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.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

July 20, 2017

Celebrities

Kevin Hart responds to Miami video, allegations he cheated on pregnant wife

Superstar comedian and Philadelphia royalty Kevin Hart fired back against a bombshell report on Wednesday claiming to show video evidence that he cheated on his pregnant wife, Eniko Parish, at hotel in Miami earlier this month. 

July 20, 2017

Transportation

Elon Musk: NY-Philly-DC-Baltimore Hyperloop approved by government

Tesla Inc. and SpaceX founder Elon Musk dropped a bombshell announcement Thursday morning, tweeting that he has received "verbal government approval" to construct a hyperloop transit system that would connect New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore at incredible speeds. 

July 20, 2017

Higher Education

$50 million donation to St. Joe's marks largest in university history

St. Joseph's University announced Thursday the receipt of a $50 million gift from a distinguished alumnus and his wife, marking the single largest donation in the university's 166-year history.

July 20, 2017

Transportation

Philly, other cities unaware of Musk's East Coast Hyperloop plan, report says

Philadelphia is going to get a Hyperloop transit station, right after that SEPTA Broad Street Line extension makes its way to the Navy Yard.

July 19, 2017

Government

City controller: Philly needs to avoid repeating costly technology mistakes

Outgoing Philadelphia Controller Alan Butkovitz warned city officials this week against repeating past mistakes when investing in costly technology initiatives, citing multiple instances of undelivered projects, waste and faulty implementation.

July 19, 2017

Jobs

Lockheed Martin holding engineering, operations job fair in South Jersey

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin will hold a job fair in Mount Laurel Thursday to recruit engineers and operations employees for its Moorestown and Camden locations.

July 19, 2017

Tributes

Girlfriend of Bucks County murder victim shares moving tribute on Instagram

Two weeks after the disappearance of 19-year-old Jimi Taro Patrick, the first of the four victims killed in the gruesome Bucks County murder case, his girlfriend has spoken out on Instagram to pay tribute to the life of the promising young college student and youth baseball standout. 

July 19, 2017

Videos

Video: N.J. woman shatters ex's car windows with kids inside

A woman in North Jersey exacted vengeance against an ex-partner by smashing the windows and headlights of his car with a hammer — all while children cried in the back seat.

July 18, 2017

Turnpike

Prepare, drivers: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approves 6 percent toll increase

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's 6 percent toll increase will take effect in January 18, affecting both E-ZPass and cash customers.

July 18, 2017

Investigation

Feds: Philly man sold lethal fentanyl on dark web marketplace AlphaBay

A Philadelphia man is facing charges of importing and distributing a deadly dose of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, allegedly conducting international sales using the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, federal prosecutors announced following an arraignment last week.

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