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  • Building Heat Labor Day Weekend
    Temperatures will warm headed into Labor Day.  Saturday is the pick day of the holiday weekend with dry conditions and highs in the low 80s. It turns hot and humid by Sunday with sct. shower and thund…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:15 PM ::
  • Penn State, UCF set for Ireland season opener
    The idea started with a phone call.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 05:32 PM ::
  • Fire in Wildwood causes power outage
    Power has been completely restored to customers who lost power due to a fire in Wildwood Friday morning.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:31 PM ::
  • Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo
    The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:18 PM ::
  • Philadelphia School District lays off 17 employees
    The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:43 PM ::
  • Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot
    Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:13 PM ::
  • Ex-Villanova coach John 'Jack' Kraft dies at 93
    Villanova officials say former head basketball coach John Jack Kraft, who helmed the Wildcats to 238 victories over a dozen seasons and a 1971 title game appearance, died Thursday in New Jersey. He wa…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:07 PM ::
  • 1 horse euthanized after 2 escape New Jersey home
    One of two horses that escaped a northern New Jersey property has been put down.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • Teen Drowns Retrieving Soccer Ball From Pond
    Authorities say a teenager drowned while reportedly trying to retrieve a soccer ball from a recreational reservoir in southeastern Pennsylvania.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:33 PM ::
  • Police: Woman Dies After Being Hit By 3 Cars
    A woman has died after being hit by three cars in Philadelphia's Logan section. Police say two of the vehicles drove off, and they're still searching for one of them.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:26 PM ::




  • Sen. Toomey talks Internet Tax Freedom Act
    Get ready to pay more for your Internet service.It could happen if lawmakers don't act fast.The Internet Tax Freedom Act is set to expire November 1, but there is some chatter that if in order to get…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:23 PM ::
  • Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan
    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan. According to a report presented to and voted upon by the…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:02 PM ::
  • Car nearly hits house in Fountain Hill
    In Lehigh County Friday, a car went off the road and ended up nearly plowing into a house.Officials have not yet confirmed what caused the crash on the 900 block of Delaware Avenue in Fountain Hill.I…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:59 PM ::
  • Mixed reactions to Corbett's Healthy Pa. plan
    Governor Tom Corbett has gotten federal approval for elements of his Healthy PA plan.It's the state's alternative to Washington's Medicaid-funded health care expansion.The plan would extend coverage…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:53 PM ::
  • Sinking Spring cracking down on yard sales in borough
    Numerous neighbor complaints have spurred a new ordinance in Sinking Spring. Borough officials signed an ordinance on Wednesday requiring residents to get a permit before cashing in on their unwanted…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:41 PM ::
  • Judge orders another medical evaluation for Michael Ballard
    One of the Lehigh Valley's most notorious killers headed back to court Friday to ask a judge to let him die, but the judge told Michael Ballard he's not ready to do that, just yet. Ballard underwent…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:29 PM ::
  • New Route 191 bridge opens to traffic in Nazareth
    A new-and-improved bridge in Northampton County is now open for traffic. The new bridge at Routes 191 and 248 in Nazareth opened Friday. Crews replaced the old, structurally deficient box-beam bridge…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:24 PM ::
  • Labor Day weekend travelers getting relief at pump
    Millions of Americans are hitting the road for one last hurrah and preparing to enjoy a long weekend for the unofficial end of summer. Warm weather and lower gas prices are helping drive more people…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:19 PM ::
  • Reading SD makes change to alt. ed program
    The school year may be brand new, but the Reading School District is already making big changes. The district is changing the company it uses for its alternative education program. The company will b…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:14 PM ::
  • Hamburg Area School District: Methodology, conclusions of auditor general's report 'flawed'
    Calling it deeply flawed, the Hamburg Area School District responded Friday to the Pennsylvania auditor general's report on the district losing nearly $4.5 million in an interest rate swap. The distr…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 06:12 PM ::



  • Closures will leave A.C. short of hotel rooms for conventions
    ATLANTIC CITY - With gambling's decline, this financially ailing resort city is going after convention business big time. But there may be another wrinkle in its projected transformation into a nongam…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:46 AM ::
  • Amid questions raised by former aide's plea, Fattah mum
    A guilty plea from a former top aide to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) has set Philadelphia political circles abuzz with speculation on what the congressmen might have known about the man's crimes a…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:43 AM ::
  • Feds approve Corbett's Pa. Medicaid expansion proposal
    HARRISBURG - Ending a yearlong negotiation, the Obama administration on Thursday approved Gov. Corbett's alternative Medicaid expansion proposal, a step that could extend health-care benefits to rough…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:38 AM ::
  • Montgomery on medical leave; Gillick in charge of Phillies
    David Montgomery, the Phillies' president and CEO since 1997, will take a medical leave of absence amid a tumultuous time for the franchise. Former general manager Pat Gillick, the architect of the 20…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:18 AM ::
    Gov. Corbett's second-term outlook still grim. B1.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Man kills wife at N.J. hospital; son's body found at home
    Raymond Wychowanec often talked about the medical issues that left his wife stooped and unable to stand straight, his neighbors in Gloucester Township said.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Russians roll into Ukraine
    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine - Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery, and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had outright lied about its role and dangerously es…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 10:58 PM ::
  • Pennsylvania Ballet fires longtime artistic leaders, administrators
    With a single swing of the ax, the new leadership of Pennsylvania Ballet has cleared out the longtime artistic pillars of the company.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:07 PM ::
  • Former aide's guilty plea raises questions for U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah
    A longtime aide and political adviser to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing the misuse of $622,000 in campaign contributions and federal grant funds, in a case tha…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 07:31 AM ::
  • No agreement as Ukraine president meets with Putin
    MINSK, Belarus - Ukraine's leader said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine, but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev could reach a…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 01:36 AM ::


  • Wrong number yields big charge
    Harry advises a reader to get his credit card number changed so that it doesn't happen again.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:08 PM ::
  • Water over the damn
    City sends landlord water bill for a vacant lot.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:03 PM ::
  • Revel closing, but property fight goes on
    ATLANTIC CITY - The three-story brick house on a mostly deserted street in the shadow of the failed $2.4 billion Revel Hotel Casino was Charlie Birnbaum's father's livelihood. It allowed him to reside…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:58 AM ::
  • Man who finds kidnap victim testifies in case
    Nelson Mandela Myers said he heard the girl's voice, then saw her under a slide in an Upper Darby playground.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:58 AM ::
  • Fattah's million dollar man
    Is Person D in federal documents the former head of a major student loan corporation?Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:58 AM ::
  • Judge issues mixed order in Fattah Jr.'s lawsuit against feds
    Chaka Chip Fattah Jr. sued federal agencies, claiming they leaked info of a Feb. 2012 raid on his home.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:51 AM ::
  • Christie announces state help for A.C. workers
    With a wave of Atlantic City casino closings expected to put more than 6,000 people out of work, Gov. Christie announced Thursday that the state would join with union and business groups to open an em…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:36 AM ::
  • Chesco police to crack down on aggressive driving
    CHESTER COUNTY Police in seven departments to crack down on aggressive driving Seven Chester County police departments that have a documented problem with aggressive drivers will be increasing their t…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:33 AM ::
  • Bucks officer wins national police award
    A Bensalem Township police officer this week was named the American Legion's national law enforcement officer of the year.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • Man dies after being shot, crashing car
    An unidentified man was killed after being shot several times late Wednesday while driving a rental car that then crashed into an abandoned building in North Philadelphia, police said.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:24 AM ::


Delco Times

  • Man charged with taking pic up woman's skirt in Radnor supermarket
    RADNOR - A 52-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested Friday for allegedly taking a cell phone picture up an unsuspecting woman's skirt.Brian Bailey was arraigned Friday on charges of invasion of priva…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:50 PM ::
  • $500 reward posted in Upper Chi McDonald's heist
    UPPER CHICHESTER - A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who robbed the McDonald's on Market Street One of the suspects pistol-whipped an…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:20 PM ::
  • Springfield School District superintendent declines contract extension
    SPRINGFIELD - In 10 months, James Capolupo will find himself in uncharted territory - ending one job without having another. At least that is the way it appears today for the Springfield School Distri…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Concord man faces child-porn charges
    When members of the Delaware County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrived to search the home of a Concord man as part of a child-pornography investigation in late 2013, he allegedly gasp…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:01 AM ::
  • Brookhaven residents weigh in on CWA property plans
    BROOKHAVEN - More than 300 residents packed the gymnasium at the municipal building Thursday night for a public hearing regarding a request to rezone about 25 acres of a 55-acre parcel of land owned b…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:23 AM ::
  • Radnor School Board approves $1.4 million project to improve high school traffic flow
    RADNOR - The Radnor School Board members cited safety as their main concern Tuesday in voting for changes totaling $1.4 million for parking and roads at Radnor High School.The plan, approved 8-0, call…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:29 AM ::
  • Neumann University opens new library
    ASTON - The shelves of the Neumann University library looked different Thursday as beams of sun shined on them through floor-to-ceiling windows in the campus' Bachmann Main Building.It is so very diff…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:08 AM ::
  • Title Town! Broomall-Newtown captures 2nd Babe Ruth World Series title!
    It's going to be some party in Marple and Newtown Townships Sunday. The people in those communities have two reasons to celebrate.Broomall-Newtown capitalized on 11 walks, seven errors, three wild pit…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:11 AM ::
  • Upper Darby English language tutor gets go-ahead from zoners
    UPPER DARBY - A private English language tutor was granted approval to continue teaching in her home by zoning officials at their meeting Thursday.Gilda Ann Altman, of 819 Hampshire Road, Drexel Hill,…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:41 PM ::
  • Marple Newtown superintendent set to retire
    NEWTOWN - In an unexpected announcement, Marple Newtown Superintendent Dr. Merle Horowitz will be retiring at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. She broke the news at the recent school board meetin…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:40 PM ::


Courier Times

  • Boy sues Quakertown, PIAA after ban from girls field hockey team
    A male Quakertown high school student is taking legal action against the district after he was booted from the girls field hockey team.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:15 PM ::
  • Cops: Ex-Gwynedd Mercy University professor deleted class
    A former full-time business and finance instructor for Gwynedd Mercy University is charged with computer-related crimes that resulted in the disruption of the school's online course management system.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:15 PM ::
  • Pennsbury High School locked down briefly Friday
    PENNSBURY SCHOOLS — The east and west campuses of Pennsbury High School were briefly placed in lock down (Friday) morning due to a police investigation, officials said in a post on the district's we…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:30 PM ::
  • $1M bail set for Horsham man accused in Bensalem burglary
    A 26-year-old Horsham man is accused of burglarizing a Bensalem home while the homeowner was in the shower and her baby napped inside the home.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • Morrisville cops: Man threatened witness while at district court
    Miguel Cruz showed up at his preliminary hearing Wednesday free on bail, but left the Morrisville court room in handcuffs after allegedly threatening the woman he is accused of assaulting.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • Faith music
    Gospel Concert 6-9 p.m. Sept. 12. First Baptist Church of Langhorne, 215 E. Richardson Ave., Langhorne. Free. 215-757-4139.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:00 AM ::
  • Lower Bucks Public Safety Log - Aug 29
    Today's police reports from Lower Bucks County communities.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 05:00 AM ::
  • Bensalem man gets 10 to 20 years in prison for violent assault
    A Bucks County judge didn’t buy a defendant’s claims of self defense during a sentencing hearing Thursday for a vicious assault from behind that left a man bloodied and in need of 30 stitches.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 06:30 PM ::
  • Police: Lansdale man admits to robbing four area pharmacies
    A Lansdale man is behind bars for allegedly robbing a pharmacy in Upper Dublin with a handgun — and possibly three other area drugstores since June.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 06:15 PM ::
  • KrisCroix restaurant, a 'hidden gem' in Falls, is missed
    Fans of the now closed KrisCroix’s might have something to get a little excited about.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 03:00 PM ::

Bucks Local News



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • More bad news for Malaysia Airlines: A $95M second-quarter loss
    Bad times keep coming for Malaysia Airlines, the majority-government-owned carrier that lost airplanes in two tragedies this year. With a heavy financial hit expected in the second half of the year, t…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:17 AM ::
  • Closures will leave A.C. short of hotel rooms for conventions
    ATLANTIC CITY - With gambling's decline, this financially ailing resort city is going after convention business big time. But there may be another wrinkle in its projected transformation into a nongam…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:46 AM ::
  • Russian hackers hit five banks, sources say
    Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familia…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:38 AM ::
  • Beryl J. Wolk, 85, ad innovator
    Beryl J. Wolk, 85, of Jenkintown, an advertising executive who helped introduce newspaper inserts, cart kiosks, and the 30-minute TV infomercial, died Sunday, Aug. 24, at Holy Redeemer Hospital of com…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:15 AM ::
  • U.S. economy grew at 4.2 pct. rate in second quarter
    WASHINGTON - After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first est…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:38 AM ::
  • Business news in brief
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  • Glaxo's Ebola vaccine to start human trials
    With the Ebola epidemic growing in West Africa, drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and the National Institutes of Health said Thursday that they would begin next week the first human trials of a potential vacc…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:37 AM ::
  • Ukraine conflict weighs on markets
    U.S. financial markets ended slightly lower Thursday, marking their first loss in a week of record highs. The escalating conflict in Ukraine, disappointing retail earnings, and profit outlooks combine…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Derivative deals making comeback for municipalities
    Local governments in Pennsylvania are turning again to the kinds of derivative deals that backfired during the credit crunch, as the lure of up-front cash and the potential to cut costs prove hard to…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:34 AM ::
  • Anniversary for a local legend
    Ponzio's is still dark, but the coffee is on, and so is Joan Browning. Doc sits here . . . and this is Coach, she says, gesturing at two of her counter's nine seats. It's 6 a.m. and all of them are em…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Help With California’s Learned Intermediary Doctrine . . . From West Virginia
    While we are often critical of federal courts that reach out to make new state law, today we commend a far-away judge for bringing California’s learned intermediary doctrine law back to its basics.  T…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:14 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Not Quite a One-Two-Three Punch
    What follows is another of our occasional guest posts, this time by fellow Reed Smith attorney Danielle Devens.  As always with our guest posts, the author gets all the credit, and any blame, for the…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 10:27 AM ::
  • ECF: Ignoring It Means Entire Case Fails
    Luddite.  Technophobe.  Fogey.  Fossil.  Geezer.  We’ve been called all of those.  We plead guilty.  We prefer matches to lighters, manual transmission to automatic, fountain pens to uniballs, and win…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 07:30 AM ::
  • The Sound of Silence . . . Not Good for Complaints
                Appreciation of silence has probably never been as important as in this age of near constant noise and distraction – says someone who starts streaming Pandora radio the minute she hits he…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 02:17 PM ::
  • Another Way of Getting Rid of Unjust Enrichment Claims
    We’ve seen an increase in allegations of unjust enrichment, particularly in strike suits seeking recovery of purely economic loss. A number of states don’t even recognize this theory as a separate cau…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 03:08 PM ::
  • Dreaming The Impossible Dream
    A short history of recent implied preemption “impossibility” decisions:  (1) In Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009), impossibility preemption did not apply to innovator prescription drugs because sim…Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 12:22 PM ::
  • A Cause for Celebration
    Happy birthday to Al Roker, who makes even a rainy day forecast seem jolly.  Happy birthday to Amy Adams, who enchanted audiences in movies as diverse as Drop Dead Gorgeous, The Fighter, and American…Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 09:31 AM ::
  • Hindsight is 20/20, And Yet Still So Blind
    Would you have bet on the Red Sox to win the 1986 World Series?  Would you have booked passage on the Titanic?  Would you have bought a ticket to see the movie Ishtar?  If someone asked us these quest…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 05:44 PM ::
  • Plaintiffs’ Causation Case in The Zoloft MDL: Is Anything Left After A Second Daubert Opinion?
                The week after Weeks II, we are not in position to tout our prognosticating on that decision.  We had certainly hoped that a rehearing would have signaled a smarter approach to considering…Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 01:44 PM ::
  • POM Doesn’t Seem to Have Changed Much
    Although the Supreme Court’s recent decision in POM Wonderful, which we blogged about here, didn’t involve preemption, we were worried that, at least in Lanham Act cases, it might erode the protection…Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:29 PM ::


Philly Record

  • CITY HALL SAM: Taney Dragons Bring Joyous End To Philly’s Summer
    The Boys of Summer on Broad Street may be struggling to reach .500, but the Boys and Girls of Summer known as the Taney Dragons riveted our city and our nation without outstanding baseball games. The…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • WALKING THE BEAT: A Peaceful End To City Workers’ Long Struggle
    BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ The signed contract between District Council 33 and Michael NUTTER is LONG OVERDUE. The long night of waiting was so unnecessary, and leaves a bad taste to be discussed again and…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:57 AM ::
  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Meehan Clambake Was Huge Success
    Last Sunday Philadelphia Republican City Committee held the 30th annual Billy Meehan Clam Bake at Cannstatter. The event had well over 500 attendees and is one of RCC’s premier fundraisers annually. R…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:47 AM ::
  • Western Pa. Unions Split Over Corbett Joining Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett did well with scattered organized labor support the first time he ran for governor. But this time around he finds some of that support unravelling. The Governor got a…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 02:07 PM ::
  • OUR OPINION: Labor’s Wins And Losses
    Unions were created when workers discovered “in union there is strength”. Unions grew even though membership understood their unity often demanded sacrifices of them, up to the shedding of blood at ti…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:47 PM ::
  • Penna. AFL-CIO Labor Day Message 2014
    BY RICHARD BLOOMINGDALE, President, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO/ Labor Day is our only holiday that is devoted to the working men and women of this great nation. Across Pennsylvania, thousands of workers, ma…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:43 PM ::
  • Matthews At Peace With New DC 33 Contract
    BY PETE MATTHEWS, President, District Council 33/ We have a contract! The war is over. I discussed with my members not long ago in detail our ongoing battles with the City and the difficulties we’ve f…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Sen Tartaglione Issues ALS Ice Bucket Challenge To Senate Colleagues
    State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Kensington) is challenging the city’s State Senatorial delegation to follow her in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. She did so publicly before having a cooler of ic…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:26 PM ::
  • Updated Aug. 28th
      Sep. 6-             State Sen. Anthony Williams holds Summer of Peace Event at Clark Park, 43rd & Chester Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Old-school games, free food.   Sep. 6-             Annie Havey Hosts Fl…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:16 AM ::
    In our Aug. 21, 2014 issue an offensive slur was accidentally published in the Philadelphia Public Record. This shocking lapse of professional conduct occurred contrary to our editorial directives and…Sun, 24 Aug 2014, 09:15 AM ::








  • Despite falling short, 1964 Phils were beloved
    Fifty years ago, in 1964, the Phillies flew home from Cincinnati after the final game of the regular season. They received a rousing reception when they landed, an expression of appreciation for a clu…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:59 PM ::
  • Phils acquire Arano to complete Hernandez deal
    The Phillies have completed the Roberto Hernandez trade by acquiring right-hander Victor Arano from the Dodgers on Thursday.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 08:06 PM ::
  • Phillies announce Montgomery taking medical leave
    The Phillies made a surprising announcement Thursday afternoon when they revealed general partner and president David Montgomery is taking an immediate medical leave of absence while he recovers from…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 04:38 PM ::
  • Slider making talented Giles stand out in bullpen
    The first pitch Ken Giles threw in the Majors -- a fastball that clocked in at 100 mph, according to the scoreboard in right field -- was met with rapturous applause from the Citizens Bank Park crowd.…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 03:26 PM ::
  • Sizemore's pinch-hit blast drives Phils' sweep
    Grady Sizemore hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run with two outs in the sixth inning on Wednesday in an 8-4 victory over the Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 12:00 AM ::
  • Taney Dragons get big league salute in Philadelphia
    After a parade down Broad Street on Wednesday, the Taney Dragons were showered with gifts and admiration at Citizens Bank Park.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 08:47 PM ::
  • Ryno, players going through 'growing pains'
    It certainly looks and feels like Ryne Sandberg has a problem percolating in the Phillies' clubhouse. However, when asked if he has a good handle on the clubhouse, Sandberg said, Yes.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 08:14 PM ::
  • Phils will likely activate Mayberry on Monday
    The Phillies expect to activate outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, according to manager Ryne Sandberg.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 06:32 PM ::
  • Phils score go-ahead run after winning challenge
    The Phillies won their second challenge of Tuesday's night's 4-3 victory over the Nationals in the eighth inning, which led to the go-ahead run scoring.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 12:42 AM ::
  • Phils clinch series with help from overturned call
    Ben Revere knew he was safe. With a little help from replay review, he actually got the call -- and went on to help the Phillies to a 4-3 win over the Nationals on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park,…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 11:56 PM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

  • Editor’s Commentary
    The first one did really well and, despite a few hiccups, my ever-present nasally voice and some other quirks, I liked the format. Jim joins me for this one to recap the week. Turns out, with two peop…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:41 PM ::
  • Pittsburgh Shock Jock Sells Shitty Anti-Flyers Shirt Where You Also Buy Hand Knitted Scarves
    Mark Madden, a Pittsburgh sports radio jock who only tweets pictures of porn stars and desserts, is selling that incredibly stupid shirt above on Etsy. That’s right, Etsy, the same place that person y…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:41 PM ::
  • Here are the Best Deals for Eagles Tickets This Season
    From our friends at TiqIQ: Last season the Eagles surprised everyone by winning ten games and taking the NFC East after starting the season 1-3 and 3-5. Chip Kelly proved to be as good as advertised,…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:32 PM ::
  • Player to be Named Later in Roberto Fausto Carmona Hernandez Deal is Named
    Roberto Fausto Carmona Edward James Olmos Hernandez was the only Phillie who ended up getting traded this year, and in return the Phillies got two players to be named later. The first player to be nam…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:05 PM ::
  • Your End of Week Roundup
    Sixers Draft Pick You Forgot About Will Play in League You Didn’t Know About Jordan McRae, one of the 400 players the 76ers drafted in the 2nd round this year, is going to be playing pro basketball in…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:58 AM ::
  • The Phillies’ Twitter Account Has Its Legs Wide Open and Is for Sale
    I’m all for Twitter advertising. I do it sometimes. But the Phillies are sort of a public institution and this just feels gross. Also, sponsored Tweets should come with some sort of disclaimer that th…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 09:18 AM ::
  • And Thus Concludes the Career of Alex Henery
    Jeff McLane: “Alex was going to be up, but it was a longer field goal,” Parkey said. “They saw me hit the first one, so they wanted to see if I could do it again.” It was the strongest indication that…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:59 AM ::
  • Dave Montgomery Takes Leave of Absence, Leaving Pat Gillick in Charge
    We here at Crossing Broad would like to wish Dave Montgomery a speedy recovery and Ruben Amaro a nice, forced vacation while Pat Gillick just maybe borrows the chair behind his desk for a little while…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 04:44 PM ::

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Oskar Blues Ted FIDY
    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 Long…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:05 PM ::
  • PW's Labor Day Weekend Picks
    Friday, August 29 COMICS Katie Skelly & Meghan Turbitt If you only see two lady comic-book artists present their work for your enjoyment this week, be sure to make it Meghan Turbitt and Katie Skelly.…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:23 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Founder Dissenter
    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 Lage…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Maine Beer Co. Mean Old Tom
    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 Boas…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • A non-suicide letter, after 33 years of depression
    We’ve been talking a lot about suicide and depression since Robin Williams’ death. Writer Frank Hagen has been thinking about it since he was six. In the wake of Robin William’s highly publicized suic…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:42 AM ::
  • PW's 2014 College Issue
    Welcome, college students! Many of us were you not so very long ago. So take this issue as a hello from Philly to you—and come join us on Wed., Sept. 3 for free music in Rittenhouse Square and get to…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • Philly college students, for god's sake, get off campus
    Sharing a dorm room may mean less personal space, but luckily, for new college freshmen in Philadelphia, there’s no shortage of areas in which to expand their interests. One’s college experience shoul…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • Four recent-grad job-hunting tips (from someone who's been there)
    When I was at St. Joe’s, there was one weekend toward the end of the spring semester where the entire school would congregate at Belmont Plateau for what was billed a “softball tournament.” While some…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:33 AM ::
  • What your college professors really, really want to tell you
    Welcome—or welcome back—to Philadelphia, America’s future! Surely, you’ve enjoyed a victorious summer making copies during your internship or discovering the cosmetic limits of spray tanning. Even at…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:32 AM ::
  • A dour "Jamie Marks is Dead" deserves to find its audience
    This summer, Radius-TWC released Snowpiercer in a few dozen theaters and—just two weeks later–on VOD. It was considered a punishment, but Snowpiercer made $5 million in its first month. In a summer of…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:27 AM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • PW's Labor Day Weekend Picks
    Friday, August 29 COMICS Katie Skelly & Meghan Turbitt If you only see two lady comic-book artists present their work for your enjoyment this week, be sure to make it Meghan Turbitt and Katie Skelly.…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:23 PM ::
  • Philly college students, for god's sake, get off campus
    Sharing a dorm room may mean less personal space, but luckily, for new college freshmen in Philadelphia, there’s no shortage of areas in which to expand their interests. One’s college experience shoul…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:34 AM ::
  • Mauckingbird Theatre's "Mix" not to be missed
    In lieu of a full stage production for Mauckingbird Theatre Company’s late-summer program in their seventh season, Peter Reynolds, his partner, Brandon McShaffrey, and their third amigo, Lindsay Mauck…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 10:45 AM ::
  • Calendar: Aug. 27-Sept. 3
    Wednesday, August 27 STAGE Reconciled Written, directed and produced by Carshena Eunice Baker, the play is set in a town comprised of nosy neighbors, overbearing mother-in-laws, a busybody preacher’s…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 05:43 PM ::
  • Calendar: August 20-27
    Wednesday, August 20 MUSIC PW’s Concerts in the Park Rittenhouse Square transforms into a free outdoor concert this week featuring Pablo Batista and the Mambo Syndicate, Worldtown Sound System and DJ…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 01:04 PM ::
  • How a persecuted dance genius bound Ukraine to Philly
    October 1977, Philadelphia: They stood outside the Locust Street Theatre in their Sunday best, men in suits with Ukrainian flag pins on their lapels, women in wool coats over dresses and colorful embr…Wed, 20 Aug 2014, 11:41 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Finding Fela, Franklin Flea and more!
    Friday, August 15 SCREEN Finding Fela Award-winning director Alex Gibney is known for his heavy-hitting documentaries—Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side, Gonzo: The Life and W…Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 12:47 PM ::
  • Odd man Matt McCusker raves over comedians at Oddball Fest
    Comedian Matt McCusker recently joked to local comedy site that after losing in the finals of Helium Comedy Club’s “Philly’s Phunniest” contest a couple years back, his father asked him to…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 03:12 PM ::
  • Calendar: August 13-20
    Wed., August 13 MUSIC PW’s Concerts in the Park With summer winding down, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy Philadelphia’s parks; this month, Philadelphia Weekly makes it easy to do just that whil…Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 10:49 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Aug. 8-10
    Friday, August 8 MUSIC King Britt and Dozia’s Back2Basics Reunion Yes, it’s Back2Basics’ triumphant return! King Britt and Dozia Blakey’s iconic party—born in 1990 at Silk City, with a two-night-a-wee…Fri, 8 Aug 2014, 04:12 PM ::


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University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Drexel University


Temple University

  • Teacher’s union set to negotiate altered contract
    TAUP hopes to reach renegotiations by discussion, not demands. The post Teacher’s union set to negotiate altered contract appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Theobald addresses Welcome Week altercation
    The president announced a university investigation into an alleged punch during Temple Fest, reportedly sparked by a heated debate. The post Theobald addresses Welcome Week altercation appeared first…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 12:02 AM ::
  • For North Broad, a new lighting project
    The installations come as part of an effort to boost the corridor’s economy. The post For North Broad, a new lighting project appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 06:23 AM ::
  • Monteiro among four professors leaving department
    Anthony Monteiro’s contract was not renewed before the June 30 deadline. The post Monteiro among four professors leaving department appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 06:15 AM ::
  • ‘Fly in 4’ nears benchmark in planned implementation
    With 82 percent of eligible students signed up, the university has made plans for increased advising questions. The post ‘Fly in 4’ nears benchmark in planned implementation appeared first on The Temp…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 05:30 AM ::
  • After Welcome Week assault, mixed stories
    The university addresses an alleged assault at activities fair. The post After Welcome Week assault, mixed stories appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 04:38 AM ::
  • Dean aims to help public schools
    The College of Education has created programs in the city’s school district to reach out to the surrounding area. The post Dean aims to help public schools appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 02:10 AM ::
  • University breaks fundraising record again
    After breaking the record for dollars raised or pledged in 2013, Institutional Advancement, the university office charged with soliciting donations, report a second consecutive record-breaking year. T…Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 05:30 AM ::
  • Former Temple student files sexual discrimination complaint
    She said administrators improperly handled her rape case, in violation of Title IX. The post Former Temple student files sexual discrimination complaint appeared first on The Temple News.Sat, 16 Aug 2014, 10:26 AM ::
  • Morgan Hall replaces second floor with buffet, adds convenience store
    Temple's newest dining hall will change options in response to student feedback. The post Morgan Hall replaces second floor with buffet, adds convenience store appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 11:55 AM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

  • Pop-up ad inventor: I apologize
    MIT Center for Civic Media Director Ethan Zuckerman discusses the internet’s advertising based model and apologizes for one of his creations. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's Bloomberg Surveillance…
  • Apple's mystery building
    A three-story building is being secretly erected on Apple's Cupertino, Calif. campus supposedly timed for the expected Sept. 9 launch of the iPhone 6 and possibly an iWatch. Even delivery drivers to t…
  • Google building fleet of package-delivering drones
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more
  • Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright
  • 10 TV Shows to Binge Watch Before the Fall Season
  • Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the
  • New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
    NEW YORK (AP) - With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway
  • Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
    NEW YORK (AP) - Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order…
  • Comcast restarts hyperlocal news site EveryBlock
    Comcast Corp. has resurrected the hyperlocal news site EveryBlock in Philadelphia. The social-media site ( aggregates more than 600 data
  • Video games come of age as spectator sport
    NEW YORK (AP) - Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play Pac-Man. And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at h…

Technically Philly

City Life


Philadelphia Speaks


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • The Physical & Political Importance Of Goldtex
    Loft District conversion project finally complete, Manayunk parish to preserve historic church, Temple professor talks ’64 riot, major mixed-use for NoLibs, and previewing Greenfest Philly 2014Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue
    In this third installment in our series, Ethan Wallace examines the long term effects the Columbia Avenue riot has had on this weary section of North Philadelphia. Dubbed an extinction event, Wallace…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 10:49 AM ::
  • ‘Scared Half To Death,’ Reporter Says
    Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Avenue riot. For the second installment of our series, we have a first person account by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin reporter William Naulty, who was…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • Roxborough Sawmill Preserves An Old Industrial Aesthetic
    One man's mission to preserve the physical history of industrial Philadelphia, groundbreaking for Rodin Square, street mural requested for Triangles Plaza, the genesis of JFK and 30th Street Station,…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:32 AM ::
  • Bridesburg, Riverfront Neighborhood Now With Riverfront Access
    With a land swap championed by Councilman Bobby Henon, Philadelphia gained a win-win scenario with the expansion of Dietz & Watson's facilities and a new riverfront park. Plan Philly's Jared Brey and…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 09:57 AM ::
  • Rodeph Shalom As A Beacon On North Broad
    A look at the historic Jewish synagogue’s expansion, the economic importance of bike lanes, Suzanne Roberts Theater gets $2.5 million boost, remembering the Philadelphia Trades School, and approvals f…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 01:02 PM ::
  • Spruce Street Harbor Park To Remain Open Extra Month (Updated)
    The overwhelming success of the pop-up park convinces officials to keep the party goingWed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:28 AM ::
  • When Columbia Avenue Erupted
    This Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Avenue riot, an incident that would deeply impact North Philadelphia and the politics of the city for decades to come. When Columbia Avenue Erupt…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 09:36 AM ::
  • PhillyU’s Roxboro House Now A Repository For Arlen Specter’s Papers
    A look at the renovated historic home in East Falls, talking with UCD’s Gupta on UCity walkability, judge strikes down Girard College program overhaul, and what to expect at 8th & Filbert come next su…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 01:00 PM ::
  • The Wheels of Steal: Scrap Metal Theft Is On The Rise, Again.
    A new wave of scrap metal theft is sweeping the city, and it is no holds barred. From residential copper wiring to SEPTA rail plates, everything appears to be up for grabs. Max Marin sheds some light…Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 02:30 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat


  • Introducing The Turnaround
    Summer greetings, summer babes. Just wanted to give a little heads up that I got a thing happening, a happenin’ happenin’. It’s a photography show at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Kensington, and it opens…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 10:08 AM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Brad Maule
    There’s nothing to it, really. No agenda, no mission, no checklist — nothing but the serendipity SEPTA might bring you riding it where it goes. At least that’s been my approach to the Independence Pas…Fri, 27 Jun 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Weinik
    (View map larger HERE.) I can’t give you a compelling narrative to frame the shape of my Independence Pass trip. My plans were loose and I mostly ignored them. By 7pm, I’d ridden 45 miles by bus, trai…Thu, 26 Jun 2014, 03:11 PM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Steve Ives
    “We hit em like the El at 60th and Market.” —Black Thought of The Roots, “Adrenaline” I waited until the most personal part of one of the most Philly songs ever written to begin my voyage across Phila…Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 07:18 AM ::
  • Independence Pass 2014: Chris Dougherty
    View Larger Map Getting there?: SEPTA and mobility across our regional divides — an update The day after our second installment of the Independence Pass, locomotive engineers, conductors and electrici…Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 04:20 PM ::

Philly Mag

  • Eagles Cut Tracker
    We’ll keep this post updated throughout Friday and Saturday with Eagles cuts. The team has to get the roster down to 53 by 4 p.m. Saturday. Updated (7:49 p.m. Friday): The Eagles have decided to keep…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 07:57 PM ::
  • Report: QB Thad Lewis Has Tryout With Eagles
    Part of the process for the Eagles over the next several days will be tracking which players are let go by other teams. To that end, former Bills quarterback Thad Lewis reportedly had a tryout with th…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:20 PM ::
  • For Rent: Chase Utley’s Phenomenal Ayer Penthouse
    BHHS Fox & Roach’s Frank L. DeFazio sent us a link to his blog today, which features an item about Chase Utley’s condo at the Ayer. As we’ve written, Chase and Jen had a new house built for them and t…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • Labor Day Weekend Estate Sales
    Is there nothing better than a good estate sale? You get to tromp through a home and really look at the condition of the items as they were used in the space where they were used. If the home is espec…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:45 PM ::
  • 17 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Threesomes
    Today, in honor of our three-day-weekend, a look at some of the week’s fiercest trios. The post 17 #GayPhilly Instagrams You Should See This Week: Threesomes appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • The Dirt: What To Get At The Farmers Market This Weekend
    Locally grown produce represents a season’s worth of hard labor for area farmers, and the most rewarding moment of all happens when a customer takes the literal fruits of those labors home to enjoy. O…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • 10 Best and Worst Markets for Flipping
    Sorry, your browser doesn’t support iframes. RealtyTrac took a look at housing markets with 50 or more flips in the second quarter of 2014 to assess which market was getting the best return on investm…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:58 PM ::
  • Barner, Tucker Injured Against Jets
    Matthew Tucker and Kenjon Barner were hurt on back-to-back plays in the second quarter Thursday night against the Jets. After a four-yard run off the left end, Tucker went to the sidelines and was cle…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:25 PM ::
  • 5 Financial Tasks You and Your New Spouse Have to Tackle Once You’re Married
    Well, I might even say that a few of these things wouldn’t hurt to hash out before you tie the knot (who has what debt, for instance? Yeah, that is not a surprised best saved for after the wedding), b…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • 12 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Trestle Inn Block Party, PHAIR Open-Air Market, Made in America and More Labor Day Weekend To-Dos
    The post 12 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Trestle Inn Block Party, PHAIR Open-Air Market, Made in America and More Labor Day Weekend To-Dos appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 01:08 PM ::


  • CONTEST: Win Tix To See The Trip To Italy
    Dunno about you but we here at Phawker could watch Steve Coogan and Rob Brydal act like petulant man-babies as they road trip across Europe doing their Michael Caine-offs until the cows come home. If…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • CINEMA: This One Goes Out To…
    THE ONE I LOVE (2014, directed by Charlie McDowell, 91 minutes, U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC The One I Love is a fresh little comic fantasy, a Twilight Zone/Curb Your Enthusiasm mix that reminds u…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:57 PM ::
  • NEW POLL: Tom Corbett Is Still Totally F*cked
    Graphic courtesy of the MORNING CALL MORNING CALL: Republican Gov. Tom Corbett remains far behind his Democratic rival Tom Wolf despite spending millions of dollars on television commercials this summ…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:41 AM ::
    Artwork by TWO MONIES Presently on phone with this fellow discussing the making of The Blue Album and other things Weezer as you read this. In the mean time, check this out… From Toronto via Neptune.…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 05:18 PM ::
  • ARTSY: There Goes The Eraserhood
    David Lynch and Jack Fisk in Philadelphia 1967 by C.K. WILLIAMS NEW YORK TIMES: Mr. Fisk persuaded his friend to join him at Pennsylvania Academy in January 1966. “At the academy, everybody I met was…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 05:11 PM ::
  • SPOON: Inside Out
    Spoon plays MADE IN AMERICA on Sunday August 31st. RELATED: I think Anheuser-Busch should eat the cost of putting on Made in America and make it a free concert, and Jay-Z is the one person who could c…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 03:54 PM ::
  • THE X-MAN COMETH: Q&A w/ John Doe
    Photo By JEFF FUSCO In honor of the original line-up of X performing at the Trocadero tonight,  we’re re-running this 2012 interview with post-punk-roots-rock legend John Doe wherein we extracted deep…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 01:45 PM ::
  • WORTH REPEATING: The Time 16-Year-Old* John Lurie Rocked The Spectrum With Canned Heat
      TODD MCGOVERN: Obviously you can’t always trust what you read – but your Wikipedia entry states that you played harmonica in high school, jamming with Mississippi Fred McDowell and Canned Heat in 19…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:36 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Sleep @ Union Transfer
    Photo by DAN LONG It was easy to fade into the ether last night. Between the langorous doom-riddled sludge of Windhand and the colossal cannabinoidal metallurgy of Sleep, one could get seriously lost…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:25 PM ::
  • HEROES & VILLAINS: For Your Consideration
      Because the Internet. Via CELLULOID SLAMMER.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 05:19 PM ::


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

  • Large Passyunk Avenue Spaces Waiting For Action
    One has been vacant a long timeMr. Fox CommentsThe 1800 block of E. Passyunk Ave. is seeing some action of late, and there's still room for more. At 1805-09 E. Passyunk Ave., the Saint Jude Shop close…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 02:16 PM ::
  • Ingersoll Commons Started Construction
    Affordable housing near TempleMr. Fox CommentsIt was almost two years ago that we first told you about Ingersoll Commons, a ten home affordable housing development from Community Ventures on the 1600…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 11:28 AM ::
  • Another Apartment Building Under Construction Near 40th & Baring
    Student housing on parade!Lou Mancinelli CommentsAn example of spillover development is taking place right now along N. 40th St. between Baring and Spring Garden Streets in University City. You may re…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 08:44 AM ::
  • East Kensington's "White Elephant" Building is Under Construction
    After years of blight and vacancyMr. Fox CommentsAt Front & Jasper in East Kensington, residents have long stared at the vacant former Bromley carpet mill, hoping for redevelopment and praying that it…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 04:04 PM ::
  • 31st Street Triplex Has a Boring Present
    But it's got a possibly exciting futureMr. Fox CommentsWe've seen student housing sprout up all over West Philly in recent years. We've seen it in a concentrated area near 40th & Baring. And we've als…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • Mixed-use Building Axing Old Lumber Yard on Girard
    Renderings look sweetLou Mancinelli CommentsEarlier this year, we told you that lumber yard J.T. Riley Lumber Co. had closed its doors at 3rd & Girard and that the massive property was for sale. It se…Thu, 28 Aug 2014, 08:40 AM ::
  • After a Break, Fitz4 Moving Again
    Progress a welcome sightMr. Fox CommentsChadwick Street between Catharine and Fitzwater has been a constant construction zone for five plus years. It's not so long ago that this block was pretty much…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 02:04 PM ::
  • A Renovation Mystery Under the El
    Can't just be a single family homeMr. Fox CommentsRecently, we've seen some increased activity on Front Street under the El. The commercial aspect of the Oxford Mills project fronts Front Street. A fo…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 11:11 AM ::
  • Delorean Time Machine: Philadelphia Trades School
    David Tomar CommentsThe northeast corner of 12th & Locust Streets sits in the center of a neighborhood teeming with restaurants, bars and apartment buildings.  In several of its past lives, however, t…Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 07:15 AM ::
  • At Long Last, Earth is Moving at 1919 Market
    Amazed that this day has comeMr. Fox CommentsOver a year ago, we wrote a post titled 1919 Market Should be Moving Forward Soon. Soon being a relative term, this technically wasn't an incorrect asserti…Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 03:16 PM ::

Plan Philly


Curbed Philly






Philly Insider

  • Kai: Sushi specialist in Market East
    Kenny Poon - whose restaurant holdings include Ken Shin Asian Diner in Nortthern Liberties and Tea-Do in Chinatown - is behind Kai, a snug Japanese spot at 12 S. 10th St., filling in for the former Bu…Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:14 PM ::
  • Bud & Marilyn's coming to 13th and Locust
    Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran have American in mind for the corner space beneath the Independent Hotel at 13th and Locust Streets that briefly had Rhino Bar.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 04:03 PM ::
  • 'Outrageous' food: A shout-out for the Philly Taco recognizes a Philadelphia street food staple. It's a cheesesteak rolled inside a slice of pizza.Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 03:05 PM ::
  • 35 ex-workers sue Farmers' Cabinet owners
    Thirty-five former employees of Matt and Colleen Swartz's crumbled bar empire have gone to Common Pleas Court to seek a total of about $100,000 in wages.Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 01:37 PM ::
  • Scarduzio to Newtown Square - and that's it
    The chef/operator is bowing out of Atlantic City as well as a planned South Philadelphia restaurant.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 06:53 PM ::
  • Next on 'Hell's Kitchen': 4 competitors from Philly
    Catch Sade Dancy, Denine Giordano, Jennifer Salhoff, and Ashley Sherman on the little screen this fall.Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 06:39 PM ::
  • Lorenzo & Sons opening in West Chester
    Lorenzo & Sons - the South Street pizzeria famed for its 28-inch pies and its appeal among late-night bar crawlers - is opening a location in West Chester.Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 01:46 PM ::
  • Nu, Abe Fisher? The latest restaurant from Solomonov and Cook
    Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov have set Tuesday, Sept. 2 for the opening of Abe Fisher, next to their new hummus spot, Dizengoff, at 1623 Sansom St. Reservations are now live at OpenTable.Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 11:55 AM ::
  • La Peg ready to take a bow
    For its next production, FringeArts is getting ready to raise the curtain on La Peg, a brasserie, in its headquarters at Columbus Boulevard and Race Street, across from Race Street Pier.Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 11:37 AM ::
  • Beast & Ale opens in Manayunk
    Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal are behind Beast & Ale at 4161 Main St. in Manayunk - down the street from their Taqueria Feliz.Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 01:04 AM ::