Avenue Of the Arts

(Clear glass pyramidal entrances to underground transit, far left, and a huge section of lawn are among the features of the new Dilworth Plaza.  Artist's rendering provided)

As Makeover Begins, Philadelphia Shows Off Vision For New Dilworth Plaza

The $50-million project has begun, and officials say it will completely transform the plaza above and below ground.

12/01/2011

(Artist's rendering of new Pennsylvania Ballet headquarters.)

Pennsylvania Ballet Building Itself a New Headquarters On North Broad Street

The Pennsylvania Ballet is building a home on North Broad Street, just north of Vine Street.

10/11/2011

(A file photo of the Avenue of the Arts on South Broad Street. They hope to develop similarly north of city hall.)

Avenue Of The Arts Develops On North Side Of City Hall

Unique light fixtures and more trees are among the changes being planned to bring the pizazz of the Avenue of the Arts from South Broad, to north of city hall.

09/22/2011

PHA Officials Celebrate Completion Of MLK Redevelopment Project (credit: Mark Abrams)

PHA Celebrates Completion Of MLK Redevelopment Project

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is marking the completion of the MLK Redevelopment Project in the city’s Hawthorne neighborhood.

06/30/2011

(Helen Diemer, president of The Lighting Practice, is among those welcoming her industry's convention to Philadelphia for the first time.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Lighting Design Industry Tries A Philadelphia Convention

More than 20,000 of the people who light up your life — literally — are in Philadelphia this week for a huge convention.

05/14/2011

Philadelphia Lights

‘Ballet Of Lights’ Illuminates South Broad Street

Some of Philadelphia’s more architecturally interesting buildings are set to come alive in a ballet of lights. Tuesday night, Eyewitness News got a sneak peak.

04/13/2011

(Warren Oree, on bass at right, and the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, perform today for a press converence outside Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Philadelphia Preparing For ‘Jazz Appreciation Month’ With Many Events

April is “Jazz Appreciation Month” in Philadelphia, and the city is holding a series of music events at a number of venues around town next month.

03/28/2011

(The lobby lounge of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: No Need To Go Far To Have Fun

A special occasion that calls for a night of luxury can be as simple as an overnight stay in your own back yard — well, figuratively.

02/24/2011

(Credit / file photo Getty Images)

Wilma Theater Honors Former Pennsylvania Governor Rendell

Governor Ed Rendell was the man of the hour at a fundraiser and awards ceremony

02/12/2011

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