News & Views

News and Views
9:07 am
Mon April 5, 2010

"Flash Mobs" in Philadelphia: Groups of Young People Converging in the City Have Turned Violent

"Flash Mobs" in Philadelphia: Groups of Young People Converging in the City Have Turned Violent

Philadelphia, PA – "Flash mob" activities in Philadelphia have increasingly turned into violent affairs, frightening visitors and merchants, and drawing stern rebukes from city leaders. WRTI's Jim Hilgen looks at how these social network-driven events started, and measures authorities are taking to combat them in the future.

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News and Views
11:54 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

What Does it Take to Get Young People Fired Up About Classical Music?

News and Views
11:15 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Picasso and the Avant Garde in Paris: PMA Puts Modern Master in Context

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News and Views
11:01 am
Mon March 15, 2010

A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter wants to raise revenue and combat obesity with a tax on soft drinks containing sugar. On this week's News and Views, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the Mayor's proposal, and its implications for the city and its residents.

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News and Views
9:07 pm
Sun March 7, 2010

National Constitution Center Exhibition Explores Influence of Ancient Rome on America

News and Views
7:28 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Philadelphia International Flower Show 2010: Passport to the World

The 2010 Philadelphia International Flower Show runs from now until March 7th at the PA Convention Center.
News and Views
12:51 pm
Mon February 8, 2010

Philagrafika: Philadelphia's International Festival Celebrating Print in Contemporary Art

News and Views
3:47 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Philadelphia, PA – The island nation of Haiti has been devastated once again by mother nature. On this week's News & Views, Windsor Johnston reports on the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit the Western Hemisphere's poorest country resulting in an estimated 200 thousand deaths and over one billion dollars in damage.

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News and Views
8:21 pm
Wed January 20, 2010

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

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News and Views
10:19 am
Sat January 9, 2010

Get Healthy and STAY Healthy in 2010

Get Healthy and STAY Healthy in 2010

Philadelphia, PA – An estimated 100 million Americans will try to lose weight this year. Recent surveys show more than 75 percent of those who pledge to lose weight will not make it three months into their weight-loss resolutions. A third will not last even 30 days. On this week's News and Views, WRTI's Windsor Johnston seeks advice from Fitness Expert Denise Austin and others on how to get healthy and STAY healthy in 2010.

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