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  • Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein In Custody
    Police say suspected trooper killer Eric Frein is in police custody. Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:52 PM ::
  • 1 Dead In North Philadelphia Shooting
    SkyFOX was live over a shooting at 11th and Poplar Streets in North Philadelphia shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:57 PM ::
  • Gunning Bedford Middle School Installs Bulletproof Whiteboards In Classrooms
    A Delaware middle school became the first in our region to put bulletproof whiteboards in classrooms.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:54 PM ::
  • SEPTA Officials And Union Leaders Meet To Avert Strike
    SEPTA officials and union leaders have met for much of Thursday in Old City. They're trying reach a deal and avert a strike.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • Delaware Senator's Husband Accused Of Stealing Political Signs
    Campaign workers say they caught 54-year-old Dana Armon Long snatching the signs.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:14 PM ::
  • Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
    Practically daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state's voluntary quarantine for medical workers…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:40 PM ::
  • Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
    There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:23 PM ::
  • FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula
    Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:47 PM ::
  • Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
    By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state police ambush last month has scrapped plans for trick-or-treating Friday and wha…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 02:45 PM ::
    It's much chillier today. The 76-degrees of Tuesday is becoming a distant memory.  High temperature near 60 today.  As we head towards Halloween it will be mostly spooky. Ha ha. Trick or treating shou…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM ::




  • State Police: We have taken Eric Frein into custody
    State police have confirmed to 69 News that Eric Frein has been captured. We're told it happened just after 6:00 this evening, by a Barrett Township Supervisor. Officials say he was captured in Henry…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:10 PM ::
  • Lieutenant governor takes walking tour of downtown Reading
    Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor stopped in Reading on Thursday. Jim Cawley toured local businesses along Penn Street in the Downtown Improvement District.   It was part of an event called the Main…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:28 PM ::
  • Sale of Berks-based food distributor finalized
    A Robesonia-based food distributor that filed for bankruptcy in September has been sold. Details of the sale of Associated Wholesalers Inc. (AWI) were announced Thursday. The company, which distribut…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:15 PM ::
  • Berks pet groomer wins prize at international competition
    A local pet groomer has been named the top dog in her field, having recently earned a first-place prize among international competitors. It was great. It was wonderful, said Melissa Strause, of Bethe…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:56 PM ::
  • Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot
    Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, and those in Reading will find seven questions on the ballot. Question #1 asks to delete the requirement that the city auditor be a certified public accounta…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:55 PM ::
  • U.S. Rep. Dent honored for pro-agriculture record
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (R-15) was recognized for his pro-agriculture voting record by the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau in Lebanon County Wednesday. Dent was named a Friend of the Farm Bureau during a vis…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • Police warn dollar stores of armed robbery threat
    Authorities are alerting dollar stores across the region after two armed robberies in just four days. Police said they believe the same man is behind both holdups, and they fear he will strike again.…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:46 PM ::
  • SUV goes over sidewalk in Reading, slams into porch
    The occupants of an SUV avoided serious injury when the vehicle went off the road, over a sidewalk and into the porch of a home. The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday in the area of No…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:45 PM ::
  • Amazon hiring seasonal workers for local warehouse
    Amazon is hiring seasonal workers for its product fulfillment warehouse in Upper Macungie Township. The temporary jobs pay $15.50 an hour. Those being hired must have a strong work ethic, attention t…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:14 PM ::
  • Smoky fire extinguished in Allentown
    A small fire in the basement of a vacant building produced a lot of smoke damage Thursday in Allentown. It occurred at 420 Allen St. No one was injured and the cause of the fire has not yet been dete…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:57 PM ::



  • Brittany Maynard: death with dignity or exploitation?
    A California newlywed, Brittany Maynard, 29, diagnosed with a swift and fatal brain cancer, has moved with her husband to Oregon so she can have control at the end of her life under Oregon's pioneerin…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:27 PM ::
  • South Jersey nurse to battle Ebola in Liberia
    Andrew Wegoye, an emergency-room nurse at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, will leave Thursday for at least four months in Liberia helping fight the Ebola epidemic.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:14 PM ::
  • How region's Pa. Senate races are shaping up
    HARRISBURG - A week out from Election Day and the attacks were coming fast and furious: Kane silent on SEPTA strike.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 AM ::
  • Post-Sandy, the toll of rebuilding in Brigantine
    BRIGANTINE, N.J. - When Hurricane Sandy made landfall near her home exactly two years ago, Barbara Fox, then 75, was in the hospital undergoing a heart procedure.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Two local WWII heroes will be honored in bronze
    Seventy years ago, he parachuted into a ferocious gun battle raging across the town square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. Everywhere, buildings were ablaze and bullets zipped through the air.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:07 AM ::
  • Obama warns against strict quarantines for Ebola workers
    WASHINGTON - President Obama called for health-care workers returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa to be treated as the heroes that they are, amid continuing confusion and public anxiet…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:38 AM ::
    Christie gets a bit choppy at the Shore. B1.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Many battered by Sandy still awaiting aid
    Two years after Hurricane Sandy battered the Jersey Shore, the state has distributed about a quarter of the money allocated by the federal government, as thousands of homeowners await aid to rebuild.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Discovery of remains halts Riverton renovations
    Construction of a built-in pool in a charming section of Riverton came to a screaming stop when a worker discovered a human skull Monday afternoon.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • At tribute to Liberty Medal honoree Malala, a song unsung
    When Malala Yousafzai accepted the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center last week, one thing was missing from the ceremony:Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 03:19 PM ::


  • South Jersey nurse to battle Ebola in Liberia
    Andrew Wegoye, an emergency-room nurse at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, will leave Thursday for at least four months in Liberia helping fight the Ebola epidemic.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:14 PM ::
  • The marriage premium
    This year, I'm celebrating 23 years of marriage. In addition to the joy of being wed to my best friend, our relationship has economically lifted my life and that of my nuclear and extended family. Bei…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • NE Philly man is laughmaster of YouTube pranks
    Philly's Ed Bassmaster may be the most famous person you never heard of with millions of people watching his videos.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 02:37 PM ::
  • Montco protest planned for Ardmore project
    LOWER MERION Opponents of a planned apartment and retail tower near the Ardmore train station aren't giving up, even as the developer prepares to break ground in December.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:58 PM ::
  • The oldest house no one knew about
    A Bellmawr, Camden County, resident has started a petition to save the borough's oldest home before it's demolished for a highway project.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:58 PM ::
  • Marking Sandy anniversary, Christie-style
    BELMAR, N.J. - On the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, fans of Gov. Christie's lined Main Street in this Shore town, waiting to meet him with hugs and requests for photos.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • How region's Pa. Senate races are shaping up
    HARRISBURG - A week out from Election Day and the attacks were coming fast and furious: Kane silent on SEPTA strike.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 AM ::
  • Poll finds Corbett closing gap but still trailing Wolf
    Gov. Corbett is closing the gap. But the gap remains. The race for Pennsylvania governor has tightened a smidgen entering its final days, with Democrat Tom Wolf still enjoying a 13 percentage point le…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Post-Sandy, the toll of rebuilding in Brigantine
    BRIGANTINE, N.J. - When Hurricane Sandy made landfall near her home exactly two years ago, Barbara Fox, then 75, was in the hospital undergoing a heart procedure.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Two local WWII heroes will be honored in bronze
    Seventy years ago, he parachuted into a ferocious gun battle raging across the town square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. Everywhere, buildings were ablaze and bullets zipped through the air.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:07 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Chester gets $750G grant to install dozens of security cameras
    CHESTER >> The city of Chester is about to become a little bit safer.Sen. Dominic Pileggi, R-9, of Chester, Thursday announced a $750,000 grant that will allow the city to install dozens of outdoor se…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:37 PM ::
  • Church services around Delaware County
    Aston Presbyterian Church: 2401 Baldwin Run Drive, welcomes their new pastor, the Reverend Dr. Graham Robinson and his family this Sunday at the Good Shepherd worship service held at 10:30 am. Rev. Ro…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:16 PM ::
  • Column: There is much more to your life that is yet to unfold
    One afternoon at a ski resort following a day of fun on the slopes, a 12-year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister walked to the snack stand and ordered two cups of hot chocolate. The lady behind the c…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • Show of the Week: Prince on Saturday Night Live
    This is the first Rock Music Menu Show of the Week where you won't even have to get off the couch to check out.Come Saturday, while you're nursing the hangover from bobbing for too many apples the nig…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • Rock and Roll Menu: Jack Bruce's voice will never be forgotten
    Legendary Cream bassist and singer Jack Bruce passed away last Saturday, confirmed in a statement to his official Facebook page which read, It is with great sadness that we, Jack's family, announce th…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • The 10 sexiest horror movies for your Halloween pleasure
    The tingle in the air can only mean that fright night is here once more. In honor of Halloween, we are delving into the pulse-pounding realm of dark romance.Sex and death have long been intertwined in…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:14 PM ::
  • A couple of tips to make your party scary
    Turn your home into a haunted mansion with ideas from designer Brian Patrick Flynn and 2013 HGTV Star winner Tiffany Brooks.Flynn suggests making your place look creepy by soaking large pieces of chee…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Get your groove on with Halloween Ball in Lansdowne
    The Historic Lansdowne Theater has been a constant source of interest for paranormal and ghost-hunting groups for decades. Numerous professional groups have rented the theater to set up their equipmen…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:13 PM ::
  • Patient First offering free candy X-rays
    Patient First wants everyone to enjoy the frightful fun this Halloween by offering free digital X-ray imaging of Halloween candy. Bags of candy may be brought into any Patient First Neighborhood Medic…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 AM ::
  • Tavola Restaurant in Springfield voted best Bloody Mary in America
    SPRINGFIELD >> Bar Chef Irene Moretti represented Tavola Restaurant + Bar by competing for the title of Best Bloody Mary in America in the Chopped! Best Bloody Mary Brunch perfected by ABSOLUT event h…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 10:18 AM ::


Courier Times

  • Police: Accused cop-killer Frein captured
    DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police, ending a seven-week manhunt, have captured a man accused of ambushing two troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:00 PM ::
  • Man accidentally drives car into his Bristol Twp. home
    BRISTOL TOWNSHIP — A man accidentally drove his car into his own home Thursday.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:00 PM ::
  • New Hope man dies after fall from third-floor condo
    A 45-year-old New Hope man has died after a fall from his third-floor condominium at The Waterworks complex on South River Road in the borough, police said.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:00 PM ::
  • DUI driver will pay $15k for damaged Bensalem PECO poles
    A 42-year-old Philadelphia man will need to pay at least $15,000 for damages stemming from a DUI-related accident in Bensalem that damaged another car and two PECO utility poles.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:30 PM ::
  • Montco, Bucks health officials now monitoring 7 for Ebola
    Montgomery County health officials are monitoring their first travelers returning from West Africa since the Ebola outbreak, while Bucks County added two more people Wednesday to the three it is alreaThu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:30 PM ::
  • Washinton Crossing woman to repay almost $24K for burglaries
    A 20-year-old Washington Crossing woman will need to repay nearly $24,000 in restitution to her victims after admitting that an addiction to heroin led her to burglarize two homes in Newtown Township,Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Falls resident injured in head-on crash with trash truck
    FALLS — An 82-year-old Falls resident suffered non-life threatening facial injuries Thursday morning after his Chevy Astro van crashed head on into a large municipal waste truck, township police said.…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:45 PM ::
  • Early morning blaze destroys house in Croydon
    The cause of a fire at a vacant Bristol Township house Thursday morning will be impossible to pinpoint because of the extreme damage, according to the township fire marshal.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • PA Senate, 24th District
    1-seat/4-year termThu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:00 AM ::
  • PA House, 178th District
    1 seat/2-year termThu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:00 AM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • Parapsychologist tells real life 'ghost stories' at Temple Ambler
    AMBLER >> The streets will be teeming with ghosts, ghouls and goblins on Halloween as youngsters across the region and the nation fan out into neighborhoods trick-or-treating. But on Wednesday, those…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:15 PM ::
  • Birds' Nate Allen taking criticism in stride
    PHILADELPHIA >> To defeat the Eagles with a late touchdown Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals went over the top. Even as they did, Nate Allen had an idea that the criticism would follow.Allen is it the Eag…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:11 PM ::
  • Lt. Gov Jim Cawley campaigns in Norristown
    NORRISTOWN >> Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley and former Montgomery County Commissioner Tom Ellis stood together on the steps of the Montgomery County Court House Thursday to dismiss the tax plans of gubernatoria…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:31 PM ::
  • Colorful mosaic celebrates 90th anniversary of Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown
    NORRISTOWN >> It is said that art is a fickle beast.But the work of art celebrating Elmwood Park Zoo's first 90 years that was unveiled on Thursday is anything but a quicksilver showpiece. Visitors to…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:09 PM ::
  • Pa. state senator admits using staff to organize birthday party fundraiser
    COURTHOUSE >> A lawmaker who once roamed the halls of the state Senate left the Montgomery County Courthouse Thursday as a lawbreaker, a convicted felon facing house arrest and probation for using her…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:02 PM ::
  • AUTO RACING: Grandview Speedway hosting Fall Jamboree this weekend
    Grandview Speedway will be hosting the 2014 Fall Jamboree on Saturday and Sunday that will crown the champions of the SpeedSTR, All Star Slingshot and Junior Slingshot classes. The events will be unde…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • Norristown Men of Excellence plan 2nd Annual Banquet
    NORRISTOWN >>The Norristown Men of Excellence (NMOE) will host their Second Annual Awards Banquet at noon Dec. 6, at the Westover Country Club, 401 S. Schuylkill Avenue, West Norritoin. NMOE was found…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:47 PM ::
  • WORLD SERIES: Bumgarner's pitching performance was one for the ages
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This was, is and shall forever be the Madison Bumgarner World Series.These are the games, this is the period, and especially Wednesday was the moment when the Giants left-hander be…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:25 PM ::
  • AOH to host Veterans Day service in Upper Merion
    UPPER MERION >> The Ancient Order of Hibernians of the Notre Dame Division will hosts its Annual Veterans Day Service on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.This year's guest speaker will be Montgomery County Sheri…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:36 PM ::
  • Norristown man arrested for breaking into Lower Merion home
    LOWER MERION >> Lower Merion police caught a Norristown man red-handed after he broke into a home Wednesday.Police were called to the home on Righters Mill Road in Gladwyne at 6:34 a.m. to investigate…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:28 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Uber exec urges Philadelphia to model D.C.'s laws
    Uber executive David Plouffe, former campaign manager and White House adviser to President Obama, said Wednesday new ride-share legislation in Washington was a model for Philadelphia and other cities.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 08:39 AM ::
  • Internet experts: 'Widespread harm' likely from cyber attack in next decade
    Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. But also be wary of the risks - especially to privacy - that accompany a growing focus on cyber securi…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:18 AM ::
  • Abington Health, Jefferson merger plan advances
    Abington Health in Montgomery County and Center City's Jefferson Health System have taken a step closer to a merger by signing a letter of intent to work toward a final agreement, the two organization…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Zuckerberg 'in no rush'
    The numbers are in for Facebook Inc.'s acquisition of mobile-messaging application WhatsApp Inc.: The social network paid $22 billion for a start-up that generated $10.2 million in revenue last year.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Fed action sends dollar higher, gold lower
    NEW YORK - An optimistic statement from the Federal Reserve sent the dollar up and gold prices down Wednesday as traders prepared for rising interest rates.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Fed ends bond-buying program, citing improved economy
    WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market - a key condition for an eventual interest rat…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Comcast agrees to settle 10-year-old class-action suit
    Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay $50 million in cash and services to settle a 10-year-old class-action lawsuit that alleged the cable operator overcharged customers in the Philadelphia region, accordin…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Cable-TV trade group rebranding itself
    In the late 1980s, when moguls like John Malone and Ralph Roberts fought over cable-TV franchises and when a new cable channel seemed to be born every few days, attendance at the national trade show t…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Casino closings cited as damaging N.J.'s economy
    The collapse of New Jersey's hospitality industry, driven by the closure this year of four casinos in Atlantic City, is one reason the state's economy is not faring as well as the nation's, an economi…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 12:30 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

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


Philly Record

  • POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public polls. “If I were down by the published poll spreads, why would they let Bill Clinton campaign in Pittsburgh and…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM ::
  • Cawley Revs Up GOP Members At Pre-Election Gathering
    Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:03 AM ::
  • Updated Oct. 30th
    Oct. 30- Swearing in of Judge Abbe Fletman at City Hall, Courtrm. 653, 4 p.m. Oct. 30- Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Fundraiser & Award Banquet at Univ. City Sheraton Hotel, 3549 Chestnut S…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down
    by Joe Shaheeli A defensive mode in any scenario is a worrisome one, be it when the Eagles try to kill time which sometimes backfires on the field – or in politics, when a poll leader like Tom Wolf de…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:44 AM ::
  • OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven
    Score one for Chief Justice Ronald Castille with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court moving to relieve Justice McCaffery “on an interim basis of any and all judicial and administrative responsibilities as…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Singer Demands City Quit Deleting Emails
    City Commissioner Stephanie Singer is asking the city administration to end its 50-day limit to preserving emails generated on city computers.   An IT graduate student, she knows the value of her sugg…Thu, 23 Oct 2014, 11:15 AM ::
  • 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 ::








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


The 700 Level


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Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Terrapin Moo-Hoo
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at... [This is a summary. To read th…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:26 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Triumph Over Trauma
    To say Jeff’s life has been difficult is an understatement. From addiction, to homelessness, to attempted suicide, Jeff eventually finds himself at rock bottom. When he wakes up in a crisis center and…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Election Day 2014: Tues., Nov. 4
    Vote on Tuesday: How to go about doing that Where are you supposed to go vote? What is the ballot going to look like? What sorts of initiatives do you get to vote on, in addition to the candidates for…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:08 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Sixpoint Oyster Stout
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at... [This is a summary. To read th…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • Philly Green Party leader on the hopes & challenges ahead
    Glenn Davis is just about the only politician you’ll ever meet who doesn’t go out of his way to make sure you know right up front that’s he’s a military veteran. “I’m proud of that, but that doesn’t m…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • "Art and Craft" an enigma wrapped in an obsession
    Making a documentary is inevitably going to be an editorial affair. And if the possibility of objectivity was still in question, Art and Craft presents Mark Landis. The art forger has duped over 40 mu…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:59 PM ::
  • If Tom Wolf becomes governor, here's what awaits him
    If polls are any indication, Tom Wolf is set to win the gubernatorial election next Tuesday; as of this past week, even conservative estimates show he’s leading Gov. Tom Corbett by seven to nine point…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:54 PM ::
  • Gyllenhaal's creepy newshound gives "Nightcrawler" chills
    An aimless cipher gets sucked into the world of freelance news footage, prowling the streets at night to film disasters—and maybe to start staging some. It’s no surprise Nightcrawler wants to make you…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:48 PM ::
  • You’re all winners: Theatre Philadelphia bestows Barrymore Awards
    The Philadelphia theater community took center stage as a collective Monday night at the Merriam Theater, where 26 Theatre Philadelphia Barrymore Awards were handed out to honor and celebrate some of…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Terry Mutchler brings her love out from the shadows
    Penny Severns lived and died in Decatur, IL, achieving immense success in politics and governance in her 46 years before succumbing to cancer. She was an Illinois state senator, deeply involved in the…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 12:29 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

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


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Temple University

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



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Bid Process Reveals Uncertain Future For Delaware Power Station
    Bids for purchase and redevelopment of the Delaware Power Station are due Monday at 5PM. What will they tell us about the monumental building's future? Ryan Briggs talks to some experts and considers…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:08 PM ::
  • The Case For Logan Square
    Why the current thinking about the Parkway’s transformation needs to be more ambitious, development anxiety in Powelton Village, Brickstone’s latest acquistions in Midtown, and Councilwoman gets her d…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 07:44 AM ::
  • Saying Goodbye To Stokes House
    The end is near for the Stokes house of Holme Circle. Despite efforts by a local civic association to save the 19th century stone farmhouse at 2976 Welsh Road, it will be razed any day now for new res…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:49 AM ::
  • Getting A Pedestrian-Driven Main Street Right In Center City
    Chestnut Walk as a new kind of Center City street, the multiplying effects of pop-up gardens, Penn to break ground on South Bank, and angry parents unleash on Walter PalmerWed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • City For Families? Millennial Parents Say So
    If schools are a key to retaining families, what is Philadelphia to do? Quite a lot, says David Feldman, who takes us inside the parent and community-led movement to invest in ten public elementary sc…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:25 PM ::
  • Philadelphia To Have Bus Shelters Replaced, Expanded
    Titan inks $52 million advertising deal with City, officials irked at Council’s unwillingness to sell PGW, a look back at Devil’s Pocket, and the resolve of one North Philly church to resist Temple U'…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 08:45 AM ::
  • A Lost Furness Chapel And The Stories It Tells
    An obscure Frank Furness gem sits vacant and unused in Mount Sinai Cemetery in Frankford. Joe Brin has the details of this Moorish discovery and thoughts on Furness, preservation, and urban developmen…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 08:16 AM ::
  • Choreographing A New Life For The Old Pearl On South Street
    Dance studio on South Street to be ready next month, Manayunk church getting ready for spring restoration efforts, four homes to begin construction in NoLibs, and SEPTA announces fare payment upgradeMon, 27 Oct 2014, 08:11 AM ::
  • A Monumental Shift At Dilworth Park
    Olin's design for Dilworth Park gives Philadelphia what it has long struggled for: a suitably grand approach to the monumental City Hall, says Hidden City co-editor Nathaniel Popkin. Here's his review…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:18 AM ::
  • Kenney To Hist Commission: Put Buildings On Register, Get More Funding
    Firm would simply recoup money through ads, Councilman Kenney wants to bolster Historical Commission, Councilman Henon undaunted by Planning Commission’s non-recommendation for Mayfair overlay, and Gu…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 09:08 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

  • Dana Rebecca is Having a Trunk Show at TownHome
    In our opinion, the best Halloween pre-game (and post-game) isn’t posting up at a pub tomorrow afternoon, but rather trying on Dana Rebecca Designs jewelry at TownHome. Interested in swapping your fun…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:30 PM ::
  • The Matchup: Eagles Vs. Texans
    Here’s a look at how the Eagles match up with the Texans. WHEN THE EAGLES RUN… Eagles running backs were productive last week against a stout Arizona Cardinals defense. LeSean McCoy ran 21 times for 8…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:52 PM ::
  • Local Bridal Guide: 5 Philly-Brewed Coffees You Can Serve at Your Wedding
    When you think about the drinks that will be served at your wedding—signature or otherwise—your thoughts are most likely focused on the cocktails, and not so much on the coffee and tea service that’ll…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:47 PM ::
  • This Center City Condo Is Going For $70,000
    A mere block from the Avenue of the Arts, you’d think this studio condo on Locust Street would be asking for a bit more. After all, the unit is in the Arts Condominium building, which offers its tenan…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:33 PM ::
  • 5 Foodie Events to Scope Out on Philly Vegan Day This Saturday
    Saturday is World Vegan Day, so Philly is getting in on the fun with lots of meat-free events around town and in the ‘burbs.’s V for Veg columnist Vance Lehmkuhl has the full rundown of eve…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:15 PM ::
  • Madonna’s Bedtime Stories Turns 20: A Look Back At Its Career-Defining Legacy
    “A little up and down and all around, it’s all about survival,” coos Madonna on slinky boudoir groove “Survival,” the opening number of her just-turned-20 work Bedtime Stories. And, as all of us true…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:07 PM ::
  • TONIGHT: Free Cheese and Beer with Victory’s Bill Covaleski
    Duke & Winston is hosting a Beer and Cheese Tasting tonight from 6-9 p.m. The cheese pairing will be done by Crow & the Pitcher, and Victory Brewing Co. founder Bill Covaleski will be on hand for beer…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 04:01 PM ::
  • Gay Sports Bar Boxers Opens Today
    G Philly’s got the update on Boxers‘ opening today in the Gayborhood. Even though it’s just a soft opening at 4 p.m. this afternoon, there will be a grand opening weekend coming up in a few weeks. The…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:51 PM ::
  • The Edit: 8 Fantastic Faux Fur Jackets
    We love real fur as much as the next person, but sometimes you need a cheaper and not to mention, more fun, alternative. Faux fur allows you to try out the quirkiest and loudest fur trends—like stripe…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:47 PM ::
  • Teddy Scare Turned Life-Sized for Terror Behind the Walls
    For the past nine years, Applehead Factory design studio has released a special product from their Teddy Scares line of terrifyingly adorable teddy bears just for Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern St…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:45 PM ::


  • CINEMA: Even Better Than The Real Thing
      Art And Craft, which opens at the Ritz At The Bourse on tomorrow,  follows the monkeyshines of eccentric self-described “philanthropist” and “art collector” Mark Landis, who donates famous works fro…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 11:07 AM ::
  • CORNEL WEST ON FERGUSON: ‘Barack Obama Reeks Of Political Calculation Not Moral Conviction’
    RELATED: It’s a little unusual to see the Obama administration singing the praises of Doctors Without Borders, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nonprofit that is shipping doctors, drugs and supplies to W…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 05:46 AM ::
  • GEEK SQUAD: Riot Girl
      BY STEPHANIE SHAMP GEEK SPACE CORRESPONDENT Two weeks ago, the invisible troll army of the so-called “#GamerGate” keepers — kind of like the ISIS of video game culture — reached peak infamy when fem…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 10:37 AM ::
  • CARIBOU: Our Love
    He plays Union Transfer on 11/14 in support of the curiously-clubby Our Love, his first since 2010’s career-making Swim. Hard to put your finger on just why this video is so mesmerizing/unsettling. Is…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 09:28 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      FRESH AIR The man behind the most popular female comic book hero of all time, Wonder Woman, had a secret past: Creator William Moulton Marston had a wife — and a mistress. He fathered children with…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:22 PM ::
  • EARLY WORD: Super Furry Animal House
    Gruff Rhys plays the Boot N’ Saddle on November 6th.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:21 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Weezer @ The Trocadero
    By DYLAN LONG We can all agree that Weezer needs no introduction, nor did they get one this past Saturday night at the Trocadero. Instead, after almost an hour and a half of fans trickling in to fill…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 01:12 PM ::
  • SMUTGATE: Seamus McCaffery, At Last Showing Good Judgement, Resigns From PA Supreme Court
      DAILY NEWS: Seamus McCaffery, a former Philadelphia police officer elected in 2007 to the state’s highest court, is retiring today, one week after four of his fellow justices voted to suspend him fr…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 11:56 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Thurston Moore @ Boot & Saddle
    Photo by DAN LONG The Boot & Saddle is a 125-person capacity South Philly venue with a long Country and Western history that was shuttered years ago and recently revived with punk rock charm. I knew r…Sun, 26 Oct 2014, 03:54 AM ::
  • DEEP THROAT: Q&A With Harry Shearer
    Illustration by EVERYBODY’S GOT TO BE IN A GANG 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,…Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 11:39 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

  • More Mixed Use Coming to East Girard?
    Will have to come to community firstLou Mancinelli CommentsIt might be awhile before developers have a chance to appear before the Fishtown Neighbors Association zoning committee for their proposal to…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:48 PM ::
  • Van Pelt Mews Moving Forward
    Demolition done, construction soonMr. Fox CommentsIt was more than a year ago that we first broke the news that a bunch of new homes were soon to rise on the 1900 block of Walnut Street at the interse…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:26 AM ::
  • Sarah's Place Revives on 29th Street
    A new letter and new ownersMr. Fox CommentsA story from Michael Klein clued us in a couple weeks ago about the recently opened Sarah's Place at 29th & Flora in Brewerytown. This building was, for many…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • New Pedestrian Plaza Appears Next to IRS Building
    How didn't we know about this?Mr. Fox CommentsThe Porch at 30th Street Station, now a couple of years old, has been a big success story for University City District. The public plaza replaced a sad st…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • New Home Rising on Norris Street Near Frankford Ave.
    Across from future apartmentsMr. Fox CommentsAs Fishtown has continued to redevelop, we've seen a good mix of larger projects and one-off projects, sometimes even on the same block. On the 2100 block…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • Demolition Near the Burk Mansion on Broad Street
    Is something new coming on North Broad?Mr. Fox CommentsLast week, we directed your attention to the northwest corner of Broad & Jefferson, noting that the Burk Mansion, vacant for about twenty years,…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:21 AM ::
  • Minor Changes to Plans for 1919 Market
    But it's definitely coming togetherMr. Fox CommentsThe end of August was our last visit to 1919 Market St., a long vacant corner in Philadelphia's central business district that we've eyed repeatedly…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 02:02 PM ::
  • Will Condos Be the Answer for a Lawrence Street Property?
    Future is unclearMr. Fox CommentsThe 800 block of N. Lawrence St. has gone through some big changes in the last few years. A couple of one-off projects have replaced vacant lots and older buildings, a…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 11:04 AM ::
  • Yet Another Ridge Avenue Project in the Works
    Bad news for another vacant lotLou Mancinelli CommentsIf all the plans presented for different parcels along the 1600 block of Ridge Avenue come to fruition, it would be a transformation from corner t…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 11:41 PM ::
  • Another Surface Parking Lot Turning Over in Old City?
    A bunch of neighbors are wonderingMr. Fox CommentsIn Old City, surface parking lots can be found all over the neighborhood and they're probably a necessity with all the tourists that come through on a…Mon, 27 Oct 2014, 02:25 PM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • Boxers, the NYC gay sports bar, opens on Walnut St.
    Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 03:54 PM ::
  • Marty Grims taking over Wayne's Peppercorn
    Grims' holdings include the Moshulu, two White Dog Cafes and the Du Jour market/cafes.Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 01:28 PM ::
  • The buzziest bars in Philly
    Sidewalk, a social analytics company, has released an infographic with data that shows the most influential bars in five cities: NYC, LA, CHI, PHL, and HOU. The data is compiled by analyzing social me…Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 09:56 AM ::
  • Inside City Tap House Logan Square
    Monday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. is the target opening of City Tap House Logan Square - Brian Harrington and Gary Cardi's revamp of their Public House in Two Logan Square into a branch of their University Cit…Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM ::
  • Philly taquerias featured on TV's 'Taco Trip'
    Chef Aaron Sanchez is in town, shooting for Cooking Channel.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 01:33 PM ::
  • Kensington Quarters: It's a meat market in there
    It's a bar/restaurant with a butcher counter and classroom built in. Stop in for a drink at the 15-seat soapstone-topped bar while ordering a roast from the butcher shop just a step away.Wed, 29 Oct 2014, 08:55 AM ::
  • Win tickets to Garces Foundation Gala
    In a quickie Twitter contest, I'm giving away passes for two people to attend a buffet staged by some of the biggest names in the local food scene.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 03:25 PM ::
  • 'Bar Rescue' clients give up on Taffer's changes
    Alleged Pizza and Osteria Calabria are rolling back the new ideas.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 11:52 AM ::
  • Northern Liberties to add branch of Doylestown pizzeria
    Salvatore and Robert Carollo are due to go before the zoning committee of the Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association on Tuesday, Oct. 28 to discuss their plans for the ground floor of a new build…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 09:14 AM ::
  • 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.Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 12:18 AM ::