- Guardian 09:11April 3, 2021'Some kind of modern day western': inside the world of concrete cowboysIn Netflix drama Concrete Cowboy, an often underappreciated subculture of black Philadelphia cowboys is explored at a time when gentrification threatens their futureAsk someone what Philadelphia is known for and they are likely to answer cheesesteak, the declaration of independence or the Rocky films starring Sylvester Stallone. It is a safe bet they won’t say black cowboys.Or a self-described black cowgirl like Ivannah-Mercedes. “When I tell people I ride horses, they’re like, ‘Here, in Philadelphia? Where are the horses?’” she says. “But when people see me on the horse in Philadelphia, it usually involves cameras and ‘Oh, my goodness, can I pet your horse? And where’d you guys come from?’ Continue reading...
< Film, Idris Elba, Philadelphia, Culture, Horses, US news, Life and style >
- Business Insider 22:37March 12, 2021Illegal lease terms have grown for decades, study of Philadelphia landlords findsThe number of "bad" terms in leases has been growing for 20 years, and landlords may act on them as soon as pandemic moratoriums end.
< Economy, Markets, Real Estate, Economy, Eviction, evictions, eviction moratorium, Lease, Landlord, Landlords, Philadelphia, Real Estate, Ilhan Omar, PENN, NYU, Harvard >
- Business Insider 15:33March 6, 2021How Philadelphia's vaccination efforts fell to a startup run by a 22-year-old who took home a bag of vaccines and gave them to his friendsA grad student's startup got vaccines from Philadelphia. Red flags followed, and the city later cut ties, calling the partnership a 'mistake.'
< Healthcare, News, Science, Politics, coronavirus, Vaccine, Healthcare, Philadelphia, COVID-19 >
- Business Insider 02:16February 23, 2021In Pennsylvania - an important swing state - thousands have quit the GOP since the US Capitol riotNearly 19,000 people have quit the Republican Party in Pennsylvania since Donald Trump incited the January 6 insurrection in Washington, DC.
< Politics, Pennsylvania, Republicans, january 6th, doug mastriano, The Philadelphia Inquirer >
- Observer 17:00February 18, 2021With a $50,000 Grant, Black Quantum Futurism Will Continue to Disrupt Space and TimeRasheedah Phillips and Camae Ayewa have formed a multidisciplinary collective dedicated to collapsing notions of time and consciousness.
< Black Quantum Futurism, Chicago Architecture Biennial, european organization for nuclear research, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Oral Futures, Philadelphia >
- Business Insider 23:03February 13, 2021Philadelphia GOP official says Trump 'incited supporters to threaten to kill my children because we counted votes cast by eligible voters'Philadelphia city commissioner Al Schmidt also said that staff members in his office had been subjected to death threats.
< Politics, Philadelphia, Voting, mail-in ballots, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, senate impeachment trial >
- New York Magazine 06:29January 28, 2021The Fyre Festival of Vaccine RolloutsThe city of Philadelphia trusted a group run by a 22-year-old to vaccinate thousands, a venture that reportedly did not end well.
< politics, covid-19, coronavirus, philadelphia, philly fighting covid, coronavirus vaccine >
- Business Insider 16:55January 13, 2021Philadelphia police confiscated a detective's gun after social media posts suggested she was at the Trump rally before the Capitol riotThe Philadelphia Inquirer reported that a police detective had her gun taken away and is being investigated after her social media posts.
< Politics, Military & Defense, Philadelphia, Capitol Siege, News UK, Donald Trump >
- Breitbart News 01:08January 1, 2021Murder Surged in Democrat-Controlled Cities During 2020Murder surged in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, New Orleans, and numerous other Democrat-controlled cities during 2020.
< 2nd Amendment, Politics, Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago Gun Crime, Democrat Gun Control, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Los Angeles, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington DC >
- New York Magazine 01:05December 22, 2020The Full(est Possible) Story of the Four Seasons Total Landscaping Press EventA six-week, 37-source search for answers.
< politics, four seasons total landscaping, trump campaign, rudy giuliani, 2020 election, 2020 presidential election, president trump, philadelphia, unsolved mysteries, the swamp >
- Business Insider 21:07December 6, 2020Business is booming at Four Seasons Total Landscaping, now a landmark on the Philadelphia tourist trail thanks to Rudy Giuliani's bizarre post-election press conferenceOrders from around the world worth $1.3m for merchandise flooded into the company in the days after the Rudy Giuliani's press event in its bleak yard.
< News, Retail, UK Weekend, News UK, 2020 Elections, Rudy Giuliani, Philadelphia, 2020 election >
- Business Insider 20:30November 25, 2020The true story behind the name 'Black Friday'The day after Thanksgiving isn't called "Black Friday" because many stores become profitable going "into the black." The day's origin is much darker.
< Retail, Video, Video, Big Box, Black Friday, Thanksgiving, Retail, Shopping, History, Philadelphia, Army-Navy Game, Black Friday 2020 >
- Business Insider 15:51November 22, 2020Philadelphia burning: The city’s forgotten outrage against a Black communityOn May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a compound of Black radicals killing 11 people, including five children.
< News, UK Weekend, Philadelphia, Black Lives Matter, Racism and policing >
- Breitbart News 17:56November 18, 2020Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Trump Argument: Observers Just Have to 'Remain in the Room'The Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the Trump campaign's complaint that observers were not given adequate access to watch the counting process, holding Tuesday that the law did not specify that observers had to be close enough to see details.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Observer, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, vote by mail >
- The Guardian(UK) 02:46November 18, 2020Philadelphia court deals blow to Trump campaign’s bid to overturn Biden winSupreme court justices ruled observers were not blocked from the counting and also reversed a decision allowing observers within 6ftPhiladelphia election officials did not improperly block Donald Trump’s campaign from observing the counting of mail-in ballots, the Pennsylvania supreme court ruled on Tuesday, a major blow to the president’s already flailing legal efforts. Continue reading...
< US elections 2020, Philadelphia, US news, Donald Trump, US politics, Pennsylvania, Law (US) >
- Business Insider 16:05November 17, 2020These are the latest cities and states to tighten lockdown restrictions as a third wave of COVID-19 hits the USStates including New Jersey and California and cities including Philadelphia have introduced new restrictions on gyms, restaurants, and mask-wearing.
< Healthcare, COVID-19, coronavirus, Lockdown, Pandemic, California, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Philadelphia >
- AdWeek 15:01November 17, 2020As Xbox and PlayStation Launch Hardware, Philadelphia Cream Cheese Gets in on the ActionIf you want to give someone a gift they'll truly love and appreciate this year then there's no need to shell out the big bucks for the latest Xbox and PlayStation--buy them a "Philly Series 5" for just $4.99 instead. Jumping on the gaming bandwagon, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, with the help of agency Gut, has...
< AdFreak, Food & Beverage, Gaming, General, Christmas, gift ideas, Philadelphia, Philly, Playstation, Xbox >
- Business Insider 19:08November 14, 2020Philadelphia city council apologizes for approving the police bombing of one of its Black neighborhood's killing 11 people, including 5 childrenOn May 13, 1985, police dropped an explosive device on the compound of the Black militant group, MOVE, which sparked a fire that burned down 61 homes.
< News, News UK, UK Weekend, Philadelphia, Law Enforcement, Justice >
- Business Insider 18:00November 14, 2020Gritty is a marketing marvel and an international election icon. The artist behind him weighs in on Gritty fever: 'I don't think he's going away anytime soon.'Brian Allen, the artist behind the beloved chaotic monstrous mascot, said that Gritty is "anti-establishment" and "sort of an anti-mascot."
< Strategy, Gritty, Philadelphia Flyers, election, Resistance, Leftism >
- Breitbart News 18:47November 13, 2020Alan Dershowitz: 'I Do Think that Trump Will Win the Pennsylvania Lawsuit' if Enough Votes at StakeAlan Dershowitz said President Trump is likely to win a lawsuit challenging the legitimacy of mail-in ballots received after Election Day.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Radio, Alan Dershowitz, Donald Trump, election fraud, mail-in ballots, mail-in voting, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Supreme Court >
- Observer 15:30November 13, 2020Lisette Oropesa’s ‘Traviata’ Is a Highlight of Opera Philadelphia’s New ChannelExperience an early example of star soprano Lisette Oropesa's artistry by streaming her 2015 debut in Opera Philadelphia's 'La Traviata,' now streaming on the company's new online channel.
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- Business Insider 19:04November 11, 2020Trump attacks Philadelphia's Republican City Commissioner for saying he's seen no evidence of election fraudThe president was incensed that a top Republican commissioner in Philadelphia would not substantiate any claims of widespread fraud in the city.
< Politics, Donald Trump, 2020 election, mail-in ballots, Voter Fraud, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 10:45November 9, 2020Philadelphia's Republican City Commissioner said his office is receiving death threats for counting votes in a '60 Minutes' interviewAl Schmidt said there are "calls to our offices reminding us that 'This is what the Second Amendment is for, people like us.'"
< Politics, Election 2020, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Voter Fraud >
- Breitbart News 06:13November 8, 2020WATCH: Crowd in Philadelphia Attacks Effigy of President Donald TrumpA crowd of some one thousand anti-Trump demonstrators kicked, punched, and threw an inflatable doll with President Donald Trump's face on it in the streets of Philadelphia on Saturday as networks called the 2020 race for Joe Biden.
< 2020 Election, Media, Politics, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Riots >
- Breitbart News 01:58November 8, 2020Philadelphia GOP Poll Watcher: Election ‘Not Fair at All’; ‘We Were Kept Away from Everything’Poll watchers were not allowed to get close enough to see the ballots on Election Day, a Republican poll watcher said Saturday at a press conference in Philadelphia.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Pre-Viral, Donald Trump, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Poll Watchers, Rudy Guiliani >
- Business Insider 18:43November 7, 2020Trump makes baseless claims about 'illegally received' ballots in Pennsylvania during fractious tweetstormTrump took to Twitter to make the baseless claim that tens of thousands of votes were "illegally received after 8pm" on Election Day.
< Politics, Election 2020, Trump, Twitter, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, UK Weekend >
- Business Insider 14:20November 7, 2020Philadelphia's mayor told Donald Trump to put his 'big boy pants on' and accept election defeatTrump declared that he won Pennsylvania while the votes were still being counted.
< Politics, UK News, UK Weekend, Philadelphia, Jim Kenney, Trump, Election 2020, UK Weekend News >
- Breitbart News 05:05November 7, 2020Philadephia Mayor: Trump Should 'Put His Big Boy Pants on' and 'Acknowledge the Fact that He Lost'During a press conference on Friday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) stated that President Donald Trump should “put his big boy pants on.” And that Trump should “acknowledge the fact that he lost, and he needs to congratulate the winner,” just
< 2020 Election, Clips, Politics, Donald Trump, Jim Kenney, Philadelphia >
- The Guardian(UK) 04:15November 7, 2020Armed men arrested near Philadelphia vote-counting site, police sayTwo men, who lacked permits to carry their weapons in Pennsylvania, traveled from Virginia in Hummer with QAnon stickerTwo men armed with handguns were arrested on Thursday near the convention center in Philadelphia where the continuing vote count could decide the presidential election, police said.Joshua Macias, 42, and Antonio LaMotta, 61, traveled to the city from the Virginia Beach, Virginia, area in a Hummer and did not have permits to carry the weapons in Pennsylvania, police said. The Hummer was adorned with an American flag and a window sticker for the antisemitic, pro-Trump conspiracy theory QAnon. Continue reading...
< Pennsylvania, US elections 2020, US news, QAnon, Philadelphia, US politics >
- Business Insider 23:23November 6, 2020Philadelphia residents dance in the streets to celebrate Joe Biden's lead in PennsylvaniaCrowds gathered and danced along to the infamous "YMCA" track, frequently played at Trump's rallies throughout the 2020 campaign trail.
< Election 2020, Politics, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, 2020 Elections, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia >
- Breitbart News 22:27November 5, 2020Report: Mail-in Ballot Count ‘Halted’ in Philadelphia as Democrats Challenge Court Order Allowing GOP ObserversOfficials "halted" mail-in ballot counting in Philadelphia following a court order allowing GOP observers to watch the vote count — a ruling that Democrats are now looking to challenge.
< 2020 Election, Politics, ballots, Democrats, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Republicans >
- Business Insider 19:27November 4, 2020Americans are calming their election nerves by watching a fantastically boring livestream of workers counting ballotsThe Philadelphia election workers can be seen lifting the ballots from stacks, unfolding them, then re-stacking them — over, and over, and over again.
< Election 2020, Politics, News, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2020 election >
- Breitbart News 05:15November 2, 2020Joe Biden: ‘We Gotta Beat Donald Trump. He's the Virus'Former Vice President Joe Biden called President Donald Trump "the virus" infecting America during one of several campaign stops in the Democrat stronghold of Philadelphia Sunday.
< 2020 Election, Health, Politics, 2020 Presidential Race, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia >
- Business Insider 22:10October 31, 2020Where Biden and Trump stand in Pennsylvania in the polls 3 days out from the electionThe Democratic presidential nominee maintains a small, but steady lead in Pennsylvania, which the president will need to win if he is to be reelected.
< Election 2020, Politics, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, polling, 2020 election, Pennsylvania, Swing State, Philadelphia >
- Breitbart News 06:10October 30, 2020Los Angeles & DC Businesses Brace for Election Day Chaos, Board Up WindowsBusinesses throughout major cities in America, particularly in California and Washington D.C., are bracing for what is expected to be a chaotic Election Day full of protests.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Beverly Hills, Black Lives Matter, Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, protests, Rodeo Drive, Washington DC >
- Breitbart News 05:13October 30, 2020Philadelphia Firefighters Union Votes to Endorse TrumpThe Philadelphia Firefighters Union has voted to uphold its endorsement of President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Back the Blue, Donald Trump, firefighters, Philadelphia, Police >
- Breitbart News 04:16October 30, 2020WATCH: Protesters Retaliate Against Seattle TV Station for Reporting Riot ArrestsProtesters invaded the lobby of a Seattle television news station to object to the reporting of people arrested in riots. Police intervened and made arrests on the scene.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Law and Order, Media, Doxing, intimidation, Philadelphia, protests, rioters, Seattle, Seattle Police Department >
- Breitbart News 03:32October 30, 202014 DC Police Officers Injured During Wednesday Riots -- One Lost EyesightRioters in Washington, D.C., injured 14 police officers in the chaos that ensued during the city's second night of protests over the death of Karon Hylton. The injuries include one officer losing eyesight after being targeted with a laser.
< Law and Order, Politics, #BlueLivesMatter, lawlessness, Metropolitan police, Philadelphia, police officers, Riots, Washington DC >
- Breitbart News 07:16October 29, 2020Vietnamese Baptist Church Burned in Philadelphia During Black Lives Matter RiotsThe Vietnamese Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a "total loss" after being burned during Black Lives Matter protests and riots on Tuesday night, according to news reports and video footage released Wednesday.
< Crime, Faith, Law and Order, Black Lives Matter, Church, Philadelphia, Riots >
- Breitbart News 07:14October 29, 2020WATCH: DC Cops Injured by Protester's FireworksMultiple news outlets and journalists on social media report multiple Washington, D.C. police officers were injured during a protest that began outside a district headquarters. Some of the officers were injured when protesters threw an explosive fireworks device into a line of police officers on bicycles.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Philadelphia, Washington DC >
- Breitbart News 02:15October 29, 2020Kamala Harris Calls for 'Reckoning on Racial Injustice in America'Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) told voters in Tucson, Arizona, that she and Joe Biden were fighting for a "long-overdue reckoning on racial injustice in America."
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Arizona, Kamala Harris, Philadelphia, racism, Riots, systemic racism >
- Breitbart News 18:31October 28, 2020WATCH: Looters Flood Philadelphia Area Walmart After Breaking PipesLooters in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia ransacked a Walmart during the second night of protesting the shooting of an armed Black man on the city's west side. Rioters broke pipes in the ceiling, flooding the store.
< Law and Order, Politics, Pre-Viral, anti-police violence, Black Lives Matter, Looting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Department, Walmart >
- Breitbart News 06:43October 28, 2020Watch: Protesters Assault Reporter Filming BLM Looting in PhiladelphiaA group of protesters assaulted a reporter as he filmed the widespread looting taking place in Philadelphia. The looting took place during the second night of Black Lives Matters protests over the shooting death of a knife-wielding assailant by police.
< Law and Order, Media, Politics, Philadelphia, Philadelphia looting, The Blaze >
- New York Magazine 05:32October 28, 2020National Guard Mobilized in Philly After Police Killing of Walter Wallace Jr.Several hundred guardsmen will be deployed to Philadelphia within 48 hours, following the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. on Monday.
< police brutality, politics, philadelphia, walter wallace jr. >
- Breitbart News 04:46October 28, 2020WATCH: Looters Pillage Philadelphia Walmart -- Steal Big-Screen TVsLooters in Philadelphia protesting the shooting of an armed Black man by police turned to pillaging a Walmart store and stealing big-screen televisions.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Looting, Philadelphia, Walmart >
- Breitbart News 03:12October 28, 2020Donald Trump: Philadelphia Torn Up by 'Biden-Supporting Radicals'"Last night Philadelphia was torn up by Biden-supporting radicals," Trump said during a campaign rally at a race track in West Salem, Wisconsin.
< 2020 Election, Politics, anti-cop, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Philadelphia, radicals, Wisconsin >
- Breitbart News 16:33October 27, 2020Looting Continues During Overnight Rioting in Wake of Philadelphia Police Shooting Armed Black ManRiots and looting broke out in Philadelphia in the wake the shooting of an armed Black man by two police officers on Monday. Police arrested nearly 40 people for looting, vandalism, and assaults on police officers, according to local media outlets and social media reports.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Black Lives Matter, civil unrest, Looting, Officer Involved Shootings, Philadelphia Police Department, Riots >
- Breitbart News 15:40October 27, 2020Anti-Cop Rioters Injure 30 Philadelphia Police Officers -- 1 Remains HospitalizedRioters in Philadelphia sent 30 police officers to the hospital during the chaos that ensued following the officer-involved shooting of an armed Black man. One female police sergeant remains hospitalized with a broken leg sustained after being run down by a pickup truck.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, anti-police violence, Black Lives Matter, Looting, Officer Involved Shootings, Philadelphia Police Department, Riots >
- Breitbart News 08:26October 27, 2020WATCH: Driver Runs Down Philadelphia Cops During Protest -- Officer InjuredA large black pickup truck reportedly drove through a police line in Philadelphia during protests Monday night. A witness reported the truck ran over a female officer. A video posted on Twitter Monday night shows a police line attempting to
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Black Lives Matter, Officer Involved Shootings, Philadelphia Police Department >
- Breitbart News 07:36October 27, 2020Protesters Begin Looting and Attacking Vehicles in PhiladelphiaRioters in Philadelphia begin looting and vandalizing random vehicles Monday night. The riots followed the shooting of an armed Black man who chased officers with a knife.
< 2020 Election, Law and Order, Politics, Black Lives Matter, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Police Department, Riots >