Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a Web Curator for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from technology and behavioral health to local community initiatives and cultural life. Michael has written for the Argentina Independent and Bespoke Magazine and previously served as a news editor for Xfinity.com before joining PhillyVoice. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.


September 12, 2019


Giant swarm of dragonflies spotted on radar over Pennsylvania

As Philadelphia begins to combat the arrival of the invasive spotted lanternfly, could a massive swarm of dragonflies be migrating our way?

September 12, 2019

Health News

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe for transplants, Penn study finds

With more than 93,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant in the United States, patients and healthcare professionals are eager to locate healthy organs that have a strong chance of survival.

September 12, 2019


Philly councilwoman introduces bill to ban heavy fuel oil

Philadelphia could soon take a major step toward addressing air quality issues and reducing its carbon footprint. 

September 12, 2019


Kevin Hart leaves hospital after crash, wife says he'll be 'back on track' soon

Kevin Hart has left the Los Angeles hospital where he underwent surgery for spinal fractures suffered during a car crash in Malibu. Hart's wife, Eniko Hart recently said the comedian is in good spirits and motivated to get better quickly.

September 11, 2019


'American Pickers' coming to Pennsylvania, New Jersey in November

Reality TV series 'American Pickers' will return to Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the fall of 2019 for its 21st season on the History Channel. Hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are seeking rare antiques from private collections in both states.

September 11, 2019


Wells Fargo Center introduces $25 standing room tickets to Flyers games

Philadelphia Flyers fans now have a cheaper option to attend games this season at the Wells Fargo Center: a $25 standing room area at the arena in South Philadelphia.

September 11, 2019


Philly-based Entercom reportedly hacked for $500,000 ransom

Radio giant Entercom, the Philadelphia-based owner of more than 235 stations nationwide, was reportedly hit with a ransomware attack last weekend affecting its internal systems including email, production and billing.

September 11, 2019


Man on LSD broke into State College restaurant, cooked meal, gave himself $3,000 refund and stole car

A Georgia man has told State College police he was on acid last month when he allegedly broke into a Korean restaurant, made himself a meal and gave himself a refund of $3,000, authorities said. 

September 10, 2019


Kevin Hart's car crash could lead to change in California law

As a result of the crash that injured Kevin Hart, officials may recommend changing California law to require custom and restored classic cars be equipped with five-point safety harnesses.

September 10, 2019


Cowboys' Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper joked about Eagles on sideline

If you're a true Eagles fan, you mostly likely despise Dak Prescott and yet also drafted him to be your backup in fantasy, knowing you'll probably install him as your starter. It's alright. Better to admit these things as a knowledgeable football fan. Dak is pretty good. 

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