When the Philadelphia School District sold off Germantown High School in 2013, residents had only questions. Six years of neglect and thousands in paid taxes, there still are no answers. Instead, the school is up for sale ... again.
“At the Hop,” released in 1957, was broadcast live from "American Bandstand" and sold 7,000 copies in Philadelphia in one week. It rose to the top of the charts and became one of the top-selling singles of 1958.
They watch their team on a screen. They build communities via Discord, Twitch, and Twitter. And they're just as fiercely Philly as their counterparts in reality sports. Meet the fans of Fusion, Philadelphia's first professional e-sports team.
Philadelphia's iconic boathouses have been standing for more than a 150 years, and at that age, a leaky pipe or a loose wire left unfixed can spell doom. They might be long gone, in fact, if not for the Row's "watchers on the wall" — resident managers.