Center City Philadelphia
John F. Collins designed the tiny sliver of a park that was built in the 1700 block of Chestnut Street in the 1970s.
Ten years ago, Bridgette Mayer had an idea: open up her own gallery and show young artists. Of all the cities she had lived in, she picked Philadelphia.
PHS president Drew Becker says the urban oasis produced more than 600 pounds of food since it opened in June.
Market Street West in center city and JFK Boulevard look a little different today. The city has begun a two-week test of reducing both thoroughfares by one lane.
The trolley, with a police escort, made its way through city streets for about and hour and a half as beads, bracelets, cheer cards, and rally towels were tossed to pedestrians.
A center city Philadelphia lunchtime crowd today was treated to a street performance promoting fitness through dance.
Several community groups have been texting and tweeting, attempting to get the word out about the protest, Saturday at 8:30 PM, that begins with a rally at Broad and South Streets.
Mayor Michael Nutter has announced tighter weekend curfew rules as he continues grappling with the threat of “flash mobs” in Philadelphia.
Stephen Lyde, 23, has pleaded guilty to a vicious assault on a bicyclist during a “flash mob” riot at Broad and South Streets two years ago.
Plans for construction of a medical office tower in center city by Penn Health System have gotten an initial okay in Philadelphia City Council despite concerns voiced by nearby Jefferson University.
The Arden Theatre has raised the curtain on another play by multi-award-winning playwright Tracy Letts, this one titled “Superior Donuts.”
A center city Philadelphia jazz club and restaurant is celebrating Fat Tuesday today with a bounty of crawfish.
A mural by author and illustrator Maurice Sendak is undergoing restoration at the Rosenbach Museum, and visitors are invited to stop by on Wednesdays to watch the work as it progresses.
City planning commission recieves plans for Pennsylvania Hospital’s proposed construction of office building near Jefferson medical campus.
We’re all having trouble getting around since the latest snowstorm. But the infirm and elderly are having an especially difficult time.