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Prolific best-selling author Leslie Esdaile Banks dies

August 8, 2011

Banks has penned over 40 novels and 12 novellas in a wide range of genres and is the recipient of the 2009 Romantic Times Booklover’s Convention Career Achievement Award for Paranormal Fiction and the 2008 Essence Magazine Storyteller of the Year Award, as well as…

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Bebashi is inviting you to a Summer White Linen Party

August 8, 2011

Join Bebashi as we celebrate the 2nd Annual White Linen Party fundraiser at the Kimmel Center in Center City Philadelphia. This event will be sponsored by Embacy Entertainment Productions and Coos Sports Bar & Lounge and will be hosted by Radio One’s Tiffany Bacon. Proceeds will benefit Bebashi programs.

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Philly shows NABJ some love on Aug. 5

July 31, 2011

On Friday, Aug. 5 at the Electric Factory, members of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and party people from all over the tri-state area will get a big dose of “Philly LOVE,” courtesy of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists (PABJ).

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Brown: Jobs event opportunity for unemployed to be heard

July 31, 2011

The event focused on creating more good jobs for working families and stopping tax breaks for large corporations and foreign companies. The community meeting was sponsored by “Fight for Philly,” a grassroots organization founded to restore good jobs and corporate accountability in Philadelphia.

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PHA introduces new Plymouth Hall senior residence

July 31, 2011

While designing the new senior residence, PHA sought to incorporate features found in the surrounding neighborhood. One major change is the location of the entrance which is now near the middle of the building on 22nd Street, versus the old entrance on Venango Street.

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Giant Food Stores opens in Philadelphia

July 25, 2011

GIANT Food Stores opened its first Philadelphia supermarket last week. Located at 2550 Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, the newly built 74,000 square foot store employs 275 full and part-time associates and is open 24 hours daily seven days a week.

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