Scenes from the World Cup on South Street

The sidewalks of South Street are buzzing. Off-gold cans of Warsteiner beer exchange hands and an adventurous few walk around with their beer in plastic boots. In a little over an hour, Germany and Argentina will face off for soccer supremacy in the World Cup final. Lionel Messi will try… Continued

Professor to direct city public health

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter announced June 27 that James Buehler, professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health, will be taking over as health commissioner. This announcement came along with the announcement of the departure of three senior staff members: former Health Commissioner… Continued

Utley heats up, Phils meander

The Phillies never make it easy, and this season, that has proved to be truer than fans care to admit. This time, the front office has a heavy hand in the blame, and this was reinforced tenfold this week. Recently, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. went on “The Mike… Continued

Phillies need to focus on the rebuild

Remember when the Phillies would hit themselves back into games that were poorly pitched? Or when the pitching was dominant enough to make up for a bad hitting stretch? How about when the Phillies could sweep a team and it wouldn’t be a surprise? Phillies fans do remember these things,… Continued

Dom Streater Pop Up

K nit Wit hosted a pop-up shop of Dom Streater’s newest collection for the spring 2014 season April 29 in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia native and winner of Project Runway’s 12th season has been working in the city to develop her latest collection following her recent win. Dubbed the “new mod”… Continued

Breaking Retail Ground

Independent and international retailers alike are breaking ground in Philadelphia, with a slew of stellar new shops opening this spring and summer. UNIQLO According to Racked Philly, UNIQLO, which celebrated its grand opening at King of Prussia Mall is only the first of three locations to reside in the Philadelphia… Continued

Art Deco in Philadelphia

When one thinks of cities with iconic American Art Deco architecture, New York and Los Angeles dominate. The Empire State Building is, of course, our most famous Art Deco structure. However, New York and Los Angeles are not the exclusive homes of American Art Deco architecture. Philadelphia has its own… Continued