Serial Wife-Beater Terrence Howard Is Very, Very Sorry

Terrence Howard in a 2001 Whitemarsh Police Department mugshot photo.

Terrence Howard in a 2001 Whitemarsh Police Department mugshot photo.

There are good publicists. There are bad publicists. And then there are publicists who somehow pull off what should be completely impossible. Well, whoever Terrence Howard‘s publicist is, he or she deserves a big, big raise. Read more »

Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

Philadelphia restaurant owner Heather DeRussy-Collazo is one of the 7 women who claim they were drugged at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia. (Photo by Claire Hoffman)

Philadelphia restaurant owner Heather DeRussy-Collazo is one of the 7 women who claim they were drugged at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia. (Photo by Claire Hoffman)

Heather DeRussy is a married mother of five who owns two bar-restaurants in Philadelphia. She enjoys a drink or two after a busy day at work. But on one recent night when she stopped off at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia to relax, things didn’t go as planned. Read more »

Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

Philadelphia restaurant owner Heather DeRussy is one of the seven women who claim they were drugged at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia. (Photo by Claire Hoffman)

Philadelphia restaurant owner Heather DeRussy is one of the seven women who claim they were drugged at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia. (Photo by Claire Hoffman)

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Police Department has launched an investigation into these drugging claims at the Dolphin. For the full story, click here.

ORIGINAL:

Heather DeRussy is a married mother of five who owns two bar-restaurants in Philadelphia. She enjoys a drink or two after a busy day at work. But on one recent night when she stopped off at the Dolphin in South Philadelphia to relax, things didn’t go as planned. Read more »

Philly Accountant Claims Donald Trump Hat Got Him Kicked Out of a Bar

Left: Donald Trump shows off his Make America Great Again hat. (Wikimedia Commons) Right: The bar in question. (Google Maps)

Left: Donald Trump shows off his Make America Great Again hat. (Wikimedia Commons) Right: The bar in question. (Google Maps)

Back on January 28th, Philadelphia resident Gregory Piatek went to New York City to hang out with some friends and pay a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Piatek and company wound up at The Happiest Hour, a bar in the Village, for some food and drinks. But there was a problem: He claims the bartenders wouldn’t serve him because he was wearing one of those Donald Trump hats that reads make america great again. Read more »

Spring Travel: Get Spiritual in Upstate New York

Mohonk Mountain House. Photograph by Jim Smith

Mohonk Mountain House. Photograph by Jim Smith

At this point in American history, we could all use a little more peace and relaxation, a bit of Zen, and there’s arguably no better place to find this than up in the Catskill Mountains, a quick three-hour hop due north.

Once a schmaltzy resort area popular with the Don Rickles set, the region has lately become a destination for those seeking inner peace, thanks to its easily navigable cluster of spiritual getaways like ashrams and temples. The experiences here are as varied as people’s reasons for visiting. At Ananda Ashram in Monroe, you can stop by for a yoga intensive, or lessons in Sanskrit. Over at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch in Woodbourne, an hour northwest, 70-plus acres offer seriously serene nature walks and a detoxifying Russian wood-burning sauna. Closer to Woodstock, Zen Mountain Monastery has a popular Sunday morning meditation-for-beginners series as well as Zen for kids. Read more »

How Did This Convicted Stalker From Philly Get White House Press Credentials?

(White House photo: iStock; Laura Goldman photo: YouTube)

(White House photo: iStock; Laura Goldman photo: YouTube)

There has been a lot of talk about Donald Trump’s relationship with the press, especially the exclusion of certain media outlets and journalists from White House press events. But apparently it’s not that hard to get into the White House. Case in point: convicted stalker and former federal fugitive Laura Goldman. Read more »

Heaviest Snow Ever? We Put It to the Test

A shovelful of snow, an empty aquarium, and a digital scale were the tools used in our highly scientific experiment.

A shovelful of snow, an empty aquarium, and a digital scale were the tools used in our highly scientific experiment.

Philly, we love you. If you’re not complaining about getting too much snow, you’re complaining that we didn’t get nearly as much snow as was predicted. And then in the next breath, you complain that the snow is too heavy! Read more »

Why Do You People Hate Meteorologists So Much?

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As Stella makes its way out of the Philadelphia area, a lot of people are pissed. Pissed that they’re stuck in the house with their kids, who should be in school. Pissed that they spent two hours in the Acme yesterday. Pissed that their flights were cancelled. And who are they blaming? Our meteorologists. Read more »

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