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.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

January 22, 2019

Cities

Only 26 percent of Americans recognize Philadelphia's skyline

Philadelphia's skyline has changed pretty dramatically since the turn of the century, adding its two tallest buildings in just the last 15 years.

January 22, 2019

NFL

Eagles fanatic 'Tat Man' will get Birds ink on entire head

The bald Eagles fan best known in Philadelphia as "Tat Man" is hard at work covering virtually his entire body with team-related art.

January 22, 2019

Feats

Olympic snowboarder slides down entire rail at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Most of the time, challenges involving Philadelphia's Rocky Steps require going up, not down. 

January 22, 2019

Agriculture

Pennsylvania submits plan to open commercial hemp cultivation

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has submitted a plan to the USDA that would open the door to commercial applications for the industrial cultivation of hemp.

January 21, 2019

Investigations

South Jersey mom charged in death of infant son

A Lumberton, New Jersey woman has been charged with a crime after authorities say she passed out on top of her infant son on Sunday night, suffocating the boy in the midst of an apparent overdose.

January 21, 2019

Investigations

Father, son presumed dead in Lehigh Township home explosion

A father and his 10-year-old son are presumed dead in the aftermath of a home explosion in Lehigh Township early Monday morning.

January 21, 2019

Movies

New photos appear to confirm a blue Will Smith as Genie in 'Aladdin'

Early reaction to photos of the actor and West Philly native dressed as Genie were less than enthusiastic. His appearance was met with disappointment primarily because he wasn't blue like Robin Williams' original Genie.

January 21, 2019

NFL

Eagles' Chris Long marvels at Saints fan's 'artistic' destruction of TV

In other explosive Eagles news, veteran defensive end Chris Long was stunned by the reaction of a New Orleans Saints fan who destroyed his TV after Sunday's NFC Championship loss to the L.A. Rams.

January 18, 2019

Courts

Man admits he faked being Phillies player to score free stuff

Michael Glenn Barnes, 37, of Gun Barrel City, Texas, could spend decades in prison after admitting he faked multiple identities — including a Philadelphia Phillies pitcher — as part of a long-running scheme to obtain and resell valuable goods.

January 18, 2019

NFL

Eagles' Fletcher Cox fires back against critics on Saints fake punt

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox defended himself against critics who claimed he didn't give full effort on a crucial special teams play against the New Orleans Saints.

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