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.

Excerpt:
“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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