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(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

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Popular Music Venue Celebrates A Decade In Philadelphia

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

10/12/2014

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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

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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

PETA's "I, Chicken" Berkeley event. (Credit: PETA)

PETA’s Virtual Reality Chicken Experience Comes To Philadelphia

The animal rights group is touring college campuses with a high-tech project aimed at letting people see the world from a poultry point of view.

10/09/2014

Hower Smith III (Credit: Chester County DA's Office)

Former Chester County Official Charged With Skimming Over $300K

The former treasurer of a Chester County volunteer fire company is charged with ripping them off over a six-year period to the tune of more than $300,000.

10/09/2014

(Looking for "diamonds" on Cape May beach.  Photo by Spencer Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, N.J. in The Fall

Want a relaxing, nature-seeking autumn getaway, close to home? Here’s one to the Jersey shore that includes diamond hunting!

10/09/2014

(Brian Bevilacqua, bourbonmaster at Bank & Bourbon.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Vegan Food, Whiskey Tasting, Old City Street Fest

Local food merchants are taking part in the Old City Fest on October 12th. A center city restaurant is hosting a whiskey expert for a “scotch class,” and a new vegan restaurant is set to open.

10/09/2014

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

New Owner of Revel Resort Sidesteps Rehiring of Laid-off Workers

Among the many provisions included in the $110-million deal for Brookfield Property Partners to buy the closed Revel Hotel and Casino is a statement that the company is not necessarily tied to rehiring Revel workers.

10/08/2014

(Danny Cruz, in 2013 file photo.  Photo by Jamie Sabau/ Getty Images)

Philly Soccer Show: Season Countdown For The Union

With just three games remaining in the regular season, the KYW Philly Soccer Show talks with Philadelphia Union winger Danny Cruz.

10/08/2014

Atlantic City's Revel Casino building, seen from the boardwalk. (File photo by Ashley Wolf)

Judge Affirms Sale of Revel Casino Over Complaints of Losing Bidder

Florida developer Glenn Straub, the only other major bidder in the auction, complained that the auction process, in its final hours, was rigged against him.

10/07/2014

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Italian Culture The Focus Of Series Of Events In Philadelphia

It’s called “Ciao Philadelphia” — a series of more than 30 events open to the public.

10/05/2014

Jim Brown (Top-Center) and Kaitlyn Debiasse (Top-Left) teach a class at Next Fab Studios in Philadelphia. (credit: Justin Udo)

Local Art Studio Helping People Make The Perfect Halloween Costume

There’s a place in Philadelphia that has a class for folks who want to build that perfect outfit.

10/05/2014

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ISAA Annual Spring Gala 2014

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