Still rooms at Philly inns for papal visit

Still rooms at Philly inns for papal visitYou might be amazed, but hotel rooms are still available if you want to come into Philadelphia for the papal visit.  

In honor of Francis, 'Knotted Grotto' offers ties that bind among prayers, struggles

In honor of Francis, 'Knotted Grotto' offers ties that bind among prayers, strugglesA temporary cave is forming in Philadelphia as a religious sculpture for the visit by Pope Francis next month. The wooden grotto will be woven with 30,000 struggles.

Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Shoplifters, Lyle, Lyle, & Invisible River

Weekly Entertainment Guide - The Shoplifters, Lyle, Lyle, & Invisible RiverLearn about podcasting, boat to the Schuylkill River Arts Festival, catch a live late night talk show, enjoy a concert or exhibit.  Robin Bloom shares her picks.

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"Fun Home," by Alison Bechdel — the bestselling graphic memoir that became a Tony-award-winning Broadway musical — was also the book mailed to all incoming Duke University freshmen, who were encouraged to read it this

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Chester Upland can't pay its teachers — but they're working anyway

Teachers union president Michele Paulick said she received some unwelcome news at the Chester Upland School District teacher convocation this week. "Our superintendent, Gregory Shannon, read a letter from our receiver, Francis
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