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Roundhouse ReduxEditorial21 June 2017 Blame for $50M wasted on West Philly Police HQ properly placed at Nutter-Gillison doorstep (Photo Left) Philly’s “Ivory Tower of Truth” to become one of justice. Photo by Salvatore Patrone. When developer Bart Blatstein tried to sell the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission on re-siting the Foxwoods Casino to the abandoned Inquirer building on North Broad Street, we called him out for the snake oil he was selling.  Putting a casino within a stones throw of the...Read More >>Roundhouse Redux

 

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Feels Like HomeSheila Simmons21 June 2017
Rousing reception by Philadelphia audience re-affirms producer’s mission (Photo Left) Noted author, playwright, radio and TV personality Vy Higginsen. Photo courtesy of the Mama Foundation. Although Vy Higginsen’s family has lived on the same block in Harlem for more than 100 years, the off-Broadway producer characterized her most recent visit to Philadelphia by...Read More >>
 
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A Touch of Baltimore Society in PhiladelphiaHughE Dillon21 June 2017
N. Libs celebrates the second race of the Triple Crown Nearly 1,000 people turned out for the 5th Anniversary of Preakness at The Piazza at Schmidts on Saturday, May 20. Guests enjoyed a lively party with food stations, raffles, and spirits. Dancing was led by music from DJ Royale and the...Read More >>
 
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Joe Banner SpeaksJeremy Treatman21 June 2017
Future sportscasters grill Banner about everything football (Photo Left) Play By Play Sports Broadcasting campers hang out with Joe Banner (center). Photo by Jeremy Treatman. Former Eagles president Joe Banner said of the Birds’ decisions, under his tenure, drafting Trent Cole was the smartest; signing Michael Vick and Terrell Owens were the...Read More >>
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Cooling Off in KOPHughE Dillon21 June 2017
New residence opens its pool to the public The newly-opened 251 Dekalb Apartments in King of Prussia celebrated the season with a “Heat Wave Summer Soiree” earlier this month. The summer bash was inspired by the vibrant vibes of South Beach, Miami, and was open to the public. Guests enjoyed the...Read More >>

 

Liberty City Press Staff

Ken Smukler, publisher of Philadelphia’s largest weekly newspaper, The Liberty City Press, has a background in political technology and communications both locally and nationally.  Read more >>
Jeremy Treatman is the founder and co-director of the Scholastic Play-by-Play Classics and Sports Broadcasting Camps. Over 50 NBA players, including Lebron James, Kevin Durant, and Rajon Rondo played in his events when they were in high school. Jeremy...Read more >>
Lucy Smukler is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston College. She is studying English and is interested in journalism and analytic writing. She is very excited to be a part of the Liberty City Press team. Read more >>
Sheila Simmons brings many years of writing and communications experience to her work for Liberty City Press. She began her professional writing career at the Philadelphia Daily News, where she covered Business, City Hall and Education.Read more >>
Sarah J. Glover is an award-winning photojournalist and multimedia journalist, specializing in photojournalism and video for the web.Read more >>
HughE Dillon Philly's Society Photographer; he's a columnist, television personality too. His photo work focuses on people, parties, celebrities and Philadelphia.  His photos have been published nationally and internationally. Including in People Mag,...Read more >>
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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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