1 hour ago

A warning from Judge Joe Brown

One was Dan Berger, owner of the mega-law firm Berger & Montague (1622 Locust St.). Wouldn't you know, he told me that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was his law professor in college.

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There was a large Jewish and student presence at Secretary of State John Kerry's address on the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran yesterday at the National Constitution Center (525 Arch St.). There were also plenty of movers and shakers in the local political and legal scene.

    A warning from Judge Joe Brown
    Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:16 AM FRESH FROM prison, Judge Joe Brown has a message for we Philadelphians (or "for Philadelphia"): "You know, kids talk about 'black lives matter.' In cases, they don't, 'cause they're subsidiaries to profit." Now, before you start scratching your head, a little background.
    http://www.philly.com

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Fringe Picks!

...a shared experience between actor and audience.” Through Sat., Sept. 5, $15, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St. —Mark Cofta

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...and give it new life? Sept. 3-12, $20, Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center, 7 Lock St. —Mark Cofta

...pop iconography and absurdity. Sept. 10-13, 17-20, $30-$40, Opera in the City, 1526 North American St. —Mark Cofta

...maybe we’ll have some kind of answer. Sept. 11-20, $15, Ruba Club Studios, 416 Green St. —Mark Cofta

...revealing the timeless qualities of overlooked works of importance. Sept. 1-20, $25, Physick House, 321 South Fourth St. —Mark Cofta

...under any circumstances, stray from the path. Sept. 9-13, 15-19, $20, FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Ave. —Mark Cofta

...really no gimmick. You’ve been warned. Now go. Sept. 4-13, $15, Headlong Studios, 1170 S. Broad St. —Mark Cofta

...all up close and personal at the Adobe Café. Sept. 9-14, $10, Adobe Café, 1919 E. Passyunk Ave. —Mark Cofta

...is donating pro­ceeds to medical charities. Sept. 10-19, $10, The People’s House, 1323 Mifflin St. —Mark Cofta

...make The Light Princess a Neighborhood Fringe must-see. Sept. 11-13, $10, Lantern Theater, 923 Ludlow St. —Mark Cofta

...a nice invitation to keep your mind and ears open. Sept. 19, $15, Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St. —Deni Kasrel

...a state we experience in our daily lives. Sept. 9-19, $25-$35, Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St. —Deni Kasrel

...but ultimately hopeful.” Sept. 4-6, 11-13, 18-19, $15, William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce St. —SJ Punderson

...painting, even a “Pope Binder.” Sept. 5-6, 12-13, 19, free, Global Dye Works, 4500 Worth St. —SJ Punderson

...own escapes, however they may choose to define them. Sept. 18-20, $10, Las Parcelas, 2248 N. Palethorp St. —Marc Snitzer

...hunger for attention and the actions taken to receive it. Sept. 8-13, $15, 1fiftyone, 151 N. Third St. —Marc Snitzer

    Fringe Picks!
    City Paper critics pick the winners.
    http://citypaper.net

5 hours ago

Papal visit: Ticket info, pedestrian routes, banned items

-S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

-S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

-S 17th Street at Market Street

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-N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

-Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

-N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

-N 20th Street at Race Street

-N 21st Street at Winter Street

-N 15th Street at Cherry Street

-N Broad Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Wood Street

-N 18th Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Cherry Street

-N 6th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Arch Street

-N 4th Street at Market Street

-S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Papal visit: Ticket info, pedestrian routes, banned items
    More information has been released concerning the Papal Mass and World Meeting of Families events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia later this month including additional details on tickets, pedestrian routes, as well as a list of prohibited items. A map was released Wednesday by the United Secret Service showing a ticket holder designated area - the red zone- and an open access area - the purple zone- for the Festival of Families event on Saturday, September 26th and for the Papal Mass on Sunday, September 27th.
    http://6abc.com

11 hours ago

Papal visit: Ticket info, pedestrian walkways, banned items

-S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

-S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

-S 17th Street at Market Street

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-N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

-Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

-N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

-N 20th Street at Race Street

-N 21st Street at Winter Street

-N 15th Street at Cherry Street

-N Broad Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Wood Street

-N 18th Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Cherry Street

-N 6th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Arch Street

-N 4th Street at Market Street

-S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Papal visit: Ticket info, pedestrian walkways, banned items
    More information has been released concerning the Papal Mass and World Meeting of Families events on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia later this month including additional details on tickets, pedestrian routes, as well as a list of prohibited items. A map was released Wednesday by the United Secret Service showing a ticket holder designated area - the red zone- and an open access area - the purple zone- for the Festival of Families event on Saturday, September 26th and for the Papal Mass on Sunday, September 27th.
    http://6abc.com

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13 hours ago

Tickets Needed to Get Close to Pope on Parkway

•    S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

•    S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

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•    N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

•    Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

•    N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

•    N 20th Street at Race Street

•    N 21st Street at Winter Street

•    N 15th Street at Cherry Street

•    N Broad Street at Cherry Street

•    N 19th Street at Wood Street

•    N 18th Street at Cherry Street

•    N 19th Street at Cherry Street

•    N 6th Street at Race Street

•    N 5th Street at Race Street

•    N 5th Street at Arch Street

•    N 4th Street at Market Street

•    S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Tickets Needed to Get Close to Pope on Parkway
    An area on the Parkway during Pope Francis' Mass at the World Meeting of Families later this month will be designated for ticket holders. We've asked the Archdiocese to clarify how those tickets will be distributed. The Secret Service released a pedestrian walking map for the Papal visit on September 26 and September 27.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

13 hours ago

Papal weekend walking routes and security checkpoints released (map)

S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

S 17th Street at Market Street

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N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

 Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

 N 20th Street at Race Street

N 21st Street at Winter Street

N 15th Street at Cherry Street

N Broad Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Wood Street

N 18th Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Cherry Street

N 6th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Arch Street

N 4th Street at Market Street

S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Papal weekend walking routes and security checkpoints released [map]
    The Secret Service, alongside local and state authorities, released a walking map with recommended routes for pilgrims to get to and from papal events on Sept. 26 and 27. Security points for each event were also released, with a note telling those in attendence to leave extra time to make it through the security checkpoints.
    http://www.newsworks.org

13 hours ago

Secret Service releases papal walking map

S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

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N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

N 20th Street at Race Street

N 21st Street at Winter Street

N 15th Street at Cherry Street

N Broad Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Wood Street

N 18th Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Cherry Street

N 6th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Arch Street

N 4th Street at Market Street

S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    U.S. Secret Service releases official Pedestrian Walking Map - Philadelphia Business Journal
    The Secret Service, and local, state and federal partners, on Wednesday released a Pedestrian Walking Map for the upcoming papal visit, outlining which local streets have been designated as pedestrian routes to all event sites, including the Ben Franklin Parkway and Independence Mall. The World Meeting of Families and papal visit will take place from Sept.
    http://www.bizjournals.com

13 hours ago

Secret Service Unveils Pedestrian Walking Map For Papal Visit

S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

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N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

N 20th Street at Race Street

N 21st Street at Winter Street

N 15th Street at Cherry Street

N Broad Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Wood Street

N 18th Street at Cherry Street

N 19th Street at Cherry Street

N 6th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Race Street

N 5th Street at Arch Street

N 4th Street at Market Street

S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Secret Service Unveils Pedestrian Walking Map For Papal Visit
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Secret Service released a Pedestrian Walking Map for the 2015 Papal Visit on Wednesday.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

13 hours ago

Pedestrian map, prohibited items released for papal visit to Philadelphia

-S Broad Street at Chestnut Street

-S 15th Street at Chestnut Street

-S 17th Street at Market Street

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-N 20th Street from Green Street to intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Callowhill Street

-Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of N 23rd Street and Spring Garden Street

-N 22nd Street at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Hamilton Street

-N 20th Street at Race Street

-N 21st Street at Winter Street

-N 15th Street at Cherry Street

-N Broad Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Wood Street

-N 18th Street at Cherry Street

-N 19th Street at Cherry Street

-N 6th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Race Street

-N 5th Street at Arch Street

-N 4th Street at Market Street

-S 4th Street at Chestnut Street

    Pedestrian map, prohibited items released for papal visit to Philadelphia
    The United States Secret Service released a map on Wednesday detailing the pedestrian routes that will be open during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia later this month, along with a list of prohibited items. The pope will visit on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th.
    http://6abc.com

15 hours ago

Suspects sought in taxi stickups

In the first incident, a 39-year-old cabdriver was accosted after he picked up three young men at 16th and Sansom streets at about 11:25 a.m. and took them to 1500 Deal Street.

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In the first incident, a 39-year-old cabdriver was accosted after he picked up three young men at 16th and Sansom streets at about 11:25 a.m. and took them to 1500 Deal Street.

The next incident happened at about 2:10 a.m. on Aug. 24, when the three suspects tried to rob a 53-year-old female cabdriver who picked them up near 12th and Race streets and took them to the 1500 block of Deal Street.

The most recent robbery happened Aug. 26, when a 50-year-old cabdriver went to pick up a passenger on the 4200 block of Orchard Street.

    Suspects sought in taxi stickups
    Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 1:30 PM Philadelphia police are looking for suspects behind a series of stickups of taxi drivers in the city's Frankford section. Police said the same young men are thought to be responsible for two attempted robberies and a robbery that happened in late August.
    http://www.philly.com

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