Challenging Year For Philadelphia Schools Starts

Tuesday was the first day of school. 151,000 students in Philadelphia went to schools. It was not easy start for School District. It has deep budget cuts, staff reductions, and the departure of Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman, The district adjusts to a
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2011 Philadelphia Fashion Collection

Mayor Nutter with City officials and business leaders will present fashion events and initiatives of The Philadelphia Collection 2011 fashion series. The Philadelphia Collection 2011 is a series of fashion and style events that will take place throughout the city, from September 12-24. The fashion series is designed to promote the (more...)

Host Public Hearings on Higher Education

Senator Vincent Hughes (D - Philadelphia/Montgomery), chairman of the Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee, today announced that a series of public hearings with the state-related universities, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) and community colleges are set to kick off Wednesday, Sept. 7 at (more...)

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend!

What are your plans for Labor Day weekend? Many Americans go far and near to achieve the best of it. If you want to go to the beach, consider the idea of organizing some beach picnic. And you should be able to make the right preparation. It is always a great (more...)

Penn State One of Most LGBT-Friendly Universities

Penn State is now acknowledged with a 5-star rating as one of the most LGBT-friendly universities in the country. Only 33 universities out of 300 participating received the top honors. The index of LGBT-friendliness was based on a 50-point self-assessment questionnaire covering 8 primary factors: policy inclusion, support and institutional commitment, (more...)

Labor Day Burgers You Likely Never Tried

Labor day is right around the corner:  best time to gather your family and friends for a picnic or a backyard party with a grill. And what's gonna be on your grill for some traditional burgers? Here is a recipe your guests will be most excited about: lamb burgers… So (more...)

Newly Report Endrses Screenin For All Babies

State Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Delaware/Montgomery, who recently introduced legislation that would mandate all newborn babies be tested for congenital heart disease, today announced the release of a report endorsing that plan. The bill, Senate Bill 1202, would add heart screening to the list of tests (more...)

Diet Recipes That Work

Summer is a great time to start new healthy lifestyle and go on a diet as there is such a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, which are vital for your nutrition if you wish to say goodbye to some extra pounds. The unique weight loss program Sadkhin Complex (more...)

Restaurant Week In Philadelphia

Center City District Restaurant Week presented by TD Bank, starts  September 12. 100 restaurants will participate and offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many of the participating restaurants will also be offering a three-course lunch for $20 (Tax, alcohol and gratuity not included). Also the Center (more...)

Media Furniture by Pulaski

Tangerine by Pulaski Furniture is fresh and special in ways  that are meaningful to the market segment.

The  name Tangerine is something bold  and graphic that served as a metaphor for a fresh approach toward  the collection’s exclusive features.

The unique needs that were  uncovered were the (more...)

The Philadelphia Collection 2011

The Philadelphia Collection 2011 is a series of fashion and style events that will take place throughout the city from September 12 to the 24th. The fashion series is designed to promote the city and all aspects of its fashion economy, including its impressive “collection” of retailers, boutiques, stylists, designers, modeling (more...)

Heartbroken Teen Crosses Country Borders For Love

We’ve all done some pretty crazy things for love. Yet as silly as they were (checking our boyfriend/girlfriend’s texts), they probably were nowhere near what this guy did. A lovelorn 15-year-old German boy stole his parents’ car. He then proceeded to drive 1,200 km to his girlfriend. The route took him (more...)

Get A Better Night Sleep Tonight!

Yikes! More than two thirds of Americans do not get the recommended average amount of sleep per night. These are the people who drive with us on the roads, operate heavy machinery, teach our children… and what’s worse… I’m one of them! I had to do some research to figure (more...)

Spanish Festival La Tomatina In Philadelphia

Set aside the world crisis: on each last Wednesday in August thousands of people fight for their lives. Their weapons are tomatos and their enemies are just everybody. With no escape. Fighters' social status, faith etc. doesn't matter anything. Participants throw tomatoes at each other until the whole (more...)

A Restaurant’s Post-September 11 Legacy

By Lauren Monsen Staff Writer A New York restaurant known for its sophisticated mix of international dishes has an unusual history, one that inspires it to take care of its customers and its workers. The restaurant was founded by surviving employees of the Windows on the World restaurant, which was located in the (more...)


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