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PW Scopes Out the Finalists in Philly's First Vendy Awards Competition

Is it safe to say we’re over the whole “eating food from a truck” thing? Because there are some serious eats being produced by the city’s meal mobiles. Food trucks are a part of this city’s cultural fabric. They bring so much life to our otherwise dirty streets. And eight little trucks in particular—finalists in Philly’s first Vendy Awards competition, the most prestigious sidewalk-chef cook-off known to man—are churning out cheap, fresh fare that’ll blow your friggin’ mind. We should know—we checked out all of what they had to offer.

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Posted Jul. 6, 2011 | Comments: 6

Letters to the Editor

The biggest problem with Trapeze was the location. The closing had nothing to do with the Pleasure Garden that is located in the middle of nowhere in southwest. Everything is private there, even the parking lot.

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Posted Jul. 6, 2011 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Brian Goldthorpe

On the Gaydar: July LGBT Events

Humor has gotten many gay people through difficult or even threatening situations—what are the consequences if we take ourselves too seriously? There’s no better place to activate your funny bone than Camp Tabu: Potion #9.

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Posted Jul. 6, 2011 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Jon Campisi

PA at Embarrassing Standstill on Gay Marriage

As the list of states legalizing gay marriage continues to grow—it’s currently legal for same-sex couples to marry in Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (which passed its legislation on June 24), D.C. and Vermont—Pennsylvania is stuck in a gay-rights legislative battle.

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Posted Jul. 6, 2011 | Comments: 17