• December 3, 2014 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: A 'Mary Poppins' that flies high

    "I'm practically perfect in every way," Mary Poppins sings to her two young charges, but she could be describing the Walnut Street Thea...
  • December 3, 2014

    Philly Art Museum offers new look at Paul Strand, 'master of modern photography'

    Something rather strange happens when looking at Paul Strand's photographs -- an odd feeling of having seen them before. And, in many ways, that&...
  • December 2, 2014 |  LISTEN

    GlaxoSmithKline's reorganization and likely layoffs loom

    GlaxoSmithKline employees are bracing for possible pink slips as part of the company's planned reorganization.
  • December 2, 2014 |  That's History

    From 'mashing' to street harassment women still face lewd comments

    A hundred years ago, men who made lewd comments to female passersby were known as “mashers.” In 1913, an Omaha judge drew up a “Masher’s Schedule” of ...
  • December 1, 2014

    Nutter backs paid sick leave

    After twice vetoing bills requiring private employers in Philadelphia to give their workers paid sick leave, Mayor Nutter says he's prepared to s...
  • December 1, 2014

    Inside Delaware Amazon facility on Cyber Monday [gallery]

    It's the busiest day of the year for hundreds of workers at Amazon's fulfillment center in Middletown, Delaware on Cyber Monday.
  • December 1, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    We're soft on crime — corporate crime, that is

    Let me sum up our justice system for you: When offenders are mostly poor, we double down on deterrents that work questionably, if at all. When offend...
  • November 29, 2014

    Peaceful protest over Ferguson continues in Philly

    Protests sparked by the recent decision in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict a white officer in the slaying of a black teen continued Friday in cities...
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