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 > HOLIDAY GUIDE

By PW Staff and Contributors

Holidays 2009: Disaster Stories

Philly, we’ve been riding a rickety-ass caboose of a crisis year hitched to a train wreck of a decade. According to the news, everyone’s broke and the city’s crumbling. So, of course, it's time to celebrate and tell a few stories.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009 | Comments: 0

Holidays 2009: For Foodies

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or a combination of all the winter holidays, food is the common thread, so what better gift to give than one that satisfies the appetite?

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009 | Comments: 1

Holidays 2009: Philly Theater Gifts

This year thrill everyone on your list with theater tickets to one of the city’s many promising productions. PW's theater critic, J. Cooper Robb, offers up his list of the city's best options for the stage lover in your household.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009 | Comments: 0

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This Saturday is Edie Windsor Day
By Josh Kruger

In July 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Windsor that the federal Defense of Marriage Act prohibiting federal recognition of gay marriages was unconstitutional.  Enthusiastically signed in 1996 by then-President Bill Clinton curiously right before his reelection campaign, the law was one of the most queer-hostile policies in recent American history. At the center of [...]

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Women’s Law Project hits PA universities on gender discrimination
By Randy LoBasso

Nine universities—all in Pennsylvania—failed to provide “equal athletic opportunity” to their female students, according to an advocacy group dedicated to promoting the rights and status of women. According to the Women’s Law Project, nine Pennsylvania state universities failed to meet Title IX Education Amendments of 1972. The universities include Bloomsburg, Cheyney, Clarion, Indiana, Kutztown, Lock Haven, [...]