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A Colonial-Era Cemetery Resurfaces in Philadelphia

Remains buried in the First Baptist cemetery were believed to have been moved in 1860. But many coffins and bones were still there.
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Genealogy, Forensic Science, Cemeteries, Rutgers, Bones, Lincoln Memorial University, Skeletons, Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia (Pa, Coffins, The State University of New Jersey, Churches (Buildings, Crowdfunding (Internet, Skull (Body Part


The College Admissions Scandal Is Peak White Privilege — & It's Nothing New

I went to one of the top public high schools in Washington State — and most of the students were rich and white. My family was middle-class; my mother is an immigrant, my father was raised in poverty, and neither inherited wealth. And though I did grow up with economic privileges that I don’t seek to deny, the degree of wealth that surrounded me in my youth baffled me. Many of the families in my community had boats (some even private planes) and summer homes. If one of my classmates received a ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, United States, Harvard University, Philadelphia, Bmw, Jackson, Washington State, Detroit, Tampa, Black, Butler, Philadelphia PA, Michael Butler, William Singer, Danielle Jackson


Yes, It's Okay To Not Go To Prom

Prom season is here, which means that prom #content is everywhere. I’ve definitely awww -ed over some cute promposals, but with all the prom articles, Instagram posts, and ads everywhere, it can be hard to remember that prom is not actually mandatory.I skipped prom for a few different reasons: I’d been to two homecoming dances before, and while I’d had an okay time, it didn’t feel the need to repeat it with a much-pricier ticket (another reason I skipped). My friends were all going with dates, ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Ariana Grande, Carrie Brownstein, Columbus, Taco Bell, Chicago Il, New York Ny, Sara, Brooklyn NY, Michele, Jehovah, Philadelphia PA, Dallas TX


Yes, It's OK To Not Go To Prom

Prom season is here, which means that prom #content is everywhere. I’ve definitely awww -ed over some cute promposals, but with all the prom articles, Instagram posts, and ads everywhere, it can be hard to remember that prom is not actually mandatory.I skipped prom for a few different reasons: I’d been to two homecoming dances before, and while I’d had an okay time, it didn’t feel the need to repeat it with a much-pricier ticket (another reason I skipped). My friends were all going with dates, ...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Ariana Grande, Carrie Brownstein, Columbus, Taco Bell, Chicago Il, New York Ny, Sara, Brooklyn NY, Michele, Jehovah, Philadelphia PA, Dallas TX


Osage University Partners raises $273 mln for third fund

Osage University Partners has closed its third fund at $273 million, beating its $250 million target. The Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania-based venture firm invests in startups that commercialize university research. PRESS RELEASE BALA CYNWYD, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Osage University Partners (“OUP”), a Philadelphia area-based venture capital firm, today announced the closing of Osage University Partners III, L.P. (“OUP III”) at $273 million, exceeding its target of $250 million. OUP III marks the firm’s ...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Funds, Body Labs, Philadelphia, Thor, Matt, Philadelphia PA, Osage University Partners, Oup, Bill Harrington, Osage Partners, Kura, Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania, Manny Stockman, Anurag Agarwal


A Former Prison Breaks From the System That Built It

Eastern State Penitentiary shaped the modern prison system. Now it’s pushing for reform.
Tags: News, Museums, American Alliance of Museums, Eastern State Penitentiary, Prisons and Prisoners, Philadelphia (Pa, Historic Buildings and Sites


Accel-KKR-backed IntegriChain to merge with daVIZta

IntegriChain, which is backed by Accel-KKR, will merge with daVIZta, a provider of revenue analytics software for life sciences companies. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 2019 – IntegriChain, a leading life sciences commercial data and analytics company that helps patients start therapy faster and stay on therapy longer, today announced that it will merge with daVIZta Inc. daVIZta is a leading provider of revenue analytics software, including gross-to-...
Tags: Trends, Tech, Atlanta, M&a, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Menlo Park, Philadelphia PA, Accel KKR, IntegriChain, Kevin Leininger, Accel KKR Accel KKR, IntegriChain Co, daVIZta Inc, Shekhar Yerramilli, Krishnan Padmanabhan


Penguins’ Outdoor Game Highs and Lows

Since 2008, the NHL has taken hockey back to its roots at least once a season by scheduling outdoor contests at football and baseball stadiums across the United States and Canada, including the New Year’s Day Winter Classic, the Canadian-based Heritage Classic, and the stretch run’s Stadium Series games. Let’s do this.#StadiumSeries pic.twitter.com/0PvMAFpTax — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 24, 2019 The Pittsburgh Penguins have participated in five outdoor matchups since 2008, the...
Tags: Usa, Colorado, Washington, Sport, Chicago, Canada, Pennsylvania, United States, Nashville, Philadelphia, Penguins, Buffalo, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks


Element Philadelphia Selects Wireless Room Controls Provider, Evolve Controls

Element Hotel, a new 460-room extended stay hotel in Philadelphia, PA, announced today, plans to install Evolve Controls' wireless room controls system into all 460 rooms of the property, currently undergoing construction.
Tags: Travel, Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA


‘I Remember the First Time I Saw a Teenager Die’

Scenes from the trauma bay haunt those of us who work to save the victims of gun violence.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Gun Violence, Temple University, Philadelphia (Pa, Emergency Medical Treatment, Parkland (Fla


Safe Injection Site for Opioid Users Faces Trump Administration Crackdown

A Philadelphia group was set to open the facility to help prevent overdose deaths. But the Justice Department says it would “normalize” the use of deadly drugs.
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Justice Department, Medicine and Health, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Philadelphia (Pa, Opioids and Opiates, Hypodermic Needles and Syringes, Opioid Users Faces Trump Administration Crackdown


Melody, Aggression, Intelligence: An Interview with Bob Mould

None Bob Mould's latest album, Sunshine Rock, is the culmination of a several experiences: Albums that came in the wake of the loss of both his parents, a relocation to Berlin, Germany, and the recognition that happy songs, across his recent recorded output, had a rarer commodity. Whether the result is Mould's best album in a decade or a continuation of the always-solid and emotionally-charged sets he's issued across a solo career that is now 30 years old will remain a matter of debate among fa...
Tags: Feature, Music, Minneapolis, Interview, Washington, Berlin, Toronto, San Francisco, Rock, Chicago, Ed Sheeran, Washington Dc, Portland, Vancouver, Jason, Columbia




Transportation Planner/Engineer at Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission in Philadelphia, PA

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is the Philadelphia region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization. We believe DVRPC is a place to work, learn, and create a career in a professional and stimulating environment that values diversity, innovation, and bringing your best self to work. If your background and experience match the following vacancy in our Office of Corridor Planning, we would like to hear from you. Job Description
Tags: Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission DVRPC, Office of Corridor Planning


news analysis: What Is the Blood of a Poor Person Worth?

Desperate people can make $30 donating plasma, up to 104 times a year, in this $20-billion industry.
Tags: News, Poverty, Minimum Wage, Blood, Blood Donation, Rose, George, American Red Cross, CSL Ltd, Philadelphia (Pa, Shaefer, H Luke (1978-


Speaking Black Dialect in Courtrooms Can Have Striking Consequences

A soon-to-be published study found court reporters in Philadelphia regularly made errors when transcribing sentences spoken in a dialect linguists term African-American English.
Tags: News, United States, Philadelphia, Blacks, Philadelphia (Pa, Language and Languages, Secretaries, Stenographers and Typists, Speaking Black Dialect


Ben Kweller Returns After 5 Years Battling Depression

After a five-year hiatus following what he describes as a ‘near death’ incident, indie rocker Ben Kweller has returned to the music scene with a new album and a new tour. Kweller described his near date with destiny in a recent tour announcement, explaining how he and his family nearly succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning while on vacation in New Mexico in 2013. “We were in this sweet little cabin and in the middle of the night, Lizzy woke up and said, ‘Ben, get up! Something’s wrong-...
Tags: Music, Indianapolis, Northampton, Dallas, Nashville, New Mexico, Bruce Houghton, Ben, Boston MA, Brooklyn NY, Atlanta Ga, CHARLOTTESVILLE Va, Philadelphia PA, Pittsburgh PA, Lizzy, Jefferson Theater


New sessions at Pittcon 2019

Pittcon 2019 will be held March 17-21, 2019 in Philadelphia PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. A number of new events and sessions will be held.
Tags: Health, Philadelphia PA, Pennsylvania Convention Center


PlanPhilly Reporter at WHYY in Philadelphia, PA

WHYY is seeking a full-time Reporter to join the PlanPhilly team. This position is a key member of PlanPhilly's editorial team, providing daily coverage to Philadelphia's planning and development news for publication on PlanPhilly.com and WHYY's related multi-media platforms.  This reporter is expected to produce stories for both the web and radio. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge or an interest in development, infrastructure, neighborhoods, and planning in Philadelphia. Qualificatio...
Tags: Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, WHYY


Studio Visit: Pat Steir Gets Discovered, Again

Acclaimed (then overlooked) during five decades, the painter hits a new tempo in life and art with a show at the Barnes, a documentary and a seven-figure sale.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, John, Cage, Barnes, Cunningham, Barnes Foundation, Lévy Gorvy Gallery, Philadelphia (Pa, Merce, Nineteen Hundred Seventies, Pat Steir


Transportation Planner, Freight and Aviation Programs at Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission in Philadelphia, PA

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is the Philadelphia region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization. We believe DVRPC is a place to work, learn, and create a career in a professional and stimulating environment that values diversity, innovation, and bringing your best self to work. If your background and experience match the following vacancy, we would like to hear from you. Job Description
Tags: Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission DVRPC, Aviation Programs


Trippie Redd Announces “Life’s A Trip” Headline Tour

Multi-platinum Canton, OH, rapper and singer Trippie Redd announces his headline “Life’s a Trip” tour kicking off January 26, 2019, and continuing throughout February, wrapping in Seattle on Feb. 28. Tickets are available HERE.  Trippie’s brand has definitely grown to monumental proportions since he laid down a legendary Mic Session with UndergroundHipHopBlog.com last year. Trippie’s recent album “A Love Letter To You 3” entered the Billboard Top 200 at number 3 on November 19 and held th...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Jimmy Kimmel, Washington, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nba, Jazz, Lil Wayne, Riaa, Rolling Stone, Seattle, Cleveland, Detroit, Travis Scott






Best Cyber Monday travel deals: Expedia and Hotwire coupons, flight sales, Amtrak savings, and more

The only thing we love more than traveling to a cool new location is finding a great flight deal that'll get us there for less. (Hotel deals and coupon codes to save on car rentals and fun excursions are also pretty great.) SEE ALSO: Best Cyber Monday deals on iPad, Instant Pot, Bose headphones This Cyber Monday, we're shopping for cheap flights to Cairo, saving on train tickets at Amtrak, and booking hotels for less thanks to some awesome deals. We'll keep updating this post as...
Tags: New York, Milan, London, News, Mexico, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Sydney, Portland, Athens, San Diego, San Jose


Transportation Planner, Freight and Aviation Programs at Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission in Philadelphia, PA

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is the Philadelphia region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization. We believe DVRPC is a place to work, learn, and create a career in a professional and stimulating environment that values diversity, innovation, and bringing your best self to work. If your background and experience match the following vacancy, we would like to hear from you. Job Description
Tags: Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission DVRPC, Aviation Programs


law enforcement : Catching Killers by Matching Tiny Marks on Bullets

Once seen as crime scene detritus, bullets and ejected shell casings are now recognized as vital pieces of evidence.
Tags: News, Gun Control, Forensic Science, Firearms, Crime and Criminals, Philadelphia (Pa, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Fingerprinting, Huntsville (Ala


Rites of Passage: Combing My Hair and Finding Myself

Black women have intimate and sometimes fraught relationships with our hair. Today, my hair is helping me work out the most important relationship I’ll ever have: the one I have with myself.
Tags: News, Hair, Blacks, Women and Girls, Philadelphia (Pa, Beauty Salons


Figure Technologies Announces New Sale Leaseback Offering

Home equity release firm Figure Technologies, Inc. has announced the rollout of a new sale leaseback product to offer prospective homeowners an option to access their home equity as an alternative to a reverse mortgage. This new offering, Figure Home Advantage, works as follows: Figure purchases the home, and grants seller(s) a lease that renews annually. Homeowners then get the proceeds of their loan in one lump sum. As the new home-owning entity, Figure covers property taxes, homeowner’s in...
Tags: News, Finance, Atlanta, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Cincinnati, Houston TX, San Antonio TX, IRI, Philadelphia PA, Tampa FL, Dallas TX, Pittsburgh PA, Reno NV, Phoenix AZ, Reverse Mortgage


YG Announces ‘Stay Dangerous’ North American Tour

YG is starting 2019 off on the road. The Compton rapper announces the “Stay Dangerous” North American tour. Kicking off Jan. 17 in Vancouver, Canada, the 19-date trek will make stops in Seattle, Denver, New York City, Toronto, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, and San Francisco, before wrapping up on Mar. 10 in Reno, Nevada. Tickets can be purchased starting this Friday (Nov. 16) on YG’s official website and Ticketmaster. The tour is in support of YG’s third studio album of the same name, featu...
Tags: Nicki Minaj, Toronto, San Francisco, Atlanta, Yg, Portland, Jazz, Vancouver, Jay, Worcester, Tours, Oklahoma City, New York Ny, Houston TX, San Francisco CA, Reno Nevada