Nelson Agholor said he has to get out of his own head. He is, in a word, horrible, and it’s killing the Eagles offense. If he was just dropping the ball, that would be one thing. But he’s making mistakes all over the field. Maybe it is in his head. Or maybe he’s just a bad football player. Either way, he needs to be benched, and the team needs to stop defending him. Doug Pederson, especially. Here’s what Agholor and Pederson had to say, and why a coach protecting his players has gone too far.
Philly took the news hard when we discovered 30th Street Station's iconic flippy board is on its way out. To be fair, the analog schedule board is so outdated it runs on Windows 95. But Honeygrow is here to fill the flippy board hole in our lives. The fast-casual eatery is testing the boards as a new way to alert customers when orders are ready. Because the current system basically involves shouting numbers into the din and hoping the customer is paying attention. You can already catch the boards in action at 16th and Sansom.
Jazz trio Kunu Bi consists of Papa Ed Stokes, a vocalist who also plays more than a dozen instruments, traditional percussionist Tom Lowery and reggae-funk bassist Bert Harris. They'll play as part of the Philadelphia Jazz Project fourth Monday series.
Where: Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine St. 19103
When: November 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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Find a support system, keep work stuff out of the bedroom and decide how to delegate. These tips and more came from Philly artists and entrepreneurs Veronica Corzo-Duchardt, Klancy Miller and Kimberly Glyder the day after the presidential election — great timing, huh? The event was the last stop the five-week tour for Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney’s new book, In the Company of Women. Here's what these women told the 400-people in attendance at the Moore College event.
It’s been a rough November so far in Philadelphia. But groups who work with the underserved didn’t stop for the SEPTA strike or the election or anything else that’s been thrown our way. And they still need your help, whether it’s in the form of volunteering your time, your money, your food or your expertise. Philly has a year-round need for volunteers and donations, but that need kicks up around the holidays in effort to keep people fed and warm. Here are eight ways you can make a difference.