Lower Merion Girls Attacked While Walking to Rita’s Water Ice in Philly

The two girls were approaching this Rita's Water Ice in Philadelphia on Monday.

The two girls were approaching this Rita’s Water Ice in Philadelphia on Monday.

Monday was the first day of spring, and so, as has become an annual tradition, Rita’s locations all over were giving away free water ice. And around 3 p.m., after they had finished the school day in Lower Merion, two sisters from Wynnewood decided to take a walk to Rita’s on City Avenue in Philadelphia, literally across the street from Lower Merion Township. Read more »

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 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 »

The Zitner’s Factory Might House a Weed-Growing Facility

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L: Photo via Zitner’s Facebook | R: Courtesy Lode Van de Velde via Public Domain

Philadelphia approved zoning permits for seven proposed medical marijuana sites yesterday, Philly.com reports.

One of them stands out: a potential marijuana-growing facility that would be located in the same factory as Zitner’s – the iconic Philly Easter egg candy company that started as a mom-and-pop in 1920. You know, the one that makes the buttercream, double coconut, chocolate-coated Butter Krak eggsRead more »

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