A private developer says he got fed up with dealing with the city and so he took matters into his own hands. Now the city has issued him a cease and desist order.
Philadelphia is so renowned for hosting historical sites that are integral to the founding of this great nation that it’s easy to overlook the men and women who made them important. Find out who made this city what it is today.
U-S Attorney General Eric Holder was in Philadelphia on Monday to announce some new federal help in the city’s ongoing struggle against violent crime.
City Council passed a budget last month, but the Nutter Administration’s financial woes are from over. This coming week the mayor must deliver a long-range spending plan to state officials.
A recently appointed business administrator of New Jersey’s capital city has taken the helm at City Hall amid an FBI investigation of the mayor.
A gunman was shot by police after a brief standoff in the shadow of City Hall early Friday morning.
Mayor Michael Nutter expressed his frustration at a City Hall news conference on Thursday over the gun violence that continues to plague Philadelphia, including a shooting during the city’s Fourth of July celebration.
Maria Bello, a Norristown, Pennsylvania native and Sea Isle City summer resident, was awarded with a Key to Sea Isle City for the community service she has done with women in Haiti.
Mayor Nutter and the head of the School Reform Commission say tough choices lie ahead, now that City Council has stood firm in keeping the amount of new money for the schools to less than half of what Nutter wanted.
Philadelphia City Council has reversed course and voted to delay by one year the mayor’s controversial property tax overhaul.
Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is hosting a series of eight free concerts on Wednesday evenings this summer at City Hall.
It’s National Bike to Work Day, and here in Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter led a group of riders from Boat House Row, up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to City Hall.
The winner finished the race with an unofficial time of 47 minutes flat. His name has yet to be announced. The women’s winner, Esther Erb, finished in about 56 minutes.
The Phlash Downtown Loop returns for the 2012 season, beginning on Friday, with a couple of new destinations.
Authorities say a police chase forced the shutdown of a subway line in downtown Philadelphia and that the suspect was arrested while running on the tracks.