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Forget that Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is expected to miss next season due to a bone in his right foot being broken - again. If you go to a game, you'll at least find a new player at the food concession: Lee's Hoagie House.
Weather disappointments inspired a prediction app of his own.
How many times have you cursed the weather as it spoiled a vacation, wedding, or freshly waxed car?
Alex and Eirini Kalafatides had just spent nearly two hours explaining the allure of doormats - aesthetically and as a business investment - when awkwardness struck.
It is in the truest sense a family recipe, baked from ingredients of time, trial, and togetherness. Four generations. One business. One location.
Two "less-than-Prince Charmings" made a kit to get you off the couch.
The mission statement of KrazyVibes L.L.C. sets three goals: Create a better life experience; inspire love and caring for all things; and make a positive difference in everyone's life.
Upside Down Classroom, Las Vegas. With working laptops on all desks, ESG placed a portion of a classroom upside down and hung it over a booth for an education trade show. The message: that its client saw the classroom from a different point of view.
ESG helps its clients leave lasting impressions.
Remember when the business conference and other manner of corporate gathering were going to be supplanted by virtual experiences such as the webinar? It was post-Sept. 11, when the public was skittish about travel and the economy had gone into a slide, forcing companies to scale back on events spending.
April Nett, 27, co-owner with Elysa DiMauro of Menagerie Coffee on Third Street, wasn't born when Ruth Isaac opened Old City Coffee in 1985. Now, part of the industry's "third wave," Nett competes with Isaac.
As a coffee devotee, I was eager to write about the 30-year survival strategy of Philadelphia stalwart Old City Coffee.
When Shawn Blackburn started writing computer code as an eighth grader in Minnesota, his goal was to create a hockey game, which he never finished.
The Street: The U.S. Justice Department may not want to hear it but a leading airline analyst said American Airlines utilizes a pricing strategy that keeps fares low throughout the industry. The strategy, which offers "Advantage Fares," involves American sharply undercutting competitors' non-stop fares with deeply discounted connecting fares.
The Gap is in the fight of its life. You remember that TV commercial jingle that entered the American consciousness in the 1970s, right?
With some help from local drinkers and increasingly friendly beer laws, the following 10 cities have seen their craft beer cultures explode within the last year. Craft brewers could hoard their newfound riches, but they're quickly discovering that their success, like their beer, is best shared with friends:
One in an occasional series Brian Martin, 33, almost gave up on being a bricklayer during the recession. He loved the work but couldn't get any, so he joined the vast army of construction workers rendered jobless by the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government describes as a way to protect social decency.
LONDON (AP) - A British jury has found a former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of being the ringmaster in the manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. factories were a little less busy last month.
The Street: Non-traditional credit scoring just may be your savior as growing numbers of lenders increasingly use information that had always before been ignored to make what they believe are fairer, more inclusive, lending decisions.
As New Jersey’s economy continues to struggle to recover from the last recession, there’s growing support for making a concept known as public...
SEPTA's papal pass lottery was off to a steady, but not overwhelming, start on Monday, as 12,734 people entered the site by 9 a.m. to buy Regional Rail passes for Sept. 26 and Sept. 27.
If you are a food truck operator and want to be considered for inclusion in feeding the crowds expected to descend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Sept. 26 and 27 for the World Meeting of Families festivities and the Mass celebrated by Pope Francis, credential applications are due Wednesday, according to FoodFellas, L.L.C. FoodFellas is the exclusive provider for food-truck service management for the weekend event, expected to be attended by 1.5 million people.