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Scenes from Germantown Avenue

“See anything down there?” Lena wonders what I’m looking at, from the overpass on Germantown Avenue, just west of Hunting Park Avenue. “Just trash,” I […]

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Let Us Now Praise the Inquirer and Daily News

“Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.” —H.L. Mencken I say, big ups to the Inquirer and Daily News! And when’s […]

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60 Seconds With Preston & Steve

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Forget Snookis, Old City is Overrun with Techies

Philadelphia magazine’s September feature by Richard Rys documents an Old City in transition—and not a pretty one. A neighborhood once thriving with artists, entertainment and […]

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Vacation in Avalon? Think Twice

Without question, Avalon is one of the best beach towns on the South Jersey coast. Jutting a mile farther out in the Atlantic than other […]

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Remembering Charles Bowser

In 2000, which was five years before he retired, Charles W. Bowser, Esquire called my small solo practitioner law office and left a voice mail […]

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60 Seconds With Preston & Steve

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Get Ready for Hurricane Earl

Center City High-Rise Developer Sued. The folks behind the Murano are being sued by early buyers, who claim they were duped about how many units […]

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60 Seconds With Preston & Steve

Click here to listen. Hear PRESTON & STEVE weekday mornings on 93.3 WMMR.

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60 Seconds With Preston & Steve

Click here to listen. Hear PRESTON & STEVE weekday mornings on 93.3 WMMR.

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Dining Out: Dinner With Mary Seton Corboy

Percentage of food and drink you consume that’s local: Fifty to 75 percent, depending on the beer.  How important “local” is to you on a […]

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Philly’s Taxing Bloggers … on $11 Profits?

Did you hear that the city of Philadelphia wants to tax bloggers? Philly’s been in the news this week because of a kerfuffle prompted by […]

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Could School Choice Prevent Cop Killings?

On a recent weekday at Annunciation B.V.M. Church in Havertown, a Mass was celebrated to pray for and honor police officers — both those on […]

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Arlene Ackerman Abuses the System Even More

Ackerman Took Advance Pay for Vacation Days. Apparently her 300G salary isn’t enough — the schools chief pulled in thousands more by cashing in her […]

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Best of Philly 2010: In Photos!