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.
City Council Committee Approves 3D Electronic Billboards In Center CityA 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.
Former Governor Rendell Provides His Pie-Tasting Expertise to Manna FundraiserToday, at the Bellevue, at Broad and Walnut Streets, former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell helped kick off "Tasting Week."
UArts Students Put Spotlight On School's Annual Fundraiser With Pop-Up PerformanceThe 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.
Hundreds Block Broad St., Protesting End of Pa. General Assistance PaymentsThose cash payments of $200 a month for single adults, couples without children, and some disabled people, end Wednesday.
President Obama In Philadelphia Tomorrow For Campaign FundraisersBrace yourself for motorcade traffic, tomorrow. President Obama will be in town as part of his 2012 presidential campaign.
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.
Action-Adventure Movie Being Shot On Broad StreetPhiladelphia gets another close-up! A movie featuring action star Jason Statham is being shot in center city.