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  • Land bank advocates getting restless and looking for allies The Web site for the award-winning alternative weekly, the Philadelphia City Paper. 1 comments Tweet email Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Land bank advocates getting restless and looking for allies Last week, a coalition of community groups, housing advocates, and would-be urban farmers met...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Stripper sues Penthouse Club for wage practices A former stripper at The Penthouse Club is suing the club, alleging it has misclassified her as an “independent contractor” in order to avoid paying her wages and overtime pay. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr Digg ChimeIn...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Foxwoods license revoked The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board revoked the license for the proposed South Philly casino (formerly known as Foxwoods Casino), after investor asked ƒ?” yet again ƒ?” for an extention to find financing. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr Digg ChimeIn Delicious Google+...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Man Overboard! Occupy Philly Edition: This movement doesn’t need to have simple answers. There has been much scratching of the head and grumbling over the Occupy Wall Street and its several copycat manifestations around the country, including Occupy Philly, which gathering began at City Hall this morning. “But what do they want?”...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • DIMINUENDO AND CRESCENDO: A short history of a long, long solo. “Diminuendo” is one of the most iconic jazz performances ever. The most famous rendition comes from the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival when tenor saxophonist Paul Gonsalves soloed for 27 straight choruses, inciting the crowd, 7000-deep with jazz aficionados and socialites from...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Students bring Civil Rights movement tactics to school closure talks School district officials this weekend were met with students marching and singing in defense of one South Philly elementary school. 1 comments Tweet email Monday, December 12, 2011 Students bring Civil Rights movement tactics to school closure talks Susan Kettell, volunteer organizer...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • ICE PACK ILLUSTRATED: Chip, Suss, Bitar’s, Jordan Catalano and more It’s a bad week for the Philly food biz. 0 comments email ICE PACK ILLUSTRATED: Chip, Suss, Bitar’s, Jordan Catalano and more Filed Under: Icepack Illustrated POSTED: Thursday, May 5, 2011, 1:00 PM Share link: x Click to skip ad » Hide...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Why Philly will suffer if new owners close the Daily News The Daily News speaks to Philadelphians in their native language, which is direct, punchy and somewhat parochial. Sometimes it is intelligent, sometimes maddeningly ignorant. Without it, thousands here will simply not read a newspaper. Back to Blog home email font size...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • Obama will be greeted today by conservative and liberal protesters Today, President Barack Obama is coming to Philly, where at least three groups are planning to greet him with a protest. Two of them are liberal. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 share LinkedIn StumbleUpon Tumblr Digg ChimeIn Delicious...

    • Jan 21, 2022
  • PHILAPHILIA Empty Lot of the Week: North Chinatown Lotstravaganza This is one of those surface lots that can kill a neighborhood. This empty hole is ELEVEN separate lots put together. Back to Blog home email font size comments 0 options   Tuesday, May 29, 2012 PHILAPHILIA Empty Lot of the Week: North...

    • Jan 21, 2022

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