Philadelphia Puts Ink On Precedent Setting Deal With ComcastThe deal passed council unanimously, but only after some drama on the last day it could get out of committee and still be approved this year.
School For The Blind Students Experience Holiday Show Through Assistive TechnologyMore than a dozen students experienced the holiday spectacular Friday.
City Council's Final Session Of Term Is Do Or Die For Some Significant LegislationPhiladelphia City Council will meet Thursday for the final time this session. Some major bills are expected to pass and other measures are likely to die as a result of inaction.
Philadelphia's Agreement With Comcast Causes City Envy In SeattlePhiladelphia's groundbreaking franchise agreement with Comcast has forced the cable giant to sweeten its deal with Seattle.
Deadline Tightens For Comcast Cable Franchise Agreement In PhiladelphiaThe committee is up against a deadline to get the agreement approved this year.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | December 2Chris reviewed last night's Sixers game, featuring their first win of the season and Kobe Bryant's last appearance in Philadelphia, Attorney General Kathleen Kane's appointment of a special prosecutor, and Philadelphia City Council demanding concessions from Comcast. He also talked with Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about Kane's appointment at 8am.
Down To The Wire On New Cable Franchise Agreement Between Comcast And PhiladelphiaThe committee on Public Works and Public Property scheduled a third hearing for Thursday morning, just hours before council's second-to-last meeting. The bill authorizing the agreement must pass then to be considered this session.
City Council Hopes To Have Agreement On Comcast Franchise By End Of The YearMore than 100 people testified over the course of several hours, last Thursday, both Comcast and its fans, who said the company has served the city well, and advocacy groups and disgruntled customers, who said it could do much more.
Comcast To Go Before City Council For Once In 15 Years Hearing On Franchise AgreementNutter administration negotiators and Comcast executives are scheduled to testify first, followed by panels of stakeholders, such as Hannah Sassaman of the media mobilizing project.
Top Holiday Attractions In And Around PhiladelphiaFeeling more like the Grinch than Cindy Lou Who this year? Up your levels of holiday cheer at these local seasonal events.
Bill To Renew Comcast Franchise In Philadelphia Introduced To City CouncilA bill to renew Comcast cable's franchise in Philadelphia was introduced into City Council.
Comcast Unveils 'Eternally Rome' Video At Center City HeadquartersIn recognition of the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia next weekend, Comcast debuted a new video on Thursday which will play on its "Comcast Experience" wall inside the lobby of its Center City Headquarters.