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Kimmel Strike.....Hiatus?
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/02/11 5:08 pm | updated: 10/02/11 5:08 pm
 
Leaders of the Kimmel Center and Local 8 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees signed a deal over the weekend putting a strike on weeklong hiatus.

The main push for a week of labor peace is that it gives the Opera Company of Philadelphia a chance to complete at least most of its run of Carmen - a strong seller that the opera says is as important to its finances as The Nutcracker is to ballet troupes.

If the opera's entire run of Carmen had... Read More
 
 
Sports
Phillies Finalize 25-Man NLDS Roster
 
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/30/11 8:06 pm | updated: 09/30/11 8:06 pm
 
The Phillies have announced their NLDS 25-man roster. Here's who the Phils will be carrying the first round:

Catchers (2): Carlos Ruiz and Brian Schneider.

Infielders (6): Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Placido Polanco, Jimmy Rollins, Wilson Valdez and Michael Martinez.

Outfielders (6): Raul Ibanez, Shane Victorino, Hunter Pence, John Mayberry Jr., Ben Francisco and Ross Gload.

Pitchers (11): Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Roy... Read More
 
 
Sports
Phillies Deliver on Season of Promise
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/30/11 4:47 pm | updated: 09/30/11 4:47 pm
 
The Phillies have delivered on the season of big promise. The pitching staff that graced the cover of Sports Illustrated at the beginning of the season has delivered plenty of wins despite injuries. And the Phillies hitters have delivered runs even though there have been slumps. In all the Phillies gave Charlie Manuel a record breaking 102 wins in a season and eclipsed Gene Mauch for most wins as a Phillies manager. And Phillie fans are enjoying a 5th straight season in the playoffs. Older... Read More
 
 
Business
WHAT 1340-AM Philadelphia Sold to Aztec Capital Partners
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/29/11 4:50 am | updated: 09/29/11 4:50 am
 
Philadelphia's WHAT (1340) has been sold for $475,000. In 2007, Marconi Broadcasting Company had bought the 1,000-watt fulltime station Inner City Broadcasting and began programming music. Marconi created innovative music programming targeting a diverse group of listeners unserved or underserved by FM or AM radio stations. The first format in 2007 was a younger-skewing Skin Radio that gained a second life online as A New Rock Alternative, here.
Skin... Read More
 
 
Culture
Spanish Radio Format Debuts on WHAT-AM 1340 Philadelphia
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/26/11 1:26 pm | updated: 09/28/11 11:30 pm
 
Philadelphia radio station WHAT-AM 1340 has changed its programming to a Spanish language music format. Since August 1st, the station has been silent prompting listeners to wonder what happened to the music on WHAT.

The Spanish format replaces the Oldies and Standards music format that had been featured on the WHAT-AM 1340 since September, 2007. Once known as Martini Lounge Radio, WHAT AM 1340 played music of the Great American Songbook featuring classic artists such as Frank... Read More
 
 
Sports
Banana Tossed at Black Philadelphia Flyer Player on Ice
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/23/11 2:15 pm | updated: 09/28/11 10:51 am
 
Usually Philadelphia sports fans are labeled with the ugliest behavior. However, in London, Ontario Canada where the Flyers played the Red Wings on Thursday night a fan threw a banana onto the ice at Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds who is black - one of the few black players in the NHL.

Gary Bettman, the NHL commissioner commented, "We have millions of great fans who show tremendous respect for our players and for the game. The obviously stupid and ignorant action by one individual... Read More
 
 
Business
No Tax Credit for "Jersey Shore" Producers
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/27/11 1:52 pm | updated: 09/27/11 1:52 pm
 
The producers of TV' Jersey Shore, 495 Productions, was expecting to get a $420K tax credit in exchange for producing the show in the state of New Jersey back in 2009. However, legislators from both parties have balked at paying it, and now Republican Governor Chris Christie has officially withdrawn the commitment.

Christie cut the New Jersey Economic Development Authority program that was trying to attract production companies to the state in 2010, after the “Jersey Shore”... Read More
 
 
Business
Ardmore's Suburban Square Getting A Facelift
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 11:11 am | updated: 09/26/11 11:11 am
 
Ardmore's Suburban Square, in the midst of a $1.5 million makeover has owners betting it will put it back on the cutting edge of retail.

On track for an October opening - the goal of the project aims to convert the 80-tenant shopping plaza, which opened in 1928, into more of what urban planners call a "lifestyle center."

Kimco Realty Corp. is hoping customers will linger in the spruced up courtyard, which will feature a restaurant with outdoor seating, valet... Read More
 
 
Sports
Michael Vick Bruised Not Broken
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 11:07 am | updated: 09/26/11 11:07 am
 
Philadelphia Eagles Michael Vick is listed as day-to-day with a bruised hand, Andy Reid said Monday.

Initial reports said Vick suffered a broken right hand, but Reid indicated a blood vessel in an early scan made it look as if there was a fracture.

Michael Vick thinks he is being hit late every week by opponents, but that referees are not calling penalties when they are warranted.

Vick was injured when he was hit by defensive tackle Chris Canty... Read More
 
 
Bandstand
Sept 26 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 11:03 am | updated: 09/26/11 11:03 am
 
(1956) 55 Years Ago

Elvis Presley performs at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show. The mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi, declares the day to be "Elvis Presley... Read More
 
 
 
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