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Renowned local playwright Bruce Graham is writing a play aboutformer Philadelphia mayor Frank Rizzo. Tony Auth has imagined a guest list for the premiere. Who would you have there? Tell us about it, and Tony may draw your suggestions.
Antonin Scalia held the country's attention for a few crucial moments on Tuesday morning and asked all of us, not just Ted Olsen, to come up with an answer to the $64,000.00 question: When, exactly, did it become discriminatory to keep gays and lesbians from marrying each other.
I drink wooder, and I take it very seriously.
There are no quotation marks around my wooder, and I don't get a smirk on my face when I ask for a glass of it with iyce at a restaurant. My wooder is not ironic or sarcastic.
I'm from Philadelphya and that's how we talk. There's really not a lot more to it.
When Dennis Rodman played professional basketball, he was called "The Worm" for his rebounding prowess. But Rodman's clashes with referees and wild off-court antics earned him another, less endearing nickname: Dennis the Menace.
A play is being developed based on the biography of legendary/notorious Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo. Assuming a successful run — and an eventual adaptation to film, of course! — who should play the big guy?
Two years ago, Central High School student Melisa Nelson was terrified of public speaking. She knew she wanted to improve. But how? Enter the Central High School Mock Trial Team, one of over 30 citywide teams.
Eric loves living in South Philly and is very happy to be working in public media again as a NewsWorks web producer. Before moving to Philadelphia, he spent some time on the “dark side” producing web content at MTV Networks in New York. Eric did some freelance work for WNYC, but prior to that he lived in Minneapolis and produced websites and email newsletters for many of Minnesota Public Radio’s programs. Highlights from that time include meetings with a barefoot Garrison Keillor in his office, biking around the beautiful lakes of Minneapolis, and eating plenty of cheese curds, corn dogs and pronto pups at the Minnesota State Fair every year. Eric is originally from Michigan and wears his Detroit Tigers cap with pride.
More and more young athletes start focusing on a single sport too early -- causing an increase in sports injuries. That was the consensus of three professional team doctors at a discussion on the impact More »
Visitors to Penns Landing, Society Hill, Independence Mall and other locations of note in Philadelphia owe at least a modicum of appreciation to the efforts of Edmund Bacon, often described as the "father of modern More »