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  • Delaware County Man Accused Of Ex-Girlfriend’s Murder
    A Delaware County man is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend inside her Upper Darby home.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 12:25 AM ::
  • Hunt for ambush suspect briefly intensifies
    Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of th…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:46 PM ::
  • Councilman Wants Federal Hate Crime Charges In Attack On Gay Couple
    Philadelphia police are still investigating that brutal attack on a gay couple in Center City. Several people have been questioned, but no arrests have been made yet.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:16 PM ::
    Fall Feel Friday Expect a fall like start on Friday with a low in Philly around 55 degrees.  By the afternoon under sun and clouds, expect a below average high around 70.   This weekend temperatures w…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:27 PM ::
  • Woman Stabbed Inside South Philadelphia Employment Agency
    Police say a 54-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times in the chest inside an employment agency on the 2300 block of South Broad Street around 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:31 PM ::
  • Trooper-Killing Suspect On FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List
    The suspect in the ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another over the weekend at their barracks is now on the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive List, authorities say…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:08 PM ::
  • Funeral Held For Slain Pa. State Police Trooper
    Friends and family are saying goodbye today to the Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was gunned down in an ambush.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:07 PM ::
  • Emergency repairs approved for Walt Whitman Bridge
    The agency that operates the Walt Whitman bridge connecting southern New Jersey and Philadelphia has approved $2.7 million in work to repair holes found on the bridge's steelwork.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:24 PM ::
  • Murder suspect wears 'Crime Pays' T-shirt to court
    A Philadelphia judge wants to know why a murder suspect appeared in court in a T-shirt that says, Crime Pays.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:52 PM ::
  • Couple charged with running brothels around state
    Authorities say that a New Brunswick couple has been charged with running a prostitution ring with women in the country illegally in at least eight brothels across the state.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:59 PM ::




  • Musikfest 2014 shootings overblown by media
    City officials including the mayor, city council members, the police chief, and the outgoing Musikfest director agreed Thursday evening at a city council public safety committee meeting Musikfest is…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:32 AM ::
  • ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talks
    It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something. On Thursday night you could add another 140 people or so to the ranks of t…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:32 AM ::
  • LVHN to offer free flu-shots to the public
    The Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:32 AM ::
  • Northampton County workers protest hikes in health-care costs
    Nearly 200 county workers jammed Northampton County Council’s Thursday night meeting to protest hikes in their medical health-care benefits proposed by County Executive John Brown. Brown said steps m…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:04 AM ::
  • Northampton to move forward with grant for portable restroom facility
    By next year, the Borough of Northampton should own a portable restroom facility. At Thursday evening's meeting, council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant to the…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 12:21 AM ::
  • Police close roads in Monroe County during search for Eric Frein
    Authorities closed several roads near Eric Matthew Frein's parents' home in Barrett Township, Monroe County Thursday night. The Barrett Township Fire Department opened a shelter for residents in the…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:48 PM ::
  • Mural dedicated to local historian
    A Reading icon was in the spotlight once again as dozens vowed to never forget his contributions. Thursday evening, at Third and Walnut streets, Frank Gilyard was immortalized with a special mural. G…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:39 PM ::
  • Motorcyclist rushed to the hospital after crashing
    A motorcyclist had to be rushed to the hospital after getting trapped underneath a tractor trailer in Reading. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of North 11th Street. We're told…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:32 PM ::
  • New PPL spin-off to stay in Lehigh Valley
    PPL's proposed spin-off company might not be bad news for employees after all.Earlier this year it was announced that PPL would join forces with an investment firm to create Talen Energy Corporation.…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:10 PM ::
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit against Allentown Police again
    The city of Allentown has notched a victory in a legal battle involving a veteran police officer.In 2012, Officer Leif Henry sued the city and then-Police Chief Roger McClean.Henry claimed he was dis…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:07 PM ::



  • After attack on couple, calls for Pa. hate-crime law change
    As investigators interviewed more witnesses and reviewed additional video footage of a Center City assault that sent a gay couple to the hospital last week, calls began anew for Pennsylvania to expand…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Senate approves aid for Syrian rebels, stopgap budget, then takes recess for elections
    WASHINGTON - Moving quickly on the heels of the House, the Senate grudgingly approved a measure Thursday that gives President Obama the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic S…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • For 83 years, he kept his customers in step
    After 83 years repairing shoes, since he was recruited off a Camden sidewalk at age 11, James Spinelli, 94, is retiring this month and closing Quaker Shoe Repair in Haddonfield.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • Report calls for splitting L&I into 2 agencies
    A draft report that a blue-ribbon panel has sent to Mayor Nutter calls for splitting Philadelphia's much-criticized Department of Licenses and Inspections in two, The Inquirer has learned.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:35 AM ::
    Gays still a target after all this time. Kevin Riordan, A2. A hate crime in everything but the law. Editorial, A22.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:35 AM ::
    The Islamic State releases a video of British photojournalist John Cantlie, left. A4. Islamic State militiamen capture 20 Kurdish villages. A4.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • Omission from Vietnam memorial compounds pain of naval calamity
    On the signal bridge of the USS Frank E. Evans, Steve Kraus was scanning the ocean about 3 a.m. as the destroyer made a long, sweeping starboard turn through the darkness.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 12:30 AM ::
  • Trial lawyer Kline gives $50M to Drexel law school
    In one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. law school, Drexel University said Wednesday that Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline would give the eight-year-old school $50 million to bolster its e…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:24 PM ::
  • Number of poor in N.J. spikes; Philadelphia shows small drop
    New Jersey registered the highest increase in the number of poor people in America between 2012 and 2013, while poverty dropped slightly in Philadelphia.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:40 AM ::
  • AP interview: Iraqi premier rules out U.S. ground troops
    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the puzzling exclusion of…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:34 AM ::


  • Christie derides legislative probe of lane closings
    TRENTON - Gov. Christie on Thursday unleashed harsh criticism of the legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures, framing the probe as a partisan pursuit prolonged by De…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Celebrating the power of water
    The Water Department, generally attentive to unusual drips and noisy leaks, has decided to let the waters flow. On Sunday, the city's most unlikely impresario continues its flirtation with the arts by…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Pa. Gold Star family memorial to be dedicated Sunday
    Juliet Gettings never wanted her son, Albert, to join the military. But when 9/11 happened, she knew there was no stopping him.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • After attack on couple, calls for Pa. hate-crime law change
    As investigators interviewed more witnesses and reviewed additional video footage of a Center City assault that sent a gay couple to the hospital last week, calls began anew for Pennsylvania to expand…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:39 AM ::
  • Marion F. Kaisla, 73, accounts coordinator
    Mementos around her house might have raised intriguing questions about where Marion Flood Kaisla worked. There were the highball glasses with etchings of the StarKist advertising figure Charlie the Tu…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • FBI adds Frein to 10 Most Wanted list
    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Eric Frein, the most-wanted man in Pennsylvania, is now on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list, a place that has included the names of such killers as Osama bin Laden and the man who m…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • James Shorten Cross, 97, oil expert
    James Shorten Cross, 97, an oil-industry expert who helped lay the groundwork for the country's Strategic Petroleum Reserve during the energy crisis of the 1970s, died Thursday, Sept. 11, of causes re…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • For 83 years, he kept his customers in step
    After 83 years repairing shoes, since he was recruited off a Camden sidewalk at age 11, James Spinelli, 94, is retiring this month and closing Quaker Shoe Repair in Haddonfield.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • William W. Vosburgh, 85, sociologist
    William Wallace Vosburgh, 85, of Bryn Mawr, a sociologist and longtime professor on the Main Line, died of dementia Friday, Sept. 12, at his home.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • Two arrested in Camden in rape and beating of homeless woman
    Camden County Police, with an assist from the community, arrested two men in the rape and beating of a 54-year-old homeless Camden woman.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Media man charged in credit union theft
    MIDDLETOWN - A 26-year-old Media man with a self-described bad gambling habit was arrested on felony theft charges for allegedly bilking a local credit union out of $2,873, according to Pennsylvania S…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:46 PM ::
  • Thornbury approves MMO funds
    THORNBURY - Supervisors unanimously approved the 2015 Minimum Municipal Obligation for uniformed employees in the amount of $56,519.-LORETTA RODGERSThu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:45 PM ::
  • Ridley Park addresses several issues
    RIDLEY PARK - A Collier Circle resident suggested to council at its September meeting that residents be notified when herbicides are to be applied to park areas because it takes times for the chemical…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:43 PM ::
  • Christine Flowers: Tottenville school girls' fashion makes no sense
    There were exactly five months during the first 12 years of my schooling that I got to choose my own wardrobe. Unfortunately, since I was only 8 at the time, I had neither the budget nor the fashion s…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:41 PM ::
  • Brookhaven Holiday Parade to honor military personnel
    BROOKHAVEN - The Brookhaven Holiday Parade Committee has decided to dedicate this years Christmas parade to all active and retired military personal. The annual parade will be held on Nov. 22 and the…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:40 PM ::
  • Folcroft seeks reinstatement of earned income tax
    FOLCROFT - Council Tuesday night voted 5-0 to advertise an ordinance to reinstate the 1 percent earned income tax. Council members Susan Ropski and Lauren Foley were not present at the meeting.Council…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:37 PM ::
  • Future Interment Reform Act proposal garners debate
    Small cemeteries could become collateral damage in a war between local funeral home directors and StoneMor Partners of Levittown, Bucks County, according to cemetery manager Guy Saxton.Saxton, speakin…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:35 PM ::
  • Letter: Minimum wage opinion ignores some of the basics in the debate
    To the Times:An opinion piece published in last week's Delco Times on minimum wage continues to overlook some of this policy's most egregious flaws. Although often ignored because it runs counter to p…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:02 PM ::
  • Letter: Common Core fails and deserves to be left behind
    To the Times:Isn't it strange that since the Federal Department of Education was established in the late 70's, education has been on a disastrous downward decline even though America spends more money…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:00 PM ::
  • Sound Off for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
    KEEPING THE U.N. HAPPYIsn't it funny how the U.N. doesn't seem to like us until we cut them a check for billions of dollars every year?JUST SAYIN'WHAT THEY DON'T TELL YOUAll I see on television are ad…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:54 PM ::


Courier Times

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • Upper Merion supervisors replace community center contractor
    UPPER MERION >> The board of supervisors Thursday night replaced the general construction contractor that was awarded a $6.5 million contract in early June for the Upper Merion community center after…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:57 PM ::
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Time for rest, but not relaxation for Penn State
    The Nittany Lions are entering the rest and grow part of their schedule.After a tense, emotional and travel-heavy start to the season, Penn State and James Franklin welcome to town the Massachusetts M…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:22 PM ::
  • FLYERS: Slim chance of return for Timonen
    VOORHEES, N.J. >> Kimmo Timonen didn't really know what he was dealing with during the first few days of August, when he entered a hospital in Finland upon the recommendation of a doctor friend of his…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:20 PM ::
  • Colonial school board OKs financing of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School renovation
    Whitemarsh >> The Colonial school board Thursday authorized the district administration to move forward with financing up to $40 million in renovations to Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. The board na…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:14 PM ::
  • Upper Merion welcomes two new officers to police department
    UPPER MERION >> Two young men were sworn in as Upper Merion police officers Thursday night by District Justice William Maruszczak at the board of supervisors' meeting.Daniel Mease, 24, graduated from…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:07 PM ::
  • EAGLES: Smith practices at inside linebacker
    PHILADELPHIA >> All Marcus Smith ever really wanted was to play football. The position, to him, was insignificant.That's why he arrived at the University of Louisville as a quarterback and left as a f…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:03 PM ::
  • EAGLES: Sproles finding success with up-tempo offense
    PHILADELPHIA >> Darren Sproles is a fan of fast starts.The 5-6, 190-pound Eagles running back clocked a 4.47 in the 40-yard dash on the older, slower surface at the scouting combine. His 1.55 second s…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:01 PM ::
  • Convicted killer in 2011 Norristown shooting gets life sentence
    COURTHOUSE >> A former Collegeville man who was convicted in June of a shooting in Norristown in 2011 that injured two people and killed one person was given a life sentence in prison on Thursday by J…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 06:29 PM ::
  • AUTO RACING: Grandview's Freedom 76 back on track
    With just one day to go, the field of entries seems to be getting better and better for the 44th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Stock Car Classic set for Grandview Speedway Saturday.Three more New York ra…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 06:20 PM ::
  • Jury selection stalls in trial of alleged Upper Merion baby killer
    COURTHOUSE >> On Thursday, after three days of individual questioning, attorneys exhausted the first panel of 88 prospective jurors and have been able to select only five men and four women in the cap…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:08 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Trial lawyer Kline gives $50M to Drexel law school
    In one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. law school, Drexel University said Wednesday that Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline would give the eight-year-old school $50 million to bolster its e…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:24 PM ::
  • Former Pa. pension fund manager says he is "exonerated"
    An investigation into an unsuccessful investment by the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) has found no evidence of illegality by Anthony Clark, the system's former chief investmen…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:21 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Would-be buyer of PGW reaches out to its workers
    On the eve of a contentious City Council debate about the sale of the Philadelphia Gas Works, the utility's prospective buyer reached out directly to PGW employees on Wednesday to reassure a worried w…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:45 AM ::
  • Markets rise on news from the Fed
    NEW YORK - The stock market got the reassurance it wanted from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday. The U.S. central bank signaled it would keep its short-term interest rate near zero for a while yet, an…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:31 AM ::
  • Disruptive passenger pleads guilty to interfering with flight crew
    A drunk and disruptive passenger who in May groped three women and caused a London-bound US Airways flight to return to Philadelphia pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to interference with a fl…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 06:46 AM ::
  • Auxilium to mull Endo's offer - and initiate poison pill
    Chesterbrook drugmaker Auxilium Pharmaceuticals responded Wednesday to an unsolicited takeover offer from Endo International P.L.C. by saying it would look at the offer, as required by financial regul…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • Obama administration gives city $2.5M to study rebuilding Roosevelt Blvd.
    The Obama administration has given Philadelphia $2.5 million to figure out how to finally fix Roosevelt Boulevard, the 12-lane deathtrap that runs through the Northeast.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • PhillyDeals: DuPont shares rise on investor's demands
    Shares of DuPont Co. rose more than 5 percent Wednesday, to $69.25, after billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Partners dropped the polite public mask he held up when he started accumulating shar…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • World Bank warns Ebola's economic impact could be catastrophic
    WASHINGTON - If the Ebola epidemic continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries - Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone - its economic impact could grow eightfold next year, dealing a potentia…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:34 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Teleseminar by the Reed Smith Side of the Blog
    This coming Wednesday, September 24th at 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PT, three of your Reed Smith bloggers, Steve Boranian, Steve McConnell, and myself (Bexis) will be presenting a teleseminar that we've enti…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:53 PM ::
  • Shootout at the First Amendment Corral
    Ever since the FDA decided that discretion was the better part of valor – or read the handwriting on the wall – and decided not to appeal United States v. Caronia, 703 F.3d 149 (2d Cir. 2012), to the…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:17 PM ::
  • Who is the Prescriber?
    You’ve no doubt heard that hard cases make bad law.  But sometimes hard cases make no law.  That is, the judge decides not to decide, because deciding seems too difficult.  We would have thought that…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 03:48 PM ::
  • Important FOIA Decision
    We don’t normally follow Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) decisions, but Public Citizen v. U.S. Dep’t of Health and Human Services, ___ F. Supp.2d ___, 2014 WL 4388062 (D.D.C. Sept. 5, 2014), falls…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 03:46 PM ::
  • A Foregone Conclusion On A Runaway Verdict
                From our ivory tower in the kingdom of blogdom, we track cases and litigations from afar, peeking in on them from decisions rendered at specific points in time.  Sometimes, from a single d…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 04:41 PM ::
  • Third Circuit Rejects Consumer Fraud/Unjust Enrichment Class Action
                Yesterday the Third Circuit upheld a District of New Jersey decision denying class certification as to plaintiffs’ consumer fraud and unjust enrichment claims.  Grandalski v. Quest Diagno…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 12:39 PM ::
  • Telling It Like It Is
    The Eleventh Circuit’s recent decision in In re Engle Cases, ___ F.3d ___, 2014 WL 4435893 (11th Cir. Sept 10, 2014), although involving cigarettes rather than prescription medical products, rips the…Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 02:31 PM ::
  • Later is not Better than Never
     We do not devote a lot of space to statute of limitations cases.  That is not because they are unimportant.  To the contrary, statutes of limitations serve fundamental principles of fairness and pre…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • Recent Development Highlighting The Off-Label Paradox
    We’ve blogged a number of times about the illogical, and often downright counterproductive, nature of the FDA’s position that regulated manufacturers are generally banned from providing the medical co…Tue, 9 Sep 2014, 03:40 PM ::
  • Yet Another Infusion of the InFuse Litigation
    This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.Even on a slow week, we can count on one litigation to infuse our inbox with blogging opportunities.  The decision comes from a federal cour…Mon, 8 Sep 2014, 02:53 PM ::


Philly Record

  • Mayor Praises PGW Sale
    Mayor Michael A. Nutter has praised the decision by UIL Holdings Corp. to continue its effort to acquire the Philadelphia Gas Works in a $1.86-billion transaction that awaits action by the Philadelphi…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:13 AM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Are Low Registrations A Sign Of Low Vote?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Walk-in registrations to the Registration Commission offices at Delaware & Spring Garden, plus registrations from PennDOT, are at the normal low for an election reportedly drawing lit…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:53 AM ::
  • OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll
    With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s becoming routine to learn how scores of them are coming under federal scrutiny for mismanaging or f…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • Updated Sept. 18th
    Sep. 18-           Kelvin A. Jeremiah, PHA CEO and President, is guest speaker for monthly GOP Breakfast Series at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., 7:15 a.m. Event free. Light breakfast. For info Denise…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:40 AM ::
  • Accounting Firm Counsels How To Transition A Family Business
    Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 12:49 PM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Democratic Fundraising Peaks In Philadelphia
    Well-known philanthropist and businessman HAROLD HONICKMAN along with his lovely wife hosted a plush fundraiser for City COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE at the Rittenhouse Hotel. The guest of honor w…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 11:10 AM ::
  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Honoring USA’s First Naval Hero; Democrats’ War On Women
    Last week a historic marker honoring COMMODORE JOHN BARRY was placed on Delaware Avenue. The successful erection of the marker was in large part owing to the hard work of Republican Committeewoman CEL…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 09:40 AM ::
  • FOP Demonstrates Political Prowess With Tom Wolf Gala
      BY MARIA MERLINO/ The crowd at the FOP’s Michael G. Lutz Room was buzzing with excitement. Butlered hors d’oeuvres, a carving station, martini glasses of hot potatoes and toppings, and a sweet stati…Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • Pols On The Street: Kane TV Ads Stress Family
    John Kane launched his first television ad of the State Senate campaign running on broadcast and cable TV, and on the internet. The ad features John’s family, including his wife of 24 years, Lori; his…Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 10:48 AM ::
  • Councilman Oh Announces Contest To Boost Local Artists
    Councilman David Oh held a press conference in City Hall to announce the grand prize and category prizes for PHL LIVE Center Stage, his exciting new music initiative that provides local musicians with…Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 10:33 AM ::








  • Phillies call on Buchanan to open series in Oakland
    With the A's in place to earn a Wild Card berth, the Phillies, who sit in last place in the National League East, enter Coliseum on Friday to begin a three-game Interleague set.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 02:05 AM ::
  • Kendrick, offense unable to find rhythm in SD
    Kyle Kendrick labored through five innings, allowing three runs on six hits and five walks as the Phillies dropped the series finale, 7-3, to the Padres in San Diego.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Gwynn Jr. forging ahead after his father's passing
    For Tony Gwynn Jr., there hasn't been much time to mourn. The baseball season has a pace and presence to it that demands staying in the present and not reflecting on the past. There are signs and stor…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:35 PM ::
  • Ruf spells Howard at 1B in back-to-back games
    With Phillies slugger Ryan Howard in a recent slump, Darin Ruf started consecutive games at first base for the first time since late July.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:31 PM ::
  • Sandberg wants Revere to revisit approach
    The Phillies' future plans include improvement in the outfield, and manager Ryne Sandberg suggested that center fielder Ben Revere should strive to hit 30-40 doubles in a season. Revere entered Thursd…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:12 PM ::
  • Ruf makes his case for playing time with big night
    Darin Ruf went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in a 5-2 victory over the Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday night.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 01:53 AM ::
  • Cryptic Burnett hints at health issue
    Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park that he was unaware of any health issues for A.J. Burnett, other than the inguinal hernia he has had since April.Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 09:11 PM ::
  • Power-seeking Phillies keen on Cuban outfielder Tomas
    The Phillies need some big bats in the middle of the lineup. Internally, Phillies officials acknowledge Chase Utley (.660 OPS since May 28) and Ryan Howard (.685 OPS this season) would be better suite…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 09:09 PM ::
  • Umpire West suspended one game for contact with Papelbon
    Umpire Joe West was suspended by Major League Baseball for one game Wednesday for making contact with Phillies reliever Jonathon Papelbon during an argument on Sunday.Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 02:01 PM ::
  • Would replay have changed history for '77 Phillies?
    Phillies fans have to wonder how vastly different things might have turned out if a replay system had been available on Oct. 7, 1977, during Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on what w…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 10:00 AM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Terrapin Maggie’s Peach Farmhouse Ale
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at Take…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:47 PM ::
  • MAAG marks five years of uniting Northwest Philly artists
    It’s five years now since Linda Slodki and Arleen Olshan set out with the vision of building a community hub for artists of all sorts in Northwest Philadelphia—and, specifically, along the Germantown…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:32 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: River Horse Hipp-O-Lantern
    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 Ther…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 12:30 PM ::
  • "Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" a feeble look at doomed marriage
    As on-point as the title is—so strained that characters make time to talk about it—the key beat of its name is its subtitle: Them. Originally, director Ned Benson showed two films on the festival circ…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 12:21 PM ::
  • Kline, Smith—and Paris itself—sparkle in "My Old Lady"
    A movie like My Old Lady comes with a tony cast, a high-concept premise—Mathias (Kevin Kline) inherits a viager apartment in Paris that he can’t actually sell until the current tenant (Maggie Smith) d…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 12:06 PM ::
  • What exactly are they protesting up in Tacony, anyway?
    The tall brunette can’t even. “I walked up there and called them all pussies,” she says, before backtracking to the beginning of the story: “Me and my girlfriend came here to get some smokes, then we…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 12:04 PM ::
  • Savage Love
    I’m the bisexual everyone loves to hate because I want to be in a poly relationship with both a man and a woman. I am a woman who is into commitment, loyalty, love, trust and honesty. I am not looking…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:59 AM ::
  • Nightlife: Cooking Up Couture
    One could barely tell the fashion models from the rest of the stylish crowd at Cooking Up Couture, a late-summer food and fashion showcase in Northern Liberties that gathered personalities from TV sho…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:57 AM ::
  • Philly hosts OutBeat, nation's first queer jazz festival
    Billy Strayhorn was pure magic. At 16 years young, in the mid-1930s, he composed the majority of “Lush Life,” now a jazz standard that starts with these lyrics: “I used to visit all the very gay place…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:46 AM ::
  • A futuristic fashion week with the Philadelphia Collection
    If there’s a characteristic that’s emblematic of fashion around here—more so than shiny fabric in Center City, more so than exuberant facial hair in Fishtown, more so than sweatpants in South Philly—i…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:46 AM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • MAAG marks five years of uniting Northwest Philly artists
    It’s five years now since Linda Slodki and Arleen Olshan set out with the vision of building a community hub for artists of all sorts in Northwest Philadelphia—and, specifically, along the Germantown…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:32 PM ::
  • Nightlife: Cooking Up Couture
    One could barely tell the fashion models from the rest of the stylish crowd at Cooking Up Couture, a late-summer food and fashion showcase in Northern Liberties that gathered personalities from TV sho…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:57 AM ::
  • A futuristic fashion week with the Philadelphia Collection
    If there’s a characteristic that’s emblematic of fashion around here—more so than shiny fabric in Center City, more so than exuberant facial hair in Fishtown, more so than sweatpants in South Philly—i…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:46 AM ::
  • Calendar: September 17-24
    Wed., September 17 FOOD & DRINK Yards Beef and Beer Cruise Enjoy a beef and beer buffet and open bar featuring Yards’ brews while cruising the Delaware on the Spirit of Philadelphia. WMMR’s Jacky BamB…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 06:02 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks
    Friday, September 12 PERFORMANCE Cirque Du Soleil: Varekai A young man navigates a magical forest populated with fantastical creatures. 7:30pm. $36-$145. Through Sept. 14. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S B…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 01:26 PM ::
  • PW's Fall Guide 2014
    Autumn in Philly: three months worth of awesome. It’s a piano superstar at the Orchestra; it’s hard-hitting rock at the Troc; it’s a zombie prom full of love and brains; it’s a new mix of spices on yo…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:37 PM ::
  • Philly sports season preview: the big & small of fall 2014
    It’s fall. And just like every other season of the seasonal year, there are sports to be played by professionals, watched by carnivores and analyzed to death by fucking everyone. Before you spend all…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:30 PM ::
  • What's new in Philly restaurants for fall 2014?
    It’s never really a bad time to take advantage of all that our region’s restaurants have to offer, but early autumn always seems to make for a particularly great time to do so: Late-summer produce is…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:18 PM ::
  • Ghosts, crusaders & aliens on fall's new-book shelf
    From the bizarre-but-true history of the city’s weirdest museum to a book of young-adult fantasy adventures whose protagonists span the full range of human diversity, it’s an exceptionally imaginative…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • Fall theatre in Philly: flamenco, football & more
    Sept. 17-Oct. 12 Le Bête Comedic actor Scott Greer ably plays the title character, the Beast. Sept. 20-27 The Disappearing Quarterback Ex-Eagle Mike Boryla returns with his his one-ma…Wed, 10 Sep 2014, 12:58 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Temple University

  • University: track & field matters were handled ‘appropriately’
    After university staff reviewed last month's Temple News investigation of the track & field program, a Temple spokesperson said the school responded appropriately. The post University: track & field m…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 09:45 AM ::
  • Adult trial for brick assault defendant
    Zaria Estes could face decades in prison if convicted. The post Adult trial for brick assault defendant appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 06:20 AM ::
  • Katz’ Board of Trustees position to remain open
    Administrators said the board will elect a new trustee at a later date. The post Katz’ Board of Trustees position to remain open appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 06:10 AM ::
  • Anderson secure, overcrowding arises
    ID checkpoints have left the building’s entrances congested. The post Anderson secure, overcrowding arises appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 05:20 AM ::
  • TU Police connect through captains
    Local leaders serve as liaisons in the newly extended patrol zone. The post TU Police connect through captains appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 05:10 AM ::
  • Temple Fest incident results in charges
    The commonwealth charged a student for the altercation. The post Temple Fest incident results in charges appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 04:10 AM ::
  • Anderson robber given 17–35 years in prison
    Darryl Moon pleaded guilty to robbing and assaulting a professor last October. The post Anderson robber given 17–35 years in prison appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 03:10 AM ::
  • CSS officers to train reaction with new digital simulator
    The new machine will test officers when to use their firearms. The post CSS officers to train reaction with new digital simulator appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • No change in university’s overall national ranking
    An administrator described the results as a ‘disappointment.’ The post No change in university’s overall national ranking appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 01:10 AM ::
  • Students create green disposal
    A student organization worked with university administrators to implement the initiative. The post Students create green disposal appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 12:16 AM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks

  • 23rd and Bainbridge / Bloc 23
    Does anyone know what the status is of this project? Is the Bloc 23 plan still happening here? Looks as if something may be going on soon as demo...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:41 PM ::
  • 3....2....1..... Launch!, 18 Sep 2014, 05:02 PM ::
  • Spring Garden Street Greenway Block Party Saturday 9/20
    Join In A Block Party To See A Model Of The Proposed Spring Garden Street Greenway Bike Path And Pedestrian Path, This Saturday, September 20 |...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:43 PM ::
  • Breakout 5K and Kids Fun Run - Saturday, October 11
    Join us for this one-of-a-kind 5K USATF-sanctioned road race through Fairmount and Historic Girard College. Then, enjoy one of the best post-race...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 12:02 PM ::
  • Parking Space as Park(ing) Day - Phila City Planning Commision
    As part of their Citizens' Planning Insitute program for 2014, the PCCC is holding an event on Friday, at 16th & Arch, from 8-5. Details are skimpy...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:32 AM ::
  • Dangerous scam in the neighborhood. Be careful!!!
    Dear Neighbors, Last night, a tall black male came to our door when I was not home at 8:30pm near the corner of Germantown and Girard. Only my...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:26 AM ::
  • Captain Kirk vs. the internet - Tom Tomorrow
    Cartoon: Capt. Kirk vs. the internet - Tom Tomorrow ( ...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • Education Funding: The Truth
    an excellent summary by pennlive ---Quote--- based on several analyses, is that there's just enough that's true in both Corbett's defense and in...Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Beneficial HQ's to Drexel Law
    Trial lawyer Kline gives $50M to Drexel law school (, 17 Sep 2014, 07:55 PM ::
  • Share your ideas for the New LOVE Park - Saturday, September 20th - 9-5PM
    *Don't miss your chance to share ideas for the New LOVE Park! Last winter the Parks Alliance called on the City to host a lively, transparent, and...Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 04:29 PM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Drexel Law School Gets $50 Million, New Center City Building
    Litigator Thomas R. Kline donates big, Spring Garden Greenway preview this weekend, thoughts on Philly bike politics, and bagels coming to 7th & WalnutThu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:13 AM ::
  • Hot Or Not, Part II: A Drive-By Critique
    New construction in Philadelphia is on fire right now. Perfect timing to feature another episode of Hot or Not, courtesy of our indespensible drive-by architecture critic Jason LempieriWed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:23 PM ::
  • City Hall Apron To Be Redone
    Improvements for Dilworth Park’s visual flow, more details on the Bridesburg land swap with Dietz and Watson, Philly Bike Share locations, and a “creative hub” in BrewerytownWed, 17 Sep 2014, 08:52 AM ::
  • Dilworth Park, On Balance
    The new Dilworth Park at City Hall has drawn a considerable amount of criticism since opening last week. Despite a few misgivings, Michael Bixler thinks that there may be a silver lining: inclusive, p…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 08:32 AM ::
  • Preliminary Plans For Maplewood Mall Presented To Germantown Residents
    A community meeting unveils early design thoughts for the corridor revitalization, previewing phase 3 of Fishtown’s Icehouse, Penn teams up with Swiss firm for innovative cancer research facility on i…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 08:15 AM ::
  • An Antique Swimming Hole Under The El
    A public bath for five decades, this brick-arched beauty now houses a brush and broom manufacturer. The Shadow dives into the history of this sunken treasure under the ElMon, 15 Sep 2014, 08:18 AM ::
  • Redevelopment In Fishtown Threatened By NIMBYs
    Samschick’s lynchpin draws the ire of the myopic, Two Liberty Place scraps hotel plan for condos, 30 more police for the Northeast, and some selective gentrification concern in Point BreezeMon, 15 Sep 2014, 08:17 AM ::
  • Bidding Farewell To Queen Lane, Looking Ahead For PHA
    With tomorrow morning's implosion of Queen Lane Apartments, the Philadelphia Housing Authority will have demolished 23 of the 36 residential high-rises they built in the 1950s and 60s. Ryan Briggs exa…Fri, 12 Sep 2014, 12:27 PM ::
  • City Council Bets On Cig Tax Before Reassumption of Education Board
    Efforts to dissolve SRC will have to wait, goats cleaning up the Manayunk Bridge Trail head, SEPTA’s desperation with naming rights, and Fishtown’s Delaware Station up for saleFri, 12 Sep 2014, 09:53 AM ::
  • A Peek Inside Cunningham Piano
    Yesterday we told you about Cunningham Piano, and Mural Arts' project to restore hand painted signs on the company's workshop. Today we bring you a look at what's behind the facade, courtesy of Joseph…Thu, 11 Sep 2014, 12:23 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • One Man’s Trash: Week 34 Report
    WEEK 34: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods Maps/add’l photos to come. GLASS 1 12oz bottle Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat 1 12oz bottle Yuengling Lager 1 12oz bottle Miller High Life 1 12o…Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 09:18 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 33 Report
    WEEK 33: Crefeld Street to Cedars House Maps/photos to come. GLASS 1 40oz bottle Budweiser 1 jar Classico pasta sauce METAL 1 12oz can Coors Light 1 12oz can Busch Light STYROFOAM 1 big random pc styr…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:20 PM ::
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 32 Report
    WEEK 32: Bells Mill Road to Valley Green Maps/photos to come. GLASS 4 wine bottles no labels STYROFOAM 1 16oz cup 1 10oz cup 3 pcs random styrofoam PAPER 1 Tastykake pie box lemon 2 tubs fishing bait…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/photos to come. METAL 3 12oz cans Coors Light (crushed) 1 12oz can Diet Coke (share with BFF) 1 12oz can Budweiser 1 12oz can Arizona Arnold Palmer 1 16…Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 11:01 PM ::

Philly Mag

  • Inside Voices: How the Eagles Landed Sproles
    Darren Sproles found out about his impending release from the Saints via Twitter. Three seasons. Over 5,500 yards. Twenty-one touchdowns. No head’s up. “They didn’t call me and tell me nothing,” said…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • Rihanna Was Right to Tell Off CBS Over Thursday Night Football Decision
    There is nothing that is — or perhaps can be — written about Rihanna without talking about the events that transpired on Grammy night in 2009. Similarly, there is rarely mention of Tina Turner without…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:51 PM ::
  • At Long Last, We See Pictures of Lauren Conrad’s Wedding Dress(es)!
    This week’s issue of Us Weekly is out, kids, and in it are the only published photos of Lauren Conrad‘s wedding dress. My initial thoughts? 1) Her Badgley Mischka dress is absolutely gorgeous. 2) I ca…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:19 PM ::
  • Cecily Tynan’s Official #RuntoWorkPHL Weather Forecast
    6ABC meteorologist and all-around super-star runner Cecily Tynan has given us the all clear—like, literally—for the weather tomorrow morning for Run to Work Day. “The weather is going to be perfect,”…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 05:07 PM ::
  • Pennsylvanians Really Like Red Wine, New Research Shows
    Back in May, we told you guys about a huge study out of Penn that showed, despite what previous research might’ve told us, red wine isn’t actually good for our cardiovascular health. Like, at all. Not…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:08 PM ::
  • PHOTO: 13 People Already Lined Up Outside the Apple Store for New iPhones
    The latest and greatest iPhone goes on sale tomorrow, and people are excited. It’s a new Apple product! Even if it were a really stupid product no one actually needs (say, a futuristic watch), people…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:52 PM ::
  • Local Brothers Aiming to Shake Up Craft Beverage Market
    Two local brothers are looking to shake up the craft beverage market. Lou and Dean Vastardis have co-founded BKON (pronounced beacon), a company looking to utilize negative pressure to infuse teas, co…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:45 PM ::
  • Pa. State Trooper’s Funeral Held as Hunt For Suspect Continues
    A funeral was held Thursday for Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II, a state trooper and Marine Corps vet killed in a seemingly random ambush last week in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Dickson was 38. “His uniform…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:44 PM ::
  • New Hot Yoga Studio Opening in Fairmount
    Priya Hot Yoga is about to become new kid on the block, as far as Philly yoga studios are concerned. The hot yoga studio is set to open next month at 1828 Callowhill Street in Fairmount, just around t…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • OUTBEAT KICKOFF: The Nation’s First Queer Jazz Festival Opens Tonight with Dena Underwood
    It’s been years in the making and tonight it becomes a reality: The nation’s first queer jazz festival, OutBeat, opens, thanks to the efforts of the William Way LGBTQ Community Center. The four-day mu…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 03:10 PM ::


  • Win Tix To See Hard Working Americans @ TLA
      Hard Working Americans is a crunchy, mellow yellow, supercalifragilistic supergroup for the Jam Band Nation, featuring bassist Dave Schools from Widespread Panic, Neal Casal of Chris Robinson Brothe…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:01 PM ::
  • BEING THERE: Stromae @ The Trocadero
    Photo by DAN LONG The name Stromae is put in front of you the morning of his show at the Trocadero last night, and you’ve never heard of the guy in my entire life. But typing his name into Google and…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:56 AM ::
  • ARIEL PINK: Put Your Number In My Phone
    From the new album, Pom Pom, due out November 17th.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 12:14 AM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When U Can’t
    Artwork by JUSTIN LAWRENCE DEVINE FRESH AIR When The Mountain Goats’ founder John Darnielle was a teenager, he went through a self-destructive phase. “Your intelligence doesn’t override your desire to…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 05:20 PM ::
  • REFERENDUM ON SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Careful What You Wish For Lads And Lasses
      BY RORY MCGLASSON  If you haven’t heard, Scotland, that wee country off the northern edge of the United Kingdom – about the size of Jersey – will decide if they want to become an independent state o…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 07:08 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Tom Petty @ Wells Fargo Center
    Photo by DAN LONG I was in the sixth grade the first time I saw a picture of Tom Petty. He looked like a stick with blond bangs and lidded rabbit eyes. I was fairly certain he was going to die soon. T…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 12:05 AM ::
  • Those Who Never Bother To Learn History Are Doomed To Wear It As Faux-Hipster Tchotchkes
      NEW YORK MAGAZINE: Urban Outfitters, the official clothing store of Outrage Twitter, reached a new low yesterday when shoppers noticed that the site was selling a “vintage” Kent State sweatshirt, co…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 02:42 PM ::
  • STOP N’ RISK: What Exactly Determines Whether You Get A Ticket Or Go To Jail After Pot Decrim?
      VICE MAGAZINE: Though marijuana advocates and civil rights advocates consider Philadelphia’s decriminalization ordinance a victory, concerns still remain, including a fear that the city’s police for…Mon, 15 Sep 2014, 11:55 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Dr. Dog @ The Mann
    Photo by MARY LYNN DOMINGUEZ When Dr. Dog appeared on the Skyline Stage of the Mann Center last night, the band was clearly dreaming of greener, and presumably drier, pastures — unlike the rain-soaked…Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 03:38 PM ::
  • SPORTO: It Would Be Funny If It Weren’t So True
    [VIA NFL MEMES] WASHINGTON POST: Larry Wansley convinced himself long ago that three hours’ sleep is plenty. His thoughts kept him up anyway, but even if he did drift off, the chances were good that t…Sun, 14 Sep 2014, 09:59 AM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • 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 ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades At Author and Blogger Samantha Irby
    pic swiped from Curbside SplendorSamantha Irby is my favorite writer. Her blog, B…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • 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 ::
  • Pics and Vids: Finally, An Honest Wedding RSVP Card
    Happy wedding season, everyone!via Wed, 14 May 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Flippin' Our Shades at Comedian Chip Chantry
    By day, Chip Chantry is a fourth grade teacher. But by night, well, he's still a fourth grade teacher, however he does stand up comedy too! He won Helium Comedy Club's Philly's Phunniest 2013 competit…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:50 PM ::




Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Neighborhood Coffee Shop Replaces Neighborhood Coffee Shop
    With some sweet new windowsMr. Fox CommentsBack in 2007, Beauty Shop Cafe opened its doors on the northwest corner of 20th & Fitzwater. The cafe, which took over a space previously occupied by a beaut…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 04:22 PM ::
  • New Renderings for the Upcoming Project at 13th & South
    Refining the visionMr. Fox CommentsWe're generally peeved about large vacant lots in prominent locations. Broad & Washington (two lots!) drives us nuts. We're annoyed about the large triangular lot at…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Race Street Square Appears
    New construction condos in Old CityMr. Fox CommentsOver the last several months, a new four-story building has appeared on the 100 block of Race Street. This quadplex, which has been dubbed Race Stree…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:22 AM ::
  • We Finally Made Our Way to Pier 53
    And it's pretty awesomeLou Mancinelli CommentsAlong the river just south of Washington Avenue, you can walk out along a new boardwalk above the water at Pier 53. You can climb a spiral staircase that…Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 08:23 AM ::
  • New Facades for Carpenter Square
    Homes get a faceliftMr. Fox CommentsThe other week, we passed by Carpenter Square on 17th Street just south of Carpenter, and saw some work happening that piqued our interest. This project, in case yo…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 03:34 PM ::
  • Run Down Building Getting Fixed Up at 40th & Baring
    Comes as a shock to nobodyMr. Fox CommentsAs the vacant land near 40th & Baring has continued to fill in with new construction student housing, it comes as no surprise that existing properties are now…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 02:04 PM ::
  • Double-wide Pennsport Building Under Construction
    Will be a really big houseMr. Fox CommentsThe other day, we spotted some construction activity at 1117 S. 2nd St., a double-wide property in Pennsport. This building, according to an old listing, was…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: EZ Park
    At least the mural is sweetDavid Tomar CommentsToday, the most significant thing about the northeast corner of 13th & Locust is on the building next to it, which casts a stunning mural against the bus…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 07:14 AM ::
  • Another Skinny House Coming Up on Coral Street
    Joining its brethrenMr. Fox CommentsA couple months back, we visitied the 2200 block of Coral Street, noting the appearance of a new home at 2231 Coral St. and foundations for two more next door. The…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 04:14 PM ::
  • Brewerytown Corner Warehouse Gets a New Life
    We would have probably torn it down...Mr. Fox CommentsLast year, we brought 2940 W. Thompson St. to your attention, noting that the vacant one story warehouse that had been owned for decades by PHDC a…Tue, 16 Sep 2014, 02:19 PM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly




Philly Insider

  • First Street Steaks: Cheesesteaks under the El
    Steve Rodriguez, a designer on a mission to elevate the classic Philly sandwich shop, soft-opens his baby next to the Girard Avenue El stop.Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 03:01 AM ::
  • Sale pending for Finnigan's Wake
    The prospective buyers have not disclosed its future.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 10:47 PM ::
  • On the menu at Feastival
    Here's the menu for tonight.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 11:43 AM ::
  • Why you should go to Feastival
    Thursday, Sept. 18, for the fifth Feastival, 88 restaurants, bars and food companies are on board to serve food and drink to 1,000 people, who also will be entertained by impromptu Fringe acts.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:52 AM ::
  • Free burgers today at Smashburger
    Three Smashburger locations in New Jersey will celebrate National Cheeseburger Day by giving away Classic Smashburgers for six hours during the lunch and dinner rush.Thu, 18 Sep 2014, 09:12 AM ::
  • Catch Jennifer Carroll on 'Top Chef Duels'
    She is cooking against Nyesha Arrington (Top Chef Texas).Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 04:26 PM ::
  • Tiffin's Voorhees location opening, Cherry Hill following
    The spot, in Voorhees' Echo Shoppes (200-300 White Horse Rd.), is down for public consumption on Monday, Sept. 22.Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:51 PM ::
  • Vecchia giving away pizza in Phoenixville
    From noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, Frank Nattle plans to give away hundreds of margheritas that his trainees will bake at Vecchia.Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:42 PM ::
  • Win tickets to King of Prussia Beerfest Royale
    This year's event is Saturday, Oct. 4, outside the Court at King of Prussia, adjacent to DeKalb Pike. It will feature more than 100 craft and international beers on tap, plus food (for sale), in two s…Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:28 PM ::
  • Kensington Quarters: More than meats the eye
    A butcher shop, a meat classrooom, a restaurant and a bar - under one roof in Fishtown.Wed, 17 Sep 2014, 01:19 PM ::