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.


November 14, 2018


Flyers designers reveal Gritty almost had wings and no pants

The masterminds behind Flyers mascot Gritty share details of creative process to create Philadelphia's latest obsession, including how he almost debuted pantless.

November 14, 2018


Philadelphia announces second round of Rebuild sites

Philadelphia officials have revealed the second round of park and playground sites that will be renovated in 2019 through the city's multimillion dollar Rebuild program.

November 14, 2018

Craft Beer

Brewers of Pennsylvania launch Digital Ale Trail App

The Brewers of Pennsylvania, the state's official brewers guild, has launched an app that provides maps and detailed information about more than 200 breweries across the commonwealth.

November 14, 2018


The Roots' Black Thought releasing solo project after Thanksgiving

The Roots' Black Thought announced that "Streams of Thought, Vol. 2: Traxploitation," his second solo release, will be out on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

November 13, 2018


Activist Asa Khalif plans run for Philadelphia City Council

Asa Khalif, one of the most visible faces of social justice activism in Philadelphia, will run for a seat in City Council next May.

November 13, 2018


Finnigan's Wake building in Northern Liberties will house new goPuff HQ

Philadelphia-based delivery service goPuff will soon put an end to the long vacancy of the Finnigan's Wake building at 3rd and Spring Garden Streets in Northern Liberties. 

November 13, 2018


New Jersey teen missing since Halloween found safe in Philadelphia

A 15-year-old New Jersey boy who left his family the night before Halloween has been found safe in Philadelphia, according to authorities.

November 13, 2018

Food & Drink

Zahav makes Eater's 'Essential 38' restaurants in America

Eater critic Bill Addison revealed his 2018 Essential 38 restaurants in the United States on Tuesday morning, including Zahav as Philadelphia's only entry. The Israeli hot spot is one of just five restaurants to make the list in all five years it's been produced.

November 13, 2018


Jersey Shore's iconic Fralinger's salt water taffy maker files for bankruptcy

James Candy Co., the maker of the Jersey Shore's famous Fralinger's salt water taffy and owner of Bayard's Chocolates has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the company pursues a strategic reorganization.

November 12, 2018


Markelle Fultz free throw form hits new low against Heat

Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz struggled to shoot a free throw in an unusual moment against the Miami Heat on Nov. 12.

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