The Ramada Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard is home to one of the city’s top-rated comedy clubs, but when the police department’s City Wide Vice Unit shows up at the hotel, it’s no laughing matter.
It all began for Jeannot Painchaud in 1984 when he left his small island home in Canada to see the Tall Ships in Quebec City.
As a member of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, Handles Franklin has visited 74 countries and counting.
Community complaints led to a police raid on a Far Northeast massage parlor that was being operated as a house of prostitution, police said last Thursday.
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In loving memory: The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush held a dance festival benefitting a college fund named in memory of Jackie Park, a Rush graduate who was fatally struck by a car in 2012. The dance festival featured works choreographed solely by students. They wrote scripts for a few short monologues that were intertwined with dance performances. Some types of dances included ballet, hip-hop, modern and jazz. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Viewers of the first Anchorman movie understand why Ron Burgundy is “kind of a big deal.”
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Undercover police arrested a 17-year-old girl and her alleged pimp during a prostitution sting at a Northeast Philadelphia motel on Thursday.