Citizens Bank Park vs PNC Park

Citizens Bank Park vs PNC Park

Which Philadelphia city has the better baseball stadium? Pittsburgh has a location and aesthetic edge, and Philly wins for food.

Angelique Kidjo at Long’s Park

Angelique Kidjo at Long’s Park

Last weekend, Long’s Park brought back Angelique Kidjo for her second appearance in the Summer Music Series, a long-running program of free Sunday evening concerts. Neither extreme heat nor rain stopped Angelique from giving an amazing performance.  She has a beautiful, strong voice; the ability to blend the world’s music into her own creations (“smoothies,” […]

Saturday night in Columbiana, Ohio

Saturday night in Columbiana, Ohio

Trader Joes shout out to Lititz

Trader Joes shout out to Lititz

Fishtown’s snake man

Fishtown’s snake man

Sing Hallelujah

Sing Hallelujah

Fourteen months after my father was diagnosed with a brain tumor, he reached the latest milestone on his terrible journey: the point where food and drink were doing more harm than good; the beginning of the very end. There would be no cure, no miracle, and no experimental drug. It was Sunday, May 23, 2010. […]