Sweet Heroes Step Up When Synagogue’s Rooftop Beehives Become Pandemic Casualty

Synagogue’s rooftop beehives had sweet beginning that only gets better They are beehives with the sweetest of beginnings. Arthur LaBan started the project about five years ago when he was in seventh grade. This would be his service project for his upcoming bar mitzvah at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia. KYW radio did a story at the time. Beekeeper Don Shump helped Arthur and his dad, Craig, get quite the operation going on the synagogue’s rooftop. As Craig describes in

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Florists Flower-Bomb Philadelphia Town Square With Flowers From Canceled Events

Florists decide thousands of flowers from canceled events shouldn’t be thrown away Florists in Philadelphia decided there had to be a better way. When four major floral companies had big events canceled because of the coronavirus shutdown, they banned together to repurpose the flowers. To share the beauty. To brighten folks day. DFW Event Design owner Katie Robinson led the charge. She told PhillyMag.com, ““I went into our warehouse and said, ‘What if we just flower-bombed Rittenhouse Square?” Rittenhouse Square

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Popeyes Restaurant Offering ‘Emotional Support Chicken’ At Philly Airport

Restaurant is betting their emotional support chicken will bring customers comfort Talk about comfort food.  That’s what Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen is betting their “Emotional Support Chicken” offering will bring travelers at Philadelphia’s restaurant. This, of course, is a very clever market move playing off the controversy of airline passengers getting their pets certified as “emotional support animals,” so that they can travel with them in the main cabin. Hope Diaz, Popeye’s chief marketing officer says, “We know holiday travel can

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The Two Men Arrested In Philadelphia Starbucks Settle With City For $1 Each

The two young men arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last month have reached an incredible and inspiring settlement with the city. Rashon Nelson and Dante Robinson made national news when they were taken into custody for sitting in the Starbucks store without ordering anything while they waited to meet a colleague. Starbucks CEO flew to Philadelphia to apologize to the men in person. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross has also apologized for how his officers handled the situation. And now,

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