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(City councilman Kenyatta Johnson, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

Artist rendering of 3D billboard. (Credit: Catalyst Outdoor Advertising)

City Council Committee Approves 3D Electronic Billboards In Center City

A city council committee has given the go-ahead to allowing massive, 3-D electronic billboards within a small portion of Center City, despite the objection of some residents.

02/25/2015

(Sue Daugherty, executive director Manna, left, poses with former governor Ed Rendell and a man in a pie costume.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Former Governor Rendell Provides His Pie-Tasting Expertise to Manna Fundraiser

Today, at the Bellevue, at Broad and Walnut Streets, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell helped kick off “Tasting Week.”

11/12/2014

(Students from the University of the Arts perform Wednesday during the lunch hour in the food court at the Bellevue, in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

UArts Students Put Spotlight On School’s Annual Fundraiser With Pop-Up Performance

The dancers’ performance and the sounds of the bucket-drum ensemble, known as “Rumble,” were part of an arts awareness program being promoted by the University of the Arts.

04/10/2013

file photo(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Hundreds Block Broad St., Protesting End of Pa. General Assistance Payments

Those cash payments of $200 a month for single adults, couples without children, and some disabled people, end Wednesday.

07/31/2012

Barack Obama will start using Twitter

President Obama In Philadelphia Tomorrow For Campaign Fundraisers

Brace yourself for motorcade traffic, tomorrow. President Obama will be in town as part of his 2012 presidential campaign.

06/29/2011

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Bellevue Hotel Inaugurates an Annual “Festival of Trees”

The Hyatt at the Bellevue, at Broad and Walnut Streets, says it wanted to do something special for the holidays.

12/04/2010

(File photo)

Action-Adventure Movie Being Shot On Broad Street

Philadelphia gets another close-up! A movie featuring action star Jason Statham is being shot in center city.

11/17/2010