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Paul Strand, "Wall Street, New York," 1915.  Image provided by Phila. Museum of Art)

Phila. Art Museum Shows Decades of Iconic Photos of Paul Strand

Paul Strand is regarded as a towering figure in modern photography. His early work, between 1915 and 1920, is his most celebrated.

10/16/2014

(Credit: Food Allergy Research & Education)

Teal Pumpkins Help Raise Awareness For Trick-Or-Treaters With Food Allergies

The advocacy group FARE is asking people across the country to participate in the “Teal Pumpkin Project” this Halloween.

10/16/2014

(John Wible, brewer, 2nd Story Brewing Co.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Halloween Beer, Pizza and Beer, and Craft Beer

It’s a beer theme on this week’s “What’s Cooking on 1060,” as Hadas previews a new craft beer brewery in Old City, a new gay sports bar in center city, and a Halloween beer crawl.

10/16/2014

(Ski trail golf at Liberty Mountain, in Carroll Valley, Pa.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Ski and Snowboard Expo, Nov. 2nd

On November 2nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Ski Council holds its annual Philly Ski and Snowboard Expo. You’ll learn about more than skiing there.

10/16/2014

The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

Montco Power Plant To Host Community Open House

If you’ve ever wanted to see the inner workings of a nuclear power plant, you have a chance this evening in Montgomery County.

10/16/2014

(An artist's rendering of the ice rink being built on the west apron of City Hall.  Image provided by Center City District)

Dilworth Park’s Ice Rink, Alongside City Hall, Will Open Nov. 14th

The skating rink will be open to the public seven days a week, including holidays, until February 22nd.

10/15/2014

(A sports betting parlor in Nevada.  File photo)

New Jersey Tries Another Tack To Gain Sports Betting

This time, New Jersey lawmakers see a loophole, planning to partially repeal the state ban and allow casinos and racetracks to proceed without regulation.

10/15/2014

Derek Weidman takes part in the first annual Old City Festival. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Packed Streets Marked The First Annual Old City Festival

Today was the first annual Old City Festival, a day for retailers and restaurateurs to showcase the best of what they have to offer.

10/12/2014

2014 Columbus Day Parade in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Other Cities Changed The Name, But Philadelphians Celebrate Columbus Day With Parade

While two American cities have decided to remove Christopher Columbus’ name from the holiday, Philadelphia is sticking with tradition.

10/12/2014

(PHS president Drew Becher, in file photo.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: ‘Lights, Camera, Bloom!’

It’s never too early to start thinking about the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme harkens back to the Art Deco movie palaces of the 1920s.

10/12/2014

(Photo Credit: World Cafe Live)

Popular Music Venue Celebrates A Decade In Philadelphia

World Cafe Live celebrates ten years since the opening of their Philadelphia location.

10/12/2014

(Image provided by the Academy of Natural Sciences)

Yum! Traveling Exhibit About Our Favorite Treat Comes to Philadelphia

The “Chocolate” exhibit runs through January 24th, 2015, at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

10/10/2014

(Credit: Philadelphia Theater Company)

Philadelphia Theater Company Gearing Up For 40th Anniversary Season

The Philadelphia Theater Company is gearing up to open the curtains on its 40th anniversary season.

10/10/2014

(Michael Quinn, president of the future Museum of the American Revolution, gestures toward a "liberty tree" dedicated to philanthropist Gerry Lenfest, standing at left.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Tree at Future American Revolution Museum Dedicated to Visionary Founder

The tree was dedicated to the founding father of the museum, philanthropist Gerry Lenfest (at left in photo).

10/09/2014

(The "Visit Philly" web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Tourism Agency Gets High Marks For Social Media Usage

A new report by a global travel industry intelligence and marketing firm ranks Philadelphia as one of the world’s leaders when it comes to social media for September 2014.

10/09/2014

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2014 Budweiser Made In America Festival - Day 2 - Philadelphia

Made In America 2014 — Day 2

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

The Women Of Comic Con 2014

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(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

ISAA Annual Spring Gala 2014

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