Featured Stories

Germantown: A Record Revival

https://vimeo.com/20374403] https://vimeo.com/20374450] For roughly a century, the primary medium to play back recorded sound was via the phonograph. Phonographs, which became vinyl records in the 1940s, are those large black discs your parents may have […]

Amateur Sports

Mantua: Dancing Martial Art

There is one place in West Philadelphia where fighting is acceptable. High-flying kicks and swiftly moving bodies pass back and forth across the room. The sound of sneakers hitting the floor—and sometimes skin—is drowned out […]

Arts and Entertainment

Fairhill: Fresh Ink

Valedan sits on an empty bucket once filled with Spackle.  He picks a paint-splattered fold up table from the floor and sets it to his right.  A big screen TV is hung on the wall […]

Arts and Entertainment

Center City: Free Beer

Free beer! That’s the promise at Bar-Now.com. It is not your typical social networking site. Similar to the other sites, users sign up for free with a valid e-mail address and are then provided with […]

Arts and Entertainment

Germantown: The Circus Goes to School

Big striped tents. Jugglers and acrobats. Cotton candy, sparkly costumes and magic tricks. Some of us are lucky enough to have childhood memories of circus visits. There was something so elusive about those performers. But […]

Featured Stories

Logan: The Unwritten Word

The Word of God has never sounded so cool. Meet Donte Holland, also known by his rapper name Beloved the Ghostwriter, gospel rapper from the Strawberry Mansion area of Philadelphia. Getting his start when he […]