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Reading Terminal Market's annual holiday train display. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

All Aboard! Reading Terminal Market’s Annual Holiday Railroad Is Up And Running

Reading Terminal Market’s annual train display has been assembled for the holiday season.

11/28/2014

New Hope Clock - Main Street

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fabulous Holiday Shopping, Off The Beaten Path

There are alternatives to shopping with the herd, just a short getaway drive from home.

11/27/2014

The departure board at Philadelphia International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Delays, Cancellations At Philadelphia International Holding Up Thanksgiving Air Travel

The storm has prompted the FAA to issue a ground delay here until midnight because of low ceilings.

11/26/2014

Olivier Des Saint Martin opens Petit Roti, a new market at 248 South 11th Street. (Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A French Rotisserie, Winterfest Popup Restaurants, and This Year’s Christmas Village

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on a new market specializing in the perfect roasted chicken, the popup restaurants on the waterfront at Winterfest, and Christmas Village food offerings.

11/26/2014

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

Trump Casinos, Atlantic City Agree On Tax Sale

Bankrupt Trump Entertainment Resorts and the city of Atlantic City have reached a deal to let the city collect unpaid taxes.

11/25/2014

(Todd Marcocci adds red drapery to barriers in advance of Philadelphia's Thanksgiving Day parade.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Snow May Impinge on Rehearsal Day For Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Parade

Wednesday is scheduled to be a marathon day of run-throughs for the televised parade. But it comes with the threat of snow.

11/25/2014

The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Top Travel Industry Official Weighs Merits of 2016 Dem Convention Hopeful Cities

Eric Hansen, a top official at the US Travel Association, won’t come right out and say which city he thinks might be the best fit.

11/25/2014

(Credit: Jan Carabeo)

Revel Fights City’s Collection Of Back Taxes

The owners of the former Atlantic City casino, which closed on Sept. 2, filed an appeal Monday of a bankruptcy court order letting Atlantic City hold a tax sale of the unpaid debt.

11/25/2014

File photo. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

What To Do When Bad Weather Meets The Heaviest Travel Day Of The Year

Triple A Mid-Atlantic’s Jim Lardear says if you can get the driving done before the weather turns, do so, but if you absolutely have to travel Wednesday, take your time.

11/25/2014

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput chats with reporters about the planned visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Says He Knew of Pope Francis’ Planned Visit Early On

Archbishop Chaput is just back from meetings at the Vatican, where the pope confirmed a week ago he will be visiting Philadelphia at the end of next September.

11/24/2014

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Still on Democrats’ Short List For 2016 Convention

DNC officials say the list of potential host cities for the 2016 nominating convention is now down to just Philadelphia, New York, and Columbus, Ohio.

11/24/2014

(Photo by Mike Teiper)

Center City Mural Dedicated To Memory of Slain Officer Daniel Faulkner

The mural, at 235 North 11th Street, is on an outside wall of the 6th Police District headquarters, where Officer Faulkner reported for roll call each day.

11/24/2014

(American Airlines jets sit at a gate at O'Hare Airport.  File photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Worried About Travel During Wednesday’s Snow? Hold Your Horses, One Airline Advises

If the weather is making you nervous about flying on Wednesday and you want to change your flight, it’s a bit too soon to say whether airlines would waive their change fees.

11/24/2014

(Clothing and accessories for runners was on sale at the Runners' Expo, a precursor to the Philadelphia Marathon.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Kicks Off With Runners’ Expo in Center City

The city is ready to host 60,000 spectators, 3,000 volunteers, and the 30,000 runners who are taking part in the weekend of events capped off by the full marathon and half-marathon on Sunday.

11/21/2014

(Dr. Michael Ross gets a chemotherapy treatment while wearing a "semi-colon" shirt created for him.  Photo provided)

One Philadelphia Runner Participating In Marathon Weekend Amid Chemo Treatments

Two months ago, Dr. Michael Ross was diagnosed with colon cancer. This weekend, he’ll run the Rothman 8K.

11/21/2014

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