Daniel Craig

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Daniel is a Philadelphia-based writer who began working for PhillyVoice in January 2015. Before joining the website's editorial team, he served as an assistant producer for the Preston and Steve Show on 93.3 WMMR. He is a Temple graduate and an alumni of The Temple News and WHIP, the school's student-run radio station. Daniel is also very aware he shares the name of the actor who portrays James Bond and does not need to be reminded of that fact.

daniel@phillyvoice.com

June 23, 2018

Amusement Parks

Pennsylvania indoor water park voted best in nation

USA Today readers have voted Aquatoptia at Camelback Resort as the nation's number one indoor water park as part of the newspaper's annual 10Best feature, which selects the best in entertainment, food and other categories.

June 23, 2018

Eagles

Police: Former Eagles cornerback Lito Sheppard has car vandalized by ex-teammate

Police announced Friday that they believe the vandalism was conducted by Derrick "Jabar" Gaffney, who was Sheppard's teammate at the University of Florida and played 11 seasons in the NFL, along with his longtime girlfriend, who was not named by authorities.

June 23, 2018

Frank Rizzo

Kenney: Philly 'narrowing options' on where to move Frank Rizzo statue

Philadelphia announced in November that the 9-foot-tall bronze statue of Frank Rizzo, who served as police commissioner before being elected mayor in 1971, will be moved to a new spot after months of protests. The statue currently sits in front of the Municipal Services Building in Center City.

June 22, 2018

Odd News

Confident man tries to steal truck in Philly suburbs, fails miserably

Police said the "bold thief" made his attempt around 12:13 a.m. at a home on the 1100 block of Kings Avenue in Bensalem, Bucks County.

June 22, 2018

Jersey Shore

One Jersey Shore town is cracking down on beach drinking

Sea Isle City in Cape May County is trying to put an end to drinking alcohol on the beach. A message from City Council on Thursday noted that during a June 12 meeting, a citizen raised concerns about alcohol being present on the beach over Memorial Day weekend, but council reiterated that police are enforcing the law this summer and have already issued several tickets for open containers.

June 22, 2018

Odd News

Traveling dog backs up Philly traffic on I-76

State police said they got a call about the dog going down I-76 East near the Philadelphia Zoo around 8 a.m. Police escorted the dog down the highway for about 20 minutes before it darted off the Spring Garden exit.

June 21, 2018

Development

Check out renderings of the upcoming Fairmount Park project

The section, called Centennial Commons, is being described as a "park-within-the-park." Funded so far by a $5.4 million grant by the William Penn Foundation and a $1 million contribution from the Knight Foundation, the project is sprucing up a 67,000-square-foot-area of West Fairmount Park along Parkside Avenue between 41st Street and Belmont Avenue.

June 21, 2018

LGBTQ

Philly removes gender-specific terms from parts of city code

Mayor Jim Kenney signed the legislation, introduced by Councilman Derek Green, on Wednesday. Specifically, the new law affects the realty transfer tax and senior citizen low income special tax, taking out the words “husband,” “wife,” “widow” and “widower," and replacing them with "spouse."

June 20, 2018

Media

Sixers fans dismayed about Molly Sullivan's departure from NBC Sports Philadelphia

Molly Sullivan among a group of reporters and hosts to recently depart NBC Sports Philadelphia, the network formerly known as Comcast SportsNet. The others include Marshall Harris, Dei Lynam, Tim Panaccio, John Gonzalez, Sarah Baicker and Jillian Mele.

June 20, 2018

Politics

Philly lawmaker flips Pence the bird, stirring controversy

State Rep. Brian Sims, the Democrat from Philadelphia who is Pennsylvania's first openly gay state legislator, posted a photo of him giving Vice President Mike Pence the middle finger. The post stirred controversy on social media.

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