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This Week In Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo

10/29/2014
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This Week In Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo

These gentlemen certainly caught my attention last week at the Zoo. And that is all for this week’s installment of Interesting People I Saw At The Philadelphia Zoo.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIV

10/29/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIV

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5804. Orlando, Fla. Oct. 16. 27-year-old woman fatally struck by an…

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Watch Some Dirtbag Lady Steal Halloween Decorations In South Philly

10/27/2014
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Watch Some Dirtbag Lady Steal Halloween Decorations In South Philly

While it’s a couple rungs above “stealing Christmas gifts from cars at the mall,” this 30-something scumbagette reminds us all that nothing good happens in South Philly around 3:30 a.m. To wit: South Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect wanted for theft in South Philadelphia. On October 23, 2014, at 3:24…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIII

10/25/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5784. Suffolk County, NY. Oct. 18. 40-year-old woman fatally struck by…

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When Sunsets Make High-School Football iPhone Pictures Beautiful

10/25/2014
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When Sunsets Make High-School Football iPhone Pictures Beautiful

Covered last night’s MLK vs. Washington High football game in Germantown. MLK won 28-14. The NewsWorks story is forthcoming. But, during the first quarter, I noticed the sky behind the stands. It was awesome. And when coupled with game action, I think it’s even awesomer. No? Spoiler alert: In their regular-season finale, the Cougars snagged…

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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

10/25/2014
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Whiteween Returns To Fairmount During Sunday’s Eagles Game

In the wake of the excellently classist/racist Dear Prudence letter decrying poors who bring their kids to non-poor neighborhoods on Halloween, I got to thinking: Hey, whatever happened with Fairmount’s Whiteween? You know, the thing where a Philly neighborhood has two trick-or-treat events: One at a pre-arranged date for insiders (read: our kids) and one…

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