Patricia Madej

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Patricia Madej is a staff curator/web producer. A Philly-based writer, recent graduate of Temple University's Annenberg School of Media and Communication and an alumni of The Temple News, she's had newsroom experience in Philadelphia, London and Seattle. When she's not looking for her next story, you can usually find her weaving in and out of traffic on her bike. Follow her on Twitter, @PatriciaMadej.

patricia@phillyvoice.com

April 28, 2017

Development

Here's what the apartments inside the historic West Philadelphia High School will look like

Fast forward a year since it was first announced that the former West Philadelphia High School at 47th and Walnut Streets would be converted into apartments, and they're now just about move-in ready.

April 27, 2017

Courts

Real estate listing for indicted D.A. Seth Williams' home highlights its 'new roof'

District Attorney Seth Williams has put his house on the market as he fights more than 20 federal charges brought down on him last month.

April 27, 2017

People

Bruce Springsteen 'deeply saddened' over death of Jonathan Demme, 'Philadelphia' director

Bruce Springsteen won an Oscar for his hit, "Streets of Philadelphia," written for Jonathan Demme's film starring Tom Hanks. "Philadelphia," released in 1993, was one of the first mainstream movies to touch on the AIDS crisis.

April 27, 2017

Police

State police charge teen behind bicycle crew's Vine Street Expressway stunt

The teen who's credited with leading hundreds of bicyclists on a ride along I-676 near Eighth Street in Philadelphia over the weekend was charged by Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday. Corey Murray, 16, earlier took responsibility for the stunt during two interviews on FOX29, telling reporters that the ride along the Vine Street Expressway was part of a birthday celebration.

April 26, 2017

Technology

Google Maps now reminds users where they parked their car

If you own a car in Philadelphia, you might want to consider getting this new app update.

April 26, 2017

Rankings

Philadelphia lands spot on list ranking best cities for millennials in 2017

Nestpick, a housing website based in Berlin, recently published its "ultimate Millennial Cities Ranking" for 2017 based on 16 factors that were grouped into four categories, including business ecosystems, essentials like transportation and housing, openness including LGBTQ friendliness and gender equality and recreational factors like nightlife.

April 26, 2017

Politics

Joe Biden on combatting sexual assault: Everyone has an obligation to help

Biden spoke at the Virginia university as part of his "It's On Us" campaign, a national effort launched by the former vice president and former President Barack Obama to spread awareness on ending sexual assault on college campuses across the nation.

April 25, 2017

University of Pennsylvania

Penn responds to neo-Nazi flyers found on campus: hatred and fear-mongering have no place here

Penn removes neo-Nazi posters found on campus: 'hatred and fear-mongering have no place'

April 25, 2017

Politics

Chris Christie gives Trump's first 100 days a letter grade

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks President Donald Trump's first 100 days are going pretty well – though there's some room for improvement.

April 25, 2017

Television

Mike Jerrick chides teen behind bicycle crew's Vine Street Expressway stunt

One thing is clear – Fox29's Mike Jerrick was not amused by hundreds of teens riding their bikes on the Vine Street Expressway over the weekend. "One Way" Corey Murray, who is largely credited as the leader of Philadelphia's pedal bike scene, appeared on "Good Day Philadelphia" on Tuesday morning to talk about the event, which was widely captured on social media.

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