AT TRUMP RALLY OUTSIDE PHILLY, FANS CRY ‘RIGGED’
Several thousand people showed up at a Newtown pool club to see Donald Trump at his third rally of the day on Friday. Many of them were slightly drunk (beers were being sold), and almost all of them were skeptical of the media, who they see as being part of the conspiracy to rig the election against their candidate. “Do a poll online. Ask people on Facebook,” said one supporter. “The media is not stopping people.” Oh, and then Trump hugged the US flag.
EXCLUSIVE: PHILLY D.A. PLANS BIGGEST-EVER ELECTION FRAUD TASK FORCE
All that vitriol and talk of the election being rigged could potentially lead to trouble at the polls, which is why Philadelphia officials are planning the largest Election Fraud Task Force ever, Billy Penn has learned. On Nov. 8, every assistant district attorney and detective who isn’t in court will be available to help monitor voting in the city.
WE FIXED THE PHILADELPHIA WOMEN’S EXPO FLYER
“The Nation’s Largest Women’s Expo” is coming to Philadelphia this weekend and it sounds like something Donald Trump might have organized. The free pass promises womanly things like mani/pedis, holiday shopping and a “Hair Stage,” whateverthefuck that means. Here, Women’s Expo, we fixed that for you.
ON THE CALENDAR
This revamp of a Bella Vista corner bar by the family that owns Ralph's Italian Restaurant wants you to know about its brunch — so it's giving away free food (from a limited menu) both days of its grand opening weekend.
Where: Bar One at 767 S. 9th St. 19147
When: October 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. to October 23, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
How much: Free, pay-as-you-go drinks
Actually, tons of people will be selling seashells at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, which is the largest of its kind in the region. There's competitions, science, jewelry, collectibles and lots of general mollusk excitement.
Where: Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy. 19103
When: October 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to October 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free with admission ($18 adults, $14 kids)
The 65-piece Philly POPS are taking on the King of Rock and Roll with a series of his hit songs and a guest quartet. Both the Saturday and Sunday matinees are preceded by a pre-concert conversation at 1:30, if you're interested.
Where: Verizon Hall at 300 S. Broad St. 19102
When: October 22, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. to October 23, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.
How much: $35 and up
Bring out your pooch to hang with hundreds of other dog lovers to raise funds and awareness for homeless and abandoned animals. Music, talent contests, paw print painting, photo booths and more. Note: Postponed to Sunday because of the rain.
Where: The Navy Yard at 4500 S. Broad St.
When: October 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
How much: $25
Take a walk through Chinatown with the Yin Meets Yang Club and check out the fortune cookie factory, a Chinese herbal medicine shop, a calligraphy demo and more, then end it all with a group dim sum lunch (cost of lunch is not included in the tour price).
Where: Chinatown at 928 Race St. 19107
When: October 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How much: $19