Brewers' Rhys Hoskins gets real on abrupt departure from Phillies
Rhys Hoskins is in his first spring training away from the Philadelphia Phillies, as he prepares to go into the 2024 season with the Milwaukee Brewers, and he spoke about the feeling of departing from the team that he came up with. “It's a special place,” Rhys Hoskins said of...
Philly's Vietnam Restaurant honored with James Beard America's Classics Award
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia's vibrant food scene means there's always a new restaurant or bar to try. But after 40 years in Chinatown, a family-owned business is now being recognized by the prestigious James Beard Foundation.Vietnam Restaurant is one of six restaurants in the country to be awarded the 2024 America's Classics Award, an honor given to "locally owned restaurants that serve quality food, have timeless appeal, and reflect the character of their communities."Located at 221 North 11th Street, the restaurant is an embodiment of the American Dream. After their sandal factory was taken from them in 1978, the Lai...
Troy Vincent on tush push: Don’t punish a team that does it well
The Eagles’ “tush push” quarterback sneak play has been remarkably effective, with Jalen Hurts gaining a yard or two almost at will when he plunges up the middle and gets a “brotherly shove” from a teammate. NFL Executive V.P. of Football Operations Troy Vincent says the Eagles’ success is no reason the play should be banned.
NFL executive Troy Vincent suggests 'Tush Push' is here to stay: No support for ban on Eagles' QB sneak play
Ever since the Philadelphia Eagles popularized the "Tush Push" variation of the quarterback sneak, debate has raged about whether the play will -- or should -- be banned. Just don't count on a rule change anytime soon, as NFL executive Troy Vincent told NBC Sports Thursday the league's competition committee currently sees zero reason to prohibit the play.
WWII vet turns 103, credits daughters for his longevity: 'Makes me stronger'
Lt. Ralph Perkner, who served in World War II and the Korean War, celebrated his 103rd birthday in a Pennsylvania restaurant filled with family and friends.
Injury forces Phillies' hand to sign another veteran catcher during spring training
In a recent spring training transaction, the Philadelphia Phillies signed catcher Cam Gallagher to a minor league contract last Sunday, the team announced on X. The contract includes an invite to major league spring training camp as a non-roster invitee. At first glance, this appeared to be an organizational depth...
Meek Mill Argues With Andrew Tate, DJ Akademiks Over Diddy Sex Allegations
Meek Mill got into a heated conversation with Andrew Tate and DJ Akademiks over allegedly sharing an intimate moment with Diddy. On Thursday (Feb. 29), Akademiks reacted via livestream to Rodney “Lil’ Rod” Jones’ explosive 73-page lawsuit against Sean Combs.Usher And New Wife, Jennifer, Spend Their Honeymoon In Thailand In the suit, Jones mentions that Diddy allegedly had sex with the Philadelphia emcee. “Mr. Combs informed Mr. Jones that he had engaged in sexual intercourse with rapper (REDACTED), R&B singer (REDACTED), and Stevie J,” the suit reads. While the names were omitted, the suit included footnotes providing clues about who the...
Meyer Completes 21,500 SF Office Headquarters Renovation in Wayne, Pennsylvania
WAYNE, PA. — Locally based design firm Meyer has completed the renovation of the 21,500-square-foot office headquarters of Bala Consulting Engineers in Wayne, a northwestern suburb of Philadelphia. The space house a café with gaming options and other amenities that converts to a training and conference room for flexible gathering. Digital signage highlights messaging from all of Bala’s office locations. Other features include video conferencing cameras, room reservation systems, mobile AV capabilities and conference room occupancy sensors.
Understanding Your Local Trash Collection Process: A Guide for Our Township Residents
The article explains the trash pick-up process in detail. Residents may use cans provided by the Township or their own, provided they are compatible with the automated pick-up system. Damaged cans will be replaced, though the type or brand may vary. The Township's cans are specifically designed for the automated system used by Republic.
Philadelphia police increasing efforts to get ATVs, dirt bikes off streets
This story originally appeared on 6abc. As the weather warms up, the Philadelphia Police Department is increasing its efforts to get ATVs and dirt bikes off the streets. On Wednesday, officials announced that a special operations team was deployed Tuesday night to confiscate the vehicles. In just two hours, they...
Flyers president Keith Jones admits team told players 'rebuilding' public message is 'BS'
Philadelphia Flyers president Keith Jones admitted that while the public messaging heading into the 2023-24 season was a rebuild, the team’s message to the players was much different.
School teachers plan to protest district sick day policy
Educators and members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers plan to protest on Thursday outside the Center City offices of the School District of Philadelphia, calling for an end to a police that, they said, punishes teachers for using earned sick days. According to a statement from the federation, the...
How leaplings celebrate their rare Leap Day birthdays
Of the approximately eight billion people on earth, an estimated five million share a Leap Day birthday
Essen Bakery Honors ‘Rare Disease Day’ with a Special Pie for Charity
Four-time James Beard Award-nominated Chef and Owner of Essen Bakery, Tova du Plessis recently spoke out on social media regarding her health and struggles with Type 1 Narcolepsy. As Rare Disease Day is on February 29, du Plessis has decided to use her popular bakery to raise awareness for others battling with rare diseases by […]
Puttshack Is Opening A Brand New Philadelphia Location
A brand new mini golf experience is opening up in Philadelphia starting tomorrow and it’s something I’m sure you’ve never seen before. Puttshack has announced their grand opening in Philadelphia will be tomorrow (February 24th)!. Personally, I feel like there aren’t enough places like this around! Mini...
National Cheesesteak Day
Philadelphians Pat and Harry Olivieri are often credited with inventing the cheesesteak by serving chopped steak and grilled onions on an Italian roll in the early 1930s. They began selling this variation of steak sandwiches at their hot dog stand near South Philadelphia’s Italian Market. Olivieri said provolone cheese was first added by Joe “Cocky Joe” Lorenza. National Cheesesteak Day on March 24 celebrates this American classic!
Cage the Elephant announces new record and summer 2024 North American tour
Cage the Elephant rock band announced today that it will release a new album, “Neon Pill,” in May and it will launch a 2024 North American tour that includes two stops in Pa. The 45-date tour starts June 20 and includes two concerts in Pennsylvania - Aug. 29...