Opera Philadelphia’s current production, Cold Mountain, is a highly anticipated event — and for good reason.
As part of an ongoing effort to increase government accessibility, Mayor Jim Kenney will expand the #AskKenney Twitter chats across several different mediums, answering Philadelphians’ questions on television, radio and in neighborhood newspapers every month.
Northwood’s Joe Hohenstein last week announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the 177th Legislative District.
Michael A. “Mike” Kowalski, a former representative of the city’s Commerce Department under two mayors and longtime Northeast Philadelphia resident, died on Jan. 22 following a lengthy illness.
Time to correct the record
Executive producer Sam Katz believes viewers will enjoy Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia, which will have a special screening next week at Holy Family University.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia had no problem finding potential buyers when in August 2013 it announced its intention to sell its seven nursing and assisted living homes, including the Immaculate Mary Home in Holme Circle. Some 30 companies reportedly placed initial bids on the properties, with Center Management Group of Flushing, New York, emerging as the successful bidder 19 months ago.
Our Lady of Calvary eighth-grader Ciara Dubeck isn’t merely a rocket scientist anymore. She’s now a software developer and entrepreneur who will attend her first Super Bowl this Sunday.
Need a date? Go Dutch
State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. on Monday announced he’s running for a four-year term at Teamsters Local 107, at 12275 Townsend Road.
Life would have been easier all-around had William Smalls brought a token onto SEPTA’s Route 56 bus last Friday afternoon rather than a blade.
There are multiple levels of erratic behavior. First, there’s the basic kind, and then there’s the kind of weirdness that cost an unidentified man his life on Roosevelt Boulevard on Monday night.
Almost a dozen gunshots were fired and three police allegedly assaulted early last Sunday outside a Bustleton nightclub that neighbors say has been a local nuisance for years.
A Philadelphia corrections officer surrendered to investigators from the District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday to face allegations that she threatened and abused a woman inmate, then filed a false complaint that led to the inmate’s arrest.
A masked gunman held up a Sunoco APlus market in Burholme on Dec. 16 in broad daylight.
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Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
“Olives are passion fruit, you know,” my friend, Barb, confided to me. “I’ll have to remember that,” I replied, chuckling.