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5 Questions: Iris Marie Bloom on Philly’s Dangerous Train Derailment

Crude oil car dangling over river in Philadelphia after train derailment http://t.co/5OPetb9vh4 pic.twitter.com/HV0B1tQBdX — ThinkProgress (@thinkprogress) January 21, 2014   Iris Marie Bloom makes no […]

City Life

WATCH: Jeopardy! Contestants Don’t Know Where the Schuylkill Is

Jeopardy! contestants are among the smartest people on television. And, once qualifying for Jeopardy! — something I failed to do — these incredibly smart people […]

Be Well Philly

Holler! Schuylkill Is PA’s 2014 River of the Year

Get ready for some bragging rights, Philly. Last month, I told you about a contest on the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers website, in […]

Be Well Philly

Vote Now: Schuylkill in Running for Pennsylvania River of the Year

I’m not entirely sure how much of an honor it is for a river to be named “Pennsylvania River of the Year,” but for what […]

City Life

Why Tom Corbett and Mike Nutter Held Hands Yesterday

Click on this State Impact story and you’ll see a photo of Michael Nutter and Tom Corbett, awkwardly trying to cut a ribbon with the […]

City Life

Oh Look, the Schuylkill Bridges Got Pretty New Lights

For the first time since 1999, several main Schuylkill River bridges have been re-lit, this time with natty new LED lights. Walnut, Market, JFK, and […]

City Life

Feds Searching Water Near Falls Bridge for Evidence of “White Collar Crime”

We don’t know much about why the feds are snooping around the Schuylkill below Falls Bridge, but 6 ABC reports it has something to do […]

City Life

The Schuylkill Looked Pretty Brown Today…And Philadelphians Are ON IT

Why is the schuylkill river so brown bleh! — Jazzabelle (@youHAUTEtoknow) June 11, 2013 Is it the Willy Wonka chocolate river or the Schuylkill River? […]

Foobooz

Trolley Car Cafe Adds Dinner

The Trolley Car Cafe just off of Kelly Drive in East Falls has just added dinner. The BYOB is located in “The Bathey” building, a former […]

City Life

Temple Abandons Plans for Controversial New Schuylkill Boathouse

The fight (the row, if you will) over Temple’s proposed boathouse off Kelly Drive is over. Facing blowback from the city and the Philadelphia Parks […]

City Life

Man Drives Car into Schuylkill in Fatal Plunge

NBC 10 reports: Police say the unidentified driver was going eastbound (towards Center City) on Kelly Drive when he cut right in front of another […]

Foobooz

Gavin’s Is Hosting Another Empanada Fest Today

Gavin’s Cafe at 26th and Pine is hosting another Empanada Fest today. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the empanadas will be coming heavy. But […]

Foobooz

Empanada Fest Today at Gavin’s Cafe

Today from 5 to 7 p.m. the attractive Gavn’s Cafe at 26th and Pine is celebrating Argentine Week in Philadelphia. The cafe will be offering […]