This year saw Philadelphia’s two daily newspapers change hands for the fourth time in five years, in a secretive deal that involved hedge funds, local political bosses, and the censoring of reporters’ stories.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says it has received six applications for Philadelphia’s second casino license — including one that wasn’t on the radar screen until now.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is reminding prospective developers that the deadline to apply for Philadelphia’s second casino license is just three weeks away.
“There was a tremendous explosion,” said Ed White, who lives near the warehouse. “And a huge flame just came out of the building early this morning.”
Developer Bart Blatstein has announced an audacious plan for the white tower on North Broad Street that currently houses the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
The sale is being conducted with the kind of secrecy normally reserved for a national security event.
A spokesman for Philadelphia Media Network, which owns the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, has apologized for the removal of a reporter’s story earlier this week from the philly.com web site.
Management concerns about the sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News have spilled into the papers’ coverage. In the past few days, stories about a potential buyer have been spiked and taken down from the website.
A group of Philadelphia area businessman may become the second local bidder for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Philadelphia Media Network is moving from 400 North Broad to the former Strawbridge’s building.
For some longtime residents of Northern Liberties, the opening of the SuperFresh is welcome — but with reservations about the pricing.
“We need something that’s walkable instead of us having to drive everywhere and then come home and there not be any parking,” one resident said.