How about: ‘DeSean Jackson quietly hands ball to ref after Super Bowl-winning TD?’ You can write your own, too!
As a new year approaches, I confess I have no special insight into what 2011 will bring to our region, state and nation:
But I do have plenty of fond and foolish hopes.
Here are some headlines I’d love to see in 2011, even though I don’t expect to see many of them:
– Corbett stuns donors, reverses field, supports shale tax. Says it’s the best way to preserve vital priorities.
– DeSean Jackson quietly hands ball to ref after Super Bowl-winning TD.
– Boehner says: Color me surprised, but this Obama guy ain’t half bad.
– Philadelphia Parking Authority kiosks mysteriously disappear overnight.
– Appeal of reality TV plummeting; new Aaron Sorkin drama is No. 1.
– Mystery donor gives Kimmel Center grant to convert dead lobby into warm civic space.
– Residents along 422 corridor decide: Hey, that light rail line sounds great!
– Suburban biotechs churn out life-saving drugs at record pace.
– Kensington a changed, friendlier place a year after arrest of strangler.
– iTunes releases new Kanye West, George W. Bush duet, titled Decide This.
– Campus aboutface: New students dismiss Facebook as “so 2008.”
– Fox-29’s Steve Keeley retires to enter Trappist monastery.
– SEPTA introduces smart fare card; thousands faint in stations when it actually works.
– Nutter re-elected easily; vows to put his administration on “Ritalin”; Second term will have “clearer focus,” he says.
– Flyers parade a sun-drenched romp down Broad Street.
– Free Library raises dough both for addition, and additional hours
– Business Week touts job creation ‘miracle’ at Philly Navy Yard
– South Philly high looks back proudly on calm year of academic gains
– Flash mob of teens at Gallery serenades shoppers with Christmas carols
– Anne Mahlum of Back on Their Feet wins genius grant.
– Cliff Lee goes for Philly aces’ fourth straight no-hitter tonight.
– Fisker plant in Delaware ready to produce first green cars.
– Specter, Rendell enjoying retirements in East Falls.
– Reform tide reshapes City Council; Republicans win record number of seats.
– Global warming real, Sen. Inhofe admits; says: Boy, did I get that one wrong.
– Plan to sink I-95 through Center City gains backing.
– Gene therapy developed at CHOP curbs cystic fibrosis.
– Dems boot Charlie Rangel from caucus; call him “an arrogant embarrassment.”
– Revamped City Council votes to end DROP program, work through summer.
-The new worry: Are Philly fans jaded by third world championship of the year?
So, what are your hoped-for headlines for 2011? Share them below.