Stories from around the web that we're reading this morning. Something for everyone.

Bird boom: An expert explains Pottstown's sudden spike in seagulls, from The Mercury.

"Like a walking hybrid of Two Street and a pop-up beer garden." Philly Mag profiles mayoral hopeful Jim Kenney.

It looks like the Comcast Innovation Tower won't have that indoor "corporate slide" after all, Billy Penn reports. In other news, "corporate slides" are actually a thing.

Domestic violence hurts victims' earning power, a University of Pittsburgh sociology study has found. "Sometimes abusers sabotage women's employment and their compliance with work requirements," researcher Lisa Brush tells The New York Times.

"Devious cash grab?" How an office sports-betting pool led to legal woes for one middle-school teacher, from NJ.com.

- Alex Wigglesworth