Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend
“I have always been very inquisitive and curious about people,” she says. “My tendency, when I am talking to people, is...UncategorizedSeptember 16, 2013
Psyched For Urban Exploration!
For years, an urban adventure must-see was one of Philadelphia’s most notorious and embarrassing shames: The State Hospital at Byberry.PastSeptember 16, 2013
From Boomtown to Bust: the Sky is Now the Limit.
In his memoir, “Nothin’ But Blue Skies,” Ted draws on a combination of personal memoirs and solid facts to illustrate the...ConundrumSeptember 16, 2013
Why Coke Is Still The Real Thing
The history of Coca Cola is so long, intriguing, complicated and unpredictable that historian Mark Pendegrast had to create a third...PastSeptember 16, 2013
Allan Sherman – Overweight Sensation
Long before the Seventies, when “Kiss Me, I’m Italian” and “Black is Beautiful” T-shirts, as well as crucifixes and Jewish ‘chai...PastSeptember 16, 2013
At one time, downtown was the height of modernity. Now, in many cities, it’s gone. Detroit is only the beginning. Watch...ConundrumSeptember 16, 2013
Weird NJ: Strange things growing in the Garden State.
You’re from Jersey? If so, you most likely have a weird story to share with this beloved website. Two Marks have...NewsSeptember 16, 2013
Mary Pickford, Alpha Female
Ahead of her time, this actor/producer understood the power of movies before the menfolk could squash her dreams. Mary Pickford was...MoviesSeptember 16, 2013
The Last of the Doughboys Speak Out
Over here, World War I vets recall the Great War, while we learn about life at age 100. World War II...PastAugust 31, 2013
A-oh, Nao! The Phiwwwy accent is goa-ing, goa-ing, goah-yin!
Translation: Oh, no! The Philly accent is going, going, gone! But Sean Monahan keeps the disappearing dialect alive via YouTube. Philly...NewsAugust 31, 2013