Newsletter for Tuesday, March 8
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
A little impromptu aerial action at Graffiti Pier as the weather warms up; photo via @elllebele on Instagram.
WHY FORBES UNDER 30 IS HEADING TO BOSTON
The Forbes Under 30 Summit, the annual invitation-only millennial innovation-focused event, will not return to Philadelphia, Billy Penn has learned. The event, which drew 2,000 millennials to the city, did not come cheap. According to Mayor Jim Kenney’s communications director, Forbes wanted kind of a lot of money to support the conference, which the city declined to commit, and Forbes chose to move the Summit to Boston. Here’s what we know.
THE EAGLES WILL LOOK PRETTY DIFFERENT NEXT SEASON
Get ready for new names on the jerseys when the Birds take the field this fall. The Chip Kelly era ended a little more Monday, as the Eagles traded three signature Kelly acquisitions: Running back DeMarco Murray (traded to the Titans), as well as cornerback Byron Maxwell and linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Dolphins. The players turned out to be mostly duds during their time in Philly.
The female pro behind Home Brewed Events leads a brewing session to make a special gose beer, followed by a bottle share. Proceeds benefit women-in-beer nonprofit Pink Boots Society.
Where: Chhaya at 1819 E. Passyunk Ave. 19148
When: March 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: $15 + a bottle of sour beer for the share
BILLY PENN LIKES
WATCH KATT WILLIAMS BRAWL AT THE TROC
Video has surfaced of Katt Williams getting stomped onstage at Beanie Sigel’s concert at the Troc on Sunday. The video, posted by SnapGramTV, shows Williams onstage freestyling, doing push-ups, dancing and cursing out fans on the mic before things escalated. And you can watch it here.
BEHOLD THE ULTIMATE PHILLY SANDWICH
In a city known for its sandwiches, which one represents us best? That’s what we set out to answer with our Ultimate Philly Sandwich Bracket. The contest — which was presented by Yards Brewing Co. because Philly beer + Philly sandwiches = the best, obvs — started off with 32 contenders chosen from all corners of Philadelphia. We got things down to two: John’s Roast Pork’s namesake and the Italian from Ricci’s. Here’s who took home the trophy.