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Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 11:55 AM EDT

Does Social Media Really Boost Business?

Does Social Media Really Boost Business?

Social media as a marketing tool has proven successful for the Philly-based clothing retailer Aphillyated. But experts, and even the company's founders, say the strategy is not going to pay off for...

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 04:25 PM EDT

Walkable Suburbs Improve Local Economy: Study

Walkable Suburbs Improve Local Economy: Study

Local suburbs looking to strengthen their economy should mimic the walkable real estate development that boosted downtown West Chester, according to a new study.

Friday, Jul 4, 2014 at 04:14 PM EDT

BucksCo Native Wins 'Chopped'

BucksCo Native Wins 'Chopped'

The Food Network crowned its latest culinary star Tuesday when the "Chopped" judges named Bucks County-native Lindsay McClain the episode's winner.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT

Baker Aims for Bread to be Philly's New Iconic Food

Baker Aims for Bread to be Philly's New Iconic Food

Cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, water ice and….bread? Philadelphia may soon be known for another iconic edible item thanks to 25-year-old Pete Merzbacher, who won a year of marketing services for his bakery Philly...

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 04:33 PM EDT

Philly Coffee Shop Among Best in Country

Philly Coffee Shop Among Best in Country

Local java lovers can enjoy a cup of joe at one of the best coffee shops in the country, right here in Philadelphia.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:05 PM EDT

Trucking Firm Shuts Doors on 1,500 Employees

Trucking Firm Shuts Doors on 1,500 Employees

A local trucking firm, New Century Transportation, announced on Monday to its 1,500 employees that the business had filed for bankruptcy and would be closing.

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Drexel Hosts Stem Camp for Middle-Schoolers

Drexel Hosts Stem Camp for Middle-Schoolers

About 25 middle-school students from West Philadelphia are in the midst of a science, technology, engineering and mathematics-focused summer camp, hosted by Drexel University's School of

Ground to Be Broken on New Outlet Center in South Jersey

Ground to Be Broken on New Outlet Center in South Jersey

A formal ground breaking is scheduled for next Thursday for the Gloucester Premium Outlets in Gloucester Township, N.J.

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

Program Uses Selfies to Determine Life Expectancy

Your next selfie could be saying a little more about you than you think.

Stuck in the Airport? Get on the Bike

Stuck in the Airport? Get on the Bike

Stay in shape while riding out that delay.

Small Cars Fare Poorly in Crash Tests

Small Cars Fare Poorly in Crash Tests

Small cars performed poorly in new frontal crash tests, The Associated Press reported. The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman the only one of 12 to earn a top rating of "good.” The small overlap front crash...

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