It seems like filmmakers and studios are increasingly turning toward the young adult novel genre, known as YA, in hopes of finding the next big blockbuster movie series. The movies already have a built-in audience — the tween and teenage girl fans of the books are sure to head to theaters in droves, right?
The foursome you’ve known and loved for years — Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel — come to life again at the Merriam Theater Dec. 26-29.
Retired science teacher Marilyn Krupnik has a good idea what she wants done with scores of paintings that were removed from the Wilson Middle School in 2003 and 2004 and put into storage.
An “interactive” fence is part of an initiative to bring new life to East Girard Avenue in Fishtown.
A Port Richmond police detective turned his anguish over his lost son into a way of supporting other greiving parents.
Philadelphia's own La Colombe is planning to open a flagship cafe on Frankford Avenue, and has received zoning approval as well as support from neighbors.
Philadelphia Police Detective Martin Connors, 48, never thought he would believe the words of grief counselor Mickey Hirsch: Connors would eventually help other grieving parents whose children had died.
HOLY REDEEMER VILLAGE Sept. 16 to 20. Pine Dude Ranch. $384 per person, double occupancy or $484 single, includes bus, meals, cocktail party, entertainment and more. 215-947-3542.
MAKIN’ MEMORIES WITH KAYE & MATERNITY BVM SENIORS Sept. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, Lancaster. $92, includes “Menopause, the Musical.” 215-342-5038.