So, what happened was... Archive: July, 2011

Yo, PPA - Isn't the permit good enough?

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James Owens lives on the 1800 block of E. Tioga St., and he has a residential-parking permit that allows him to park for as long as he wants... Read more

Vanita Makes Us Proud

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A Texas-sized cheer to chess whiz Vanita Young, who just nabbed herself a $40,000 scholarship to Texas Tech University, following her brilliant... Read more

A Stub Grows on S. 16th St.

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Lest the Philadelphia Parking Authority think my latest column about the agency proves an anti-PPA bias (I am not anti-PPA; I am against unreasonable... Read more

Tit for Tat at the Arrow Swim Club?

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I feel so bad for the neighbors of The Arrow Swim Club in Northern liberties, whose trash I wrote about last month, and whose noise I chronicled... Read more

Hate the PPA? Tell me why

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We've all heard - or told - horror stories about the Philadelphia Parking Authority's inexplicably gleeful abuse of power. But the tale I'll... Read more