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  • Parents mobilize against proposed school closings The School Reform Commission will tonight unveil a list of recommended school closings. Parents at one South Philly school plan to fight back. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr Digg ChimeIn Delicious Google+ Reddit options ÿ Parents mobilize against...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 options   Saturday, September 18, 2010 TONIGHT: Echo Orbiter plays its first show in nine years! Back in the late ’90s/early 2000s, Echo Orbiter was a frequent sight on Philly stages. Thanks to their out-there lyrics and inventive noisiness, they were often branded...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities The Web site for the award-winning alternative weekly, the Philadelphia City Paper. 1 comments email Schmidt says fraud, Singer says stunt over report on Philly voting irregularities Filed Under: News POSTED: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 4:45 PM  City Commissioner Al...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • No voter-fraud evidence, lots of abortion restrictions and other news from Tom Corbett’s Pennsylvania. Right-wing state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s willful misreading of “voter fraud” report. And as abortion clinics struggle to comply with new state law, some shut down. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Even potential allies on Nutter’s homeless food policies are wary, and say support is conditional on progress. The 45 minutes the Nutter administration gave reporters to hurry to a City Hall press conference yesterday, in which the mayor announced a proposed citywide regulation banning the outdoor distribution of meals in city parks,...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • PHILAPHILIA Dead-Ass Proposal of the Week: Gateway Center South Broad and Washington — this pitiful corner is the subject of more Dead-Ass Proposals than any other. This one came the closest to happening: a gigantic super-out-of-scale monster of a project that’s probably better off dead. 0 comments Tweet email Tuesday, September 11,...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • The Triangle mystery widens The plot deepens at The Triangle Tavern. 2 comments Tweet email Monday, July 30, 2012 The Triangle mystery widens The C&D Triangle Tavern at S. 10th Street deal between Steven Simons, Dave Franks (of Royal Tavern and Cantina) and the space’s current owner Jimmy Deanchano isn’t happening as...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Dead-Ass Proposal of the Week: African-American Hall of Fame and Sculpture Garden In concept, the idea of a sculpture garden honoring famous African-Americans is sound. However, this monster of a monument, which grabbed 46 acres of public land, wasn’t the best way to go about it. Back to Blog home email font...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Anti-abortion bill to show Pennsylvania women fetus ultrasound advances The legislature is moving to pass the orwellianly titled “Women’s Right to Know Act,” which would “require ultrasounds before abortions and then give women ‘the right’ to look at them.” 1 comments Tweet email Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Anti-abortion bill to show Pennsylvania...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • PHILAPHILIA: Dead-Ass Proposal of the Week – 1601 Vine A perfectly good project that was approved up the ying yang and had finances in place before getting offed by the shitbird economy. All that’s left here is a crappy surface parking lot. 1 comments Tweet email Tuesday, May 22, 2012 PHILAPHILIA: Dead-Ass...

    • Jan 21, 2022

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