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State of Young Philly
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/17/11 1:39 pm | updated: 10/17/11 1:39 pm
State of Young Philly is an annual two-week event that brings together young professionals and "young at hearts" to discuss ways they can promote a better future for Philadelphia.

The event wrapped up its second year last week with the support of more than 40 organizations and 1,000 people, mainly in their 20s and 30s.

The event was hosted by Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP), which fosters civic engagement among young Philadelphians and connects them with... Read More
NJ Shore Property Values
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/17/11 1:36 pm | updated: 10/17/11 1:36 pm
The second-home market has taken a hit from New Jersey to Florida to California to Maine. What happened to Shore prices reflects what occurred nationwide over the last six years. But many Shore points did not fare all that badly in the housing downturn.

Avalon's median price up 321 percent since 2005. Over the same time period, Stone Harbor is up a modest 87 percent.

Though almost all the communities retained the value they had in 2005, Stone Harbor alone... Read More
Philadelphia Orchestra Musician Pension Fund Opposes New Labor Contract
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/13/11 11:20 am | updated: 10/13/11 11:20 am
Details haven't been revealed yet on a new labor contract for Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, but the national pension fund representing 50,000 musicians says it opposes the contract because it ends the association's participation in the pension fund.

But the new pact and pullout from the fund are several steps from conclusion. The contract must be ratified by players, approved by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association board, reviewed and approved by the Pension Benefit... Read More
Philadelphia Housing Authority: Vacant Property Auction
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/13/11 11:15 am | updated: 10/13/11 11:15 am
More than four hundred vacant properties in North, South, and West Philadelphia will go up for auction November 16.

The auctions will be held at the Philadelphia Housing Authority's finance office building in the Greater Grays Ferry development.

The available properties range from lots to rowhouses and multiunit buildings, and will be offered individually as well as in groups of up to 25.

The PHA holds an inventory of 3,300 blighted properties.... Read More
Bell Bottoms
October 13 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/13/11 9:27 am | updated: 10/13/11 9:27 am
(1941) 70 Years Ago

Paul Simon is born in Newark,... Read More
Mummers and Prostitutes Arrested in Philadelphia
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/12/11 5:48 pm | updated: 10/12/11 5:48 pm
The Mummers are an institution in Philadelphia. And prostitution may be the oldest profession. Now the two are tangled after a raid in South Philly Tuesday night. Eleven people were arrested and charged with prostitution and two club members were arrested on liquor charges at the Downtowners Fancy Brigade clubhouse.

Undercover police found naked and barely clothed women participating in sex acts inside the club

The raid at the Downtowners Fancy Brigade... Read More
Christmas in Philadelphia - Let the Christmas Music Begin!
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/11/11 5:19 pm | updated: 10/11/11 5:19 pm
According to old Christmas legend, businesses and customers waited until after Thanksgiving to get into the Christmas spirit. Now, neither can wait until Hallowe'en passes before the yuletide decorations go up, the holiday sales begin and best of all, the Christmas music begins! Are you in the mood for Christmas music 24/7? Click Mistletoe to satisfy your holiday urge.

At the beginning of October, retailers around Philadelphia started... Read More
Bike and Ped Friendlier JFK Blvd and Market Street?
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/11/11 11:16 am | updated: 10/11/11 11:16 am
Traffic lanes on Market Street and JFK Boulevard have been reduced from four lanes to three for the next two weeks to test if the streets can be more pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly.

The curbside lane on the north side of Market and the curbside lane on the south side of JFK will be closed between 15th and 20th streets.

The test began Saturday and continues through Oct. 23.

The trial-run is a joint project of the Mayor's Office of Transportation and... Read More
School Of The Pennsylvania Ballet to Return
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/11/11 11:14 am | updated: 10/11/11 11:14 am
This week, the Pennsylvania Ballet plans to break ground at 321 N. Broad St. for a $17.5 million project that will feature five dance studios, offices, and facilities for a soon-to-return School of the Pennsylvania Ballet.

The organization has raised $11.2 million for the first phase of the project which will pay for the demolition of an existing building and renovation of a former garage for Brink's trucks into four dance studios.

Coming later will be a fifth... Read More
Steve Jobs Impact on Music Business
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/08/11 10:10 am | updated: 10/08/11 10:10 am
Steve Jobs never played a musical instrument and never sang publicly. But the mark Apple's founder made on the music industry is more significant than many hall-of-famers. Steve Jobs is the cover story in Billboard magazine this week recognizing his legacy, innovations in digital music and his impact on the music industry which will be felt for decades.

Here's this week's Top 10 Albums according to Billboard:

1. J. Cole - Cole World
Hear it on Read More
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