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  • Reading High School color guard instructor charged in child sex abuse case
    Authorities have made an arrest in another alleged sex abuse case involving a school employee and a student in Berks County. Jennifer Wolfe, a onetime color guard instructor for the Reading Senior Hi…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:29 PM ::
  • Brush fires reported in Northampton County
    Two stubborn brush fires broke out Thursday afternoon in different parts of Northampton County. Hamilton Township brush fire: A two-alarm brush fire was reported at around 2:15 p.m. near Monroe Drive…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:27 PM ::
  • Fire breaks out at house in Mahoning Township
    A fire that ripped through a two-story house in Mahoning Township Thursday night. Flames broke out at around 8:20 p.m. in the unit block of Spruce Street. There are no reports of any injuries.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:25 PM ::
  • Pottstown company helping with ferry search
    More than 130 people remain missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea more than a week ago. About 700 divers are working at the scene as family members remain desperate for answers. One…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:22 PM ::
  • Allentown teachers' union president: Lights over learning?
    Are Allentown School District's priorities misplaced?The easy answer is yes, if you're Debra Tretter, president of the Allentown Education Association.During Thursday night's board meeting, Tretter q…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:21 PM ::
  • Former home of Mario Andretti goes up in flames
    A fire ripped through Mario Andretti's former home in Nazareth Borough. The call came in around 7:15 p.m. Thursday for a garage fire, officials said. Crews were still on scene at 53 Victory Lane hour…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:15 PM ::
  • Quakertown School Board names Dr. William Harner permanent superintendent
    Months of divisive wrangling within the Quakertown Community School District Board of School Directors finally ended Thursday night when directors voted by a 5-3 margin to offer acting Superintendent…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:14 PM ::
  • Goodwill annual runway show raises money for the disabled
    Fashion lovers got a good show for a good cause Thursday night in Spring Township. Goodwill held its fourth annual runway show at Body Zone to raise money for the disabled.Volunteer models walked the…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:13 PM ::
  • 4.9 percent tax hike projected in Bethlehem school budget
    The Bethlehem Area School District unveiled an updated 2014-15 budget at Thursday’s workshop that included a 4.9 percent tax increase, 22 staff cuts and soaring retirement and charter school costs. F…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:10 PM ::
  • Kutztown University hosts clothesline project for sexual assault awareness month
    Kutztown University students are standing raising awareness on violence against women on campus. The Kutztown University Women's Center hosted the clothesline project Thursday.Close to a hundred t-sh…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:51 PM ::



  • Former Temple law professor to lead Rutgers-Camden
    Rutgers University announced a new chancellor Wednesday for its Camden campus: a former professor at Temple University's law school who is now the law school dean at the University of Maryland.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Questions in police shooting of pizza delivery driver
    Philippe Holland's last delivery of the night Tuesday, a cheeseburger deluxe to a West Philadelphia rowhouse, was an order so small he didn't bother to carry his pizza delivery bag.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:33 PM ::
  • FCC eyes new rules on Net
    WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will circulate proposed rules that could give high-speed Internet providers more power over what content moves the fastest on the Web bas…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • High court: States can ban affirmative action
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday made clear that states are free to prohibit the use of racial considerations in university admissions, upholding Michigan's constitutional amendment banning a…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 01:47 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Hit-run suspect misses scheduled surrender
    COLLINGDALE -- Hit-and-run suspect Conroy Williams is on the lam after failing to show at police headquarters as scheduled this morning.Police Chief Robert Adams said the attorney for 37-year-old Will…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:56 PM ::
  • Powdery substance in envelope probed
    CHESTER HEIGHTS -- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a suspicious envelope sent by regular USPS mail to Connect America/Medical Alert that contained an unknown white powdery substance.No inj…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:53 PM ::
  • Meehan seeks reclassification of Fort Hood shooting
    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-7, of Upper Darby, urged Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to reclassify the casualties of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting as combat-related casualties suffered during a terrori…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:42 PM ::
  • DCCC honors baseball alumni with dugout
    MARPLE -- When Denny Ryan and Rick Armes played baseball for Delaware County Community College in the early 1970s, the team didn't have its own home field, let alone dugouts.Players will now be remind…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:36 PM ::
  • Field day on tap for Marple Newtown High seniors
    NEWTOWN -- Students at Marple Newtown High School have May 16 circled on their calendars as the last day of classes.The ring around the date will now also include Senior Field Day.High school Principa…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:33 PM ::
  • Ridley Twp. zoners reject variances for proposed Wawa
    RIDLEY TOWNSHIP -- The township zoning hearing board has rejected a series of variances needed by Harper Associates that would permit the building of a Wawa with six gasoline islands at the southwest…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:21 PM ::
  • Aston-Beechwood, Green Ridge merger eyed
    ASTON -- If all goes as planned, the Aston-Beechwood and Green Ridge fire companies will be combining forces into one entity.Commissioner Carol Graham, during a recent meeting, announced that both com…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:18 PM ::
  • Editorial: Rampant crime puts Chester's future at risk
    It's a point that's been made many times in this space, but it's worth repeating. The city of Chester has a lot going for it -- a gorgeous riverfront, the sparkling PPL Park that's the home of the Phi…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:02 PM ::
  • Letter to the Editor: Pass bill protecting students from sexual predators
    To the Times:As prosecutors, we confront harrowing and heart-wrenching cases nearly every day. It is the child sexual abuse cases that are among the toughest and saddest cases we prosecute. Government…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:57 PM ::
  • Guest Column: Quench spiritual thirst at BVM
    Do you want a warm and exciting place to worship, and to quench your spiritual thirst? Then come to Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in beautiful Darby, where the pastor is Rev. Joseph M. Corley --…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:56 PM ::


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Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Why PHL ranks just 18th for air passengers
    Philadelphia International Airport is the 18th busiest U.S. airport in passenger traffic, with 30.5 million air travelers last year. The nation's busiest passenger airport, Atlanta, handled 94.4 milli…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:21 PM ::
  • Delta's refinery in Trainer loses $41 million in quarter
    Delta Air Lines, which bought the former ConocoPhillips refinery in Trainer, Delaware County, to secure a steady source of discounted jet fuel, said Wednesday the refinery lost $41 million in the firs…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 07:50 AM ::
  • Inquirer Guild's leader: Company not worth $77M
    The president of The Inquirer's largest union says its parent company is not worth $77 million, the minimum bid that two rival co-owners pledged if the company goes to auction.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 07:12 AM ::
  • Discount-apparel retailer Century 21 coming to the Gallery
    Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, which owns the Gallery at Market East, announced Wednesday that Century 21 Department Stores will anchor the long-anticipated redevelopment of the sprawling…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 05:30 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • FCC eyes new rules on Net
    WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will circulate proposed rules that could give high-speed Internet providers more power over what content moves the fastest on the Web bas…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Environmental groups file to intervene in Sunoco Pipeline case
    Four environmental advocacy groups filed to intervene formally in Sunoco Pipeline L.P.'s application for public utility corporation status, which would exempt its 299-mile Mariner East pipeline to Mar…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Market wavers after six days on the rise
    NEW YORK - Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies. A surprise drop in sales of new h…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • PREIT executive George Rubin to leave company
    George Rubin, vice chairman and former president of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT), is stepping down from the firm at the end of May.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::
  • Postal workers decry mail services in Staples stores
    Two Philadelphia-area U.S. Postal Service unions plan protests on Thursday over mail-service counters in Staples Inc. stores. Postal union leaders say the mail-service counters, to be staffed by Stapl…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:33 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Actos – Finally Some Sanctions-Related Sanity
    The Actoslitigation has a way of being topsy-turvy these days.  We discussed not too long ago the epic ediscovery fail in that litigation, whereby a defendant, because of overbroad litigation holds th…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Off Label Use Does Not Establish a False Claim
    Part of what makes holidays special is telling and listening to the same stories over and over.  The things in the stories that dazzled us when we were young fade or lose their impact, but then other…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:29 PM ::
  • Pom Wonderful Is Now Submitted, and Courts Continue to Follow It
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument on the Pom Wonderful case.  One thing we’ve learned is that Justice Kennedy doesn’t seem to like Coke’s label for its juice: JUSTICE KENNEDY:  Is it pa…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:58 PM ::
  • Just Add Water . . . Clinic Isn’t a Manufacturer
                Today’s case got us thinking about all of the consumer products available that require the purchaser to add water to turn the purchased product into its usable or desired form.   Start wi…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:23 PM ::
  • The Ninth Circuit Taketh Away on Daubert
    We reported on the Northern District of California’s order granting summary judgment in Messick v. Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. when it came out in February 2013, and a good and proper order it was. …Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • Sweet Home [Fill in the Blank] − A Sea Change In Personal Jurisdiction?
    We’ve been reviewing the (relatively, in Internet time) recent Supreme Court decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S.Ct. 746 (2014), and having done so we recommend it to anyone representing overseas…Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • O Defect, Defect! Wherefore art thou Defect?
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.            This is apparently the question the court was asking in deciding whether to dismiss Dilley v. C.R. Bard, Inc., 2014 U.S.…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • Annual DRI Shameless Plug
    Here is our annual publicity stunt for the Defense Research Institute’s Drug and Device Seminar: *************Please join us at the 2014 DRI Drug & Device Seminar May 15 – 16, 2014 at the Renaissance…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 07:54 AM ::
  • Déjà Vu to You Too
                We sometimes read decisions and think we must have already read the same decision under a different caption.  Critical as we are, we might even give a moment’s thought to the possibility t…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 07:36 PM ::
  • Mixed Reasoning and Wrongful Conception
    Way back in law school our moot court topic involved allegations of “wrongful birth” or “wrongful conception.”  The plaintiffs alleged that a doctor failed to detect a catastrophic birth defect, thus…Tue, 15 Apr 2014, 09:55 AM ::


Philly Record

  • Philadelphia Election Boards Short-Staffed, Underpaid
    BY TONY WEST/ The most-important job in our democracy pays less than minimum wage in Philadelphia. And the customers aren’t even allowed to tip the workers. Approximately 7,500 election-board workers…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: We Support David Oh’s Charter Proposal
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Former Gov. Ed Rendell broke the jinx which for two generations had branded any statewide candidate from “Philadelphia Co.” a loser. Since then we have been looking for State Sen. Mik…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:43 AM ::
  • New Rep May Score Rare Win For Dyslexia
    BY TONY WEST/ A freshman State Representative is usually happy to get along quietly in the new club, maybe picking up a few administrative chores for the elders. State Rep. Ed Neilson (D-Northeast) is…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:33 AM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Minimum Wage – It’s Time For `More
    BY STATE REP. STEPHEN KINSEY/ It is my duty as a lawmaker to work to raise the minimum wage. In 1963, an hour of work at the minimum wage bought more than seven loaves of bread. Today it buys less tha…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:31 AM ::
  • Update April 24th
    May 1-           State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Sr. Health Luncheon at Neumann Sr. Housing, 1601 E. Palmer St., 10 a.m.-12 m. May 1-           John O’Conner and Hon. Ron Donatucci host reception for S…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 09:34 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Cruz Brings Wolf Into His Fold
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf made his first serious inroad into this town’s Democratic machinery  last Friday night, picking up the endorsement of 7th Ward Leader State Rep. Angel…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:46 AM ::
  • What’s Behind Wolf’s Momentum?
    BY NATHAN SHRADER/ Tom Wolf has been transformed from an unknown York businessman and dark horse gubernatorial candidate to the Democratic frontrunner faster than a Nolan Ryan fastball. Wolf’s rapid r…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:40 AM ::
  • WITH THE UNIONS: Who Damaged Philly’s Schools?
    “While it’s no surprise Gov. Tom Corbett’s Dept. of Education would publicly agree to any argument made by his School Reform Commission, the filing of the PDE’s amicus brief in support of the SRC’s Su…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:32 AM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Paycheck Protection – Know The Facts
    Pennsylvania law allows government-union bosses – and only government-union bosses – to negotiate the use of public resources to bundle union dues and political money and send it to union headquarters…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 10:20 AM ::
  • Pt. Breeze Dashes Out For Charity Run
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  • Phillies fall short in Hamels' return
    Cole Hamels held the Dodgers to two runs on six hits in six innings, striking out five on Wednesday night in his 2014 debut, but the Phillies were held in check by Zack Greinke, who struck out 11.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:03 AM ::
  • Phils' top lefty prospect Biddle stays hot in Double-A
    For the second straight start, left-hander Jesse Biddle dominated opposing hitters. The Phillies' No. 2 prospect struck out 10 batters in seven shutout innings Wednesday, leading Double-A Reading to a…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:36 PM ::
  • Phils send Rosenberg to Triple-A to regroup
    B.J. Rosenberg was optioned on Wednesday to make room for left-hander Cole Hamels. The Phillies hope the right-handed reliever can get back on track at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:45 PM ::
  • Adams' presence is felt early on
    Right-hander Mike Adams threw a perfect eighth inning Tuesday against the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in his second appearance of the season. It came in a big spot with the game tied.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:45 PM ::
  • Asche loses more time to Galvis
    Cody Asche started eight of the season's first 10 games, but just five of the past 11. On Wednesday at Dodger Stadium, Asche started his third consecutive game on the bench. Phillies manager Ryne Sand…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 09:45 PM ::
  • Phillies cash in on Dodgers' error in 10th inning
    The breaks finally fell the Phillies' way on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, as a two-base error on Carlos Ruiz's fly ball to left field preceded Domonic Brown's game-winning double in the 10th innin…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:27 AM ::
  • Utley gets a break despite solid numbers in LA
    Despite good career numbers against Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu and at Dodger Stadium in general, Chase Utley was given Tuesday night off, while Freddy Galvis started for the Phillies at second b…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 09:35 PM ::
  • Hamels' return gives Phils rare healthy status
    When left-hander Cole Hamels is activated off the disabled list on Wednesday, it will be just the sixth day over the past two-plus seasons that the Phillies haven't had a starting position player or m…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 09:35 PM ::
  • Campaign to get Allen on Hall ballot in full swing
    Former Phillies grounds-crew member Mark (Frog) Carfagno is campaigning to get former slugger Dick Allen on the Hall of Fame's Golden Era ballot this year.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 10:00 AM ::
  • Lee retires 20 straight Dodgers in four-hit gem
    Cliff Lee pitched brilliantly in a 7-0 victory over the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Monday night, allowing four hits and striking out 10 in eight scoreless innings in the first game of a four-game se…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:31 AM ::


The 700 Level

  • Steve Mason will start Game 4 but there was never a goalie controversy anyway
    After what transpired in Game 3 this past Tuesday night, you could see this one coming from a mile away. Philadelphia Flyers head coach Craig Berube confirmed today that Steve Mason will be back betwe…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:36 PM ::
  • No gimmes on Eagles’ 2014 schedule
    Last year, I thought Philadelphia Eagles’ fans expectations were too low, with many calling for 4-6 wins “at best.” Based on some of the reactions I’ve seen since the 2014 schedule was released on Wed…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:19 PM ::
  • Video: This is what an NFL player riding a tricycle looks like
    As Connor Barwin so eloquently put it, Evan Mathis is about that green life. The Eagles lineman showed up at the NovaCare complex in South Philadelphia today with his new whip. Well, it’s a tricycle t…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:35 PM ::
  • ‘Iverson’ documentary debuts this weekend at Tribeca Film Festival, here’s the trailer
    Get your popcorn ready. Forget Terrell Owens. If anybody could put on a show it’s Allen Iverson. The documentary, simply titled “Iverson” will debut this weekend up in New York at the Tribeca Film Fes…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:03 PM ::
  • On the bright side, Cole Hamels looked sharp in 2014 debut
    The Philadelphia Phillies lost on Wednesday. That will happen another 60-70 times this year conservatively, so nothing really to be alarmed about here, other than the bullpen’s continued inability to…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • Debating the Sixers’ 2014 Draft Board With Michael Levin (Pt. 2: #9-20 & Omissions)
    With the Sixers’ season coming to an end, we turn our attention to what we all truly showed up for: The draft. To that end, we invited our old friend Michael Levin of Liberty Ballers to come on and de…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:00 AM ::
  • Nick Young throws out Phillies-Dodgers first pitch … It’s awful
    Last time we checked in with Nick Young, he was celebrating missed threes and having his house robbed. In keeping with the constant party I imagine is his life, Swaggy was riding a zamboni at the King…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:11 PM ::
  • 2014 Philadelphia Eagles schedule released, full slate inside
    The Philadelphia Eagles reported to the NovaCare Complex on Monday for voluntary workouts as part of Phase One of the offseason program. In case you needed more evidence though that training camp and…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 08:10 PM ::
  • Tonight: Hollywood Hamels
    Cole Hamels will take the ball tonight for your Philadelphia Phillies for the first time this season as Ryne Sandberg’s club looks to take the series from the Dodgers while playing within a Matt Stair…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 06:08 PM ::
  • Exit Interviews: Evaluating the 2013-’14 Philadelphia 76ers
    It’s an unusual team that leaves you with such a feeling of confidence and optimism after losing 77% of their games in the regular season, but such was the story of the 2013-’14 Philadelphia 76ers. Th…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:46 PM ::


Crossing Broad

  • PRT: Majestic Wants You to Buy Phillies Jerseys
    Generally, a press release is nothing more than promotion for a company or product that contains something which might be of interest or use to human beings. The best ones announce new products or act…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 05:19 PM ::
  • “Lexie has been trying to turn [] into BuzzFeed”
    If there was an article that I could just wrap my hands around and hug, it would be the City Paper’s takedown of the Inquirer, Daily News and today: “Two writers say stuffed Bigfoot is legi…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:44 PM ::
  • And Now, Math Proves That Philly Teams are Terrible Spenders
    This you know. For some reason today seems to be the day that all major news outlets do funky things with data and charts (except for, which is running syndicated national content about a l…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • TBT: Hanging Out Back in the Day
    Ukee Washington tweeted this picture this morning. Looks like he was having a real ball. Just hanging out at the track. The unencumbered freedom of youth. Swinging over life’s hurdles. No but for real…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:28 PM ::
  • Steve Mason Will Start Game 4
    That is all.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:24 PM ::
  • Vin Scully Describing How Cole and Heidi Hamels Met is One of the Greatest Things Ever
    I’ve spent the last three nights watching the Phillies on my iPad [article on how to do this coming, I swear] so I could listen to Vin Scully and his soothing tone as opposed to Tom McCarthy and his s…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • This is the Best Thing Online Today
    These Facebook data sports fan maps are all the rage lately. There’s already been a baseball one. And a pretty terrible hockey one. But this is the best one. The New York Times, using data provided by…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:00 AM ::
  • Phillies Backup Catcher Wil Nieves is Using His Adorable Baby Daughter to Lure Companions on Tinder
    I was taken aback the other night when Wil Nieves stepped to the plate. I forgot he was on the Phillies. In fact, I was more surprised to learn that he was a Phillie than I was when I read Zoo With Ro…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 09:27 AM ::

Philly Sports Central

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

Free Press

PW Arts & Culture

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


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Temple University

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



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Philadelphia Speaks

  • More choices in presidential debates
    The two party system has a strangle hold on the American public. It's time for things to change IMO. Through deception and underhanded tactics...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:07 PM ::
  • American Socialists Release Names of 70 Congressional Democrats in Their Ranks
    I just stumbled across this older write up. It blew my mind. It makes me wonder how many more since 2011. Here's the link: American...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 09:04 PM ::
  • This Is What Happens When You're A Crime Victim
    2011: Robbed at the federal level. Called police. 2011-13: 5/6 court appearances. Def. only there at one of them, despite being on house arrest....Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 06:12 PM ::
  • 26th and Poplar?
    I was suprised not to see this in the recent threads. The English Tavern and other building around are down or nearly down. What is to come of...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:58 PM ::
  • Adios UFCW
    Time to start shopping at ACME! Acme ends contract with union, Local 1776 says...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • Lancaster's Square One to open 13th st
    Square One Coffee to open location in Philadelphia - LancasterOnline: Local Business...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:44 PM ::
  • Free Legal Advice Live!
    Have a legal issue? An attorney will consult with you for free at *Legal Advice Live!* Volunteer attorneys will be available to answer your...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:57 PM ::
  • Neighborhood Sidewalk Sale - Saturday 4/26
    Multi-Family Sidewalk Sale! Clothes, Books, Housewares, Stuff, & More Stuff!!!! Poplar to Pennsylvania Ave/29th St. - 30th St. Saturday...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:12 AM ::
  • Neighborhood Sidewalk Sale - Saturday 4/25
    Multi-Family Sidewalk Sale! Clothes, Books, Housewares, Stuff, & More Stuff!!!! Poplar to Pennsylvania Ave/29th St. - 30th St. *Saturday...Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • South Frankford Ave Road Construction
    Any one know what they are doing with all those concrete barriers and how long all of this is going to last?Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 04:23 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • On 60th Street, Sowing The Seeds Of Rebirth
    The first decade of the 21st Century was harsh on West Philadelphia's 60th Street. As the much-needed reconstruction of the 100-year-old Market-Frankford Line dragged on, businesses closed and people…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 01:14 PM ::
  • Delays Announced For Bike Share & Venice Island Performing Arts Center
    Bike Share pushed back until next spring, Manayunk construction project schedule suffers from daunting winter, anticipating gentrification in Germantown, and Philly’s place within ice cream loreThu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • In Search Of A Cure For City Blue [Updated, 5:20PM]
    After a piece of it crashed onto the sidewalk, the defining feature that earned 1106 Chestnut Street a place on the city's Register of Historic Places has been entirely removed. Max Ufberg weighs the…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:47 PM ::
  • School District Recommends Closing Walter Palmer Charter
    A war of words over charter’s performance, Philly makes the DNC’s short list for 2016, not everything so rosy in Center City’s report, and a day of Shakespeare throughout the cityWed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:14 PM ::
  • Looking Ahead For Germantown High School Building
    Advocates seek to preserve building’s legacy, an internationally focused seminar space approved for Penn’s campus, Ramsey lobbies for speed cameras on the Boulevard, and an update on the upcoming 40th…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 10:19 AM ::
  • Transformation Fit For A Queen (Village)
    Sixteen years after the opening of Beau Monde, at Sixth and Bainbridge, the corner's evolution is near complete. Joe Brin has the storyMon, 21 Apr 2014, 02:51 PM ::
  • With Ambitious Campus Plan, Temple Demands Attention
    How the job-creator hopes to increase enrollment, correcting some design mistakes in Philly’s Vietnam War memorial, Project Home and Jon Bon Jovi team up to fight homelessness, and regional manufactur…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 11:05 AM ::
  • A Look Inside Gilded Age Parkside
    A tour of a nearly intact Victorian mansion in West Philly, two civics explore the possibility of creating improvement districts, Stotesbury Gateway to be remade, and cleaning up Clark ParkFri, 18 Apr 2014, 11:29 AM ::
  • Widdy Dialect: The “Hoagie” Of Darts
    Under the rumbling El and amidst the hustle and bustle at Kensington and Somerset, a distinctly Philadelphian brand of darts is made the same way it has been for over 100 years—by hand. Brad Maule thr…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • New PWD Project To Teach Children Ecology & Technology
    GreenSTEM systems to be installed in four schools, the inequality of urban pollution, jazz month in Philly, parklets being installed in West Philly, and terrible timing in closing Kensington storeThu, 17 Apr 2014, 12:56 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat


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

Philly Mag

  • Drew Lazor on German Cuisine
    Remember yesterday when we wrote about Matt Rodbard and his piece about Israeli food and Michael Solomonov over at Food Republic? Well those crazy cats are continuing their tour of world cuisines and…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 06:37 PM ::
  • My Quest to Find Toe Liposuction in Philly
    Just when I think we’ve reached the end of everything we could possibly do to our bodies—dimple implants, cankle lipo, abdominal etching—The New York Times came out with an article about women getting…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 05:22 PM ::
  • To Do: Eat Cupcakes For Charity at Philabundance’s Cupcake Smash
    Eat cupcakes, fight hunger. That’s the idea behind Philabundance’s Cupcake Smash, happening this Saturday at the Piazza at Schmidts. Now, I tend to be of the mindset that cupcakes are always a good id…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:35 PM ::
  • Stephen Starr Opening El Vez in NYC Tomorrow
    On Friday, April 25th, Stephen Starr is opening his New York City version of El Vez. The 190-seat bar and restaurant is opening at 259 Vesey Street, in the Battery Park City neighborhood. The menu has…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • 20 Observations On Last Night’s Performance Dinner At Volver
    Last night, Art, Victor, myself and some friends were lucky enough to be able to sit down at Volver and actually eat our way through an entire “Performance” dinner during the regular course of service…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:05 PM ::
  • Rape Happens Here: Sexual Assault Crisis at Swarthmore
    Simon van Zuylen-Wood has a deep-dive feature in May’s Philadelphia magazine on a crisis at Swarthmore College: 91 reports of sexual misconduct in one year. As the issue of campus assault gains nation…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:35 PM ::
  • Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Raises Funds with Indiegogo
    The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby (KKSD) is something of a Philly phenomenon. A rare time of year when parade floats meet works of art meet WTF?!. Hand-powered vehicles decked out in moving sculp…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • Street Style: The Hair Stylist Whose Style is Part Cowboy, Part Witch
    Name: Kelly Martin ‘
Hood: Bella Vista 
Day Job: Stylist at American Mortals salon, with Market East and Graduate Hospital locations 
Where We Found Her: Grabbing lunch at Talula’s Daily in Washington…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:59 PM ::
  • Maclin On Health, Life Without DeSean
    Jeremy Maclin had just finished up some pitch and catch with Nick Foles when he met with a handful of writers outside of the NovaCare Complex Thursday afternoon. The receiver is participating in all o…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • Why You Should Be Eating More Chocolate
      In the best news I’ve heard all week: It turns out chocolate isn’t just good for our hearts, it’s good for our guts, too. A recent study found that eating cocoa may increase the number of good-for-y…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:45 PM ::


  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
    Photo by TYLER HICKS/NEW YORK TIMES FRESH AIR A few days after winning a Pulitzer Prize for his photos of a 2013 terrorist attack in a Nairobi mall, Tyler Hicks received an email. It was from one of t…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:29 PM ::
  • NEIL YOUNG: Needle Of Death
    ROLLING STONE: From A Letter Home – which features acoustic renditions of Bob Dylan’s “Girl From The North Country,” Willie Nelson’s “On The Road Again” and many other classics – was recorded at Third…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Win Tix To See M.I.A. @ The Tower Friday Night
      We have a pair of tix to see M.I.A. — everyone’s Philly-by-way-of-Brixton-homegirl/ex-Diplo’s GF turned global superstar/preggers Grammy gangsta/Lynn Hirschberg whipping girl turned Superbowl-bird-f…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:54 PM ::
  • tUnEyArDs: Water Fountain
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • CINEMA: It’s Tricky
      TRICK BABY (1972, directed by Larry Yust, 89 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC This Thursday at 8:00pm Exhumed Films and the Cinedelphia Film Festival present one of the gems of the 1970s bl…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:22 PM ::
  • INCOMING: Q&A With Wilco Guitarist Nels Cline
      Wizardly Wilco axeman Nels Cline plays JB’s next Friday (May 2nd) with The Nels Cline Singers in support of the new Macroscope, as part of an Ars Nova joint. Last week we got him on the horn. DISCUS…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 06:09 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      FRESH AIR Seth Meyers already had his dream job — as the host of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, “I sort of had already accomplished the job I never thought I would accomplish,” he tells Fresh…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:05 PM ::
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In advance of her show at the Tower on Friday April, 25th in support of her latest album, Matangi, we got Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam (aka M.I.A.) on the horn from her home in L…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:31 AM ::
  • TONIGHT: Big Daddy Kane
      One of the most fascinating figures in cinema history, Orson Welles is also one of the strangest. While his career as an auteur has been endlessly studied, the downright weird period of his work as…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • JOURNALISM ≠ CRIME: Free Simon Ostrovsky!
      NPR: Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been since early Tuesday. Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has b…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 07:16 AM ::


Shmitten Kitten



  • Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th B-Day this week
    This year marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. A playwright known for his unique mastery of the English language, Shakespeare also wrote a lot of beautiful, but admittedly pedan…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 02:54 PM ::
  • In ‘exile’ after sentencing, marijuana activist Goldstein continues fight
    Politicians are endorsing it. President Obama says it’s not so dangerous. If a Democrat wins the Pennsylvania’s governor’s race this November, it’ll be decriminalized. But for the time being, in Phila…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:27 PM ::
  • KKK affiliate starts neighborhood watch–what could possibly go wrong?
    According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 41 hate groups actively operate in Pennsylvania. In York County, an affiliate of the KKK and longtime nemesis of the SPLC has decided to “give back” to it…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • This Saturday is Edie Windsor Day
    In July 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that the federal Defense of Marriage Act prohibiting federal recognition of gay marriages was unconstitutional.  Enthusiastically sign…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:37 PM ::
  • Women’s Law Project hits PA universities on gender discrimination
    Nine universities—all in Pennsylvania—failed to provide “equal athletic opportunity” to their female students, according to an advocacy group dedicated to promoting the rights and status of women. Acc…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 10:10 AM ::
  • ‘Young’ Dems: We’ll kill liquor privatization plan
    I’ve always found it a little odd when an organization for adults calls itself the “Young” Whatevers. The latest example that’s getting their word out there: the Pennsylvania Young Democrats. This is…Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 08:00 AM ::
  • Philly legislator Mike Stack talks minimum wage on MSNBC
    Raising the minimum wage has become a huge national issue this election year and State Sen. Mike Stack (D-Philadelphia), who is running for Lt. Governor, has co-sponsored a bill that would raise both…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Donovan McNabb arrested in Arizona
    The sports media world is scrambling to figure out one thing: Why was Donovan McNabb arrested in Arizona? Because he was. Former Eagle quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested in Arizona and the Marico…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 02:34 PM ::
  • Easter with fabulous promenade and zombies
    This weekend is Easter Sunday.  An auspicious event celebrated by Christians as part of their faith to mark the resurrection of their god Jesus, the holiday in America has turned into a welcoming even…Thu, 17 Apr 2014, 01:07 PM ::
  • WATCH: N.A. Poe interviews N.A. Poe on City Council run
    Those who’ve been following along probably already know: Local comedian and marijuana legalization activist N.A. Poe is running on the Libertarian Party ticket for the May 20 special election resultin…Wed, 16 Apr 2014, 01:01 PM ::



Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Long Stalled Project Finally Demolished Near Future Cascia Center
    Neighbors surely gratefulMr. Fox CommentsThree summers ago, we first told you about 1402 Ellsworth St. and an unpopular plan to build an addition onto the building to create three apartments within. B…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 03:31 PM ::
  • Three Homes Will Replace Little Garage on Wharton St.
    Another little Passyunk Square projectLou Mancinelli CommentsIn Passyunk Square, developers continue to envision worthy investments. Last month, members of the Passyunk Square Civic Association heard…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 11:32 AM ::
  • Near Washington Ave., An Addition and a New Home
    Mr. Fox CommentsWe were tossing a frisbee around in Chew Park last weekend, and while chasing an errant throw, spotted some construction on little Cleveland Street, close to Washington Avenue. We move…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 12:54 AM ::
  • Buh Bye to Lou's Crab Pad
    Hello mixed-use buildingMr. Fox CommentsFor at least a decade, 143 W. Girard Ave., one of the more interesting buildings in the area, has sat vacant. You've probably passed by here at some point and w…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 03:30 PM ::
  • On Spring Garden Street Near Drexel, A Stalled Project is Finished, and a Rehab is Coming Next Door
    More progress in the areaLou Mancinelli CommentsA once-stalled new construction project along the 3300 block of Spring Garden Street near Drexel has been completed, but its next door neighbor is still…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Two Mixed Use Buildings In Progress on South Street
    One year laterMr. Fox CommentsIn a matter of terrifying coincidence, it's been exactly one year since we first told you about plans for development at 1110-14 South St., which has for years been a sur…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: Keith's New Theatre
    Most recently a shoe storeMr. Fox CommentsYou certainly wouldn’t know it by looking today, but the stretch of Chestnut Street between 11th and 12th was once quite the happening nightspot.  Today, even…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 08:32 AM ::
  • Mega Gas Station and Animal Husbandry Planned for 20th & Wharton
    Or maybe not...Mr. Fox CommentsA hundred years ago, it made plenty of sense to have warehouses and factories located in the middle of residential areas. The Washington Avenue of the past, with its lum…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:19 PM ::
  • Corner of 2nd & Washington Finally Filled In
    It's taken yearsMr. Fox CommentsIn fits and starts, the 100 blocks of Alter and Ellsworth Streets have been under construction for over a decade. It started around 2006, when five homes went up on Alt…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 02:04 PM ::
  • Development Opportunity on Baring Street?
    Building has nice bonesMr. Fox CommentsOver the years, we've beaten you over the head with stories about redevelopment just north and west of Penn, near Lancaster Avenue. Baring Street in particular h…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 11:02 AM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • West Chester's Avalon is all moved in
    Avalon is up and running at 116 E. Gay St. in the borough, effective Thursday, April 24.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 05:20 PM ::
  • Soft opening for Townsend on East Passyunk
    Tod Wentz and crew will open the bar at 1623 E. Passyunk on Friday, April 25.Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 04:49 PM ::
  • Chef chat: Val at Lloyd, Otenigbagbe in Doylestown
    The well-traveled Waldemar Val Stryjewski - last at Le Cheri on Rittenhouse Square - has landed in Fishtown, where he is chef at Lloyd, the whiskey specialist. His new menu includes such fun bar snack…Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • Saint Benjamin ready to start brewing in Kensington
    Tim Patton and Christina Burris hope to add to the city's beer scene starting next month when they fire up their brewing equipment with an eye toward providing their first beers during Philly Beer Wee…Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Zama's coZara opening in University City
    It's an izakaya - or Japanese bar. Go for the small plates. There's no sushi.Wed, 23 Apr 2014, 02:30 AM ::
  • Rôti: Euro rotisserie and market for Wash West
    Olivier Desaintmartin is venturing next door to his Zinc Bistro (246 S. 11th St.) in Washington Square West with a neat project that will be très Euro, down to the circumflex.Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 04:25 PM ::
  • Jake's Sandwich Board opening in University City
    The Midtown Village shop took space in a new retail development opening in the fall at 40th and Sansom Streets, which will put them smack in the middle of a cool quick-serve hub inhabited by vegan Hip…Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 03:36 PM ::
  • He's all about the bourbon
    When the Loews Philadelphia hotel redid its ground-floor restaurant recently, management decided to devote considerable time and space to a bourbon program. It called on Brian Bevilacqua to run it.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 05:54 PM ::
  • Lolita on 13th Street grows up
    The revived Lolita - complete with liquor license - opens Friday, April 25.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • 'Chopped for junk food': Marc Summers is back
    Rewrapped premieres 8 p.m. Monday, April 21 on Food Network.Mon, 21 Apr 2014, 03:08 PM ::