Orchestra Reaches Economic Agreement With American Federation of Musicians

Plus: The Flyers start off on the right skate, people honor Steve Jobs at the Apple store on Walnut, Phils enlist Kane Kalas and Lauren Hart for Game 5, and more of what the city is buzzing about today

Philadelphia Orchestra and American Federation of Musicians Reach Compromise. After a great deal of deliberation and heavy press coverage of its financial woes, the Philadelphia Orchestra Association was able to reach a tentative economic agreement with the American Federation of Musicians. Multiple groups and panels still have to approve the sealed agreement, but all signs indicate that this is a big step in balancing the Orchestra’s checkbook. [WHYY]

Flyers Open Season With Win at Bruins. The Flyers looked sluggish out of the gate and fell behind 1-0 before Giroux converted a pretty goal off of a Jagr pass (the assist was Jagr’s 1600th career point) and newbie Jakub Voracek netted one to follow suit before the end of the first frame. Two scoreless periods later and the Flyers are 1-0-0 with two points. [The 700 Level]

People Leave Memorial Notes Outside of the Walnut Street Apple Store. In honor of the recently departed Steve Jobs, people are leaving messages on Post-its on the window and sidewalk outside of the Apple store on Walnut Street. Luke Butler (@phillyluke), special assistant to Mayor Nutter, captured the scene meta-style. [Twitter]

Minor Changes Being Made to Ratified Redistricting Map. As if the redistricting plan wasn’t difficult enough to pass, it turns out that—even after agreeing on a plan—City Council is still tinkering with district borders to deal with gerrymandering issues. [Daily News]

Kane Kalas and Lauren Hart to Sing Before Tonight’s Game 5. Tonight, the Phils will play the most important game this season. Win, and they advance to the NLCS for the fourth consecutive season. Lose, and they get to go on an early vacation while we’re all left high and dry for the third-straight year. Kalas will sing the National Anthem this evening, and Hart will deliver the always crucial rendition of “God Bless America.” Then we’ll send a doctor to the mound. [Crossing Broad]

Ice Cream Truck Selling Toy Guns. Remember when the ice cream truck meant hustling to the street on a summer night for a Chocolate Eclaire or a Creamstix from Jack & Jill? Welp, now it means buying toy guns on the way to Robert Blair Pollock Elementary in the Northeast. [FOX 29]