Tommy Rowan writes about politics, education, transportation, business and people for Metro’s city desk. He’s been a professional writer since he was 19.
He studied journalism, English and history at Temple University, and was born and raised in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.
Councilman Jim Kenney wants the Democratic National Convention to touch down in Philadelphia in 2016, and he wants former Philadelphia mayor and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell to chair the committee tasked to attract it.
If the Flyers beat the San Jose Sharks at the Wells Fargo Center Thursday night, SugarHouse Casino will hand out free Campo’s cheesesteaks to 21-years-old and older patrons, the casino announced Wednesday.