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Joseph Batory: Time to Abolish State Control of Philadelphia's Schools

Joseph Batory, former superintendent of public schools in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, says it is time to abolish the School Reform Commission that has governed Philadelphia’s public schools since 2001. 615 more words

Education Reform

Best Gelato in THE WORLD is in Philly?!

If you’re from the 215 you’ve already been to Capogiro one, two, three…dozen times in your life. And their gelato is good, don’t get me wrong. 346 more words

Food

New Ways To See Philly From Up High And Down Low

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost make you forget about cheesesteaks, Rocky and that whole American Revolution thing. 856 more words

Local

Live Nation ~~ Local Scene Takeover

This week live music conglomerate Live Nation released their first quarter stats, up $1.2 billion in revenue but still incurring an overall $33 million in operating losses.   746 more words

Music

Police Investigating After Man's Body Found Behind Home In Holmesburg

By Dan Wing

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police are investigating after a man’s body was found Wednesday morning.

Police say the unidentified man, who was only wearing underwear, is believed to be in his 30s. 50 more words

News

2016 Broad Street Run recap

Just thought I’d take the time to write a recap of my Broad Street Run experience this past Sunday, May 1.

Despite a cold, soaking rain, I managed to complete the 10-mile trek down Philadelphia’s famed Broad Street in… 889 more words

Brian Kelley