Foobooz

Wawa Is Offering Free Coffee on Fridays All Month

You can get free coffee on Fridays all month from Wawa — if you’re willing to hand over some personal information. People who have the […]

Pepsi bottling plant
Business

Citing Soda Tax, Pepsi to Lay Off 80 to 100 Philly-Area Workers

Pepsi announced on Wednesday that it will lay off as many as 100 workers at its three Philadelphia-area plants. The company cited lagging sales due […]

Scratchless scratch offs
City

The PA Lottery Now Has a Game for People Too Lazy for Scratch-Offs

Do you, like the man in the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Christmas commercial, think that scratch-off lottery tickets are a “great gift”? But are you just too […]

Roy Halladay pitching
City

Roy Halladay Might Be Returning to the Phillies (to Coach)

Roy Halladay could be coming back to the Phillies. No, the 2010 Cy Young winner and perfect-game-thrower won’t be returning to the mound. But longtime […]

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Business

Hershey Could Lay Off 15 Percent of Global Work Force

The Hershey Company, the largest candy manufacturer in North America, says it could lay off up to 15 percent of its global work force. The […]

PGW sign
City

A PGW Rate Hike Could Be On the Way

Your gas bill could be going up by more than ten bucks a month. At fault? The unseasonably warm winters we’ve been having. PGW asked […]

City

Did Trump Imply Threats to Jewish Centers Were Fake?

In a confusing remark at a White House meeting on Tuesday with the attorneys general of several states — including new Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro […]

Independence Hall
City

Rally Set to Protest Jewish Cemetery Vandalism

There will be a rally on Thursday to protest the recent vandalism at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Northeast Philadelphia. The “Stand Against Hate Gathering” is […]

Protesters outside Sen. Toomey's office
City

11 People Arrested at “Tuesdays With Toomey” Protest

Updated with a statement from Sen. Toomey’s office. Eleven people — four men, seven women — were arrested after a sit-in at Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia […]

Tammy Souza
City

NBC 10 Has Its Sheena Parveen Replacement

NBC 10 has a new meteorologist — a Sheena Parveen replacement, if you will. Today the station announced Tammie Souza, who previously worked in the Chicago, […]

News

Fat Tuesday Flashback: The South Street Mardi Gras Riot of 2001

This post was originally published in 2015. Easter is early this year, which means Lent is about to start when it’s about 20 degrees outside. […]

A grey NFL Draft helmet and a football
City

NFL Announces Plans for Fan Festival on Parkway During Draft

The NFL Draft is in Philadelphia this year. Now the NFL has let us know what they’ll have for us to do between picks. “In […]

Dog with wheels
City

Dog Found in Trash Bag Gets Wheels

A dog found in the trash in the Summerdale section of Philadelphia recently got a new pair of wheels. The Pennsylvania SPCA reports that Frances, […]

Bridge with crosses at each end
City

Controversy Over Crosses on Proposed Villanova Bridge

Radnor Township last night approved a controversial pedestrian bridge planned for Villanova’s campus. At first, it seems like there’s no reason for the bridge to […]

I-95 park model
City

Mayor Kenney to Propose $90M for Park Over I-95

Mayor Kenney will propose the city budget $90 million toward a program to completely cap I-95 in Center City between Walnut and Chestnut streets and […]