Philadelphia may not seem like the ideal place to settle, and indeed some refugees have encountered problems achieving upward mobility and dealing with neighborhood crime. Nevertheless, these settlers are accustomed to overcoming hardships and finding ways to get by.
Fate may have steered Mohawk to miss out on the lucrative Woodstock market, but it’s fate that is pulling the musician back to performing, perhaps when she needs it most.
By Brian McManus
Philly phenoms Man Man are hitting the studio in March and April to record the follow up to 2008’s criminally overlooked Rabbit Habits.
By Daniel Denvir
Mayor Nutter gives the 2011 budget address tomorrow, and City Council must deliver its seal of approval by May 30. If cuts are on the table, activists at the Coalition for Essential Services vow to defend city programs and workers.