May 29, 2015
Spring has finally arrived and with it a slew of fresh ideas. Innovators are finding new ways to tackle diseases, whether through medicine or mood-lifting messages. Pop-up parks, beer gardens and new restaurants are popping up in full bloom all over Philadelphia. PhillyVoice’s Jimmy Kempski had the Eagles’ draft covered from head to toe, from pre-draft speculation to the actual selections to analysis of the Birds’ moves.
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The following poem by Natalie Cribari, titled "Heroin," was included in the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association's 2014 Report on Overdose Statistics. It was written by the young Harrisburg-area woman on Christmas Day 2005 – three months before she died of a heroin overdose at the age of 20 – to warn others about the dangers of abusing drugs.
Regular contributor Angelo Cataldi of the "WIP Morning Show" explained how Chip Kelly could halt allegations of racial bias on the Eagles once and for all.
Penn's David Fajgenbaum is leading research efforts to find a cure. At his lowest point, Fajgenbaum’s condition grew so dire that a priest delivered last rites. After spending parts of six months in the hospital and undergoing various chemotherapy treatments, he rebounded and resumed his studies as a Penn medical student. But his fight against multicentric Castleman disease — an immune system disorder without a known cure — was only beginning.
Dr. Laura Markham is a clinical psychologist based in New York City. Her following is large, growing, loyal and deeply appreciative of the “proven, research-based” information frequently shared on her impressive "Aha! Parenting" blog. Known for her helpful conversation scripts or dialogue templates, Markham draws upon cutting-edge discoveries relating to attachment theory and brain development. As more and more American parents move away from harmful parenting models that use force, control or coercion, Markham is America’s parenting coach whose time has come.
Eagles writer Jimmy Kempski got tired of hearing everyone ask, “Well, what would you have done?” with the Eagles draft, so he went all "Captain Hindsight."
You will obsess over the Eagles and never miss an Eagles/Cowboys game.You will discover a deep and undying love for "wooder ice." You will realize that only tourists eat at Pat’s and Geno’s and fall in love with the closest hole-in-the-wall cheesesteak place.
Jay Z's Made in America music festival will be returning to Philadelphia, according to the concert's website. The festival, sponsored by Budweiser, is set for the weekend of Sept. 5 and 6. A lineup has not yet been announced.
The morning after the NBA Lottery, Rich Hofmann dusted off his crystal ball to predict which way the Sixers would go in the NBA Draft June 25.
Maggie May's Campus Pub caters to Widener walk-ins. In a city that once hosted dozens of taverns, those left standing can now be counted on just two hands.
Emily McDowell has launched a line of empathy cards on her website that attempt to give family and friends of those with cancer or other illnesses the ability to communicate more honestly and appropriately.
Ruben Amaro Jr. was in the news and, as usual, it was for all the wrong reasons. Matt Mullin addressed the comments made by the Phillies GM.
In the newest episode of "Parts Unknown," Anthony Bourdain highlights several eateries in South Jersey, one of which is Donkey's Place in Camden. A teaser video for the episode hints that the joint's cheesesteaks may rival those of any location in Philly.
Is it Korea's turn in the cuisine scene? Ask celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain what's hot in the American culinary world right now, and he'll point you straight to barbecue and bibimbap -- Korean dishes that, in Philadelphia especially, have only recently permeated the mainstream food vernacular.
Pop-up parks and beer gardens are beginning to spring up like dandelions throughout Philadelphia in what's become an annual tradition and tribute to summertime in the city.
Regular contributor Angelo Cataldi closed out the month with a prediction column and said that this new Eagle will soon be the next big sports star in the city of Philadelphia.