Nutter Slams Comment at Firefighter’s Funeral

A memorial service for fallen Philadelphia firefighter Capt. Michael Goodwin took a political turn yesterday as a pastor weighed in on a long-simmering contract battle during the funeral. Goodwin died last weekend fighting a blaze in the city’s Fabric Row section. “I’m being bold,” Rev. Marjorie J. Neal said before urging Mayor Michael Nutter and […]

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Citizens Bank Park: Good Beer Guide

With the Phillies finally getting their home opener underway versus the Royals, tens of thousands of fans thirsty for baseball and all the incredible craft beer on tap at Citizens Bank Park will be heading down to Pattison Avenue. For fans of both, the indecision can be painful: Wander around looking for that prized HopDevil […]

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Mugshots of 2 Charged in Cop Car Thefts Released

Philadelphia police have released the mugshots – along with a slew of charges – for a couple charged with stealing two police cars during a wild chase on Tuesday. According to the statement released by the Philadelphia Police Department: Camden Police stopped a vehicle at Haddon and Federal Streets in Camden, New Jersey. The solo […]

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Philly Cop Who Hit Woman on Tape Acquitted

The clip posted to YouTube sparked national outrage and led to a lauded member of the Philadelphia Police Department’s elite Highway Patrol unit losing his job. And while the since-fired Lt. Jonathan Josey was long ago deemed guilty of abusing his police powers in the court of public opinion, a judge in a Philly courtroom […]

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Philly Celebrates Black History

In Philadelphia, visitors and residents can see first-hand the slave quarters that were attached to George Washington’s presidential home along Market Street. It’s a dark part of our past, an artifact of history that provides for somber reflection for passers-by and tourists alike. But Philadelphia is also where Barack Obama made his momentous speech on […]

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5 Good Craft Beer Bars in Philly

By Cassie Helper, Examiner.com When a foodie morphs into being a self-proclaimed beer nerd, it is a glorious, whole new world with tastes galore. Gone are the days of drinking Natty Ice just because it’s cheap and provides a buzz. These days everybody from college students to corporate crews to refined hipsters want to actually […]

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