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.
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.
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?
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.
After the U.S. Senate rejected former NAACP Legal Defense Fund Head Deb Adegbile for the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division on Wednesday, pundits and writers everywhere began explaining the peculiar vote. After all, Adegbile was clearly qualified. Problem is, he had some degrees of separation with Philadelphia cop-killer Mumia Abu Jamal, and that was enough [...]
Temple student Aaron Fleming was on campus in September 2012 when, he testified before City Council Monday morning, a police officer who’d been hiding in the bushes caught him smoking marijuana. After a lengthy process in which the arresting officer called for backup and spoke with colleagues about whether it was even worth arresting Fleming, [...]