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Party Time: Reading Terminal Market’s ScrappleFest Is This Weekend

UPDATE: ScrappleFest has been canceled. This Saturday, January 23rd, scrapple lovers will unite at Reading Terminal Market to celebrate their favorite Pennsylvania Dutch breakfast food. Starting at […]

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City Life

In Philly to Cover Pope Francis, Foreign Journalists Encounter Scrapple

Aside from alcohol, there are two things, above all, that journalists, as a species, enjoy: sleeping in and free food. It was hard to imagine […]

Foobooz

This Weekend: Scrapplefest At Reading Terminal Market

Pork roll has its place, but Pennsylvania is for scrapple lovers. The state is even in the shape of it! So celebrate your love for […]

City Life

After Building Collapse, What to Know About Hiring Contractors

A building collapses in Center City Philadelphia and six people are killed. It turns out that the demolition being done at an adjacent site was […]

City Life

Don’t Blame Philly for Being So Small-Business Unfriendly

I must apologize to the City of Philadelphia. Just this week, a new survey put Philadelphia #27 out of 30 cities as “friendly” for small-business […]

City Life

9 Totally Ridiculous Personal Questions Your Employer Might Ask You One Day

Are you an employee? Is it 2013? Then welcome to the new reality! Because it’s a great time to be an employer. Those in the […]

City Life

10 Mysteries About Girls Gone Wild Declaring Bankruptcy

A wild and mysterious thing happened last week: The company that owns Girls Gone Wild, and all its related brands, went bankrupt.

City Life

11 Questions to Ask Employees Who Want to “Work From Home”

Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo! made big news last week when, in an internal memo, she told her employees that they must now come […]

City Life

Successful Businesses Don’t Close for President’s Day

I love writing for the Philly Post, but I feel obligated to point this out: Businesses don’t shut for President’s Day—at least businesses that plan […]

City Life

Can Our Local Banks Improve?

A few months ago, I called my big, national bank and asked to do what I thought would be a simple thing: a wire transfer. […]

City Life

Survey: Fewer Than 1 in 4 Philly Businesses Looking to Hire in 2013

A group of about 50 small-business people gathered in Center City last week for a “think tank” session sponsored by Dell Computer. I was hired […]

City Life

Employers Should Be Allowed to Ask Women Job Candidates: “Do You Plan to Get Pregnant?”

It’s 2013 and you know what? It still sucks to be a woman in the workplace. And if you want to be CEO of a […]

City Life

Can Manufacturing Make a Comeback in Philadelphia?

Just last week, Mayor Nutter created a 25-person task force for the purpose of finding ways to bring manufacturers (back) to the Philadelphia region. I’m […]

City Life

Fiscal Cliff Deal Helps These 9 Businesses in Philly

While this week’s “fiscal cliff” agreement may have saved us from recession, many in the business community are unhappy with the prospect of increased taxes […]

City Life

The 7 Worst Philly Business Stories of 2012

Make no mistake, there have been many great business developments in the city and region this year. Among them are the Mayor’s Jump Start Philadelphia […]