Next week is the 2017 NFL Draft which, if you didn’t already know, is taking place in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. With an expected 200,000 fans coming through, road closures and parking logistics for area residents have been a nightmare.
But the City of Philadelphia has a solution. Let them park in South Philly! Continue Reading →
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Methodist Campus brings home an “A” grade in a spring 2017 survey by Leapfrog Group, a Washington DC-based nonprofit watchdog organization.
View the full results of Methodist Hospital here, Philadelphia-area hospital results are here.
The score, graded on an ‘A’ through ‘F’ scale, is based on 30 performance measures, including responsiveness of medical staff, medical errors, staffing levels and infection control. To contextualize the grading system, researchers claim 33,000 lives would be saved annually if all U.S. hospitals performed at an ‘A’ level. – PhillyVoice
Flavors on the Avenue returns for it’s 11th years with one huge change – this years event is moving from the big tent and into the street.
“The past 11 years Flavors has been a neighborhood favorite and successful, so successful we could no longer accommodate all who wanted to participate. We outgrew the big tent! Making it a street festival allows for more people to attend while giving exposure to the Avenue as a whole and all that we have to offer,” according to Pam Zenzola, Executive Director of EPABID. Continue Reading →
When Pennsylvania put the word out that licenses to grow, process, and distribute medical marijuana was being considered, hundreds of prospective entrepreneurs and dedicated professionals responded. With only 12 grower licenses and 27 dispensary permits being issued state-wide, many would be denied. However, after passing a critical zoning hurdle on March 20th, Jesse Coscia was granted permission to proceed with a proposed dispensary at 1125 E. Passyunk Ave., just blocks from the Italian Market.