So, what happened was... Archive: November, 2008

A Lousy Cup of Coffee

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Well, it's Black Friday. Specialty retailers will employ whatever marketing gimmicks they can to get us to buy their holiday junk with our... Read more

A Wistful Thanksgiving

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This time last year, I was prancing down Market St., dressed as a clown, happily taking part with my family in the city's annual Thanksgiving... Read more

A Year Later, No Answers

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And now, for Marie Clarke, allow me to reprint here the column I wrote this time last year about her son, Antonio Quintin Clarke - known as... Read more

An Early Christmas Gift

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Last week, I blogged about reader Kevin Towey's complaint that Philly cabs still tacked a 50-cent gas surcharge onto each cab fare, despite... Read more

I Wish I'd Written This

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My column today about the importance of saving our city's libraries evoked passionate response from readers about what makes a place a real... Read more

What goes up must come down

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The plus side to our dismal economy is that gas prices are plunging as quickly as they once skyrocketed. So here's my question: When will... Read more

Was she a bitch after all?

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So maybe Liza was more of a bitch than her owner let on to me? Liza, for those who didn't catch my column about her last week, is the mixed-beagle... Read more

It's Wedding Payback Time

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When Vicki Bellofiore read my column about Vince and Nancy Clark being royally screwed by their wedding photographer, her great big heart dropped... Read more