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NEWS AND OPINION

By Nicole Finkbiner

Media Bureau—An Artists' Colony Teeming With Talent—Flourishes in NoLibs

Though Media Bureau, which produces and markets films and music videos, hosts performances both online and in-studio, and showcases, sells/auctions local and international artwork, has gotten attention over the years for a few of its many arts projects such as the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, the political site PA2012.com and the epic Fringe Festival performances it hosts every year, much of its work goes under the radar. 


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Letters to the Editor

You’ve got to be kidding! After last week’s cover story of an artist who depicts naked black men brandishing guns as bold art breaking down racial stereotype, you publish a woman exposing her twat as one of the “new faces of Philadelphia” that make this city what it is? I’m moving to Boise, Idaho.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

NJ's Medical Marijuana Law Comes With a Slew of Restrictions

Despite New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s surprise announcement last week that he was finally implementing the state’s medical marijuana law—after stalling it for 18 months—many advocates remain less than impressed with the new program. Their beef is with a heap of onerous regulations they say undermines both the spirit and practicality of the law.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Meet the Man Behind Honest Tom's Taco Truck

Soon, fans of Honest Tom’s Mexican fare will no longer have to chase the truck around the city and hope for no rain or heat waves to get a fix of tasty tacos and iced lemonade. After a nomadic and literally exhausting two years puttering around town, Honest Tom, aka 29-year-old Drexel grad Tom McCusker, is dropping anchor in West Philly.

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