PhillyClout Archive: April, 2010

Flash Mob Proposal Spooks City

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In other cities, the phrase “flash mob” can mean something amazing, like a giant dance routine or pillow fight. Not so in Philadelphia... Read more

What's Your Take On the Budget?

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If you read PhillyClout much, you already know that the city is facing a budget deficit of up to $150 million. And, as we reported today, Mayor... Read more

Election 2010: Brady Challenger Loses Ballot Appeal

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Pia Varma, the tea party touting political novice who hoped to challenge U.S. Rep. Bob Brady in the November general election, lost a bid this... Read more

Local Tax Amnesty On Way

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Have any unpaid tax bills lying around? Starting Monday, the city will be running an amnesty program for those who owe the city back taxes... Read more

On This Day In...1988

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Another story from the vault. Did you know there was once talk of Eastern State Penitentiary into a mall? Check it out: PHILADELPHIA DAILY... Read more

Friday -- DN Has a New Publisher

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Did Albert Einstein Medical Center halt a life-saving kidney transplant? Meet the new publisher of the Daily News and Inquirer. Clout reports... Read more

Wynn Will Bid For Foxwoods License If It Is Revoked

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Steve Wynn, the casino developer who jilted the group of local investors behind the floundering Foxwoods casino in South Philly three weeks... Read more

Council Debates Killing Soda Tax Legislation

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The budget debate is getting hairy up in Council today. Council this morning debated a call from Councilman Brian O’Neill to discharge... Read more