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Where the Heart Is- A look into the homeless of Philadelphia. Part Three

By request, some of the names and locations in this article have been concealed.A close friend once taught me a religious story about the power of giving.    By request, some of the names and...

Phillies lose to Yankees, so we won’t riot this year?

I had my riot helmet and green-man suit sitting on top of the TV so they would be within reach if the Phillies won the World Series. My friends and I were speculating as...

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Returns For Season Five

Philly has never been so happy to see a group of miserable, self-centered, ignorant low-lives return to their TV screens. The beloved cast of the critically acclaimed, Philly-Phavorite show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,...

Where the Heart Is: Part Two

Talking to the homeless man in Love Park left me curious about the lifestyles of Philadelphia’s homeless. I had so many questions about them that I thought that needed to be answered, not so...

Where the Heart Is- Part One

I wanted to be a rock star when I was younger. There was something about my personality that just gave me the drive to become talented with  music, and become praised for my talent....

Summertime is for… Ale!

If there is one thing I appreciate about a bar's happy hour, it's the fact that they usually start around the time I get off work. To me, you can't beat clocking out after...

The City of Soul Remembers The King of Pop

It was hard to watch the memorial service for Michael Jackson at my work computer. Our monitors were acting less than acceptable and there  weren’t any speakers attached for sound. I decided to go...

Hidden City Philadelphia: Uncovering What’s Right in Front of You

If there’s one thing that contributes to Philadelphia’s urban character, it’s the history behind it. If there’s one thing that contributes to Philadelphia’s urban character, it’s the history behind it. Philadelphia has an abundance of...

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