Archive for December 18th, 2012

Less Than 24 Hours Left To Vote In The #philebrityawards ! The Big Event Is On Wednesday Night!

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

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This Evening: On Awards Eve

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

>>> Free drinks and free tunes will be in abundance at Art in the Age, as The Silver Ages and John Wesley Harding play an in-store show, while free cocktails made with AITA spirits flow. The whole thing starts at 6PM. >>> On the other side of things, the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra performs their […]

Rumblings: Gettin’ Cuffed Up

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

>>> Jonathan Josey, the sexy-single who cold-cocked a woman at this year’s Puerto Rican Day Parade, will stand trial for an assault charge in February. For his part, Josey wants his job as a police officer back. [CBS News] >>> Eric Early, 16, was arrested in connection with the shooting of a Chicago Bulls fan […]

Mayor Nutter Announces The Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative, Who Will Try To Clear Up That Whole Outdoor Feeding Thing

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Remember when the Mayor didn’t want anyone feeding homeless people outside? That was weird. And when the public feeding ban was … well … banned, Nutter had two options. He could double down on the ban and try to stick to it, or he could take the judge’s ruling and try to work with people […]

Casino Plans Will Be Presented To The Public In February

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

First there was Blastein. Then there was Wynn. And then, there were somehow four others. But the public will have their day to hear the plans for each casino proposal submitted to the city by the appropriate deadline. According to CBS 3, “The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has scheduled a series of public events as […]

Holiday Jams: Ben Cady, “Christmas Morning”

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

For the second year in a row, Ben Cady has sent along a short, sweet, and snappy original Christmas tune. “Christmas Morning” is a barely two-minute ode to the sleepless Christmas Eve nights of your youth, and the excitement that filled the air. So why not listen to this jam and get in the spirit, […]

Philadelphia Public Interest Information Network Continues The Same Great Work, Gets Much Shorter Name

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

The Philadelphia Public Interest Information Network (or PPIIN, which is not the most friendly acronym) was created when Neil Budde was hired by Temple’s Center for Public Interest Journalism. Budde was hired to head “a collaborative organization intended to help increase the amount and quality of news and information in the Greater Philadelphia region.” And […]

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Good Old War At The TLA On Thursday Night!

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Local folk-poppers Good Old War are wrapping up a pretty successful year. After releasing Come Back As Rain earlier this year to solid reviews, the band has been touring around the U.S. and Canada consistently. But, they finished all of that a little bit ago, and could have had themselves a nice little end of […]

Led By Nutter, U.S. Conference Of Mayors Urge Gun Control Action Immediately

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Spurred on by Friday’s school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, the U.S. Conference of Mayors — which currently boasts our own Michael Nutter as its president — has issued an open letter to both President Obama and Congress, calling for the same thing it’s been calling for ‘lo the last four decades: Tighter gun control […]

Must-Have Xmas Gift This Year Is Unlikely, Horrible, Awesome Card Game

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

We couldn’t help but noticing in our various Christmas shopping and wish-listing that the one of the most in-demand and hard-to-find gifts this year might be the most unlikely Tickle Me Elmo or Cabbage Patch Kid ever: The delightfully mean Cards Against Humanity. Perhaps best described as Apples To Apples on a mean gin drunk, […]

This Moment In Self-Defeating Philly Rappers: Judge Says Meek Mill Can’t Tour

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

ATV-loving hip-hop Next Big Thing Meek Mill is coming off of a great year for sure, but like they say in Magnolia, while we may be through with the past, the past is not yet through with us. And as it happens, though stardom and crossover seems to beckon him at the moment, the Philly […]

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012