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  • Route 611 ramp from Route 22 reopens; Snyder Street exit to close
    There's some new road closures in Easton as work continues on the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Tuesday, the ramp to Route 611 and the Riverside Drive / Route 611 underpass…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:56 PM ::
  • Treasurer accused of embezzling $100,000+ from youth baseball league
    A Flemington man is facing charges for embezzling from a youth baseball league. Kevin Lockery, 42, of Flemington is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the Flemington-Raritan Baseball League,…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:28 PM ::
  • Printing out a new type of medical technology
    Some Lehigh University students are teaming up with therapists at Good Shepherd Rehab to get the upper hand on what may be the future of prosthetic.Not often do college engineering students get papar…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:36 PM ::
  • Toomey talks vet unemployment in Collegeville
    U.S. Senator Pat Toomey discussed the employment issues facing veterans in Montgomery County.While in Collegeville Monday morning, Toomey discussed a bill he supports, called the United We Stand to H…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:03 PM ::
  • Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg dies in car accident
    Thirty-five-year-old Darrell Tyree of East Stroudsburg died early Monday when the car in which he was a passenger crossed Route 209 and struck a business and then a boulder. The accident occurred at…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:57 PM ::
  • M&T Bank in Muhlenberg robbed
    A suspected bank robber and the woman accused of driving the getaway car are in custody following a high-speed pursuit through downtown Reading. It all began around 4 p.m. Monday with the robbery of…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:47 PM ::
  • Community wants to help restaurant rebuild after fire
    Investigators in Warren County, New Jersey are trying to figure out what sparked a fire that destroyed a building that's been around since the 1800's. The flames broke out Monday morning at Hunter's…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:35 PM ::
  • Pair arrested in carjacking crash that killed 3 children
    Two men have been arrested in a carjacking that resulted in the hit-and-run deaths of three children in Philadelphia last Friday. Police and District Attorney Seth Williams announced the arrests in a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:01 PM ::
  • BARTA moves closer to merger with Lancaster transit system
    Members of the Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) board voted 7-1 Monday afternoon in favor of a potential merger with the Red Rose Transit Authority (RRTA) of Lancaster. It's a gre…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:57 PM ::
  • Crash involving overturned truck closes Route 222 in Richmond
    An accident involving four vehicles, including an overturned truck, closed Route 222, south of Kutztown, in both directions for a few hours Monday afternoon. The accident happened shortly before 1:45…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:04 PM ::



  • Homelessness is on the rise in Kensington
    Ilza Padua bathes her 500-pound ex-boyfriend in exchange for a shower, or a $10 bill she could use to buy a bag of heroin.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:50 AM ::
  • Christie caught in the middle of Common Core argument
    What started out as a shared goal of improving academic standards to prepare students for college and the workforce has collided with ideological differences over states' rights and rigid opposition t…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:23 AM ::
  • Mayor's daily, early-morning check of A.C.'s pulse
    ATLANTIC CITY - Every mayor of this vexing town deals with its ghosts at some point and maybe that is why they are drawn to very physically take in the entire place every day.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:14 AM ::
  • Police questioning 2 in fatal Phila. carjacking
    Philadelphia police were questioning two persons of interest Sunday night in the carjacking and crash that killed three children in North Philadelphia on Friday and gravely injured their mother.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:06 AM ::
  • Comcast's charity extends to friends and potential foes
    WASHINGTON - Comcast is proud of its philanthropy: It gives millions to help fight cancer, wire computer labs for students, sponsor youth mentoring programs, and more.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:08 AM ::
  • Phila. school budget cuts eat into college admissions
    Christine Donnelly used to knock on students' doors when they stopped showing up at school. The counselor at Academy at Palumbo, a South Philadelphia magnet school, sat with seniors to make sure they…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:33 AM ::
  • Gaza war rages despite truce pledges
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:35 AM ::
  • For one frustrated claimant, VA scandal a lightbulb moment
    The letter came last month, alerting Mike Pearson that his mother's benefits request had arrived and would be handled with urgency. But, the Department of Veterans Affairs warned, there could be delay…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:36 PM ::
  • Police hunt for carjackers in deaths of three children
    As shade fell Saturday evening on the grassy lot where three siblings were killed by the driver of a carjacked vehicle the day before, a group of 50 people gathered for one purpose - prayer.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Wolf and Corbett stump across Pennsylvania
    WILKES-BARRE - The Democrats' candidate for governor spent an hour here Thursday afternoon touring Mountain Productions, builder of stages for rock concerts, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, outdoo…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 06:18 AM ::



Delco Times

  • U.D. man gets jail, apologizes for April robbery
    MEDIA COURTHOUSE - A 20-year-old Upper Darby man was sentenced to one year less a day to two years less a day at the county prison in Concord after entering an open guilty plea to an April robbery.Kor…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:10 PM ::
  • Wallingford-Swarthmore discusses Nether Prov School
    NETHER PROVIDENCE - One of the loose ends for a $16.5 million renovation/expansion of Nether Providence Elementary School is the need for five classrooms to be outfitted with Smart Boards and projecto…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:06 PM ::
  • Science of the Times: The song remains the same in pop music
    I found myself at the XPN music fest this weekend, which is not normally a place I would find much of anything, but I got some cheap tickets, so there you are.The only problem (aside from some particu…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:02 PM ::
  • City establishes injury reporting system
    CHESTER - City council approved a resolution at last Wednesday's meeting that establishes a universal incident and injury reporting policy for city employees.The system will be used to report employee…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:56 PM ::
  • Concord utilizes grant to install traffic equipment
    CONCORD - The township recently used a portion of a $205,000 grant from PennDOT to install traffic-adaptive equipment to connect the five intersections along Baltimore Pike from Route 322 to Route 202…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:50 PM ::
  • Garnet Valley OKs two-way radios
    CONCORD - The Garnet Valley School Board approved the expenditure of $70,000 for the purchase and installation of two-way radios for the district's bus fleet. The equipment will replace cellphones cur…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:47 PM ::
  • SOUND OFF for JULY 29, 2014
    DIVIDED WE STANDI'm a uniter, not a divider. What happened there, Obama? I haven't seen this country so divided on every issue until now. The world's not doing much better, either. What happened to th…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:40 PM ::
  • Editorial: Bringing Pa. up to speed on safe driving
    Motorists heading west on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will see something different starting at the Morgantown interchange. Effective last week, the speed limit was upped to 70 miles per hour from Blue M…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:38 PM ::
  • Guest Column: Pension reform must be a priority for Pa.
    If most of us left unfinished work on our desks and departed on a month-long vacation, there's a good chance the boss would call us back and tell us to finish the job.That's why Gov. Tom Corbett asked…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:27 PM ::
  • Letter to the Editor: Unified effort to revitalize Delco's waterfronts essential
    To the Times:My recent travels to coastal cities with vibrant waterfronts have made me wish for the same here in Delaware County. We have such a rich history along the Delaware. It's sad to see such p…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:26 PM ::


Courier Times

  • Police: Suspect robbed same business at knifepoint twice
    Falls police are looking for a man they believe robbed the same convenience store twice this month and attempted a robbery at a third store in Morrisville.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:30 PM ::
  • Another AWOL Bucks County inmate captured in Tullytown
    Another AWOL Bucks County Community Corrections inmate has been apprehended a little more than a month after he allegedly left the minimum security center without permission.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:43 PM ::
  • Cops: Newtown Twp. roommates jump out of window after gun threat
    NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP — A 26-year-old Newtown Township man is accused of threatening his roommates with a handgun causing them to jump out of a second-floor window to escape.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • Lancaster man accused in Bucks, Montco burglary spree
    A Lancaster County man is accused of more than 50 burglaries spanning southern Pennsylvania from Bucks to York counties.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:45 PM ::
  • Most outages in Bucks, Montgomery restored by Monday afternoon
    PECO crews are working to restore power to fewer than 100 customers in Bucks County as of 2 p.m. Monday, said a spokeswoman for the utility.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:45 PM ::
  • Falls man admits to razor attack on girlfriend, her mother
    A 20-year-old Falls man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in Bucks County Court to stabbing his girlfriend and her mother in February, days after the girlfriend gave birth to his daughter.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:45 PM ::
  • Basement fire in Tullytown quickly extinquished
    The investigation continues into a fire that broke out early Monday morning in the basement of a house on Main Street in Tullytown, according to the borough fire marshal.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Eight new stores coming to Montgomery Mall
    Fashion retailers Banana Republic and Ann Taylor are two of eight new stores that will open at the Montgomery Township shopping center through next year.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Newtown Twp. house fire may have been caused by lightning
    Investigators are looking into whether a fire that broke out at a Newtown Township house Sunday night during a thunderstorm was caused by lightning.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • Bristol Township man admits to two rapes
    A 26-year-old Bristol Township man on Monday admitted to raping two women, one on New Year’s Day and another more than three years ago.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:22 PM ::

Bucks Local News


Times Herald

  • PERKY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: Skippack rallies to complete sweep of Pottstown
    SKIPPACK - The name Dan Larkin was not on the original lineup card Skippack manager Jeff Murtha had pencilled in prior to Monday night's Perkiomen Valley Twilight League quarterfinal playoff game agai…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:49 PM ::
  • PHILLIES NOTES: Cuban Castillo on the radar
    NEW YORK - If scooping up Grady Sizemore and giving him an audition wasn't enough of a hint that the Phillies haven't been very convinced that Ben Revere should be an everyday center fielder any longe…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:05 PM ::
  • EAGLES: Sanchez happy to be in fold
    PHILADELPHIA - Mark Sanchez could have completed a few more throws during the Eagles' open practice Monday at Lincoln Financial Field.No matter. Compared to last season he was living the dream.A year…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:52 PM ::
  • EAGLES: It's not all about size for Kelly
    PHILADELPHIA - When Eagles head coach Chip Kelly shops for football players, he starts at the big and tall rack.You won't find Darren Sproles there.The way Kelly and his staff scheme, match-ups are bi…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:48 PM ::
  • Cops: Cell phones, iPad screens stolen at King of Prussia Mall
    UPPER MERION - On July 20 at 6 p.m. police received a report that an unknown suspect stole cell phones and iPad replacement screens from a drawer at the Street Talk V kiosk at the King of Prussia Mall…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:46 PM ::
  • Last call for yoga and happy hour from King of Prussia Business Improvement District
    UPPER MERION - For one day a week this summer, the Maschmellac Office Complex has turned into chakra central, as the King of Prussia Business Improvement District (KOP-BID) hosted both novice and acco…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:19 PM ::
  • Norristown man to receive treatment for drug addiction in prison
    COURTHOUSE-A Norristown man who pleaded guilty in April to ramming his car into the front of a police SUV to escape arrest for drug possession will get treatment for his drug addiction while spending…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:59 PM ::
  • $500M in transportation projects listed in Montgomery, Chester counties
    Plans to spend more than $500 million in the next 10 years on transportation projects in the Chester and Montgomery county areas around Pottstown will move forward thanks to the approval of the Delawa…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:37 PM ::
  • Trial begins Blue Bell 'lock' assault
    COURTHOUSE - Representing himself in court, Giovanni Mucci told a jury of eight men and four women Monday that he hit a co-worker in self-defense on Sept. 6, 2012, following an argument on Sept 5.Mucc…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:35 PM ::
  • NFL: Mike Pettine has Browns popping in pads
    BEREA, Ohio - Behind his stylish sunglasses, Browns first-year coach Mike Pettine stayed cool and showed little outward emotion on a day he had been looking forward to for months.On the inside, Pettin…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:22 PM ::



Phila Business Journal

Inquirer Business

  • Not banking on the Main Line image
    Frederick Ted Peters, 64, chairman, president, and chief executive of Bryn Mawr Bank Corp., has made an entire career based on his success in Philadelphia's western suburbs. But Peters, of Villanova,…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 03:03 PM ::
  • Suit alleges Vanguard wrongly avoids paying taxes
    A lawsuit filed in New York last year by a then-Vanguard Group Inc. tax attorney, and unsealed Friday, alleges that Vanguard has wrongly avoided paying federal and state income taxes since its creatio…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:02 AM ::
  • People in the News
    Opportunity Finance Network, a Philadelphia-based conglomerate of 202 community-development financial institutions nationwide, hired Nancy Santiago Negrón as chief external-affairs officer. She served…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:01 AM ::
  • On the Boards
    Citizen Diplomacy International of Philadelphia, formerly the International Visitors Council of Philadelphia, a public/private partnership with the U.S. Department of State and the City of Philadelphi…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:00 AM ::
  • Insider Transactions
    Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:56 AM ::
  • Bankruptcies
    Pennsylvania NSM Properties Inc., 701 Ostrum St., Suite 302, Bensalem; Chapter 7; no schedules available. New Jersey Peter S. Tocco Building and Remodeling L.L.C., 403 Birchfield Dr., Mount Laurel; Ch…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:56 AM ::
  • Mount Airy trestle stalls trail plan
    Outside the Trolley Car Diner & Deli in Mount Airy, members of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers set up Do Not Eat Here signs each weekday in protest of owner and develop…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:54 AM ::
  • PhillyDeals: Building bridges in a new Pa. style
    In September, four groups of would-be bridge builders, led by multinational financial groups - Meridiam of France, Plenary Group of Canada, InfraRed Capital and John Laing Investments, both of Britain…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:52 AM ::
  • New Play, Big Payoff
    Jeff Long could torture himself with what ifs. Especially: What if that financial backer had come through with the $250,000 Long needed to sustain his ticket-outsourcing business for college sports ev…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:37 AM ::
  • Monday Money Tip: Bear market unlikely, a prognosticator tells us
    There might be a stock market correction, but a full-blown bear market looks a long way off. So said prognosticator David Rosenberg, author of the daily research note Breakfast With Dave, last week. R…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:26 AM ::


Legal News

Tort Talk


Drug and Device Law

  • Privacy of Medical Information: Still No Harm, Still No Foul
    We expanded our practice into data privacy and security out of practical necessity.  Expectations surrounding privacy of personal information are evolving, and the laws that regulate data privacy chan…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Another Third Party Payor Case Is Shown The Door
    Today we have this guest post from Reed Smith's Andrew Stillufsen about a recent defense win in a third party payer (or is itpayor?) case here in the Eastern District of Pennsyvania.  We hope you find…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 04:13 PM ::
  • Testing the Limits of Prescription Drug Preemption
    Just how far can a state go in regulating prescription drugs?  The simple answer is that states can go nowhere and that FDA is king in this field under the FDCA and the Supremacy Clause.  But we all k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:00 AM ::
  • The Next Best Thing to Removal
    Okay, so you’d really like to remove that case that the other side filed in one of the notorious litigation tourist traps, but. . . .  The insignificant in-state – that is to say, nondiverse – defenda…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:48 AM ::
  • Innovator Liability at 100
    This post is only from the Reed Smith (more properly, the non-Dechert) side of the blog.One hundred what, you say?Certainly not years; the awful Conte v. Wyeth, Inc., 85 Cal. Rptr.3d 299, (Cal. App. 2…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 09:39 AM ::
  • Court Dismisses Balderdash Solodyn Complaint
     The genius who devised the theory of evolution.  The statesman who defended Western Civilization against the Nazis.  The man who freed a subcontinent via the majesty of nonviolent resistance.  The gr…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 07:00 AM ::
  • No Duty for Sales Representatives in the Operating Room
                If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers’ sales representatives are present during surgery – don’t be.  It’s a common practice.  If you don’t believe us, see our posts…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:50 PM ::
  • Preemption Made Easy
    The reason that the court’s decision in Wagner v. Pfizer, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94281 (W. D. Wisc. July 11, 2014), is useful is not because it dismisses state-law claims against generic manufacturers…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 03:06 PM ::
  • Guest Post - Oklahoma's Latest Tort Reform
    Here's another guest post, this time by Vani Singhal and Jason McVicker of McAfee Taft.  It's about tort reform, Sooner style.  As always, our guest correspondents get all the credit (or blame, as the…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • Breaking News: First State Supreme Court To Reject Conte
    This is only from the Reed Smith side of the blogNOTE:  In response to an anonymous comment, we checked further, and this appears to be a 3-1-3 decision, although nothing in any of the opinions sugges…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 09:46 AM ::


Philly Record

  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Hank Salvatore, Philly Republican Hero, Is Mourned
    Last week, a great Philadelphian and stalwart Republican passed from this world. FRANK A. “HANK” SALVATORE, at the age of 92, left us. Salvatore represented Northeast Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:24 PM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore
    CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY’S annual Brady Bash at the shore was once again a big smash. The Democratic City Chairman hosted a packed house at Westy’s in N. Wildwood over the weekend. Among the VIPs and war…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:11 PM ::
  • OUT & ABOUT: Exposing Academic Corruption In College Sports
    BY DENISE CLAY/ While I am a proud graduate of Temple University, I didn’t start my academic career there. I started college in September 1982 at The Ohio State University, one of those places where f…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 11:52 AM ::
  • Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?
    BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett’s reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing. His opposition’s stronghold, on the other hand, is growing. Yike…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:15 PM ::
  • POLS ON THE STREET: Stack’s Backyard Supporters?
    BY JOE SHAHEELI/ If you consider yourself a pro at handicapping future elections, you should easily come up with the answer to the question headlining this column. Working and praying and hoping and k…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 12:10 PM ::
  • ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania
    BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:36 AM ::
  • CITY HALL SAM: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July
    Summer is hot in Philadelphia but nowhere is hotter than Harrisburg. Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs (walking-around monies), which he acc…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:47 AM ::
  • WALKING THE BEAT: Philadelphia Traffic Court Trial Ends With A Snore
    BY JOE SHAY STIVALA/ THE TRAFFIC COURT trial is so BORING, that it can’t make headlines. No revelations. No shocks. No sensationalism to be made. So far just a weekly summary in the media. It is almos…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:38 AM ::
  • THE WAFFLEMAN: Tales From The Tech Support Desk
    Yo! Here we go again with this sent to me by a reader. CUSTOMER: I’m trying to connect to the internet with your CD, but it just doesn’t work. What am I doing wrong? TECH SUPPORT: You’ve got the CD in…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 11:26 AM ::
  • Updated Jul 17
    Jul. 24-            MWM”Queen Mother Moore” Weekend Kick Off event from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at  UNIA ACL, 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Ave. Free event open to general public. Jul. 27-            Centurion Motor…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 01:32 PM ::








  • Amaro working the phones for trade possibilities
    The Phillies' front office has been frustrated lately with its lack of success on the trade market, but it is still trying to complete at least one deal before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:07 PM ::
  • Phils to hold workout for Cuban outfielder Castillo
    It is no secret the Phillies are desperate for outfield help, so it is no surprise they are taking a closer look at Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo.'s Jesse Sanchez reports the Phillies will…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:07 PM ::
  • Phillies release outfielder Gwynn
    The Phillies have released outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., the team announced on Monday.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:42 PM ::
  • Motivated Phillies could wait to make moves
    The Phillies have plenty of inventory, but will anybody actually buy it? As Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, perhaps no team has more players available than the Phillies, who are motiv…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:00 PM ::
  • Crawford, Nola top Phils' updated Top 20 list
    With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 09:00 PM ::
  • Howard helps Phils to series win after wild week
    Ryan Howard's wild week culminated Sunday in a 4-2 victory over Arizona at Citizens Bank Park, where he hit a two-run home run in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning on a…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 06:45 PM ::
  • Overturned call at plate gives Phils go-ahead run
    The Phillies scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their 4-2 win against the D-backs thanks to a reversal on a play at the plate that was deemed a violation of the obstruction rule.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 06:20 PM ::
  • All eyes on Lee as Phillies let early lead slip
    Cliff Lee went five innings and allowed three runs on Saturday night before Antonio Bastardo surrendered the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of Phillies' 10-6 loss against the D-backs at Citizens Bank…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 01:09 AM ::
  • Bastardo hits rough patch as Deadline nears
    Nearly every contending team hopes to acquire bullpen help before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, which has made Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo a popular pitcher for weeks. But the past t…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:49 AM ::
  • D-backs win one challenge, lose another in Philly
    The D-backs won and lost a pair of instant replay challenges in the ninth inning against the Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 10:50 PM ::


The 700 Level


Crossing Broad

Philly Sports Central

  • Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview – Orioles Prospects
    Baltimore is hanging onto first place in the AL East, but it’s an open five team race.  Their pitching staff, both the rotation and bullpen, are below average, and second base is one of their weaker p…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 08:38 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview – Dodgers Prospects
    The Phillies should be prepared to be sellers at this deadline, and unlike the last two years when they probably should have been, it seems like reality is finally setting in for Ruben Amaro.  The pro…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 10:00 PM ::
  • Phillies Minor Leagues Review 2014 – Williamsport Crosscutters
    With the Phillies’ emphasis on college players in last month’s draft, Williamsport should have a chance to reach the playoffs for the first time as a Phillies affiliate.  Despite that, the Crosscutter…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 11:35 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Hitters
    The Phillies’ draft strategy on emphasizing college players also applied to the hitters, and in an era where the pool of college bats keeps getting worse and worse, maybe it’s not too wise.  It’s diff…Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 11:19 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Review – Pitchers
    Earlier this month, the Phillies had what was one of their most important drafts in a while.  Up until now, it had been pretty rare for them to pick in the top 10 in recent years, so it’s pretty impor…Mon, 23 Jun 2014, 11:07 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Pitchers
    Sunday’s no-hitter will put the focus on the Phillies’ lack of offense, but their pitching depth, as well as most everything in the system, is poor.  Injuries have hurt a player or two, but that doesn…Mon, 26 May 2014, 10:11 PM ::
  • Phillies 2014 Draft Preview – Batters
    Unlike last week, none of these players will be considered for the Phillies’ first pick.  Drafts are more than one pick though, and right now, all eight could be options in the second round or maybe e…Mon, 19 May 2014, 10:32 PM ::
  • MLB Draft 2014: Potential Phillies Targets
    Originally this week, I wanted to write about some non-top 30 prospects having good seasons.  Since there are so few of them, and the few that are really aren’t even doing that well, I’m moving onto t…Mon, 12 May 2014, 11:45 PM ::

Free Press

Philadelphia Weekly

  • PW's Year of Beer: Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier
    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 A cl…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: The Bruery Trade Winds Tripel
    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 The…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:10 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 25-27
    Friday, July 25 MUSIC XPoNential Music Festival There’s something for everyone at XPoNential, the 21st consecutive outdoor summer music festival from the radio mothership, WXPN. Well, maybe not hip-ho…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Climax Extra Special Bitter
    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…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 04:11 PM ::
  • First Person Arts Podcast: Swindled and Smiling
    Rocky‘s neighbors steal his typewriter, refrigerator and, finally, his heart. Podcast: Play in new window | Download You can subscribe to the podcast and get new episodes every week on iTunes, Stitche…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 04:03 PM ::
  • The disappointing "I Origins" should've been satirical
    If I Origins was a satire about the modern creep of hipster condescension into every faux-thoughtful, appropriated cinematic aphorism it could find, it would be a masterwork. If you can read it that w…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:18 PM ::
  • Linklater's naturalistic "Boyhood" a movie marvel
    Boyhood is a movie about time, a theme made literal—director Richard Linklater filmed the story of a family over the course of 12 years. It’s certainly an audacious cinematic experiment. In lesser han…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 02:00 PM ::
  • PW's Year of Beer: Green Flash Le Freak
    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 In t…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Kash Goins gives Miller's "Salesman" new life
    Arthur Miller’s 1949 classic Death of a Salesman is renowned for its timeless exploration of what happens when a life teeming with tedium and unmet expectations yields tragic results. It’s a story tha…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Philly filly Christina Perri preps for A.C. show
    You never would guess that Christina Perri had a stomach bug when she stepped onto the Electric Factory stage three months ago. “I’m home,” she sang into the microphone to the capacity crowd of 2,800.…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:28 PM ::


PW Arts & Culture

  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 25-27
    Friday, July 25 MUSIC XPoNential Music Festival There’s something for everyone at XPoNential, the 21st consecutive outdoor summer music festival from the radio mothership, WXPN. Well, maybe not hip-ho…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:09 PM ::
  • Kash Goins gives Miller's "Salesman" new life
    Arthur Miller’s 1949 classic Death of a Salesman is renowned for its timeless exploration of what happens when a life teeming with tedium and unmet expectations yields tragic results. It’s a story tha…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:35 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 23-30
    Wednesday, July 23 MUSIC The John Byrne Band Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park concert series features the John Byrne Band for its second to last performance of the summer. Led by D…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 06:09 PM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 18-20
    Friday, July 18 MUSIC Puss N Boots Incredibly, its been 12 whole years since we first heard Norah Jones’ breathy croons on “Don’t Know Why,” the smash single off her 2002 debut Come Away With Me. The…Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 09:43 AM ::
  • Play nice at the Franklin Flea, bargain hunters
    Whether you’re a collector trying to complete that doggone box set or someone who’s really into knick-knacks, flea markets can be an undeniably appealing treasure trove of discoveries, full of nostalg…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 11:51 AM ::
  • Calendar: July 16-23
    Wednesday, July 16 OUTDOOR The Oval Opening Get ready for another summer of fun (and free) activities at the Eakins Oval, which kicks off its second season tonight with a newly designed beer garden ma…Wed, 16 Jul 2014, 10:56 AM ::
  • PW's Weekend Picks: July 11-13
    Friday, July 11 EXHIBIT Ron Lambert and Christopher Moss: Gist During our unending quest to achieve “perfection”—be it via our jobs, our homes, our bodies or the gadgets we acquire—more often than not…Fri, 11 Jul 2014, 03:15 PM ::
  • Calendar: July 9-16
    Wednesday, July 9 MUSIC Deb Callahan Band This week’s installment of Pastorius Park’s summer concert series features a headlining set courtesy of the Deb Callahan Band, a Philly-via-Boston blues-soul…Tue, 8 Jul 2014, 05:47 PM ::
  • PW's July 4th Weekend Picks
    Friday, July 4 CELEBRATION Wawa’s Welcome America ‘Twas 238 years ago this Friday that a ragtag group of colonials decided enough was enough and officially declared this nation’s sovereignty from Engl…Thu, 3 Jul 2014, 04:12 PM ::
  • Dandy Dozen: The best theater of the '13-14 season
    A season of surprises: That’s how to best describe the area theater landscape in 2013-14. From the plays and characters to the subject matter and venues, local stages were a humming haven of unpredict…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 12:32 PM ::


NewsWorks Arts & Culture

  • Play this ‘zen-like puzzle game’ from KOP studio Backwards Pies
    Help magical trees grow without killing the flowers that live beneath them in Let There Be Life from King of Prussia studio Backwards Pies.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:00 PM ::
  • Claude Giroux buys big on Rittenhouse Square
    Rittenhouse Square got another professional athlete in the neighborhood. Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, paid roughly $2.2 million for a unit on the 29th floor of Ten Rittenhouse Sq…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:00 PM ::
  • Text your friends these ‘stickers’ designed by muralist Steve Powers
    Muralist Steve Powers (aka the guy behind the West Philly love letter murals and others) designed a bunch of graphics that you can text your friends if you've downloaded mobile app Hi-Art.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:30 PM ::
  • Passyunk Avenue brings back the classics for 9th annual car show
    Hundreds of classic American muscle cars, modern updates of the classics, luxury cars, a Ford Model A and one Volkswagen Beetle lined Passyunk Avenue from Dickinson to Broad Street in South Philadelph…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:00 PM ::
  • Review: The ambitious 'Macbeth'
    Even for Macbeth, the current production at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is dark and stark – often beautifully so. Its design – the lighting, the set, the costumes, the general feel – is in b…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 11:58 PM ::
  • Pa. farm to supply White House Christmas tree
    The White House Christmas Tree will come from a farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, following a judging competition in Michigan. Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 12:37 PM ::
  • Barnes architects, 'Skyspace' creator to be awarded National Medal of Arts
    President Barack Obama will award the National Medal of Arts to 12 artists, including Bille Tsien and Tod Williams, architects of the new Barnes Foundation building in Philadelphia, and James Turrell,…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:30 PM ::
  • South Jersey woman hopes wasabi ginger chips win her $1M prize
    A Deptford, New Jersey woman is among four finalists in Lay's Do Us A Flavor contest, which asks snack food fans to submit their ideas for a new type of potato chip.Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 06:39 AM ::

University Life

University of Pennsylvania


Drexel University


Temple University

  • Community members halt Temple’s purchase of William Penn property
    The university's plans to build fields and a trade school on the property were delayed with an injunction filed by a coalition of community members.The article Community members halt Temple’s purchase…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:44 AM ::
  • University researchers find potential HIV cure
    After nearly two years of research, a molecular combination found to cure cells of HIV was published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The method is still a long way from widespr…Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 09:02 PM ::
  • Fire in old medical building during set demolition
    The cause of the fire, which took 45 minutes to put out, remains unknown by officials.The article Fire in old medical building during set demolition by Sarai Flores appeared first on The Temple News.Fri, 18 Jul 2014, 12:53 PM ::
  • Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding
    The University said the money set aside for financial aid will increase by close to $10 million.The article Tuition to rise by $600 following flat state funding by Joe Brandt appeared first on The Tem…Thu, 17 Jul 2014, 03:56 PM ::
  • Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review
    Complaints of biased funding focus on two economics professors’ 2013 private-prison study.The article Criticism of professors’ study grows as university finishes ethics review by Joe Brandt appeared f…Wed, 9 Jul 2014, 08:04 PM ::
  • Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment
    The university additionally pledged financial and educational support for the future mixed-income housing complexThe article Norris Apartments receive federal aid for redevelopment by Sarai Flores app…Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 09:43 PM ::
  • University to acquire William Penn property
    In a partnership with the LDC Fund, the property is planned to be redeveloped as athletics fields for two of Temple's teams and as a job-training academy that will partner with the university's Colleg…Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 11:54 PM ::
  • University to review ethics complaint regarding two professors
    In a study of privately-run prisons, funding from private prison companies was not originally stated, something the complaint argues influenced objectivity.The article University to review ethics comp…Fri, 13 Jun 2014, 12:36 PM ::
  • Katz remembered by hundreds in memorial service
    Held in the Temple Performing Arts Center, speakers included former President Bill Clinton, former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell, Gov. Tom Corbett, Mayor Nutter and other prominent people of the…Thu, 5 Jun 2014, 09:42 AM ::
  • Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane crash
    Lewis Katz, co-owner of the Philly Inquirer, Daily News and died while in a plane that went down in a fireball shortly after taking off.The article Katz, trustee and alumnus, dies in plane…Sun, 1 Jun 2014, 10:48 AM ::



Geekadelphia - Tech

Technically Philly

City Life


  • Video Premiere: TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb, “Snakeskin”
    As we ride into the dog days of summer, TJ Kong & the Atomic Bomb, that Philly institution of of boozy blues (or is it bluesy booze), show no signs of slowing down. We’re proud to present “Snakeskin,”…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:01 PM ::
  • How Have We Been Missing The Geator’s Advice Column This Whole Time?
    Atlantic City Weekly is one of the papers owned by Review Publishing, which also publishes Philadelphia Weekly and South Philly Review. That is all well and good, but for our money, the whole shebang…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:50 PM ::
  • Dept. Of Gold, Jerry! Local Coffee Roaster Inks Deal To Pen Coffee/Adventure Coffee Table Book
    Signed away part of my life to finally write my coffee/adventure book. Ok people, here we go!! — Todd Carmichael (@toddcarmichael) July 27, 2014 You’ve savored his coffee, at La Colombe, for years. Yo…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:53 PM ::
  • Kensington Finally Gets (Mini-) Golf Course, Opening This Weekend
    After a successful trial run over the weekend, Keystone Mini-Golf and Arcade is set to open this weekend at 161 Cecil B Moore Ave. Housed in one of the old warehouse spaces that lines CB Moore, Keysto…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:23 PM ::
  • The BlackStar Film Festival Slated To Return This Week
    The BlackStar Film Festival is coming back to Philly for its third annual program and its first awards ceremony this week, from July 31 through August 3. Collected under the theme “Music Is The Weapon…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:59 PM ::
  • Philly Joins Other Cities In Exploring “Civic Hacking,” The New LifeHack For Cities
    Along with Barcelona and a few other cities internationally, Philadelphia is getting involved in the “civic hacking” movement, offering startups and businesses the opportunity to present new initiativ…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:55 PM ::
  • This Weekend: Cave Diem!
    FRIDAY: >>> XPN Fest starts today at Camden’s Susquehanna Bank Center and Wiggins Park with too many acts to count here (and plenty of great Philly ones as well). Reports of Sunday night headliner Bec…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 03:10 PM ::
  • Film Sweat: Boy II Man
    RECOMMENDED: By now, the hype — and it is hype that is just; for once, it is hype that is appropriate — surrounding Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood has reached a critical mass, so I will spare you my pers…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:25 PM ::
  • Giovanni’s Room To Re-Open?
    Lovers of books and other living things: Keep your fingers crossed, as it looks like legendary/historical/very necessary bookstore Giovanni’s Room may re-open in the near future. Owner Ed Hermance has…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:01 PM ::
  • Captain Freeshit: Ooh-Wee We’re Giving Away Nick Cave Tickets RIGHT NOW!
    There’s been a love affair with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds going on in this office ever since yours truly picked up the above LP at the ripe age of 15. And there hasn’t been a regret since. So many of…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 01:34 PM ::

Philadelphia Speaks

  • New Italian restaurant going in where Umbria was.
    Talked to the guy today. No details yet other than the place is looking good. Can't wait! We needed this!Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:00 PM ::
  • Cresheim Valley Grain Exchange
    I know it isn't manayunk/rox/east falls, but it's very close. Just a short car ride to Germantown. Same ownership as the Falls Taproom. Went...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 12:42 PM ::
  • Not content to dump on bikes and sidewalk tables, Byko lashes out at blind people
    Stu's hearing voices ( Next week: Young people are stupid and listen to awful...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:23 AM ::
  • Nutter raises profile of Philly to France
    There are companies in France that can not wait to establish their businesses in Philadelphia! :hat-tin-foil-smiley Come on Nutter Wake up, typical...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:35 AM ::
  • Dealer repairs
    I have a 2006 Mercury Mariner that's giving me 4WD/ABS errors. My mechanic says I need to take it to the dealer for anything computer/electrical like...Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:11 AM ::
  • Best of Philly They will slowly be putting it all online, but you can get the Magazine now. Any...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 08:13 PM ::
  • Phillymag: I want grimy gritty Philadelphia Back
    I didn't think I see the day anyone would long for the old days, but here we are: Growing Up in Philadelphia: The Lost City...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 08:05 PM ::
  • AC - Why Steve Wynn Cashed Out When He Did
    This is pretty interesting:Steve Wynn Explains Why Atlantic City Is Obsolete - Business Insider...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 10:22 AM ::
  • Philly's wage tax dropped AGAIN July 1
    City of Philadelphia: Wage Tax ( It's now 3.92% for residents and 3.4915% for...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 08:55 AM ::
  • Mt. Airy Trestle
    Mount Airy trestle stalls trail plan ( We give KW a hard...Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 08:30 AM ::


Reddit Philly


Hidden City Phila

  • Lost & Found (And Lost Again)
    Keep a close eye on construction sites and you sometimes see a hidden layer of history come to light. Peter Woodall has been saving up good examples for a while now and brings us this collectionMon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:17 PM ::
  • NoLibs Zoning Chair Discusses How Best To Ensure Density
    Larry Freedman on the necessity of “sincere and informed” discussions with developers, Ken Weinstein offers to facilitate inclusion of Germantown Ave trestle in regional trail network, St. Joseph’s to…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 10:28 AM ::
  • A Call For Open Parking Data And The Better Planning It Allows
    Why we can’t ignore the parking problem any longer, developer to talk loft conversion in South Philly, more student housing in UCity, videographer chronicles Philly’s “Makers,” and all taxis to get ca…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 11:35 AM ::
  • A Place Called The Plateau Is Where Everybody Goes
    With yesterday's dedication of the John K. Binswanger Grove of Park Champions, the Fairmount Park Conservancy ushered in a new era of growth at the Belmont Plateau. It's always been Brad Maule's favor…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 03:41 PM ::
  • Plan To Revitalize Kensington North Of Lehigh Approved
    Planning Commission likes what it sees from New Kensington CDC, Philadelphia’s building boom as complimentary across varying sectors, renovating affordable commercial properties in North Philly, and I…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 11:06 AM ::
  • Landmarks, Reinterpreted
    To help celebrate its 200th anniversary, the Athenaeum asked artists to reinterpret architectural landmark's on the National Register of Historic Places. The exhibition of the work is on display until…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 09:36 AM ::
  • Remembering The City’s Last Potter’s Field
    Reporter Michael Buozis finds himself in the Far Northeast hunting down the city's last potter's field, its only marker spray painted on a utility poleWed, 23 Jul 2014, 01:15 PM ::
  • Beury Building Coming To A Sheriff’s Sale Near You
    Neglected North Broad tower up for sale next month, John K. Binswanger Grove of Park Champions dedication, Rina Cutler on the PPA, perhaps a 7th victim in Market Street building collapse, and SEPTA se…Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 12:06 PM ::
  • With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here’s Why They Matter
    With pop-up beer gardens seemingly everywhere (and now under threat), Nathaniel Popkin talks with the designer of most of them, David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group, about the ideas behind the…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Despite School Funding Crisis, City’s Fiscal House In Relatively Good Order, Says PICA
    State board approves Philly’s next 5-year plan, infill once again proposed for Rittenhouse Square lot, groundbreaking for phase two of SugarHouse, source of stink in South Philly pinpointed, and anoth…Tue, 22 Jul 2014, 12:43 PM ::

Philly Chit Chat

  • InstaPhilly: What Philly Did This Weekend - Looks like they got engaged!!
    It's Monday and I've scoured SM to see what everyone's up to. Lot's of engagements happened this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:09 AM ::
  • LIGHTNING SHOTS JULY 27 - 28 2014
    What an amazing storm last night. I saw it come from miles away, but for hours it eluded Philly and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] <…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 06:10 AM ::
  • Out and About Celebs & Links to Events I Shot Last Week
    All Night Long: Both Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) & CeeLo were out on the town Thursday... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Sat, 26 Jul 2014, 11:05 AM ::


  • 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

  • Gear Guide: The Urbanite’s Guide to Throwing a Chic City BBQ
    With low-profile, compact gear, even city-dwellers short on outdoor space can get their grill on. Here are our top picks for city barbecuing, whether you’ve got a tiny patio, rooftop deck or skinny ba…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:26 PM ::
  • We Want to Know: What are Your Favorite Workout Songs?
    We need your input, Be Wellers! As some of you know, every Friday, we wipe our Spotify Ultimate Workout Playlist clean and load it up with a bunch of new songs that will get you through your sweat ses…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:16 PM ::
  • Running Diary: Eagles Practice Observations
    Here’s what we saw during the Eagles’ first practice with pads. 12:19 – The last time we were in the home team press conference room at the Linc, Chip Kelly was answering questions about his team’s fi…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 05:02 PM ::
  • The Ring Cam Makes It Easier Than Ever For Your Proposal To Go Viral
    Rarely does a day go by where we don’t receive at least a couple of eager texts/emails/etc. alerting us to the latest viral proposal to hit the Interwebs. We’ve covered quite a few of them here on the…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:48 PM ::
  • DIY Down the Shore: Vincent Stipo’s Peach G&T
    Vincent Stipo, the man tending bar at Vernick, not only has the best beard stubble in Philadelphia, but his summer drink ranks as one of my favorite submissions thus far. Here’s what he had to say: Su…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:41 PM ::
  • Flyers’ Claude Giroux Buys Unit at 10 Rittenhouse
    Does Claude Giroux care that he’ll be close to Cliff Lee and Jonathan Papelbon, who live at 1706, now that he bought a penthouse unit at 10 Rittenhouse? Do the Phillies and the Flyers guys hang out? (…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:30 PM ::
  • Accused Carjacker Lists Occupation as “Former Contract Killer” on Facebook
    On Friday morning at 8:15 a.m., 19-year-old Jonathan Rosa posted the following message on his Facebook page: “Good and evil two sides fighting for dominance.” Just a few hours later, he was allegedly…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:25 PM ::
  • Notes: A Chippy Start To Camp
    Another day, another dust-up here at Eagles training camp. Today it was Jeremy Maclin and the normally mild-mannered Bradley Fletcher squaring off. The two were going head-to-head during team drills a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:25 PM ::
  • Photos: Eagles Training Camp, 7/28
    The post Photos: Eagles Training Camp, 7/28 appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:24 PM ::
  • BeWOW: The CrossFit Games Workout
    Did any of you guys catch the CrossFit Games this weekend? I stumbled onto them on ESPN2 the other night, and for the next three hours I watched the most insanely fit people on the planet do unthinkab…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:16 PM ::


  • BEING THERE: Nick Cave @ The Mann
    Nick Cave, Mann Music Center, 9:01 pm Friday by DAN LONG DAN DELUCA: Way back in the 1980s and 1990s, when the Australian punk-goth songwriter Cave was in the early stages of what has become a legenda…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:50 PM ::
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t
      FRESH AIR Many fans know George Takei from his role as Mr. Sulu on the 1960s show Star Trek. But in the past decade, he has drawn followers who admire him because of who he is — not just who he has…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:31 PM ::
  • LORD OF THE STRINGS: Q&A With Dick Dale
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This interview originally posted on July 16th, 2012 BY JONATHAN VALANIA Surf music? Dick Dale invented the stuff. Pure mainlined adrenaline, it is. Like a pocketful of white lightning.…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:13 PM ::
  • NEW YORK HIGH TIMES: Repeal Prohibition, Again
      NEW YORK TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD: It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became crimin…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 02:02 AM ::
  • MAD MAX: Fury Road
    MSN: A dynamic new lead and an epic-scale chase will be at the center of the new “Mad Max” reboot, as Australian director George Miller reignites his explosive action thriller franchise as the fight f…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:08 AM ::
  • BEING THERE: Ryan Adams @ XPoNential Fest
    Ryan Adams, XPoNential Fest, 9:31 pm last night by PETE TROSHAK Tune in tomorrow for complete XPoNential Fest coverage.Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 03:35 PM ::
  • CINEMA: In The Sky With Diamonds
    LUCY (2014, directed by Luc Besson, 89 minutes, France/U.S.) BY DAN BUSKIRK FILM CRITIC After Snowpiercer, here comes another foreign filmmaker showing us how to do big action right. Lucy is the lates…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 05:06 PM ::
  • Kenney Slams Former Daily News Reporter Mark McDonald For Going Over To The Douche Side When He Quit Journalism To Become Nutter’s Spox
      PHILLY NOW:  As part of his effort to decriminalize marijuana, Councilman Kenney has promoted a hotline for citizens to call detailing how arrests for minor pot possession have negatively impacted t…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 04:15 PM ::
  • LION KING: Strand Of Oaks’ Timothy Showalter
    Photo by DUSDIN CONDREN BY NODYIA FEDRICK Strand Of Oaks’ mainman Timothy Showalter looks like a biker meth-lab chemist — long hair, tats, long beard, sleeveless Ts, all wrapped up in black — but in f…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 12:01 PM ::
  • Win Tix To See Nick Cave @ The Mann On Friday
      BY JONATHAN VALANIA In the beginning, there was the Birthday Party. And it was good. Rock ‘n’ roll as sonic aneurysm: screeching, cataclysmic and cruel. The Birthday Party was scary. Not in the sill…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:54 PM ::


Shmitten Kitten

  • 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 ::
  • Things I'm Terrible At: Online Dating
    After a brief and ill-advised stint on eHarmony several years ago, (in my defense, I was marooned in the dateless sea of khaki and receding hairlines that is Washington, D.C. and may or may not have c…Tue, 13 May 2014, 01:09 PM ::


Real Estate

Naked Philly

  • Unexpected Development Near 8th & McKean
    Quadplex appears, and a home is coming nextMr. Fox CommentsThis row of lots just south of 8th & McKean sat vacant for many years.class=wysiwyg-imageMon, 28 Jul 2014, 04:02 PM ::
  • New Building Appears on North Broad Street
    Replaces long shuttered bike shopLou Mancinelli CommentsA new building, now under construction, will contribute to the slow revitalization we've been eyeing on the 800 block of North Broad Street. Whe…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 01:48 PM ::
  • Some Action at 12th & Morris & Passyunk
    Long coming demolition and a new restaurant on deckMr. Fox CommentsIn both real estate and the restaurant business, it seems like delays are the name of the game. So when a new restaurant relies on a…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 11:02 AM ::
  • A Couple of Projects of Note on 20th Street in Point Breeze
    One underway and more comingMr. Fox CommentsIt seems like another vacant lot in Point Breeze will soon disappear. 1401-03 S. 20th St. has been empty for as long as we can remember, which admittedly is…Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 07:19 AM ::
  • Rotting Bays in Bella Vista Have Been Repaired
    OSHA must have had their sayMr. Fox CommentsLast fall, we told you about a pair of rotting bay windows in Bella Vista, around the corner from the Italian Market. At that time, there was a Stop Work Or…Sun, 27 Jul 2014, 12:04 PM ::
  • Have Mercy! Three Homes Appear in South Philly
    Move in with Uncle JesseMr. Fox CommentsHeading home after getting whooped again in kickball, it somehow seemed appropriate that we found ourselves on Mercy Street, a tiny block just north of Snyder A…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 02:32 PM ::
  • Project Rehab Strikes Again in West Philly
    Fixes Up Blighted HomeLou Mancinelli CommentsIt was an obituary that ultimately provided the information that led to the transformation of a blighted home near 49th & Baltimore instead of its demoliti…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 11:19 AM ::
  • Looks Like 205 Race Will Finally Get Built
    It's taken years, no big whoopMr. Fox CommentsDespite a great run of redevelopment in the last fifteen years or so, Philadelphia still has its share of prominent vacant lots. The northeast corner of 1…Fri, 25 Jul 2014, 08:51 AM ::
  • PARC Renovating a New Spot on the Avenue
    They keep doing good stuffMr. Fox CommentsOver the last couple of years, the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation has renovated a number of buildings on and near Passyunk Avenue, improving the c…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 04:56 PM ::
  • Wanna Buy Some Lots on Montrose Street?
    At least half of Montrose Court seems deadMr. Fox CommentsAt the end of 2011, the 2500 block of Montrose Street looked like it would soon experience a host of changes. Metro Impact had introduced a pr…Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 02:04 PM ::

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