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Goodbye, Kaybee

As I’m sure you’re aware, KB Toys is going out of business.

Kind of hits a soft spot with yours truly, who used to constantly go to the store at The Gallery when I was a kid.

Went in there yesterday. What’s left of the store is 50% off.

There is, however, a whole shelf of Indiana Jones and Star Wars toys.

Check it out and get a piece of history, while you can.

Another piece of my childhood – like Woolworth and Roy Rogers – down the drain. ;-(

– AP

Free Screening of Philadelphia

On Saturday, May 5th, 2007 at 8:00 pm at the Prince Music Theater (1412 Chestnut Street) ActionAIDS will be celebrating their 20th anniversary by screening the award winning film Philadelphia, (1993), starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. No other film better encapsulates the misconceptions surrounding HIV/AIDS and those who contract it.

Fifteen years ago, the Arch Street office of ActionAIDS was a location for filming and the clients were used as extras in clinic scenes. By the time the film had a “Hollywood-type” premiere at the SamEric (The Boyd) Theatre, those featured in the film had died. AIDS treatment today has been somewhat successful in improving health and prolonging life, but there remains no cure. The fight to educate and erradicate continues…

Admission is free but tickets are needed: For tickets and reservations, please call Larry Slagle at 215 981-3346.

Don’t tell ME the IRS aren’t generous-hearted folks

Here’s one small benefit of the freak winter nor’easter that started our week:

You now have an extra week to file your taxes. As do all residents of Northeastern states hit by the storm.

Even if your basement didn’t flood—even if you don’t have a basement that CAN flood—all you need do is write “April 16th storm” on your returns, and you will be unpenalized as long as you file by April 26th.

Of course, then you’ll miss all the televised fun of experiencing the tax-night line at 30th Street PO, but I guess (this being one day past the original deadline and all) we’ve already missed that…..

Springing Ahead

Don’t forget that tonight is daylight savings time. If you have to be someplace tomorrow, don’t forget to set your clocks ahead an hour tonight, or you’re going to be very sad come morning.

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