Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a weekend Web Curator and Contributor for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from technology and behavioral health to local community initiatives and cultural life. Michael has written for the Argentina Independent and Bespoke Magazine and previously served as a news editor for Xfinity.com before joining PhillyVoice. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.


March 23, 2017


Sly Fox, Barcade team up on new 'Chest Bockwell' beer

In a meeting of the minds, two of the Philadelphia area's most treasured beer-loving establishments have teamed up on a brand-new beer set to be released early next month. 

March 23, 2017


Apple acquires Philly-made automation tool for iPhone, iPad

After several years of high praise and rising popularity in the App Store, the quartet of Philly developers behind iPhone and iPad automation tool Workflow have been snapped up by Apple, which concluded the company could not have made this nifty program better itself.

March 23, 2017


Philly police officer arrested in case of dog crammed in trash bag

Philadelphia police and the Pennsylvania SPCA have announced the arrest of an 11-year veteran of the department on animal cruelty charges stemming from a disturbing discovery at Wissahickon Valley Park last November.

March 23, 2017


GoFundMe supports N.J. veteran whose wife gave birth days before cancer death

On February 24, Danielle Janofsky gave birth to a son who weighed in at just one pound and 11 ounces. Jake was delivered via c-section and placed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University of Pennsylvania.

March 23, 2017

Real Estate

Pennsylvania 'Town That Garbage Built' hits market for $1.5 million

A 75-acre western Pennsylvania town that emerged as Pittsburgh's waste processor in the early 20th century is on the market for a price of $1.5 million.

March 22, 2017


WATCH: Man deploys moral philosophy to defend 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

The eternal love our hometown has for "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is fueled by a great many things, but few would dare to argue that it's because we view the show as virtuous in any sense beyond the value of laughter, creativity and longevity.

March 22, 2017


Two Philly restaurants make Food & Wine list of best pizza places in U.S.

Philadelphia often takes a backseat to New York City and Chicago in the race for best pizza, even after Bon Appétit named Fishtown's Pizzeria Beddia the best in the nation in 2015, but several recent rankings have begun to give Philly its due when it comes to great slices.

March 22, 2017


Weird N.J. magazine: New Jersey doctor's office is weird

Going to the doctor's office is usually a pain for any number of reasons. You have to wait. You have to find out your weight. You're asked to cut foods out of your diet, or told to go see a specialist, or there's an issue with your insurance. The only enjoyable part is usually the small talk with your doctor, whose quirks and interest in your own day-to-day activities can be uplifting

March 22, 2017


Washed up GoPro found in working order at Jersey Shore gets back to owner via Facebook

Investors have been playing an interesting game with action camera maker GoPro for the better part of the last year, sending its stock up 16 percent after the company revealed sunny revenue numbers last week. But in the bigger picture, GoPro's outlook has been ominous in recent years after it took the market by storm in the early 2000's. Investors are selling it short as the company continues to try to define its next step.

March 21, 2017


Shocker: Four Manayunk parking lots are reducing rates

It's no secret that the absolute worst thing about going to Manayunk – and probably the worst thing about living there – is that it can be practically impossible to park your car. You have to leave early to plan a good 20-minute trip around the neighborhood, only to eventually park at a 45-degree angle in a place you're not even certain is a spot.

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