March 9-15, 2006
naked cityRunning Numbers
3 Number of awards garnered by City Paper in 2005 for the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists' Excellence in Journalism Program. The deadline for this year's entries is March 15. Keep your fingers crossed for Running Numbers in the new category, "Timely digit-related slapstick tidbits."
7 Number of years stipulated in the contract Terrell Owens signed with the Eagles March 16, 2004. After dealing with McNabb's one-hoppers, Owens is probably plenty familiar with the concept of completing two of seven.
11 Rank of Philadelphia in the recently released list of tornado-prone cities for the month of March, as compiled by VorTek's Site Assessment of Tornado Threat software. *Shrug*
40 Age former Eagles' QB Rodney Peete will turn on March 16, which is apparently a cosmic day denoting eventual Eagles-related debacles.
46 Number of sold-out concerts Billy Joel will have performed in Philadelphia after he plays the last three of his five tour dates at the Wachovia Center March 13, 20 and 30.