June 1, 2011
Here are some samples of the Missed Connections that turned up while the romance survey was being conducted earlier this year. Orange line heading South from Temple - m4m - 24 (Cecil B. Moore) Got on the orange line with you at Cecil B. heading South around 5:30. Was chatting with a friend but kept checking you out. You had a faux hawk and were wearing a red hoodie. You're so hot. smiles at cecil b. subway stop today - w4m - 21 (temple) So I was waiting on one of the benches for the subway into Center City staring off in my own little world around 315pm when you walked into my line of vision and blatantly smiled at me. It took me a second to realize it and I'm sorry if you thought i was just being rude or uninterested.
April 15, 2011 |
A daughter of former City Councilman Angel Ortiz was grazed by a bullet during a terrifying encounter with a trio of armed robbers earlier this week. The ordeal began about 8:30 Monday night, when Pilar Ortiz, 21, went to a house on 20th Street near Moore in South Philadelphia to meet up with her boyfriend, her father said yesterday. "He wasn't there. Another person was inside and told her to wait around," Ortiz said. "Then, all of a sudden, three people ran in with AK-47s and started duct-taping everyone.
March 4, 2011
Q: My husband wants oral sex all the time. I'm not opposed to that, but how often should I be giving it? Mia: When you get, you have to give. It's only fair, right? Here's an idea: Do it while he's standing so more blood rushes to his lower regions, which can intensify his, um, reaction. Steve: I'm not a doctor, so I can't tell you how often to fellate your hubby. However, I consulted Dr. Ignatz Feelgood, who answered, "As often as possible. " Just kidding!
April 30, 2010 |
Boys in the hoods It's official - Joe Maddon is the new picture boy for hoodies. Maddon's cold-weather mode of dress was briefly banned by Major League Baseball, which relented in a day or two under an avalache of laughter. The Tampa Bay manager got a new hooded sweat shirt Wednesday - a personalized Patriots hoodie in the mail from New England coach Bill Belichick, America's most famous hoodie wearer. The jacket he sent Maddon has "J.M. " on the front. "Very cool," said Maddon, before heading off for an Eminem concert.
October 21, 2009 |
Prosecutors yesterday released video of three gunmen wanted in the killing of a Woodlynne bakery owner, hoping a distinctive hooded sweatshirt worn by one of the men will lead to their capture. Oscar Medina Hernandez, 29, a father of two and the owner of Alex's Bakery & Food Store on Ferry Avenue, was shot dead inside the bakery about 8:45 p.m. last Wednesday. In the video, taken by cameras inside and outside the store, three hooded men can be seen entering. The man who shot Medina Hernandez is wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and can be seen pointing his gun over the counter.
October 21, 2009 |
A video released by authorities in Camden County yesterday shows a man dressed in a black hoodie, pointing his handgun over the glass counter at Alex's Bakery, in Woodlynne, last week. Seconds later, Oscar Medina Hernandez, 29, a married father of two who had bought the bakery three years ago, was dead. "This is both a tragic and senseless homicide," Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said during a news conference yesterday. Al Hernandez stood behind that same counter yesterday, mere feet from where his brother had been killed.
September 18, 2008 |
The funeral service for Veno Leigertwood, 31, who was fatally shot Saturday morning outside his Yeadon home, will be held at 10 a.m. today at Sharon Baptist Church, 3955 Conshohocken Ave., in Philadelphia. Friends may visit at 8:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Rolling Green Cemetery, West Chester. Mr. Leigertwood, a 2001 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, was packing a computer into his car, which was parked in his driveway, when he was shot, execution-style, about 6:30 a.m. He was on his way to his last class at Eastern College in Radnor before earning a master's of business administration in December.
April 22, 2008 |
Sue Slocum doesn't care whether you cast your vote today for Barack Obama or Hillary Rodham Clinton. As long as their supporters continue to wear their passion on their sleeves - and everywhere else. There's money in politics, as if we didn't know. Since February, Slocum has been selling partisan merchandise in her Doylestown shop, Michelle's Hallmark. "People wanted to express themselves and I didn't want an election season to go by without having these items in my store," said the 40ish Slocum.