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52 books, 52 weeks -- Week 2: Safe Haven?

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

In the end I found this book a pleasant surprise. I can see why Sparks fans have rated this book so highly. I only wonder how they're going to work the final twist into the movie.

Amid Cuts, Philadelphia To Close 37 Public Schools

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 12.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. Saying the struggling Philadel...

Former Philadelphia Principal Details Destructive Impact Of Cheating

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 01.21.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. In July 2010, when Saliyah Cru...

Remember When Ryan Gosling Dated Sandra Bullock?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 11.13.2012 | Style

Once a smokeshow, always a smokeshow.

New Cheating Concerns At Philadelphia School Met With 'Baffling' Response

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 12.24.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. Last spring, amid vows from Ph...

In Philly, Principals From Schools Suspected Of Cheating Got Promoted

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. In 2009, Strawberry Mansion Hi...

Philly Charter Schools Impose 'Significant Barriers To Entry'

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. For years, parents have had to...

Celebrities On 'The Notebook'

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 09.11.2012 | Celebrity

When Blake Lively and beau Ryan Reynolds tied the knot in a secret ceremony this weekend, they chose a storied setting: Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. P...

20 Things To Do Before You Turn 20!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.13.2012 | Teen

There's a reason that teen movies are so full of awesome adventures and misadventures -- being a teenager is the perfect time for those fun, crazy thi...

Cold Shower Time

Joanne Spataro | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Joanne Spataro

I was going to write about how hot summers are in the South. I would have told you when I wake up at 6:30 a.m., it's already 85 degrees with triple-di...

Private Consultants Shape Public Schools Transformation, Shaving $50 Million

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between the Philadelphia Public School Notebook and WHYY/NewsWorks The Boston Consulting Group has...

PHOTOS: To Do In Denver This Week

Posted 06.25.2012 | Denver

While Denver's been knocking down heat records it makes for perfect evening weather to do favorite local activities like Film on the Rocks. It's a ...

How The Notebook Has Ruined Me

Rachel Weight | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women
Rachel Weight

When we go through our inevitable breakup, it will start to rain. I have a good idea how I'll slide down a wall when I cry after we breakup and how I'm supposed to look out the window at the rain.

The Best Ryan Gosling Lip Locking Scenes

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.10.2012 | Women

When Ryan Gosling isn't saving lives, looking at us from behind those smoldering baby blues or defending animal rights, he is on-screen breaking heart...

Top 8 Most Romantic Moments From Our Fave Movies

Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Romantic comedies and 'chick flicks' make us laugh, make us cry and inspire us to find love. Okay, they might be a little cheesy, but sometimes, there...

Philadelphia High School Dropouts And The Job Market: No Diploma, No Job

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between the Philadelphia Public School Notebook, WHYY/NewsWorks, American Graduate: Let's Make it Hap...

'The Notebook' Heading To Broadway

Posted 12.15.2011 | Entertainment

Next time you're jonesing for the kind of emotional catharsis that only "The Notebook" can deliver, prepare to take your Kleenex to go. Nicholas Sp...

PHOTO: Zac Efron Steals A Kiss

| Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

Have you been missing Zac Efron? Don't worry; the teen icon is back. Well, in about five months, anyway. But here's a first taste of what is sure t...

Why Nicholas Sparks Makes You Cry

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 01.07.2012 | Books

Tissues and red puffy eyes are all signs that you've been on the emotional roller-coaster that is a Nicholas Sparks novel. Sparks is well known fo...

Pennsylvania Joins States Facing Widespread School Cheating

The New York Times | MICHAEL WINERIP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- In April, Dale Mezzacappa attended a panel discussion on cheating sponsored by the Education Writers Association. At the time, she was...

A Friend Reflects: Seymour Cassel on the Father of Independent Film, John Cassavetes

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

In the artistically vibrant NYC of the 50s, Cassel was an acting student with the famed Stella Adler when he encountered Cassavetes, just six years his senior, a man who'd go on to redefine what independent film could achieve and be.

Ryan Gosling: 'I Get Sick Of Myself' On Screen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ryan Gosling may have a bit of a skewed self-perception. The Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed actor, nominated for another Golden Globe this m...

Nicholas Sparks on 'Safe Haven' (AUDIO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

Today's guest was a personal treat for me because he is by far my favorite author and one that I look up to. Certainly I'm not the only one as every...

'The Notebook' Will Get You Laid! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Most men already know that women love "The Notebook," but until now, they had no idea how easily it could get them laid. Now, even the biggest Nascar ...

Nicholas Sparks

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The romantic melodrama machine that is Nicholas Sparks keeps running at full capacity. The prolific author, whose weepy ...