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  • FOX 29 Investigates: Newlyweds' Huge Tax Bill
    With three stories and two decks with a view, this home is a dream come true for the happy buyers who got a tax break in Philly. Then, trouble hit. Do they really owe the city more than $21,000? FOX 2…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:36 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Philadelphia Paramedic's Instagram Post Takes Jab At Police
    A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic is apologizing tonight for what some are calling despicable and racist social media posts. These posts that have some Philadelphia Police Officers fuming and t…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:49 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Vigil Held To Remember Teen Killed On Her Way To School Wednesday
    Candlelight marked a tearful scene Wednesday night, at the very spot where an SUV hit and killed a 16-year-old high school student.She was crossing the street to catch her morning bus.Behind the wheel…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:16 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Dozens of PPD Officers Honored For Acts of Courage
    Philadelphia Police Officers were honored Wednesday for their extraordinary acts of courage.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:40 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Police Locate, Arrest Burglars On Roof Of Northeast Philly Target
    Two burglars are in jail Wednesday after breaking into a Northeast Philadelphia Target. Daniel Bethea and Daniel McMillan were taken out of the store on Roosevelt boulevard in handcuffs. Police say th…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:38 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Man Charged In Pocono SUV Crash That Killed 3 Bucks County Teens
    A man is now charged with letting an unlicensed teen drive an SUV that crashed in the Poconos last summer, killing three teenagers.53- year- old Michael Ware faces several charges including endangerin…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:37 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Suspect In September Double Murder Makes US Marshals' 15 Most Wanted List
    Tam Minh Le is wanted in connection with a September triple stabbing that left two men dead, and one injured. Le allegedly tied up and stabbed three men and threw their bodies in the Schuylkill River,…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:16 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • DRY & CHILLY
    Temperatures turn chilly again for the rest of the work week but the weather remains quiet.  It will be sunny and breezy for Thursday and Friday with highs in the low 40s and wind chills in the 30s. S…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:13 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Sony Cancels Release Of "The Interview" Following Threats
    Sony Pictures has cancelled the December 25th release of the interview following the company's recent hacking. The hacking lead to leaks of private and even sensitive emails, as well as intellectual m…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 05:34 PM :: myfoxphilly.com
  • Coroner: Bradley Stone's Cause Of Death Still Unknown
    The home of accused mass murderer Bradley Stone was boarded up Tuesday.Stone's body was discovered about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon about a half mile from his home, ending two days of terror in this com…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:44 PM :: myfoxphilly.com

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  • Sex offender allegedly stalks Allentown boy for 2 years
    Clyde Wendal Ruppel, age 73, was convicted of rape in 1996, and is now charged with stalking a young boy, age 13, in downtown Allentown.Authorities say it all began when the boy was just 11 years-old…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:11 PM :: wfmz.com
  • 62 dogs rescued from home in Lancaster County
    Dozens of dogs that officials said have been living in unsanitary conditions have been given the chance for a better life. The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) re…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:07 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Local Cubans react to President Obama's announcement
    President Barack Obama is making historic changes to the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. Wednesday, the president said he wants to expand economic ties with the country and open an embassy in…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:05 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Commissioners OK major tax hike in South Whitehall
    South Whitehall Township residents will see their taxes increase nearly 36 percent next year as commissioners approved the 2015 budget during Wednesday night's meeting by 4-0 vote. This has been a ve…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:53 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Local kids get free bikes for Christmas
    This is the time of year many people's generosity shines through. That's certainly the case at one Bucks County gym after the owners went on quite a shopping spree. For the holiday season we thought…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:52 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Macungie woman faces charges for theft and endangering a 6-year-old
    A Macungie woman is being charged with multiple crimes, including endangering the welfare of a child, after police said she left her six-year-old daughter in the middle of a busy road while fleeing f…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:45 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Man charged in crash that killed three teens
    A man is being charged in a Wayne County crash that killed three teenagers.The crash took place in Paupack Township in August.Officials say a 15-year-old girl was driving without a license when the c…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 07:03 PM :: wfmz.com
  • Bullets found in high school classroom
    Something was found at Warren Hills High School over in Washington Township, New Jersey.Police say they are trying to figure out who left three .22 caliber bullets in a classroom.The bullets were fou…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 07:03 PM :: wfmz.com
  • DA: Autopsy report shows Bradley Stone did not die from stab wound as previously believed
    New details are emerging about the death of a man accused of killing six members of his family and injuring a seventh. Bradley Stone's cause of death is now pending toxicology reports and is not the…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 06:40 PM :: wfmz.com
  • One Tank Trip: Downton Abbey exhibit
     Fans of the wildly popular PBS drama Downton Abbey have to wait a few more weeks for the start of Season 5. But if that still seems too long, just head down to Delaware.  Work begins before dawn. A…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 06:11 PM :: wfmz.com

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Inquirer

  • Former Traffic Court judge gets another prison term
    A tearful Thomasine Tynes, former president judge of Philadelphia Traffic Court, pleaded guilty Wednesday to pocketing a $2,000 Tiffany bracelet given to her by an undercover agent who secretly taped…Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 12:01 AM :: philly.com
  • Police: Stone found dead
    The toll from one of the deadliest rampages in the region's history grew to seven Tuesday when Bradley W. Stone, the Iraq war veteran suspected of killing his former wife and five of her family member…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:52 PM :: philly.com
  • A.C. homeowner fighting eminent domain delivers petition
    ATLANTIC CITY - Charlie Birnbaum, the piano tuner who is fighting to keep his family home in Atlantic City from being seized by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, delivered a petition Wedn…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • Temple beefs up its policing in North Philadelphia
    The report crackled over Lt. Russell Moody Jr.'s handheld police radio: Armed males had just committed a home-invasion robbery mere blocks from Temple University's main campus.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • 10 charged in $1.2 million PennDot theft
    Two PennDot managers and eight employees were charged Monday with overbilling the state transportation agency by about $1.2 million over three years - the latest ripple in an ongoing investigation int…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • State auditor: Cheyney's future imperiled
    HARRISBURG - Saddled with escalating debt and declining enrollment, Cheyney University - the nation's first college for black people - is in dire straits that will worsen unless the state takes drasti…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • Bucks girl, 16, killed as SUV passes school bus
    A 16-year-old Bucks County high school student was struck and killed early Wednesday by an SUV when the 18-year-old driver failed to stop for a school bus even though its stop arm was deployed and its…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • Questions deepen on killer's weapons, death
    A year ago, Bradley Stone had agreed to give up his guns. Last week, he had persuaded a Veterans Affairs psychologist he was neither suicidal nor homicidal.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:38 PM :: philly.com
  • Police union chief decries protests over shootings
    The president of Philadelphia's police union on Wednesday decried the protests sweeping cities across the country after grand juries in Missouri and New York state cleared white officers who killed un…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:32 PM :: philly.com
  • Obama pardons Bucks woman for 30-year-old drug crime
    President Obama granted a presidential pardon Wednesday for a 1980s drug crime to a Bucks County woman who is now chief executive officer of a nonprofit company that operates halfway houses.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:32 PM :: philly.com

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Philly.com

  • Shore students get turtle protection bill launched
    MANAHAWKIN, N.J. - The slow and steady efforts of students at a New Jersey Shore environmental science school to protect turtles are about to pay off.Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 12:00 AM :: philly.com
  • Housing focus of next Sandy aid for New Jersey
    TRENTON - Restoring housing and expanding a fund that finances thousands of affordable rental units for low- to moderate-income families will be how New Jersey spends most of what will likely be the f…Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 12:00 AM :: philly.com
  • Mount Holly misses deadline in housing settlement
    One year after the Mount Holly Gardens housing-discrimination case was settled, the township has missed a deadline to rebuild the decimated, mostly Latino and African American neighborhood.Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 12:00 AM :: philly.com
  • Bucks girl, 16, killed as SUV passes school bus
    A 16-year-old Bucks County high school student was struck and killed early Wednesday by an SUV when the 18-year-old driver failed to stop for a school bus even though its stop arm was deployed and its…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • 10 charged in $1.2 million PennDot theft
    Two PennDot managers and eight employees were charged Monday with overbilling the state transportation agency by about $1.2 million over three years - the latest ripple in an ongoing investigation int…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:49 PM :: philly.com
  • Questions deepen on killer's weapons, death
    A year ago, Bradley Stone had agreed to give up his guns. Last week, he had persuaded a Veterans Affairs psychologist he was neither suicidal nor homicidal.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:38 PM :: philly.com
  • Police union chief decries protests over shootings
    The president of Philadelphia's police union on Wednesday decried the protests sweeping cities across the country after grand juries in Missouri and New York state cleared white officers who killed un…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:32 PM :: philly.com
  • Obama pardons Bucks woman for 30-year-old drug crime
    President Obama granted a presidential pardon Wednesday for a 1980s drug crime to a Bucks County woman who is now chief executive officer of a nonprofit company that operates halfway houses.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:32 PM :: philly.com
  • A second strut for Mummers - in Manayunk for Mardi Gras
    Broad Street's sequined strutters will be flapping their feathers toward Main Street come February. Just days before their annual New Year's Day parade along a shortened route in central Philadelphia,…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:32 PM :: philly.com
  • SUV owner charged in crash that killed 3 Bucks teens
    A New York state man was charged Wednesday with allowing an unlicensed teenager to drive an SUV that flipped along a Poconos roadway in August, killing three Bucks County teenagers and injuring a four…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:31 PM :: philly.com

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Delco Times

  • Editorial: Delco opens its heart to families in need
    Fire does not discriminate. It does not recognize geographic borders, income levels, race or disposition in life.It afflicts rich and poor, leaving havoc and heartache in its wake.Two weeks ago it was…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:40 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Sound Off for Thursday, Dec. 18
    NOT FLATI agree with Marine's Wife to put a crease in my jeans, as long as they're not mom jeans.NO FAN OF MOM JEANSLITTERBUG BEWARETo the person who discarded the big screen television set on Penn Av…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:37 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Letter to the Editor: Pa. needs a school funding forumla to promote fairness
    To the Times:The effectiveness of public education - the cornerstone of our democracy - is essential to graduating productive and responsible citizens in a knowledge and technology-based economy.Penns…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:35 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Letter to the Editor: Mickey Vernon museum needs a new home
    To the Times:With the Granite Run Mall scheduled for demolition this coming summer, the Mickey Vernon Sports Museum will have to find a new home. Its departure from the mall will have to occur even ea…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:33 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Woman touched by an 'angel' vows to do good; Merry Christmas Fund drive for Salvation Army hits $11,000 mark
    RIDLEY TOWNSHIP >> Betty Subashi is looking for the Good Samaritan, or more in keeping with the season, the Christmas angel, who found her fanny pack at the Acme Market on Morton Avenue last week, the…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:58 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Upper Chichester commissioners hold line on taxes for next year
    Upper Chichester >> Residents will not see an increase in their 2015 property tax bills.The board of commissioners unanimously approved the $12.1 million final budget at Thursday's meeting.The board a…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:55 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • No property tax increase in sight for Swarthmore in 2015
    SWARTHMORE >> Council wrapped up the calendar year with approval of the 2015 budget. The $4.8 million overall budget will be supported by property taxes at the same rate as 2014.Taxes remain at 5.589…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:54 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • No tax increase planned by Morton council
    MORTON >> Council has approved a preliminary budget for 2015 of $1,859,265, retaining the current millage rate of 9.411 mills, or $9.41 for each $1000 in assessed property valuation. Estimated expendi…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:53 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Marple plans 2015 tax increase
    MARPLE >> The commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for 8 a.m., Dec. 22, to consider adoption the 2105 budget.The township advertised a $15 million budget earlier this month, slightly above l…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:52 PM :: delcotimes.com
  • Moody's upgrades Haverford School District's bond rating to Aa3
    HAVERFORD >> Moody's last week upgraded the school district's bond rating from A1 to Aa3.The upgrade reflects the district's improved financial position following several years of growth in fund balan…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:50 PM :: delcotimes.com

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  • Study: Health-care staffers rank high for workplace injuries
    Nurse Shauna Trapani's patient was a deadweight - literally - the last time she injured her back at work so badly that she had to miss a day of work.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:07 PM :: philly.com
  • Local businesses mull Cuban trade possibilities
    Dulce de leche is not currently a flavor offered by Philadelphia-based Bassetts Ice Cream Co. Closest to that is our classic butterscotch vanilla, which has . . . those caramel notes that a dulce de l…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:48 PM :: philly.com
  • Pieces coming together for a Schuylkill riverside community
    Can the Schuylkill ever play a role like the Chicago River or Paris' Seine - a source of beauty and vitality that unites riverside neighborhoods like Center City and University City rather than dividi…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:34 PM :: philly.com
  • Montco pork producer to open Michigan plant
    Clemens Food Group, the Montgomery County pork producer that makes the hot dogs, sausage, pulled pork, and ribs sold at Phillies games, plans to build a $255.7 million pork processing plant in Michiga…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 06:02 PM :: philly.com
  • China trip sought backing for Bucks highway project
    U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.) and Pasquale T. Pat Deon Sr., chairman of the SEPTA board and a commissioner of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, made a private trip to China last month to ur…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 05:32 PM :: philly.com
  • Former nurse chips in to save a business
    Bonnie Haas spent the bulk of her professional life in hospitals tending to some of the sickest patients as an intensive-care nurse. But it has been a lifesaving act of a far more personal nature that…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 03:06 PM :: philly.com
  • Arbitration set for American pilots
    American Airlines and its pilots union will begin arbitration hearings on March 9, if the two sides do not reach a labor contract before then, the union said in a message on its website.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:38 PM :: philly.com
  • CEO asks Icahn to keep Taj Mahal open
    ATLANTIC CITY - The chief executive of Trump Entertainment Resorts asked billionaire Carl Icahn on Tuesday to keep the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel open well into 2015 while a union challenge to a cou…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:14 AM :: philly.com
  • Sony hackers threaten theaters over 'Interview'
    NEW YORK - Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters scheduled to show Sony Pictures' film The Interview.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 07:28 AM :: philly.com
  • Jury says Apple did not compete unfairly on music
    OAKLAND, Calif. - A federal-court jury decided Tuesday that Apple Inc. did not compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devi…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:35 AM :: philly.com

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  • Closing Time for the New Jersey Alcotest Product Liability Case
     What is that sad, semi-clever thing bartenders have been known to say at closing time?  You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.  Our days of being around at closing time are in the rear v…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 07:30 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Federal District Court in Pennsylvania Denies Class Treatment of Medicare Claims against Pharmaceutical Company That Settled Mass Tort Claims
    In 2012, the Third Circuit considered whether companies who provide insurance under Medicare Part C, known as Medicare Advance Organizations (“MAOs”), can seek reimbursement of medical expenses from…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 09:00 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Breaking News – CAFA Removal Requires Only A Pleading
    This morning the United States Supreme Court decided Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens, No. 13-719, slip op. (U.S. Dec. 15, 2014), holding that removal under the Class Action Fairness Act (“C…Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 12:07 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Inconvenient (Forum) Shopping in New Jersey
                We (in the peculiarly singular sense) last posted on the day after Thanksgiving, a day sometimes referred to as Black Friday because of the number of retailers that offer purportedly disco…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 04:04 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Tincher – The Spears and Arrows of Outrageous Spinning
    We were first on the web with the news that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had overruled Azzarello v. Black Brothers Co., 391 A.2d 1020 (Pa. 1978), in Tincher v. Omni Flex, Inc., ___ A.3d ___, 2014 WL…Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 09:37 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • A Collection of Ethicon Mesh Rulings
                This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.             We’ve reported on multiple sets of in limine and summary judgment rulings coming out of the Pelvic Mesh MDLs (see here,he…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 09:59 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Proportionality – If You Can Keep It
    Walking out of the Constitutional Convention on its final day, back in 1789, Benjamin Franklin was (supposedly) asked what kind of government he had helped create for the new entity to be known as the…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 08:00 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • Learned Intermediary Doctrine Gets an Assist in Preempting a Failure to Update Claim
    Last week, the Eighth Circuit put the final seal on Pliva’s victory in Brinkley v. Pfizer, Inc., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 22742 (8thCir. Dec. 2., 2014), upholding the district court’s dismissal with prej…Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 10:27 AM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • When More Is Neither Better Nor a Lawsuit
    This post is from the non-RS side of the blog only.I didn’t know that the SPF value for sunscreens can reach higher than 100.  But they can.  As someone of Irish descent, someone who can burst into fl…Sat, 6 Dec 2014, 12:15 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com
  • The Ninth Circuit’s Must-Read Opinion on CAFA Jurisdiction
    We read with great interest the Ninth Circuit’s recent opinion on CAFA “mass action” jurisdiction, Corber v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. 13-56306, 2014 WL 6436154 (9th Cir. Nov. 18, 2014).  If…Fri, 5 Dec 2014, 12:00 PM :: druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com

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  • Sheriff Hosts Clergy At Partnership Breakfast
    Sheriff Jewell Williams hosted the first Council on Faith Based & Community Partnership Breakfast of his administration recently at the Deliverance Evangelistic Church at 21st Street & Lehigh Avenue.…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 10:32 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Pennsylvania Society: Wrapping Up The Weekend
    Everyone was out this year at this weekend’s multiple events.Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 09:14 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Saturday At The Pennsylvania Society
    Our ace editor Bonnie Squires continues to report from the Waldorf Astoria, where Pennsylvania’s elite is convening, according to a tradition that began in 1899.Sun, 14 Dec 2014, 01:41 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Friday Night At The Pennsylvania Society
    Around the Waldorf Astoria for the annual conclave of the Keystone State’s key players with Bonnie Squires. Friday evening is busy with arrivals – and with parties.                      …Sat, 13 Dec 2014, 09:55 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Gives Awards At Luncheon
    Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 12:15 PM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Mummers Cut Their South Broad Street Roots
    (First in a Series of Three Stories) BY MARIA MERLINO/ We got a good cultural shock this week when it was announced the 114th Mummer’s Day Parade would not parade through the heart of South Philly, bu…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 10:33 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • ‘This Move Stinks!’ Mummer Mourns
    (Second in a Series of Three Stories) BY MARIA MERLINO/ “This move stinks!” exclaimed Bob Trama, president of Trama NYB, brigade founder, whose family has three generations of Mummery under their belt…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 10:32 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • CITY HALL SAM: Clarke for Mayor – Will He Or Won’t He?
    CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DARRELL CLARKE has scheduled a fundraiser for New York City during Pennsylvania Society weekend. Handicappers continue to bet against Clarke getting into the race for Mayor. The…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 10:18 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • ELEPHANT CORNER: Republicans Honor Amoore, Fenerty
    Tuesday evening, the United Republican Club held its annual fundraiser at the SugarHouse Casino. The United Republican Club is the oldest continuously running Republican clubhouse in the country. Ward…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 10:04 AM :: phillyrecord.com
  • Carpenters Union Helps Pink Sisters Mark Their 100th Anniversary
        They are best known as the Pink Sisters and that they live, work, and prayer behind a grated iron fence that keeps them from mingling with the public. Most Philadelphians are unaware of their exis…Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 12:49 PM :: phillyrecord.com

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  • With future uncertain, Hamels keeps open mind
    Is Cole Hamels the next Phillies player to be traded? Hamels would not mind following Jimmy Rollins to a winner, considering the circumstances.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:50 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Inbox: When will Rollins trade officially happen?
    When will the Jimmy Rollins trade with the Dodgers be finalized? Who will be the next Phillies player to be traded? Beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 12:26 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Phils select versatile Herrera, lefty Oliver in Rule 5 Draft
    The Phillies selected two players in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, which capped a busy week at the Winter Meetings. They took outfielder/infielder Odubel Herrera from the Rangers before selecting left-hand…Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 03:07 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Busy week for Phillies, but rebuild just starting
    Is Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. pleased with the work the the club accomplished at the Winter Meetings? Does he think the rebuild is headed in the right direction? Does he anticipate more…Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 02:35 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Source: Phillies close to sending Rollins to Dodgers
    Jimmy Rollins is looking to be the first piece to fall in the Phillies' massive rebuilding project. A source Wednesday afternoon said the Phillies are close to trading Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodge…Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 01:22 AM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Phillies add up-and-coming lefty Rodriguez for Bastardo
    Left-hander Antonio Bastardo is headed to the Pirates for Minor League lefty Joely Rodriguez, who the Phillies project as a starting pitcher. Bastardo, who will become a free agent following the 2015…Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 08:15 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • With Lester off table, spotlight shifts to Hamels
    The Cubs and Jon Lester have agreed to a six-year, $155 million contract, which means trade discussions regarding Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels are heating up.Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 01:06 PM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Fall League names 22 to Top Prospects Team
    The Arizona Fall League announced its 2014 Top Prospects Team, highlighted by league Most Valuable Player Greg Bird and baseball's top prospect Byron Buxton.Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 09:00 AM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Catching up with former Phils utilityman Perez
    Utilityman Tomas Perez developed into a fan favorite for the Phils during his tenure from 2000-05. Not so much because of what he did on the field, but because of his effervescent personality.Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 05:55 AM :: mlb.mlb.com
  • Gonzalez an option to help fill out Phillies' rotation
    The Phillies are looking for starting pitching this offseason, a search that becomes increasingly important if they trade Cole Hamels. One potential option is right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez. He…Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 09:56 PM :: mlb.mlb.com

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  • Angelo Cataldi’s Contract Has Been Renewed by WIP
    CBS Philly and WIP announced today – but didn’t bother sending us the press release because, you know, why do that? – that it has renewed Angelo Cataldi’s contract. Al Morganti and Keith Jones have be…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 03:56 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Claude Giroux May or May Not have Wiped Snot on an Official
    The Flyers lost 3-1 last night, but that’s not the story today. The story is that Claude Giroux may or may not have wiped snot on an official, because that is how well this season is going. Decide for…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 03:02 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • There Is a Massive MMQB Feature on Danny Watkins Today
    That is a headline I never thought I’d write. MMQB’s Emily Kaplan today wrote a lengthy and fascinating piece about Danny Watkins, his failed NFL career and passion for spraying water on dancing orang…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 12:39 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Troy Aikman Again Tells How Andy Reid Once Asked him to Quarterback the Eagles
    In week 11 of the 2002 NFL season, Donovan McNabb went 20-for-25 for 255 yards and four touchdowns on a broken ankle in a game that will forever live in Five lore. Following that, the Eagles finished…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:37 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Chris Stigall Ruins Any Goodwill he had by Mocking Cancer Patient
    WPHT’s Chris Stigall just did a nice thing so he had to go and ruin it. On his show yesterday, Stigall thought it would be clever and funny to point out that Julie Kramer, the 23-year-old cancer patie…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:37 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • The Vinny Lecavalier Thing Is Not Going so Well
    Chris Gratton Vinny Lecavalier, the $22.5 million man,  was scratched for the seventh-straight game last night. He apparently had or has a probably completely bogus tweaked lower-body injury, which le…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:10 AM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • LeSean McCoy’s DeSean Impression is Pretty Spot-On
    @0ne0fone lol who kno they boy better then me …. Rg3 would agree haha…. #skinsweek jackpot A video posted by Lesean Mccoy (@25_mccoy) on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:02pm PST It can be argued that the Cowboys/C…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 03:50 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com
  • Crazy Ass Penn Students Pose for Holiday Card with Racist Blow up Doll
    Maybe the most UPENN headline ever. If it’s not genitalia-flashing, or sleeping with Michael Carter-Williams, or shitting all willy-nilly, or just general partying, it’s a racist blow up doll. Some fr…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 02:26 PM :: feeds.feedburner.com

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  • PW's Year of Beer: Dogfish Head Namaste
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the full…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:15 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Five Philly Kickstarters you should look at while you still can
    'The Mantle' heads up PW's first monthly crowdfunding spotlight 1. The Mantle Three times, local photographer Avi Loren Fox saw people walking around wearing some sort of makeshift hood-scarf around t…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:28 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Why Philly's Free Library of tomorrow will look more like a coworking hub
    Library chief Siobhan Reardon contemplates how a $25 million gift will help change the future. After years of belt-tightening at the hands of financially starved state and city governments, the Free L…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:25 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • "Five Armies" loses battle in fight for heart of "The Hobbit"
    There are a few scenes in this, the last of the Hobbit movies to be inflicted upon us, in which actors stand around and talk for minutes at a time. Bard and Thranduil face off; Thorin confides in Bilb…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 12:32 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Wallis shines in sunny remake of "Annie"
    As with most adaptations (including this week’s The Hobbit), the new Annie arrives carrying expectations. The updates being made to the musical about a Depression-era plucky orphan and the vaudeville…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 12:06 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • The top 10 shows around Philly this week
    1 A John Waters Christmas Dec. 17, Union Transfer. This jawn’s been sold out for weeks—and why wouldn’t it be? Resolve to be less of a late-freight hopper in 2015, will you? utphilly.com   2 Lee DeWyz…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 12:04 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Savage Love
    We just did a live taping of the Savage Lovecast at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre. Audience members submitted more questions—anonymously, on index cards—than we could possibly answer during the Q&A segmen…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:47 AM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • New Year’s Eve isn’t just dance parties—it’s bowling, yoga and ghost tours, too
    NYE at XFINITY Live! Seven parties under one roof, unlimited premium drinks, multiple DJs and live performances by Lima Bean Riot and Split Decision: Xfinity Live! has every angle covered. Head down t…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 05:06 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: December 17-24
    Wednesday, December 17 PERFORMANCE The Dumpsta Players Present: Dynasty Realness Relive the catfights and shoulder pads of ‘80s soap Dynasty with the Dumpsta Players’ last show of the year. A portion…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 04:57 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Year of Beer: Unibroue Blanche de Chambly
    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 ... [This is a summary. To read the full…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 03:10 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com

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  • Five Philly Kickstarters you should look at while you still can
    'The Mantle' heads up PW's first monthly crowdfunding spotlight 1. The Mantle Three times, local photographer Avi Loren Fox saw people walking around wearing some sort of makeshift hood-scarf around t…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:28 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • New Year’s Eve isn’t just dance parties—it’s bowling, yoga and ghost tours, too
    NYE at XFINITY Live! Seven parties under one roof, unlimited premium drinks, multiple DJs and live performances by Lima Bean Riot and Split Decision: Xfinity Live! has every angle covered. Head down t…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 05:06 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: December 17-24
    Wednesday, December 17 PERFORMANCE The Dumpsta Players Present: Dynasty Realness Relive the catfights and shoulder pads of ‘80s soap Dynasty with the Dumpsta Players’ last show of the year. A portion…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 04:57 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Running of the Santas, Go West! Craft Fest and more
    Friday, December 12 EXHIBIT Wait for the Moon Arch Enemy Arts’ latest exhibit features 20 hand-picked artists who were each assigned a Grimm’s fairy tale to interpret. The imaginative pieces include w…Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 02:37 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Calendar: Dec. 10-17
    Wednesday, December 10 COMEDY Bianca Del Rio Philadelphia’s seen its handful of big-deal drag queens wander through, either on tour or at Voyeur or Tabu. But this one’s got to be one of the biggest vi…Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 05:43 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Weekend Picks: Pinups for Pitbulls; Latkepalooza and more
    Friday, December 5 EXHIBIT The Feminine Mystique Gallery Collective showcases the work of Ellen Tiberino, Caryn Kunkle, Ashley Tester and Irina Mitchell—four local artists whose work incorporates inte…Fri, 5 Dec 2014, 02:16 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • PW's Holiday Guide 2014
    We’ve got dozens of ways to make the season bright: Festive celebrations! Xmas eve dinners! A shop-local gift guide—and more! In this issue: Get festive: 50 holiday happenings in Philadelphia Shop loc…Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 12:43 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Timaree's Body: a smiling Stepford gift guide
    It’s that time of year! You know, when we as a society pretend decorating evergreens in December is a Christian idea, act like Hanukkah is the major Jewish holiday since it happens near Christmas, and…Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 12:39 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Shop local: 10 Philly gift ideas from baubles to beers to books
    ‘Four things to wear...’ Ugly Phillies and Eagles sweaters with matching hats. Let’s face it: Ugly sweaters are awesome, and these vintage-style abominations, found at Shibe Vintage Sports (137 S. 13t…Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 12:32 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com
  • Get festive: 50 holiday happenings in Philadelphia
    Through Dec. 21 Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol The granddaddy of all holiday tales, at the granddaddy of American theaters. Various times & dates. $14-$16. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. 21…Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 12:18 PM :: feeds2.feedburner.com

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  • University further develops plan for new library
    The 210,000 square-foot building includes a green roof, balcony, and robotic system for retrieving books. The post University further develops plan for new library appeared first on The Temple News.Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 01:49 PM :: temple-news.com
  • Progressive NAACP holds vigil at Bell Tower
    The event comes in the wake of recent decisions not to indict officers involved in the deaths of Eric Garner in New York City and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The post Progressive NAACP holds…Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 10:48 PM :: temple-news.com
  • State Rep. Sam Smith appoints himself to Board of Trustees
    The seat left vacant after the resignation of Bill Cosby has not been filled. The post State Rep. Sam Smith appoints himself to Board of Trustees appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 9 Dec 2014, 09:19 PM :: temple-news.com
  • Asked about gender equality on the Board of Trustees, chairman berates Philly Mag reporter
    The incident occurred close to a year after Patrick O'Connor yelled at a Temple News reporter when asked about an FDIC lawsuit against another trustee. The post Asked about gender equality on the Boar…Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 08:38 PM :: temple-news.com
  • Students march through Main Campus, stage ‘die-ins’
    Temple’s Black Student Union organized a group to rally in response to the Eric Garner and Michael Brown decisions. The post Students march through Main Campus, stage ‘die-ins’ appeared first on The T…Thu, 4 Dec 2014, 08:30 PM :: temple-news.com
  • Amid allegations, Cosby resigns
    Facing new sexual assault accusations, Bill Cosby stepped down from the Board of Trustees on Monday. The post Amid allegations, Cosby resigns appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 09:19 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Following recent crime, security questioned
    A string of robberies, a home invasion and a shooting have raised student concerns. The post Following recent crime, security questioned appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 01:16 AM :: temple-news.com
  • OCR set to investigate student’s complaint
    She accused university administrators of improperly handling her rape in 2013. The post OCR set to investigate student’s complaint appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 01:13 AM :: temple-news.com
  • 10-member TUnity committee to focus on campus diversity, receive new space
    “The Burrow” at 2026 N. Broad St. is set to open for members in January. The post 10-member TUnity committee to focus on campus diversity, receive new space appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 01:11 AM :: temple-news.com
  • Amending constitution among TSG plans
    The group also headed initiatives on diversity and sexual assault. The post Amending constitution among TSG plans appeared first on The Temple News.Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 01:10 AM :: temple-news.com

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  • Have we gotten to a new Christmas LOW?
    Just saw a commercial for Xfinity. Tiny Tim gives Scrooge an Ipad... Has marketing over-ruled the true meaning of Christmas for good?...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:46 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Seeking Home Share or Unfurnished Room for Rent
    I'm looking for a home share situation in a few neighborhoods, with the Germantown and Mount Airy community among them. I don't have a car, so I need...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:04 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Cuomo Bans Fracking in NY State
    Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks | NYTimes.com...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:30 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Tower Place on Spring Garden
    Does anyone know what the deal is with the fencing around Tower Place apartment building on Broad and Spring Garden? I thought it was going to be...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 02:32 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • The Great Market West Fire Sale
    While all the attention Market East is geeting Market West is also doing some smaller(but expensive) things: Center City Office Buildings Selling...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 02:04 PM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Congressman Brady and Cozen/O'Connor blow up Philly campaign finance limits
    They admit that limits hurt candidates. Also, that forgiving debt is a normal business action and not a political contribution. Cozen Nabs Pa....Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:56 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Bike Share Implementation Updates and Discussion
    The latest in thinking behind station placement, factoring in recent public opinion:...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 11:00 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • US Moves Toward Normalizing Relations with Cuba
    U.S. and Cuba to Start Talks on Normalizing Relations | NYTimes.com (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/18/world/americas/us-cuba-relations.html) ...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:56 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • Mummers on Main
    Love this! Mummers to Strut Down Main Street in Manayunk for Mardi Gras | NBC 10 Philadelphia...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:43 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com
  • neighbor's shady renovations
    Does my neighbor need my permission to build a 3 story addition to the back of his house that he is attaching to my exterior walls? His house is 2...Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 06:02 AM :: philadelphiaspeaks.com

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  • Transforming The Schuylkill
    A re-bridging of sorts for the Central Schuylkill, good news for South Philly ship, Liberty Square work begins, and the lax enforcement of condos’ Christmas tree banWed, 17 Dec 2014, 10:28 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Reanimating The Archives At William Way
    It's been a long journey home for the William Way Community Center and a bumpy ride for their archives. With a William Penn Foundation grant in hand, they will soon have a proper research facility ded…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 09:42 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • On The Dangers Of Ad Hoc Interpretations Of The Zoning Code
    Just how slippery of a slope are laxer readings of “safety services, Mummers seek a more approachable experience this year, CDC gets $40K reward, and making way for East Market developmentTue, 16 Dec 2014, 10:23 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Trove Of Philly-Centric Books For The Holidays
    If you're looking for holiday books with a Philly bent, Nathaniel Popkin has ten new ones--from art to essays to history, biography, and policy--to suit the readers on your listTue, 16 Dec 2014, 08:33 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Isaiah Zagar To Preview Magic “Cathedral”
    New mosaic project on Watkins Street, West Philly man to keep art studio, why you ought to visit Glen Foerd, and a singular redevelopment history at 7th & SnyderMon, 15 Dec 2014, 09:42 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • A North Philly Building’s Direct Connection To The Past
    You can't keep a good Windrim down. This former Bell building at 17th and Diamond has persevered for over a century, being reused as an undertaker school, Masonic temple, Mennonite church, and communi…Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 09:28 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Center City Churches Open Their Doors For Sacred Spaces Tour
    This Sunday, thirteen historic Center City churches will open their doors to the public for free, self-guided toursFri, 12 Dec 2014, 03:32 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Continuance Granted For The Blue Horizon
    More time bought for the Big Blue at the Historical Commission meeting today. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler reportsFri, 12 Dec 2014, 01:13 PM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Farewell To American Thrift
    An institution in South Philly for decades, the beloved American Thrift closed its doors last month. Hidden City contributor Kim Massare was there on the last day and has this bittersweet photo essayFri, 12 Dec 2014, 09:50 AM :: hiddencityphila.org
  • Doubling Down In Brewerytown
    Small local firm to invest another $60 million in neighborhood, 2nd Comcast Tower to get its foundation tomorrow, cohousing in Mt. Airy, and the Bicycle Coalition's Safer Streets Philadelphia reportFri, 12 Dec 2014, 09:40 AM :: hiddencityphila.org

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  • One Man’s Trash: Week 45 Report
    WEEK 45: Chestnut Hill Avenue to Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive CIGARETTES 1 box Pall Mall 1 cigarette butt STYROFOAM 2 12oz cups 1 small tub ice cream GLASS 2 7oz bottles Coronita 1 12oz bottle Miller L…Sun, 9 Nov 2014, 01:27 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 44 Report
    WEEK 44: Allens Lane & Lincoln Drive to Carpenter’s Woods (Local Loop) MISC 1 giant electronic candy cane 1 dog harness 1 fishing bob 1 Giro bike helmet bill 1 Utrecht drafting triangle 1 Learning Res…Fri, 7 Nov 2014, 01:25 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 43 Report
    WEEK 43: Hortter Street to Mt Airy Avenue Map/photos to come. PLASTIC 22 wrappers Tootsie Roll 1 32oz cup Dunkin Donuts 1 straw 2 coffee lids 1 small sport water bottle (black) 1 bottle aspirin no lab…Wed, 5 Nov 2014, 09:31 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 42 Report
    WEEK 42: Rex Avenue to Rex Avenue (Orange/Yellow/Forbidden loop) Map/photos to come. MISC 1 rubber bone dog toy 1 can tiki fuel 1 can Spectracide “commercial strength” wasp & hornet killer STYROFOAM 1…Fri, 31 Oct 2014, 01:14 PM :: phillyskyline.com
  • One Man’s Trash: Week 41 Report
    WEEK 41: Cresheim Road to Germantown Avenue Map/photos to come. GLASS 1 40oz bottle clear no label 1 12oz bottle brown no label CLOTHES 1 fingerless glove CIGARETTES 1 cigarette butt MISC 1 pair eyegl…Tue, 28 Oct 2014, 01:05 PM :: phillyskyline.com

Philly Mag

  • Just Announced: BET Cancels Reruns of The Cosby Show
    It has been almost a month since TV Land stopped showing reruns of The Cosby Show in the wake of the numerous sexual assault and rape allegations against its creator and star, Bill Cosby. Fans could s…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 08:31 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Shop at These Rittenhouse Stores and Get a Free Shake Shack Treat
    Center City shoppers are in for a treat—literally. From now until December 31st, shoppers who make any purchase at Knit Wit, Ellelauri or Aoki Boutique will be able to get a complimentary cup of salte…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 06:01 PM :: phillymag.com
  • On Graham And the Contract Talks
    The Eagles are interested in re-signing Brandon Graham, and Graham genuinely wants to remain in Philadelphia. But the level of commitment on both sides to making it happen will be tested in the coming…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 05:55 PM :: phillymag.com
  • All-22: Defensive Failures Against Dallas
    In the days leading up to the Eagles’ rematch with the Cowboys, Billy Davis made it clear that he was expecting to see a different Tony Romo. On Thanksgiving, the Birds’ defense applied consistent pre…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 05:18 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Picture of the Week: Unexpected Guest
    From photographer Drew Noel: I was shooting some portraits of Regina and Josh against that great red wall along Continental Midtown in Philly—and a guy just popped up from the ground and started stari…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 05:10 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Hop Sing Laundromat is Throwing a Sneakers Party
    On New Year’s Eve, Hop Sing Laundromat is loosening its legendary dress code for one night only. From 10 p.m. till closing, Lê is waiving his must-wear-shoes policy and offering guests the chance to w…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:53 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Coming to the Marketplace Design Center: The “Family Apartment”
    Apartments in Philadelphia generally come in three sizes: small (studio), medium (one bedroom), and large (two-bedroom), with small and medium dominating. A new development that will transform a Schuy…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:45 PM :: phillymag.com
  • Tonight: Fishtown Taco Exchange At Sancho Pistola’s
    If you’re out late in Fishtown tonight, we have the perfect thing for you: The Fishtown Taco Exchange. Starting at 10pm, chef Tim Spinner from all the various Felizes around town (La Calaca, Taqueria,…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:41 PM :: phillymag.com
  • 50 Best Restaurants Poll: Volver
    This week, we’re running daily surveys, polling readers about where they believe certain restaurants will land on Philadelphia magazine list of the 50 Best Restaurants. Answer the poll question now, a…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:10 PM :: phillymag.com
  • The Country Cottage of Your Dreams Is In Bucks County
    Readers, prepare to fall in love. The jewel that is this Erwinna residence has a covered bridge leading to the picket-fenced property, which–as if the cute bridge weren’t enough–includes the most pict…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 04:05 PM :: phillymag.com

Phawker

  • ARTSY: For They Shall Inherit The Earth
    Photo by LEE JEFFRIES LIGHT BOX: In 2008, accountant and amateur photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run a marathon. On the day before the race, Jeffries thought he would wander the city to tak…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 03:21 PM :: phawker.com
  • GUNS N’ ROSES: Viva La Normalización!
    Artwork by SHEPARD FAIREY NEW YORK TIMES: Alan Gross was the obstacle that would not be moved — the American contractor whose imprisonment in Cuba kept relations between the United States and Cuba loc…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 02:12 PM :: phawker.com
  • #TORTUREREPORT: What If The Boot Of Oppression Were On The Other Foot?
    By @JENSORENSEN Empathy is the capacity to put yourself in the shoes of others. The absence of empathy is the primary characteristic of a psychopath.Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:45 PM :: phawker.com
  • WORTH REPEATING: Everybody Must Get Stoned
      “Psychedelics are illegal not because a loving government is concerned that you may jump out of a third story window. Psychedelics are illegal because they dissolve opinion structures and culturally…Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 01:03 PM :: phawker.com
  • NPR 4 THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When U Can’t
    Illustration by TERRY WOLFINGER FRESH AIR Performing live comedy is like “a series of little scientific experiments,” says John Cleese. “When you do comedy in front of an audience, they are the ones w…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 02:44 PM :: phawker.com
  • DR. DOG: Heart It Races
    The clip features the Dog in a beautifully raucous live setting performing their cover of Architecture In Helsinki’s “Heart It Races.” The track is featured on Dr. Dog’s forthcoming live album entitle…Tue, 16 Dec 2014, 12:45 PM :: phawker.com
  • EUREKA: A Q&A With Bill Nye, The Science Guy
    Artwork via THE DAILY OMNIVORE BY JONATHAN VALANIA Tomorrow night , the Merriam Theater will host An Evening With Bill Nye, bow-tied science communicator, advocate for reason and critical thinking ski…Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 12:28 PM :: phawker.com
  • WORTH REPEATING: Oral History Of Boogie Nights
    Illustration by ALEX WELLS GRANTLAND: Boogie Nights began as a teenage boy’s wet dream. Nearly a decade before its 1997 release, it was a fantasy to chase. The year was 1988. The boy was a precocious,…Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 05:46 AM :: phawker.com
  • CINEMA: Black Men Dream
    #Blackmendream from Shikeith on Vimeo. NPR: Nine men sit turned away from the camera; their faces are never shown. Many are shirtless or naked. They answer questions like: When did you become a black…Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 12:57 AM :: phawker.com
  • SH*T MY UNCLE SAYS: The Benjamin
    Artwork by WORKBYKNIGHT BY WILLIAM C. HENRY On November 18th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the complete destruction of the home of the Palestinian man who on October 22nd had driv…Sun, 14 Dec 2014, 05:12 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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