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Suzanne Roberts (L) and Ralph Roberts. (Credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

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.

09/02/2014

(The main entrance to the campus of Girard College, near 22nd Street and Girard Avenue.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Judge Rejects Girard College Plan to Eliminate High School, Boarding

The board that oversees the 165-year-old school says the decision threatens its financial stability.

08/26/2014

(The Chickie's and Pete's sports bar and restaurant in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.)

Former Chickie’s and Pete’s Worker Files ‘Whistleblower’ Lawsuit Against Chain

Sharon 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.

05/23/2013

(Chickie's and Pete's sports bar.  File photo provided)

Disgruntled Employees File Lawsuit Against Popular Philly Sports Bar

More than a dozen waitstaff and bartenders have signed onto an unfair labor practices lawsuit against Chickie’s and Pete’s.

01/14/2013

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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.

12/13/2012

(Chickie's and Pete's sports bar.  File photo provided)

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.

12/13/2012

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