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Pulse: 60-Second Critic: Venues: Johnny Brenda’s

Johnny Brenda’s 1201 Frankford Avenue; 215-739-9684 After a year’s combat with the Zoning Board and a cranky old neighbor who happens to be a state […]

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Real Estate 2005: Will The Bubble Burst?

Want the good news first? Prices still up! Rates still low! In fact, the average house-price in the Philadelphia area in 2004 increased by a […]

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Travel: One-Night Stands

Upper Black Eddy 1:38 Head to the top of lovely Bridgeton House, where the Penthouse room has a lofty, romantically lit feeling, a marble bathroom, […]

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Philadelphia, Meet Your Future: Philebrity.com’s Greatest Hits

On House of Blues getting $1 million to open a location in Philadelphia, headlined: "House of Blues Hammer Suckles Rendell’s Hairy Bitch Tit For $1 […]

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Loco Parentis: Much Ado About Turkey

Our parenting columnist looks at holidays past and wonders: What happens when you really can’t go home again? Marcy is moving out. I’ve seen this […]

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Taste: Reviews: Water Works-in-Progress

The views at the Water Works Restaurant are so fabulous, it’s tough for the kitchen to compete What are you looking at? Probably not much, […]

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Taste: A Nouveau Season

Roll out the barrel — well, the bottle — for the first sips of this year’s Beaujolais nouveau Originally intended as a celebratory toast to […]

Harry Jay Katz in Philadephia father of David Bar Katz who found Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead
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The Trouble With Harry Jay Katz

It’s a sultry summer evening, and the pulse of Philadelphia night life is flat-lining. By dusk on this Monday, most of the dwellers of America’s […]

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Rick Santorum: “I Was Basically Pro-Choice All My Life, Until I Ran for Congress”

IN THE SUMMER OF 1989, Rick Santorum and a fellow associate at the Pittsburgh law firm of Kirkpatrick and Lockhart left work to drive to […]

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“How Many Ed Rendells Are There?”

In “How Many Ed Rendells Are There?” (April 1994), Lisa DePaulo masterfully dissected the glowing national reputation of our then-mayor — and found herself splashed […]

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Snider Shrugged

“It would be so fabulous.” Ed Snider is on his invisible soapbox again, eyes apop with the potential fabulousness of his idea, hands aflutter with […]

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Over the Edge

East Rockhill Township, Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania November 18th, 1983 They won’t do it. There’s no path through the woods to their spot. It’s pitch […]