Adam Hermann

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Adam is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. He grew up on the other side of Pennsylvania but was raised versed in Philadelphia culture. He’s a graduate of Drexel University, where he studied journalism and history. Adam has written for the Inquirer, Daily News, Philadelphia magazine, and NCAA.com. He used to write about sports (and still does now and then) but is also interested in environmental policy and very fresh produce.

adam@phillyvoice.com

August 24, 2019

Odd News

Amish farmers in Chester County: Please stop stealing our hemp, thinking it's marijuana

Some Amish farmers in Chester County are dealing with a nightmare situation: uninformed thieves in search of a free high.

August 24, 2019

Business

iHeartMedia to launch 'The Gambler', a new Philly-area sports gambling radio station

Sports betting is the next great frontier for media, and iHeartMedia Philadelphia this week decided to jump into the fray.

August 24, 2019

Sixers

Kyle Lowry brought the NBA's Larry O'Brien trophy to North Philly

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry played a big role in ending the Sixers' 2018-19 season, but Lowry's also a Philadelphia native. So, this week, Lowry brought the NBA's most sought-after trophy back to North Philly.

August 23, 2019

Transportation

Philly commuters spend more than 60 hours a year stuck in traffic, an all-time high

There are new startling numbers about just how much time Philadelphia's commuters lose to traffic on the city's increasingly-clogged streets and expressways from the latest Urban Mobility Report by Texas A&M's Transportation Institute.

August 23, 2019

Eagles

Carli Lloyd said she's received 'inquiries' from teams after nailing 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice

Earlier this week, U.S. Women's National Team star and New Jersey native Carli Lloyd drained a 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice. Apparently, at least a few teams took note.

August 23, 2019

Higher Education

Penn professor Amy Wax: Determining whether President Trump is a racist is 'so shallow'

Controversial Penn law professor Amy Wax gave an interview to the New Yorker on Friday, in which she said it's "shallow" to determine whether President Donald Trump is a racist.

August 23, 2019

Music

Taylor Swift shouts out Bruce Springsteen, hometown of Reading on new song 'London Boy'

Pop megastar Taylor Swift, who grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania, released her newest studio album, "Lover". On one song, Swift references fellow local hero Bruce Springsteen, and also nearly name drops her hometown.

August 22, 2019

Development

Master plans unveiled for striking red skyscraper next to 30th Street Station

Brandywine Realty Trust unveiled master plans Thursday for the first two mixed-use towers at Schuylkill Yards, the rapidly-developing area near 30th Street Station and Drexel University, including a striking, 512-foot-tall red skyscraper.

August 22, 2019

Food & Drink

Time Magazine names Fishtown's Pizzeria Beddia one of the world's 19 best places to eat

Pizzeria Beddia, the second Fishtown offering from pizza virtuoso Joe Beddia, opened earlier this year to widespread critical acclaim. Time Magazine jumped on the hype train this week.

August 22, 2019

Police

Philly Police launch unsolved murders website, hope public can help find suspects

The Philadelphia Police Department launched a new website Thursday, which it hopes will help bring conclusions to a number of unsolved murder cases.

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