Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a Web Curator 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.


May 21, 2018


Police: Teen falls 30 feet onto Vine Street Expressway in Center City

An 18-year-old man plummeted 30 feet from an I-95 ramp onto the Vine Street Expressway just before midnight on Sunday, according to Philadelphia police.

May 21, 2018


Robert Indiana, artist behind Philly's iconic LOVE sculpture, dies at 89

The designer of Philadelphia's most famous sculpture, the LOVE statue that graces the park of the same name, died last weekend at the age of 89, according to an obituary published Monday in The New York Times. 

May 21, 2018


Summer-born puppies are more prone to heart disease, Penn study finds

Puppies born during the three primary months of summer are at a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease later in life, according to a study published this week by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. 

May 21, 2018


CNN adds former Pennsylvania congressman as political commentator

Former Republican Pennsylvania Congressman Charlie Dent will reportedly join CNN as a state-based political commentator after resigning his House seat earlier this month, according to multiple reports.

May 18, 2018


2018 Jersey Shore beach guide: Longport

Longport, New Jersey, exists as a  tranquil paradise At the southern end of Absecon Island, a place for those want the Jersey Shore to be more of a refuge than a bustling summer destination. 

May 18, 2018

Food & Drink

Hollywood famous Pink's Hot Dogs coming to King of Prussia Mall

The ever-expanding King of Prussia Mall will soon have a piece of Hollywood royalty in its food court with Pink's Hot Dogs debuts in August 2018.

May 18, 2018


Officials seize $3 million in counterfeit designer jewelry at Philly port

Customs officials have seized approximately $3 million in Chinese counterfeit designer jewelry in Philadelphia over the past few months, authorities revealed on Friday.

May 18, 2018


Man pulls surprise proposal to girlfriend on American Airlines flight from Philadelphia

More often than not, cell phone footage taken on an airplane ends involves passengers arguing with flight security  — or each other — and eventually getting thrown off the plane under questionable circumstances. 

May 17, 2018


2018 Jersey Shore beach guide: Margate

A Jersey Shore traveler's guide to Margate City in 2018, with tips on beach badges, events, lifeguard information and beach rules.

May 17, 2018


Forget Yanny and Laurel, Will Smith went viral with a trippy wheelie video on Instagram

The best part about Will Smith's emergence as a social media star is that we're seeing him return to his natural goofball roots, minus the Hollywood handlers and streamlined brand.

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