49 min ago

Creditors attempt to put nursing home into bankruptcy

...facilities, affiliates of Formation Capital, a major player nationally in nursing-home ownership, put all 22 Oak facilities in receivership, a state court alternative to bankruptcy that provides no protection for unsecured...

    Creditors attempt to put nursing home into bankruptcy
    Three unsecured creditors have filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition against a New Castle, Del., nursing home that is part of a chain of 22 facilities, mostly in Pennsylvania, that were put into receivership in September by their landlord. - Harold Brubaker, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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11 hours ago

With Eagles win, Philadelphia and a region erupts

Broad and Walnut. #eagles #SuperBowl pic.twitter.com/uG1K9OXQj3

...their homes and stood on sidewalks, banging pots and pans and cheering. Traffic snarled near Broad and Oregon Avenue, where fans swarmed the intersection and screamed: “Let’s go Eagles...

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“All the Minnesota fans, go back to Minnesota!” Shaun Jones, of Germantown, yelled at Broad and Pattison, in between high fives from passing Eagles fans.

    Eagles fans get the best relief after day of building anticipation
    Eagles fans erupted Sunday night as they processed what a few weeks ago seemed impossible. Their team was going to the Super Bowl. The city streets filled with people in an impromptu celebration. Fireworks erupted over South Jersey. An entire region anticipated the Eagles' first Super Bowl game in 13 years.
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21 hours ago

Jonathan Biss and friends play for a good cause

Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1625 Locust St. Donations of $20+, $10+ for students/seniors, collected at the door. The concert benefits Saint Mark’s Church Food Cupboard. 678-447-1000, www.musicforfood.net.

    Jonathan Biss and friends play for a good cause
    Another concert in spring will raise funds to ease food insecurity. - Peter Dobrin, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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2 days ago

Huge sinkhole swallows street in Fishtown

Emergency responders were called early in the afternoon to the 2200 block of Taggert Street, where the sinkhole ate the front steps of one house.

    Huge sinkhole swallows street in Fishtown
    No one was injured when a 30-foot-wide sinkhole swallowed part of a Fishtown street Friday, authorities said. Emergency responders were called early in the afternoon to the 2200 block of Taggert Street, where the sinkhole ate the front steps of one house.
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2 days ago

Walnut gets another high-end furniture maker: CB2 opens Feb. 2 near Thos. Moser

CB2, described as the younger, hipper sibling of Crate & Barrel, announced earlier this week a Feb. 2 opening of a 12,000-square-foot showroom in the space formerly occupied by Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, and a physical therapy office at 1422 Walnut St.

    Furniture fight on Walnut: CB2 opens Feb. 2 to take on Thos. Moser
    Furniture retailer CB2, considered the younger, hipper version of Crate & Barrel, debuts at 1422-24 Walnut Street in Center City on Feb. 2. It will compete with Thos. Moser, two blocks away, on 1601 Walnut Street. - Suzette Parmley, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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2 days ago

Kanella South closes, but owners say it's temporary

The restaurant, at 757 S. Front St., opened in fall 2015 as a fancier sibling of Kanella Grill, the partners’ long-running BYOB at 10th and Spruce Streets. “The transition from a sweet, little corner to a much larger restaurant was much more than we had anticipated,” Christian said.

    Kanella South closes, but owners say it's temporary
    Kanella South, the Cypriot destination in Queen Village, has been closed by the city over a business-tax debt, but owners Konstantinos Pitsillides and Caroline Christian say it's temporary, as they have found an investor to infuse cash and help with operations. The restaurant, at 757 S.
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3 days ago

Women's March on Philadelphia 2018: Roads, parking and security details

Pennsylvania Avenue and Spring Garden Street

2000 Winter Street

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    Women's March on Philadelphia 2018: Roads, parking and security details
    Despite growing calls to boycott Saturday's Women's March on Philadelphia due to concerns about the police presence, tens of thousands of people are still expected to converge on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the protest that mark's the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.
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3 days ago

Rufus Wainwright will play with Philly Pops on Friday

300 S. Broad St.,  KimmelCenter.org

    Rufus Wainwright will play with Philly Pops on Friday
    "So many of my songs already have rich classical undertones, but they might not come through for the average listener. Once you put an orchestra in there, however, it makes more sense," Wainwright says. - A.D. Amorosi, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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3 days ago

Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron

...developer, Charles Lomax, says it will start with 72-unit mid-rise apartment building at 37th and Haverford. Twenty percent of the units will be available to people earning below Philadelphia’s median...

...rowhouses divided into apartments. Lomax has built several complexes on this model, including one at 46th and Sansom in Spruce Hill. It’s a bizarre format that requires a separate entrance and staircase...

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
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3 days ago

7 days of things to do in Philadelphia Jan. 21 to 27

8 p.m. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad St., $39.50 to $125, 215-336-3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.com

8 p.m. Chris’s Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., $10, 215-568-3131, chrisjazzcafe.com

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6:45 p.m. FringeArts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard, $29 general admission, 215-413-9006, fringearts.com

7:30 p.m. Verizon Hall (additional performances Wednesday and Friday, 300 South Broad St., $37 to $134, 215-731-3333, kimmelcenter.org

8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, additional performances through Feb. 25, Arden Theatre Company, 40 North 2nd St., $15 to 52, 215-922-1122, ardentheatre.org

    7 days of things to do in Philadelphia Jan. 21 to 27
    Lana Del Rey and Kali Uchis Headline Rey brings her dreamy pop sound to the Wells Fargo Center. Her performances are both whimsical and sly, so expect to forego the theatrics in favor of something simpler. Opener Uchis is a Colombian-American singer-song writer with R&B chops.
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3 days ago

Four years after unsolved murder in Northern Liberties, Amber Long's mom tries to move on | Jenice Armstrong

...she and her daughter were attacked four years ago while they were walking in  the  900 block of North Front Street  in Northern Liberties.  Two assailants, both wearing light-colored hoodies pulled over their heads, approached...

    Four years after unsolved murder in Northern Liberties, Amber Long's mom tries to move on | Jenice Armstrong
    Death anniversaries are hard. Stephanie Long, the mother of Amber Long who was killed four years ago Friday, commemorates what for her is a difficult time of year by going to Florida and riding roller coasters, something her daughter loved.
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4 days ago

Lana Del Rey, Ben Franklin's birthday, and more things to do in Philadelphia Jan. 19 to 25

8 p.m. Saturday, Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore. $20 in advance, $25 day of show, $30 reserved. 610-649-8389

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Ruba Club, 416 Green St., $25 to $35, 215-627-9831, pinkstallionevents.com

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8 p.m. Sunday, Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. $39.50-$125. 215-336-3600, wellsfargocenterphilly.com

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St., $50 for adults, $45 for students, seniors and military, 215-629-4026, historicphiladelphia.org

9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Donna’s Bar, 2732 E. Allegheny Ave. 215-426-7618

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, 1400 North American St., free, 215-232-5678, philaphotoarts.org

7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, $35, 215-278-7000, barnesfoundation.org

Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., $10 online, $13 at the door, phillyhomeshow.com

    Lana Del Rey, Ben Franklin's birthday, and more things to do in Philadelphia Jan. 19 to 25
    Rufus Wainwright with the Philly Pops Rufus Wainwright, one of the greatest vocalists and songwriters of his generation, will be joining the Pops to perform some of his most famous hits. The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus will also be performing prior to the show and during the finale.
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4 days ago

Philadelphia Auto Show: As sales dip, automakers will showcase technology

Where:
 The Pennsylvania Convention Center,
 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia Auto Show: As sales dip, automakers will showcase technology
    Dropping from 17.5 million units in 2016 to 17.2 million in 2017 is not causing a panic among automakers. Technological advances mean buyers still have plenty of reasons to check out the Philadelphia Auto Show. - Scott Sturgis, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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4 days ago

Planners of second Philadelphia casino to prep site near sports stadiums

...to build a complex with five restaurant spaces, nightclubs, and a parking garage at the 900 Packer Ave. site, according to the website of the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections...

    Planners of second Philadelphia casino to prep site near sports stadiums
    The developers of a casino and hotel complex in South Philadelphia's sports stadium district have been granted permission to raze the Holiday Inn at the planned nine-acre construction site and start work on their project. The partnership between Cordish Cos. and businessman Watche "Bob" Manoukian's Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc.
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