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Spanish Radio Format Debuts on WHAT-AM 1340 Philadelphia
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 08/26/11 5:26 pm | updated: 09/29/11 3:30 am
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
Banana Tossed at Black Philadelphia Flyer Player on Ice
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/23/11 6:15 pm | updated: 09/28/11 2:51 pm
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
No Tax Credit for "Jersey Shore" Producers
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/27/11 5:52 pm | updated: 09/27/11 5:52 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legislators from both parties have balked at paying it, and now Republican Governor Chris Christie has officially withdrawn the commitment.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
Ardmore's Suburban Square Getting A Facelift
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 3:11 pm | updated: 09/26/11 3:11 pm
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
Michael Vick Bruised Not Broken
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 3:07 pm | updated: 09/26/11 3:07 pm
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
Sept 26 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/26/11 3:03 pm | updated: 09/26/11 3:03 pm
(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
Citizens Bank Park to host 2012 NHL Winter Classic; Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/26/11 2:08 pm | updated: 09/26/11 2:08 pm
It was announced today that the Citizens Bank Park will host the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 2nd, 2012 at 1 pm. The Philadelphia Flyers will play host to division rivals the New York Rangers. This is the 5th annual staging of the Winter Classic, where obviously the game is played outdoors.

"The NHL Winter Classic is arguably the biggest game played during the NHL's regular season and it is a wonderful platform to feature our great sport to millions of... Read More
Martini Lounge
Tony Bennett Duets with Today's Top Singers
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 09/23/11 10:51 pm | updated: 09/23/11 10:51 pm
Tony Bennett broke Billboard Chart records with the release of an amazing collection of duets with today's top vocalists including Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Carrie Underwood, Michael Buble, Norah Jones, Andrea Bocelli, Willie Nelson, k.d. lang, Faith Hill, Josh Groban, Queen Latifah, Natalie Cole, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow and many others. Undoubtedly, today's pop superstars and legacy singers jumped at the opportunity to sing with Tony Bennett, the 85 year old legend. Tony Bennett is the oldest... Read More
Philadelphia Police Officer Deona Carter: Costly To The City
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/22/11 11:35 am | updated: 09/22/11 11:35 am
Philadelphia Police Officer Deona Carter's services will likely cost city taxpayers a half-million dollars this year.

About $75,000 in salary and overtime - plus the $425,000 that city attorneys yesterday agreed to pay to settle three federal lawsuits filed by people who say that Carter assaulted or wrongly arrested them.

Carter, an officer in West Philly's 18th District, remains on active duty.

In June, Internal Affairs opened an investigation into... Read More
Phialdelphia's New Curfew
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 09/22/11 11:32 am | updated: 09/22/11 11:32 am
The new curfew law that Mayor Nutter promised this summer after youths were arrested in a series of random beatings in Center City is introduced this week.

It would lower the hours when unaccompanied minors can be on the streets, and would set distinct curfews for three age groups - 13 and younger; 14 and 15; and 16 and 17.

The new law also would be structured around the school year. When school is in session, children 13 and younger would have to be off the... Read More
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