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at penn were the target of racist cyber attack. the eagles take the field against the atlanta falcons in less than an hour we're live at the linc with a preview. >> first the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, meteorologist david murphy filling in for chris sowers. hi, david. >> reporter: hey, nydia, hey gray a nice day with nothing but blue, a couple of high, thin cirrus clouds. the main cloud cover is breaking up north an east, we're seeing the numbers improve, too. it was chilly at dawn, 55 now, 55 in trenton, and millville and down the shore in cape may. the winds not all that strong a little bit breezy, 14 miles per hour in philadelphia. and just 9 miles per hour in wilmington. as we go through the afternoon, down the shore look for a high
of 61 if you're down there strolling the boards. we have plenty of sunshine in philadelphia with a high of 59 degrees in the poconos, 53 degrees, a little cool, but not as cool as yesterday, in fact all these numbers represent an uptick. we have mild air in place again tomorrow. but there is a build up in cloud cover during the day and eventually rain. i'll have that for you and the rest of the seven-day forecast coming up gang. >> thank you. two local universities are dealing with the fallout of racial motivate-- motivated racial attacks. >> students were connected to a chat of an oklahoma student who has been spended.
naacp called on leaders to encourage unity, not division. >> as long as as the language is divisive, and not inclusive, so long language that leads to intolerance of one or the other, prevails, we can expect for acts like this to takes place. >> right now the fbi is investigating to see if ninls played a role -- anyone else played a role in the hateful messages. a black student was assaulted in a septa tunnel connecting villanova university. a white suspect shouted trump and knocked her to the ground and she hit her heads. the men are described as members of the villanova community. the statement said the
university finds this conduct deplorable and considers this racist behavior that runs counter to the values. those responsible for the behavior will face serious consequences for their actions and disciplined appropriately. for the 5 the straight day, protests are expected from coast to coast in the wake of donald trump victory. from portland oregon people have taken to the street to speak out against donald trump and the acts of racism around the country since he won the election. the demonstration is planned in the city for later this afternoon. as the protests continue president-elect donald trump is hard at work shaping his administration for when he takes over the white house come january. sources say the announcement of his chief of staff is immanent. the fieldful possibilities include two difference choices,
former head of breitbart news steve ban none and reince prebis. police wants to know if alcohol played a role in a crash that hit two women in center city. a dodge pickup hit the victims in a crosswalk at 11:00 p.m. last night. both women required surgery due to the injuries. five people were hurt after a police chase came to an end in southwest philadelphia. it started at a 7-eleven in sharon hill. the police came and the suspect took off. he crashed into five vehicles and is facing several charges. police are looking for the personal who fired shots outside a banquet hall in pennsauken new jersey, an argument spilled out into the parking lot at 2:15 a.m. when someone started shooting, one man was hit in the chest and the other in the arm.
a third person was found unconscious at the scene. we're working to get more information about the victims conditions. people say they feared for their lives after a flash mob targeted center city. medics rurbledz 6 people to the hospital -- rushed 6 people to the hospital following that incident. a group of people started attacking people on walnut street. an off duty detective was injured his eye socket was broken while he was tending to his wife. >> i don't know whether it was a protest or flash mob. >> we know that police took two people into custody and everybody will be okay. turning to the eagles and the matchup against the falcons. >> the birds host the falcons
at the linc and they hope to slip below 500 for a win this afternoon. jamie apody is live at the linc with a preview of the game and today, the birds against birds today. it is, we'll see which feathered friend will come out on top. for the the eagles it's an interesting situation. they are not playing well they lost four of their last five, all four games they played on the road. they are playing a falcons team 6-3. but the eagles have yet to lose at home. let's take a look at carson wentz warming up on the field behind me a short time ago. the key for wentz is to get oaf to a farther start. for the eagles all four of their losses have come by 7 points or less, it's unbelievable they should have won half or all of games. they know the team is tired of losing games, especially close one, they know the time to turn
things around is now. >> we all around here are kind of sick to our stomach where we are at right now with all these close games, talk to you after the games with you guys it's frustrating. we've had chances in every one of these as an offense to win the ballgame or tie it up. it's frustrating. we have to do a better job that starts with me in the key situations. >> we have our a lot of time-game to go, me personally, i don't get discouraged until the door is closed. we have the opportunity to right whatever we want this season to look like if five out of the next 8 are at home. if we warrant to do anything this is time we have to turn it around. absolutely that's the optimistic way of thinking about it. of course we'll break down what is hopefully an eagles win tonight on "action news" sports
sunday. i'll have a full breakdown of the game from lincoln financial field. the key matchup to watch today is penn charter matt ryan which is having an m.v.p. type season and julio jones somebody has to cover that guy today. jamie apody channel 6 "action news." >> we're rooting for eagles victory. there's much more to come on "action news" for this sunday afternoon. developing right now, there are major tsunami concerns in new zealand after a powerful earthquake rocked the country. we're following damages and injuries. the ipad app that could make eye patches a think of the past for children suffering from
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ceremony. >> time to turn to the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a nice finish to the weekend. >> reporter: a little milder as we move into the afternoon. storm tracker 6 live showing we are dry, and plenty of sunshine across the airport and elsewhere. if you're flying out today, there are no weather-related problems up and down the east coast. 45 degrees, the dewpoint, 25. winds out of the southwest at 14 miles per hour. slightly breezy out there. 56 is your current temperature in allentown. 56 in reading. same thing in wilmington, very similar numbers in trenton, philadelphia, all the way down the shore. everybody enjoying the mid 50s and most of us going in the upper 50s before we are done. keep the sunglasses handy as we roll through the day. there's a lack of of significant cloud cover. all we have out on the terrace
is basic blue and high cirrus clouds here and there. lots of sunshine in the lehigh valley, at times breezy, 59 degrees. pretty much the same story down the shore, lots of sun, pleasant, getting up to 61 degrees in atlantic city. in philadelphia, lots of sun this afternoon, a bit milder than yesterday when we only topped out around 50 in most neighborhoods. today most of us get up to 59 that's what we'll call for in philadelphia. winds out of the west/southwest at 8 to 16 miles per hour. slightly breezy at times, but not too bad. jamie apody is getting us prepped for the eagles and falcons down in lincoln financial field. the winds may go higher than the 5 to 10 initial forecast, just a little bit breezy and temperatures will be holding in the upper 50s for the kickoff and all the way to 59 degrees in the third quarter, beginning of the 4th. overnight tonight, clear, cold,
the winds will die down a little, with the low sun angle and long night ahead that's a typical set up for this time of year. we'll get down to 38 degrees. the outlying suburbs to the freezing mark. a couple of spots might dip into the upper 20s. wide view on satellite shows you down to the south there's cloud correspond and radar is -- cloud cover and radar is picking up rain. tomorrow, we'll start out with sunshine on monday in philadelphia. by noon the clouds are beginning to push up from the south. by 6:00 p.m. dry, but as we get into tomorrow night and into tuesday morning, there's a chance of rain arriving, looks like the rain could be with us on and off through a good portion of tuesday, the way the models are suggesting right now. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a pleasant autumn afternoon, breezy and 59 is the high.
06 tomorrow, clouds increasing. rain tomorrow night into tuesday, definitely tuesday morning and maybe in the afternoon, high of 57 on tuesday. wednesday, clouds and 60. sunny and pleasant on thursday, 62. a nice day on friday, 63. saturday we're watching for the potential of more showers especially late saturday and sunday, increasing clouds on saturday. >> thank you. in "healthcheck" at noon, the eye pamp could -- patch coua think of past a common for kids called lazy eye. muscles control one eye is weaker. doctors put an -- put a patch over the eye to increase the muscles. the ipad game could work better.
>> both groups improved two lines on the letter chart. 40% of the children recovered normal vision. >> the work is being done in dallas by the retina foundation of the southwest. >> still to come on "action news," a local veteran recounts his memories of wartime more than 6 decades later. jeff skeverski has more on the matchup it went -- between the eagles and the falcons. those stories and more coming up.
war, he made sure it got into the history books. >> reporter: from his home in king of prussia, 92-year-old mill teen remembers the day back in november 1945. he was a 21-year-old army air corps photographer. he was sent to nagasaki after the a tommic bomb was detonated over the city. >> it was important to have it documented and people know about it. >> reporter: he was stationed in guam part as a photo reconand intelligence unit. after the war, the army wanted to document the damage on the ground. >> with his camera and wearing no protective gear for several days he walked through the city taking snapshots, very few people, many buildings did
he decimated. he still takes photos, he went to central high school where he was the photo editor of the paper. he talked with students and at different clubs in september he was invited to ohio to speak with members of the 14th intelligence squad drant. little was recorded of the tech squad drant and their work. the commander of the 14th wanted to know more. they could only track down two men. he was one of them. >> this is the only physical records. the air force made copies of the photos that would be sent to the library of congress and national archives. the veterans spent several days speaking to the squadrant. >> we went in and the geese stood up and applauded. this is a story that should
we're about 30 minutes and counting from kickoff from the eagles versus falcons game. the birds are hoping a player with local roots go back to atlanta with a loss tonight. here's jeff skeverski with sports. >> reporter: eagles quarterback carson wentz knows he sounds like a broken record. if the eagles are going to break the losing streak today against atlanta they have to break the bad habits late in games. wentz and the eagles need to be on their a-game at 1:00 p.m. against matt ryan the exton native and first place falcons. all the games, they had a shot to win or tie in the final
minutes of regulation. >> we all around here are sick to to your stomachs with all the close games. we learned a lot and we're tired of learning some of the things we have to go out and execute do the job and show that we have learned from it. >> at this point there's no more excuses our season can go up and down. we understand that. we have no choice, but to learn from it. >> reporter: eagles 4-4. flyers goalie steve mason said he is tired of being embarrassed. he finds himself unexpectedly in net last night. 21 sekdz into the game -- seconds into the game, they allowed the most goals in hockey, flyers down 1. he leaves with a knee injury and will be further vaulted --
evaluated today. steve mason starts the come back, tied at 2. flyers the most power plays goals in the nhl. brayden shenn gives them the lead. 7 seconds to go in the game, steve mason saves it. flyers win 3-2. three game losing streak is over. >> we were playing good. for him to come in and make seller saves, he pretty much won -- stellar saves, he won the game for us. >> a comeback win, it shows character in the group. >> sixers try to win two straight for the first time in two years. don't hold your breath. embiid resting after going his minute restriction overnight. okafor yet to start in atlanta.
okafor, where are you, where are you? hello. 2 of his 18 team high. sixers fight back, robert covington, 3, yeah. sixers within 2. this is as close as the go as t. former sixer kyle korver burns with it -- burns 2. they have lost 8 of 9. big win for penn state. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> all right, we'll be right back with another half-hour of "action news."
...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for this amazing price. cable can't offer speeds this fast at a price this good. only fios can. >> developing right now on "action news," tsunami concerns in new zealand after a powerful earthquake strikes the country's south island. we have video coming in from overseas. plus, the "action news" trouble shooters track down a business owner accused of ripping people off after a woman paid hundreds of dollars for work that was not started. >> we honor men and women in the arm services. those stories, but first we go outside to david murphy, how is it looking sir?
>> reporter: nice blue skies, cloud cover here and there. the most cloudy cover has been up in allentown and over by new york. it's kind of here and gone, high pressure and dry air keeping skies nice and bright today. the mid atlantic region enjoying nice weather. 55 in philadelphia. the same temperature in washington and new york city. a nice afternoon building autumnal in the northeast. 14-mile an hour wind in philadelphia. that's one of the higher numbers we have outside of buffalo, new york, where we have 26-mile an hour more continued gusts. breezy and bright. 61 degrees is possible in center city. we'll go for a high of 59 at the airport. 4:00 p.m., you're fairly comfortable after that you dip quickly. the sun goes down and so do the numbers. 52 by 6:00. 48 by 8:00 p.m. 45 by 10:00 p.m.
we could go to 42 degrees in philadelphia. that means by the time you wake up we'll be in the upper 30s. we'll have rain arriving monday into tuesday that's coming up in the seven day. >> we're following a developing story from new zealand people there are being told to move to higher ground after a powerful quake hit the country this morning. we want to show you images of the shaking and aftermath just into "action news," the magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit that country's south island early monday morning near the city of christchurch. so strong it knocked out the emergency call services for ten minutes. no reports of injuries or major damage, officials say a tsunami has hit the coast anne tsunami activity could continue for hours. back at home, 8 people are looking for a place to stay after a fire ripped through two homes in wilmington. the fire started around 5:00 a.m. on the 600 block of
north frank lin street. we are told nobody was hurt. the cause is under investigation. >> a bucks county man is being evaluated after police took him into custody during a barricade incident. neighbors along hulmeville road in langhorne spent several uneasy hours watching police respond to the situation down the street. >> i got scared and i ran over to my neighbor i thought there was a bomb scare, because i saw the vehicles, the big trucks pulling in. >> police arrived at the house in question yesterday afternoon after getting a call from the suspect's ex-wife. she said the man sent her text messages that made her believe he was going to hurt himself. when officers tried to coax the 42-year-old man out of the house, he fired shots out the window. they fired tear gas and went inside. they found the suspect rolled up in a carpet on the second floor. preparation for the
inauguration of the 45th president has started even as americans were casting their ballots. the new president takes office at noon on friday, january 20th. philadelphia congressman dwight evans will be sworn in tomorrow night in washington, d.c. evans was elected to a full term in congress who was elected to finish the last couple of chaka fattah who resign after a racketeering conviction. evans said he is going to work with trump, the administration to improve the lives of the people of philadelphia. >> the election is over, the people have decided. we now need to move forward. i'm prepared to move forward and work with president-elect trump and the republicans to make a difference. it's important to be on the side of helping working people. that's where my head is and that's what i want to do. >> the 62-year-old evans served
18 terms as pennsylvania state representative. a local woman said she paid hundreds of dollars for work that never got started. so the troubleshooters tried to track the man down for answers. >> he was supposed to remove all of this, and haul it away, and then he was to replace it with a new walkway. >> reporter: he is race eater and owns cement doctor, but the business isn't doing any healing, but causing nothing but pain. >> everything is on hold. she said she and her husband gave him a 50% deposit of # hundred dollars for work to -- $700 for to begin in a few days. >> he never showed up. this repeated five or more times. >> reporter: in a text he claimed a concrete truck was at the home and the delay was due
to rain. demarko pulled records from the national weather service, it was less than .01 rain, so -- >> reporter: mr. cedar my name is nydia han i'm with channel 6 "action news" i want to ask you questions about your business, why won't you talk to me. why did you take 700 doors from the demarkos and never finish the job. >> reporter: this case and another one are pending grand jury investigation. >> it's fraud. we see it time and time again. >> reporter: cedar's business card claims he is licensed and insured. >> i never saw evidence that's licensed or insured in new jersey. >> reporter: same in pennsylvania, in fact not only is he unlicensed with the contractor with the attorney general office his business name is not registered with the department of state and speaking of business names, there is a
different cement doctors in pennsylvania, this one in the pittsburgh area and does have the property registration and license swlings -- as well as a-plus with the better business bureau. >> angry, if they were a franchise and we were hooked together, they are not. >> reporter: the owner of pittsburgh firm received several calls about mr. cedar. >> i don't want him to ever do it to anyone else again, whether it's ten dollars or ten thousand dollars. i don't want it to happen. >> when hiring a contractor, a side from checking for a license registration or insurance pay no more one-third up front and get a written estimate that includes a start and completion date
among. we have more at 6abc.com. thousands of people in the area took part in one of philadelphia's most inspired 5ks, the lemon run at memorial hall and fairmont park. walkers and runners raised money to fight childhood cancer. marines have landed in horsham collecting toys for kids. they marched up and down aisle to gather toys for the drive. glenside chapter provided toys for 1,000 needy children in bucks and montgomery county. eagles paid a special tribute to the many e who served our countries. >> bob brooks was has more
details. >> reporter: it's all about thanking our servicemen and women who protect our freedom on a daily basis. what beautiful day it has turned out to be. it's awesome at the linc. today is all about the vets. the truth is we would not see the eagles take on the falcons have it not been for the sacrifice of so many. that's why the eagles are honoring our men and women. a new memorial is placed any link, a stadium seat for those missing in action. >> it fills our hearts. >> it's an honor to dedicate this. >> reporter: one of the men and women honored retired marine service dakota of sarah palin.
myers credited with saving 36 lives after being ambushed in afghanistan. he is here in philadelphia from his home in alaska now he is on the road to promote veteran's transitioning into the workforce. they are on time they understand decision making. >> reporter: we spoke with other vets in the tailgate who couldn't agree more that includes army vet jeremy cross. he owns his own business, he said he will always choose a fellow vet when he can. >> they come from a background of service and honor and duty, it's something that would benefit any organization. >> reporter: i want to read a stat it's the unemployment rate for veterans under the age of 25 is 13%, veteran spouses 25% those are high numbers bigger than the national average that's
why sergeant myers said he is on the road to get the numbers down. reporting from the link, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you bob. the letter turned art in philly hoping to bring healing to a countries divided by this week's election. an oscar winning movie is coming to philadelphia, we'll take you to behinds the scenes of the production of an american in paris. looking sky6 live hd, david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues.
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because when you limit the tests, they can test the limits... of their potential. thanks for tnorfolk!around and i just wanted to say, geico is proud to have served the military for over 75 years! roger that. captain's waiting to give you a tour of the wisconsin now. could've parked a little bit closer... it's gonna be dark by the time i get there. geico. proudly serving the military for over 75 years. there and feeling good, too, jacket weather, bus stop not a bad autumn afternoon building. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we are dry. taking a look outside, we have bright sunshine over the commodor barry bridge. how beautiful is that? everything is looking nice and bright and great out there
across the region. feeling okay if you're dress appropriately. 55 degrees is the current temperature, the dewpoint, 27 nice and low. winds out of the south southwest at 14 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 53 degrees. i know there's a few of you who like to get on the wet suits and get in the ocean water, so we report the ocean temperature 55 degrees for those staying dry you will still need a jacket. we have high, thin cirrus clouds so thin and wispy don't notice e e -- show up on the satellite image. in allentown, 55 degrees, 60 in reading, with him -- wilmington and dover and 59 in cape may and trenton, as well. for the eagles getting cranked up pretty soon. doesn't look like the winds will be a problem for the kicker 5 to 10, i could see them popping up
above that later in the afternoon. the temperatures not bad, 58 for the kickoff. 59 in the 4th quarter. no weather weather-related issur the players and the falcons and eagles today. by 4:00 p.m. we're down to 56 at the airport. after that the sun goes down and the temperatures dip. 39 degrees -- 49 degrees by 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., had 4 degrees, 10:00 p.m., 42 degrees. we'll be dropping from the 40s to the low 30s in some cases and upper 30s in spots. equity examine -- equity it to be cold across the region. i'll be back on the air at 4:30 a.m. to let you know what's happening out there in terms of temperature and traffic. we have rain developing along with an area of low pressure down south of us along the coast. this will creep up to the north. while we'll start out with sun,
by noon the clouds will get thicker. we expect to cloud up during the day. it should be cloudy by 6:00 p.m. after that we're looking for sweeping rain coming through. by the time we wake up on tuesday morning we'll have rain pinwheeling through the area for the morning and maybe in the afternoon. this model has it around by 4:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 59 is the high, sunny and milder. tomorrow, clouds increasing, 60. tomorrow into a good portion of tuesday in the morning and afternoon we'll have rain. 57 is the high there. 60 back to sun and clouds on wednesday. 62 on thursday, friday, looking sunny and nice high of 63. coming weekend, saturday, 65 degrees, clouds will be increasing ahead of the next arriving system. there could be a shower later on saturday and sunday looks potentially cloudy and damp, although it depends on the track of a distant storm. by that i mean it's distant in
the future so maybe we'll avoid it. >> thank you david. remember you can get storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. back-to-back, a trip to post war paris, a favorite romance has come to the screen. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. the original 1951 d gene kelly and leslie caron dancing through the streets of paris to the music of george and this is totally recreated in a brand new dance and theatre celebration for the stage. the musical was nominated for 12 tony awards including best musical. it won 4, including one for best choreography.
this is the first time the story has appeared live on stage combining the dance and the very well-known gershwin score. it featured jazz standards like i got rhythm and wonderful and they can't take that away from me. >> those are songs i think the fans especially of broadway will love when they hear them. it has the classics of the 20s and 0s. pennsylvania ballet choreographer christopher wheeldon choreographed and directed the show, his first foray into musical theater. it's just this amazing tap dancing, with show girls, it's quite a spectacle. it's really one of the great highlights of the show. if you love great songs and amazing dance and you love romance it's the perfect combination of a broadway show. an american in paris takes the academy of music stage november 22nd to the 27th. for tickets and showtimes go to arts in philly.org or visit 6abc.com/6abc loves the arts for other area events.
>> so glad you stayed with us on a sunday, 1:50, 55 degrees, sky6 live hd -- 12:50 p.m., 55 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a look at the center city skyline. it's breezy and cool, but get out and enjoy. a by artist, a letter written by mahatma gandhi to hitler. the tone of the letter inspired ajay raju to create and he essay contest for teachers --
teenagers to have different points of conversation. >> we want conversations we want to start especially post election. >> we have put an link to all the information about the essay contest up on the website at 6abc.com, also on the 6abc app. the prize for the winner is a ten thousand dollar scholarship. the covering letter will be on display through march 5. 6abc is a partner in the exhibit and the essay contest. rock and roll singer song writereon russell has died. russell produced for bob dylan and tina turner. he had heart bypass surgery in
july and died at his home last night. the oscars are three months away, the stars are gearing up for hollywood's biggest night. oscar season kicked off with the governor's award. some are already getting buzz in hopes of winning the coveted golden statues. you can watch the award on february 26 on 6abc. tonight begins with once upon a time snow and charming adjust to live on opposite schedules while raising their child. >> you have news? i'm still waiting for the file that your daughter promised me. eric's juvenile record in the stephen porter incident.
>> amanda asked for that i couldn't find it in my office, i'll have it at my house tonight. >> you know everything about the case, what could be in the file what's of interest. >> it's hard to say what's of interest until i have all the facts. >> on secrets and lies, pressure is put on the warner family after new evidence comes to light forcing a strange relative to reconcile their differences. >> that's thrilling right there, on quantico, the terrorists capture alex parish and use a former classmate to get the information they need out of here, that begins with once upon a time at 8:00 a.m., secret and lice -- secrets and lies at 9:00 p.m. and quantico at 10:00 p.m. him we'll be right
back. lice we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, fly, gary, fly. ...his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder.
>> we capping our top stories, the naacp of philadelphia condemned racist online messages targeting black student at the university of pennsylvania. they were connected to an oklahoma student who has been suspended. the birds host the falcons at the linc. they are 4-4 they can't have any more loss if they want to make it to the playoffs.
>> what's it look like out there? >> reporter: we have blue skies and high, thin cirrus clouds that's it. it's a nice one the rest of the afternoon. sunshine in ac and most of the beach communities. 55 in the poconos. a 7-foot tall birdhouse in delaware is carrying a hefty price tag of $17,000. it's a replica of chris church in wilmington. it features glass windows, pvc piep entry ports for -- pipeline entry ports for the birds. the birdhouse is on display at the market in greeneville. >> 17,000 for a birdhouse. >> gray hall kind of money. >> "action news" continues
and i'm melissa magee. tonight on fyi philly. here we go! we are bouncing all around town. we need our passport. hop aboard as we try a new destination-inspired hot dog joint. press your booty down. get in step with a dance workout that will make you sweat. you can get wine at this whole foods. take a tour of the city's brand new superstore. shields down! plus, we visit a maker's paradise where everything gets the made in philly stamp! hi everybody and welcome to fyi philly. we are in the beautiful new dining room of scarpetta. there are gorgeous views overlooking rittenhouse square in this 2-story 7 thousand square foot space inside the rittenhouse hotel. unbelievable. the name scarpetta comes from an italian phrase meaning to "savor a meal to the last bite." and as alicia found out the menu will have you doing just that. people that know the scarpta