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(Eagles' president Don Smolenski points to new video screens and video "ribbons" that are being rolled out in Lincoln Financial Field.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Eagles Show Off Linc’s New Amenities, Including Expanded Video

“It’s going to be like what you experience at home: these are the highest resolution video boards in the National Football League,” said team president Don Smolenski.

07/25/2014

(Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a March 2014 trip to Rome with Gov. Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. Credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia Officials Keeping Cool About Pope’s Likely 2015 Visit

And they say Archbishop Chaput’s comments of optimism don’t affect their planning for the event.

07/25/2014

(A large projection screen shows images from various Fringe Festival productions.)

Lineup Revealed For This September’s Philadelphia ‘Fringe’ Festival

“These are some of the biggest works we’ve ever brought to Philadelphia,” says Nick Stuccio, producing director of the 2014 lineup.

07/24/2014

(Karen Tancrede shows one of the in-table grills at Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbecue.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Tiki Bar, Japanese BBQ, and DiBruno’s 75th

This week, Hadas reports on a new Japanese barbecue restaurant near the Barnes Museum, a new Polynesian-themed bar in Fishtown, and how a legendary South Philly cheese-and-meat store is celebrating its big anniversary.

07/24/2014

Independence Hall File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Federal Study Shows History Still Big Economic Engine For Philadelphia

A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city’s economy.

07/24/2014

(THE GETAWAY THAT WAS NOT TO BE.  KYW's Jay Lloyd provides a photo of what he's rather be doing than visiting a hospital emergency room.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Preparing For The Unplanned Accident

It was to be four great days of sailing the Chesapeake. Instead, I found myself riding a gurney to a date with an emergency room nurse.

07/24/2014

(Mayor Nutter holds a photograph of Jon Bon Jovi, the 2014 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award for humanitarianism.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Jon Bon Jovi to Receive Philadelphia’s Marian Anderson Award in November

He’ll join a prestigious list that includes Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier.

07/23/2014

(Max Newman with a friend on campus at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel.  Photo provided)

American Students in Israel Attending School Amid Missile Alerts

“We’ve been made familiar with the bomb shelter and we’ve been made familiar what to do when the Code Red siren goes off,” says Max Newman, of Blue Bell, Pa.

07/23/2014

(File photo: travelers check in at a US Airways ticket counter in Phoenix.  Photo by Joshua Lott/ Getty Images)

One More Day of US Flight Cancellations To and From Tel Aviv

The FAA has extended its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv until at least 4:15pm (ET) Thursday.

07/23/2014

(The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City.  File photo by Saul Loeb/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Delay Sought In Atlantic City Casino Closings

Sen. James Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor, and Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and Chris Brown wrote Tuesday to the state Casino Control Commission asking for the delay.

07/22/2014

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National Convention

About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.

07/22/2014

(A rendering of the expanded Sugarhouse Casino, on Delaware Avenue near Shackamaxon Street.)

SugarHouse Casino Breaks Ground For Poker, More Table Games

Philadelphia’s first casino is spreading its bets, breaking ground on an expansion.

07/22/2014

Wildwood, New Jersey. (credit: Nicole Brewer)

NJ Shore Towns Rank On List Of ‘Best Boardwalks For Food In America’

Eight boardwalks in New Jersey ranked on The Daily Meal’s “31 Best Boardwalks for Food in America,’ including three located in South Jersey.

07/21/2014

(credit: JIM WATSON/AFP Getty Images)

Expedia Report Sheds Light On Summer Beach Habits, Including U.S. Verdict On The ‘Speedo’

Expedia has released its annual “Flip Flop Report” on international beach habits, and there are tons of interesting tidbits within the data.

07/21/2014

(715 Darby Terrace, showing piles of debris that now litter the property.   Photo provided by Darby Historical Commission)

Neglected 250-Year-Old Home in Darby, Pa. Could Face Demolition

But there is also a proposal for refurbishing the historic property.

07/21/2014

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Caribbean Festival At Penn’s Landing

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