With a countdown of “3-2-1…,” soapsuds exploded from a container, covering those gathered on the steps of the Franklin Institute.
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.
It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.
Two tickets to a Broadway show can break the bank. But how about live improv, off Broadway?
A cooking competition by female chefs for the Philadelphia-based “Women Against Abuse” is among the events on tap in the next couple of weeks.
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.
A Pennsylvania House committee charged with overseeing casino gambling within the commonwealth held a pair of hearings in our region, looking into ways to keep the industry more competitive.
From observances at memorials honoring Irish immigrants to a pint a local pub, thousands across the Delaware Valley were marking St. Patrick’s Day.
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.
For many Irish people in Philadelphia, Saint Patrick’s Day is about heritage and history, and Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls is filled with that.
Dozens of pages of listings have already been posted to the web site known as “Craig’s List.”
The judge overseeing the Revel hotel bankruptcy in Atlantic City has decided that she can’t rule now on the $82-million offer from Florida developer Glenn Straub.
Pope Francis’ late September visit to Philadelphia is prompting scheduling changes, including moving this year’s Fall Restaurant week to a different season.