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.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

April 20, 2017

Historic Preservation

Philadelphia establishes historic preservation task force

Philadelphia will adopt a new set of assessment standards and strategies for preserving the city's historic properties and other assets, revising a policy that has been in place for more than 30 years.

April 20, 2017

Videos

WATCH: A 'hyperlapse' of your everyday scenery from Philly

You've seen it before in a million movie montages — always with the best song on the soundtrack — and you've wondered what it would look like to see it in your hometown. Philadelphia now has its very own, pristinely shot hyperlapse of all of the city's most central sights and attractions.

April 20, 2017

Media

WATCH: Tina Fey long ago ripped Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment settlement

Longtime FOX News host Bill O' Reilly is officially out of work after the station's parent company, led  by Rupert Murdoch and his sons, decided the conservative pundit could no longer be supported in the wake of revelations he allegedly paid women $13 million to keep quiet about sexual harassment claims. 

April 18, 2017

Documentaries

New documentary takes aim at Philly urban planning pioneer Ed Bacon

Without Edmund Bacon, Philadelphia simply would not be what it is today. So many of the city's most recognized modern-day features – Society Hill's greenways, Independence Mall, Market East, Penn's Landing and the Far Northeast – are due to Bacon's sway as director of the City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970.

April 18, 2017

Celebrities

WATCH: Kevin Hart dishes sage advice in audio preview of new book

Kevin Hart will make you laugh, make you run, sell you underwear, occupy a day in the lives of Philadelphia residents — and now that he's about to be an author, he's also got some wisdom to dispense.

April 18, 2017

Celebrities

Watch Will Smith convince you to buck up and go skydiving

If you've never been skydiving before, here's a video that might persuade you to do it. Your daredevil friend who's been bugging you about it for years isn't getting the job done, but you know who can?

April 18, 2017

Television

Comedy Central orders pilot of 'Delco Proper'

After four episodes made for the web, Comedy Central is ready to move forward on a pilot for "Delco Proper," the series about three lumberyard workers who embody the struggle—not really—to become mature adults in a small, nettlesome town they never left.

April 17, 2017

Police

Abington police cancel search for missing Uber driver

Police said they fear that the township woman planned to harm herself.

April 17, 2017

Media

Anthony Gargano addresses absence from 97.5 The Fanatic

97.5 The Fanatic morning show host Anthony Gargano returned to the airwaves Monday after taking last week off in the wake of colleague Maureen Williams' dismissal from the station.

April 17, 2017

Investigation

Philadelphia police search Fairmount Park after alleged sighting of Facebook Live killer

Philadelphia police are reportedly searching Fairmount Park after Steve Stephens, the Cleveland suspect sought for streaming the murder of an innocent man on Facebook Live, was allegedly spotted on park grounds.

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