All You Can Eat Crab Legs at Warmdaddy’s

Finally, somewhere you can dive into all you can eat Alaskan Crab Legs on a Tuesday night. And that place is Warmdaddy’s on Columbus Blvd. The tuesday night special is $22.95 per person and your choice of two sides comes with your never ending bowl of crustaceans.

Tuesdays are double duty for the restaurant because the stage hosts a Blues, Soul + Rn’B open jam session, backed by a live band. You can show off your talents or just enjoy the music while you partake in the 1-2-3-4-5 special. This special includes; $1 hot dogs, $2 Yuengling drafts, $3 Heinekens, $4 Buffalo wings, and every Philadelphian’s favorite, $5 City Wide Special (PBR & a shot of Jack Daniels).

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Study: Intersex Fish Found in Delaware River Basin

Scientists are searching for the source of chemical contamination after a study found evidence of intersex fish in the basins of Pennsylvania’s major rivers, including the Delaware. The intersex fish were also found in the Susquehanna and Ohio river basins. The Susquehanna is the most contaminated of the three, while the Delaware is second-most.

Per the study, conducted by the United States Geological Survey and published in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, smallmouth bass and white sucker with intersex characteristics were found in all three rivers. It’s a sign of exposure to reproductive endocrine-disrupting chemicals.

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Pennsport Teens Buying Alcohol from Cornhole-Playing Men Under I-95

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And now for another edition of Drunk, Out of Control Philadelphia Teenagers!

Last month at a Radio 104.5 block party show at the Piazza, some of the teenagers got rowdy! A neighbor saw drunk teens urinated all over her “entire” house; another said he filmed teens having sex out in the open. One person went to NBC 10, which filed a typical local news-style report.

If you ever need to know the difference between the people who live in Northern Liberties and the people who live in Pennsport, please refer to this story: When a parent in Pennsport saw a group of “between 100 and 150″ teens drinking on one of the piers south of the Walmart in Pennsport, he didn’t go to NBC 10. No, his story ended up on PlanPhilly, where Kellie Patrick Gates filed a decidedly un-local news-like report. And look how reasonable people in South Philly are!

“These kids aren’t doing anything that you or I didn’t do, or anybody else,” said Pennsport Civic Association President Jim Moylan. But, he said, they are doing it in a much more dangerous area than dark areas beneath I-95. And if someone got hurt, they are “thousands of yards away from civilization.”

This is about as nice as you can be when tattling on teenagers for, essentially, drinking in the woods.

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Development Coming to Delaware Riverfront in Bensalem

A rendering of the project, courtesy of the developer

A rendering of the project, courtesy of the developer

A new partnership may soon begin construction on Waterside, a planned riverfront development in lower Bucks County on the former site of the Elf Atochem chemical plant. The first phase will consist of 176 neo-traditional townhomes and twin and detached homes, with 25 percent of the land preserved for a park and trails. Per a township ordinance, the development will offer riverfront access to the public.

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Can a Waterfront Car Dealership Actually Be Cool?

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The Mercedes House in New York, an apartment building anchored by a car dealership, offers Piazza-like amenities such as outdoor movie screenings. Image via mercedeshouseny.com

Waterfront Square residents may not have completely grasped the details, but just about everyone in attendance at the Jan. 27 meeting of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association (NLNA) Zoning Committee found a lot to like about an innovative mixed-use project being put forth by auto dealer Gene DiSimone, developer Michael Mattioni and ISA Studio Architects.

The proposal, which currently takes the form of an eight-story, 100-foot-tall building at the southwest corner of Delaware and Fairmount avenues, combines a cafe, apartments and an auto showroom.

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Tonight: Public Meeting on the Future of Penn’s Landing

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Rendering of Penn’s Landing Park © KieranTimberlake/Brooklyn Digital Foundry.

Tonight the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation hosts a public meeting at Festival Pier (601 N. Columbus Blvd.) to reveal preliminary proposals and renderings for an improved Penn’s Landing, which actually couldn’t be unimproved, if you think about it.

To be discussed:

· A cap over I-95 and Columbus Boulevard between Walnut Street and Chestnut Street to allow for the creation of network of park spaces from Front Street to the river’s edge
· Renewed public spaces ringing the Penn’s Landing Marina
· A new bridge crossing Columbus Boulevard at South Street.
· Conceptual site plans for development on Penn’s Landing at the Market Street site (between Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River and Market Street and Chestnut Street) and around the Marina (between Walnut Street and South Street and Columbus Boulevard and the Delaware River).

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Man Builds Boat, Can’t Get It To Water

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What have you been doing for the last eight years? Whatever it is, it’s probably not as impressive as what Swarthmore alumnus Jonah Eaton has been doing with his time. He’s been building a boat. By hand. But now that the boat is done, he’s having problems actually getting it, you know, into the water. Read more »

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