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Positively Philadelphia: Bringing History To Life

Historic Philadelphia is looking for kids who like to write and tell stories.

07/17/2016

(World War II vets James Forziati, left, and George Fuller, center, chat in Patrick Ward Park, at 24th and Aspen, in Fairmount.  The park was created in honor of all US military veterans.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.

05/29/2016

Jazz Sanctuary musicians performing. (Credit: Jazz Sanctuary)

Positively Philadelphia: Jazz Sanctuary Still Going Strong

It’s a very special anniversary for the musical group that performs at different events around the area at no cost.

05/22/2016

Firemen serving up cheesesteaks at the event. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Cheesesteaks For Heroes

Hundreds of firefighters took to the grills to raise money for the Hero Thrill Show.

05/08/2016

A look inside Society Hill's Powel House. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Historically Haunted Philadelphia House?

“It’s supposedly the most haunted house in Philadelphia,” says Powel House caretaker Jennifer Davidson.

04/24/2016

The historic Powel house in Society Hill.  (Credit: philalandmarks.org)

Positively Philadelphia: Historic House In Society Hill

At 244 South 3rd Street in Society Hill is the historic house museum — the Powel House.

04/10/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Visiting Historic Mansions In The Area

On April 16th and 17th, historic mansions in Fairmount Park will fling open their doors and show off.

03/27/2016

Phil Cugliotta, General Manager of Black Powder Tavern, holding one of the original tavern menus. (credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The History Behind A Tavern In Wayne

The Black Powder Tavern in Wayne is now a bustling restaurant, but in the 1700s, it had a secret.

03/20/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: What Travel Writers Have To Say About The Philadelphia Area

It’s always fascinating to hear what visitors to this area think, and particularly travel writers who visit cities all over the world.

03/13/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: The Famous House Built By A Woman

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we look at Laurel Hill Mansion, a historic house in Fairmount Park built in 1767 by Rebecca Rawle.

03/06/2016

Members of the Levin's circa the late 1980s (L to R) Martin Levin, David Levin, Michael Levin , Mark Levin , Joel Segel and Leon Levin (Credit: www.mlevinco.com)

Positively Philadelphia: They Aren’t Grown Here, But Philadelphia Made Them Famous

When you think of Philadelphia and what started here on the food scene, you may not think of this fruit.

02/28/2016

Artist Michael Yoder's painterly image of the “Love” sculpture (credit: Michael Yoder)

Positively Philadelphia: Creative Energy Equals Art

Sometimes it seems that Philadelphia is turning into one big art gallery.

02/14/2016

"Women, Work, and the Revolution" exhibit at the Betsy Ross House. (Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Exhibit Looks At Women And Work Back In The Day

People complain about doing laundry all the time, but a new exhibit at the Betsy Ross House will put it in perspective.

02/07/2016

Major changes are coming to the Wilma Theater.  (Credit: Lauren Lipton

Positively Philadelphia: Changes Coming To Center City Theater

The Wilma Theater, along the Avenue of the Arts South, is gearing up for some big projects.

01/31/2016

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Positively Philadelphia: Christmas Village In Love Park

Christmas Village in Love Park opens early this year with a preview this coming weekend before it opens for a month on Thanksgiving Day.

11/15/2015

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