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Philadelphia Park Race Track
By Robin Friedlander
It's still dark at Philadelphia Park Race Track and in each of the 25 barns on the backside of the track, Mexican barn hands are muttering in Spanish as they muck stalls and fill water buckets.
Chris and Luke are not hulking figures. They neither look like football players nor have an athletic scholarship for college.
On an autumn afternoon in 1971, two students and two German Shepherds walked into the office of Penn Provost Curtis Reitz.
The students explained to Reitz that Penn had a problem.
There are numerous customs a Penn student may exploit in order to finagle a good grade. If you're into the Zach Morris modus operandi, for instance, you'll get your closest Screech-like friend to hack into the elusive Penn InTouch interior and click your B to an A.
Note: Normally, this column is not so disturbing. However, this summer, I
found a murdered man in Central Park and it's been messing up my head ever
In the past, your friendly neighborhood Street has not been known for its
bubbling Penn Pride or its standards of human decency.
Cacky Calderon, Wharton freshman (left)
"We waited in line the entire time for the caricature.... It was the two of us and
also two of our good friends, and so she just put four of us on a page.
It all began as a naive attempt to unveil the Penn experience from within. Five
editors and a lone photographer immersed themselves in a bar crawl along the
edges of campus--observing, writing, drinking, observing, drinking, writing,
drinking and drinking--with the belief that when morning came around their
notes would be insightful, if decipherable.
My alarm goes off at 5:25 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. I don't have classes on Wednesdays, and, unless my housemates are having a fire drill, there is absolutely no reason why I, your average second semester College senior, should be up this early.
It got so that he could finish a bottle of vodka on his own.
His addiction, though, seemed more like a mixed drink than a straight shot: multiple blackouts, messy breakups, angry bosses calling home.
No bars here, just basements, buddies and booze.
After waiting in the conference room of The Four Seasons for twenty minutes, anxious to meet the most famous person I have ever met to date (but trying to play it cool), Matt Damon finally arrives.
Last Friday, March 14, I attended a conference in Jersey City sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association.
Late on a Tuesday afternoon, the doorbell rings. Through the peephole are two college-aged men dressed in slacks, short-sleeve white button down shirts and ties.
It's around three o'clock Monday afternoon in the Palladium. It's dark, with light coming in through the half-open curtains, illuminating the dust that comes off of every crevice of the old, wooden interior.
The dining room is closed and of the six bar stools, four are vacant, as are two of the three couches, but the conversation rages on.
University City and Center City are great -- but there's only so much Stephen Starr, Smokey Joe's and Art Museum you can take.
This is the third annual literary contest, run by 34th Street in conjunction with Penn Review Literary Magazine. We received a high number of strong submissions this year in both poetry and prose.
Against an afternoon canvas of a gray sky, each store in the strip at 47th and Spruce streets bleeds into the next -- College Laundromat into Productos mexicanos y sudamericanos into Fast Printing into Penn Pizza and Restaurant.
The word 'beautiful' is on everyone's lips at Vesuvio. But owner Michael Anthony D'Adessi's phrase "It's a beautiful thing" couldn't be overused - it's the best way to describe this elegant, but relaxed, family owned Italian restaurant.
Tommy Dinic's is a minimalist place. A countertop with barstools rings a small area where one waitress and three cooks bustle about filling orders.
"You guys fucked up? I'm way ahead of you." Aaron Karo's words set the pace for an evening in which the bartenders served up the most interesting entertainment.