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Strawberry Mansion: For One Urban Rider, Growing Up Was Just Something Different

Strawberry Mansion: For One Urban Rider, Growing Up Was Just Something Different

The Fletcher Street stables are home. At least that’s how Jamil Prattis describes them. Prattis, 29, has been coming to Fletcher Street since he was 11 when his cousin taught him to ride. His first horse was a 12-year-old thoroughbred named Lady Tracey. He took care of her, riding her until she died in 2013. […]

 

Casinos: SugarHouse to Expand as PA Slot Revenue Declines

Casinos: SugarHouse to Expand as PA Slot Revenue Declines

In 2006, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded SugarHouse Casino one of two gaming licenses for Philadelphia. SugarHouse, along with the now-defunct Foxwoods casino proposal in South Philadelphia, was set to become the first casino in the city. Originally, the casino was supposed to open along the Delaware River in 2008, but it faced backlash […]