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2010-02-04 12:06:00

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Allmenus.com and philly.com have partnered to launch a new digital web service called "Allmenus on philly.com," dedicated exclusively to promoting and supporting Philadelphia-area restaurants.

2009-10-26 10:10:00


2009-10-24 17:27:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tammy McLeod of Los Angeles, California, was crowned the U.S. Sudoku Champion today at the third-annual Philadelphia Inquirer Sudoku National Championship in Philadelphia.

2009-09-30 16:58:50

Animal authorities in Pennsylvania said a cat found abandoned and wrapped in duct tape has gone home with a new adoptive family. Liz Williamson, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said a few people contacted the organization to claim ownership of the cat, named Sticky after its rescue, but no one met with officers to prove ownership, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday. They were given the opportunity to come in and meet with our...

2009-09-30 10:31:08

A Philadelphia Eagles fan says stadium guards refused to allow her in Sunday because she was wearing a T-shirt that took a swipe at quarterback Michael Vick. Kori Martin's offending garment said Losers fight pitbulls on the front and had Vick's name crossed out, the Philadelphia Inquirer said Wednesday. Martin, 32, Broomall, Del., told the newspaper that security at Lincoln Financial Field would not let her in until she turned the T-shirt inside out. She called the move an impingement of her...

2009-09-24 22:47:23

A former Philadelphia police officer was convicted Thursday of warning Los Angeles Clippers point guard Jerome Pooh Richardson about a drug raid. The target of the raid was Alton Ace Capone Coles. At the time, Richardson's sister was living with Coles in southern New Jersey. Jurors in U.S.

2009-09-20 15:12:18

Officials with art and cultural groups in Philadelphia say they are angered by the state's decision to expand state sales taxes to their businesses. Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance director Peggy Amsterdam said Pennsylvania officials' decision to apply the state sales tax to cultural performances and venues may prove detrimental to artistic and cultural sites statewide, the Philadelphia Inquirer said Sunday.

2009-08-28 17:49:06

Actor and TV personality Tony Danza this week took part in orientation sessions to prepare for his new teaching role in the Philadelphia School District. His experiences reportedly will be captured in a new A&E reality show called Teach. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the 58-year-old actor is not certified, so he will share a classroom at Northeast High School with a more experienced instructor while he helps teach English. So, how did Danza feel about his new career path? Scared, he...

2009-08-21 13:08:50

The U.S. Agriculture Department says the cranberry crop in New Jersey should increase by nearly 5 percent this year, bucking a nationwide outlook. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Friday while the overall U.S.

2009-08-21 09:42:02

Secured creditors would get 21 cents on the dollar under a reorganization plan for Philadelphia's two bankrupt daily newspapers, a court filing shows. The deal, which requires court approval, would give the creditors of Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC $66 million in cash and property for their $318 million debt, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Friday. The plan includes a $35 million investment and a guaranteed $17 million line of credit from housing developer and automobile dealer Bruce...

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