Outdoor Dining Guide Is Updated for 2013 →
We’ve updated our Outdoor Dining Guide for 2013. The completely sortable guide can help you find the best spot to drink good beer while avoiding the fumes of a SEPTA bus. Check it out now. Filing this away for future reference.
Yahoo Agrees To Buy Tumblr →
Yahoo Inc.’s board has approved a deal to acquire blogging startup Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Whoa.
This is South Street, right guys?– Overheard on Market Street yesterday. Oh, Walnut Walk, the gift that keeps on giving reminding me that some people don’t know their way around the city despite living here for four years. Never have I heard so many people asking directions to Walnut Street while on Walnut Street.
An excerpt on home brewing, from the 18th century
The many Inhabitants of Cities and Towns, as well as Travellers, that have for a long time suffered great Prejudices from unwholsome and unpleasant Beers and Ales, by the badness of Malts, underboiling the Worts, mixing injurious Ingredients, the unskilfulness of the Brewer, and the great Expense that Families have been at in buying them clogg’d with a heavy Excise, has moved me to...
Love Park Debuts 15-Strong Food Truck Rotation →
Love Park is introducing more than 15 new food trucks to Love Park lunchers over the summer. Wednesdays will feature new trucks with the food trucks you’re familiar with, vending other days of the week. Best news.
“Why are you writing about feminism on a GAMING... →
And to answer the question: because it’s relevant, and it matters. 50% of gamers are women, and around 20% of “hardcore” gamers are women. While the majority of RPS’s readers are men, that’s not something we’re proud of. (Many gaming sites strive for this, as it performs well with advertisers. We would prefer breadth.) We write for a global audience, and we aim not to presume whom our reader...
A Recent History of SEPTA (and suggestions for the... →
I continue to be astounded that Regional Rail lines only run on the hour (commuter trains excepted).