Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Philly repped hard at the BET Awards; Temple student won a car

Monday, June 29, 2015, 3:48 PM
Philly repped hard on and off the stage on last night's BET Awards. “Four a.m on the north side of Philly!” North Philly native Meek Mill rapped as he overlooked the audience during his performance of “Monster.” And can I just say, OMEEKA is cute. A photo... Read more

Philly street photographer XST highlighted in beautiful video series

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:43 PM
Shawn Theodore, better known on Instagram as XST (pronounced “Exist”), is currently an on-the-rise Philadelphia creative – as if he wasn't already. His street portraits have garnered much attention due to their unique, high-contrast composition of subject and color. “Scattered... Read more

Rainbow crosswalks come to Philadelphia

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 1:41 PM
“Who said they could paint my street?” exclaimed an enthralled little girl walking across 13th Street at Locust. She was reacting to the brand-new rainbow crosswalks in support of the city’s LGBT community. In late March Philly Pride Presents announced the crosswalks would be coming... Read more

Technical difficulties, weak story make the Marvel Experience an underwhelming one

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 11:39 AM
After delaying its debut by several days to deal with “technical enhancements,” the Marvel Experience finally opened Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field. Though, given the show-hampering glitches that still remain, perhaps they should have taken the whole week. Billed as “the world’s... Read more

I used Tinder at Firefly Music Festival — this is what happened

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 2:27 PM
Tinder is exhausting. There’s the swiping. There’s the examining of profiles, pictures, wading through the swarms of inflated egos, and delusions of grandeur that one might have an inoffensive sense of humor. There’s the actual conversing with people via text. There’s the realization... Read more

Watch: Drexel Hill girl wows Heidi Klum on 'America's Got Talent'

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 11:29 AM
Drexel Hill tween Arielle Baril wowed on last night's America's Got Talent singing Puccini's "O Mio Babbino Caro." The 11-year-old Baril said her brother trained her to sing at a young age. She's quite poised for 11, and her voice is incredible. Judge Heidi Klum vibed with Baril early, ultimately... Read more

Don Lemon shows N-word on CNN; Internet mocks him mercilessly

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 1:20 PM
Don Lemon, the 49-year-old CNN anchor known for ruffling just about everyone’s feathers, didn’t disappoint on Monday night when he managed to make himself the focal point in a very important discussion about race and history in America. Following a day of national discussion over the presence... Read more

Mo'ne Davis drafted to the Harlem Globetrotters

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:23 AM
She may be on a social media fast while taking a nearly month-long civil-rights themed journey with her team, the Anderson Monarchs, but the Mo’ne Davis effect is still in motion. On Tuesday, June 23, a day before Davis’ 14th birthday, the Harlem Globetrotters announced Philadelphia’s... Read more

Kawaii Kitty Cafe looks to become Philly’s first cat cafe this winter

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 10:03 AM
It’s been less than a year since America’s first “cat cafe” opened in California, but already the trend is making its way to Philly. And if Kristin Eissler has her way, it’ll be here completely by December. Philadelphia Business Journal recently caught up with Eissler... Read more

Bill Cosby's lawyers claim 'self defense' in defamation lawsuit

Monday, June 22, 2015, 8:00 PM
Actor Bill Cosby's lawyers are insisting the comedian acted in "self defense" when he publicly addressed sexual assault allegations made against him. Tamara Green, Therese Serignese and Linda Traitz hit Cosby with a lawsuit for defamation, claiming the comic and his legal team had defamed them by... Read more
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