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Since That Proposed Soda Tax Went Over So Well, the City’s Now Floating a
The proposed five percent increase to the already burdensome ten percent “liquor-by-the-drink” tax is designed to raise money for the School Reform Commission.
Reading Terminal Market Completes Renovations; Kicks Off ‘Dedication
The market’s renovations are complete, and now it’s time to celebrate.
Bob Brady Begins His Week-Long ‘Food Stamp Challenge’
The Congressman will attempt to subsist on just $5 of food a day.
City Council Decides on the Gratuity Protection Bill Tomorrow
The bill if passed will prevent business owners from covering credit card transaction fees from servers gratuities.
Nutter Sticks to His Guns and Turns Down ‘Big Soda’ Money
The administration said it will combat the obesity program in its own way.
Soda Industry and City Council Members Oppose Funding Schools With Soda Tax;
Plus: Sleepiness makes fatty foods more tempting; and a Georgia woman calls 911 because she received the wrong Chinese-food order, all in our morning news roundup.
Nutter Promises to Keep Feltonville Club Closed After Weekend Violence; Red and
Plus: Many Americans would pay more for food, provided it comes with a guarantee of being free of contaminants; and Yuzu has some serious staying power, all in our morning news roundup.
Radiation From Japan’s Nuclear Accident Is Present in Philly’s
Plus: Mayor Michael Nutter sees Tastykake’s merger with Flower Foods as positive outcome; and Talula’s Garden will feature tables made by at risk youth, all in our morning news roundup.
‘Wonder Mike’ Nutter Treats Yakitori Boy to ‘Rapper’s
Donning his “Wonder Mike” persona, Nutter gave onlookers a taste of his skills.
Joey Vento Says Mayor Nutter Is Out to Get Him; Five Guys Considers
Plus Starbucks has ten million friends on Facebook, and Mark Twain was an early locavore, all in our morning news roundup.
Hillary Goes Nutter at Buddakan; Michael Pollan Is Not Happy
Plus: old-school dim-sum restaurant HSF shutters, and hope for Jefferson Market, all in our morning news roundup.