Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.
In the beginning, he decided to name his group simply Gary and The Playboys. That’s because Gary Lewis, son of the comic and actor Jerry Lewis, didn’t want to ride on his father’s famous coattails.
Perhaps the late Frank Zappa best described the relationship between international football and beer: “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”
Glen Foerd regatta set for June 17
The days leading up to Feb. 16 were business as usual for Vince Capizzi and the Archbishop Ryan softball program.
LuAnn Cahn, award-winning television journalist, author and breast cancer survivor, will deliver the keynote speech at the 66th annual Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. The event will be held from June 6 to 8 at the Wyndham Hotel, Fourth and Arch streets.
An unidentified sex predator linked to two prior attacks in Mayfair seems to be expanding his territory and growing more violent, a Philadelphia police investigator said on Friday in the aftermath of a third brutal assault within 33 days.
Red needs a happy home
From cheesesteaks to Tastykakes, Stephen Starr to Marc Vetri, the Reading Terminal to the Italian Market, Philly food gets a decent amount of attention. But one area of the city that has been virtually written off deserves recognition for its impressive lineup of hidden gems.