Philadelphia News for April 27th 2013

Philadelphia Eagles NFL draft liveblog: Rounds 2 & 3 – Bleeding
The Eagles got their 2013 draft off to a solid start last night picking Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson with the #4 overall pick. Tonight they will continue their selections with rounds 2 and 3 where the…
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10 Players Philadelphia Eagles Should Target on Day 2
The Philadelphia Eagles grabbed offensive tackle Lane Johnson with the fourth overall selection in the NFL draft, making the Oklahoma lineman the first player Chip Kelly has drafted. Johnson has the supreme athleticism required to succeed in Kelly’s … More…

Philadelphia Phillies falter again vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
PHILADELPHIA — Throughout the month of April, the Phillies' offense has resembled a kiddie amusement park — most rides have been three and under. Going into Thursday's series finale with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Phils scored three runs or fewer in More…

Philadelphia Phillies (9-14) at New York Mets (10-10), 7:10 pm (ET)
The last time Dillon Gee squared off against the NL East- rival Philadelphia Phillies he was hammered in just three innings of work. The New York Mets hope it will be different this time around on Friday when they send Gee to the mound in the opener of More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. NY Islanders
With Philadelphia on a power play, Matt Read kept a clearing attempt in the New York zone, and Briere eventually finished off a 2-on-1 down low by converting a feed from Brayden Schenn at 11:41. The Islanders tied things up 1:37 into the middle period More…

Caught on Camera: Kids Pull Handgun on Girl, Adult
A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him. NBC10.com – Nefertiti Jaquez. A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him pointing waving a gun at people. He’s home now after it … More…

2013 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Should Pass on Geno Smith in Round 2
Philadelphia holds the 35th overall selection, the third pick in the second round when the draft resumes tonight at Radio City Music Hall. The Jacksonville Jaguars have the No. 33 pick and already have a quarterback in place in Blaine Gabbert, but … More…

Mariela Castro Denied Permission To Visit Philadelphia To Receive LGBT Award
PHILADELPHIA — In an April 25 story about Mariela Castro being denied permission to visit Philadelphia, The Associated Press erroneously reported that she has no official link to the Cuban government other than kinship. She was elected as a deputy in More…

Where to Eat When You're Getting a Piece on the Side — Grub Street
Seems the site's users like a taste of beef before they get porking.
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Philadelphia Eagles Snag Stanford TE Zach Ertz in NFL Draft's Second Round
So it's no surprise that Kelly — who loves big, athletic tight ends — thought the 6-foot-5, 249-pound Ertz could be a good fit in whatever variation of the spread-option offense he puts in place for the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly and general manager More…

Philadelphia Eagles Land Ideal Fit with Lane Johnson in First Round
After former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid made Eric Fisher the No. 1 overall choice in the NFL draft and Luke Joeckel followed to Jacksonville, Chip Kelly landed what may have been the best fit of the three behemoth offensive tackles in … More…

Philadelphia market holds feast of forgotten foods
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's Reading Terminal Market is celebrating long-lost foods that were formerly Philly staples, from teaberry ice cream to fried oysters with chicken salad. The third biennial Festival of Forgotten Foods, which takes place More…

Celebrate Mexican Culture All Week Long During – Uwishunu
Go beyond margaritas on Cinco de Mayo and celebrate the vibrant culture of Latino Philadelphia during Mexican Week Philadelphia, Sunday, April 28 to Sunday,
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Fantasy Football – Offseason Primers: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles are starting over with Chip Kelly, but what does that mean for Fantasy stars like Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin? More…

US: Philadelphia City Council passes landmark bill for LGBT
The City Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has approved a bill which has been hailed as landmark legislation for strengthening LGBT rights in the city.
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Philadelphia Flyers 2, New York Islanders 1: Hangover. – Lighthouse
The Islanders were sluggish and sloppy early, conceded the go-ahead goal late, and came up empty on a night when the Rangers and Senators won to bump the Isles out of sixth place.
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Researchers track evolution of Philly's odd accent
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Will Philly no longer be a place where residents drink wooder and root for the Iggles? Gid eowt! A University of Pennsylvania linguistics professor says the Southern-inflected sound of the Philadelphia dialect is moving toward a … More…

What Will Philadelphia Phillies Lineup Look Like Once Carlos Ruiz Returns?
The Philadelphia Phillies lineup saw minimal changes through the first 15 games of the regular season, with both Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in the batting order together in April for the first time since 2010. Of course, all the Phillies had to show … More…

Philadelphia boy, 10, caught on surveillance camera pulling a gun and pointing
A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy was caught on surveillance video on Monday pointing a gun at a random girl in the street. The boy later turned himself into local police, who determined the weapon was a toy. The boy surrendered to authorities Thursday … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
So far for Philadelphia, the 2013 return on its investment has not been all it was cracked up to be. In the 15 starts that the trio has made through the first 23 games of the year, the Phillies are a combined 4-11. Of course, that number has been a More…

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