Uber, the ride-sharing app company, has been called a “criminal enterprise” by Philadelphia cab drivers. Uber has expanded across the U.S. and in parts of the world, and has become a target for criticism. Uber drivers do not have to follow the same rules and regulations (i.e. fees) that cab drivers and their companies have […]
From the Philly Fed: The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has released the coincident indexes for the 50 states for November 2014. In the past month, the indexes increased in 44 states, decreased in two, and remained stable in four, for a one-month diffusion index of 84. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies have been unsuccessful at finding anyone to take Ryan Howard off their hands, but general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. doesn't sound like he's going to keep the 35-year-old first baseman around much longer. Speaking...Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Eagles take on the Washington Redskins at 4:30 p.m. today. The Eagles will need to win this contest and then hope that the Dallas Cowboys lose to the Indianapolis Colts Sunday for Philly to get the edge on the NFC East...Show More Summary
Philadelphia Inquirer: Uproar over Phila. paramedic's Instagram post
A vandal took to the streets of west Philadelphia overnight to spread anti-police messages in protest of a man’s death earlier this week.
Brandon Tate-Brown, 26, was just trying to make it home in the early morning hours of December 15, when police officers pulled him over for allegedly driving without his headlights in Philadelphia’s Mayfair District.
The Philadelphia Eagles look to salvage their season with a win this weekend over the Washington Redskins. It’s the first regular-season Saturday contest for Philly since a 2011 matchup against Dallas, and the Eagles will need to win...Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said that manufacturing activity remained strong in December. While the composite index dropped fromRead the Rest...
A Philadelphia talk radio host mocked a cancer victim – who happens to also be an enthusiastic Philadelphia Phillies fan – on his show on Tuesday, remarking that her favorite player may not even be on the team next year, and wonder aloud...Show More Summary
A cancer patient who appeared on Ellen attracted the ill-chosen words and attitude of a Philadelphia talk radio host. WPHT AM yapper Chris Stigall took to the flagship station of the Philadelphia Phillies this week to mock Julie Kramer, a young woman battling cancer, after her national appearance onEllen alongside Phillies star second basemanChase Utley. The [...]
HILADELPHIA — Armed with a Kindle Fire tablet, Anna Orso stood just inside the front door of an Irish pub last Monday night welcoming guests to a happy hour in Center City, Philadelphia. She asked the same question to each new person who arrived: Have you signed up for the Billy Penn email newsletter? Nearly 30...
The three violent homophobic assailants charged with beating a gay couple unconscious in an unprovoked gay bashing in Philadelphia on September 11th –Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott, and Philip Williams — appeared Tuesday before Judge Charles Hayden for a preliminary hearing in order to determine if there was enough evidence to proceed to trial on charges of felony assault […]
The three suspects accused in a heinous attack on a gay couple in Philadelphia on September 11 will stand trial on charges of felony assault and conspiracy, among other charges, Philadelphia Magazine reports. As previously reported, the defendants are 26-year-old...
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Philly fans ranged from naughty to nice in greeting Evan Turner in his first trip back to Philadelphia with the Celtics.
The trio of individuals accused in the September 11 assault on a gay couple in City Center, Philadelphia, are in court today for a preliminary hearing. The defendants, 26-year-old Kevin Harrigan, 24-year-old Kathryn Knott, and 24-year-old Philip Williams, are accused...
Via Philly Magazine: The case will be brought before a municipal court judge to determine if there was probable cause to arrest the suspects in September. Attorney for Kevin Harrigan, Josh Scarpello, tells me, “we won’t decide the truth of the matter in that first hearing. Show More Summary
You can’t be serious… Philadelphia Tavern Writes “N-Word” On Customer Receipt A Philadelphia man received his hot wings with a side of racism over the weekend. After stopping by one of his favorite taverns for a quick order, he was