ARCHIVES > 2014 > JUL 23 ISSUE

NEWS AND OPINION

By Zaki Hasan

The bizarre 48-hour news cycle when Philly police & Star Wars fans both discussed cutting off people's hands

Media critic and Muslim commentator Zaki Hasan offers a unique perspective.

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Posted Jul. 23, 2014 | Comments: 4

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: July 23-30

Shakespeare in Clark Park; XPoNential Music Festival; Philadelphia Dance Day; This is Hardcore; and more!

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Posted Jul. 22, 2014 | Comments: 0

FOOD

By Brian Freedman

Petruce et al. is a new Walnut Street force to be reckoned with

Octopus, borne upon a pedestal of congee, arrives cocooned in char from the grill after a leisurely poaching in a bath of olive, lemon, sambal and more.

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Posted Jul. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBassso

PPA planning to install cameras in every Philly taxi

The PPA, which oversees Philly’s taxis, and drivers, plan to install cameras in cabs. If people know they’re being monitored, the logic goes, they’ll be less likely to use violence against drivers.

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Posted Jul. 23, 2014 | Comments: 1