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Parks evolve city spaces

Courtesy Anthony Bracali Friday Architects/Planners Artistic renderings of Paine's Park show how the space along the Schuylkill River will be transformed. The project was first conceived in 2003, and is set for a summer groundbreaking.…

Last call

The Bar Hours for Education bill, if passed, would raise extra funds for the city’s schools by allowing bars to stay open an hour later, until 3:00 a.m. More money for education is an idea any bar fly could drink to.…

Gallery welcomes art and literature lovers

LUIS FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ TTN Attendees at Booked! add words and pictures to the story wall on the first floor. Homeskooled Gallery and Soapbox Gallery collaborated for the first time at Booked!, with exhibits and activities for artists, writers and everyone in between.…

Bookstore offers GLBT destination

KARA SAVIDGE TTN A flag flies in front of the store, which sits at 12th and Pine streets. Giovanni’s Room at 12th and Pine streets is a source of knowledge and a safe-haven  for the GLBT community for approximately 40 years.…

Popped! prevails despite indoor move

LUCAS BALLASY TTN Girl Talk concludes his set with pyrotechnics on Saturday night. Despite threats of floods, the two-day music extravaganza Popped! Music Festival offered indie and electronic beats to listeners of all ages this past weekend.…

Festies flock to festival farm

This year’s four-day Philadelphia Folk Festival marked its 50th anniversary. If you ask a festival-goer at the Philadelphia Folk Festival what brings them to, or initially drew them to the festival, there’s a good chance they’ll tell you, ‘a friend.’ So when festival weekend rolls around, the town of Schwenksville is host to a huge gathering of friends, folk music lovers and family.…

Commencement Issue: Scott McClennen

“Temple Smash” creator Scott McClennen steps into the entertainment industry. Within the School of Communications and Theater, film and media arts major and graduating senior Scott McClennen saw extensive creative assets in the people and resources and wondered why there was little connection between the school’s majors.…

Commencement Issue: Kimberly Burnick

A “Temple Smash” co-producer looks forward to a future on the West Coast. “Temple Smash” producer and film and media arts major Kimberly Burnick has set her sights on the West Coast entertainment scene and will be relocating to Los Angeles after graduation.…

Notes From Oates

Temple alumnus John Oates shares stories from his musical past. Main Campus has set the stage for the beginnings of many kinds of relationships – friendships, mentorships, romances – and for John Oates, pop superstar duos.…