Deflate the Rat, For Now

  • The Kimmel Center strike is on hiatus, following an eighteen-hour long standoff on Saturday. The next week is regarded as a “cooling off” period, as well as a chance for the Opera Company to ensure a few more performances of their breadwinner Carmen.
  • The Business Journal reports that funding has been secured for a $20 million student housing project near Temple, at 10th & Diamond. The project, and others, has been met with opposition by local neighborhood groups (and Councilman Darrell Clarke), tired of student rowdiness. The Temple News reflects on these issues, raised at a meeting last week.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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