Former Philly mayoral candidate lands new gig at City Hall
Vexillologists to gather in Philly, where flag history runs deep
More than 120 flag experts and enthusiasts are descending on Philadelphia next month, when the North American Vexillological Association’s 57th annual meeting lands at the 23rd Street Armory in Center City.
Local flag enthusiasts are excited to show off Philly’s “wealth of vexillological riches,” Meir Rinde reports. Continue reading…
RECAP: What else happened?
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• Fueling speculation about a potential 2028 run for president, Gov. Shapiro is a featured speaker at this weekend’s New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention. [Lehigh Valley News]
• Wawa shared details on its massive expansion in the Midwest. The Delco-headquartered convenience chain is planning 60 stores in Indiana, 60 in Ohio, and 40 in Kentucky, with the first openings slated for 2025. [BP 2022/Courier-Post]
• 27 years after co-founding the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Nick Stuccio is stepping down as executive director at FringeArts to pursue consulting and a yet-to-be announced long-term project. [WHYY]
• Living on $9 a day: The founder of meal and grocery provider Sunday Love Project did the SNAP challenge to highlight the connection between nutrition and health. [Billy Penn]
• If you’ve seen those graffitied billboards for Morgan & Morgan (of those Jawn Morgan ads), know that it’s a ruse. The Florida personal injury law firm purposely vandalized its designs to catch the eye. [Reddit/BP 2022/PGH City Paper]
Zero chances for the public to catch Mayor Kenney today, per his official schedulers.
ON THE CALENDAR
📷 Learn pinhole photography, chlorophyll printing, and cyanotype-making at the free 20/20 Photo Fest at the Cherry Street Pier.(12 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30)
🫑Get your fill of meat-stuffed, walnut-sauce-draped, pomegranate-topped peppers from a variety of vendors at Cantina La Martina’s Chile Nogada Festival in Kensington. (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1)
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