In hard times, art is often the first thing to go.
The pride of the Far Northeast, Chris Ferguson, is going back into space on Friday, and folks everywhere, from his hometown in Northeast Philly to Walla Walla, Wash., should wish commander Ferguson and his co-astronauts well on their 12-day mission in the great blue yonder.
More red tape from the city
Summer officially started at 1:16 Tuesday afternoon. For the average working stiff in Philadelphia — you know, the guy who pays the bloated salaries of the 17 members of City Council — he’s looking forward to a summer vacation of a week at The Shore, two weeks, if he’s lucky.
Thank you, Madam Officer