Hugh Taft-Morales didn’t expect this. “I knew it was going to be big,” he said. “It’s well beyond what I thought it was going to be. Clearly, Philadelphia’s got a lot of Catholic tradition and heritage.” Taft-Morales is not Catholic, nor is he from Philadelphia. The leader of the Ethical … Continue Reading Pope in Philly: One Faith’s Celebration is Another’s Inconvenience
Victoria Watts is sitting at a small, round table with an iced coffee alongside her blue sunglasses at J&K Euphoria in Northern Liberties. She’s telling a story, which isn’t uncommon. “It took me 25 years to figure everything out,” she said. “I’m 27 now. I came out when I was 25. … Continue Reading Emotionally right, technically wrong
Growing up in Wenksville, Pa., Justin Duerr didn’t have much creative freedom. Then he moved to Philadelphia and a whole different world opened up for Northern Liberties’ lead singer.
PHILADELPHIA — For a self-employed owner of a martial arts gym, a café and a sex-toy shop, finding time to watch TV doesn’t come easy. “I don’t watch TV at all,” Angel Nieves said Thursday in Northern Liberties. “I watch Netflix and I’ll watch Showtime and all the series kind … Continue Reading As fall TV season begins, Netflix, online streaming takes over