The last we heard from Dana Spain, the glamorous Society Hill socialite was considering a run for mayor of Philadelphia, back when multimillionaire Tom Knox was also thinking about making a play for City Hall. Now, Spain is embroiled in a lawsuit surrounding her Brewerytown restaurant, Flying Fish Crafthouse, the brewpub offshoot of the popular South Jersey beer brand. Read more »
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The Rehoboth Beach Police Department has issued an alert for missing man Todd McKee, the partner of Welcome America president Jeff Guaracino, who was in charge of Philadelphia 4th of July festivities. Read more »
On Tuesday morning, a photo began making the rounds on Facebook — well, in Philly Facebook anyway — showing what appeared to be one of those weird and sorta legendary Toynbee tiles, bearing a message that some think might be pro-Trump. Read more »
There are a lot of reasons that people love to hate on the United States Post Office, and now some surveillance video from the 2100 block of Locust Street in Rittenhouse Square gives us yet another reason. Read more »
Thanks to Facebook, we all see our share of new baby photos. They’re always adorable or at least pretty cute. We “like” them, albeit obligatorily at times. But once in a while, we see one that actually gets us pretty excited. Read more »
It’s been a while since we had a good tale of a person allegedly dining and dashing (or drinking and dashing) from Philly bars and restaurants. But lo and behold, we give you Aspen James. Read more »
Normally, when we get a press release from a local theater company about its latest work, the press release includes, you know, the name of the play. But Philly theater company Lightning Rod Special bucked that trend this week went they sent us a notice announcing its musical comedy about abortion, which debuts in August at the Painted Bride. Read more »
1. David Blaine
The 44-year-old Manhattanite made a name for himself with televised stunts and illusions. But it is TV, after all, and we’re not supposed to believe everything we see on TV, right? So I’m more than willing to make the drive to Bethlehem to watch Blaine astonish and astound a live audience at the only local stop on this rare national tour. July 7th at Sands Bethlehem Event Center Read more »
Behind the Line is Foobooz’s weekly interview series with the people who make up Philadelphia’s dynamic bar and restaurant scene. To read the previous Behind the Line, featuring Marc Vetri‘s thoughts on the soda tax and Olive Garden, click here.
South Philly’s Jennifer “Fear” Zavala hasn’t worked full-time in a kitchen in years, but she still manages to keep us interested and, well, entertained, whether she’s hunting down the perp who broke into her house and stole her son’s PlayStation, having the cops show up at her roving South Philly tamale truck, or getting paid to cook with cannabis. So we figured a conversation with her would be anything but boring.