With the new year comes new lists. Lots of new lists. And Business Insider has compiled a list of the Most Hungover Cities In America, with lovely Scranton, Pennsylvania landing in the coveted top spot. Read more »
The Milken Institute has released its annual list of ‘best performing cities.’ Here’s how they came up with the ranking, per Richard Florida of the Atlantic Cities.
Let me share this here, before you all inevitably do so on your Facebook walls. BuzzFeed has created a list of the “21 Things You’re Only Afraid of If You Live in Philly.” Winners include “The People of SEPTA,” bike-killing trolley tracks, and of course, North Philadelphia. Sure, I too am afraid of bike-killing trolley tracks. But before you go blasting this list around along with the words “soooo true” take a minute to realize that you too could have devised this exact list. Because the only qualification you need to write such a list is to have at one time or another lived in the City of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Business Journal has offered up its list of the city’s “23 most influential business people,” the results based on an online poll taken a few months ago. No surprise: Comcast is well-represented on the list, with veep David L. Cohen and CEO Brian Roberts both making the list.
Remember last spring when visitors to the Philadelphia Museum of Art could play the old Atari game “Pong” on the side of the Cira Center across the Schuylkill River? That inspired idea from Drexel proff Frank Lee turned out to be a record-breaking feat.
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Sixers legend Julius “Dr. J” Erving will be giving a free talk tonight as a part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Author Event series.
The Doctor, who mesmerized Sixer fans from 1976 to 1987, will discuss his life on and off of the court, as well as to promote his recently released book Dr. J: The Autobiography (in which we learn some things we wish we could unlearn). Of course, the good doctor is no stranger to shilling products. In the spirit of shameless self-promotion, let’s look back at the top five Dr. J commercials.
I recently met someone who lives in Center City and is debating whether or not she should buy a car. Are you kidding me? Driving in Philadelphia is one of the worst ideas ever. Here, the ten reasons why driving in Philadelphia is a really, really positively and utterly stupid idea.
We know that you’re used to getting all the latest “list” news here at Philly Mag. So…sit down. We have something to tell you. A list just came out. Philadelphia was not on it. And yes, we’re feeling bereft.