A story uncovered by Eyewitness News catches the eye of a member of Philadelphia city council.
Philadelphia’s recreation department is considering running a treetop zip line course through a park in the city’s Roxborough neighborhood.
Mayor Nutter will deliver a budget that hinges in large part on the new and controversial property assessments.
City Council President Darrell Clarke is pitching a plan in which the city could discount or even give away thousands of vacant parcels, so long as the recipients develop new properties on that land.
Philadelphia City Councilman Bill Greenlee is once again trying to get the “Healthy Families and Workplaces” bill passed.
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.
One week from tomorrow, new property assessments for all Philadelphia homeowners get mailed out. In advance of that, the Nutter Administration on Wednesday briefed Council members on the numbers — at least some of them.
Hundreds of people packed the Germantown Jewish Centre Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of former Philadelphia city councilwoman Happy Fernandez.
A major figure in Philadelphia politics and education, has passed away.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.
The single biggest issue facing Mayor Nutter and City Council during 2012 involved a plan to overhaul Philadelphia’s property tax system.
City Council signed off on a bill allowing a digital billboard on the side of the old Electric Factory building at 7th and Callowhill Streets; opponents were livid.
A new plan approved Tuesday in a city council committee would require tow truck operators to take a photograph showing a vehicle parked illegally on or off the street in order to tow it.
Mayor Nutter and City Council are taking the first steps toward having the city re-gain control of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, which has been run by the feds for nearly two years.
This past week City Council restored more than $10 million in funding to programs that had been reduced or cut earlier, including money for the Department of Parks and Recreation.