Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Bam Margera knocked out by Icelandic rappers in scuffle at Secret Solstice Festival

Monday, June 22, 2015, 1:17 PM
West Chester’s Bam Margera was reportedly attacked by a group of Icelandic rappers this weekend at Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival. Margera was attending the festival when, according to local media, he began to harass female security guards when attempting to enter a production area. That... Read more

Philly AIDS Thrift to launch in-store HIV testing for National HIV Testing Day

Monday, June 22, 2015, 12:35 PM
Philly AIDS Thrift, the off-South Street nonprofit thrift shop famous for its philanthropic tendencies and kitschy garb, will soon feature Philly’s first in-store HIV testing center. Dubbed the Philly AIDS Thrift HIV Testing Center, Philly AIDS Thrift hopes to open its testing center this Saturday... Read more

Eagles’ Jason Kelce visits Philly middle school following social media campaign

Monday, June 22, 2015, 11:31 AM
A group of sixth graders at John B. Stetson Charter School here in Philly earned the surprise of a lifetime following a longshot social media campaign targeted at Eagles center Jason Kelce: a class visit. Science teacher Kelsey Schwarzenbach assigned a trio of students a “six degrees of separation... Read more

Taylor Swift writes open letter to Apple Music bosses

Sunday, June 21, 2015, 1:05 PM
Taylor Swift has written an open letter to Apple Music bosses explaining why she is withholding her album 1989 from their service, telling them "it is unfair to ask anyone to work for nothing." The "22" hitmaker removed her back catalog from streaming service Spotify last year because she only wanted... Read more

Firefly festival shut down Saturday due to severe weather

Sunday, June 21, 2015, 9:00 AM
Firefly music festival was shut down prematurely last night because of inclement weather. At 9:51 p.m., about 10-minutes after the festival’s Saturday headliner Kings of Leon were supposed to go on, the Firefly Twitter account @LiveatFirefly tweeted for festival goers to clear the grounds, The... Read more

Squirrel thrills at Phillies game

Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:34 AM
A squirrel provided a welcome distraction during the Phillies game Friday night. Relive the excitement with these social media samplings: Squirrel! http://t.co/XIxcYoBUA0 pic.twitter.com/1wDGQC9ek1 — MLB (@MLB) June 20, 2015 Finally something exciting happening at a #Phillies game. #Squirrel... Read more

Marijuana activist NA Poe takes on New Jersey’s medical marijuana laws by joining #TuffysFight

Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:26 PM
Marijuana activist Nikki Allen Poe’s #SmokeDownPhilly video series continued this week, this time highlighting the deficient New Jersey medical marijuana program through the story of 8-year-old Camden resident Tatyana “Tuffy” Rivera. At 10 months old, Tuffy was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut... Read more

Local man to run Tour de France dressed as gigantic water bottle

Friday, June 19, 2015, 12:51 PM
With the legendary Tour de France's July 4 kickoff fast approaching, you may be excited just to watch some of the world’s best cyclists do their thing. But one Philly guy is psyched to be participating himself. Even if it is on foot while dressed as a giant water bottle. “It’s very... Read more
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