Several local officials, including Atlantic City’s mayor, hopped onto the inaugural flight to Chicago for meetings there, in hopes of drumming up business.
Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.
It’s the 28th annual gathering of women who work in local and state police departments in the Midatlantic region.
For two weeks in April, artists’ original work will be showcased at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove during their 9th annual Art Show.
Close to 20,000 spectators are expected to file into Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem, Bucks County throughout the weekend of April 4th – 6th for their annual Civil War Reenactment.
Speaking to reporters at City Hall upon his return, Mayor Nutter said he has no doubt that the trip he made to Rome with Archbishop Chaput and Gov. Corbett sent a clear message of their desire that the pope visit the region next year.
“It’s called the voodoo lily. Some people call it the ‘carrion lily’ because when it blooms it smells like dead flesh,” says an arboretum worker.
The list of honorees includes Joan Myers Brown of Philadanco and former CBS-3 reporter and host Trudy Haynes.
Revel president and CEO Scott Keegan says the casino-hotel is working toward financial stability. And, he adds, that does not include closing if ownership changes.
The private discussion, over a wooden desk in the papal library, scheduled for a half hour stretched to 52 minutes.
You may not know this, but much of America’s automotive history began right here in the Philadelphia area.
This week on “What’s Cooking,” Hadas Kuznits reports on an ice cream store’s plans for April Fool’s Day and a center city shellfish bar’s upcoming oyster-shucking contest. (Amateurs invited!)
Although a private meeting with Pope Francis was canceled, a delegation from Pennsylvania had the chance to speak with the Pontiff in Rome Wednesday morning.
“We got a lot of very good smiles from him,” Corbett said afterward. “His English is much better, probably, than my Spanish. But he likes Philadelphia. He smiled about Philadelphia.”
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are at the Vatican to discuss plans for next year’s World Meeting of Families right here in Philadelphia.