>>> The Awesome Fest guys start up their weekly summer screenings at Liberty Lands tonight — an entire season’s worth of ’80s movies that shakes out like so: June 28th – The Blues Brothers (1980) July 5th – Stripes (1981) July 12th – The Road Warrior (1982) July 19th – National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) July [...]
Archive for June 28th, 2012
Well, it seems like the plan worked: According to Bloomberg, the Philadelphia Orchestra has won court permission to exit bankruptcy (Yay!), after cutting musicians’ salaries and benefits by about $4 million a year (Oof!). You can read more information over here. Previously: Recommended Listening: All Things Considered Visits Philadelphia Orchestra In China
You know, it may not be the safest place to settle down for 4+ years, but the costs sure aren’t rising. According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, tuition for undergraduates at Temple University next year will not be raised. In addition, the school will offer $8 million more in financial aid for students for the [...]
With this morning’s landmark decision by the Supreme Court on so-called “Obamacare,” many may be wondering what our own Governor Tom Corbett thinks of this. The answer? He is forgainst it. According to the Daily News‘ Philly Clout, Corbett has both spoken against the healthcare plan and pledged to, “implement the legislation wisely, adding that [...]
Why? Because one of the show’s producers just bought a sweeeeeeeet pad in New Hope.
2012 Liberty Medal Recipient To Be Announced Next Week, And We Hope It’s Not Gonna Be Someone Annoying AgainThursday, June 28th, 2012
Oh, Liberty Medal. Year in, year out, and so much squandered potential. Just look at this list of compromised, WTF “winners.” It’s crazy to think that it’s been nearly a decade since they gave this thing to someone who didn’t provoke an initial reaction of “Really?” And what have we got to show for it? [...]
No location listed yet, but mark August 4th for a Philly date and keep an eye on this site for Piazza dread.
>>> As Wawa Welcome America gets underway, it’s a good time to ask: How much does Wawa love you, Philadelphia? So much that it moved all Wawa stabbings to Cinnaminson, NJ for the week. Turns out, the suspect was someone who has not yet been welcomed to America. [PhillyBurbs] >>> And perhaps anticipating that it’s [...]
Hmmm. We wonder whose Facebook photos Victor Fiorillo stole and published out of context this time.
Do you remember Jocelyn Kirsch? Sure you do. Along with her partner Edward Anderton, she was the fairer half of the fraudly-scammin’ duo known here in the oughties as “Bonnie and Clyde.” Together, they were a shared civic obsession. Today, after having done federal time for the crimes that captured the public imagination here in [...]
Seen at the intersection of Larry St & Greenway Ave., SW Phila (again!!) We support this dumpster’s message and cause: As far as we’re concerned, unless otherwise noted, all assholes are for private use only. Seeing something around town of note? Cameraphone it to: tips[at]philebrity[dot]com.
This flier, currently being circulated in promotion of an event scheduled for this weekend at Club Aura, angers both neighbors and those who respect standard English grammar. Regarding our piece last week on Club Aura, the scofflaw NoLibs nightspot that is increasingly drawing the ire of both neighbors and various city agencies, we have some [...]