Center City Philadelphia
Nutter says he has reservations about the huge, sidewalk-level, LED signs, but rather than veto the measure, he struck a deal with its sponsor, Councilman Mark Squilla.
The 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.
A cooking competition by female chefs for the Philadelphia-based “Women Against Abuse” is among the events on tap in the next couple of weeks.
Christopher Mullins, co-owner of McGillin’s Olde Ale House, an Irish pub near 13th and Chestnut Streets, calls his newest concoction a “Dublin Donkey.”
One of center city Philadelphia’s longest-operating homeless shelters and soup kitchens is opening its doors as part of an overnight initiative to help get homeless men off the streets.
“I’m sad now, but I don’t have a choice,” says Won Song, who has run Superior Shoe Repair, in the 100 block of South 15th Street, behind the Union League, for 32 years.
The Traffic Signal Improvement Project will be conducted in the northeast quadrant of center city, which runs from Callowhill Street south to Market, and from Broad Street east to Second.
Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, there is new life for a legendary center city retail location.
The global construction management firm has been based in Willingboro and, later, Marlton, NJ since its founding by Irv Richter in 1976.
Milton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.
Seniors from Freire Charter School made some noise with a noontime march, in celebration of their impending graduation and more.
None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.
McGillin’s Olde Ale House, on Drury Street, just off 13th and Chestnut, has been opening its door since 1860. On St. Patrick’s Day, the crowd starts early.
A spokeswoman for the Philadelphia Department of L&I says the firm that owns the building at 2145 Locust Street has been cited for allowing an unsafe condition at the building.
Merchants along Walnut, Chestnut, and Market Streets had workers out shoveling and salting, but crossing at intersections was dicey due to high ridges of snow created by plows grooming the roadways.