Tourism

("Visit Bucks County" VP Paul Bencivengo, on stage in background, talks about tourism numbers at the group's recent annual meeting.  Photo provided)

Bucks County, Pa. Seeing Tourism Numbers Continuing To Rise

Visitor spending in 2013 accounted for nearly $900 million in economic impact in the county, according to numbers recently released by “Visit Bucks County.”

10/28/2014

(File photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/ Getty Images)

Nutter Urges End To Standoff Between Parking Authority and ‘Uber’ Service

The Philadelphia Parking Authority cracked down over the weekend, impouding six vehicles and fining the drivers $1,000 each.

10/27/2014

Shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Shuttered Trump Plaza Selling Off Slot Machines

Trump Entertainment Resorts is asking a bankruptcy court in Delaware for permission to sell the last 353 of its slots to Patriot Gaming & Electronics, a New Jersey firm that sells new and used slot machines and parts.

10/27/2014

(Dru Ellen Kolker, co-chair of the Penn Museum's upcoming "Treasures Sale and Show," photographed at a preview event by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Penn Museum’s Treasures Sale and Show

“We have one-of-a-kind jewelry from designers around the country,” says Dru Ellen Kolker, co-chair of the upcoming Treasures Show and Sale at the Penn Museum.

10/26/2014

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Judge Halts New Jersey’s Sports Betting Plan

A federal judge has granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

10/24/2014

(Rowers on the Schuylkill River.  File photo)

‘Head of the Schuylkill’ Regatta is This Weekend in Fairmount Park

More than 1,600 boats are slated to take part in this year’s regatta.

10/24/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

New Department Store Opening in Former Strawbridge’s at 8th & Market

Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, there is new life for a legendary center city retail location.

10/24/2014

("Children of the Arts" perform at the dedication of a mural of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

North Philadelphia Rec Center Gets New Mural Honoring Its Namesake

The Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center now sports a mural of the slain civil rights leader.

10/23/2014

The flight status board at Philadelphia International Airport. (Credit: Tony Hanson)

PHL: One Of The Worst Airports In The Country?

Despite noting its free Wi-Fi, “decent variety of restaurants” and even available sleep suites, one travel website thinks so.

10/23/2014

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

(Jeff Michoud of Lo Spiedo.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Fall Festivals and Good, Plain Cooking

Hadas Kuznits reports on two Halloween-related festivals on Saturday, October 25th, and a new restaurant opening at the Navy Yard.

10/23/2014

(credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

New Waterfront Conference Center Hits Construction Milestone In Atlantic City

Elected officials joined company executives at Harrah’s to sign the last steel beam on the $125 million conference center which plans to start operation in August 2015.

10/22/2014

(Jamillia Kamara, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for Forbes' "Under 30 Summit."  Photo by Melony Roy)

Attendees and Philadelphia Officials Aglow After ‘Under 30 Summit’ Wraps Up Here

Bringing all of that billionaire brainpower to Philadelphia was a coup for the city, and one that officials including Mayor Nutter hope to see repeated.

10/22/2014

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

For The Visiting Under-30 Crowd, A Traditional Philadelphia Eye-Opener

“What better way to start the day than the traditional Philly way,” said Forbes editor Randall Lane, who took part in the run up the art museum steps.

10/21/2014

The Philadelphia Tea and Coffee festival. (Credit: Karl Mischler)

Hear Philly: Something Special Brewing At Coffee & Tea Festival Philly

You’ve heard of beer festivals, but November 8th and 9th it’ll be some warmer beverages taking center stage in the Philadelphia area.

10/21/2014

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