November 23, 2022
Food & Drink
In addition to stuffing, Berks County natives prepare filling each Thanksgiving. The Pennsylvania Dutch side dish combines mashed potatoes with bread stuffing.
November 23, 2022
Sheetz is discounting unleaded 88 gasoline, selling it for $1.99 per gallon through Nov. 28, just in time for Americans who take to the roads for Thanksgiving travel. Wawa has an ongoing promotion and is reducing its gas prices 15 cents per gallon for fuel purchased through their app now through Nov. 30.
November 22, 2022
Arts & Culture
The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform the music of 'Home Alone' in a trio of concerts at 7 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 27. The live John Williams score will be set to the 1990 movie.
November 21, 2022
"TINA: the Tina Turner Musical" begins its national tour in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus. The jukebox musical includes hits like "Proud Mary" and "The Best." It will run from Nov. 22 to Dec. 4. Tickets are available at the Kimmel Cultural Campus's website.
November 17, 2022
Unionized Starbucks baristas, including those at four Philadelphia locations, went on strike during the coffee chain's annual Red Cup Day. The reusable, limited-edition holiday cup giveaway is one the company's biggest sales days.
November 16, 2022
Amazon Clinic, a new message-based telehealth service, is now available in 32 states, treating common conditions like acne, dandruff, allergies, erectile dysfunction, UTIs, pink eye, cold sores, hair loss and heartburn. It's the latest company to enter the expanding telehealth market, but it remains to be seen who it attracts, and whether it can provide cost-effective and quality care.
November 15, 2022
An arbitration deal between Philadelphia and Fraternal Order of the Police allows civilians to take roles previously held by police officers, including jobs in traffic regulation, abandoned car removal, mail delivery, crime scene investigation and evidence examination. Body camera technicians may also be non-police officers.
November 11, 2022
Food banks and pantries across Philadelphia report increased demand due to inflation this holiday season. Food banks like Philabundance and Bebashi recommend donating produce, cooking oil, box mixes, ramen, prepared meals, non-dairy or shelf-stable milks and cash.
November 10, 2022
Frankford High School in Philadelphia offers students the chance to develop piloting skills through airplane and drone training thanks to a partnership with Tailwinds Flight School. Qualifying teens also may earn private pilot certificates. The program, dubbed the Frankford Aviation Academy, recently returned students to the skies after being temporarily grounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 4, 2022
Walgreens and CVS combined to offer $10 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits from state, local and tribal governments for the pharmacies roles in the opioid crisis. After years of legal action against Big Pharma, states have turned to retailers who filled Oxycontin prescriptions.