July 12, 2000 |
To borrow a line from Stevie Wonder, it's hotter than July. And in these steamy, sticky days of summer, casual men's fashion has gone from trying too hard to not trying at all. Those splashy Hilfiger T-shirts and flashy Fubu jerseys have yielded to the basic white undershirt, a fashion staple that didn't go away as much as it went undercover. Yep, we're talking the crew-necked, short-sleeved 100 percent cotton, three-in-a-pack necessities that your dad wore under his crisp dress whites and flannel button-downs.
July 23, 2005 |
Two groups have demanded that Philadelphia-based Urban Outfitters Inc. remove from its stores a T-shirt that contains language the groups consider offensive. The message on the T-shirt - "New Mexico, Cleaner Than Regular Mexico" - could promote "negative and racist ideas of 'the dirty Mexican,' " according to the Web site of BlueLatinos.org, a Latino advocacy group in Washington. The group also has started an online petition to encourage the company to remove the T-shirts from its stores.
July 6, 1995 |
The second of two men wanted in the theft of $82 in cash from a high-school junior who was selling T-shirts for a fund-raiser was arrested Monday by Norristown police. Kevin Jones, 19, of the 100 block of West Elm Street, Norristown, was arrested after an officer spotted him at Wayne Avenue and Markley Street at 7:25 p.m. Borough police were aware that Plymouth Township wanted Jones in connection with the May 3 strong-arm robbery, police said. The first man, Raymond Cook, 20, of Hector Street in Conshohocken, was arrested June 27 in Conshohocken after he was involved in a disturbance, police said.
October 7, 2012 |
The takeaway Romney T-shirt episode is a teachable moment - for adults. Karen Heller, A2.
August 22, 2011 |
Police are looking for what were described as identical twins in the knife-point robbery at a corner food store in North Philadelphia this morning. Details are still sketchy, but police said the stickup was reported about 9:10 a.m. in the store on the 5900 block of Ogontz Avenue in the Ogontz section. The bandits were described as black identical twins about 29 years old who were wearing different clothes. Police said one wore a black T-shirt and black jeans while the other was dressed in a white T-shirt and khaki pants.
June 11, 2010 |
A 17-year-old Mastbaum High School student was sexually assaulted this morning as she rode the subway to her school in Kensington, said police and SEPTA officials. The girl was on an eastbound Market-Frankford El about 7:35 a.m. when an unkempt man with a yellow t-shirt over his head approached her, grabbed her leg, and rubbed up against her, said Jerri Williams, a SEPTA spokeswoman. The victim got off the train at the Huntingdon station and reported in the incident to school officials, Williams said.
October 8, 2012 |
The first call came Friday evening, tinged with racist hate. "Watch your back, (racist slur). I'mma blow your (profanity) brains out," one of Lynette Gaymon's aunts said Saturday. Gaymon, a geometry teacher at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond, has been accused of humiliating a student who wore a pink Romney/Ryan T-shirt on "dress-down" day Sept. 28. After the story drew media attention last week, the teacher's aunts said, she stayed out of school and took refuge with friends.
December 20, 1995 |
Princess Baltazar, who sells newspapers on the street as part of the Daily News bootjack program to help the homeless, receives a T-shirt from Jim Barron of the paper's Circulation Department at the annual Christmas luncheon for bootjacks at the Spaghetti Warehouse on Spring Garden Street.
September 20, 1993 |
Charyn Sutton (left) chats with Deirdre Hayes outside the 22nd-23rd Police District at 17th Street and Montgomery Avenue in North Philadelphia last week during a community T-shirt exchange. The purpose of the exchange was to allow people to trade in their tobacco and alcohol paraphernalia for T-shirts with more positive health messages.
August 30, 2007
There's still time to register your pick for Heisman Trophy winner. Send an e-mail to barkowe@phillynews . com by 6 tonight with the winner. Also, include a pick of one of the other four finalists, which would be used as a tiebreaker. If there's still a tie, winners will be chosen randomly. Three readers who pick correctly will win a Daily News T-shirt.