Nick Vadala is a features reporter that covers everything from beer and food to celebrities and pop culture.

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Kevin Hart sued for assault during screening of the Philadelphia-shot ‘The Upside’

A New York City woman has filed an assault and battery lawsuit against Philadelphia native Kevin Hart claiming that the comedian’s security team “seriously and permanently injured” her in an incident outside a screening of his film The Upside earlier this year.

Bradley Cooper splits with model Irina Shayk

No, you don't have a chance with him

Fox 29 announces replacement for Lucy Noland

Lucy Noland wrapped her five-year run as weeknight evening anchor at Fox 29 News late last month, and now, the station has announced her replacement.

Center City District Sips is back — here are the new participants for 2019

Today, the annual summer tradition kicks off 14 weeks of specials from more than 80 Center City hot spots.

Need a laugh? These comedians will give you all the giggles on stages in Philadelphia, Atlantic City and beyond

Between the heat and humidity the Philadelphia area typically sees in the summer, the next few months might be heating up — but at least it’s never a bad season for stand-up comedy.

Here’s why ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ was at the Phillies game

Ellen DeGeneres this week sent her team to Citizens Bank Park, where they gave away a Chevy Blazer to one lucky Phillies fan with some help from former Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos and current Phillie Rhys Hoskins.

Will Smith to executive produce docu-series highlighting Philadelphia’s Urban Youth Racing School

Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment is set to produce an upcoming docu-series focusing on the Philadelphia-based Urban Youth Racing School, which has been teaching local youngsters the science of motorsports for more than two decades.

David Carroll, 81, club and restaurant owner who helped create Philadelphia’s punk and New Wave scenes

Mr. Carroll, a Philadelphia native Known for spots like Artemis, The Hot Club, and Starlite Ballroom, was also a prolific entrepreneur in the bar and restaurant industry.

‘Jeopardy!’ brings up painful memories for Philadelphia with hitchBOT question

This is not the first time 'Jeopardy!' has brought up the little robot that died.

Inside the award-winning beer company that doesn’t actually do any brewing

Referend Bier Blendery took top honors at this year's Inquirer Brewvitational.