Every Thursday, Cranford Coulter spends the day in his kitchen preparing gallons of homemade soup. Every Thursday night, he feeds hundreds of homeless people in Philadelphia. He almost lost his own home.
A Chester man serving life behind bars at Graterford Prison received high honors this week. He managed to raise his two sons from a prison cell.
Titled, “12 x 9,” the critically acclaimed production is set in an overpopulated federal prison where a drug lord, devout Christian and sociopath are forced to live, love and cope behind bars.
The nonprofit self-help organization started small but has grown into a movement, with 44 programs in 22 states.
What started as a pilot program to help incarcerated Philadelphia mothers remain connected with their children is now expanding to include fathers as well.
The Franklin Institute debuted its new wing yesterday. The big draw is the country’s largest exhibit on the human brain.
Philadelphia-bred producer Carvin Haggins began his career as a hip-hop artist and then worked in urban radio.
Attorneys for Philadelphia broadcaster E. Steven Collins filed lawsuit earlier this year and say they’re hoping his death helps educate patients on how to advocate for care.
Visit Philadelphia launched a new website this week that touts the benefits of traveling to the Philadelphia countryside.
The nation’s largest African American street festival takes place Sunday in South Philadelphia.
School District of Philadelphia to host its first dramatic stage play ever.
The play, presented Saturday at 8pm, is a fictional account of a meeting between civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
The hearing was hosted by city commissioner Stephanie Singer without approval of the City Commissioners’ office, the body responsible for conducting elections in the City of Philadelphia.
June is AIDS Education month and a Center City non-profit is reaching out to the city’s most vulnerable populations.
L&I is reporting a 71-percent increase in the number of calls, emails and complaints about imminently dangerous buildings and unsafe construction in the past 12 months.
“It takes time and takes work to have access to credit in this country, but it’s not impossible,” says Luis Mora (left), founder of Finanta.