Heard in the Hall Archive: October, 2011

City Hall courtyard liberated

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For the first time since Occupy Philadelphia began its protest nearly four weeks ago, Philadelphia police have restored public access to the... Read more

A fuller appreciation of Rob Stuart

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A fuller appreciation of Rob Stuart. If you've used Schuylkill River Park, you have him and his wife Sarah to thank: http://bit.ly/tE9rVF Click... Read more

Philadelphia loses someone who worked to make the city better

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Rob Stuart, whose efforts to transform Philadelphia ranged from encouraging the use of Schuylkill River Park to bringing pedicabs here, died... Read more

Rendell endorses Republican Al Schmidt for city commissioner

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Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city commissioner and the leader of an insurgent group challenging the city's Republican Party hierarchy... Read more

Everything really is all Obama's fault

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Sometimes, you get the biggest laugh when you poke fun at yourself. Heard in the Hall was highly amused when Matthew Wolfe, a West Philadelphia... Read more

Now McColgan says "No thanks" to city car and pension

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To many voters, city cars represent the epitome of political entitlement. After all, how many employees get cars paid for by an employer? Joseph... Read more

McColgan says Oops!

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On two new billboards, at-large Republican City Council candidate Joseph McColgan says the Inquirer and Daily News endorsed him. That was true... Read more

Kenney and Nutter - together again!

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They’d lost that loving feeling. They wanted to get it back, so they had dinner Monday at that hideaway for politicos, The Palm, to work... Read more