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ARTS AND CULTURE

By Lindsay Kenney

New Year’s Eve 2013: An Advance Look at Philly’s Hottest Events

Sometimes, the pressure of throwing the perfect New Year’s Eve bash can be crippling. Instead of stressing over what hors d’oeuvres go best with the confetti-style cocktails, let professionals do the work.

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Posted Dec. 12, 2012 | Comments: 3

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Is Philly Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff?

The problem with the fiscal cliff—well, other than the fact that most people don’t know what the hell it is—is that there is no plan to avoid falling off it—yet. What’s certain is that if nothing is done, all our taxes will go up. There will be deep cuts in government programs. Consumer spending could fall by about $200 billion nationwide. And we’d be headed toward another recession in early 2013. Happy New Year!


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Posted Dec. 12, 2012 | Comments: 4

NEWS AND OPINION

By Jenine Pilla

Kensington Blues Documents the Hardships in One of Philly's Roughest Neighborhoods

When he’s not running his fine-art inkjet printing business in the Vox Building on Wood Street, Jeffrey Stockbridge spends most of his free time beneath the El along Kensington Avenue, or, as it’s more commonly referred to, “the Ave.” The 30-year-old isn’t a part of the drug trade, which is what most Philly residents think of when Kensington comes up in conversation. He’s just there to take pictures and ask questions. A lot of them.

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Posted Dec. 12, 2012 | Comments: 17

NEWS AND OPINION

By PW Readers

Letters to the Editor

I am a retired Marine and a war veteran. I believe that cannabis is the safest treatment for PTSD, pain management and migraines associated with a traumatic brain injury.

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Posted Dec. 11, 2012 | Comments: 0