Specific details are available here (for Shaking Through) and here (for The Walkmen), but we’ll be pulling winners for both tomorrow, so get on it.
Archive for January 9th, 2013
Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29 No disrespect to Sheena Parveen, but that is one good looking forecast.
Philadelphia’s grand 4th of July concert on the Parkway, which last year featured The Roots, Lauryn Hill, Daryl Hall, and only three people shot (thankyouverymuch) will now be on an even grander stage: VH1, the E! of channels that once had a music angle. Adding to the hundreds of thousands of people drawn to the [...]
Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks has the tagline “See how much money people make in every neighborhood in every city in America,” and would you look at that, you can. All you gotta do is type in a city and zoom in enough to click on individual areas (separated into Census Tracts). It’s a whole lot [...]
To celebrate one million dates posted, the dating site HowAboutWe.com crunched its numbers and sorted them out by city. So what are we doing when we date? We’re eating pizza, bowling and playing board games and tennis, and hanging out in zoos and parks. And it’s hard to believe that any of us are getting [...]
First game is on February 23rd. Road trip, anyone?
Huggie The Bandit Sign Artist strikes again. And yea, it is good.
2013 has to be the year where things change. At least, that’s what Inquirer columnist Annette John-Hall thinks. “The story of gun violence, and our efforts to stop it, is not only the story of 2013, it is the moral crisis of our time,” she says, in her column from yesterday. She continues: So why [...]
Oh dear, remember this? It’s back: Event Details: When: Sunday, January, 13th, 3:00PM – 5:00PM Where: Meeting at domino game pieces at plaza near Broad & Arch Streets Have: Clean pair of decent underwear (that you’re wearing) under pants or other removable clothing covering your bottom half. Please no thongs or other barely-there underwear. Optional [...]
According to the Philadelphia Business Journal, “the Bloomberg Philanthropies will give $3.3 million to Philadelphia to offer financial counseling for low-income residents.” In a move that will undoubtedly get Fast Eddie’s attention, the grant will go towards funding a Financial Empowerment Center, much like the ones in New York City, which Mayor Michael Bloomberg said [...]
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Hyperspace Television Clusterfuck: Piers Morgan Vs. Alex Jones Vs. Buzz Bissinger Vs. Sanity And Reason
Alex Jones, if you aren’t aware, is batshit insane. In fact, if you needed to find out just how nuts Alex Jones is as quickly as possible, part one of this video of him on Piers Morgan‘s show will suffice. But, if you needed more info, just check out his little profile on the website [...]
Bart Blatstein‘s Tower Place, the former State Office building, has been unveiled. The building’s $70 million renovation is part of Blatstein’s grand plan to get himself anointed King of North Broad Street, or something like that. The building, which will rent one and two bedroom apartments for $1500/$3000 per month to a “wide demographic of [...]
>>> At the ribbon-cutting for the city’s first new firehouse in fifteen years, Mayor Michael Nutter was heckled by members of the firefighters union. Firefighters shouted, “Why don’t you honor the firefighters’ contract? Respect, respect,” at Nutter, and some other phrases that CBS 3 won’t print because of curse words. CBS continues, “Local 22 spokesman [...]