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Youth Appreciation Award: Michael Policella

Growth opportunities The faculty at St. John Neumann High is accustomed to watching students enter the school as boys and leave as young men. But in the case of Michael Policella, the changes have been much...

‘Matrix’ sequel gets with the program

The Matrix Reloaded is one freaky movie. It has all the things you would expect. It has Keanu Reeves kicking some serious butt as The One and doing "his Superman thing," in the words of...

I’ll take a Manhattan

25598752 Last week, a friend called to ask if I knew how to mix a cosmopolitan. I know this all-American cocktail contains vodka, Cointreau and cranberry juice, but I did not know the precise...

Me, myself and I

25598757 Everybody has a story to tell. Vicki Solot would gladly relate one of hers, but right now, she's too busy telling other people's tales. The Queen Village resident is the brains...

Y? Because it’s groovy.

26968022 The current art exhibit at the Gershman Y, Broad and Pine, is alternately a show of shows, a look at the avant-garde of 40 years ago, the story of a pioneering and now-fading...

Delmonico’s Steak House

25598747 Delmonico's Steak House 4200 City Line Ave. in the Hilton Hotel 215-879-4000 Credit cards accepted Wheelchair-accessible Several years ago, my friends Joan and Lee Schwartz of South Philadelphia celebrated their wedding anniversary at Delmonico's Steak...

Nothing compares to U

25598767 The car I can get excited about at the New York International Auto Show is not the 1,000-horsepower, 16-cylinder Cadillac Sixteen (which GM honcho Bob Lutz laughably described as "a progressive statement"), but...

A test of patients

25598772 It's only a few blocks' walk for Lucy Sabatino from her home on the 2200 block of Clarion Street to see her doctor at Methodist Hospital. She cherishes the convenience, although she...

Where’s the party?

25598782 Surrounded by his parents, wife and children -- and bushels of fresh produce -- Republican mayoral candidate Sam Katz delivered the first official speech of his campaign in South Philly last week. ...

Take note of this sergeant

25598777 Gregory L. Cannady's love for his family and country is surpassed by only one thing: music. The 1989 graduate of the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts put a promising...
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