Fattah: Indictment allegations 'a little bit of a stretch, to say the least'

Fattah: Indictment allegations 'a little bit of a stretch, to say the least' Back in October, as he was on the verge of coasting to yet-another reelection, U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Phila.) decried the seemingly never-ending investigation that ultimately produced Wednesday's bombshell

Manayunk distillery looks to wind back time with a sip of gin [photos]

Manayunk distillery looks to wind back time with a sip of gin [photos]The first thing you notice when you crack a bottle of Liberty Gin open is a strong lemon aroma. Walter Palmer, a Manayunk resident who founded Palmer Distillery just a few blocks from the neighborhood's Main Street attributes
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A monument to 21st century Philadelphia, and BlackStar fest showcases film about murdered Detroit trans woman

A monument to 21st century Philadelphia, and BlackStar fest showcases film about murdered Detroit trans womanMaori Karmael Holmes joins us to preview Philadelphia's BlackStar Film Festival, now in its fourth year, featuring 60 films from four continents. And urban studies scholar Paul Farber tells us about the results of Monument Lab,

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Sometimes treating a terminal illness does more harm than good

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Better late than never, NJ jazz musician finds his true instrument is his own voice

Most musicians discover the one instrument that will become their trademark early in their careers. Benny Goodman's clarinet. Gene Krupa’s drums. Eric Clapton’s guitar. However, it’s been a circuitous journey for

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Arising from ashes of old Philly opera company, Vulcan Festival hopes to live long and prosper

Arising from ashes of old Philly opera company, Vulcan Festival hopes to live long and prosper

This weekend, the Prince Theater in Philadelphia debuts a new opera festival rising from the remains of an old opera company. The Vulcan Lyric Summer Festival will feature four works -- three regional premieres, and one world
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Sometimes treating a terminal illness does more harm than good

Sometimes treating a terminal illness does more harm than good

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