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

March 28, 2017

Politics

Sen. Toomey: 'We'll get to a town hall at some point'

It can be "a little bit hard" to hold town hall meetings in Pennsylvania while being based in Washington, D.C., U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey admitted this week, but he said he's still "pretty sure [he's] done more town hall meetings than any other statewide, elected Republican ... maybe for a long time."

March 28, 2017

Business

Frontier expanding nonstop service from Philadelphia to Puerto Rico this summer

It'll be the airline's 20th nonstop destination out of Philadelphia International Airport, with one-way flights to Puerto Rico starting as low as $59.

March 28, 2017

People

Alec Baldwin 'fell in love' with Tina Fey the first time they met

Alec Baldwin said that while Tina Fey seemed completely uninterested when they first met, he was in awe over her beauty and wit – that's the way he describes their first encounter in Vanity Fair's April cover story, an excerpt from "Nevertheless," his memoir that's set to be released April 4.

March 25, 2017

Social Media

What they're saying: reaction to the Trump march through Philly

Less than 100 people turned out for the Pennsylvania Make America Great Again March at Independence Hall Saturday – a crowd that drew more protesters and police than supporters of the president.

March 25, 2017

Politics

Joe Biden says he regrets 'not being president'

While giving a speech at New York's Colgate University on Friday night, former Vice President Joe Biden gave a long, heartfelt answer as to whether or not he regretted not running for president.

March 25, 2017

Police

How 'It's Always Sunny' paid tribute to a fallen New Jersey trooper

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" paid a subtle tribute to a fallen New Jersey trooper in a recent episode – a move that the New Jersey State Police called "well played" in a Facebook post on Friday.

March 24, 2017

Transit

SEPTA to hold open house on proposed bus connecting University City, Brewerytown and Grays Ferry

The transportation agency will hold an open house next week to talk plans of a proposed Route 49 bus that would operate from Brewerytown through Fairmount and Grays Ferry to University City, according to SEPTA.

March 24, 2017

Politics

Kenney calls pulled GOP health care bill 'ill-conceived,' says 'fight is far from over'

GOP leaders made the decision after it became clear that the bill, which was intended to repeal the Affordable Care Act, would not pass and move on to the Senate.

March 24, 2017

Comedy

Kevin Hart responds after Dave Chappelle teases him in new Netflix comedy special

Comedian Kevin Hart responded to the comments after a fan asked his thoughts on Twitter on Friday.

March 23, 2017

Studies

Study: Philadelphia ranked one of top cities for women in tech

While women still remain a large minority in the working world of technology, Philadelphia has now been ranked a top spot for women looking to break into the industry in 2017, according to one recent study.

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