Archive For The “Editorial” Category

Atlantic City Rising

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Atlantic City, one of Philadelphia’s satellite cities, was once a very popular destination, perhaps the most popular in all of New Jersey.  It had large hotels in olden days, and its famed boardwalk, the setting of the board game Monopoly, drew thousands to the seaside city.  Gambling in Atlantic City was legalized in 1978, and…

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Opinion: Thoughts on the PMA Renovation

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  For your interest…   As many of us know, one of Philadelphia’s top tier attractions – the Philadelphia Museum of Art – has recently begun a massive renovation.  This project, led by the controversial Canadian architect Frank Gehry, will add an additional 55,000 square feet of gallery space, making it one of the largest…

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Opinion: Pay What You Wish?

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For your interest…   One of the best and most famous museums in the world, New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art (also known as “The Met”), has begun to charge a $25 admission fee for non-New Yorkers.  This is a shocking change, as for over 50 years, the Met has been pay-what-you-wish for all…

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Opinion: Eagles Fans, Vikings Fans, and the Media

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Eagles fans have quite the reputation, don’t we?  No matter what, it always seems like we’re the bad guy somehow.  And with the Eagles in the Super Bowl, we get to be treated to all this crap again.  Only this time, the media is doubling down on it.  Why?  Because the Vikings fans ran into…

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