The Philadelphia Parking Authority announces that Saturday parking downtown is free in December. "For only one car. And the lone victor, bathed in riches, shall serve as a reminder of our generosity and our forgiveness."
Council President Darrell Clarke and Councilwoman María Quinones-Sanchez are taking their much publicized land bank feud to the streets.
Sources have told the City Paper that Clarke's office has been organizing meetings with community leaders across the city, in an attempt to whip up opposition to the current land bank bill backed by Sanchez. Clarke has said that version does not contain enough Council oversight and, reportedly, the thrust of the meetings are to promote a goal of tabling the land bank legislation indefinitely.
Crazy Heart director Scott Cooper finds his follow-up film Out of the Furnace in the neighborhood of Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter: literally, in the case of its central Pennsylvania steel-town setting, but also thematically.
Wartime as a setting does not automatically make a film “meaningful,” something that everyone failed to explain to Sergio Castellitto, whose inexplicable melodrama features more forehead-slapping moments than a screening of Showgirls.
City Council just held hearings and advanced legislation to create a land bank - a long mulled, frequently misunderstood proposal to fold city owned vacant land under a single organization that could...
Don Lemon got right to it in last night's CNN interview with Mayor Michael Nutter.
"Mayor, do you think the Knockout Game is real?"
"I'm not exactly sure what's real or not."
"If we're not sure that...
In a packed Council session yesterday, which drew dozens of land bank supporters, one bill drew chuckles from observers and Council President Darrell Clarke: a ban on employers discriminating against...
Although a Christmas for Ben might sound like a benefit for an underprivileged child, American Sardine Bar (1800 Federal St.) chef Scott Schroeder is telling us that the dinner is in fact a gift to his buddy, Cheu Noodle Bar's Ben Puchowitz.