News Bits

Best and worst neighborhoods to buy a home – As metros continue to grow, historically neglected areas are rising fastest in price. That includes my current place of residence.

“For investment performance, think Miami’s Little Havana, where prices increased more than 150% over the last two years. Or the tough Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, which went up 70%.”

Union: Newpapers’ new owners not aiding our bid – Originally an AP story, but re-printed in the Daily News. Reminds me of when the NYTimes printed news about the Jayson Blair scandal. Meta.

5 arrested in shooting near Art Museum – Where’s Rocky when you need him?

Penn Masala performed their 10th anniversary show last night to a sold out crowd in Irvine Auditorium. For the unaquainted, Penn Masala is the Indian a capella group at UPenn. They sing both American and Hindi (mostly Bollywood) songs. Last night their songs included a hilarious Facebook-themed spoof on Enrique Iglesias’ “Can I be your Hero” entitled “Can I be your Stalker”. Good times.

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