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  • Suspect Arrested In Upper Merion Burglary, Home Invasion
    SkyFOX was over the scene in Upper Merion just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning where police say what started as a burglary turned into a home invasion.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:05 AM ::
  • 'Tuesday's Children' Remembers Family Members Lost To Terrorism
    These children all share a common bond. They've all lost someone they love - because of terrorism.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 AM ::
  • Shoppers Get Sneak Peak Of New Target Store In King Of Prussia
    Shoppers got a sneak peak of the mega Target store located by the King of Prussia mall on Tuesday.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:58 PM ::
  • Gaggle Of Geese Making A Mess Of Emmaus Park
    They may be Canada's least popular export: geese, or more exactly, goose droppings.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:18 PM ::
  • VIDEO: Children Wed Parents During Self-Uniting Ceremony
    Paul Resnik and Anne Marie Coughlin were married by their children at their home.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:42 PM ::
  • Ya Gotta Try This Tasting
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly Ya Gotta Try This segments on Good Day Philadelphia…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:34 PM ::
  • Olympia group working to save USS Olympia
    A group of former Washington state officials and maritime history buffs is trying to raise millions of dollars to help save the USS Olympia.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:12 PM ::
  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.The ban began 12…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 05:04 PM ::
    Hottest day of the week on tap for Wedensday with evening storms moving in through early Thursday. We clear out Thursday into Friday with more comfortable conditions and lower humidity. Wednesday: H-9…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • Police: Mother Left 6-Week-Old Son In SUV
    Philadelphia Police say a 35-year-old mother left her 6-week-old son inside her SUV at the Walmart on Franklin Mills Boulevard.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:19 PM ::




  • Larry Holmes offers his boxing resume at the Sands' Molten Lounge
    Almost 100 people filled the Molten Lounge in the Sands Casino Tuesday night to hear former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes of Easton reminisce about his life and career in a presentation en…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:21 AM ::
  • FedEx mega hub in Allen Township nears final decision
    Allen Township officials have until August 15 to decide the fate of the proposed $335 million FedEx Ground hub under dispute in Northampton County. At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, represen…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:17 AM ::
  • LVHN wins national award for palliative medicine service
    The American Hospital Association recently awarded a 2014 Circle of Life Award to the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) Palliative Medicine Program. The award was in recognition of the LVHN's innov…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:41 AM ::
  • Saucon Valley seeks quotes for repairs to retention pond and high school roof
    Saucon Valley School District hopes to repair a retention pond and flashing on the roof of the high school in the near future. District Director of Operations, Wally Zimpfer, stressed to Saucon Valle…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:37 AM ::
  • Woman, 91, struck by fire truck outside senior living community
    An elderly woman was injured when she was struck by a fire truck outside a senior living community in Berks County. Agnes Guthier was standing on the edge of a sidewalk outside Berkshire Commons, 548…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:15 PM ::
  • Woman takes a stand against crime in her neighborhood
    A Reading woman is taking a stand against crime.She says she is fed up with the drug activity and loiterers on her block and she is spelling it out for all to see.Nancy Centeno-Lerma lives in the 200…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:12 PM ::
  • Man dies from apparent accidental drowning in pond near Allentown reservoir
    An afternoon of fun turned deadly for a man in Allentown Tuesday. A group of people was using a makeshift rope swing to jump into a pond near the South Mountain Reservoir in the area of South 10th St…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:09 PM ::
  • Locals gather at JCC to show solidarity with Israel
    Members of the Lehigh Valley Jewish community came together Tuesday night for a solidarity gathering at the Jewish Community Center in Allentown in a show of support for Israel.The gathering included…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:51 PM ::
  • 2 men struck, killed by train near Emmaus identified
    The Lehigh County coroner's office has identified the two young men who were hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon. Coroner Scott Grim said it is believed the two men, Padraic P. Cremins and Tim…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:48 PM ::
  • Board greenlights SWB & R request to construct new facility
    The Hanover Township Board of Supervisors granted preliminary and final conditional land approval to SWB & R for the construction of a new facility during Tuesday night's meeting. The advertising age…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:17 PM ::



  • With flight ban, potential shift in Gaza conflict
    JERUSALEM - A missing Israeli soldier and the cancellation of international flights to and from Israel on Tuesday marked new turns in the Gaza Strip conflict, potentially shifting the dynamics of dipl…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Fight over ride sharing comes to Philadelphia
    Ride-share car services such as UberX and Lyft are transforming the taxi business in Philadelphia, and they don't even operate here.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Christie questioned on future of public pensions
    LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. - As Gov. Christie descended on the Shore on Tuesday to make his case for cuts to public worker pensions, Larry Parker had a message for him.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Phila. district asks for proposals for overhauling education
    If you have an idea for overhauling a city public school, the Philadelphia School District is listening. Officials on Tuesday announced the School Redesign Initiative, inviting teachers, principals, u…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Two courts disagree on tax credits in Obamacare
    WASHINGTON - Two appeals courts Tuesday reached radically different conclusions about whether millions of consumers in 36 states including Pennsylvania and New Jersey can use tax credits to help buy h…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • If 4 A.C. casinos close in September, then what?
    ATLANTIC CITY - This resort faces the prospect of having four major vacancies on its famed Boardwalk come mid-September. The grim reality sank in July 14 when Trump Plaza issued layoff notices and tar…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • After stint in Honduran jail, he appreciates freedom even more
    The most haunting part of Devon Butler's first night in a Honduran prison was the darkness. Tossed into a cell the size of a backyard shed with about 20 other inmates, Butler, who grew up in Doylestow…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:54 AM ::
  • Ukraine Rebels release jet victims' bodies
    HRABOVE, Ukraine - Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Gaza toll climbs as rockets hit Israel
    JERUSALEM - The Palestinian death toll in an Israeli offensive against Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip passed 570 on Monday as Israeli shells struck a hospital, residential homes were bombed, and…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Rebels transport bodies of plane victims
    TOREZ, Ukraine - Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks o…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 01:34 AM ::

  • In lawsuit, Paterno's son claims Penn State made him a 'pariah'
    Joe Paterno's son is suing Pennsylvania State University, saying his reputation was destroyed when the school fired him and another assistant football coach in the midst of the Jerry Sandusky investig…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:00 AM ::
  • Two ex-Eagles among those balking at concussion settlement
    Seven former NFL players have asked an appeals court to block the proposed concussion settlement between the league and more than 4,500 retirees, saying the deal does not adequately address the needs…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:00 AM ::
  • Berwyn man completes triple crown of marathon swimming
    Man will never stop testing his limits - nor finding love in unexpected places, like 56-degree water. Two aquatic updates:Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:59 AM ::
  • Joseph Laufer, county historian
    Joseph M. Laufer, 79, of Vincentown, a former Burlington County College administrator who had been the county historian since 2003, died of cancer Saturday, July 19, at his home.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Ralph Loucks Rogers, retired research chemist
    Ralph Loucks Rogers, 92, formerly of Norwood, Delaware County, a retired research chemist, died Thursday, July 10, of heart failure at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • A brainy TV show comes to the Franklin Institute
    The game started like the one everyone has played at least once: Guess how many jelly beans are in the jar, how many pennies in the canister. This time it was gum balls in a gum-ball machine at the Fr…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Camden County Historical Society has building problems
    Jason Allen would like to spend the summer reaching out to the community, organizing exhibits, tours, and special programs that tell the history of Camden County.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • St. Christopher's screening and treating hunger as disease
    Doctors write four billion prescriptions annually for pain, depression, high cholesterol, and myriad other conditions. Why not for hunger? That's what happens at St. Christopher's Hospital for Childre…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Deptford nurse's wasabi potato chip in the running for $1M payday
    Meneko Spigner McBeth was raised with Japanese delicacies, indulging in handmade egg-and-cucumber sushi rolls as a young girl, a child-friendly creation whipped up by her grandmother, a native of Japa…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Dan Borislow, 'MagicJack' inventor
    Dan Borislow, 52, the Philadelphia native whose MagicJack, peddled in television infomercials, helped pioneer free phone calls through the Internet, died Monday, July 21, of a heart attack.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Today's meetings for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
    Aston: Planning commission, 7 p.m., municipal building, 5021 Pennell Road.Bethel: Zoning hearing board, 7 p.m., municipal building, 1082 Bethel Road.Chester: Council, 7 p.m., municipal building, 1 Fou…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:31 PM ::
  • Standard & Poor's affirms county's AA credit rating
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its AA credit rating on Delaware County's general obligation debt, citing strong budgetary performance, budgetary flexibility, liquidity and financial manag…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:28 PM ::
  • Chester not expected to vote on Covanta plan tonight
    CHESTER - City council will not be considering a land development application at tonight's council meeting made by a waste-to-energy incinerator that was recommended for denial earlier this month by t…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:27 PM ::
  • Cops: Road rage leads to stabbing in Collingdale
    COLLINGDALE - A Philadelphia man was arrested Tuesday on charges involving an apparent road rage that escalated into a stabbing, police said. Stanley Williams, 34, of the 100 block of Farson Street, w…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:25 PM ::
  • Attempted luring probed in Nether Providence
    NETHER PROVIDENCE - Police are asking for help to identify a suspect in an attempted luring of a teenage girl into a motor vehicle Tuesday morning.According to police Chief David Splain, the teenager…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:24 PM ::
  • Eddystone makes changes to recreation board
    EDDYSTONE - Council recently announced changes to the borough recreation board, accepting the resignations of Danielle Thompson and Denise Stavola, removing Ralph Orr and Matt McGinley and adding four…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:22 PM ::
  • National Night Out party on tap in Upper Darby
    UPPER DARBY - The township's annual National Night Out, a party with a purpose to promote community and safety, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at Upper Darby High School, 601 N. Lansdowne Ave.To…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:21 PM ::
  • Work on Olive Street parking garage reaches halfway point
    MEDIA - Few borough topics are as consistent as parking; the July meeting was no exception. Borough Engineer Bob Johnston said work on the Olive Street three-level parking garage is on schedule and ab…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:20 PM ::
  • Chris Freind: U.S. should stay out of Russia-Ukraine affair
    Stay away. Far, far away.Unless America wants to see the powder keg of Europe ignited once again - and it's not a stretch to say that actively opposing Russia in its conflict with Ukraine could potent…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:19 PM ::
  • Monroe slates meetings about crude pipeline plans
    Monroe Energy tonight will host the first of two meetings this week to seek public input and review their plans to build an underground pipeline to carry Bakken crude.From 6-7:30 tonight at Eddystone…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:18 PM ::


Courier Times

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • AMERICAN LEGION: JP Mascaro still alive after beating Northampton
    ROYERSFORD - As Glenn Seymour arrived standing at third base having driven in two runs in the top of the first, he made a simple gesture to his teammates cheering him from the dugout.Palms down, arms…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:55 PM ::
  • Bridgeport council approves rental inspections
    BRIDGEPORT - Reversing a decision made only one month ago, borough council approved the long-awaited rental inspection program Tuesday. The motion passed 6-0, with Joseph Galleo abstaining due to owni…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:50 PM ::
  • LITTLE LEAGUE: Back Mountain rides fast start to stay alive
    SKIPPACK - Back Mountain scored early and often, but still had to hang on to top Warwick, 10-6, to stay alive in the Pennsylvania State Little League Tournament Tuesday night at Skippack's Palmer Park…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:40 PM ::
  • Vehicle heavily damaged in accident on Markley Street, Norristown
    NORRISTOWN - A car was heavily damaged in an accident on Markley Street near Main about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. No injuries were reported.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:26 PM ::
  • Testimony continues for Conshohocken convenience store
    CONSHOHOCKEN - The third zoning hearing for a developer seeking variances to build a convenience store with 10 gasoline pumps on Fayette Street involved testimony from a civil engineer and a dealershi…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 10:18 PM ::
  • LITTLE LEAGUE: Red Land bats erupt, oust Mountoursville
    SKIPPACK - After taking a beating Monday at the hands of Collier, Red Land coach Mitch Kauffman knew he had to do something to perk his team's bats up in order to keep playing.Whatever Kauffman said o…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 09:23 PM ::
  • LITTLE LEAGUE: Taney's Mo'ne Davis showing she can play with the boys
    SKIPPACK - On a lot of high school baseball teams, the star pitcher is usually one of the best players on the team, batting at or near the top of the lineup and playing a premium defensive position, u…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 09:19 PM ::
  • GALASSO-VIGORITO: You can chart your life course … by what you say
    Awhile ago, I was asked to be a guest speaker at a charitable event. One of the stories I told the audience was about my middle daughter. For sometimes, life provides us with unusual teachers; but the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:00 PM ::
  • NASCAR: Dillon looks for strong Nationwide finish
    GRIMES, Iowa - Chase Elliott's brilliant start in the NASCAR Nationwide series has overshadowed the steady if unspectacular debut of fellow rookie Ty Dillon.Dillon believes he's finally ready to push…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:17 PM ::
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Elite conferences to cash in big with new playoff format
    The rich are about to become richer. But you knew that. It's the American way. We're not talking about the Koch brothers, Warren Buffett or Bill Gates. No, we're talking college football, specifically…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:12 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Apple earnings top projections
    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's growth prospects look brighter as anticipation builds for the forthcoming release of the next iPhone, a model expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:36 AM ::
  • Chipotle helps serve up a stock advance
    NEW YORK - Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting bett…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Comcast posts 14.8 percent quarterly profit jump
    Comcast Corp. reported solid second-quarter earnings, with revenue climbing modestly at 3.5 percent to $16.8 billion and profit shooting ahead 14.8 percent to $2 billion. The company lost 144,000 TV s…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • SugarHouse breaks ground for $164M expansion
    SugarHouse Casino executives and owners, along with several politicians, officially broke ground Tuesday on a long-planned $164 million expansion of the Fishtown property.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Hatch's comments show gap on any plan to stop inversion deals
    WASHINGTON - Legislation to deter U.S. companies from moving their addresses overseas should avoid retroactive taxes, prevent a net tax increase, and move toward a revamping of the tax code, Sen. Orri…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Fight over ride sharing comes to Philadelphia
    Ride-share car services such as UberX and Lyft are transforming the taxi business in Philadelphia, and they don't even operate here.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant
    New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's wo…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Airlines, FAA respond to Mideast turmoil
    US Airways canceled Tuesday's daily nonstop flights between Tel Aviv, Israel, and Philadelphia because of the conflict between the Israeli military and Hamas fighters in Gaza.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Merger talk involves Morgan Lewis once more
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P., of Center City, is reportedly among a handful of firms in merger talks with Boston-based Bingham McCutchen.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room
                If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers’ sales representatives are present during surgery – don’t be.  It’s a common practice.  If you don’t believe us, see our posts…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • The Next Best Thing to Removal
    Okay, so you’d really like to remove that case that the other side filed in one of the notorious litigation tourist traps, but. . . .  The insignificant in-state – that is to say, nondiverse – defenda…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM ::
  • Preemption Made Easy
    The reason that the court’s decision in Wagner v. Pfizer, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94281 (W. D. Wisc. July 11, 2014), is useful is not because it dismisses state-law claims against generic manufacturers…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • Innovator Liability at 100
    This post is only from the Reed Smith (more properly, the non-Dechert) side of the blog.One hundred what, you say?Certainly not years; the awful Conte v. Wyeth, Inc., 85 Cal. Rptr.3d 299, (Cal. App. 2…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 02:55 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Oklahoma's Latest Tort Reform
    Here's another guest post, this time by Vani Singhal and Jason McVicker of McAfee Taft.  It's about tort reform, Sooner style.  As always, our guest correspondents get all the credit (or blame, as the…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • Breaking News: First State Supreme Court To Reject Conte
    This is only from the Reed Smith side of the blogNOTE:  In response to an anonymous comment, we checked further, and this appears to be a 3-1-3 decision, although nothing in any of the opinions sugges…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 09:46 AM ::
  • Court Takes A Red Pen to InFuse Complaint
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.              We’ve all been through it.  We’ve spent painstaking hours drafting a brief or a memo.  We’ve combed through each page,…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Hoisted By Her Own Petard: A Qualified Epidemiologist’s Causation Opinions Get Tossed Across An MDL
                Birth defects are scary.  We suspect most parents among our readers can remember their relief upon hearing the pronouncement “normal” during a sonogram and when the post-birth count of fin…Tue, 15 Jul 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Federal Court Finds a Duty With Regard to Consent Forms in Clinical Trials That the State Court Had Not Previously Recognized
    Our first reaction to Zeman v. Williams, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91501 (D. Mass. July 7, 2014), wasn’t related to the fact that it involved a federal court recognizing a cause of action previously unre…Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 02:29 PM ::
  • Hey, Jude! Making It Good on Preemption
    Taking a sad song and making it better, St. Jude Medical recently scored double-barreled preemption victories in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (“ICD”) lead litigation.  On consecutive days, f…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 08:00 AM ::


Philly Record

  • CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July
    Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs (walking-around monies), which he acc…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:47 AM ::
  • WALKING THE BEAT: Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore
    BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ THE TRAFFIC COURT trial is so BORING, that it can’t make headlines. No revelations. No shocks. No sensationalism to be made. So far just a weekly summary in the media. It is almos…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk
    Yo! Here we go again with this sent to me by a reader. CUSTOMER: I’m trying to connect to the internet with your CD, but it just doesn’t work. What am I doing wrong? TECH SUPPORT: You’ve got the CD in…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:26 AM ::
  • Updated Jul 17
    Jul. 24-            MWM”Queen Mother Moore” Weekend Kick Off event from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at  UNIA ACL, 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Free event open to general public. Jul. 27-            Centurion Motor…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:32 PM ::
  • Pope St. John Paul II’s Liquid Blood On Display
    Blood of Pope St. John Paul II’s in liquid state, considered a “first-class” relic by the Catholic Church, will be on display for veneration at Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul, 18th & the Parkw…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 12:46 PM ::
  • Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Last week we reported the possibility of two Latinos showing an interest in running for Mayor, only to remember we forgot a third, who has long been considered a serious contender. Th…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Art Haywood
    BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-Northwest) in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watch…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 12:56 PM ::
  • PA. 4TH SENATE DIST.: Contender Robin Gilchrist
    Robin Gilchrist may be living up to his namesake, the red robin that bravely appears on a cold wintry day as a symbol of a spring bringing relief. This Robin Gilchrist, who until State Sen. LeAnna Was…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 12:54 PM ::
  • Pols On The Street: Time To Acquit Philadelphia Traffic Court Jurists!
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ From some witnesses and the few faithful attendees who go to watch the Feds’ efforts to make their charges against five Traffic Court judges seem valid to a jury of sensible people, w…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 12:49 PM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams
    by State Rep. Stephen Barrar This September will mark the first year the Keystone Exams will be used as the deciding factor for whether or not students will graduate from Pennsylvania’s public high sc…Thu, 10 Jul 2014, 12:39 PM ::








  • Burnett focused on opposing Giants, not trade talk
    As is the case for a handful of his Philadelphia teammates, A.J. Burnett's days with the Phillies may be numbered. He'll be opposed Wednesday by All-Star Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:44 AM ::
  • Phillies lose in 14th after Papelbon's blown save
    The Phillies gave scouts a good long look at nearly everybody on their roster in Tuesday's 9-6 loss in 14 innings to the Giants at Citizens Bank Park.Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Utley wins fifth Heart and Hustle Award
    Chase Utley was selected as the Phillies' winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Tuesday.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:38 PM ::
  • Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL
    After a short stint in the Majors earlier this year, Darin Ruf was granted another crack at big league action after the Phillies recalled him from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's game vs. the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:34 PM ::
  • Bastardo trying to shut out trade rumors
    Fifteen scouts had seats for Cliff Lee's start Monday night at Citizens Bank Park, but not everybody came to see him. Some came to see other Phillies players available before the July 31 non-waiver Tr…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:02 PM ::
  • Numbers indicate Lee can still be effective
    Cliff Lee returned to the mound for the Phillies on Monday, just in time for the club to showcase him to potential suitors with the non-waiver Trade Deadline approaching. He was not sharp.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:25 AM ::
  • Lee shows rust in potential showcase start
    Cliff Lee has not stumped publicly to be traded, although he probably would not stand in the way of a change of scenery. But that will be tough to do before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:16 AM ::
  • Lee roughed up in first start off disabled list
    With many contending teams keenly watching his every move, Cliff Lee fired a dud in Philadelphia's 7-4 series-opening loss to San Francisco on Monday.Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:01 AM ::
  • Two reviews favor Phillies; one goes for Giants
    A replay review in the second inning of Monday night's series opener between the Phillies and Giants confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was c…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:40 PM ::
  • Brignac, Nieves return to Phillies from disabled list
    Cliff Lee's return to the starting rotation after two months on the disabled list was Monday night's headline, but the Phillies got back some additional depth in the form of Reid Brignac (left ankle s…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 07:35 PM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Philly Sports Central

  • Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview – Dodgers Prospects
    The Phillies should be prepared to be sellers at this deadline, and unlike the last two years when they probably should have been, it seems like reality is finally setting in for Ruben Amaro.  The pro…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues Review 2014 – Williamsport Crosscutters
    With the Phillies’ emphasis on college players in last month’s draft, Williamsport should have a chance to reach the playoffs for the first time as a Phillies affiliate.  Despite that, the Crosscutter…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 11:35 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Hitters
    The Phillies’ draft strategy on emphasizing college players also applied to the hitters, and in an era where the pool of college bats keeps getting worse and worse, maybe it’s not too wise.  It’s diff…Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 11:19 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Pitchers
    Earlier this month, the Phillies had what was one of their most important drafts in a while.  Up until now, it had been pretty rare for them to pick in the top 10 in recent years, so it’s pretty impor…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 11:07 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Pitchers
    Sunday’s no-hitter will put the focus on the Phillies’ lack of offense, but their pitching depth, as well as most everything in the system, is poor.  Injuries have hurt a player or two, but that doesn…Mon, 26 May 2014, 10:11 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Batters
    Unlike last week, none of these players will be considered for the Phillies’ first pick.  Drafts are more than one pick though, and right now, all eight could be options in the second round or maybe e…Mon, 19 May 2014, 10:32 PM ::
  • MLB Draft 2014: Potential Phillies Targets
    Originally this week, I wanted to write about some non-top 30 prospects having good seasons.  Since there are so few of them, and the few that are really aren’t even doing that well, I’m moving onto t…Mon, 12 May 2014, 11:45 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues 2014: Stock Report – One Month In
    Choosing players for this stock report was actually kind of difficult, if only because 11 of my top 30 prospects before the year haven’t played at all because of injuries or simply not being assigned…Tue, 6 May 2014, 10:22 PM ::

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Founders Rubaeus
    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 If y…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:15 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Cape May The Bog
    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 One…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Dogfish Head Rosabi
    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 Dogf…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 02:10 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 18-20
    Friday, July 18 MUSIC Puss N Boots Incredibly, its been 12 whole years since we first heard Norah Jones’ breathy croons on “Don’t Know Why,” the smash single off her 2002 debut Come Away With Me. The…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Protecting the fragile teen spirit
    When Nimisha, who grew up in a very conservative Indian family, is invited to a co-ed high school pool party, excitement, nervousness, mortification, and kindness ensues. Podcast: Play in new window |…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:32 AM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Crabbie’s Ginger Beer
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at You’…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:14 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Great Divide 20th Anniversary Belgian-Style Ale
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at It’s…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • The gripping "Violette" a simple exploration of a complex woman
    Looking at Violette, it’s easy to forget the endless pitfalls possible when making a biopic. Largely, that’s because writer and director Martin Provost smartly didn’t make one. Instead, he follows his…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 01:44 PM ::
  • Genevieve Spoils Everything: Please excuse the mess
    Watching Violette felt almost traitorously enjoyable, considering the often-grim circumstances and wrenching hardships Violette Leduc endures, including time spent in a hospital. It isn’t the first ti…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 01:44 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 18-20
    Friday, July 18 MUSIC Puss N Boots Incredibly, its been 12 whole years since we first heard Norah Jones’ breathy croons on “Don’t Know Why,” the smash single off her 2002 debut Come Away With Me. The…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Play nice at the Franklin Flea, bargain hunters
    Whether you’re a collector trying to complete that doggone box set or someone who’s really into knick-knacks, flea markets can be an undeniably appealing treasure trove of discoveries, full of nostalg…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: July 16-23
    Wednesday, July 16 OUTDOOR The Oval Opening Get ready for another summer of fun (and free) activities at the Eakins Oval, which kicks off its second season tonight with a newly designed beer garden ma…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 11-13
    Friday, July 11 EXHIBIT Ron Lambert and Christopher Moss: Gist During our unending quest to achieve “perfection”—be it via our jobs, our homes, our bodies or the gadgets we acquire—more often than not…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 9-16
    Wednesday, July 9 MUSIC Deb Callahan Band This week’s installment of Pastorius Park’s summer concert series features a headlining set courtesy of the Deb Callahan Band, a Philly-via-Boston blues-soul…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 05:47 PM ::
  • PW's July 4th Weekend Picks
    Friday, July 4 CELEBRATION Wawa’s Welcome America ‘Twas 238 years ago this Friday that a ragtag group of colonials decided enough was enough and officially declared this nation’s sovereignty from Engl…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 04:12 PM ::
  • Dandy Dozen: The best theater of the '13-14 season
    A season of surprises: That’s how to best describe the area theater landscape in 2013-14. From the plays and characters to the subject matter and venues, local stages were a humming haven of unpredict…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:32 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 2-9
    Wednesday, July 2 CELEBRATION Wawa’s Welcome America ‘Twas 238 years ago this Friday that a ragtag group of colonials decided enough was enough and officially declared this nation’s sovereignty from E…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 05:23 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: June 27-29
    Friday, June 27 DANCE Courtyard Dancers: Asunder Dance can be much more than pure entertainment, feats of athleticism or expressions of extreme grace. For India’s Courtyard Dancers, it’s about telling…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 01:49 PM ::


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University Life

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Temple University

  • University researchers find potential HIV cure
    After nearly two years of research, a molecular combination found to cure cells of HIV was published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The method is still a long way from widespr…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:02 PM ::
  • Fire in old medical building during set demolition
    The cause of the fire, which took 45 minutes to put out, remains unknown by officials.The article Fire in old medical building during set demolition by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:53 PM ::
  • Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding
    The University said the money set aside for financial aid will increase by close to $10 million.The article Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding by Joe Brandt appeared first on The Tem…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review
    Complaints of biased funding focus on two economics professors’ 2013 private-prison study.The article Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review by Joe Brandt appeared f…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM ::
  • Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment
    The university additionally pledged financial and educational support for the future mixed-income housing complexThe article Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment by Sarai Flores app…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • University to acquire William Penn property
    In a partnership with the LDC Fund, the property is planned to be redeveloped as athletics fields for two of Temple's teams and as a job-training academy that will partner with the university's Colleg…Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 11:54 PM ::
  • University to review ethics complaint regarding two professors
    In a study of privately-run prisons, funding from private prison companies was not originally stated, something the complaint argues influenced objectivity.The article University to review ethics comp…Fri, 13 Jun 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Katz remembered by hundreds in memorial service
    Held in the Temple Performing Arts Center, speakers included former President Bill Clinton, former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell, Gov. Tom Corbett, Mayor Nutter and other prominent people of the…Thu, 5 Jun 2014, 09:42 AM ::
  • Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, co-owner of the Philly Inquirer, Daily News and died while in a plane that went down in a fireball shortly after taking off.The article Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane…Sun, 1 Jun 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • Professor accused of making anti-Semitic comments
    Alessio Lerro, an Italian professor, was criticized by conservative media outlets for questioning the death toll in the Holocaust. The article Professor accused of making anti-Semitic comments by Joe…Sat, 31 May 2014, 03:27 PM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks

  • Regional Rail Uptick in Late and No-show Trains
    I ride a few Regional Rail lines to and from Melrose Park, and for the past month or so I've been noticing an uptick in significant latenesses and...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:13 PM ::
  • Apartments over Luna Salon (1218 Walnut)
    Anyone know anything about them? I think they're all studios. I'm going to check the place out this weekend but I'm wondering if anyone has any...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:52 PM ::
  • Gunshots and shooting, men wounded...
    Does anybody know anything about Kendrick Street? Last night there were 17 gunshots, men wounded, and so on. I walked down that street a year ago,...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:22 PM ::
  • Part of ACA/Obamacare Struck Down
    U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama's Health Law : The Two-Way : NPR...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:21 PM ::
  • The Supreme Leaders got moves. But is apparently not that happy that you can see them on YouTube. North Korea Is Not Pleased: Dance Video Features...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:14 PM ::
  • Support the pop up beer gardens - pls sign petition below.
    I mean honestly... is there NOTHING else in the state they could be working on???? Crime, water that goes on fire in your tap, schools, health......Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 09:57 AM ::
  • Wilde Yarn Mill conversion
    ---Quote--- he Wilde Yarn Mill across from the Wissahickon SEPTA station. I like rescuing old buildings and other challenging projects, he said...Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:22 AM ::
  • Vacation Subpoena
    Sadly I have not been subpoenaed to show up for vacation but I have received a subpoena to show up in court during my vacation. Is it possible they...Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:36 PM ::
  • Airbnb Experiences?
    Anyone ever rent out a room through air bnb in philly? I looked and saw the prices that people are asking for their rooms, and it surprised me. I...Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:34 PM ::
  • Corbutt appointed the dubious distinction "Dead man walking"
    PA-Gov: Corbett Called “Dead Man Walking” by National Journal Written by Jeffrey Robinowitz, Contributing Writer Governor Tom Corbett received an...Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 07:57 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here’s Why They Matter
    With pop-up beer gardens seemingly everywhere (and now under threat), Nathaniel Popkin talks with the designer of most of them, David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group, about the ideas behind the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Despite School Funding Crisis, City’s Fiscal House In Relatively Good Order, Says PICA
    State board approves Philly’s next 5-year plan, infill once again proposed for Rittenhouse Square lot, groundbreaking for phase two of SugarHouse, source of stink in South Philly pinpointed, and anoth…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • Catalyst Of The North City
    At Broad and Chew, the Shadow uncovers the story of a tragic figure and the landmark he left for the agesMon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Philly Market To Break $1K-Per-Square Footage Barrier
    The Rittenhouse’s 19th floor to fetch $9 million, state reps out to effectively prohibit pop-up beer gardens, The Dalian on Fairmount gets $20 million loan, checking up on the Folsom Powerhouse, and k…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • Sci-Phi: Isaac Asimov’s West Philly Years
    He's not often thought of as a Philadelphia writer, but Isaac Asimov, one of the towering figures of science fiction spent three years during World War II working at the Navy Yard and living in West P…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 01:53 PM ::
  • PWD Launches Bundled Grant Program For Stormwater Management
    New policy assuages grant process for applicants, mandatory signs for construction and demo projects, Old City skyscraper tries again, micro-grants for Germantown, and the latest on Dilworth PlazaFri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:19 PM ::
  • Johnson Pushes For Mixed-Income In His District
    New senior living option in Grays Ferry, some tricky infill in Manayunk, Penn gets $10 million for energy policy think-tank, work on Manayunk Bridge Trail to begin this September, and the dogs of Phil…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:12 PM ::
  • Starting The Second Life Of A Manayunk Icon
    Work officially began this week on the trail that will reconnect Lower Merion and Manayunk across the Schuylkill River by foot and by bike. Brad Maule looks back—and forward—at the nearly 100-year-old…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 05:06 PM ::
  • Explaining Philly’s Liberian Community
    Sociological queries for Liberian Philadelphia, Pipeline now in the local co-working pipeline, de-graffiti-ing as civic-minded urban hobby, and an archaeological exhibit of archifacts unearthed during…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 08:19 AM ::
  • Yorktown Residents Still Hoping To Prevent Sale Of William Penn High To Temple
    Coalition says the SRC had no right to forgo state law, pondering the right number of Philly taxis, first signs of a Moyamensing Ave revival, and Shakespeare coming to the NorthwestTue, 15 Jul 2014, 09:11 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat

  • #WoofWoofWednesday
     #WoofWoofWednesday   How did Google do this on my page, so cool!! Besides the photos, I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:39 AM ::
  • SOUTH STREET HEADHOUSE DOG LINKS Plus Wiener Dog Race Info 7/23/14
    Hey everyone: This past weekend I photographed the delicious South Street 3rd Annual Dog Days... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 07:55 AM ::
  • #DoAC Ticket Giveaway for Blake Shelton & Lady Antebellum Concerts in AC #BlakeAC #LadyAinAC
    Last chance to score tickets to the most coveted concerts of the summer!  The DO AC Nightclub on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:18 AM ::


  • Independence Pass 2014: Brad Maule
    There’s nothing to it, really. No agenda, no mission, no checklist — nothing but the serendipity SEPTA might bring you riding it where it goes. At least that’s been my approach to the Independence Pas…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Weinik
    (View map larger HERE.) I can’t give you a compelling narrative to frame the shape of my Independence Pass trip. My plans were loose and I mostly ignored them. By 7pm, I’d ridden 45 miles by bus, trai…Thu, 26 Jun 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Ives
    “We hit em like the El at 60th and Market.” —Black Thought of The Roots, “Adrenaline” I waited until the most personal part of one of the most Philly songs ever written to begin my voyage across Phila…Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 07:18 AM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Chris Dougherty
    View Larger Map Getting there?: SEPTA and mobility across our regional divides — an update The day after our second installment of the Independence Pass, locomotive engineers, conductors and electrici…Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 04:20 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: The Intro
    DOUGHERTY • IVES • MAULE • WEINIK In June 2009, Chris Dougherty, Steve Ives, Steve Weinik, and I put in a full shift riding SEPTA. The transit agency had recently released its Independence Pass, a big…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 04:20 PM ::

Philly Mag


  • Win Tix To See Beck @ The XPoNential Fest
      PAPER MAGAZINE: We were shooting Beck [for the cover of our 1996 music issue] and he had been very picky. He wanted Ellen Von Unwerth to shoot it and his team was just very high maintenance about th…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 03:44 AM ::
  • THERE WILL BE BLOOD: Talking About Cats, Drugs & Slasher Flicks w/ Animal Collective’s Avey Tare
      BY MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ It is fitting that my interview with Animal Collective’s Avey Tare (a.k.a. Dave Portner) would begin with me talking about my first drug experience — namely trying pot for the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 03:32 PM ::
  • THE MAVERICK: Jim Rockford Had A Dream
    [via NEW YORK DAILY NEWS] WASHINGTON POST: When actor James Garner decided to help organize and attend the March on Washington in 1963, he wasn’t just listening to his conscience. He and other actors…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 01:28 AM ::
  • EXCLUSIVE: Q&A With Neutral Milk’s Jeff Mangum
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In 1998, Neutral Milk Hotel released an album of hallucinatory folk-rock called In The Aeroplane Over The Sea that is, it can be said without fear of exaggeration, nothing short…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:12 PM ::
  • SIDEWALKING: When The Saints Go Marching In
    Dixieland practice, 33rd & Hamilton 10:51 a.m. by DAVE BROWNMon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • SPOON: Do You
    RELATED: “Not to get super heady about a music video concept,” Hiro says, “but I’m really interested in a pocket moment that takes place in a doomsday world.” In the case of this video, that means Bri…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 12:58 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Cheers Elephant
    Photo by NOAH SILVESTRY I have seen Cheers Elephant do their thing on stage twice now, and I can say for sure that these Philly natives bring more fun and light to a roomful of people than any other b…Sun, 20 Jul 2014, 01:16 AM ::
  • CINEMA: About A Boy
    Artwork by TOMER HANUKA BOYHOOD (2014, directed by Richard Linklater, 166 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC It would seem impossible not to be moved by Richard Linklater’s intimate epic Boyhoo…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 03:31 PM ::
  • THE FINAL COUNTDOWN: Only You Can Save The Internet, Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace About Low Speed, High Prices & Few Choices
      Cable companies are famous for high prices and poor service. Several rank as the most hated companies in America. Now, they’re attacking the Internet–their one competitor and our only refuge–with pl…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 03:07 PM ::
  • I, DESTROYER: Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
    This is brilliant.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 04:51 AM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • Attention People With Dilemmas: I Can Help!
    I'm not sure if you've heard, but I'm writing a NEW weekly advice column over on The Frisky called, Make It Stop.Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 05:03 PM ::
  • I Legit LOL'ed At This Terry Richardson Spoof Video "I Stand With Dick"
    My homegirl Rose Surnow wrote and directed this pitch perfect Terry Richardson-inspired video called, I Stand With Dick. It completely captures the lunacy surrounding his fandom. Rose is a funny lady…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 01:17 PM ::
  • Bonerkiller: Guys Who Won't Make a Move
    You know what?  I'm exhausted.It's July, the month of exponentially increased sweat production, exponentially increased air conditioning bills, short skirts and tube tops at all times, constant leg sh…Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 11:49 AM ::
  • I'm Leaving You And I'm Taking the Dive Bar With Me
    I live in a city that’s all about its corner bars. I hang out with a lot of guys at corner bars. It’s what I like to do. Go on a date? Forget it. Throw this lady a beer and shot and we can bypass the…Wed, 21 May 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • Tip Our Hats: Guys Who Have Tight "Morning After" Game
    Holy hell, Spring is finally in full swing. Leaves are on the trees, co-ed softball players are back in the parks, and the sidewalk cafes are open for day-drinking pink wine. Famously cranky New Yorke…Tue, 20 May 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • Pics and Vids: Finally, An Honest Wedding RSVP Card
    Happy wedding season, everyone!via Wed, 14 May 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades at Comedian Chip Chantry
    By day, Chip Chantry is a fourth grade teacher. But by night, well, he's still a fourth grade teacher, however he does stand up comedy too! He won Helium Comedy Club's Philly's Phunniest 2013 competit…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:50 PM ::
  • Things I'm Terrible At: Online Dating
    After a brief and ill-advised stint on eHarmony several years ago, (in my defense, I was marooned in the dateless sea of khaki and receding hairlines that is Washington, D.C. and may or may not have c…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • Come To This! I'm Judging Geekadelphia's "The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth: A Comedy Throwdown"
    What up, homies? Philly Tech Week is comin' 'round the bend, and I'm excited to announce that I'll be judging Geekadelphia's comedy show, The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth alongside Drink Philly's Adam…Thu, 3 Apr 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • Want to Become BFFs With Your Ex? READ THIS POST!
    I wrote a piece for Thought Catalog about How to Become Best Friends with your ex in 9 Easy-ish Steps. I had a lot of fun writing it and I hope it shows.Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 12:12 PM ::


Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Action at the Lincoln!
    At long lastMr. Fox CommentsIt was almost three years ago that we first brought the blighted Lincoln Apartments at 1222 Locust St. to your attention. Remember, we told you about its sad recent history…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 05:41 PM ::
  • Trading a Garage for a Duplex on Richmond Street
    More Fishtown infillLou Mancinelli CommentsDown near Delaware Ave. along Richmond Street in Fishtown, down from where a warehouse is slowly being redeveloped into an entertainment complex by Michael S…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:06 PM ::
  • Some Changes on the 2000 Block of Chestnut Street
    Nothing stays the same downtownMr. Fox CommentsFor many years, the former YWCA Annex building sat vacant and blighted at 2021 Chestnut St., begging for redevelopment or demolition. Finally, it came do…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Laurel Court is Chugging Along
    Should be sweet when they're doneMr. Fox CommentsShortly after New Years, we discovered work had begun on six new homes just off the corner of 2nd & Laurel in Northern Liberties. We first told you abo…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 08:01 AM ::
  • Fence Around Former Best Western Suggests Work Could Start Soon
    Rodin Square in on deckMr. Fox CommentsBack in December, when we last visited 22nd & Pennsylvania, the Best Western Hotel had closed its doors, suggesting redevelopment of the parcel could be on the w…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Rancher Should Disappear in Favor of Homes
    We'll see what the ZBA saysLou Mancinelli CommentsDespite a strong showing by neighbors concerned with parking issues, the Fishtown Neighbors Association recently supported plans for eight new single-…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 08:22 AM ::
  • Shiny Happy Bay Windows Holding Hands
    With no help from Kate PiersonMr. Fox CommentsOctober was our last visit to the 1700 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue, when two new buildings were finished up and a few more were on the way. At the time…Sat, 19 Jul 2014, 09:04 AM ::
  • Renderings For Three Arch Street Mansions
    Joining the mansion parade in Old CityMr. Fox CommentsA couple of months back, we told you of plans for three contemporary mansions at 240 Arch St., right across the street from the Betsy Ross House.…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • Will 22nd & Lombard Trade a Parking Lot for Four Homes?
    Would come as no shockMr. Fox CommentsWith skyrocketing prices for new construction homes in Center City, it comes as no surprise when we hear about surface parking lot owners looking to cash out and…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:27 AM ::
  • Carpenter Square Getting Some Company
    Will complete the block's transformationMr. Fox CommentsIt wasn't so long ago that 17th Street between Carpenter and Washington was pretty much the worst block in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood. F…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 07:04 AM ::

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