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City Council seeking public input on bill to renew Comcast’s franchise in Philly

November 11, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO: (Pavel L Photo and Video / Shutterstock.com) By Kiarra Solomon @By_Kiarra The bill to renew Comcast’s cable agreement was introduced into City Council last week by Councilman Bobby Henon. Although technically the current franchise agreement expired last month, the terms of the previous franchises are still in effect until a new agreement is…

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Torrei Hart, ex wife of Kevin Hart, launches new Skimpy Mixers

October 2, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Torrei Hart, the ex-wife of Kevin Hart, has been quietly working on several projects since her split with the comedy mogul. In the works are a few new movies, a new book and a new business, Skimpy Mixers.  And, she and Kevin are finally in a good place, cooperatively parenting their…

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“Healthier You” Conference October 8th at Neumann University

October 2, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Healthcare Solutions of Delaware Valley will host the Healthier You conference in celebration of five years of service on Saturday Oct. 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Neumann University, 1 Neumann Way, Aston, Pennsylvania. Among the featured guests at this year’s conference will be Michel Sproles, wife of Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren…

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The Underground Railroad Museum at the Belmont Mansion teaches relevant lessons on race and more

September 11, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Belmont Mansion By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra The Belmont Mansion is not just beautiful, it’s also rich in history. In 1986, despite its rich history, the Belmont Mansion found it’s way from the the City’s demolition list. That’s when the American Women’s Heritage society, under the leadership of Audrey Johnson-Thornton, raised over $3million to…

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Cooking Up Couture raise more than $3000 for Philabundance

September 5, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Gourmet food and designer clothes combined to raise more than $3,000 for Philabundance’s Community Kitchen Program during the third annual Cooking Up Couture event held at Front & Palmer ballroom in Northern Liberties. Cooking Up Couture, the brainchild of Philly Gives founder Katie Everett and Dawane Cromwell, founder of Embacy Entertainment,…

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The World Meeting of Families is about more than just the Pope’s visit

August 21, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon –  @By_Kiarra Everyone has been talking about the highly anticipated (or dreaded, depending on who you talk to) visit from Pope Francis. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a lot of information shared about the entire reason for his visit, the World Meeting of Families, or the activities which will occur during the meeting….

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Ballin For Peace teaches to have a ball without drugs, alcohol or violence

August 13, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Quenton Bowman Sr. is extremely passionate about the work he does through Ballin For Peace in Nicetown community. “We’re trying to impact the lives of these young people”, Bowman said. “At the end of the day its about them.” Ballin For Peace started in Los Angeles by Kenneth and Ryan Hicks…

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