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  • CB West Football Season Canceled Due To Hazing Allegations
    The Central Bucks School District announced on Thursday that they are canceling the remainder of the varsity and junior varsity football season at Central Bucks High School West due to hazing allegati…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:07 PM ::
  • Police: Plane, helicopter collide in Maryland
     Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.Frederick police Lt. Clark Pennington says the aircraft collided Thursday afternoon.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • Police Search For Fern Rock Carjacking Suspect
    Philadelphia Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in a carjacking that took place in Fern Rock on Wednesday.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:45 PM ::
  • Stolen Porsche Found In NY Latest Twist In Frein Manhunt
    The upstate New York discovery of a Porsche stolen from the Pennsylvania Poconos over the weekend has authorities investigating whether there's any tie to the search for accused cop-killer Eric Frein.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • Police Looking For Missing Endangered 15-Year-Old
    Philadelphia Police are looking for a missing 15-year girl old from Northeast Philadelphia.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:44 PM ::
  • Retired Judge Facing Corruption Charges
    Fox 29 has learned that retired traffic court judge Thomasine Tymes surrendered with her attorney to the District Attorney's office this morning on corruption chargers.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:07 PM ::
  • Serial Robbery Suspect Arrested In Wilmington
    Delaware State Police have arrested a man believed to be connected in a strong or robberies in North Wilmington, Delaware.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:50 AM ::
  • Area Gas Prices Continue To Fall
    Gas prices nationwide continue to fall.At some places in our area, drivers are filling up for less than three dollars a gallon.With demand down, and supply up gas prices have reached their lowest sinc…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:31 AM ::
  • New Protocols To Monitor Travelers From West Africa
    Amidst Ebola concerns, health officials are developing protocols to monitor travelers from West Africa.That announcement comes just one day after some local airport workers held a demonstration callin…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:11 AM ::
  • 1 dead, 4 hurt in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash
    One person is dead and four people are hospitalized after an early-morning crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Philadelphia.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 06:47 AM ::




  • Hazing allegations cancel football season at area high school
    Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls ``humilia…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:09 PM ::
  • Reading mayor expresses support for anti-privatization question on ballot
    Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot. Voters in Reading will see what's known as Question 7 when they head…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 05:09 PM ::
  • Help coming for businesses hurt by Frein search?
    The Monroe County Office of Emergency Management is asking all businesses within the county to report any impact or losses that have been incurred due to the continued search for suspected cop killer…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:57 PM ::
  • Coach found dead in car remembered
    State Police are looking for answers in the shooting deaths of two men in Washington Township, Berks County. Both men were discovered early Friday morning shot dead in a vehicle near the entrance to…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:51 PM ::
  • Hearing in Reading examines ways to prevent ID theft, tax fraud
    Pennsylvania's senior U.S. senator hosted a hearing in Reading to find solutions to a problem that impacts millions of people across the country. Senator Bob Casey said thieves are stealing people's…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:50 PM ::
  • Car crashes through brick wall behind Reading Public Library's main branch
    The driver of a car escaped serious injury when the vehicle plowed into a brick wall in downtown Reading on Thursday. The accident happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot behind the Read…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:36 PM ::
  • Did Eric Frein drive away?
     A car stolen in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains has turned up about 100 miles north in New York, and authorities are working to rule out any connection to a man being sought for the killing of a Pen…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:33 PM ::
  • Poconos reports record year for visitors
    The importance of tourism to the four-county Poconos vacation region was stressed during Thursday's annual report luncheon of the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. Held at Blue Mountain Resort, the e…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:23 PM ::
  • Ex-student waives hearing on Penn State threat
    A former Penn State student will head to trial on charges he threatened to shoot at the student center. Jong Seong Shim's decision Wednesday clears the way for a trial or a plea agreement on misdemea…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:43 PM ::
  • Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids
    A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the money to raise several grandchildren after her daughter died. Candace Kelly…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM ::



  • Sayreville suspends coach, 4 assistants in hazing scandal
    SAYREVILLE, N.J. - In front of a crowd that demanded answers and, at times, slammed district officials for their handling of a high school football hazing scandal, the Sayreville Board of Education vo…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:10 PM ::
  • Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod
    Same-sex marriage and Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics can't be a reality in our lives, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a gathering of conservative Catholics this week.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:22 PM ::
  • Judges, lawyers wearied by Pa. court's latest scandal
    For a profession that burnishes an image of dispassion and decorum, what's happening with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is like a food fight at a very public banquet.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:12 PM ::
  • State elections lay groundwork for control of Congress
    WASHINGTON - Voters hoping to decide control of Congress might be watching the wrong elections. While the focus is on November's races, critical House contests in the Philadelphia region may have been…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:56 AM ::
  • More details about Sheridans' fire
    Ambulances and two helicopters were dispatched to the fire at the home of Cooper University Health System's chief executive and his wife during a significant attempt to save the couple last month, acc…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:27 AM ::
  • Tighter oversight of airline travelers
    WASHINGTON - The United States will soon require every airline passenger traveling from Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia who arrives in one of six states to undergo 21 days of official monitoring for…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Temple nurse wins potato chip contest
    What began as a Deptford woman's why not? entry to a national potato chip contest has proved to be a moment of record in the annals of American snack history.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Nobel winner wins over audience at Under 30 Summit
    Malala Yousafzai held a ballroom full of people rapt Tuesday as she spoke about her remarkable life. But do not think for a moment that the 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner can catch a break at he…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:33 PM ::
  • McCaffery drops suit against Inquirer
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery on Tuesday withdrew his defamation suit against The Inquirer for articles detailing how his wife collected lucrative referral fees from personal-…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:06 AM ::

  • Chaput speaks against some views voiced in recent Vatican synod
    Same-sex marriage and Holy Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics can't be a reality in our lives, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a gathering of conservative Catholics this week.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:22 PM ::
  • Resources for untangling titles
    If you have a tangled title, here are some numbers to call to get legal help.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:46 AM ::
  • This was no 'tragic accident'
    Last summer's carjacking deaths resulted from a willful act of terrorism.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • Md. woman: I'm Senate candidate John Kane's daughter
    Kristin Holgerson, 32, is the October surprise in Delco's 26th District race: She says she's the Democrat's secret child.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:07 AM ::
  • Witness in Chester murder trial stumbles in testimony
    Days after Rahim Hicks was shot dead outside a Chester restaurant, Kandie Meinhart gave police a statement implicating Jamir Williams, her child's father, as the shooter.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:41 AM ::
  • Chester Springs autistic woman gets a house of her own
    Marie Louise Ludwig founded a nonprofit five years ago to buy a house where her autistic daughter could have a fulfilled adult life and live after she and her husband, Andy, died.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:03 AM ::
  • Airport workers fear Ebola
    Workers say that want more on-the-job protection from the virus.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:45 AM ::
  • Stack: If elected lieutenant governor, might keep Senate seat
    State Sen. Mike Stack is weighing whether to hold on to his Northeast Philadelphia seat if he is elected lieutenant governor on Nov. 4.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:28 AM ::
  • Chesco leaders to rappel for a good cause
    CHESTER COUNTY Leaders to rappel for a good cause WEST CHESTER Mayor Carolyn Comitta and three other local notables are set to join Philadelphia Mayor Nutter in rappelling down the 31-story One Logan…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM ::
  • For readers, a second opinion
    When folks ask me for advice, I have a standard line: To be clear, you asked me, right? I preface my answer with this line because it's my way of warning them that they may not like what I have to say…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:35 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Relâche to perform at Penn Museum
    PHILADELPHIA >> Relâche, Philadelphia's internationally renowned new music ensemble, returns for an encore year as ensemble-in-residence at the Penn Museum.The new three-concert series, Music for the…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:56 AM ::
  • Area bars getting into the Halloween spirit
    Sundance Saloon: 3531 Concord Road, Aston hosts their Halloween Super-Spooker Costume Party at 8 p.m. Saturday with live music from Bucket List and plenty of prizes, giveaways and drink specials!Sting…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:55 AM ::
  • Pennsylvania Ballet program keeps pregnant Drexel Hill dancer on her toes
    The Pennsylvania Ballet concludes its performances of the season-opening Press Play, this weekend.For Drexel Hill's Rachel Maher, an 11-year veteran of the ballet, the choreography, costume changes an…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Church Services around Delaware County
    Booth's Corner Siloam United Methodist Church: 3720 Foulk Road, Garnet Valley, has worship service at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Child care is provided. Holy Communion is Sunday, Nov. 2. Join the spirit…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • Church Events around Delaware County
    Chambers Memorial Presbyterian Church: Morton and Sylvan avenues, Rutledge, is collecting gifts for The Village, serving families in need, through Nov. 1. On Nov. 1 at 12:30 p.m., the church hosts a w…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • Upper Darby renames auditorium in honor of beloved music teacher Brad Schoener
    UPPER DARBY >> The Upper Board of School Directors hit all the right notes in how they chose to honor a man whose passion for teaching music reached thousands of kids and has created a legacy even aft…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • God is listening and working on your behalf
    On a Sunday afternoon, a high school teacher went to the hospital to visit a one of her students. The teenage girl had been sick in the hospital for weeks. And the teacher thought that perhaps she wou…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • Bewitching Salem: The Halloween Capital has varied attractions
    No city gets into the spirit of Halloween the way Salem does. In this Massachusetts town, the celebration is not just for a few days. Instead, it's an entire month of events called Haunted Happenings.…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:40 AM ::
  • Chrysanthemum Festival takes over Longwood Gardens
    More than 80,000 colorful chrysanthemums take center stage Oct. 25-Nov. 23 during the Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens.Longwood's 4-acre conservatory transforms into a vibrant visual feast o…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • Upper Darby festival set for Saturday
    UPPER DARBY - The 10th annual Upper Darby Community Festival Day has something for everyone to have a good time, be entertained and learn about services offered by many agencies.The event is planned f…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:38 AM ::


Courier Times

  • Feasterville woman headed to trial for allegedly stealing $345K
    A 47-year-old Feasterville woman is headed to trial for allegedly stealing $345,000 from her employer over seven years.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Central Bucks West's football season ends amid hazing reports
    The Central Bucks West High School football program is suspended following allegations of “waterboarding” and the forcing of a new player to grab another player’s genitalia during the summer training…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Falls murder suspect still missing; Trenton man charged
    One of the brothers in police custody following Sunday’s murder of a Trenton man has been charged in connection with the death, but the suspected murderer continues to elude capture, according to the…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:30 PM ::
  • 3 more men charged with lying on firearms application forms
    A Montgomery County man is the latest area resident to be accused of lying on state and federal gun-purchase application forms about a prior misdemeanor conviction that would bar him from possessing aThu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:30 PM ::
  • Penndel cops: Couple traded stolen gun for heroin
    A Philadelphia man and a Penndel woman are facing felony charges after police say they stole a gun and traded it for heroin.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • 1 dead, 4 hurt in Pa. Turnpike crash in Fort Washington
    FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — One person is dead and four people are hospitalized after an early-morning crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Philadelphia.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 06:51 AM ::
  • Is your homework done?
    Is it possible for any of us to resist the current media storm of roadside signs, negative ads and deliberate misinformation that are devoid of any real descriptions of platforms and supporting argumeThu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • A leader on autism issues
    In 2000, a CDC survey revealed that 1 in every 150 children had autism. Ten years later, the CDC concluded that 1 in every 68 children was diagnosed with autism. As this disease impacts more families,Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • The man from Virginia
    I've read the detractors' letters and all those half-baked distortions of the public record of Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. His local critics are busy cheering for a newcomer to the district, who movThu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::
  • Beware candidates unwilling to embrace needed change
    Let me start by saying what a great job the Bucks County Courier Times has done on pointing out that the single biggest issue in this election is the pension system that exists for public employees. IThu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:15 AM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • Wissahickon HIgh School junior organizes free heart screening for students
    LOWER GWYNEDD >> Alex Zavitsanos didn't start out looking for a high school graduation project that would potentially save lives. What he ultimately decided on did just that.For his project, the 16-ye…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:10 PM ::
  • Commissioners award second contract in Norristown's Lafayette Street project
    NORRISTOWN >> Just over a year after construction crews broke ground on the first phase of the Lafayette Street extension project, the Montgomery County commissioners awarded a contract for the second…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:01 PM ::
  • Motorist crashes into building in King of Prussia
    UPPER MERION >> A motorist crashed into the Merion Matters building at 2900 Horizon Drive in King of Prussia at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Preliminary reports indicate that the driver was back…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:51 PM ::
  • Upper Merion Area High School graduates develop smartphone app that gives back
    UPPER MERION >> Usually when old friends get together to watch a concert they enjoy each other's company, a few cold one's and tease each other about their fantasy football teams. They may make future…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 12:23 PM ::
  • Norristown Area High School's Cancer Awareness Club holds Pink Day
    WEST NORRITON >> The Cancer Awareness Club (CAC) at Norristown Area High School held a Pink Day Wednesday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students, faculty and staff were encouraged to wear…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:23 AM ::
  • Lower Gwynedd police investigating string of break-ins
    LOWER GWYNEDD >> A string of burglaries and attempted burglaries hit Lower Gwynedd Township overnight Oct. 14.Police are investigating robberies along the 1500 block of Latchstring Lane, the 800 block…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:14 AM ::
  • Ambler borough manager says trash bid to begin soon
    AMBLER >> Officials in Ambler were given a brief update on the future plans for the borough's trash collection and disposal.During the Tuesday night Ambler Borough Council meeting, Borough Manager Mar…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:07 AM ::
  • Kate Harper, Suzan G. Leonard vie for 61st District seat
    Republican State Rep. Kate Harper, a 14-year-veteran of the House, is being challenged in November for her 61st District seat by Democrat Suzan G. Leonard, a first-term member of the North Penn School…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:32 AM ::
  • Lower Gwynedd Township to honor veterans
    LOWER GWYNEDD >> Community members in Lower Gwynedd Township will be gathering together in November to honor those who have served this country.The township announced it will be honoring veterans duri…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • Norristown teen killed in crash on Pa. Turnpike
    WHITEMARSH >> A Norristown teen was killed and four others were hospitalized after the vehicle they were traveling in collided with a tractor trailer on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Whitemarsh Townshi…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:16 AM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Airplane cabin cleaners, wary of Ebola, protest over Phila. conditions
    Airplane cabin cleaners at Philadelphia International Airport employed by subcontractors rallied outside Terminal B on Wednesday, seeking safer procedures to protect front line workers against infecti…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:14 AM ::
  • Doctor diagnoses medical problem, prescribes app
    See a problem in your daily life. Say to yourself, Wow, the smartphone in my pocket could help solve that. Become an inventor and entrepreneur.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:10 AM ::
  • No bidders for $475K taxi medallions
    With Philadelphia taxi service facing an uncertain future, no one was willing to bid Wednesday on new taxi medallions offered for sale by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 06:05 AM ::
  • In Kensington, a fortunate son waves high-tech flag
    The gulf was not immediately apparent as Alex Klein spoke Wednesday. The 24-year-old tech entrepreneur was low-key as he chatted up juniors and seniors at Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 06:03 AM ::
  • Complications in air bag warning
    The U.S. government is urging owners of nearly eight million cars and trucks to have air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by con…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • PhillyDeals: Corbett distributing millions as election nears
    In the weeks before Pennsylvania's gubernatorial election, incumbent Gov. Corbett is scattering millions in taxpayer dollars to big businesses through his Economic Growth Initiative, a downsized versi…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Slide in energy sector drags stock market lower
    NEW YORK - Stocks fell broadly Wednesday, snapping a four-day winning streak for the Standard & Poor's 500 index, as investors shaken by recent swings in the market sold some of their holdings.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • People in the News
    Samantha J. Evian, former chair of Spector Gadon & Rosen P.C.'s family law group, has joined Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel L.L.P. as a partner in its Philadelphia office. Evian represents family…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:51 PM ::
  • Dose of reality for region's energy hub proponents
    Boosters of an emerging movement to develop Philadelphia as an energy hub were cautioned Tuesday that they need to do more to sell a skeptical public.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • 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 ::
  • 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…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:08 AM ::
  • 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 ::
  • ACI’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference – Shameless Plug
    In a first for the DDLaw Blog, we’re an official Media Partner for the American Conference Institute’s 19th Annual Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference, to be held December 8-10, in New York Ci…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Pre-Halloween Demise of a Frankenstein Plaintiff
                We typically leave it to others to review movies or television shows in the course of a post.  Sure, we will throw in a quote or reference from time to time, but that is about it.  We had…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM ::
  • Louisiana Liability For A Sales Representative's Sizing Error
                Those of us whose childhood had low tech play options and at least a touch of OCD recall playing with dominoes.  Not whatever the game is where the number of dots on a tile matters, which…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM ::
  • A Colorado Federal Court Adopts Restatement (Third) of Torts Section 6(c)
    A federal court recently placed Colorado amongst the states that apply Restatement (Third) of Torts §6(c) in design defect cases.  That’s a good place to be when you’re defending a medical device com…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 05:26 PM ::
  • Breaking News – Branded Design Defect Preemption
         From the time that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S.Ct. 2466 (2013), we have been declaring that design defect claims against branded dug…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 07:38 PM ::
  • A Juicy Little Decision
                This is actually a post from Reed Smith’s Rachel Weil.  While this is not her first post, she is still a mere guest poster at this point and takes sole responsibility for the content of he…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 02:58 PM ::


Philly Record

  • 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 ::
  • Updated Oct. 23rd
    Oct. 23- State Rep. Rosita Youngblood invites all to Town Hall Mtg. at Triumph Baptist Ch., 1648 W. Hunting Pk. Ave., 6-8 p.m. With State Sen. Shirley Kitchen and Councilwoman Cindy Bass. Bring 2 neig…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:02 AM ::
  • Malala Yousafzai Accepts Liberty Medal
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Pa. Conference For Women Attracts 8,000
    Headliners included Jane Pauley, Robin Roberts, Gail Sheehy and Diane Keaton.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 11:37 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Expect 18% Turnout In November!
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ It’s dangerous to our reputation to predict outcomes, since we don’t want to be found wrong. But all the signs we watch point to a low turnout, no matter how much campaign effort is b…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 11:14 AM ::
  • Banquet Will Give Chinatown’s Youth A ‘Home’
    Visitors to Chinatown are familiar with the dashing Lion Dance performances of the Philadelphia Suns in Asian community parades. But there’s much more to the Suns than that. The Suns are Chinatown’s y…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:59 AM ::
  • Updated Oct. 16th
    Oct. 15-           30th Ward Democrats host Countdown Fundraiser at Ten Stone, 21st & South Sts., 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25 for candidates, $5 for friends and neighbors. Tickets at door. Oct. 16-           S…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night Features Donors At Gala
    Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 01:36 PM ::





  • NHL Fantasy Hockey: Why Tyler Seguin a Stud, Matt Moulson a Dud (Puck Daddy)
    Dobber launched his fantasy hockey website   DobberHockey   back in 2005 and has been Puck Daddy's resident fantasy hockey 'expert' since 2009.   Most teams are about six or seven games into the seaso…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:16 PM ::
  • NHL: Postponed Ottawa game rescheduled for November 9 (Reuters)
    (Reuters) - A game between the host Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs that was postponed because of shootings in the Canadian capital has been rescheduled for Nov. 9, the National Hockey League…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:36 PM ::
  • How the 1994 NHL lockout spared us another hideous jersey design (Puck Daddy)
    The Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday night  wearing their new third jerseys . They’re not technically new, as the uniforms are the same design that Mario, Jaromi…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:31 AM ::
  • Dose: The Human Element (Rotoworld)
    Considering all the numbers flying around in fantasy, it's easy to dismiss real, human factors that make an impact.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:48 AM ::
  • NHL game postponed after Ottawa shooting (AFP)
    The National Hockey League game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed following the fatal shooting of a soldier in the Canadian capital. Th…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:18 AM ::
  • NHL Three Stars: Hats off to Corey Perry (Puck Daddy)
    No. 1 Star: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks  Recorded his second hat trick of the year to propel the Ducks to a 4-1 win over the Sabres. Perry is now tied for the NHL lead in goal scoring with the Rangers’…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 01:14 AM ::
  • Timeout as Canadians digest day of terror (Reuters)
    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - A National Basketball Association (NBA) pre-season game rarely holds any importance and a meeting between the Toronto Raptors and Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday held e…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:54 PM ::
  • Flyers rally past Penguins, 5-3 (The Associated Press)
    The Pittsburgh Penguins dug into their past hoping to recreate a little magic. It did little to stop the Philadelphia Flyers from controlling the present. R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:36 PM ::
  • Penguins, Flyers fans sing ‘O Canada’ in support of Ottawa after shootings (Puck Daddy)
    The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators were due to play on Wednesday night. They did not because downtown Ottawa came under siege earlier in the day, when a gunman shot and killed a solider at th…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:45 PM ::
  • Fantasy Top 60 'D': Flames' Brodie heating up (NHL)
    Every Wednesday during the season, fantasy hockey correspondent Brian Metzer will provide you with in-depth defensemen analysis. From updated weekly top 60 rankings to trending players and mor…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM ::




  • Phillies Arizona Fall League overview
    The switch-hitting Roman Quinn has the chance to be a top-of-the-order catalyst if it all comes together for him. Still only 21, his injury track record hasn't forced him behind the curve just yet. Qu…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:40 AM ::
  • Phillies sign right-hander Williams to one-year deal
    Jerome Williams made enough of a positive impression on the Phillies that they are bringing him back next season. The team announced Tuesday evening that they signed Williams to a one-year contract wo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:21 PM ::
  • With team or not, Byrd a key to Phillies' future
    The Phillies know they must improve their offense, and they'll look specifically to the outfield to do so. Marlon Byrd had a productive season and is still under contract, but the club may deal him to…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:40 AM ::
  • Brown's future with Phillies uncertain after trying season
    Domonic Brown entered this year confident and ready to build upon his 2013 breakout season. But he left Citizens Bank Park late last month with only questions about his future in Philadelphia.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:54 PM ::
  • Phils' phenom Quinn shows upside in AFL action
    Roman Quinn, the Phillies' No. 5 prospect, finished Tuesday's game 2-for-6. He is hitting .200/.286/.200 in six games this fall.Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 07:58 PM ::
  • Inbox: Do the Phillies need to deal Hamels in the offseason?
    In the latest Phillies Inbox, beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers fans' questions on Cole Hamels' status on the trade block, Ben Revere's value and the situation at the hot corner.Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:50 PM ::
  • Gwynn Jr. opts for free agency
    The Phillies announced outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. refused his assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and has opted for free agency.Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 04:55 PM ::
  • Former skipper Manuel to hold winter hitting camp
    Charlie Manuel still loves to talk and teach hitting, and the former Phillies skipper and current senior advisor to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is hosting a baseball camp from Dec. 19-21 in St. Pe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:20 AM ::
  • Phillies tab Almaraz to be amateur scouting director
    The Phillies have a replacement for former assistant general manager of amateur scouting Marti Wolever, whom they dismissed late last month. The team announced Wednesday that it has hired Johnny Almar…Wed, 8 Oct 2014, 12:37 PM ::
  • Former Phillies broadcaster Campbell passes away
    Bill Campbell broadcast some of the most memorable moments in Philadelphia sports history. His run included eight seasons as a Phillies broadcaster from 1963-70.Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 04:20 PM ::


Philadelphia Union

The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Stone Stochasticity Hibiscusicity
    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, 23 Oct 2014, 02:40 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: The Art of Gift Giving
    A persistent 8-year-old Megan convinces her conservative mother to let her go to a birthday party. Megan is very proud to present her elaborately wrapped present to the birthday girl, but the adults a…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:32 PM ::
  • Haunted by the ghosts of immigrants past
    Just south of Philadelphia, an old quarantine station lures paranormal spirit hunters and serious historians to explore common ground. In the darkness, it’s hard to tell who’s doing what. Or whether t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:42 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Tröegs Master of Pumpkins
    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, 22 Oct 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Dizengoff’s Israeli-style pita plates hit the lunch spot
    Forget the business of the place—the Hebrew-language posters, the Technicolor menu listings above the window, the throngs of people crowding the space—and focus instead on the mesmerizing pitas baking…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • The Top 10 shows around Philly this week
    1. Mary Lambert Oct. 22, North Star Bar. The saucy singer on “Same Love” will keep you warm on her Heart On My Sleeve debut outing. 2. Marsha Ambrosius Oct. 23, Theatre of Living Arts…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM ::
  • Todd Rundgren’s sold-out spring show gets a fall follow-up at the Keswick
    Even when Todd Rundgren was a kid growing-up in Upper Darby, the budding pop genius had a passion for music. Although his dad barred rock songs from being played in the house, he didn’t mind the boy l…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • What's left of the Misfits at the TLA
    Formed in Jersey in 1977 with now-legendary vocalist Glenn Danzig at the helm, Misfits were one of the most influential bands of punk and hardcore’s late ‘70s/early ‘80s heyday, thrilling the moshing…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:44 AM ::
  • A has-been actor attempts to restart his career in "Birdman"
    (Director/Writer: Alejandro González Iñárritu) If the title doesn’t tip you off, then be assured: Birdman isn’t just the deeply meta story of an actor (Michael Keaton) trying to restart a career that…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:36 AM ::
  • A jazz student discovers how far he'll go to reach perfection in "Whiplash"
    (Director/Writer: Damien Chazelle) Two movies come out this week that question what art demands of the artist. In jazz-music nightmare Whiplash, the answer is obvious: Everything. Its crucial follow-u…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:34 AM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • 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 ::
  • Calendar: October 15-22
    Wednesday, October 15 STAGE Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical A comedy inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer’s wife who attempts to pick up the pieces of her life after her husband cheat…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:03 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks
    Friday, October 10 COMEDY Gary Gulman Seeking fame on reality television is pretty normal; finding fame on Last Comic Standing, though, is pretty notable. Gary Gulman placed as a finalist in two succe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 12:05 PM ::
  • Suburban panic fuels the affecting "Detroit"
    Detroit is not a play about the Motor City, though that would certainly be enough to draw many local stage lovers to the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s 40th-anniversary season opener. No, Lisa D’Amour…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: October 8-15
    Wednesday, October 8 SHOW Sittin’ In: Pre-Boo The Kimmel Center’s free, monthly jam session continues with the Philadelphia Jazz Project and DJ Phsh. The performance will feature a sneak peek at the P…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Temple University

  • 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 ::
  • Blocks receive touch-up
    “Adopt-a-Block” lets students clean streets off campus. The post Blocks receive touch-up appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 AM ::
  • Cosby, four other trustees re-elected
    After last week’s Board meeting, two committees grew. The post Cosby, four other trustees re-elected appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:10 AM ::
  • State-relateds ask for additional funding
    The University of Pittsburgh has had its state funding cut in eight of the past 12 years. The post State-relateds ask for additional funding appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM ::
  • 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital
    pCare TV broadcasts medical information to Temple patients. The post 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor
    In July, Rev. Kevin Johnson announced his resignation. The post Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus
    Drivers said the closure of a gate on 13th Street has caused delays. The post Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • ‘A difficult time’
    Homecoming parties led to alcohol citations for both students and non-students. The post ‘A difficult time’ appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:10 AM ::
  • Witness: student punched by teen on campus
    The incident occurred on 13th Street near Oxford Street. The post Witness: student punched by teen on campus appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 10:54 PM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks

  • Walgreens at 18th & South
    Does anyone know what was going on this morning at the Walgreens on 18th & South? They usually open around 7am, but when I walked by around 8:30 the...Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • The Parker Spruce/ 13th St
    Does anyone know what happened last night at the PS? Everyone was being evicted and send off in taxi cabs..It was a sad scene, so many elderly and...Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:44 AM ::
  • Tom Wolf's running mate Sen. Stack will try to hold both offices if elected
    A vote for Wolf is a vote for this jackhole too. ---Quote--- He said he was consulting constitutional lawyers to see if it was legal, Brady...Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:28 AM ::
  • Great article on Mo'ne Davis
    Good things happen to good people. Mo’ne Davis Stars In Touching New Commercial That Debuted During Last Night’s World Series Game; Watch The...Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 07:56 AM ::
  • Pa gov. Corbett signs Mumia bill from Inquirer news
    Pa gov corbett signs mumia bill from inquirerWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:07 PM ::
  • No Takers for New Taxi Medallions at $475K
    Wonderment about no bidders for $475K taxi medallions Philadelphia Inquirer...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:19 PM ::
  • Brendan Boyle's campaign caught lying about Dee Adcock
    Really? He'd rather be talking about something other than the crappy thing his campaign did? ---Quote--- Boyle said he’d rather be talk*ing...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:37 PM ::
  • Thoughts on where to donate stuffed animals please
    Have 2 large rather large bags filled with new and barely used stuffed animals. My daughter will never use them all and I would like to donate them...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:13 PM ::
  • Police HQ groundbreaking 46th and Market
    This has sat in suspension for so long, I kind of forgot it was happening. At the very least, we will have a very impressive looking Police HQ,...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:56 PM ::
  • F'en Feminists
    *Language Very _NSFW_*, 22 Oct 2014, 01:18 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Bill Seeks To Preempt Tragedy With Better Data For Firefighters
    Blueprint reconnaissance for firefighter safety, improvements to the Burk Mansion, City Council considers beautification of vacant land by former convicts, and more inaction on PGW saleThu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:24 AM ::
  • Why The Flying Saucer Deserves Your LOVE
    Preservation Alliance calls iconic LOVE Park building a “place to save,” zoning changes introduced for parts of North Philly, another firm for the Navy Yard, and a sinking pharmacy in South PhillyWed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:54 AM ::
  • The Missing Namesake Of North Philly’s Lost Necropolis
    Next up in our Halloween cemetery series: Harry K hits the tomes looking for the missing obelisk of Monument Cemetery. Is it sitting in a gravestone dumping ground at the foot of the Betsy Ross Bridge…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:53 PM ::
  • Of Birds And Drinking Water
    Inside the East Park Reservoir, Temple students adopting blocks, UCD to start early on 40th Street plaza, and Jewish life gets a boost at PennTue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:03 AM ::
  • Preservation Alliance Launches “Places To Save” List
    The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia reboots their annual Endangered Properties list with new Places to Save announcementsMon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:06 PM ::
  • Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present
    Drinking al fresco reached new heights this summer as brilliantly designed beer gardens popped up all over the city. This isn't anything new though, says Nic Esposito. Philadelphia has been publicly d…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • Old City Orange Façade To Be Preserved
    Historical Commission okays Old City development, the emblematic stairway at the Barnes, Blatstein serious yet anxious about The Provence, 10 homes for NoLibs, and a salvaged cornice delights in Fisht…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM ::
  • The Tombstone Wall Of Society Hill
    With October at hand and Halloween on the way, we thought a series on historic cemeteries was most appropriate. Our first story presents the strange tale of thirty tombstones that sit embedded in the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:02 PM ::
  • Existential Tug-Of-War Along West Cecil B. Moore Avenue
    The identity crisis of TempleTown, Family Court opens, artist space coming to Grays Ferry, mixed-use for Ridge, inside the Bok storage facility, and PhillyU collects $60MFri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:37 AM ::
  • Improvements Possible For The Schuylkill Boardwalk
    How to upgrade the successful trail extension, Temple investing in its athletic programs once more, developer slowly selling houses in Somertown, and lackluster restriping plans for Washington AvenueThu, 16 Oct 2014, 08:32 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

  • Friends’ Central Kids Tackle Angels in America, Millennium Approaches
    While many high school drama programs stick to “safe” material like Our Town and Brigadoon, Philadelphia Quaker school Friends’ Central has decided to stage Angels In America, Millennium Approaches, p…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:57 PM ::
  • PHOTOS: 25 Halloween-Themed Wedding Ideas From Pinterest
    Themed weddings often turn out in one of two ways: they’re either tasteful and creative with nods to the theme incorporated throughout, or they end up being tacky and taken over-the-top to the point w…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:55 PM ::
  • PA Legislative Session Ends With No LGBT Hate Crimes Law
    The Pennsylvania legislative session has come to a close for the season and, much to the chagrin of PA LGBT advocates, there has been no action taken to include LGBT people in state hate crime laws. E…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:20 PM ::
  • Photos: Strawbridge’s Becomes Century 21
    Yesterday morning I went to take a look at what was once Strawbridge and Clothier and is now Century 21 — not a real estate agency, but the Gallery’s new 100,000-square-foot anchor store. Our sister s…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:18 PM ::
  • 5 Fit Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Southwest Center City 5K, Ladies Night at Body Cycle Studio, and More
    Only one more day ’til sweet, sweet freedom, guys: the weekend is almost here! And if you have yet to decide how you’ll get your sweat on this weekend, we’ve got a few ideas: Here, five fitness events…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Calling It A Day
    Well, gone drinkin’ really. We’ve got a Manhattan contest to judge, and then Whiskey Fest to get to. All that hooch isn’t gonna drink itself. So, until tomorrow, we bid you a fond farewell–and hope to…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Out NFL Star Wade Davis to Speak at Philadelphia FIGHT’s 2014 FIGHT For Life Gala
    Here’s something to consider when you start making your holiday plans: Local nonprofit Philadelphia FIGHT is hosting the 2014 FIGHT For Life Gala fundraiser to raise money for its mission to fight HIV…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:47 PM ::
  • Kendricks, Sproles Limited Again
    Mychal Kendricks and Darren Sproles were listed as limited participants for the second straight day Thursday. Kendricks once again lined up alongside DeMeco Ryans during individual drills, but sat out…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:41 PM ::
  • The Edit: 12 Sexy (And Comfy!) Pairs of Ankle Boots
    As far as we’re concerned, ankle booties are the most functional footwear of fall—warm and versatile enough to carry you through Sorel weather. And, there’s a fitting pair for nearly every setting. Th…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:19 PM ::
  • Teresa Giudice to Serve Sentence at Orange Is the New Black Prison
    Page Six reports that New Jersey housewife Teresa Giudice will serve her upcoming 15-month prison sentence in the same Danbury, Connecticut federal prison facility where Orange Is the New Black author…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:08 PM ::


  • INCOMING: Deep Throat
      Harry Shearer — aka the voice of Mr. Burns, Mr. Smithers, Ned Flanders, Otto The Bus Driver and Moe the Bar Tender, aka Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls, aka the voice of reason on NPR’s Le Show, aka…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:39 PM ::
  • BETWEEN TWO FERNS: Brad Pitt & Louis CK
    Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Brad Pitt from Zach Galifianakis Do you really need to know anymore?Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:12 PM ::
  • Weed Doesn’t Cause Low IQ, Shoddy Science Does
    Artwork via DOPE MAGAZINE & THE WEED BLOG WASHINGTON POST: Now, a new study out from the University College of London provides even stronger evidence that the Duke [study's] findings [that marijuana c…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • GIRL TALK & FREEWAY: Suicide (feat. A$AP Ferg)
    Girl Talk and Freeway’s collaborative EP, “Broken Ankles” featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Jadakiss and Young Chris, was released this past spring via Datpiff. Following Allen Cordell’s outstanding and ov…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 09:23 AM ::
  • INCOMING: Exiles On South Street
      This just in from 215 Festival organizers: This week, The 215 Festival — Philadelphia’s literary arts festival, featuring readings and events with some of the city’s greatest writers (and some prett…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:04 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Malala Yousafzai @ The NCC
    Photo by PETE TROSHAK A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, one Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi, in the midst of a light saber duel to the death with one Darth Vader, Dark Lord Of The Sith, declared: “If yo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM ::
  • Q&A: Tig Notaro Will Not Go Quietly
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA If Tig Notaro never existed we would have never thought to invent her, which not only points out the shortcomings of our imagination but also the depths of her originality. A tal…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • CIA MAN: Ben Bradlee & The Mystery Of The Missing Diary Of JFK’s Suddenly Dead Mistress
      DAILY BEAST: Suicide was not uncommon among the Mad Men of the Cold War, and Janney makes much of the timing of the death of Washington Post publisher Phil Graham, whose suicide in the summer 1963 w…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:26 AM ::
  • EARLY WORD: Confusion Is Next
      The Thurston Moore Band plays Boot N’ Saddle on 10/25 in support of the just-out The Best Day. PITCHFORK: The Best Day is not the first music Thurston Moore has released since becoming the most famo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • JIM MORRISON: Fat Is Beautiful
    HUFFINGTON POST: In a new video excerpt from a 1969 interview with Doors frontman Jim Morrison finds the singer emphasizing that “fat is beautiful.” The video was released by Blank on Blank, a new onl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM ::


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

  • Height and Density Planned for Washington Avenue Corner
    Well this would be coolMr. Fox CommentsGenerally when we talk about Washington Avenue, we're harping on possible projects west of Broad Street. Despite the fact that the other half of Washington Avenu…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 02:59 PM ::
  • Something Happening Near 7th & Girard?
    Demolition could be a sign of things to comeMr. Fox CommentsWith the growth of Northern Liberties on one side and South Kensington on the other, a bunch of new buildings have risen and some others are…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Marlborough Street Church Will Indeed Come Down
    And five homes will rise in its placeLou Mancinelli CommentsEarlier this month, developers from Greenpoint Developers, an offshoot of Tower Investments, presented plans to the Fishtown Neighbors Assoc…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 08:10 AM ::
  • Changes at Vacant Building Near Temple?
    New windows at leastMr. Fox CommentsOver a year ago, we directed your attention to the northwest corner of Broad & Jefferson, to a building that's been sitting blighted for as long as we can remember.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • We Came Upon Some Slightly Different Plans for 22nd & Walnut
    Because plans will change, ya know?Mr. Fox CommentsRemember yesterday, when we told you that a surface parking lot at 22nd & Walnut would be disappearing with six new homes appearing in its place? The…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:36 AM ::
  • Little Spoon a Great Addition to South Street West
    The place is adorableMr. Fox CommentsBack in the springtime, we told you about plans to convert the former Baja Room at 15th & South into a new neighborhood cafe. And the other day, Little Spoon Cafe…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:34 PM ::
  • Manton Street Park Getting a Mural
    And maybe a new neighborMr. Fox CommentsRemember Manton Street Park? Back in the summer of 2011, a collection of near neighbors cleaned up this long vacant parcel at the corner of 4th & Manton, turnin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • New Homes for 22nd & Walnut?
    Sure, seems like a good callMr. Fox CommentsRecently, we got a tip that zoning notices had appeared on the southeast corner of 22nd & Walnut, a property that's currently being used as a surface parkin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:31 AM ::
  • Interesting Building For Sale Near Front Street
    Wide building goes street to streetMr. Fox CommentsIn Pennsport, it seems like we're seeing a steady stream of former industrial buildings get demolished in favor of new construction homes. After a Ta…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • More Homes Get Started on Chadwick Street
    And even more are comingMr. Fox CommentsAfter nobody paid it much mind for many years, the 1300 block of Chadwick Street has gotten a ton of attention of late. The block had been dominated by a huge v…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 11:34 AM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • Kensington Quarters sets its opening
    Kensington Quarters, the butcher shop, a meat classroom, restaurant and a bar under one roof at 1310 Frankford Ave. in Fishtown, is poised for Oct. 29.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:44 PM ::
  • ¡¿What's in a restaurant name?!:.
    So many ways to name a restaurant. Cue the punctuation.Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 03:08 AM ::
  • Geno's adds Italian hoagies to the menu
    Geno's sold hoagies years ago, but founder Joey Vento discontinued them after a couple of tour buses pulled up and overwhelmed staff by ordering many hoagies.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • More burgers: Grub Burger Bar opens in Willow Grove
    Its first area location opened last week at 159 York Rd. in Willow Grove (215-800-0699).Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:39 PM ::
  • Gennaro's moving to East Passyunk
    Owner Mike Giammarino says he is in the process of buying a building at 1533 S. 11th St. that was occupied previously by Da Vinci's restaurant, which closed Sunday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:40 AM ::
  • A bar for Devil's Pocket
    Chef Andrew Wagner and Marcus Versace decided to honor their neighborhood when they took over Resurrection Ale House at Catharine Street and Grays Ferry Avenue.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • Ahoy, Lo Spiedo: Vetri at the Navy Yard
    On Monday, Oct. 27, the Vetri crew - Marc Vetri, Jeff Benjamin, Brad Spence, and Jeff Michaud - plans to open Lo Spiedo right there (4501 S. Broad St., 215-282-3184).Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:48 PM ::
  • Which Philly restaurant won a '$1M review'?
    Times of London critic Giles Coren, the latest in a long line of cranky British food-TV personalities, is out with Million Dollar Critic, a series that documents his dining experience in five restaura…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:39 AM ::
  • The stories behind 2nd Story Brewing in Old City
    A farmer, a restaurateur and a home-brewer are behind a new brewpub where Triumph Brewing was.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:59 AM ::
  • Hippot: New new shabu shabu in Chinatown
    Now in the space of less than a year, we have two spots: Simply Shabu, a BYOB, opened in January at 1023 Cherry St., and much more recently, there's Hippot Shabu Shabu, a mod-looking spot that replace…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:44 PM ::