PhillyDeals Archive: February, 2012

Kenney: Probe lawyers, advisers, bankers on Phila finances

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Philadelphia City Council veteran James F. Kenney, D-At Large, wants "to hold public hearings investigating the use of qualified interest rate... Read more

Philly investors sell Central Parking

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Two Philadelphia buyout funds that manage money for state retirees, and their investment partners, are selling a company that runs 45 Philadelphia-area... Read more

Chain to hire 300, open 8 South Jersey groceries

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North Carolina-based Bottom Dollar Food says it's going to hire 300 for 8 new stores in South Jersey. Stores will open: in the 2700 block of... Read more

Sunoco's new strategy: Serve beer, not diesel

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Philadelphia ex-oil-refinining-giant Sunoco's decision to shut its Eagle Point, Marcus Hook and (probably) South Philly refineries will leave... Read more

Letter from Nigeria: Hey Philly, I'll buy your oil refineries!

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Email of the Week: Dear Joseph N. Destefano (sic), Good Morning to you. I have been reading some of your articles on Philly[.com] and I appreciate... Read more

McMansions may be gone, but Orleans is back

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Orleans Homebuilders Inc. is back from bankruptcy, with veterans of the long suburban home-building boom replacing the three generations of... Read more

Ad trackers rejoice: US Web privacy policy = no change

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Professional Web advertisers who track the sites you visit in hopes of selling you stuff were reassured, not scared, by the Obama administration's... Read more

Skanska to build Franklin Institute addition

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The Franklin Institute has hired Sweden-based construction giant Skanska's suburban Philadelphia office to build the planned 53,000 sq ft,... Read more