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12:05 PM / Friday April 28, 2017

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Philadelphia is the place to be! NFL Draft Experience

April 28, 2017

NFL Draft Experience Presented by Oikos Triple Zero, invites families and fans of all ages to enjoy a FREE admission, three-day football festival held along the half-mile stretch of Benjamin Franklin Parkway from Thursday, April 27, through Saturday, April 29. Representing the largest festival footprint ever created by the NFL, spanning the size of nearly…

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“With The First Pick In The Draft…”

April 28, 2017

For the first time since 1936, the NFL Draft is making Philadelphia the center of the professional football universe. By Chris Murray If the Super Bowl is the biggest event on the National Football League’s calendar when it comes to fan participation and interest, the NFL Draft comes in at a close second. The three-day…

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Hot cooking trends: Five flavorful ways to prepare pork

April 28, 2017

BPT Tired of the same old casseroles and pasta dishes? As the seasons transition, you’re probably looking for fresh and flavorful ways to prepare satisfying foods for your family and friends. An increasing number of home and professional chefs are using pork to produce mouth-watering, palate-pleasing recipes. Pork is a satisfying, excellent source of protein…

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Tournament of Bands to take place May 4-7

April 28, 2017

The National Judges Association Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Indoor Championships will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center from Thursday, May 4 through Sunday, May 7. The Tournament of Bands will feature performers ranging from middle school through college level and encompass marching bands, indoor guard, majorette, percussion and dance teams – as well…

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Wildwoods in New Jersey–“Welcome to Our Island”

April 28, 2017

Wildwoods, NJ – Home to more than 180 special events throughout the year, some might consider the Wildwoods the “Special Events Capital of the East Coast.” No other location in the region offers the number and variety of special events the Wildwoods offer annually. The events take place at various locations throughout the island’s three…

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Center City Jazz Festival announces final artist lineup for Apr. 29

April 24, 2017

Eric Wortham II, George “Spanky” McCurdy, Odean Pope, Monnette Sudler among musicians performing Saturday, April 29 The Center City Jazz Festival, presented by The Vintage Syndicate, has announced its 2017 final artist lineup on Saturday, April 29 from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. A total of 20 bands will be performing at five venues over…

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SUNscopes for the week of April 23

April 22, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: Since last Wed., the Sun has been in Taurus. And this Wed., the New Moon will be in Taurus. Lots of Taurus energy going on! Meanwhile, Mercury is still retrograde but because it dances with steady Saturn at the beginning of the week, the goofy insanity that Mercury retrograde triggers…

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Church of the Advocate seeks volunteer docents: Telling our story

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Church of the Advocate The Historic Church of the Advocate is now accepting applications for volunteer docents to conduct tours of its grand scale architecture, inspiring collection of large and vivid Black history murals, and the work of the late  Fr. Paul Washington and others who made this church both a sanctuary and…

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Recent News

Health

WDAS FM, Power 99 and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ announce the inaugural ‘Philadelphia Sista Strut’ 3K Breast Cancer Walk on June 17

April 22, 2017

Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer Research WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, Power...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: How Medicare covers therapy services

April 22, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you explain how Medicare covers physical therapy services? I’m a new beneficiary, and...

Go With The-Flo

Carmelo Anthony has reportedly separated from his wife, La La

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOT:  Carmelo and La La Anthony (Photo: taniavolobueva / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Tongues are wagging...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of April 23

April 22, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: Since last Wed., the Sun has been in Taurus. And this Wed.,...

Color Of Money

Sheriff Sales collect $60 million in new taxes; Returns millions in excess funds to property owners

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sheriff Jewell Williams speaking at the recent City Council budget hearings.  (Photo: Bill Z. Foster)...

Entertainment

Jesse Williams, wife file for divorce

April 25, 2017

  By Danielle Kwateng-Clark Essence Magazine–TMZ has reported that Jesse Williams, is parting ways from his wife,...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff