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NEWS AND OPINION

By Jeffrey Barg

Stew and the Negro Problem: A Journey Through Genres

The lights dim. A round, goateed man with an acoustic guitar steps to the mic and begins a soft,...

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Posted Sep. 7, 2010 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Mac or...Mac?

Rather than shaking in his iBoots, Everett Katzen prepared his company, Springboard Media, an independent Apple reseller, for what was to come when the Apple store came to town. And he got creative.

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Posted Sep. 7, 2010 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Jacob Lambert

Bored of Revision

The BRT was voted out, but not quite away. Rather, it was renamed and sliced in two. Its staff, for now, remains largely intact. Its most relevant change appears to be in the swapping of its most recognizable employees with new ones—possibly as well-connected as their forerunners—who will join a massive and unwieldy system. Is it cynical to wonder how much the situation will improve?

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Posted Sep. 7, 2010 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Tow-Truck Drivers Say They're the Real Victims

Private tow-truck drivers are fed up with an ever-changing web of inconsistently enforced city regulations. They’re angry about the constant specter of the Philadelphia Parking Authority threatening to elbow in on their business. And they’re pissed off that media always portrays them as the bad guys.

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Posted Sep. 7, 2010 | Comments: 0