Saturday, October 10, 2015

Home & Design

At the moment, Pearl Street is a Dumpster-lined alley in Chinatown North that functions mostly as a shared rear entry to businesses, a homeless shelter, a school, condominiums, and a parking garage, and as a pass-through beneath the Reading Viaduct.
Daniyah is an adorable 9-year-old with a delightful smile. She is bright, assertive, independent, and self-confident. Very articulate for her young age, Daniyah can hold her own in conversations with adults and her peers. Energetic and athletic, she loves to play baseball, basketball, and soccer. Daniyah also enjoys riding her bike, dancing, and listening to music. Birthdays and Christmas are her favorite holidays, because that's when families come together and celebrate.
When Philadelphia City Paper ceases publication after a final issue Thursday, the alternative weekly's extensive archives could disappear with it.
Q: I would like to replace my worn-out old carpet on my stairs with either hardwood or engineered wood/laminate. Like the carpet, my Pomeranian and I are also older, and my family and friends think it's a bad idea as one (or both) of us might slip and injure ourselves. Is there wood flooring that is less slippery? Or if I paint the stair treads, is there an additive or finish I can use to make it less slippery?
One evening last month, Jack Lees could be found telling tales of his Casani Candy Co., its roots dating to the Civil War, its most notable customer Milton Hershey, who in 1903 signed up the wholesale distributor to haul his new chocolate bars to every co
Maker Heather Holiday, 31, of Fishtown, creator of Mason Dixon, a line of handmade children's shoes. Her start Holiday worked as a graphic designer for a decade - and then, wanting to get back to making things by hand, took a job as an upholsterer with furniture maker BDDW. "That was my first exposure to working with leather and using old-world tech
Bill Graham was a foundering business major in San Francisco when he discovered his true calling as a concert promoter. It was 1966, just as the counterculture was taking center stage in America's consciousness, and his first show paired Jefferson Airplane and the anarchist poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Graham provided them with the perfect venue, a faded jazz ballroom called the Fillmore Auditorium. It would become the measure by which every rock-and-roll temple would be judged.
Philadelphia will be welcoming a new public park on a pier along the Delaware Riverfront. Pier 68, located at Pier 70 Boulevard and the waterfront, has...
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If you follow Eddie Ross on Instagram, you may wonder where this guy puts all the silver strawberry spoons, purple canning jars, Italian ceramic monkeys, and stacks of gold-rimmed china he constantly scores at flea markets and thrift shops.