Is the Philadelphia Orchestra Bankrupt?

Plus more endorsements for Milton Street, Ed Rendell's rules for booing, Tina Fey's appearance at the Free Library, and more of what Philly is talking about today

Charlie Manuel’s Gut Was Wrong. Instead of sending up Ross Gload in last night’s game when the bases were loaded and the Phillies were down by four, Manuel chose John Mayberry to hit. It didn’t work out and the Phillies ultimately lost 7-3. [High Cheese] And, uh, that guy with the beard who used to play here hit a homer—but not before being booed in his own stadium. [Bleacher Report]

Speaking of Booing … Ed Rendell outlines some definitive rules for boo birds. Perhaps he should create some guidelines for online commenters next. Might help his web cred. [Daily News]

More Support for Milton Street. District Council 33 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the city’s largest union representing municipal blue-collar employees, endorsed Milton Street for next month’s Philadelphia Democratic mayoral primary. The firefighters were one thing. Now the Scoop is just baffled. [Newsworks]

Is the Philadelphia Orchestra Bankrupt? The board could file for Chapter 11 as soon as Saturday. Either way, “The Orchestra will have to raise several hundred million dollars to keep things operating at their current scale,” according to sources. [6ABC]

Ackerman Owes Taxes. The superintendent owes $20,000 in back taxes due to a change in tax reporting by the San Francisco School District. She’s been making voluntary monthly payments. [MyFoxPhilly]

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Philly posted the largest over-the-year job gain in nearly three years. [Philadelphia Business Journal]

Today’s Listicle News. Think your allergies are worse than everyone else’s? You might be right. Philadelphia has been ranked 14th on a list of the 100 most challenging cities to live in with spring allergies. [CBS3]

Northeast Philly in the NYT. Grey Lodge Pub owner Mike Scotese gripes about Groupon. For whining from other local restaurateurs, click here. [New York Times]

Tina Fey Yuks It Up at the Free Library. The beloved “30 Rock” star was in town—make that Kabletown—last night to promote her new book and spoke to a sold-out crowd.  [] For more Fey-related reading material, check out Karen Heller’s review of Bossypants. [Inquirer]