Benjamin Franklin Bridge
A City Council committee has agreed to relax zoning restrictions in a portion of Old City near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Councilman Mark Squilla says he lacks clarification on whether a wall wrap on the old Electric Factory building would, as opponents claimed, jeopardize federal highway funding.
A small pleasure boat docked near Dave and Buster’s, at the foot of Spring Garden Street, burned.
First District councilman Frank DiCicco, in his final Council meeting before retiring, wasn’t surprised to receive the mayor’s veto of the bill that would have changed the zoning to allow the wall wrap ad.
The bill now goes to the mayor, who is expected to veto it and send it back to Council.
Federal authorities conducted random bus inspections Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia, near the on-ramp of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
This month the Benjamin Franklin Bridge celebrates its 85th birthday. Some of its history may surprise you.
Major changes made on the Pennsylvania side of the table at the board of the Delaware River Port Authority are being welcomed by at least one person who sits on the New Jersey side.
Faced with budgetary deadlines and threats of financial repercussions from Wall Street, the Delaware River Port Authority voted Wednesday to allow $1 bridge toll increases to take effect as scheduled next July.
Commuters hoping for a break on pending toll hikes and PATCO fare increases will just have to wait a while longer for an answer.
The show is called “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” and its opening credits roll past about a half dozen Philly landmarks – all shown at night.
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