A Peek Inside the Most Luxurious Restaurant in Philadelphia
Philadelphia has some of the most iconic food in the United States, including the world-famous Philly cheesesteak. But did you know the average person in the state spends $2431 dining out a year?
Montco Man Carjacked and Kidnapped, Elderly Man Stalked and Attacked, and Sgt. Fitzgerald Slain
I normally don’t write about crime because it’s scary and depressing and I love living and working in my community. However, the increase in violent crimes in the Philadelphia Tri-State Area is getting out of control. I’m making a point to say Tri-State area versus just Philadelphia because Trenton and Wilmington have had a recent uptick and sadly Sgt. Fitzgerald’s senseless and brutal murder involved a Bucks County man who was stealing a car.
Pregnant women in Philadelphia set to receive a monthly income from the city but it is only for certain communities
According to the New York Post, Philadelphia is announcing a special trial program that will pay pregnant women $1000 per month. On March 20, 2023, officials announced that the Philadelphia Department of Public Health had received contributions that would support a pilot program focused on reducing infant mortality and the racial disparities involved.
Pennsylvania Farewell: Retailer Liquidating All Stock and Equipment as 6 Stores Close
The ongoing financial issues of the discount retailer Tuesday Morning have led to them selling everything in the store- including fixtures and equipment. Last month I wrote an article about the discount retailer known as Tuesday Morningclosing six of its stores in Pennsylvania.
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce North American Tour Featuring Classic Queen Songs for Fall of 2023
Brian May and Roger Taylor will perform with Lambert in Philadelphia in October. Queen and Adam Lambert are bringing their Rhapsody tour back to North America after a successful pre-pandemic run across 25 cities in 2019. The new show has been expanded and updated. Guitarist Brian May says, "Our last tour featured our most ambitious production ever. So we decided to rip it apart and get even more ambitious. Watch out world.”
NJ Transit Enforces One-Year Riding Suspension for Serial Offender
Serial Offender Banned: NJ Transit Takes Decisive Action to Protect Employees and Passengers from Lewd Acts. Washington Twp, Morris County, NJ - A Superior Court Judge recently granted NJ TRANSIT's request to suspend the riding privileges of a serial offender for one year. Sean Guinyard, 36, of Washington Township, had been charged with at least seven separate lewd acts directed towards female bus operators on NJ TRANSIT buses over the past two years.
One of the Wealthiest Neighborhoods in Philadelphia Started a GoFundMe to Hire a Security Patrol for the Summer
The campaign has raised $40,000 so far for security in Society Hill. Philadelphia's Society Hill neighborhood is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the city, according to Visit Philadelphia. Home to historic Washington Square, the neighborhood is also considered one of the safest. But when shots were fired in the neighborhood last summer, a group of residents decided they needed more security.
Another Pennsylvania city to ban plastic bags by fall
Another Pennsylvania city recently announced that it plans to ban single-use plastic bags by fall. Read on to learn more. Since 2018, numerous Pennsylvania cities and municipalities, including Philadelphia, Ambler, West Chester, Radnor, and more, have passed ordinances banning retail businesses from providing single-use plastic bags to their customers. However, the Commonwealth will soon add another major city to this list.
Police Have Identified Philadelphia’s Oldest Doe Homicide Victim
Joseph Augustus Zarelli, formally known as “Boy in a Box,” was found on February 25, 1957. On February 25, 1957, that would start the oldest homicide cold case worked by the Philadelphia Police Department. A college student was out in the woods in Philadephia, Pennsylvania, when he stumbled upon a cardboard box.
Explore East Passyunk's culinary delights at Flavors on the Avenue
Flavors on the Avenue, an outdoor street festival showcasing South Philadelphia’s finest culinary offerings, live entertainment, 100+ craft vendors, sidewalk sales, fun-filled, family-oriented activities, and much more, will be held on Sunday, April 30, from 11 am to 5 pm. It is an all-ages free event from Broad Street to Dickinson Street.
GoFundMe Fundraiser Raises Money for Pennsylvania Woman on Life Support in Mexico
A GoFundMe fundraiser is currently raising money for an American woman named Jade Spurka who is from Brookhaven in Pennsylvania. Jade Spurka was living and working in Oaxaca, Mexico, when she suffered from a brain aneurysm on Saturday, March 18th. She is on life support in Mexico and needs costly intensive medical care.
New financial aid available to Philadelphia pregnant women
Of the 10 most populous U.S. cities, Philadelphia has the highest rate of infant mortality in the first year of a child's life. For this reason, the territory's Department of Public Health intends to launch the "Philly Joy Bank" pilot program in early 2024.
Free Philly Resources March 2023
Free Ritas Water Ice, free food give-aways, parent resources, paid youth fellowships, and more. "Hope all is well, I would like to share that YASP is now recruiting for our next cohort of our Youth Hub Fellowship Program. The Hub Fellowship program is a 9-12 month paid fellowship. It is an opportunity for any young person who has been directly impacted by the criminal justice system. During the Fellowship, young people participate in building skills which will allow them to create change within their communities. These skills focus on: Liberation + Movement Building, Transformative + Restorative Justice, Self-Care + Personal Development & facilitating our Youth Participatory Defense Hub.
Joel Embiid & James Harden INJURY UPDATES! | Should The Sixers Rest Them For The Playoffs?
The Sixers defeat the Bulls by a final score of 116-91. Today, we recap the game and break down everything important that you should take away from the game. The Sixers now sit at 49-23 on the season. Joel Embiid and James Harden are dealing with injures, so should the Sixers consider resting them for the playoffs with 10 games to go? #Sixers #joelembiid #mvp #jamesharden #tyresemaxey #docrivers #NBA #SixersNews #NBANews
This Pennsylvania Neighborhood Has Been Ranked as the Best in United States
A neighborhood in Pennsylvania has just been ranked as the best place to live in the United States. The popular website Niche has just released their best places to live in the United States list for 2023, and a neighborhood in Pennsylvania has come out on top.
I Applied for a Gentrified Apartment in North Philly and Didn’t Like It
Guilt and gentrification — upward mobility angst. North Philly - I write about the Philadelphia housing crisis because the struggle is real and people need to know that housing insecurity doesn’t start with homeless or “unhoused” people. It starts with a lack of resources and support. Many people are pushed out of their communities when developers and investors buy properties and price the residents out of their own neighborhoods.
Philadelphia residents are in for another $1,000 in monthly cash payments - will you be one of the lucky ones?
For a year and a half, some lucky Americans will be getting $1,000 monthly. The payments are courtesy of a $6 million plan. A guaranteed income program is being offered to the residents of Philadelphia. The program is set to launch in early 2024 by the state's Department of Public Health. (source)
A Neighbor Watched The Terrifying 4 AM Kidnapping Of This Missing Mother And Never Called The Police
Born and raised in Delaware, 33-year-old Nefertiri Trader, nicknamed "Neffie, is a mother of three who lived in New Castle, Delaware. Described by family and friends as a fun, outgoing person, Neffie is a people person who is well-known in her community. Neffie lived at 52 Freedom Trial, in the Saddlebrook subdivision in New Castle, Delaware and she was employed as a housekeeper with Christina Hospital in Newark.
EAGLES OPEN TO DRAFTING A RB, S, CB IN ROUND 1 | HOWIE'S NOT HELD HOSTAGE By Drafts Past
#BrianBranch #NFLDraft #Draft5 💥EAGLES ARE OPEN TO DRAFTING A RB, S, CB IN ROUND 1? | Howie Can't Be Held Hostage By Drafts Past!!! 💥EAGLES OPEN TO DRAFTING A RB, S, CB IN ROUND 1 | HOWIE'S NOT HELD HOSTAGE BY DRAFTS PAST...✅ B.P.A.
Say Goodbye To Your Local Target: Retail Giant Closing Multiple Locations Soon!
Target has announced that it will be closing four of its locations due to declining performance. Photo by(Mike Mozart/Flickr) Target is one of the most popular retailers in the U.S., offering a wide range of products from clothing and home goods to groceries and electronics. Many customers love browsing through its aisles and finding deals on their favorite items. But soon, some shoppers will have to say goodbye to their local Target store.
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