The Philadelphia Housing Authority wants to demolish two blighted, high-rise towers in the neighborhood known as Sharswood, and put up townhomes in their place.
The world-renowned artist that went head to head with the city of Philadelphia over his Mantua studio has ended his two year court battle on top. The city’s redevelopment authority decided to drop its lawsuit.
There’s a new deal on the horizon for a historic, border-straddling cemetery that took years to fall into disrepair and will likely need years to mount a comeback.
A city council committee was not horsing around when its members approved the first-ever regulations on keeping a horse as a pet in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania voters do not have to present a photo ID to vote next month, but Peco customers and city retirees recently received the wrong information in the mail.
Philadelphia officials say they’re not going to use a loophole in the state’s controversial voter ID law, despite plans by Montgomery and Allegheny counties to do precisely that.
The Nutter administration is starting to enforce the laws against posting so-called “bandit signs” onto utility poles on street corners throughout Philadelphia.
Those ugly signs you see attached to utility poles — offering to buy your home or car, cheap — are the target of a new crackdown being launched later this spring by the Nutter administration.