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Installation Starts on Avenue of the Arts Light Masts on North BroadNew lighting is being installed on North Broad Street as part of the effort to extend the Avenue of the Arts.
Wawa Planning New Store for Broad and Walnut StreetsThe location was home to Robinson's Luggage for 29 years. Now, if all goes as planned, a brand-new Wawa store will move into that space.
Councilman Pulls Support For Electronic Billboard Along 'Avenue of the Arts'Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, whose district includes that section of Broad Street, says he's heard from constituents who don't like the idea, so he is withdrawing support for that location. Two other sites are still up for approval.
Area Music Students Get a Lesson In Jazz From Grammy Winner Al JarreauJarreau conducted the master class -- his first ever -- as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts' three-day "Artist N Residency" program.
Philadelphia 'Walk of Fame,' on Broad Street, Gets Some Loving Attention About 30 members of the Friends of the Avenue of the Arts, armed with metal polish and toothbrushes, used elbow grease to shine all 221 plaques along the city's "Walk of Fame."
New Agency Formed To Promote North Broad Street RevivalA new agency is hoping to do for North Broad Street what the "Avenue of the Arts" has done for South Broad, according to City Council president Darrell Clarke.
City To Install Decorative Lighted 'Masts' Along North Broad Street"The masts are 50-foot-tall, stainless steel columns, with a steel mesh, And they're lit from the inside, " explains Streets Department chief engineer Darin Gatti.
'Wicked' Gets Set Up in Academy of Music For Six-Week RunStagehands unloaded trunks off tractor-trailers and onto the stage where the sets and technical equipment were assembled.
New Broad St. Mural Honors Philadelphia's Music Ambassadors, 'The Roots'The mural, titled "Legendary," towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.
Kimmel Center To Offer New Venue For Film Screenings By this summer, there will be a new venue in Philadelphia for film screenings and there isn't a bad seat in the house.
Former Office Building at Broad & Spring Garden Rededicated as Rental ApartmentsA landmark Philadelphia building on North Broad Street has begun its new life.
Positively Philadelphia: Show Set For Groundbreaking Women's Art CollectionMuseums from all over the country wanted this upcoming exhibit, but the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia was chosen.
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