It’s That Time Of Year Again: We Want Photos Of Your Mall Visit To Meet Santa Claus

‘Tis the season when parents pack their kids into the car, drive to the mall and deposit their offspring on the laps of mall Santas all around this great nation, which means it’s the right time for another of our favorite holiday traditions: seeing our readers’ photos of kids reacting hilariously to the bearded stranger … Read more

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Has Passed Away at 94

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan, wife of 40th President Ronald Reagan, has passed away at 94 from congestive heart failure. Like her husband, Reagan got her start in acting, appearing in films throughout the 1940s and 50s. In 1952 she married Ronald Reagan, who at the time was the president of the Screen Actors Guild. The two remained together … Read more

Philadelphia Mayor Says LeSean McCoy “Needs to Pay the Price” for Allegedly Attacking Police Officers

According to multiple reports, LeSean McCoy was involved in the brutal beatdown of two off-duty police officers at a nightclub in Philadelphia on Sunday. McCoy and several other men reportedly attacked the cops during an alleged dispute over a bottle of champagne. But despite the reports, McCoy has not yet been charged with any crime. … Read more

Philadelphia’s Importance in ‘Creed’

The original Rocky was about an underdog, written by an underdog (a pre-fame Sylvester Stallone had a little over $100 in the bank and a pregnant wife at the time), and became an unlikely Best Picture winner in 1977. Above that, an underdog city was its calculated setting. Despite its ties to the United States’ … Read more

Philly is Giving the Pope a Bike with an Angel Wing Chain Guard

Philadelphia has a couple of gifts for visiting Pope Francis — an ivory-bone china bowl featuring images of Independence Hall and St. Peter’s Basilica, and a bicycle with a chain guard shaped like an angel’s wing. Mayor Michael Nutter presented the gifts to Archbishop Charles Chaput (SHAP’-yoo) at the opening ceremony Tuesday for the World … Read more