Sunday, January 27, 2008

Goodbye Philadelphia

If it's remotely related to Philadelphia, I like it. Along those lines, check out this song called "Goodybye Philadelphia", by Peter Cincotti.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Kirsty MacColl

One of my favorite singer/songwriters is Kirsty MacColl who was tragically killed by a boat while on vacation in Mexico in 2000. Here is a video of her singing "Days", one of her biggest hits that was written by Ray Davies and originally performed by the Kinks, my all-time favorite band.

Bike Sharing is Coming to Philadelphia

Philadelphia will soon have a bike-sharing program; think PhillyCarShare with bicycles.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Mayor Nutter in Forbes Magazine

From the PhillyInc. Blog: Forbes Magazine interviewed Philadelphia's new Mayor in their January 28th issue. In the article, the Mayor posits that "earlier city policies to spur job growth, which amounted to coddling the biggest employers with incentive packages, have failed."

State Office Building sold for $25 Million

Pennsylvania officials have agreed to sell their 19-story, 299,000 square foot office building at 1400 Spring Garden St. to Bart Blatstein's Tower Investments for about $25 million. The building will apparently be converted into condominums.

Friday, January 04, 2008

Agricultural Factoid

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, the Commonwealth ranks 3rd nationally in butter production, making 72.2 million pounds annually in four processing plants generating nearly $100 million in sales.

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