 seasons in the big leagues as a utility infielder for the Phillies, retiring after the 1977 season. Last year, he and his wife, Kay, decided to do something they'd never done be…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Ranking the top 25 prospects from the Arizona Fall League
    The 23rd edition of the Arizona Fall League wrapped up with Salt River's win in the championship game over Peoria on Saturday. Once again, the AFL was jam packed with elite-level prospects. That made…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 09:00 AM ::
  • Phillies announce 2015 player development staff
    The Phillies on Tuesday announced that they have finalized their player development staff for next season.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 11:59 AM ::


Philadelphia Union

The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • Calendar: Nov. 26 - Dec. 3
    Wednesday, November 26 COMEDY Old Jews Telling Jokes Is Bubbe still kvetching about how you still haven’t found a nice Jewish boy? Change the subject, and schlep her to Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • Sriracha and Wine? Yep
    I am a passionate devotee of the Rooster. And while there isn’t a whole lot of other brand loyalty in my life—the only T-shirts you’re likely to see me buy come four to a pack for $20—I am a sriracha…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Cigar City Good Gourd
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 03:10 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Ommegang Game Of Thrones Valar Morghulis
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: PhilCon; Turkey Day Tailgate; and more
    Friday, November 21 CONVENTION PhilCon 2014 Filk, frack and Frankenstein! The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society returns to the spotlight as Philcon, the city’s annual sci-fi, horror and fantasy con…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Sly Fox Chester County Bitter
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 03:00 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: A Teacher's Test
    Even though she grew up as a West Philly girl in a neighborhood she calls “Philadelphia’s Harlem,” Pamela is not sure if her street smarts from youth have fully prepared her for her new job as an inst…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 03:17 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Morland Old Speckled Hen
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 03:04 PM ::
  • The Cosby allegations are hard to face—just like when it's a real family member
    Not long after R&B star Chris Brown made headlines in 2009 for beating up his then-girlfriend, Rihanna, I was contacted by his press department and asked to interview Brown and write the official bio…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 03:35 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Lagunitas Imperial Red
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at... [This is a summary. To read th…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 03:25 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • Calendar: Nov. 26 - Dec. 3
    Wednesday, November 26 COMEDY Old Jews Telling Jokes Is Bubbe still kvetching about how you still haven’t found a nice Jewish boy? Change the subject, and schlep her to Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: PhilCon; Turkey Day Tailgate; and more
    Friday, November 21 CONVENTION PhilCon 2014 Filk, frack and Frankenstein! The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society returns to the spotlight as Philcon, the city’s annual sci-fi, horror and fantasy con…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • Kúlú Mélé, Philly’s premier African dance corps, turns 45
    “I’ve been doing my homework,” jokes Dorothy Wilkie, the artistic director of Kúlú Mélé. “Dancing has taken me around the world, and it’s been a wonderful journey. I wouldn’t want it any other way.” G…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • Calendar: November 19-26
    Wednesday, November 19 DANCE Rang De Nila: Color Me Blue Classical Indian dancers Ishrat Hoque, Pranita Jain and Dina Denis perform an enactment of Indian artist Siona Benjamin’s paintings, set to Ind…Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 05:42 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks
    Friday, November 14 WORKSHOP My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon A diverse group of youth participants take part in a three-day initiative that will provide them with the necessary resources to become world…Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 12:31 PM ::
  • Curio's Theatre's "Frank Schaefer" a matter of intolerance
    Let’s face it: the church has a problem with gays. Most churches, anyway—especially Protestant denominations, like the United Methodist Church. From the UMC horse’s mouth: “The practice of homosexuali…Wed, 12 Nov 2014, 12:07 PM ::
  • Stephen King on writing a musical with John Mellencamp: 'I don't know how to do this'
    Their 'Ghost Brothers of Darkland County' plays Philadelphia on Nov. 13. Stephen King’s having a busy week. His latest novel, Revival, hit bookshelves on Tuesday—and on Thursday, Nov. 13, the musical…Tue, 11 Nov 2014, 07:12 PM ::
  • Calendar: November 12-19
    Wednesday, November 12 STAGE First Person Arts Podcast LIVE! Everyone has a story to tell. Listen as five Philadelphians tell their personal narratives on the theme “Talk to Me.” Award-winning radio p…Tue, 11 Nov 2014, 06:35 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Philly Bike Expo, Beet Hunger Bash and more
    Friday, November 7 BENEFIT Philabundance’s Beet Hunger Bash It’s been 30 years since Pamela Rainey Lawler founded Philabundance; today, it’s the area’s largest charitable food bank, serving some 75,00…Fri, 7 Nov 2014, 02:10 PM ::
  • Calendar: November 5-12
    Wednesday, November 5 STAGE The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence See how four different Watsons, in four different eras, connected and communicated with the world using technology. Sherlock H…Tue, 4 Nov 2014, 04:18 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

  • Recipe for Philly 'mountain lodge' on the river: Ice, fire and rockers
    The threat of snow in the forecast makes those summertime days of lounging in a hammock seem like a distant memory. The wildly popular hammocks of Philadelphia's Spruce Street Harbor Park, a temporary…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:34 PM ::
  • Review: The goofy side of King 'Arthur'
    The once and future King Arthur has never had it as good (or as goofy) as he's having it these days and nights at People's Light & Theatre Company in Malvern. Claiming the right to the sword Excalibur…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M at auction
    The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film The Wizard of Oz and the piano from the movie Casablanca each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • From 'Freedom' to 'Knowledge,' Philly-area sculptor's work strikes chords around the world
    One of Philadelphia's most iconic public sculptures, admired by global audiences who have never set foot in the city, is tucked into a obscure corner in front of a former pharmaceutical building.Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 01:49 PM ::
  • LivingFrame makes your bouquet look like a still life
    How about a living still life? That's what LivingFrame, a new piece from Exit Velocity Design, does to your flowers. It's designed with 3-D CAD software and manufactured by the Port Richmond-based Cer…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Review: 'QED' and the nature of probability
    Richard Feynman lived large, and what he got in return was large indeed. Feynman, who died in 1988 at the age of 69, was that most visionary of scientists: a theoretical physicist, a man who specializ…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 12:01 AM ::
  • Seats of honor celebrated at Philadelphia Museum of Art [photos]
    Sometimes a chair is not just a chair. It's a throne. It's a cradle. It's a basket. It's a cardboard box. It reclines. It collapses. It commands. It rolls. It's a plank. It's a net. A sling. A bush.Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 04:28 PM ::
  • Review: Seriously 'Lost in Yonkers'
    And now, Neil Simon – seriously. The playwright who gave us plenty of laughs in such New York-based shows as A Thousand Clowns and Barefoot in the Park will always be remembered as a writer of comedie…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 12:34 PM ::

University Life

University of Pennsylvania

  • Students march through campus in protest
    Students gathered on Penn's campus together to protest and join the citywide march in response to yesterday's Ferguson Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 07:25 PM ::
  • Research team prevents symptoms of sleep deprivation in mice
    Post-doctoral research fellow Robbert Havekes and his research team have found that cognitive impairments resulting from sleep deprivation may not be completely untreatable.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:29 AM ::
  • Protest covers Philadelphia after Ferguson announcement
    The Daily Pennsylvanian was on the scene as crowds gathered at City Hall to hear the decisionTue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:23 AM ::
  • The social (media) Ivy
    The University's central social media accounts, particularly Twitter, have fostered engagement with current and prospective students, alumni and even television networks.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:18 AM ::
  • Construction by Commons related to Perry World House
    Construction work outside of 1920 Commons on 38th Street and Locust Walk, which has been going on for over a week, is related to routine utility work on the Perry World House.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:13 AM ::
  • UA discusses Nursing requirements
    On Nov. 23, the Undergraduate Assembly announced an update in the Nursing compliance project, with the Nursing representative proposing that administrators reduce the fines that Nursing students must…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:37 AM ::
  • Penn plans to participate in AAU sexual climate survey
    Penn will participate in the Association of American Universities' sexual assault climate survey when it is released in April 2015, Penn President Amy Gutmann said. The AAU, of which Gutmann is chair,…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:33 AM ::
  • Student leaders usher SFS Advisory Board to fruition
    Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:33 AM ::
  • Freshman's startup turns desks into wipe-off boards
    Created by a College freshman, Wrap is a high-quality dry-erase sticker that is made to cover the surface of any-sized desk, providing a convenient space for brainstorming, working and jotting down re…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:30 AM ::
  • Mentors to help high schoolers GRASP robotics
    Penn Science Across Ages and Penn GRASP Lab, are teaming up to recruit Penn students to become RoboMentors to high school students around the city this spring.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:23 AM ::


Temple University

  • Suspect arrested in shooting near fraternity
    Police have released information on two robbery suspects as well. The post Suspect arrested in shooting near fraternity appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 01:41 PM ::
  • University says Cosby still a trustee, stays mum on allegations
    Amid a recent surge in attention regarding allegations of sexual misconduct involving famed alumnus Bill Cosby, a Temple spokesperson would not comment on whether the comedian's trusteeship is in jeop…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 10:51 AM ::
  • Visiting Main Campus, Rendell talks politics
    The former governor discussed voter turnout, term limits, education and public transportation. The post Visiting Main Campus, Rendell talks politics appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 06:10 AM ::
  • SEPTA eyes an abandoned tunnel for use
    Faster travel could be possible through underground routes. The post SEPTA eyes an abandoned tunnel for use appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 05:10 AM ::
  • Local churches give back during Thanksgiving holiday
    Several area churches are hosting Thanksgiving Day meals and donating food. The post Local churches give back during Thanksgiving holiday appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 04:10 AM ::
  • Student volunteers staff EMS crews
    EMTs in the organization meet the 16-hours-per-month duty requirement while taking classes. The post Student volunteers staff EMS crews appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • TSG visits White House
    The “It’s On Us” campaign seeks to end sexual assault at colleges nationwide. The post TSG visits White House appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • For cerebral palsy patients, virtual reality
    The research used 3D images and motion to test patients’ reactions. The post For cerebral palsy patients, virtual reality appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • Reflective windows lead to bird deaths
    Administrators said the front windows of the Tyler building pose a potential threat to birds. The post Reflective windows lead to bird deaths appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 12:10 AM ::
  • Before there was Geasey, there were tombstones
    Monument Cemetery was located to the west of Main Campus until it was excavated in 1953. The post Before there was Geasey, there were tombstones appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 11 Nov 2014, 06:10 AM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks

  • Helicopters tonight?!?!
    Nonstop. For hours... Anyone know why?Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:10 PM ::
  • The Franklin Institute Friends & Family offer
    Happy Holidays! Happy Holidays! The Franklin Institute just shared this great Friends & Family offer and now I’m sharing it with you! Print...Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 09:02 PM ::
  • New video display wall in Suburban Station
    The old wall of video displays near 17th St has been replaced with new color monitors, 12 big screens arranged 3 up, 4 across. One section is...Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 07:08 PM ::
  • Does anyone have my old Bolarometer images?
    I need them because of reasons and I can't find them anymore. I'm too lazy to make them again.Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 07:06 PM ::
  • Retiering my folks to Philly - best areas for active seniors?
    I am launching a campaign to get my Dad and his wife to relocate to Philly from NYC Burbs - looking for some thoughts on locations They are not...Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 12:58 PM ::
  • the Kotler want to buy our house
    Received a note in the mailbox that Natalie and Jared want to buy our house Anyone else get one of these? Made to look like looseleaf paper but no...Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 12:19 PM ::
  • How to put lien on property?
    I live in a small development of 9 homes that has some shared common area and we have a homeowners group to cover the cost of insurance, etc. We...Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 08:35 PM ::
  • Message to dog owners
    It's great the Fats and Louie are back with their owners. However when both were found they were in a condition that said they were not fed or...Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 11:24 AM ::
  • May need help clearing snow this winter.
    Looking for a reliable person/company to clear snow from my sidewalk this winter. Any recommendations? I'm in Roxborough.Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 06:31 AM ::
  • SNL skit with School House Rock
    Pretty funny., 23 Nov 2014, 10:53 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Philly Still On The 2016 DNC Short List
    Philly included in the three prospective DNC cities, planning money for Fox Chase trail, apartment complex changes hands amid redevelopment, and East Falls residents debate where to put a dog parkTue, 25 Nov 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • The Gilded Mall Of Market Street: Gimbels Had It
    Where the great Gimbels department store once stood a parking lot sits today. With the recent rejection of a casino license for the site, it looks like it may stay that way for now. Shadowbat has the…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • On Improving Urban-Suburban Relations
    Giving thanks for living in a great Greater Philadelphia, developer promises a catalyst for renewal of one South Philly neighborhood, Waverly Court units to double, and a warehouse-to-residentialMon, 24 Nov 2014, 12:10 PM ::
  • We Haven’t Forgotten: Gimbels Thanksgiving Parade Was The First
    Another first Philadelphia can claim is inventing the Thanksgiving Day parade. Gimbels department store started it all in 1920. Kyrie Greenberg gives us the backstory on this iconic public celebrationMon, 24 Nov 2014, 09:18 AM ::
  • Donate Today And Help Us Stay The Course
    What would Philadelphia be without Hidden City Daily? That question looms as we end the 9th day of our annual campaign. Co-editor Michael Bixler has this special message to our readersFri, 21 Nov 2014, 04:26 PM ::
  • Developer Plans For Living & Making In Bok
    Preliminary visions for a reused Bok Technical High revealed, wayfinding system in store for the Northwest, and anticipating the demise of the PGW saleFri, 21 Nov 2014, 08:35 AM ::
  • Our Elected Officials & The Cheapening Of Public Space
    Selling our visual landscape short with urban experiential displays, local government attitudes on display at the City Hall Parking Lot, a nocturnal urban arts tour, and envisioning a high-speed line…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 08:17 AM ::
  • 12th Street Gym Is Great But It Used To Be The Shvitz
    Nothing says healthy living like a corned beef sandwich, a lit cigar, and the sauna. Ron Avery gives us an old-world tour of Camac Baths, the former Jewish bathhouse at 12th Street GymWed, 19 Nov 2014, 09:45 AM ::
  • Blatstein Discusses Plans For Southern “Gateway To Center City”
    Broad & Washington lot discussed at community meeting, development angst in Upper Roxborough, the pragmatism of the Live! Hotel & Casino selection, and The Bourse to cater to N3rd StreetWed, 19 Nov 2014, 09:09 AM ::
  • Reconsidering The Modern Urban Library
    The FLP “builds inspiration,” a rocky revitalization for West Girard, how much stimulus Pope Francis will bring to town, and regarding the legions of sweepers from yesteryearTue, 18 Nov 2014, 08:18 AM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • One Man’s Trash: Week 43 Report
    WEEK 43: Hortter Street to Mt Airy Avenue Map/photos to come. PLASTIC 22 wrappers Tootsie Roll 1 32oz cup Dunkin Donuts 1 straw 2 coffee lids 1 small sport water bottle (black) 1 bottle aspirin no lab…Wed, 5 Nov 2014, 09:31 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 42 Report
    WEEK 42: Rex Avenue to Rex Avenue (Orange/Yellow/Forbidden loop) Map/photos to come. MISC 1 rubber bone dog toy 1 can tiki fuel 1 can Spectracide “commercial strength” wasp & hornet killer STYROFOAM 1…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:14 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 41 Report
    WEEK 41: Cresheim Road to Germantown Avenue Map/photos to come. GLASS 1 40oz bottle clear no label 1 12oz bottle brown no label CLOTHES 1 fingerless glove CIGARETTES 1 cigarette butt MISC 1 pair eyegl…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 40 Report
    WEEK 40: Saylor Grove to Scottforth Road Map/photos to come. GLASS 1 40oz bottle Colt 45 METAL 2 12oz cans Natural Ice 2 12oz cans Budweiser 1 12oz can Diet Coke 1 12oz can Black Label 1 12oz can Scha…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 12:57 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 39 Report
    WEEK 39: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods Map/photos to come. STYROFOAM 1 24oz cup Chick-Fil-A 1 16oz cup Dunkin Donuts 1 small tub 1 mangled 10oz cup GLASS 1 40oz bottle Miller Genuin…Fri, 3 Oct 2014, 12:51 PM ::

Philly Mag

  • Why I Stopped Wearing Bras and Embraced the Boob Turban
    Several months ago, I gave up on bras. Real bras, with cups and underwires and fancy lace and skinny straps. I gave them up to preserve my sanity, really: I couldn’t take one more day of feeling my br…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 06:43 PM ::
  • Custom Stationers Two Paperdolls Just Moved to a New Location & Opened Up a Retail Shop
    We’re big fans of Two Paperdolls‘ gorgeous letterpress invitations (you can check them out in our local invitation guide), so you can imagine our excitement when we caught wind of the news that they m…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 05:08 PM ::
  • All-22: Forming the Wall And Stopping the Stretch
    Billy Davis was asked Tuesday about the difficulty in making potential scheme changes, given that teams are approaching Week 13. “It’s tough to change who you are at this point in the season,” he said…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:58 PM ::
  • Little Smiles 7th Annual Stars Ball
    Little Smiles lit up the lives of 12 children living with life-altering diseases at the Seventh Annual Stars Ball on Saturday night, November 22nd, at the Please Touch Museum, the perfect spot to host…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:18 PM ::
  • Free Yoga on Black Friday at Sweat Fitness
    Three Philly Sweat Fitness locations are hosting boozy yoga classes on Friday that are free and open to the public. The classes are at 5:30 p.m. at the following locations: Sweat Queen Village (700 Pa…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Who Knew? Shoe Guru Stuart Weitzman Went To Penn
    Yesterday, the Daily Pennsylvanian, UPenn’s student newspaper, ran a piece about Stuart Weitzman, the shoe guru who turned a family shoe company into a $300 million business. The story mentioned thing…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 03:41 PM ::
  • We Were There for Preston & Steve’s Engagement Wake Up Call This Morning (Hint: She Said Yes!) 
    I woke up at 4:30 this morning in order to go watch another girl get woken up at 6:30 (lucky)—with a proposal! We told you the other week that the guys over at WMMR’s Preston & Steve morning show were…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 03:19 PM ::
  • American Sardine Bar Turns Three
    American Sardine Bar is hosting its three-year-anniversary party tomorrow, November 26th. The party’s going to have a special sardine menu, a long beer list, specials and contests beginning at noon. T…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 03:08 PM ::
  • East Passyunk Ave. Construction Update
    A trip to East Passyunk Avenue is always an occasion for good food and drink, but there’s also likely the sound of saws hammers and other construction noises as the Avenue continues to add new spots.…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 03:04 PM ::
  • 5 Things to Know About the FDA’s New Calorie-Labeling Rules for Restaurants
    When you order a dish at a restaurant (or a drink, for that matter), there’s a strong chance you have no idea how many calories you’re about to consume. And that’s exactly why the Food and Drug Admini…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:54 PM ::


  • PETITION: It Is Time For Temple Univ. To Sever Ties With A Man Accused Of Rape By 16 Women
    CHANGE.ORG: Bill Cosby, alleged rapist of at least 15 women, including a former Temple University employee, continues to be a trustee of Temple University. He spoke at the 2014 Temple University comme…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • LAW & DISORDER: Ferguson Burns
    RELATED: The Full Grand Jury Report NEW YORK TIMES: A St. Louis County grand jury decided on Monday not to bring criminal charges against Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 06:23 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When U Can’t
    Artwork by JACK RACKAM SOUND OPINIONS: Robert Plant is arguably one of the most famous names and faces in music history—amazing considering he started his career in the Welsh borderlands of England, o…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 02:59 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Dylan @ The Academy Of Music
    Artist’s rendering The Academy of Music opera house in Philadelphia opened in 1857, which, if memory serves,  is where and when Bob Dylan first went electric — much to the consternation of the stovepi…Sat, 22 Nov 2014, 06:50 PM ::
  • CINEMA: The Fox In The Madhouse
      FOXCATCHER (2014, directed by Bennett Miller, 130 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK It’s hard to live in the state of Delaware and not say the name “DuPont” every day or two. Highways, hospitals, chemic…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: The New Pornographers @ UT
    Photo by MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ Ten minutes before arriving at Union Transfer to see the New Pornographers, I was dumped. Denied. Kicked to the curb. Or whatever you want to call it. Not to worry, “we ca…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 04:24 PM ::
  • How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love Bob Dylan
    Artwork by JOSHUA BUDICH BY MIKE WALSH Let me make this clear up front: I’m not a Dylan-head, Dylan-ite, Dylan-phile, Dylan-ologist, or any other kind of extreme Dylan fan. In fact, I never bought a D…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 04:32 PM ::
  • The Night Bob Dylan Got The Beatles High On
    At the very moment a race riot is breaking out in North Philadelphia, the Beatles are camped at the Hotel Delmonico in New York for a two-day run at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. Something is happe…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 02:42 PM ::
  • BOOKS: Q&A With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist David Kinney, Author Of The Dylanologists
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This originally posted on July 17th 2014 BY JONATHAN VALANIA Sometimes I think Dylanology — the obsessive study and consumption of all things Bob — is the new (and improved) Scientology…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 02:41 PM ::
  • DYLANOLOGY: Ballad Of Bob’s Dylan’s Bag Man
    Bob Dylan & Victor Maymudes in Philadelphia 1964. Photo by DANIEL KRAMER/STALEY-WISE GALLERY NEW YORK TIMES: The most vivid passages go back further — to 1964, the pivotal year when Mr. Dylan broke ou…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 02:40 PM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • RE-POST: "I Feel Like My Chances of Finding Love Are Hopeless" via The Frisky
    I'm not sure if you've seen it, but I've been doing an advice column called Make It Stop! over on The Frisky for the past few months. Mostly I field questions about pesky co-workers and thorny family…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:49 PM ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades At Author and Blogger Samantha Irby
    Samantha Irby is my favorite writer. Her blog, Bitches Gotta Eat,…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • If You Wanna Be My Lover, You Gotta Get With My Guy Friends: The Three Rules of Dude Besties
    While the stomach may be the fabled way to a man’s heart, everyone knows that a bestie is (and always will be) the fast track to a woman’s weak, melting knees.You know that awkward first group hang, d…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 06:56 PM ::
  • Real Talk: I Need A Date To My Friend's Wedding
    As wedding season draws to its (merciful) close, I'm faced with one final nuptial hurrah, courtesy of two of my nearest and dearest friends who -- in a shameless attempt to make the rest of us feel ba…Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 09:46 AM ::
  • Tip Our Hats: Guys Who Stake Their Claim On Me
    I love, love, love when he does little gestures to let everyone around us know that we're together. Like when we're ending the night at his corner dive taking down beers the way Ryan Howard would take…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • Attention People With Dilemmas: I Can Help!
    I'm not sure if you've heard, but I'm writing a NEW weekly advice column over on The Frisky called, Make It Stop.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 05:03 PM ::
  • I Legit LOL'ed At This Terry Richardson Spoof Video "I Stand With Dick"
    My homegirl Rose Surnow wrote and directed this pitch perfect Terry Richardson-inspired video called, I Stand With Dick. It completely captures the lunacy surrounding his fandom. Rose is a funny lady…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 01:17 PM ::
  • Bonerkiller: Guys Who Won't Make a Move
    You know what?  I'm exhausted.It's July, the month of exponentially increased sweat production, exponentially increased air conditioning bills, short skirts and tube tops at all times, constant leg sh…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 11:49 AM ::
  • I'm Leaving You And I'm Taking the Dive Bar With Me
    I live in a city that’s all about its corner bars. I hang out with a lot of guys at corner bars. It’s what I like to do. Go on a date? Forget it. Throw this lady a beer and shot and we can bypass the…Wed, 21 May 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • Tip Our Hats: Guys Who Have Tight "Morning After" Game
    Holy hell, Spring is finally in full swing. Leaves are on the trees, co-ed softball players are back in the parks, and the sidewalk cafes are open for day-drinking pink wine. Famously cranky New Yorke…Tue, 20 May 2014, 10:27 AM ::




Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Francisville Getting Another Big Building
    Big lot on Poplar Street on the outsMr. Fox CommentsIn Francisville, long vacant lots are filling in at a disarming pace, and it seems like the development fisherman has hooked another big one. A read…Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • Some Neighbors Digging In Against 23rd & Christian
    Circulating petitions near the propertyMr. Fox CommentsThe saga of the northeast corner of 23rd & Christian continues.class=wysiwyg-imageTue, 25 Nov 2014, 08:04 AM ::
  • Two More Projects Near 40th & Baring
    As more projects push alongMr. Fox CommentsThe number of projects popping up in recent years on the blocks surrounding 40th & Baring has really been astounding. On Baring Street numerous apartment bui…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Two More Homes Arrive on the 2300 Block of Ellsworth
    And there's a groundbreaking in their backyardMr. Fox CommentsAnother day, another handful of vacant lots by the wayside in Point Breeze. This time, we found two new homes at 2313 and 2315 Ellsworth S…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • Warehouse Going Residential on Emily Street
    On a block you've probably never seenMr. Fox CommentsThe 1100 block of Emily Street is one you've probably never visited, though it's an objectively desirable block. It's a little street that runs bet…Mon, 24 Nov 2014, 08:21 AM ::
  • Chocolate Factory on the Move?
    Will a school be part of the redevelopment?Mr. Fox CommentsSeveral years ago, plans came together to renovate 2101 Washington Ave., the former Frankford Chocolate Factory. In 2012, after a host of cha…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Changes for a Building on Fairmount Avenue
    But we don't know what's nextMr. Fox CommentsThe other day, a reader gave us the heads up about a demolition notice at 2323 Fairmount Ave., a mixed-use building a couple of blocks from Eastern State P…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Somewhat Grainy Renderings of Dranoff's Royal Proposal
    But you'll get the ideaMr. Fox CommentsOur last Royal Theater update came in September, when we told you that Dranoff Properties was partnering with Universal to redevelop this longstanding blight on…Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 08:42 AM ::
  • Homes Planned For Improving Block of Cambridge Street
    Block has turned around thanks to PHA auctionMr. Fox CommentsA little over three years ago, the Philadelphia Housing Authority held a press conference on the 3000 block of Cambridge Street, announcing…Thu, 20 Nov 2014, 08:46 AM ::
  • Second Casino Coming to South Philly
    What do you think?Mr. Fox CommentsYesterday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded Philadelphia's second casino license to Live! Hotel and Casino, a joint venture between Cordish Companies and…Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 01:51 PM ::

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