Councilwoman Says New Deal Will Replace Proposed Ban on Cash-For-Cellphone KiosksCouncilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that the cash-for-cellphone kiosks would prompt a rise in thefts of mobile phones.
Donation Keeps Curtains Open For Philadelphia Theatre Company Earlier this year, the Philadelphia Theatre Company was in a financial free fall. The bank foreclosed on its longtime home, The Suzanne Roberts Theater, putting the building up for sale. But now, thanks to a $2.5 million gift, curtains will open on the company's 40th season this fall.
Judge Rejects Girard College Plan to Eliminate High School, BoardingThe board that oversees the 165-year-old school says the decision threatens its financial stability.
Former Chickie's and Pete's Worker Files 'Whistleblower' Lawsuit Against ChainSharon Chase says in her lawsuit that she was fired two months after talking to federal investigators about alleged payroll practices within the local restaurant chain.
Disgruntled Employees File Lawsuit Against Popular Philly Sports BarMore than a dozen waitstaff and bartenders have signed onto an unfair labor practices lawsuit against Chickie's and Pete's.
Popular Philly Sports Bar Accused Of Skimming Tips A popular local sports bar chain in Philadelphia is accused of illegally skimming tip money from its waitstaff.
South Philadelphia Sports Bar Accused of Skimming From Waiters' Tips"For workers who are being paid only $2.83 an hour plus tips, any reduction in the tips they earn has a huge impact on their ability to earn a living," says an attorney who represents a former bartender.