It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.
“The old family court building on Logan Circle would make an ideal small hotel,” says the mayor’s commerce director, Alan Greenberger.
A Philadelphia official has told the state gaming board that the city is still evaluating the six proposals for a second casino in Philadelphia and hasn’t decided yet which one it likes best.
Philadelphia City Councilman Bill Greenlee is once again trying to get the “Healthy Families and Workplaces” bill passed.
After a day-long hearing, a Philadelphia City Council committee hasapproved a bill that forces local businesses to offer workers paid sick leave.
With jobs in manufacturing on the rise across the country, Mayor Michael Nutter has created a task force to find ways Philadelphia can jump on that bandwagon.
The lawmakers updated regulations on outdoor signs but put off a vote on the controversial issue of billboards.
A developer plans a new apartment building at the site of one of Philadelphia’s worst waterfront tragedies: the Pier 34 collapse in 2000 that killed three women.
With four words, “It is now law,” Mayor Nutter signed into law the city’s new zoning code, replacing one that dated back fifty years and was chock full of anachronisms and confusion.
City Council’s finance committee has approved a name change for the tax business owners love to hate — Philadelphia’s “Business Privilege Tax.”
Plans for a large “wall wrap” billboard on a building that faces Vine Street Expressway prompted debate Tuesday in City Council.
Philadelphia officials say the decision by the Cigna Corporation is only a symbolic loss, and will not cost the city any jobs.
Pennsylvania and Philadelphia official are honoring a couple of dozen Chinese visitors who took part in the inaugural “Harley-Davidson Heritage Tour.”
US Census figures released this week showing Philadelphia’s population slightly higher give the city some important bragging rights: we’re number five!
Nutter Administration To Pennsylvania Lawmakers: Don’t Move 2nd Casino License Away From Philadelphia
Pennsylvania lawmakers openly wondered if the Southeastern Pennsylvania market was already saturated with Harrah’s, Sugarhouse, and Parx casinos. City commerce director Alan Greenberger said that may be, but putting the casino in a more rural location might not make sense.
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