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  • After 10 months of testimony, Lower Nazareth approves IDI warehouse
    The Lower Nazareth Township Board of Supervisors concluded a lengthy and at times contentious request to Industrial Development International, Inc.by a 4-1 vote during Wednesday night's meeting. Supe…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:09 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Divers go underwater to map submerged trains
    They travel the murky depths of the Delaware River, usually to recover people who have died in unfortunate accidents, but Tuesday, members of the dive team at the Delaware Water Gap National Park got…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:19 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Camelback Resort is on schedule to open March 2015
    The countdown is on and in just a few months a new resort will be making a big splash in the Poconos!Construction is well under way on the Camelback Lodge and Indoor Waterpark. It's come a long way f…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:34 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Montgomery County says it's cracking down on errors
    The Montgomery County District Attorney's office says its implementing new standards after an error forced the dismissal of a case.Back in March, DA Risa Ferman says an investigator read a lab report…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:31 PM :: wfmz.com
  • New police vehicle draws controversy
    From the battlefield to the neighborhood. A surplus of military vehicles and weapons is making its way into local municipalities and police departments but not everyone thinks that's a good thing. It…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:31 PM :: wfmz.com
  • How falling gas prices could hurt the economy
    Prices at the pump have hit a low that has consumers cashing in. But could more money in your pocket now, mean our economy pays the price later? There's been lots of speculation as to just what these…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:29 PM :: wfmz.com
  • School stresses self-defense for realtors
    Selling homes may not seem like a dangerous job, but being a real estate agent can come with serious risks. A local martial arts school is helping agents stay safe while on the job. A Lower Saucon To…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:29 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Boy, 16, charged with attempted homicide in stabbing
    A 17-year-old boy is recovering in the hospital from a stabbing in Allentown on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Axel Figueroa-Velez, 16, of the 500 block of Oak Street is accused of stabbing the boy…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:29 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Former orphanage, junior college in Coopersburg demolished for upscale housing
    The wrecking ball is bringing big change to Coopersburg, Lehigh County. Cityline Construction is demolishing the Pinebrook Junior College building on Locust Valley Road. It has been vacant for more t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:24 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Bacon getting ready to sizzle in Easton
    It's almost time for the bacon to sizzle in Easton. The Easton Farmers' Market announced Wednesday details for this year's Bacon Fest. Fifty-thousand people are expected to attend events, including t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:14 PM :: wfmz.com

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Inquirer

  • Nobel winner wins over audience at Under 30 Summit
    Malala Yousafzai held a ballroom full of people rapt Tuesday as she spoke about her remarkable life. But do not think for a moment that the 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner can catch a break at he…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:33 PM :: philly.com
  • Sayreville suspends coach, 4 assistants in hazing scandal
    SAYREVILLE, N.J. - In front of a crowd that demanded answers and, at times, slammed district officials for their handling of a high school football hazing scandal, the Sayreville Board of Education vo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM :: philly.com
  • McCaffery drops suit against Inquirer
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery on Tuesday withdrew his defamation suit against The Inquirer for articles detailing how his wife collected lucrative referral fees from personal-…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:06 AM :: philly.com
  • Temple nurse wins potato chip contest
    What began as a Deptford woman's why not? entry to a national potato chip contest has proved to be a moment of record in the annals of American snack history.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:21 AM :: philly.com
  • Maple Shade parents struggle with Ebola fears
    It started Friday with a memo meant for staff at Howard Yocum Elementary School in Maple Shade. The school nurse wrote that on Monday, two students were arriving at the K-2 school from Rwanda, an East…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 AM :: philly.com
  • Supreme Court suspends McCaffery over porn e-mails
    HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspended Justice Seamus P. McCaffery on Monday amid allegations that he sent pornographic e-mails and threatened to entangle a fellow justice in the wideni…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:44 PM :: philly.com
  • Taj Mahal ruling puts other A.C. workers' benefits in danger
    A U.S. bankruptcy judge's decision last week to allow the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City to jettison a traditional defined-benefit pension and company-sponsored health insurance could spell t…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:36 AM :: philly.com
  • Philadelphia Orchestra reports on 'a remarkable year'
    Since the Philadelphia Orchestra exited bankruptcy more than two years ago, several key financial indicators have brightened. Obligations associated with the orchestra's Chapter 11 settlement have bee…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 11:59 PM :: philly.com

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  • Rx for Crozer? Crozer-Keystone mulling options, possible merger for health system
    UPLAND >> Crozer-Keystone Health System has hired a consultant to determine whether Delaware County's largest employer and health care provider should remain independent or should seek a partner to as…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:13 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • McKee Builders raise $30,000 for Navy SEALs
    SPRINGFIELD >> McKee Builders recently raised $30,000 for the Navy SEAL Foundation at a yearly charitable golf event. There were more than 120 golfers at the fourth annual Frank A. McKee Golf Classic…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:04 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Garnet Valley OKs resignation of teacher facing sex charges
    CONCORD >> The Garnet Valley School Board approved the resignation of Garnet Valley Middle School teacher and football coach Bill Barber, who was charged with a sexual offense involving a 15-year-old…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:36 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Radnor's Clem Macrone Park gets $224,000 grant
    HARRISBURG >> Rep. William Adolph (R-165, of Springfield) announced Radnor Township will receive a $224,000 state grant for Clem Macrone Park to be used for new trail development, storm water manageme…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Media-Providence Friends School celebtates pizza, pumpkins and Fair Trade Halloween
    The Media-Providence Friends School's annual Pizza Pumpkin Night invites families and friends to campus for a pizza picnic on the playground to celebrate fall and all the successes we've had during th…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Annual Delco Halloween parade is Saturday in Media
    The 49th Annual Delaware County Halloween Parade will kick off 2 p.m. Saturday and march through Media.School bands from across the region will set the tone for this popular family event, including Pe…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:17 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • OTHER TIMES -- Oct. 22, 2014
    100 Years Ago -- 1914A number of little girls in the western section of Chester are putting in their spare time after school hours making doll clothes and other articles that will please the hearts of…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:24 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Suspect in Clifton pharmacy robbery shot by officer
    A Lansdowne police officer in pursuit of a black Nissan suspected as the getaway car in an armed robbery in Clifton Heights shot one of the robbery suspects after he crashed and then bailed from the v…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:56 AM :: delcotimes.com
  • Trial begins in 2010 Chester homicide case
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> The first of two murder trials involving a 29-year-old defendant began Tuesday with testimony from officers investigating a 2010 shooting outside J&S Seafood in Chester.Jamir Willi…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:51 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Ridley family thanks firefighters for saving young child
    RIDLEY TOWNSHIP >> The parents of Parker Carbonaro offered a special thank-you to all the Woodlyn Fire Co. firefighters who helped save their 11-month-old boy after he nearly drowned in the bathtub ov…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:47 PM :: delcotimes.com

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  • People in the News
    Samantha J. Evian, former chair of Spector Gadon & Rosen P.C.'s family law group, has joined Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel L.L.P. as a partner in its Philadelphia office. Evian represents family…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:51 PM :: philly.com
  • Dose of reality for region's energy hub proponents
    Boosters of an emerging movement to develop Philadelphia as an energy hub were cautioned Tuesday that they need to do more to sell a skeptical public.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM :: philly.com
  • Pat Croce's Villanova house going to auction
    If you want to own a piece of 76ers basketball history, here's a chance: Former team president Pat Croce's 10,500-square-foot Villanova mansion will be auctioned to the highest bidder Saturday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:54 AM :: philly.com
  • Women wonder why top jobs, seats on boards still lag
    To chief executive Sue Schick, it's a continuing mystery. Why are there so few women on corporate boards? Why are there so few top women executives? Why are so few women ranked among the top earners?Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:30 AM :: philly.com
  • Start-ups with a conscience shine in 'Pressure Cooker'
    And the winner of Forbes' $400,000 Pressure Cooker is . . . Enrou - and winning with it are people in places as far from the Los Angeles start-up's home as purse and backpack makers in rural Guatemala…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:12 AM :: philly.com
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  • U.S.: Travelers from Ebola-stricken countries must use one of five airports
    All passengers arriving in the United States from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea will now be required to fly into one of the five airports that have enhanced screening for the deadly Ebola virus, t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:37 AM :: philly.com
  • Panel presents guidelines for Pa. Turnpike Commission
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission should improve its contracting procedures and business practices, an advisory panel said Tuesday. The three-member panel was created last year by the Turnpike Comm…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM :: philly.com
  • Best day of the year for the S&P 500
    NEW YORK - The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM :: philly.com
  • S&P raises PGW bond rating
    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday raised its rating on Philadelphia Gas Works bonds, citing improved collections and stable gas prices.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:34 AM :: philly.com

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  • M.D. Fla. Double Trouble on Fraudulent Joinder
    What the deuce is it about today?  The date is made up of two 2’s.  Today is the 76th birthday of two of our favorite, though couldn’t-be-more-different, actors:  Derek Jacobi (I, Claudius/Last Tango…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:30 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Georgia Court Takes a Holistic Approach to Pleading
                Holism is a concept modernly used most commonly in medicine –treating both the body and the mind.  We don’t see it too often in legal parlance as it’s come to be associated with a somewha…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • ACI’s Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference – Shameless Plug
    In a first for the DDLaw Blog, we’re an official Media Partner for the American Conference Institute’s 19th Annual Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference, to be held December 8-10, in New York Ci…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Pre-Halloween Demise of a Frankenstein Plaintiff
                We typically leave it to others to review movies or television shows in the course of a post.  Sure, we will throw in a quote or reference from time to time, but that is about it.  We had…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Louisiana Liability For A Sales Representative's Sizing Error
                Those of us whose childhood had low tech play options and at least a touch of OCD recall playing with dominoes.  Not whatever the game is where the number of dots on a tile matters, which…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:38 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • A Colorado Federal Court Adopts Restatement (Third) of Torts Section 6(c)
    A federal court recently placed Colorado amongst the states that apply Restatement (Third) of Torts §6(c) in design defect cases.  That’s a good place to be when you’re defending a medical device com…Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 05:26 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Breaking News – Branded Design Defect Preemption
         From the time that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S.Ct. 2466 (2013), we have been declaring that design defect claims against branded dug…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 07:38 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • A Juicy Little Decision
                This is actually a post from Reed Smith’s Rachel Weil.  While this is not her first post, she is still a mere guest poster at this point and takes sole responsibility for the content of he…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 02:58 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • No, HIPAA Does Not Preempt Informal Treater Interviews
    For over seven years, we’ve been following the odd little romance that the other side of the “v.” has been having with purported federal preemption of state litigation practices that allow our side to…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 12:26 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • The Scylla and Charybdis of PMA Preemption
    This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only.            It’s been a while since we’ve seen a legal reference to Scylla and Charybdis, the sea monsters of Greek myth who posed an intrac…Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 03:01 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com

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  • Phillies sign right-hander Williams to one-year deal
    Jerome Williams made enough of a positive impression on the Phillies that they are bringing him back next season. The team announced Tuesday evening that they signed Williams to a one-year contract wo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:21 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • With team or not, Byrd a key to Phillies' future
    The Phillies know they must improve their offense, and they'll look specifically to the outfield to do so. Marlon Byrd had a productive season and is still under contract, but the club may deal him to…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:40 AM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Brown's future with Phillies uncertain after trying season
    Domonic Brown entered this year confident and ready to build upon his 2013 breakout season. But he left Citizens Bank Park late last month with only questions about his future in Philadelphia.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 01:54 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Phils' phenom Quinn shows upside in AFL action
    Roman Quinn, the Phillies' No. 5 prospect, finished Tuesday's game 2-for-6. He is hitting .200/.286/.200 in six games this fall.Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 07:58 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Inbox: Do the Phillies need to deal Hamels in the offseason?
    In the latest Phillies Inbox, beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers fans' questions on Cole Hamels' status on the trade block, Ben Revere's value and the situation at the hot corner.Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 04:50 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Gwynn Jr. opts for free agency
    The Phillies announced outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. refused his assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and has opted for free agency.Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 04:55 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Former skipper Manuel to hold winter hitting camp
    Charlie Manuel still loves to talk and teach hitting, and the former Phillies skipper and current senior advisor to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is hosting a baseball camp from Dec. 19-21 in St. Pe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:20 AM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Phillies tab Almaraz to be amateur scouting director
    The Phillies have a replacement for former assistant general manager of amateur scouting Marti Wolever, whom they dismissed late last month. The team announced Wednesday that it has hired Johnny Almar…Wed, 8 Oct 2014, 12:37 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Former Phillies broadcaster Campbell passes away
    Bill Campbell broadcast some of the most memorable moments in Philadelphia sports history. His run included eight seasons as a Phillies broadcaster from 1963-70.Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 04:20 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins
    Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gathe…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 01:16 AM :: mlb.mlb.com

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Crossing Broad

  • RADIO WARS: The Mikes Continue Their Duel
    Mike Missanelli hinted that Barkann was turned down for an on-air spot at 97.5. This was in response to, as best as I can tell, the following dig from Barkann, which he took while discussing sports fa…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:07 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Mo’ne Davis Is Getting Paid to Be in a Chevy Commercial, and No, It Won’t Affect Her NCAA Eligibility
    Great commercial. Even better– this from the NCAA, via sociopath Darren Rovell: “The NCAA staff’s decision was made within this process and based on a combination of considerations,” James said in the…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:32 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Crossing Streams (Episode 24): FanSince09, and Dave Warner of WhatYouPayForSports.com
    I’m joined by Twitter hero (@FanSince09), who helped solve a hate crime-esque assault recently and has been making the rounds in the media – from the Today Show to Inside Edition to The View - using E…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:36 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • GET YOUR TANK ON
    All the backdoor lobbying by Sixers and Devils CEO Scott O’Neil against overhauling the NBA Draft and Lottery while the Sixers are in the midst of milking the systems’ weak points has apparently paid…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:08 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • No, Sidney, You’re Not Allowed to like the Rocky Movies
    An old timey reporter who spoke of social media as if it was some sort of abstract concept asked Sidney Crosby about the supposed Philly blacklash over his Rocky Halloween costume. Crosby was miffed.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Somewhere, Buzz Bissinger Makes Sad Time: Nick Foles Does Q & A with Maxim
    Well, Q & A might be a bit of a misnomer here. Foles, like Bissinger said, is kind of boring and a robot. Maxim basically offered him a chance to clear his name (as if it needs clearing) and Foles res…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:35 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Watch Luke Schenn Get Completely Torched in the Final Minutes of a 4-0 Whooping
    The Schenn brothers are not working out so well. Luke is inconsistent and slow, and Brayden has yet to show any sign that he’s anything more than a third line winger, at best. Last night it was Luke’s…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:11 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Joe Conklin Lampoons the Sixers’ Marketing Message
    This is funny. But to be fair to the Sixers (look at me, showing restraint in making fun of the Sixers!), they’ve been pretty up-front about the fact that they’re going to be the worst team in the his…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:35 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com

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Philadelphia Weekly

  • First Person Arts Podcast: The Art of Gift Giving
    A persistent 8-year-old Megan convinces her conservative mother to let her go to a birthday party. Megan is very proud to present her elaborately wrapped present to the birthday girl, but the adults a…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:32 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Haunted by the ghosts of immigrants past
    Just south of Philadelphia, an old quarantine station lures paranormal spirit hunters and serious historians to explore common ground. In the darkness, it’s hard to tell who’s doing what. Or whether t…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:42 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Year of Beer: Tröegs Master of Pumpkins
    We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at... [This is a summary. To read th…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:35 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Dizengoff’s Israeli-style pita plates hit the lunch spot
    Forget the business of the place—the Hebrew-language posters, the Technicolor menu listings above the window, the throngs of people crowding the space—and focus instead on the mesmerizing pitas baking…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:59 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • The Top 10 shows around Philly this week
    1. Mary Lambert Oct. 22, North Star Bar. The saucy singer on “Same Love” will keep you warm on her Heart On My Sleeve debut outing. northstarbar.com 2. Marsha Ambrosius Oct. 23, Theatre of Living Arts…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:58 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Todd Rundgren’s sold-out spring show gets a fall follow-up at the Keswick
    Even when Todd Rundgren was a kid growing-up in Upper Darby, the budding pop genius had a passion for music. Although his dad barred rock songs from being played in the house, he didn’t mind the boy l…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:50 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • What's left of the Misfits at the TLA
    Formed in Jersey in 1977 with now-legendary vocalist Glenn Danzig at the helm, Misfits were one of the most influential bands of punk and hardcore’s late ‘70s/early ‘80s heyday, thrilling the moshing…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:44 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • A has-been actor attempts to restart his career in "Birdman"
    (Director/Writer: Alejandro González Iñárritu) If the title doesn’t tip you off, then be assured: Birdman isn’t just the deeply meta story of an actor (Michael Keaton) trying to restart a career that…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:36 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • A jazz student discovers how far he'll go to reach perfection in "Whiplash"
    (Director/Writer: Damien Chazelle) Two movies come out this week that question what art demands of the artist. In jazz-music nightmare Whiplash, the answer is obvious: Everything. Its crucial follow-u…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:34 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Savage Love
    I’m a 20-something married trans guy in an openish marriage. In the online hunt for a guy to have some aboveboard, under-the-sheets fun with, I run into snags because I’m trans (I disclose on my profi…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:26 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com

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  • Dice Raw's "The Last Jimmy" is transformed into a hip-hop musical
    A crisply-casual Ozzie Jones saunters onto the Freedom Theatre’s John Allen Jr. stage from its right, playfully doing gym-quality squats to show his laughing stagehand pals how much his ailing back ha…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:21 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Halloween: 15 Dance-Floor Blowouts
    Peter Sterling Halloween Ball Philadelphia’s sexy burlesque show is resurrected once again in the fourth annual Peter Sterling Halloween Ball, featuring Philadelphia’s DJ Perry Angelozzi and drag host…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:17 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: October 22-29
    Wednesday, October 22 TALK Ebola: Truth and Myth Ebola. Fear of the word is spreading way faster than the disease. But this outbreak of panic isn’t much different from those that erupted when the worl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Boo at the Zoo; AIDS Walk Philly; and more!
    Friday, October 17 MUSIC Era of Abba Philly POPS Orchestra travels down memory lane with ‘70s hits from the Bee Gees, John Denver, Carol King, Elton John and more. The show concludes with Finnish a ca…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 04:43 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • 'Sin' historian Karen Abbott exposes secret lives of women spies
    PW's former star reporter delves into Civil War history in her new book, 'Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy.' Karen Abbott first hit The New York Times bestseller list with her 2007 book Sin in the Second…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:56 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • John Hodgman on nerds, Obama, the end of the world and "Doctor Who"
    John Hodgman’s turn-of-the-millennium geek credentials are impeccable: He’s served as The Daily Show’s “resident expert” on all things, penned three thick volumes of comprehensive world knowledge enti…Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 12:44 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: October 15-22
    Wednesday, October 15 STAGE Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical A comedy inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer’s wife who attempts to pick up the pieces of her life after her husband cheat…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 06:03 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Weekend Picks
    Friday, October 10 COMEDY Gary Gulman Seeking fame on reality television is pretty normal; finding fame on Last Comic Standing, though, is pretty notable. Gary Gulman placed as a finalist in two succe…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 12:05 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Suburban panic fuels the affecting "Detroit"
    Detroit is not a play about the Motor City, though that would certainly be enough to draw many local stage lovers to the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s 40th-anniversary season opener. No, Lisa D’Amour…Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 11:51 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: October 8-15
    Wednesday, October 8 SHOW Sittin’ In: Pre-Boo The Kimmel Center’s free, monthly jam session continues with the Philadelphia Jazz Project and DJ Phsh. The performance will feature a sneak peek at the P…Tue, 7 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com

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  • Penn Museum brings mummies to Philly schools
    A free program called Unpacking the Past is now offered by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:06 AM :: thedp.com
  • Penn, unlike peers, rejects Common App competitor
    Several selective universities are accepting alternative application options after last year's technical problems in the Common Application, but Penn has not changed its admissions policy.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:02 AM :: thedp.com
  • For North Koreans, leaders are like idols, speaker says
    Greg Scarlatoiu, executive director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, spoke on Tuesday at “The North Korean Conundrum,” hosted via the Korean Current Affairs Program.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:01 AM :: thedp.com
  • Victoria's Secret CEO talks branding and passion in Huntsman
    President and CEO of Victoria's Secret Sharen Turney made her way to Penn as part of Wharton’s Leadership Lecture Series to discuss the qualities that make a successful leader and brand.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:59 AM :: thedp.com
  • Ebola fears overshadow flu preparation
    As Penn continues to prepare for potential Ebola cases, health professionals are keeping an eye out for the flu.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM :: thedp.com
  • Engineering students concerned by lack of study space
    With the closure of the Towne library on May 20, Engineering students have been struggling to find study space within the Engineering quad.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM :: thedp.com
  • Theme year lacks focus on race, critics say
    Several students were disappointed to find out that next year's theme year would be the Year of Discovery, after hearing that the book selected would be Langston Hughes' autobiography.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:49 AM :: thedp.com
  • The only ones
    Students who come from their countries alone must make their own communitiesWed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:28 AM :: thedp.com
  • Gutmann elected chair of university association
    Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, placing her at a vantage point to vocalize and advocate for current issues in higher education.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:26 PM :: thedp.com
  • Penn announces renewed sustainability plan
    Penn announced on Tuesday afternoon the University's next steps to make the campus as environmentally friendly as possible.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:38 PM :: thedp.com

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Temple University

  • Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion
    Residents said the armed men targeted one of their roommates, who was hit in the back of the head with a pistol. The post Students tied up, robbed in off-campus home invasion appeared first on The Tem…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 10:20 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees
    Lewis Katz’ only son was elected in an Oct. 14 meeting. The post Drew Katz joins Board of Trustees appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 07:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Blocks receive touch-up
    “Adopt-a-Block” lets students clean streets off campus. The post Blocks receive touch-up appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 06:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Cosby, four other trustees re-elected
    After last week’s Board meeting, two committees grew. The post Cosby, four other trustees re-elected appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 05:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • State-relateds ask for additional funding
    The University of Pittsburgh has had its state funding cut in eight of the past 12 years. The post State-relateds ask for additional funding appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital
    pCare TV broadcasts medical information to Temple patients. The post 650 TVs purchased for patients at Temple Hospital appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor
    In July, Rev. Kevin Johnson announced his resignation. The post Last service approaches for Bright Hope’s pastor appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 02:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus
    Drivers said the closure of a gate on 13th Street has caused delays. The post Road construction leads to traffic jams on Main Campus appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 01:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • ‘A difficult time’
    Homecoming parties led to alcohol citations for both students and non-students. The post ‘A difficult time’ appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:10 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Witness: student punched by teen on campus
    The incident occurred on 13th Street near Oxford Street. The post Witness: student punched by teen on campus appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 10:54 PM :: temple-news.com

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  • Pa gov. Corbett signs Mumia bill from Inquirer news
    Pa gov corbett signs mumia bill from inquirerWed, 22 Oct 2014, 07:07 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • No Takers for New Taxi Medallions at $475K
    Wonderment about no bidders for $475K taxi medallions Philadelphia Inquirer...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 06:19 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Brendan Boyle's campaign caught lying about Dee Adcock
    Really? He'd rather be talking about something other than the crappy thing his campaign did? ---Quote--- Boyle said he’d rather be talk*ing...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:37 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Thoughts on where to donate stuffed animals please
    Have 2 large rather large bags filled with new and barely used stuffed animals. My daughter will never use them all and I would like to donate them...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:13 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Police HQ groundbreaking 46th and Market
    This has sat in suspension for so long, I kind of forgot it was happening. At the very least, we will have a very impressive looking Police HQ,...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:56 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • F'en Feminists
    *Language Very _NSFW_* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QZ44fmMAxsWed, 22 Oct 2014, 01:18 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • City Council Staring Down the Barrel of Lawsuits Over Philly's Unconstitutional Gun Laws
    City Council Cries 'Mommy!' As Corbett Signs HB80 Exterminating Philly's Illegal Gun Laws -PDQ...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:34 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Sample ballot for November?
    I can't seem to find a sample ballot for the November election (at least not easily). I've checked the City Commissioners' website and seventy.org....Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • 1800 block of Tioga
    Posted this over in the North Philly forum but figured it could go here as well: for years I've passed by the Intersection of 19th and Ontario on...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:00 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Muggers on Bikes in Spring Garden
    We received this message from the SGCA: At our monthly public meeting with the local police last night, Captain Convery of the 9th Precinct...Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:35 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com

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  • Why The Flying Saucer Deserves Your LOVE
    Preservation Alliance calls iconic LOVE Park building a “place to save,” zoning changes introduced for parts of North Philly, another firm for the Navy Yard, and a sinking pharmacy in South PhillyWed, 22 Oct 2014, 09:54 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • The Missing Namesake Of North Philly’s Lost Necropolis
    Next up in our Halloween cemetery series: Harry K hits the tomes looking for the missing obelisk of Monument Cemetery. Is it sitting in a gravestone dumping ground at the foot of the Betsy Ross Bridge…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:53 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Of Birds And Drinking Water
    Inside the East Park Reservoir, Temple students adopting blocks, UCD to start early on 40th Street plaza, and Jewish life gets a boost at PennTue, 21 Oct 2014, 09:03 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Preservation Alliance Launches “Places To Save” List
    The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia reboots their annual Endangered Properties list with new Places to Save announcementsMon, 20 Oct 2014, 06:06 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Bless Our Beer Gardens, Past and Present
    Drinking al fresco reached new heights this summer as brilliantly designed beer gardens popped up all over the city. This isn't anything new though, says Nic Esposito. Philadelphia has been publicly d…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:38 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Old City Orange Façade To Be Preserved
    Historical Commission okays Old City development, the emblematic stairway at the Barnes, Blatstein serious yet anxious about The Provence, 10 homes for NoLibs, and a salvaged cornice delights in Fisht…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:42 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • The Tombstone Wall Of Society Hill
    With October at hand and Halloween on the way, we thought a series on historic cemeteries was most appropriate. Our first story presents the strange tale of thirty tombstones that sit embedded in the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:02 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Existential Tug-Of-War Along West Cecil B. Moore Avenue
    The identity crisis of TempleTown, Family Court opens, artist space coming to Grays Ferry, mixed-use for Ridge, inside the Bok storage facility, and PhillyU collects $60MFri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:37 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Improvements Possible For The Schuylkill Boardwalk
    How to upgrade the successful trail extension, Temple investing in its athletic programs once more, developer slowly selling houses in Somertown, and lackluster restriping plans for Washington AvenueThu, 16 Oct 2014, 08:32 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • In East Kensington, Housing Development To Replace Little Berlin’s “Fairgrounds”
    Viking Mills owner selling lot that artists collective has activated for the past four years. Emma Jacobs reports on what's coming and whyWed, 15 Oct 2014, 09:20 AM :: hiddencityphila.org

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  • One Man’s Trash: Week 34 Report
    WEEK 34: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods My selfish goal/personal motivation for doing this project spread out over the course of a year was to get to know every corner of the park. I…Fri, 5 Sep 2014, 09:18 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 33 Report
    WEEK 33: Crefeld Street to Cedars House Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 33 HAUL GLASS 1 40oz bottle Budweiser 1 jar Classico pasta sauce METAL 1 12oz can Coors Light 1 12oz can Busch Light STYRO…Wed, 3 Sep 2014, 09:20 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 32 Report
    WEEK 32: Bells Mill Road to Valley Green Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 32 HAUL GLASS 4 wine bottles no labels STYROFOAM 1 16oz cup 1 10oz cup 3 pcs random styrofoam PAPER 1 Tastykake pie box l…Mon, 1 Sep 2014, 09:30 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • 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 :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 30 Report
    WEEK 30: Mt Airy Avenue to Westview Street Maps/add’l photos to come. * * * WEEK 30 HAUL METAL 3 12oz cans Coors Light (crushed) 1 12oz can Diet Coke (share with BFF) 1 12oz can Budweiser 1 12oz can A…Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 11:01 PM :: phillyskyline.com

Philly Mag

  • A Funny Play About Rape Is Happening In Philly This Week
    Starting this weekend, Adrienne Truscott, a native of Linwood, Delaware County, is performing her critically-acclaimed show Adrienne Truscott’s Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:50 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Update: The First Official ‘Instagram Couple’ Is Married 
    Last fall, we filled you in on a couple who basically summed up The Times in their love story: Boy sees girl’s Instgram photos and comments on them; girl investigates boy through social media, boy and…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:43 PM :: phillymag.com
  • All-22: McCoy On Run-Game Changes
    In the Eagles’ last game against the Giants, LeSean McCoy had by far his best performance of the season, rushing 22 times for 149 yards (6.8 YPC). In the previous three games combined, he had totaled…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:16 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Sneak Peek: Your First Look at The New Century 21 Store Before It Opens
    I got the chance to pop over to the Gallery’s new—and long-awaited—anchor store, Century 21, before the store celebrates its opening party tonight. (Its soft opening is tomorrow, but the store will on…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:59 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Philly Principals Are Hungry for Money
    If you want to get a better idea of the financial squeeze Philly’s public schools operate under, just take a look at how some of them were going to use money freed up by the SRC’s unilateral cancellat…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:31 PM :: phillymag.com
  • CNN’s Jake Tapper on Growing Up in Philadelphia
    LIZ: You and I first met as students at the Philadelphia School in second grade, in 1975. That was the third year of the school’s existence, when it was still in rented rooms and before it was the nor…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:29 PM :: phillymag.com
  • VIDEO: There Was a Proposal At Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival! 
    So this past weekend, there was a Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill (which, how did I miss that?), and one festival-attending groom-to-be thought it would be the perfect spot to propose to his ne…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:09 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Landlord: Jon Gosselin Abandoned a Kitten After I Evicted Him
    Recently, Jon Gosselin was evicted from his Wernersville, Pennsylvania, home after bouncing rent checks. The owners say he was reneging on the rent-to-own contract he signed with them last December. N…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:05 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Woman Crush Wednesday: Rachel Turanski
    Every hump day a Philly person shares their local picks for Woman Crush Wednesday. Today, Rachel Turanski, a performer (as Ms. Tension), life-long dance-party enthusiast, wannabe astrologer and educat…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:04 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Eagles Offensive Linemen Evan Mathis and Todd Herremans
    PM: At what point in your lives did you realize that you had a chance to play football professionally? TODD: Probably my junior year in college. EVAN: In ninth grade, I wrote a journal and said I was…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:58 PM :: phillymag.com

Phawker

  • INCOMING: Exiles On South Street
      This just in from 215 Festival organizers: This week, The 215 Festival — Philadelphia’s literary arts festival, featuring readings and events with some of the city’s greatest writers (and some prett…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 10:04 PM :: phawker.com
  • BEING THERE: Malala Yousafzai @ The NCC
    Photo by PETE TROSHAK A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, one Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi, in the midst of a light saber duel to the death with one Darth Vader, Dark Lord Of The Sith, declared: “If yo…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 02:52 PM :: phawker.com
  • Q&A: Tig Notaro Will Not Go Quietly
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA If Tig Notaro never existed we would have never thought to invent her, which not only points out the shortcomings of our imagination but also the depths of her originality. A tal…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 11:59 AM :: phawker.com
  • CIA MAN: Ben Bradlee & The Mystery Of The Missing Diary Of JFK’s Suddenly Dead Mistress
      DAILY BEAST: Suicide was not uncommon among the Mad Men of the Cold War, and Janney makes much of the timing of the death of Washington Post publisher Phil Graham, whose suicide in the summer 1963 w…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:26 AM :: phawker.com
  • EARLY WORD: Confusion Is Next
      The Thurston Moore Band plays Boot N’ Saddle on 10/25 in support of the just-out The Best Day. PITCHFORK: The Best Day is not the first music Thurston Moore has released since becoming the most famo…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 12:43 PM :: phawker.com
  • JIM MORRISON: Fat Is Beautiful
    HUFFINGTON POST: In a new video excerpt from a 1969 interview with Doors frontman Jim Morrison finds the singer emphasizing that “fat is beautiful.” The video was released by Blank on Blank, a new onl…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:27 AM :: phawker.com
  • Q&A With Benjamin Booker, Blooze Hammerer
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA It’s been quite a year for Benjamin Booker, hand-picked opener for the Jack White’s Lazaretto tour, going electric at Norfolk, going crazy on Letterman — not bad for a 25-year-ol…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 04:15 PM :: phawker.com
  • ARTSY: Can’t Get There From Here
    We’ve always loved these illustrated landmark maps and this one of Philadelphia by Tyler illustration instructor Mario Zucca is next level shit. You can buy it on Etsy HERE.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:29 PM :: phawker.com
  • PURLING HISS: Learning Slowly
    From the new Weirdon (Drag City). This sounds like it could’ve come out on Gerard Cosloy-era Homestead Records. That is a HUGE compliment, by the way. They play JBs Oct. 22nd.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:29 PM :: phawker.com
  • BEING THERE: Wiz Khalifa @ The Piazza
    Photo by DEREK BRAD As the sun dropped on a warm late October afternoon, the gates opened for the Forbes’ first ever Under 30 Music Festival at the Piazza in Philadelphia. The festival is a partnershi…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 02:23 PM :: phawker.com

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  • RE-POST: "I Feel Like My Chances of Finding Love Are Hopeless" via The Frisky
    I'm not sure if you've seen it, but I've been doing an advice column called Make It Stop! over on The Frisky for the past few months. Mostly I field questions about pesky co-workers and thorny family…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 02:49 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Flippin' Our Shades At Author and Blogger Samantha Irby
    Samantha Irby is my favorite writer. Her blog, Bitches Gotta Eat,…Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • If You Wanna Be My Lover, You Gotta Get With My Guy Friends: The Three Rules of Dude Besties
    While the stomach may be the fabled way to a man’s heart, everyone knows that a bestie is (and always will be) the fast track to a woman’s weak, melting knees.You know that awkward first group hang, d…Fri, 19 Sep 2014, 06:56 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • 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 :: feeds.feedburner.com

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  • Changes at Vacant Building Near Temple?
    New windows at leastMr. Fox CommentsOver a year ago, we directed your attention to the northwest corner of Broad & Jefferson, to a building that's been sitting blighted for as long as we can remember.…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 04:00 PM :: nakedphilly.com
  • We Came Upon Some Slightly Different Plans for 22nd & Walnut
    Because plans will change, ya know?Mr. Fox CommentsRemember yesterday, when we told you that a surface parking lot at 22nd & Walnut would be disappearing with six new homes appearing in its place? The…Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 08:36 AM :: nakedphilly.com
  • Little Spoon a Great Addition to South Street West
    The place is adorableMr. Fox CommentsBack in the springtime, we told you about plans to convert the former Baja Room at 15th & South into a new neighborhood cafe. And the other day, Little Spoon Cafe…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:34 PM :: nakedphilly.com
  • Manton Street Park Getting a Mural
    And maybe a new neighborMr. Fox CommentsRemember Manton Street Park? Back in the summer of 2011, a collection of near neighbors cleaned up this long vacant parcel at the corner of 4th & Manton, turnin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 11:35 AM :: nakedphilly.com
  • New Homes for 22nd & Walnut?
    Sure, seems like a good callMr. Fox CommentsRecently, we got a tip that zoning notices had appeared on the southeast corner of 22nd & Walnut, a property that's currently being used as a surface parkin…Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 08:31 AM :: nakedphilly.com
  • Interesting Building For Sale Near Front Street
    Wide building goes street to streetMr. Fox CommentsIn Pennsport, it seems like we're seeing a steady stream of former industrial buildings get demolished in favor of new construction homes. After a Ta…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 03:11 PM :: nakedphilly.com
  • More Homes Get Started on Chadwick Street
    And even more are comingMr. Fox CommentsAfter nobody paid it much mind for many years, the 1300 block of Chadwick Street has gotten a ton of attention of late. The block had been dominated by a huge v…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 11:34 AM :: nakedphilly.com
  • New Bank on 38th Street Should Have Been Much More
    Nothing we can do thoughMr. Fox CommentsTwo summers past, we were jonesing for a Slurpee while in West Philly, and visited the 7-11 at 38th & Chestnut with frozen satisfaction in mind. Alas, when we g…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 08:41 AM :: nakedphilly.com
  • On York Street, a Renovation Preserves a Cornice
    Wish more rehabs would do thisMr. Fox CommentsIn Fishtown, we've seen all kind of development activity over the years. Vacant lots have sprouted new homes. Developers have demolished old homes or ware…Sun, 19 Oct 2014, 05:42 PM :: nakedphilly.com
  • Triplexes on the 2000 Block of Federal?
    We shall seeMr. Fox CommentsAs has been the case on many blocks in Point Breeze of late, the 2000 block of Federal Street has seen considerable redevelopment. On the block's eastern end, OCF Coffee Ho…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 03:02 PM :: nakedphilly.com

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  • Geno's adds Italian hoagies to the menu
    Geno's sold hoagies years ago, but founder Joey Vento discontinued them after a couple of tour buses pulled up and overwhelmed staff by ordering many hoagies.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 03:56 PM :: philly.com
  • More burgers: Grub Burger Bar opens in Willow Grove
    Its first area location opened last week at 159 York Rd. in Willow Grove (215-800-0699).Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 12:39 PM :: philly.com
  • Gennaro's moving to East Passyunk
    Owner Mike Giammarino says he is in the process of buying a building at 1533 S. 11th St. that was occupied previously by Da Vinci's restaurant, which closed Sunday.Wed, 22 Oct 2014, 05:40 AM :: philly.com
  • A bar for Devil's Pocket
    Chef Andrew Wagner and Marcus Versace decided to honor their neighborhood when they took over Resurrection Ale House at Catharine Street and Grays Ferry Avenue.Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 04:04 PM :: philly.com
  • Ahoy, Lo Spiedo: Vetri at the Navy Yard
    On Monday, Oct. 27, the Vetri crew - Marc Vetri, Jeff Benjamin, Brad Spence, and Jeff Michaud - plans to open Lo Spiedo right there (4501 S. Broad St., 215-282-3184).Tue, 21 Oct 2014, 03:48 PM :: philly.com
  • Which Philly restaurant won a '$1M review'?
    Times of London critic Giles Coren, the latest in a long line of cranky British food-TV personalities, is out with Million Dollar Critic, a series that documents his dining experience in five restaura…Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 10:39 AM :: philly.com
  • The stories behind 2nd Story Brewing in Old City
    A farmer, a restaurateur and a home-brewer are behind a new brewpub where Triumph Brewing was.Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 09:59 AM :: philly.com
  • Hippot: New new shabu shabu in Chinatown
    Now in the space of less than a year, we have two spots: Simply Shabu, a BYOB, opened in January at 1023 Cherry St., and much more recently, there's Hippot Shabu Shabu, a mod-looking spot that replace…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 05:44 PM :: philly.com
  • Ting Wong lives!
    The Chinatown duck house will not close permanently, according to signs posted this morning in the window.Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:55 PM :: philly.com
  • Sarah's Place: A new old bar in Brewerytown
    Sarah's Place is pretty much the way it used to be as Sara's Place - long bar, TVs - though much cleaner. Even the old vinyl floor remains. Now, it's technically Sarah's Place - the h an homage to the…Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 12:42 PM :: philly.com

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