Emily Rolen

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Emily is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. She grew up in the PA suburbs and is a graduate of Temple University, where she studied journalism and Chinese. She has worked for places like USA Today, Metro, TheStreet and startup Ketagalan Media. Her work has spanned topics from the technology sector to theater and the arts. Before she came back to Philadelphia, she made home bases in China, Taiwan and New York.

emily@phillyvoice.com

February 18, 2019

Odd News

'Beloved' pet store cat and parrot were stolen from this Pennsylvania shop

A pet store cat named ashes and a parrot were stolen from Diane's Pet Shop in Reading, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Three suspects allegedly forced the front door open and stole the two animals.

February 18, 2019

Television

An Oscars drinking game, based on all the planning drama

The 91st-annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. so here's a drinking game based on all the planning controversy leading up to the ceremony.

February 18, 2019

Crime

18-year-old shot moments after vigil ends for another Philly teen killed on same street

An 18-year-old was shot and killed Sunday night in Southwest Philadelphia not long after a vigil had ended for another teen killed on the same street days before.

February 17, 2019

Transportation

Watch the helicopter lift carrying equipment fly through Center City

A helicopter lift operation on Sunday, Feb. 17 lifted heavy equipment through Center City from 4 a.m to 3 p.m. Road closures and SEPTA modified routes are in place until the lift is over.

February 17, 2019

Television

John Mulaney will host 'SNL' again

Everybody's favorite comedian John Mulaney is returning to "Saturday Night Live" for his second go at hosting on March 2. 

February 17, 2019

Television

Don Cheadle hosts 'SNL' with musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

Don Cheadle hosted the Saturday, Feb. 16 episode of 'Saturday Night Live' with musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

February 14, 2019

Business

Amazon cancels plans for H2Q corporate campus in New York City

Amazon has canceled the portion of its HQ2 plans calling for the creation of corporate offices in New York City after the plan received criticism from local lawmakers, the company announced Thursday.

February 14, 2019

Television

Nickelodeon to revive 'All That' with Kenan Thompson as executive producer

Nickelodeon announced on Thursday it would reboot "All That," the kids' network's popular sketch-comedy TV show from the 90s and early 2000s.

February 14, 2019

Odd News

Viral video shows man releasing rat inside New Jersey McDonald's

The Facebook video of a man releasing a white rat in a crowded McDonald's is reminiscent of a case in Upper Darby, Delaware County, dubbed "terrorism by mice."

February 13, 2019

Holidays

Best of Philly Craigslist, in honor of Valentine's Day

Best of Philly Craigslist, in honor of Valentine's Day

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