17 hrs ago
Four Lessons Philadelphia Can Learn from The Simpsons
I'm not proud of it, but I spent most of my weekend with The Simpsons. At best, I'm a casual fan, but on a rainy Saturday, FXX's 24-hour, 552-episode Simpsons marathon proved to be a pretty seductive mix of cozy nostalgia, surprisingly timeless writing, and non-judgmental hangover company.
21 hrs ago
Albany Times Union
Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash
In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Hyper. I remember first hearing myself described that way by a girl I went out with when I was a junior in college in Philadelphia.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Albany convention center authority approves SMG management contract
SMG was awarded a 6-year contract to manage the new $66.5 million Convention Center Authority that will be constructed in downtown Albany, New York.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Green-Wood, Brooklyn Historical Society to unveil Battle of Brooklyn map
An illustrated Revolutionary War map used in battle by Lieutenant-General Hugh Percy will be unveiled at Green-Wood Cemetery on Aug. 24. On Aug. 27 the map will travel to the Brooklyn Historical Society, where it will remain on view through February 2015.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Strut your mutt and other pet fun: Allison Dougherty
This is one of the best parts of living where we live: It's very easy to get out of here.
National Review Online
Michael Tanner: Less Welfare, More Charity
Initially, he responded by providing the homeless with free meals, but he soon found that his generosity was doing nothing to help beneficiaries to improve their situation.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Real Deal
New York remains a mecca for all-cash home purchases
With 48.8 percent of transactions closing in cash, the Empire State came in just behind Michigan and slightly ahead of Nevada, according to RealtyTrac report cited by the Atlantic's CityLab.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
North Country Now
Story from NorthCountryNow.com
A dedication ceremony for a 160-year-old one-room schoolhouse that was moved more than 50 miles to Madrid will be held Aug. 30. Schoolhouse #12 was donated by Indian River Central School near Philadelphia, NY to the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment Museum in Madrid in 2010, and moved to Madrid in 2011.
Albany Times Union
Pope OKs protecting Iraq minorities, wants Un Ok
Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community walk on the Delal bridge in Zakho, 300 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Pope confirms hopes for 3-city US trip in 2015
Pope Francis has confirmed he wants to go to the United States next year and is considering a three-city trip in September 2015: Philadelphia for a family rally, Washington to address Congress and New York to speak at the United Nations.
Albany-area hotel pioneer John Desmond dies
John Desmond, a pioneer in the Albany, New York region's hospitality industry, built a Colonial-era inspired hotel and banquet facility that bears his name 40 years after opening.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
13 things to know about historic New Dorp on Staten Island's East Shore
This East Shore neighborhood, an old town by any historical measure, was the site of colonial settlement as early as the 1670s.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Philadelphia woman accused of shoplifting
State police charged a Philadelphia woman with petit larceny after she allegedly took items from the Walmart Supercenter, Route 11, LeRay.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sugar Loaf Center ready to reopen
Last-minute preparations were underway at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center Friday as it gets ready to open under new management with a slew of shows lined up for the fall.
MLS Power Ranking Averages Week 22 - Portland makes a big move
Wk 22 Power Ranking Avg's from 9 sites. Includes High / Low and overall season totals.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Will the Democrats choose Brooklyn for 2016 convention?
Is anybody surprised that Mayor Bill de Blasio is the No. 1 booster of holding the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Brooklyn? After all, it's his home borough.
Uncapped Concert Series Returns Aug. 19 With Run The Jewels and Jeremih
For the past three years, vitaminwater and The Fader's Uncapped concert series has been creating one-of-a-kind musical moments in intimate settings, from Frank Ocean and Bon Iver playing a New York City synagogue in 2012 to Solange performing at a laundromat in 2013.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
New York Post
Censusgate throws light on political - Right'
Robert Groves, Director of the US Census Bureau, discusses the first results of the 2010 Census during a December '10 news conference.
Metro acquires Philadelphia City Paper
A little more than a week after rumors surfaced , the Metro U.S. chain of free daily newspapers, said it has bought alternative free weekly Philadelphia City Paper from the Rock family.