Author Archives: Ric Ben-Safed
In 1838, the United States Hotel was the site of a banquet honoring George M. Dallas, Lawyer, former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania,and former U.S. Ambassador to Czarist Russia. And 78 of his fellow lawyers attended. (I found the an invitation … Continue reading
Originally posted on 100 Years Ago in the Quaker City:
November 1, 1914 was a Sunday, and the Evening Ledger did not publish on Sundays. But earlier in the week, the Ledger wasn’t shy about taking credit for firing the open…
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And I want to thank my friend and colleague Herb Moscowitz for this notification from the Poe Society!
Philadelphia City Police beat: Lippard began his career as a publishing writer in January 1842 when he joined the staff of The Spirit of the Times, a Locofoco Democratic newspaper in Philadelphia edited by John S. DuSolle. Lippard served as … Continue reading
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Congrats to Edgar Allan Poe, and to Boston for arranging such a nice home coming. Also thanks to Katherine Jihyun Kim, PhD, a true fan and “Poe Guy”. Ric Ben-Safed President and founder of the “George Lippard Society” Get a … Continue reading
Upcoming Author Events on February 26, 2015 Laura Lippman | Hush Hush: A Tess Monaghan Novel with Duane Swierczynski | Canary (A) Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:30PM Add to your calendar Central Library Cost: FREE No tickets required. For … Continue reading