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Racist tweets from local “MasterChef” contestant [LINKS]

"Krissi Biasiello, a contestant on the fourth season of Fox's 'MasterChef,' has a nasty social media past. The show, hosted by hotheaded chef Gordon Ramsey, features amateur chef's competing for culinary glory."

Local ‘MasterChef’ contestant’s racist tweets [Daily News] “Krissi Biasiello, a contestant on the fourth season of Fox’s “MasterChef,” has a nasty social media past. The show, hosted by hotheaded chef Gordon Ramsey, features amateur chef’s competing for culinary glory.”

How Philadelphia is Taking Sustainable Housing Seriously [Keystone Edge] “…when it comes to sustainable housing, the city ranks fourteenth in the nation (according to a recent Environmental Protection Agency report). Fortunately, that’s starting to change. Thanks to forward-thinking architectural firms such as Onion FlatsPostGreen and Re:Vision, Philly has an increasing number of residential projects certified LEED Platinum, the highest sustainable design designation a building can receive.”

Bill to Expand U.S. Database to Verify Hires [New York Times] “The provision, a linchpin of the legislation, would require all employers in the country within five years to use a federal electronic system to verify the legal eligibility to work of every new hire, including American citizens.”

Problem-Solving 101: Entrepreneurs Brewing on the Go at Temple U. [Keystone Edge] Keystone Edge profiles a crowdfunded mobile coffee shop.

Comedian Doogie Horner leaving Philly [Philadelphia Daily News] Comedian and Quirk Books art director Doogie Horner, who presented at Ignite Philly 11, is leaving Philly for New York. Boooo. “Horner told me that he and his wife have been thinking about making the move for sometime now. Simply, New York is where the gigs are.”

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