The “Home2Suites by Hilton” will rise on the corner of 12th and Arch Streets, across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Reading Terminal Market.
Transportation officials say safety is their top priority and they will not tolerate irresponsible bus companies that jeopardize the safety of bus passengers and other motorists.
Thursday was a day of protests in Philadelphia and around the world for supporters of an independent Tibet, and a day the Dalai Lama said he will give up his political role in the Tibetan government-in-exile.
The safety of ceramic kitchenware that contains lead is being investigated by the FDA. Philadelphia doctors uncovered the problem in Chinatown, but say the dangers could be widespread. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
Doctors at Jefferson University are trying to find out just how much lead is in ceramic cookware sold in Chinatown.
Chinese New Year arrives tomorrow but Philadelphia’s celebrations begin at 11 p.m. tonight in Chinatown.
They’re a staple of big cities in China and other Asian nations: nightmarkets featuring vendors, exotic foods, and live entertainment.
A community development group in Philadelphia’s Chinatown is defending its decision to accept a donation from Harrah’s Casino in Chester after opposing a casino in their neighborhood.