Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who is running in the Democratic primary for mayor, last week issued a statement sharply criticizing Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke for the decision by UIL Holdings to drop its bid to buy Philadelphia Gas Works.
James Mears says he targeted Dollie “Grandma” Evans because she sold crack in the Holmesburg home they shared.
Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.
They’re off at St. Anselm’s
The Roundhouse is moving to West Philadelphia, and it’s not going to be round anymore.
Burholme groups collecting food donations
Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archbishop last week confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.
JEVS Human Services last week honored two individuals and a company with local ties at its 16th annual Strictly Business Awards luncheon, held at the Sheraton hotel in Center City.
City Council President Darrell Clarke likes what he sees happening in growing neighborhoods such as University City, Northern Liberties and Center City.