Remember the Dez Bryant catch-no catch in the playoffs against the Packers? How about the Calvin Johnson Rule, where a touchdown was ruled incomplete and changed how the NFL defines a catch? Gene Steratore was the referee for both of those games, and he's the guy refereeing the Super Bowl next Sunday. Here is everything you need to know about the Pennsylvania native, including how many times the Eagles have won in games he's called. Hint: It's a lot.
Wawa just jumped into the fancy coffee game with a new line called Wawa Reserve. It's made with high-end arabica beans called Kenya AA, and it joins the gazillion other varieties the convenience store chain offers. Is it any good? We tasted it and the answer is a surprisingly definitive yes. Basically, it's great.
Philly taxis have a snappy new app you can use for on-demand service, just like Uber or Lyft. For the most part, things have been going smoothly since the app's October rollout. Except for one point. The connected Samsung tablets that take the place of the fare meter have been getting nicked. Per 215 Get-a-Cab's lawyer, at least 10 have been reported stolen. The company's advice to drivers? Take them with you when you leave the car.
It was picked up in Philly a couple days ago, but it's now national news that a Boston bakery has banned Philadelphia Cream Cheese in the run up to the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl. Thing is, the move doesn't make any sense. Cream cheese as we know it today was first developed and produced in upstate New York. Here's the rest of the history.
Join the Preservation Alliance for a behind the scenes look at the architecture of the Philadelphia Zoo, including a rare look inside the Solitude House. Advance tickets required.
Where: Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Ave., 19104
When: January 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
How much: $17