City Council overwhelming approved the installation of two electronic advertising structures, dubbed “Urban Experiential Displays,” ranging in height from 30 to 50 feet.
The University of Pennsylvania has chosen five students for its inaugural “President’s Engagement Prize,” created for students who have a plan to make the world a better place.
The main lobby at Fox Chase Elementary School smelled like a farm today. And for good reason.
Officials in Camden County announced they will host a household hazardous waste collection this Saturday at the Cherry Hill Public Works Complex.
Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, whose district includes that section of Broad Street, says he’s heard from constituents who don’t like the idea, so he is withdrawing support for that location. Two other sites are still up for approval.
The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.
Taking a page out of New York City’s “High Line,” the Rail Park would run along the former Reading Railroad viaduct and the city branch of the old Reading lines.
The governor reassured the group of his support for the state’s flourishing natural gas industry.
The 2007 smoking ban allowed for waivers under certain circumstances, under a compromise provision to secure passage. But bars have continued to ask for — and receive — exemptions.
Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.
Th director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says that for the most part, these seals are not in trouble. But they could be dangerous if provoked.
“It is based on the theory that artists can revitalize a corridor,” says Mural Arts executive director Jane Golden. “They are unlike anyone else when it to comes to building a life and spirit in a community.”
Barry Seymour, with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, says the one-day conference was designed to give helpful information to planners and developers of more than 350 communities around the region.
A City Council committee has approved what would be Philadelphia’s first regulations on those large donation bins you often see in store and shopping center parking lots.
With the warm weather comes pothole season. A tire expert offers some advice.