Arts & Culture

If you’re gay and live in Philadelphia, you’ve probably gotten a giggle or two from the slogan, “Get Your History Straight and Your Nightlife Gay,” an award-winning marketing campaign developed by Jeff Guaracino and his colleagues at the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation.

According to the 2010 Census, the borough of New Hope has a total area of 1.4 square miles. Yet this marvelous little town has been host to some amazing entertainment and a cavalcade of stars over the years. One of the people responsible for putting New Hope on the map for music lovers is Bob Egan. Piano player extraordinaire and the man behind Bob Egan’s Supper Club, he began his career at the famed Odette’s. He took a moment between rehearsals to speak with us.

With role models like Melissa Etheridge, Ellen, Ricky Martin and Neil Patrick Harris, do young people these days have it easier than we did? This week, PGN spoke to Attic alum Alannah Caldwell about the challenges faced by today’s youth.