Day two of the NFL Draft has begun, and if you're just tuning in, you missed a lot last night. The Eagles went with Derek Barnett for their first round pick. The nervous defensive end who broke Reggie White's sack record said he "didn't wanna get no boos," so yeah, he's ready for Philly fans. In more hometown news, Temple University's Hasson Reddick landed himself the 13th spot in the draft with the Arizona Cardinals — just one pick before the Eagles made their move. There's plenty more to see today. Here's absolutely everything you need to know and a handy drinking game for when it all just becomes too much.
When the Pennsylvania legislature last year passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, it did so largely under the impression that dispensaries wouldn’t sell the drug in its plant form, but only in infused oils, pills and ointments. By next year though, when dispensaries begin opening across the state, that may not be the case. A little-known loophole in the law could allow for dispensaries to distribute plant-form marijuana meant for vaporization. Sound complicated? We'll explain.
State Police have charged the teenager who led a group of about 100 people on a highway bike ride with misdemeanor and summary offenses. A video posted to Instagram made the rounds earlier this week, prompting several discussions about wheelie kids and Philly's traffic laws. The 16-year-old organizer of the ride is the only one to be charged — at least so far.
|What||Kendrick Lamar is coming to Philly! He's playing the Wells Fargo Center July 19 with Travis Scott and DRAM, and tickets go on sale Friday, April 28.|
|Where||Wells Fargo Center at 3601 S. Broad St. 19148|
|When||July 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm|
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When it comes to the Philly food scene, camaraderie is the name of the game. But tomorrow, two of the top restaurateurs in the city will be trying their hardest to punch each other in the face. Mike Solomonov of Zahav faces down Brad Spence of Vetri Family in a boxing battle for Night at the Fights, the new annual fundraiser for the Urban League of Philadelphia. Last year’s inaugural event raised $166,000 for the century-old nonprofit, which works to empower Philly’s African American community. This year's goal is $300,000.
Steve Eckerd has experience in the kitchen at NYC haute cuisine temple Daniel, as well as at Philly's Vetri, but right now he's getting down with pub food. Specifically, Pub & Kitchen food, where he just took over as head chef. His mandate there is to take the menu back to "gastropub basics," and he does -- but with some very interesting and enjoyable twists. Here's a look at some of his best new dishes.