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Friday, Oct 10, 2014 at 01:02 PM EDT

Tina Fey's Fave Pizza Joint Opening 2nd Location

Tina Fey's Fave Pizza Joint Opening 2nd Location

A Delaware County Italian restaurant -- a favorite of "30 Rock" star Tina Fey -- is opening a second location in Chester County.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 01:19 PM EDT

Brewery Head Names 1st CEO

Brewery Head Names 1st CEO

Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has named a chief executive officer for the first time.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 07:07 AM EDT

Philly Timber Owner Gives Old Buildings New Life

Philly Timber Owner Gives Old Buildings New Life

Steve Ebner has seen the heart of Philadelphia — and it's made out of wood.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 08:32 AM EDT

Want to Find an Eco-Friendly Shop? There's an App for That.

Want to Find an Eco-Friendly Shop? There's an App for That.

Strolling through Old City and hoping to eat at a farm-to-table restaurant? Shopping along Walnut Street and interested in buying eco-friendly fashions? Now thanks to MilkCrate — a smartphone app launching this...

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 06:32 AM EDT

Holiday Shopping Starts Now?

Holiday Shopping Starts Now?

Business leaders in Swedesboro, Gloucester County are already encouraging residents to shop locally in order to get ahead of the crazy shopping rush of Black Friday.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 03:39 PM EDT

Owners of Zahav to Debut New Eatery

Owners of Zahav to Debut New Eatery

On Sept. 2, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook (the restaurateurs behind Zahav and Federal Donuts) will debut their newest venture, restaurant Abe Fisher on 1623 Sansom St.

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 05:46 PM EDT

Business Owners Boiling After Dîner en Blanc

Business Owners Boiling After Dîner en Blanc

More than 3,000 people enjoyed the fanciful, all-white Dîner en Blanc that shut down a portion of Broad Street Thursday night. But the French-inspired affair caused business owners in the area to boil over.

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 06:15 PM EDT

New Video Game From Philly Startup Goes International

New Video Game From Philly Startup Goes International

A feisty, daring version of Little Red Riding Hood is giving the international gaming world a taste of Philly as a local video game development company debuts its first product in Germany this week.

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 at 02:25 PM EDT

Want to Open a Restaurant? Philly Pop-Up Tests New Ideas

Want to Open a Restaurant? Philly Pop-Up Tests New Ideas

Foodies rejoice! More than 30 new restaurants will open in one Philadelphia neighborhood over the next three years.

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014 at 08:39 PM EDT

New Program to Help Grow Small Business in Philly

New Program to Help Grow Small Business in Philly

The Inner City Capital Connections program aims to help small businesses in economically distressed areas access capital and learn financial stability.

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Renovation and Redevelopment in North Philly

Renovation and Redevelopment in North Philly

North Philadelphia is quickly becoming a main attraction due to new developments and renovation. NBC10's Brandon Hudson has the details. 

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

Windows Update Will Bring 3-D, Game Tools, Doodling

A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing. This "Creators Update" also aims to make future updates less disruptive. There's no set schedule, devices that came with Windows 10 installed will likely get the update first. That will make it easier for Microsoft to work out kinks for older devices, which are potentially more problematic.

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Aggressive Multiple Sclerosis

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late Tuesday after a large study found it slowed progression of the neurological disease and reduced symptoms. While there are more than a dozen treatments for the most common form of MS, there's been nothing specifically for people with the type called primary progressive MS. That type of MS is relatively rare, affecting about 50,000 Americans.

Home Buyers Jump on Contracts as Housing Market Rises

Home Buyers Jump on Contracts as Housing Market Rises

More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its pending home sales index climbed 5.5 percent in February to 112.3, its highest point since April and its second-highest point since 2006. Lawrence Yun, the Realtors' chief economist, suggested that a rising stock market had helped bolster confidence. "Last month being the warmest February in decades also played a role in kick-starting prospective buyers' house hunt," Yun said.

Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

Ford Recalls 570K Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Trouble

Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly. The recalls will hit the company's bottom line in the first quarter of this year. Ford said in a Wednesday filing with securities regulators that the recalls will cut pretax earnings by $295 million. The engine fire recall covers over 360,000 vehicles in North America and Europe. In North America it includes Escape SUVs from the 2014 model year, plus the 2014 and 2015 compact Fiesta ST, the 2013 and 2014 Fusion midsize car and the 2013 through 2015 Transit Connect small van.

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