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  • November 19, 2014

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Fall Theater Sampler

    Quantum electrodynamics, the United Methodist Church gay marriage, fractured fairy tales, a Neil Simon classic, and more. Robin Bloom offers her pick...
  • November 22, 2014

    Cheers, vows to 'keep fighting' as thousands of area immigrants may gain temporary status

    President Barack Obama's actions expanding temporary legal status to certain immigrants could change the lives of thousands across the Philadelph...
  • November 21, 2014

    Seats of honor celebrated at Philadelphia Museum of Art [photos]

    Sometimes a chair is not just a chair. It's a throne. It's a cradle. It's a basket. It's a cardboard box. It reclines. It collaps...
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Philadelphia woman meets the donor who saved her life

    A Philadelphia woman is likely to enjoy many more Thanksgivings following a successful bone marrow transplant.
  • November 21, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    When squirrels intrude, you'd better hope the exterminator answers texts at midnight

    A friend recently told me that if she had to choose an animal for extinction, she would definitely pick squirrels. After our recent, and what most li...
  • November 21, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Seriously 'Lost in Yonkers'

    And now, Neil Simon – seriously. The playwright who gave us plenty of laughs in such New York-based shows as "A Thousand Clowns" and "B...
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    How science saved beer

    If it weren't for our understanding of the chemical process that creates our favorite beers, we'd still be drinking spoiled ale like our for...
  • November 21, 2014 |  Northwest Philadelphia

    Northwest Philly first-timer: Why I'm running Sunday's Philadelphia Marathon

    The annual Philadelphia Marathon kicks off at 7 a.m. on Sunday. The route will take 30,000 runners from the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum to Ci...
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