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  • Getting Results: Problematic Girard Ave Pothole To Be Fixed
    Fox 29's Bruce Gordon is working to get results for drivers and pedestrians in Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood.They're tired of maneuvering their way around an ever-growing hole smack dab in the…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:57 PM ::
  • Pike County Communities Breathing Sigh Of Relief After Frein Capture
    Seeing the picture of Eric Frein handcuffed and in the back of a police cruiser was a welcome sign for the Pocono Community that had been on edge, after 7 long weeks of evacuations, shelter-in-place o…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula
    Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:16 PM ::
  • 1 Fatality, 1 Major Injury Reported After SpaceShip Two Accident
    At least one was dead and another was injured, California Highway Patrol said. The SpaceShipTwo rocket is typically flown by a crew of two pilots and has been under development at Mojave Air and Space…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Who Wore It Best: Good Day Halloween Edition
    We had an action-packed Halloween edition of Good Day for today featuring no less than seven Elsa costumes from the hit animated film, Frozen!Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:17 AM ::
  • Accused Cop-Killer Eric Frein Arraigned in Pike County
    Eric Frein, 31, appeared gaunt and battered as he answered yes or no questions and listened as a judge read the criminal complaint detailing the Sept. 12 attack that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and crit…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:03 AM ::
  • Good Day Philadelphia's Unforgettable 2014 Halloween Special
    That's right, Alex Holley, Jenn Frederick, Sue Serio, Kerry Barrett, Quincy Harris, and Mike Jerrick all donned Elsa's signature powder blue dress and blonde French-braided wig and they weren't too ha…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:50 AM ::
  • 60 Residents, Two People Injured, After Fire Rips Through West Philly Apartment Building
    Heavy flames shot from the third floor of the 4-story building when fire crews arrived on the scene.It took more than an hour and a half to get the second alarm fire under control at 1:08am.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:16 AM ::
  • Couple Ties The Knot During Halloween Parade
    A couple tied the knot in Mays Landing, New Jersey, in a very spooktacular way on Thursday.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:17 PM ::
  • Boo The 35-Pound Exotic Cat Found
    A family in Wilmington, Delaware, is searching for their beloved cat of 9 years, but he's not your average looking cat. His unique looks may cause you to do a double-take. You may possibly may even ru…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:21 PM ::




  • Health Beat: Jenna's love for dance: Spinal therapy
    Dance class is in session for Jenna Proctor, and at the same time she's dancing, she's receiving therapy following a near fatal accident. On Feb. 4, 2010, Jenna fell from a bed at daycare, recalled h…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • Allentown police investigate shooting
    Allentown police are investigating the shooting of a man late Friday morning. Police said the shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Walnut Street. A man was taken to the hospital wi…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:33 PM ::
  • Late Dorney Park owner credited with greatly expanding amusement park
    A former owner of Dorney Park has passed away. Harry Weinstein, 79, who owned the South Whitehall Township amusement park form 1985 to 1992, passed away this week, said officials at Dorney Park. Wein…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:18 PM ::
  • Parents excited to get lives back to normal after Eric Frein manhunt
    The weeks-long manhunt for Eric Frein meant lots of unplanned days off for Poconos school kids. Some districts closed for days over safety fears. Now, parents are eager to get their kids back to a no…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:18 PM ::
  • Police comb abandoned hangar where Frein was caught
    Investigators searching inside and around the hangar where accused killer Eric Frein was captured Thursday night found his suspected murder weapon and a journal, according to reports by WPVI-TV in Ph…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • Captured Eric Frein appears before judge for first time
    Accused cop killer Eric Frein confessed Friday to the deadly ambush shooting of Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson and the wounding of Tpr. Alex Douglass, according to reports by WPVI-TV in…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM ::
  • Mixed verdict for defendants in Puerto Rican Beneficial Society shooting
    One of the defendants accused in a shooting at a social club has been found not guilty on all charges.  The other, has been found not guilty of the most serious offense. Rene Figueroa was found guilt…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:05 PM ::
  • Coroner seeks family of Lehigh County man
    Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim is seeking the next of kin of 69-year-old Clarence Rodger of North Whitehall, who was pronounced dead of natural causes early Friday morning. Rodger resided in the 40…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:01 PM ::
  • Police: Man commits assault after being suspended as duck farm worker
    A 34-year-old Reading resident is accused of assaulting a 28-year-old man after both were suspended as employees of a duck farm following an altercation. State police said the alleged assault involve…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:53 PM ::
  • Child hit by car in Bethlehem
    An unidentified child was struck by a car while crossing a street to get to Bethlehem's Spring Garden Elementary School Friday morning. The school is at 901 North Blvd. Bethlehem Area School District…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:29 PM ::



  • Suspected cop-killer Frein held without bail; D.A. to seek death penalty
    HAWLEY, Pa. - Eric Frein, the captured suspected cop-killer who for six weeks was the target of a Poconos manhunt involving more than 1,000 law enforcement officers, on Friday was ordered held without…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:55 PM ::
  • Sheridan sons hire expert pathologist to investigate their parents' deaths
    SKILLMAN, N.J. - The sons of Cooper University Health System chief executive John Sheridan and his wife, Joyce, have hired a nationally known pathologist to assist them as forensic tests are conducted…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:18 PM ::
  • Pressures applied to reconsider sale of PGW
    Mayor Nutter and his allies are holding out hope to salvage the $1.86 billion Philadelphia Gas Works sale, and are applying enormous pressure on City Council to reconsider its surprise announcement on…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:21 AM ::
  • Suspected cop-killer Frein arrested; D.A. to seek death penalty
    HAWLEY, Pa. - Eric Frein, the suspected cop-killer who for six weeks was the target of a Poconos manhunt involving more than 1,000 law enforcement officers, surrendered Thursday after being discovered…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 07:26 AM ::
  • Two local WWII heroes will be honored in bronze
    Seventy years ago, he parachuted into a ferocious gun battle raging across the town square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. Everywhere, buildings were ablaze and bullets zipped through the air.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Post-Sandy, the toll of rebuilding in Brigantine
    BRIGANTINE, N.J. - When Hurricane Sandy made landfall near her home exactly two years ago, Barbara Fox, then 75, was in the hospital undergoing a heart procedure.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
    Christie gets a bit choppy at the Shore. B1.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Brittany Maynard: death with dignity or exploitation?
    A California newlywed, Brittany Maynard, 29, diagnosed with a swift and fatal brain cancer, has moved with her husband to Oregon so she can have control at the end of her life under Oregon's pioneerin…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:27 PM ::
  • South Jersey nurse to battle Ebola in Liberia
    Andrew Wegoye, an emergency-room nurse at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, will leave Thursday for at least four months in Liberia helping fight the Ebola epidemic.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:14 PM ::
  • How region's Pa. Senate races are shaping up
    HARRISBURG - A week out from Election Day and the attacks were coming fast and furious: Kane silent on SEPTA strike.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 AM ::


  • What region is doing to guard against virus
    Philadelphia imposes a mandatory quarantine three or four times a year for uncooperative people with tuberculosis and is planning to automatically seek a court order as a precaution if a patient is co…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • Suspected cop-killer Frein held without bail; D.A. to seek death penalty
    HAWLEY, Pa. - Eric Frein, the captured suspected cop-killer who for six weeks was the target of a Poconos manhunt involving more than 1,000 law enforcement officers, on Friday was ordered held without…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:55 PM ::
  • Sheridan sons hire expert pathologist to investigate their parents' deaths
    SKILLMAN, N.J. - The sons of Cooper University Health System chief executive John Sheridan and his wife, Joyce, have hired a nationally known pathologist to assist them as forensic tests are conducted…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:18 PM ::
  • Halloween hobbled by Politically Correct, religious nuts and food police?
    There’s an informal etiquette as to what you hand out, and who you treat.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM ::
  • A disappearing car trick at Piazza at Schmidts
    For more than a year, Kevin Ricker enjoyed parking next to his $2,000-a-month apartment at the Piazza at Schmidts. He earned that right when he signed a lease to live at ground zero of the Northern Li…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:01 AM ::
  • Camden tries to rebrand Halloween Eve
    The police force that patrols Camden saw its ranks swell, if only temporarily, Thursday night, as newly knighted members of the community swore to uphold their duties as honorary community peacekeeper…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:14 AM ::
  • On tours, Corbett and Wolf urge Election Day turnout
    CLEARFIELD, Pa. - His audience was 75 people or so, many of them gray-haired men in camouflage caps who braced themselves against the wind in the parking lot of the Grice Classic Car and Trophy Game M…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:02 AM ::
  • Avoiding tricking Social Security
    Harry tells a reader to play it straight when it comes to Social Security disability income.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • Husband of Camden officer accused in drug bust has long rap sheet
    A Camden County police officer's husband accused of leading a drug ring has a long criminal history, according to court records, including a 2006 incident in which authorities said he tried to pull a…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • N.J. driver pleads guilty
    TOMS RIVER, N.J. - A teenager who was critically injured in a crash this year that killed his friend has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and driving under the influence.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:41 AM ::


Delco Times

  • PennDOT funding allocated for Chester security cameras
    CHESTER >> A $750,000 grant has been awarded to the city for the installation of more than 100 security cameras to be mounted along Chester streets.The grant was approved by the Pennsylvania Departmen…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Kane, McGarrigle duke it out for 26th District seat
    State Senate candidates John Kane and Tom McGarrigle have spent millions of campaign dollars touting their own qualifications and attacking one another as they seek the open seat in the 26th District.…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:45 PM ::
  • Band of thieves sought in drug store heists
    Police in two counties are asking for help identifying a band of thieves responsible for high-dollar thefts from CVS stores.Upper Chichester police are investigating one such theft that occurred on Oc…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:42 PM ::
  • Former AMC Theatres worker cops plea in robbery case
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A former AMC Theatres employee entered an open guilty plea Wednesday to one count each of robbery and conspiracy to robbery for a March theft at the AMC Marple 10 Theatres.Christop…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:41 PM ::
  • Woman robbed and pistol-whipped at Marcus Hook SEPTA Station, one in custody
    LOWER CHICHESTER >> Police have arrested a Linwood man in connection with the violent robbery of a female train passenger at the Marcus Hook SEPTA Station Tuesday night.Isiah Jordan Vann, of the 1300…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:40 PM ::
  • Chester man convicted in stabbing death of mother
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A 26-year-old Chester man was convicted of third-degree murder Thursday for the May 2012 stabbing death of his mother, Tamika Davis.The case against Jabree McKinzie McCready, of th…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:39 PM ::
  • Chris Freind: Why America will struggle to contain Ebola
    We've talked about Ebola's lethality and the government's staggering ineptitude.Now it's time to admit Ebola likely is here to stay. That's not because it's an efficient killer. It's much more basic.…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:38 PM ::
  • Brothers enter guilty plea in bank robbery
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> Two brothers pleaded guilty Monday to robbery and related offenses for a June bank heist.Vincent Buce, 37, and Keith Buce, 34, both of Philadelphia, were each sentenced to three to…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:37 PM ::
  • Kennett Middle School student charged in bomb threats
    NEW GARDEN >> Criminal charges have been filed against a seventh-grade Kennett Middle School student who police say made two separate bomb threats at the school in the past several weeks. Because she…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:36 PM ::
  • Editorial: Send Tom McGarrigle to the state Senate
    It's more than a little ironic that the two men engaged in one of the nastiest, knock-down, drag-out political battles in memory are seeking to replace their polar opposite.Republican Sen. Edwin B. Te…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:24 PM ::


Courier Times

  • Cops: Morrisville man stole $6,600 in power equipment
    MIDDLETOWN — A Morrisville man has been charged with stealing $6,600 in power equipment from a Middletown business.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Woman, man charged in Warwick attempted burglary, trespassing cases
    Warwick police say alert homeowners and other nearby police departments helped them close one attempted burglary and a trespassing case involving a woman and man who may have committed similar crimes.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Bensalem man gets 8 to 16 years for attempted murder
    A Bensalem man will spend the next eight to 16 years in prison after being sentenced in Bucks County Court Friday on charges related to a shooting that took place in August 2013.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Lower Makefield woman killed by car traveling wrong way on Rt. 13
    A Lower Makefield woman died late Thursday night after her car was struck head on by another vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Route 13 at Tyburn Road in Falls, police said.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • Lower Bucks Public Safety Log - Oct 31
    Today's police reports from Lower Bucks County communities.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:00 AM ::
  • An leader we still need
    We are less than a week from Election Day and clearly have entered the silly season. I refer specifically to recent letters to the editor attacking state Rep. Steve Santarsiero. While I am confident tFri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • Who was minding Central Bucks West's locker room when hazing happened?
    The question of who was in charge of the CB West football players when the hazing occurred in a school locker room remained unanswered Thursday, as did questions about whether the students were alloweFri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • For Congress, a final term for Fitzpatrick
    Assessing the candidates vying to represent Bucks County in Congress, it’s easy to get hung up on the residency issue. But it’s a mistake to do so.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • Heckler flattered by rumors, but he hasn't yet been tapped for Supreme Court vacancy
    Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said he’s “flattered” by rumors circulating that say he could be tapped to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court following Monday’s retirement of Penns…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:00 PM ::
  • Trooper ambush suspect Frein in court after long manhunt
    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted Are you sorry? and Why did you do it? as a gaunt and battered-looking Eric Frein — the survivalist suspected in the ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania state troThu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:00 PM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • Jury will begin deliberations in Norristown rape trial Monday
    COURTHOUSE >> Seven women and five men will begin deliberations Monday in the trial of a man charged with an alleged rape of a woman in Norristown. Judge Steven O'Neill told jurors Friday he was sensi…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:45 PM ::
  • PHOTO: Shrieks, smiles at Audubon Elementary Halloween parade
    LOWER PROVIDENCE -- Students had a fright followed by smiles at Audubon Elementary School's annual Halloween Parade Friday morning.Check back at and for more phot…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:16 PM ::
  • Trooper ambush suspect, Eric Frein, in court after long manhunt
    MILFORD, Pa. >> Onlookers shouted Are you sorry? and Why did you do it? at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Fri…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:30 AM ::
  • West Norriton Commissioner David McKenzie III opposes Westover Country Club apartment plan
    WEST NORRITON >> Immediately after a West Norriton developer concluded a feisty public meeting with more than 200 residents, one of the West Norriton commissioners in attendance declared he opposed th…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • Former AMC Theatres worker cops plea in robbery case
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A former AMC Theatres employee entered an open guilty plea Wednesday to one count each of robbery and conspiracy to robbery for a March theft at the AMC Marple 10 Theatres.Christop…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:48 AM ::
  • Tom Wolf bus tour visits Royersford
    ROYERSFORD >> More than 100 supporters, many smiling ear-to-ear, filled the Friendship Hook, Ladder and Hose Fire Company's hall Thursday afternoon for a visit from Democratic gubernatorial Tom Wolf i…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 09:23 AM ::
  • Marshall Street Elementary seeks sponsors for Dance-A-Thon
    NORRISTOWN>> Students from Marshall Street Elementary School are actively seeking corporate and individual sponsors to support the school's second annual Dance-A-Thon, which will be hosted by the Pare…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:05 PM ::
  • West Norriton residents slam apartment plan for Westover Country Club
    WEST NORRITON >> The questions and criticisms from residents came fast and furiously Thursday before a team of planners explained a proposal to build an apartment complex on the Westover Country Club…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:28 PM ::
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Norristown's Mayer brothers face off on gridiron
    WEST CHESTER >> Last Saturday was a snapshot of what autumn college football afternoons are all about. A large and lively homecoming crowd, the aroma of barbecues being carried by a stiff breeze and a…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:14 PM ::
  • Man wanted in Pa. trooper ambush is captured
    DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authoritie…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:37 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Driver's Seat: Audi A6 TDI Quattro TipTronic
    2014 Audi A6 TDI Quattro TipTronic: Luxury without a large appetite. Price: $67,295 as tested ($57,500 base price, and as low as $43,100 for real A6 cheapskates)Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:14 PM ::
  • Comcast makes it easier to return Xfinity equipment
    Looking to get ahead of its customer-service problems, Comcast Corp. says it will make returning equipment more convenient for Xfinity subscribers.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • PREIT seeking public financing for Gallery makeover
    Bright red shopping bags have been flowing out of Century 21's new store at the Gallery at Market East, but other changes - big and small - are afoot at the Center City mall.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:30 AM ::
  • Pressures applied to reconsider sale of PGW
    Mayor Nutter and his allies are holding out hope to salvage the $1.86 billion Philadelphia Gas Works sale, and are applying enormous pressure on City Council to reconsider its surprise announcement on…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:21 AM ::
  • Merger of Abington, Jefferson is sign of the future
    The planned merger of Abington Health and Jefferson Health comes amid a surge in hospital consolidation that is likely to grow.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 06:50 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
    Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Teva credits strategies for rise in profits
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose compared with the same period last year in large part because it stopped trying to sell generic medicine in markets wher…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • Suit accuses laundry firm of paying below minimum
    Struggling to keep her tears under control, Cleotilde Tiacopilco described a day on the job at Olympic Linen & Laundry Service in Lansdowne:Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Big gain in Visa drives Dow average higher
    NEW YORK - Solid quarterly results from a range of big companies helped send the stock market higher Thursday. The standout was Visa, whose 10 percent jump helped tug the Dow Jones industrial average…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Carlyle's Axalta seeks to raise as much as $945 million in IPO
    Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., a Philadelphia auto-paint business backed by Carlyle Group L.P., seeks to raise as much as $945 million in an initial public offering.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Halloween and Broken Devices Don’t Make a Defect
    San Francisco has become a sea of orange and black.  As we post this missive, hundreds of thousands of Giants fans are flooding into the city for the third World Series parade in five years.  The 2010…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:43 AM ::
  • Guest Post on Adverse Event Reports & Updating Cheat Sheet
    It takes time and effort to keep all our scorecards and cheat sheets up to date.  So we fell all over ourselves when a Reed Smith associate, Kevin Hara, offered to update our cheat sheed on adverse ev…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:51 PM ::
  • FDA Alert based on Adverse Event Reports Admitted in Med-Mal Case
     Bad news arrives in all sorts of vehicles, not just product liability suits.  For example, in a medical malpractice case, the E.D. of Tenn recently issued a ruling that admitted an FDA Alert into evi…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • Qui Tam Off-Label Treat
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.            For the last two years during the week of Halloween, we’ve posted about the scary case of United States v. King-Vass…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:57 PM ::
  • Express Warranty Claim Survives Summary Judgment under West Virginia Law in Mesh Litigation
    Today we have two summary judgment decisions recently issued out of one of the pelvic mesh litigation MDLs – the West Virginia federal court managing consolidated cases related to Boston Scientific’s…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 04:51 PM ::
  • Without Failure To Warn, Other Claims Collapse
    The key to appreciating the latest order granting summary judgment for the defense in the Ortho-Evra birth control patch MDL is to start with the order’s last paragraph:The Court has found that the De…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • Daimler (Bauman) As a Removal Tool in Multi-Plaintiff Cases
    Here’s another guest post, by Richard Dean and Peter Reed of Tucker Ellis.  They describe a successful combination (what we might call a “one-two punch” if that phrase were not already taken) of lack…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • On “Right To Try” Legislation
    Since the beginning of 2014, five states that we know of have enacted what is called “Right to Try” statutes.  See Ariz. R.S.A. §36-1311 to -1314; Colo. R.S.A. §§25-45-101 to -108; La. R.S. §1300.381-…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM ::
  • M.D. Fla. Double Trouble on Fraudulent Joinder
    What the deuce is it about today?  The date is made up of two 2’s.  Today is the 76th birthday of two of our favorite, though couldn’t-be-more-different, actors:  Derek Jacobi (I, Claudius/Last Tango…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • Georgia Court Takes a Holistic Approach to Pleading
                Holism is a concept modernly used most commonly in medicine –treating both the body and the mind.  We don’t see it too often in legal parlance as it’s come to be associated with a somewha…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM ::


Philly Record

  • OUT & ABOUT: Could Willie Brown Shut Election Down With SEPTA Strike?
    For the next few days, those of us who rely on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA as it’s commonly known, are going to be looking toward Ohio. Not literally. Metaphorical…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Stop The Presses! Newsies Plays In Philadelphia
    NEWSIES is the Tony-award-winning sensation which will only be at the Academy of Music through Sunday, Nov. 2. So buy your tickets right away, because Thursday night was a sellout! It’s surprising the…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:05 PM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: City Council Burns Nutter On Gas Sale
    No. A simple two-letter word, but a word that frustrates many elected officials and policymakers. MAYOR MICHAEL NUTTER is used to dealing with the word no, as City Council, led by COUNCIL PRESIDENT DA…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars
    Last week, US SEN. PAT TOOMEY was the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Club’s luncheon at Morton’s Steakhouse. He spoke mostly of the need to take back the Senate in order to have a functioning Sen…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:40 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public polls. “If I were down by the published poll spreads, why would they let Bill Clinton campaign in Pittsburgh and…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM ::
  • Cawley Revs Up GOP Members At Pre-Election Gathering
    Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:03 AM ::
  • Updated Oct. 30th
    Oct. 30- Swearing in of Judge Abbe Fletman at City Hall, Courtrm. 653, 4 p.m. Oct. 30- Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Fundraiser & Award Banquet at Univ. City Sheraton Hotel, 3549 Chestnut S…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down
    by Joe Shaheeli A defensive mode in any scenario is a worrisome one, be it when the Eagles try to kill time which sometimes backfires on the field – or in politics, when a poll leader like Tom Wolf de…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:44 AM ::
  • OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven
    Score one for Chief Justice Ronald Castille with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court moving to relieve Justice McCaffery “on an interim basis of any and all judicial and administrative responsibilities as…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Singer Demands City Quit Deleting Emails
    City Commissioner Stephanie Singer is asking the city administration to end its 50-day limit to preserving emails generated on city computers.   An IT graduate student, she knows the value of her sugg…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:15 AM ::








  • Phils look to rebuild for the long term this offseason
    Last offseason, the Phillies dismissed the folks who thought they could not compete in 2014. They will not have the same attitude this offseason. Interim team president Pat Gillick said last week that…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:02 PM ::
  • Phillies decline option on reliever Adams
    As expected on Thursday, the Phillies declined Mike Adams' $6 million club option for 2015.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:51 PM ::
  • Phillies have seven nominees for GIBBY Awards
    The Phillies have seven nominees for's 2014 Greatness In Baseball Yearly awards. Major League Baseball's A-listers will take home 2014 GIBBY trophies, based on votes by media, front-office per…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:32 PM ::
  • Phils need increased production from every spot in '15
    The Phillies might be a few solid moves away from turning around their fortunes, but those moves are going to be incredibly difficult to make. Sure, if the Phillies can find a couple of legitimate mid…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:16 PM ::
  • Coaching staff remains intact for next season
    Every member of the Phillies coaching staff will return in 2015.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:13 PM ::
  • Fall Stars Game filled to brim with talent
    Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide on Saturday in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's rosters feature 14 players fro…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:50 AM ::
  • Phils' Quinn displays developing power, bat control in AFL
    Roman Quinn is known more for his blazing speed that grades out at the top of the scouting scale than his power. But he showed Monday in the Arizona Fall League that he has some pop too.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 07:29 PM ::
  • Phillies righty Rosenberg clears waivers
    The Phillies announced on Monday afternoon that right-hander B.J. Rosenberg has cleared waivers. Rosenberg has been outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 03:13 PM ::
  • Inbox: Will Phillies attempt to sign Tomas?
    Will the Phillies make a serious run at Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas? Is Ruben Amaro Jr. on the hot seat? Beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 01:06 PM ::
  • Rollins, Konerko named co-winners of Clemente Award
    Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko were presented with the Roberto Clemente Award, sponsored by Chevrolet, on Friday before Game 3 of the World Series at AT&T Pa…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 08:38 PM ::


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Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Weekend Picks: Halloween parties, Jewish Film Fest and more!
    Friday, October 31 PARTY All Hallows Eve Bash Rittenhouse Square’s organic, vegan cafe, P.S. & Co., hosts a Prohibition-era themed Halloween bash stocked with a gluten-free, plant-based menu of cockta…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: DuClaw 31
    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…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:25 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Terrapin Moo-Hoo
    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…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:26 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Triumph Over Trauma
    To say Jeff’s life has been difficult is an understatement. From addiction, to homelessness, to attempted suicide, Jeff eventually finds himself at rock bottom. When he wakes up in a crisis center and…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Election Day 2014: Tues., Nov. 4
    Vote on Tuesday: How to go about doing that Where are you supposed to go vote? What is the ballot going to look like? What sorts of initiatives do you get to vote on, in addition to the candidates for…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:08 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Sixpoint Oyster Stout
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at... [This is a summary. To read th…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • Philly Green Party leader on the hopes & challenges ahead
    Glenn Davis is just about the only politician you’ll ever meet who doesn’t go out of his way to make sure you know right up front that’s he’s a military veteran. “I’m proud of that, but that doesn’t m…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • "Art and Craft" an enigma wrapped in an obsession
    Making a documentary is inevitably going to be an editorial affair. And if the possibility of objectivity was still in question, Art and Craft presents Mark Landis. The art forger has duped over 40 mu…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:59 PM ::
  • If Tom Wolf becomes governor, here's what awaits him
    If polls are any indication, Tom Wolf is set to win the gubernatorial election next Tuesday; as of this past week, even conservative estimates show he’s leading Gov. Tom Corbett by seven to nine point…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:54 PM ::
  • Gyllenhaal's creepy newshound gives "Nightcrawler" chills
    An aimless cipher gets sucked into the world of freelance news footage, prowling the streets at night to film disasters—and maybe to start staging some. It’s no surprise Nightcrawler wants to make you…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:48 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • PW's Weekend Picks: Halloween parties, Jewish Film Fest and more!
    Friday, October 31 PARTY All Hallows Eve Bash Rittenhouse Square’s organic, vegan cafe, P.S. & Co., hosts a Prohibition-era themed Halloween bash stocked with a gluten-free, plant-based menu of cockta…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • You’re all winners: Theatre Philadelphia bestows Barrymore Awards
    The Philadelphia theater community took center stage as a collective Monday night at the Merriam Theater, where 26 Theatre Philadelphia Barrymore Awards were handed out to honor and celebrate some of…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Terry Mutchler brings her love out from the shadows
    Penny Severns lived and died in Decatur, IL, achieving immense success in politics and governance in her 46 years before succumbing to cancer. She was an Illinois state senator, deeply involved in the…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:29 PM ::
  • Calendar: Oct. 29-Nov. 5
    Wednesday, October 29 ART Myths & Monsters Centaurs and cyclopes come to life at Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School’s live figure drawing event celebrating mythological gods and goddesses. Try your hand at…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 06:36 PM ::
  • Dice Raw's "The Last Jimmy" is transformed into a hip-hop musical
    A crisply-casual Ozzie Jones saunters onto the Freedom Theatre’s John Allen Jr. stage from its right, playfully doing gym-quality squats to show his laughing stagehand pals how much his ailing back ha…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:21 AM ::
  • Halloween: 15 Dance-Floor Blowouts
    Peter Sterling Halloween Ball Philadelphia’s sexy burlesque show is resurrected once again in the fourth annual Peter Sterling Halloween Ball, featuring Philadelphia’s DJ Perry Angelozzi and drag host…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:17 PM ::
  • Calendar: October 22-29
    Wednesday, October 22 TALK Ebola: Truth and Myth Ebola. Fear of the word is spreading way faster than the disease. But this outbreak of panic isn’t much different from those that erupted when the worl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Boo at the Zoo; AIDS Walk Philly; and more!
    Friday, October 17 MUSIC Era of Abba Philly POPS Orchestra travels down memory lane with ‘70s hits from the Bee Gees, John Denver, Carol King, Elton John and more. The show concludes with Finnish a ca…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • 'Sin' historian Karen Abbott exposes secret lives of women spies
    PW's former star reporter delves into Civil War history in her new book, 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.' Karen Abbott first hit The New York Times bestseller list with her 2007 book Sin in the Second…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:56 PM ::
  • John Hodgman on nerds, Obama, the end of the world and "Doctor Who"
    John Hodgman’s turn-of-the-millennium geek credentials are impeccable: He’s served as The Daily Show’s “resident expert” on all things, penned three thick volumes of comprehensive world knowledge enti…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Temple University

  • University releases update to master plan
    The extensive plan, Visualize Temple, calls for increased green space and the relocation of science classes and research to newer buildings. The post University releases update to master plan appeared…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 05:30 AM ::
  • TSG releases diversity statement
    The TUnity statement will be added to the Student Conduct Code and classroom syllabi. The post TSG releases diversity statement appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:07 AM ::
  • Fraternity seeks reinstatement
    A Student Conduct Board revoked TKE’s privileges after a Sept. 20 party. The post Fraternity seeks reinstatement appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • Halloween block party called off
    Police said the decision to cancel the event was based on past issues. The post Halloween block party called off appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM ::
  • Police nab three for attempted robberies
    A female student was robbed, losing cash and an iPad, police said. The post Police nab three for attempted robberies appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • Church responds to university renovations
    Temple owns all but two plots west of Broad Street between Oxford and Jefferson streets. The post Church responds to university renovations appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • Visualize Temple prevents purchase of TUCC building
    The owners of the property said they would sell it soon. The post Visualize Temple prevents purchase of TUCC building appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • Police investigate Yik Yak
    Temple Police will discuss threats and other comments made on the app in a webinar scheduled for later this week. The post Police investigate Yik Yak appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 12:10 AM ::
  • Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion
    Residents said the armed men targeted one of their roommates, who was hit in the back of the head with a pistol. The post Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion appeared first on The Tem…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees
    Lewis Katz’ only son was elected in an Oct. 14 meeting. The post Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:10 AM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Haunting Holmesburg Prison
    It's Halloween and we've rounded up the work of seven photographers for a super-sized photo essay on creepy Holmesburg Prison. Enjoy!Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:11 PM ::
  • Temple’s Next 15 Years
    Temple releases latest plan, Bartram’s Mile fully funded, Penn Museum official talks up Philly as World Heritage City material, and senior living center in Roxborough opensFri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:04 PM ::
  • Bid Process Reveals Uncertain Future For Delaware Power Station
    Bids for purchase and redevelopment of the Delaware Power Station are due Monday at 5PM. What will they tell us about the monumental building's future? Ryan Briggs talks to some experts and considers…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:08 PM ::
  • The Case For Logan Square
    Why the current thinking about the Parkway’s transformation needs to be more ambitious, development anxiety in Powelton Village, Brickstone’s latest acquistions in Midtown, and Councilwoman gets her d…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:44 AM ::
  • Saying Goodbye To Stokes House
    The end is near for the Stokes house of Holme Circle. Despite efforts by a local civic association to save the 19th century stone farmhouse at 2976 Welsh Road, it will be razed any day now for new res…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:49 AM ::
  • Getting A Pedestrian-Driven Main Street Right In Center City
    Chestnut Walk as a new kind of Center City street, the multiplying effects of pop-up gardens, Penn to break ground on South Bank, and angry parents unleash on Walter PalmerWed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So
    If schools are a key to retaining families, what is Philadelphia to do? Quite a lot, says David Feldman, who takes us inside the parent and community-led movement to invest in ten public elementary sc…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:25 PM ::
  • Philadelphia To Have Bus Shelters Replaced, Expanded
    Titan inks $52 million advertising deal with City, officials irked at Council’s unwillingness to sell PGW, a look back at Devil’s Pocket, and the resolve of one North Philly church to resist Temple U'…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 08:45 AM ::
  • A Lost Furness Chapel And The Stories It Tells
    An obscure Frank Furness gem sits vacant and unused in Mount Sinai Cemetery in Frankford. Joe Brin has the details of this Moorish discovery and thoughts on Furness, preservation, and urban developmen…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 08:16 AM ::
  • Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street
    Dance studio on South Street to be ready next month, Manayunk church getting ready for spring restoration efforts, four homes to begin construction in NoLibs, and SEPTA announces fare payment upgradeMon, 27 Oct 2014, 08:11 AM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • One Man’s Trash: Week 34 Report
    WEEK 34: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods My selfish goal/personal motivation for doing this project spread out over the course of a year was to get to know every corner of the park. I…Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 09:18 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 33 Report
    WEEK 33: Crefeld Street to Cedars House Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 33 HAUL GLASS 1 40oz bottle Budweiser 1 jar Classico pasta sauce METAL 1 12oz can Coors Light 1 12oz can Busch Light STYRO…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:20 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 32 Report
    WEEK 32: Bells Mill Road to Valley Green Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 32 HAUL GLASS 4 wine bottles no labels STYROFOAM 1 16oz cup 1 10oz cup 3 pcs random styrofoam PAPER 1 Tastykake pie box l…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 09:30 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 31 Report
    WEEK 31: Devil’s Pool work party For a group of four people (me, Sarah, Seth, and Eric, who is vacating his post as FOW’s volunteer coorindator — best of luck, buddy), we sure made quick work of the c…Wed, 6 Aug 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 30 Report
    WEEK 30: Mt Airy Avenue to Westview Street Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 30 HAUL METAL 3 12oz cans Coors Light (crushed) 1 12oz can Diet Coke (share with BFF) 1 12oz can Budweiser 1 12oz can A…Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 11:01 PM ::

Philly Mag


  • CINEMA: Wings Of Desire
    BIRDMAN (OR THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE (2014, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, 119 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC Birdman would appear to be the most acclaimed film of the y…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: The Damned @ TLA
    Photo by DAN LONG Halloween came to Philly a day early with last night’s lineup of punk legends at the TLA. The night started early with a solid set of moody garage-rock from local faves A Brood Of Vi…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 02:14 PM ::
  • MALALAGATE: The New ‘Freedom Fries’
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA So, the National Constitution Center went and did a dumb thing. They went and told 14-year-old Ayla Potamkin [pictured below, far right] that her love-letter-in-song to America w…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:55 PM ::
  • CINEMA: Even Better Than The Real Thing
      Art And Craft, which opens at the Ritz At The Bourse on tomorrow,  follows the monkeyshines of eccentric self-described “philanthropist” and “art collector” Mark Landis, who donates famous works fro…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:07 AM ::
  • CORNEL WEST ON FERGUSON: ‘Barack Obama Reeks Of Political Calculation Not Moral Conviction’
    RELATED: It’s a little unusual to see the Obama administration singing the praises of Doctors Without Borders, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nonprofit that is shipping doctors, drugs and supplies to W…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM ::
  • GEEK SQUAD: Riot Girl
      BY STEPHANIE SHAMP GEEK SPACE CORRESPONDENT Two weeks ago, the invisible troll army of the so-called “#GamerGate” keepers — kind of like the ISIS of video game culture — reached peak infamy when fem…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:37 AM ::
  • CARIBOU: Our Love
    He plays Union Transfer on 11/14 in support of the curiously-clubby Our Love, his first since 2010’s career-making Swim. Hard to put your finger on just why this video is so mesmerizing/unsettling. Is…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:28 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      FRESH AIR The man behind the most popular female comic book hero of all time, Wonder Woman, had a secret past: Creator William Moulton Marston had a wife — and a mistress. He fathered children with…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:22 PM ::
  • EARLY WORD: Super Furry Animal House
    Gruff Rhys plays the Boot N’ Saddle on November 6th.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:21 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Weezer @ The Trocadero
    By DYLAN LONG We can all agree that Weezer needs no introduction, nor did they get one this past Saturday night at the Trocadero. Instead, after almost an hour and a half of fans trickling in to fill…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 01:12 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

  • Another New West Philly Building Will Try to Fit In
    Refreshing to see thisMr. Fox CommentsToo often, as West Philly has seen more than its share of new student housing rise over the last several years, developers have skimped on the design side of thin…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: The Independent Hotel
    David Tomar CommentsThe intersection of 13th & Locust has long been a thriving and commercially dense area.  However, our interest is with a corner at which very little of great importance seemed to t…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 08:19 AM ::
  • More Mixed Use Coming to East Girard?
    Will have to come to community firstLou Mancinelli CommentsIt might be awhile before developers have a chance to appear before the Fishtown Neighbors Association zoning committee for their proposal to…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:48 PM ::
  • Van Pelt Mews Moving Forward
    Demolition done, construction soonMr. Fox CommentsIt was more than a year ago that we first broke the news that a bunch of new homes were soon to rise on the 1900 block of Walnut Street at the interse…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM ::
  • Sarah's Place Revives on 29th Street
    A new letter and new ownersMr. Fox CommentsA story from Michael Klein clued us in a couple weeks ago about the recently opened Sarah's Place at 29th & Flora in Brewerytown. This building was, for many…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • New Pedestrian Plaza Appears Next to IRS Building
    How didn't we know about this?Mr. Fox CommentsThe Porch at 30th Street Station, now a couple of years old, has been a big success story for University City District. The public plaza replaced a sad st…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • New Home Rising on Norris Street Near Frankford Ave.
    Across from future apartmentsMr. Fox CommentsAs Fishtown has continued to redevelop, we've seen a good mix of larger projects and one-off projects, sometimes even on the same block. On the 2100 block…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • Demolition Near the Burk Mansion on Broad Street
    Is something new coming on North Broad?Mr. Fox CommentsLast week, we directed your attention to the northwest corner of Broad & Jefferson, noting that the Burk Mansion, vacant for about twenty years,…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:21 AM ::
  • Minor Changes to Plans for 1919 Market
    But it's definitely coming togetherMr. Fox CommentsThe end of August was our last visit to 1919 Market St., a long vacant corner in Philadelphia's central business district that we've eyed repeatedly…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:02 PM ::
  • Will Condos Be the Answer for a Lawrence Street Property?
    Future is unclearMr. Fox CommentsThe 800 block of N. Lawrence St. has gone through some big changes in the last few years. A couple of one-off projects have replaced vacant lots and older buildings, a…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 11:04 AM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • Little Pete's appears to be a goner
    A developer has ordered one to go at Little Pete's - and the quirky 24/7 diner, which has held down the corner of 17th and Chancellor Streets across from the Radisson Warwick Hotel for 36 years, appea…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:19 PM ::
  • Misconduct Tavern opening second location, on JFK
    Just signed: A lease for the ground floor of the Sterling, at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard, the vacant corner once occupied by City Garden restaurant.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • Another Dewey's meeting the wrecking ball
    Thursday's news about the impending demolition of the building that houses Little Pete's, which has held down the corner of 17th and Chancellor Streets for 36 years, brought to mind a similar situatio…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • 'Bar Rescue' clients give up on Taffer's changes
    Alleged Pizza and Osteria Calabria are rolling back the new ideas.Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 12:19 AM ::
  • Boxers, the NYC gay sports bar, opens on Walnut St.
    Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:54 PM ::
  • Marty Grims taking over Wayne's Peppercorn
    Grims' holdings include the Moshulu, two White Dog Cafes and the Du Jour market/cafes.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:28 PM ::
  • The buzziest bars in Philly
    Sidewalk, a social analytics company, has released an infographic with data that shows the most influential bars in five cities: NYC, LA, CHI, PHL, and HOU. The data is compiled by analyzing social me…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:56 AM ::
  • Inside City Tap House Logan Square
    Monday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. is the target opening of City Tap House Logan Square - Brian Harrington and Gary Cardi's revamp of their Public House in Two Logan Square into a branch of their University Cit…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM ::
  • Philly taquerias featured on TV's 'Taco Trip'
    Chef Aaron Sanchez is in town, shooting for Cooking Channel.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM ::
  • Kensington Quarters: It's a meat market in there
    It's a bar/restaurant with a butcher counter and classroom built in. Stop in for a drink at the 15-seat soapstone-topped bar while ordering a roast from the butcher shop just a step away.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:55 AM ::