• Four months of misery

    On Monday, the Philadelphia Police Department issued the image of Chassity E. Harris, whom they say nobody has seen at her residence on the 1700 block of South Napa Street since on or about February 8.

  • Neumann-Goretti’s Townsend shy yet spry

    Sydni Townsend loves to craft fantasy, sci-fi, and fan fiction pieces, believing that writing helps her to explore the depth of her creative potential.

  • Tenaglia voicing his opinion

    Over his 53-year, rarely-a-dull-moment life, John Tenaglia has nourished lasting love for opera and wife Joan. Eager to sing the praises of each amazing influence, he will pull double duty Saturday through “Tutto Verismo,” a gala concert through which he will laud Italian masters and perform with his pride of nearly 29 years.

  • A sugary sweet soda tax

    We’re reaching a fever pitch of intrigue surrounding a proposed Soda and Sweetened Beverages Tax, a creation courtesy of Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration, which hopes to collect $0.03 per ounce on sodas and sweet drinks in Philadelphia.

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What’s your reaction to the American Fitness Index’s ranking of Philadelphia?

American Fitness Index’s ranking of Philadelphia as the 24th fittest big city in America

“I’m a little surprised we’re that low. People are putting in great efforts to make healthy choices, so maybe these other cities have just had more practice, so to speak.”


Voila to these victuals!

Beginning at 5:30 tonight, Bistrot La Minette, 623 S. Sixth St., will offer Dinner in Languedoc-Roussillon.


A vacant feel

I went to Popi’s Italian Restaurant for an event last week, and it was so nice to be with friends that I haven’t seen for years while listening to some great music and dancing.


Tails of misfortune

Cargo theft occurred at E. Frank Hopkins Seafood, 3120 S. Third St., Sunday.


Summer’s Coming! We swear.

It might not feel as if summer’s around the corner, but PHS and DRWC have been preparing a deluge of seasonal fun for you.

Two of the leaders of Philadelphia’s summery programming goodness are getting ready to provide the masses with spaces and places to gather, have a drink, rollerskate, eat, and convene outdoors. That’s right, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is back with its pair of pop-ups.


A sugary sweet soda tax

Mayor Jim Kenney has introduced a tax that would fund Pre-K, rec centers and libraries, but are Philadelphians buying it?

We’re reaching a fever pitch of intrigue surrounding a proposed Soda and Sweetened Beverages Tax, a creation courtesy of Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration, which hopes to collect $0.03 per ounce on sodas and sweet drinks in Philadelphia.


Steak-ing their claim

Authorities are after the depicted individual and two accomplices in the beating of a man in Queen Village.


Sports briefs 5-26-2016

In his sixth year as host, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz helped Philadelphia Futures, which also inducted him into its Hall of Fame, to raise $160,000 through May 18’s Get in the Game celebration at South Bowl, 19 E. Oregon Ave. Photo Provided by Philadelphia Futures


Spill the news

Pound for pound, methane is 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide for trapping greenhouse gases. In 2014, the gas and oil industry leaked nine million metric tons of methane pollution into the air.


Spaccone

Uncle Nunzi reached in the refrigerator for some of Vito’s homemade wine. He really doesn’t like Vito because he constantly cheats at cards and brags a lot. But good wine is good wine, so he is willing to overlook his friend’s failings.

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Tails of misfortune

Cargo theft occurred at E. Frank Hopkins Seafood, 3120 S. Third St., Sunday.

Latest Opinion

What’s your reaction to the American Fitness Index’s ranking of Philadelphia?

American Fitness Index’s ranking of Philadelphia as the 24th fittest big city in America

“I’m a little surprised we’re that low. People are putting in great efforts to make healthy choices, so maybe these other cities have just had more practice, so to speak.”