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Brews and bruises for an MTV ‘Jackass’

MTV’s poster boy for inane pranks walks into a suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in Center City and immediately asks his assistant for a beer out of the mini-bar. He’s wearing tattered pants that are cut off at the ankles and an equally ragged cardigan emblazoned with the “Jackass” skull logo.…

What’s Cookin’ With Bri

Happy New Year, my Jewish friends. The countdown to Rosh Hashana is on, as is my search for some of the city’s best kosher eateries. Creators of the South Beach and other fad diets, hop on a low-carb cruise out of here.…

Brace yourself. Leggings are back.

Brace yourself. Leggings are back. And they are no longer just worn by Suzanne Somers in 80s aerobics videos, but will be the basis of many fall fashion choices. Made up of a cotton-Lycra blend, creating a soft spandex feel and without the stirrup, the new leggings reach about 7 or 8 inches above the ankle.…

Fashion rewind

Hairspray bands languished in the ’80s, but their frilly fashion trends traveled through a time warp to your closets today. From skinny jeans to cinched waists, these styles are making a comeback on campus, circa now.…

A ‘Darling’ dessert stop

Everyone has had those nights when you need to satisfy that nagging sweet tooth, but can’t decide where to go. You could always go to a diner for a cup of coffee and doughnuts, one of the many Cosis in the city or maybe just settle for a simple Rita’s water ice.…

Rocking the Rotunda

Music was in the air at The University of Pennsylvania’s campus this past Saturday as the PopNoise Festival made its way back to the Rotunda for the third year in a row.…

Danny Tanner no more

CAMDEN – Bob Saget was at the Tweeter Center Saturday night performing among nine other comedians on “Opie and Anthony’s Traveling Virus Tour.” The Temple News caught up with television’s most loveable dad and chatted about his career, his past, and his days at Temple – just don’t refer to him as Danny Tanner.…

Sing out loud

Karaoke, long a tradition in Japan, has finally clawed its way across the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, found its way to the Schuylkill River and died on the front step of the city we call home.…

Country music not just a sound of South

Country fans are standing loud and proud and the rest of the city is noticing. In recent years, country music has left Nashville and found its way to many major American cities.…

AC could be your jackpot

Everyone dreams of going to Las Vegas, putting a quarter in a slot machine and having the sirens and lights go wild. Most people don’t have such great luck, and Las Vegas is more than 2,000 miles away from Philadelphia.…