Is Philadelphia Finally Ready for a Female Mayor?

Plus: Obama slams Romney with new “Steel” ad, this is how they’ll partition the Parkway for Jay-Z’s concert, Joe Blanton earns another win, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

Is Philly Ready for a Female Mayor? The next race isn’t until 2015, but that hasn’t stopped some from speculating that Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s star will have risen enough by that point for her to become a legitimate contender to succeed Mayor Michael Nutter. [Daily News]

Obama Slams Romney on Bain Capital. A new ad airing in Pennsylvania, Iowa, Ohio, Colorado and Virginia features former steel workers who say they lost their jobs to Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital. One guy calls him a vampire. [Politics PA]

Jay-Z’s Made in America Capped at 50,000 Tickets. The first-ever concert on the Parkway that isn’t free will feature a fenced-in area that will have a maximum capacity of 50,000 people each day. Those not inside the fence won’t be able to drink and will be subject to open-container laws enforced by LCB agents. Philly police will control traffic and crowds for the event and will be reimbursed for their services. [Inquirer]

Romney Leads Obama in Latest Poll. The latest CBS News/New York Times poll has Romney holding onto a three percent edge among registered voters. [CBS News]

Sixers Even Series With Boston. The Sixers were able to hold off the Celtics late in the fourth quarter to secure a Game 2 victory and knot the series up at one game a piece. Now the series heads to South Philly for Game 3. [Yahoo!]

Blanton Wins Again. Joe Blanton struck out seven and earned his fourth win as Placido Polanco notched his 2,000th hit and the Phillies beat the Astros 5-1. [MLB]

Alleged Coffee Thrower Held on Bail. The guy who supposedly scalded a woman with coffee last week over a $2.25 sandwich turned himself into police and is being held on $25,000 bail. [6 ABC]