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PW’s Year of Beer: Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga

We love beer. That’s why we’re devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at… [This is a summary. To read the full article on PhiladelphiaWeekly.com, click the headline above.]

Trooper killed in accident excelled at Roman Catholic H.S. and Temple U.

At a press conference Wednesday, Pennsylvania State Police talked about the death of Trooper David Kedra and said resources will be provided to help his coworkers deal with the tragedy.

Philly relaxes penalties for marijuana possession

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia has enacted legislation that allows police to ticket people for possessing small amounts of marijuana instead of arresting them.

Officials: Fire was set in home of Cooper CEO, wife

The fire in the Somerset County home of Cooper University Health System’s chief executive officer, John Sheridan, had been intentionally set and the deaths of Sheridan and his wife still remain under investigation, Somerset County officials announced Wednesday afteroon.

Suburban Home Show

Suburban Home Show

Dream it. Build it. Love it! The Suburban Fall Home Show is the first and last place to shop for everything you need and want for your home…kitchens, baths, landscaping, flooring, windows, doors siding, roofing, […]

Phillies Injury Updates: Ruiz, Revere, Lee, And Burnett

Phillies Injury Updates: Ruiz, Revere, Lee, And Burnett

The Phillies release injury information on Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere, Cliff Lee, and A.J. Burnett.

Police Warn Of ‘Heroin Pills’ Being Distributed In Camden And Gloucester Counties

Police Warn Of ‘Heroin Pills’ Being Distributed In Camden And Gloucester Counties

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Elastic City participatory walks help New Yorkers navigate familiar streets in a new way

Elastic City participatory walks help New Yorkers navigate familiar streets in a new way

[gallery ids="456434,456426,456427,456433,456432"] Through Oct. 7, New Yorkers will be able to experience the streets they walk everyday in a new way, if they’re willing and open to the change. Elastic City is a series of “participatory walks” — not tours — created five years ago by artist Todd Shalom. Shalom, 37, said the walks are more “experience-based” than tours, which are “fact-based.” Different artists host the walks, which aim to give participants a “new perspective on place, form and community.” Another central idea is for walkers to take away “techniques” and “tools” to navigate space, Shalom said. The walks previously were held over a six to eight month period. This year, the walks are concentrated into a 12 day festival. “It’s great

Back Bay meets Venice in new Boston flood control report

Back Bay meets Venice in new Boston flood control report

[caption id="attachment_456519" align="alignnone" width="468"] Clarendon Canal, a street view. Photo: The Urban Land Institute of Boston and New England.[/caption] Boston flood waters will inevitably threaten the city’s waterfront neighborhoods, but innovative designs like Back Bay canals may help us embrace the rising tides. [related tag=”Boston” limit=4] The Urban Land Institute of Boston and New England on Tuesday released a report “The Urban Implications of Living With Water,” which outlined ideas like building canals in the Back Bay, raising the Harbor Walk in the Innovation District, adding breakwaters in the Boston Harbor, and creating absorbent wetlands in waterfront areas. “I think any solution to the rising sea level will be hard for people to grasp

Reading Terminal Market named a great American public space

Reading Terminal Market named a great American public space

[caption id="attachment_456550" align="aligncenter" width="614"] The Reading Terminal Market sits at 12th and Filbert streets in Center City. DiNic’s, inset, is probably the most popular sandwich place at the market. Credit: Charles Mostoller[/caption] The trademark savory aroma wafting from the vendor stalls at Reading Terminal Market has reached all the way to the Midwest. The American Planning Association (APA), a Chicago-based nonprofit, tapped the terminal as one of the “10 Great Public Spaces in America for 2014.” The group will make its official announcement this morning. [related tag = reading-terminal-market] The list is part of its yearly “Great Places in America” program, which acknowledges the country’s best streets, public spaces and neighborhoods. The group makes

Neighbors appeal de-consecration of Fishtown church to the Vatican

[caption id="attachment_456500" align="aligncenter" width="614"] The Saint Laurentius Church in Fishtown, which was decreed to be de-consecrated, effective Oct. 1. Credit: Charles Mostoller[/caption] A canon law attorney who has practiced internationally will be lending her hand to the former parishioners of St. Laurentius Church in a bid to protect the shuttered church. [related tag = archdiocese-of-philadelphia]St. Laurentius will be de-consecrated, effective Oct. 1, via an Archdiocese of Philadelphia decree announced over the weekend. On Monday, Sister Kate Kuenstler, sent a letter of appeal to Archbishop Charles Chaput and to the Vatican in Rome on Monday. “We have appealed to the Vatican, to the Congregation for the Clergy, to take recourse against the decree that the Archbishop published,” Kuenstler said. Kuenstler, who is

Philadelphia skaters gather to celebrate their progress

[caption id="attachment_155926" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Paine’s Park, a public skate park adjacent to the art museum, is wedged between the Schuylkill River and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Rikard Larma/METRO[/caption] They’ve been kicked out of LOVE Park, and now Dilworth Park, but skateboarders across the city still see progress. [related tag = love-park] Josh Dubin, executive director of the nonprofit Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund, which helped build Paine’s Park and advocates for skaters and their culture, pointed Tuesday to City Councilman Jim Kenney, “who is on the record as saying that when the new LOVE Park is re-designed in the coming year or two, that he’d like to see a way to preserve some opportunity for skate-

Trooper killed in Montco shooting exercise is identified

A state trooper was killed Tuesday in an accidental shooting during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus in Plymouth Township, authorities said.