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NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Chenevert

SEPTA plans late-night locomotion

Conrad Benner’s Change.org petition, entitled “Run the Market-Frankford El and Broad Street Line Subway 24/7,” is almost to 2,600 signatures. The web signature-collecting site allows for comments, and they’re all pretty similar: The Night Owl buses aren’t good enough, it’s not safe waiting for them, and anyone waiting late at night, either after socializing or working, is a target.

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Posted Apr. 24, 2014 | Comments: 1

NEWS > NEWS BRIEFS

By Bill Gelman

Seeking standout student nominations

Pupils have been hard at work all year, and it’s time for some well-deserved recognition.

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Posted Apr. 21, 2014 | Comments: 1

FOOD & DRINK > RESTAURANT REVIEWS

By Phyllis Stein-Novack

Russet

A recent visit to Moore Brothers to purchase wine prompted me to think about reviewing a BYOB. Wine markups are horrendously expensive in many fine dining establishments. After looking through my columns, I realized I had never reviewed Russet.

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Posted Apr. 24, 2014 | Comments: 2

Only Lovers Left Alive

Post-“Twilight,” savvy auteurs have been gradually reclaiming the vampire flick from its longstanding YA decline, making bloodsuckers into elegant badasses instead of mere objects for teenage desire. The shift was seen last year in “Kiss of the Damned” and “Byzantium,” and it hits a hard-to-top pinnacle with “Only Lovers Left Alive,” a gorgeously literate, rocker-vamp romance from Jim Jarmusch.

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Posted Apr. 24, 2014 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

Killing him softly

A sports radio talk show host recently told a caller, “Don’t feel sorry for DeSean Jackson.” Jackson was a star player for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was released by the team amidst rumors of off-the-field activities after a story appeared on NJ.com.

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Posted Apr. 24, 2014 | Comments: 1

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    “I think they will do well. They will get past the Rangers but not sure about all the way to the Stanley Cup [Finals].”...

  • Around South Philly 4-24-2014...

    Valley Green Bank, 1536 S. Broad St., launched its Free Lunch initiative April 17 at Dante & Luigi’s, 762 S. 10th St....

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  • Horoscopes 4-24-2014...
    By Mystic Terry

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