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Fire fighters at the Sheraton Hotel. (Credit: CBS)

Smoke In Basement Causes Center City Hotel Evacuation

About 1,000 people were evacuated from 757 rooms in the 26-story Center City hotel as a precautionary measure.

07/23/2014

(Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Blues, BBQ and Babies Parade the Boardwalk

After July 4th weekend, the fireworks in Wildwood continue once a week for the rest of summer, right on the beach:

06/28/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Nutter’s Plan To Give Tax Break To Hotel Developer Upsets Some

Mayor Nutter’s plan to give a tax break to a developer who wants to build two new hotels in Center City has drawn protests from other hotels in town.

11/04/2013

File photo (credit: Paul Gluck)

Police Chiefs Gather At Conference In Philadelphia

Top brass from around the country are attending the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

10/19/2013

(Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Center City Marriott Hotel Up For Sale Possibly Due To Low Bookings At Convention Center

A website that follows the commercial real estate industry reports that the Marriott Hotel in Center City is up for sale and declining Convention Center bookings may be the cause.

05/26/2013

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Flower Show Features The Majestic Beauty Of Great Britian

The 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show is open to the public and visitors this year are being treated to a taste of England.

03/02/2013

Video intercom on the desk of Penn Alexander principal Sheila Sydnor (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Safety Experts Help Some Philadelphia Schools Improve Security

Some Philadelphia schools are getting new security intercoms, thanks to safety professionals holding a convention here next week.

09/06/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.11.12

Chris breaks down the President’s comment that the economy is fine and the reaction that followed. He talks to Michael Bronstein about the state of the campaign, New York Times Washington Correspondent David Sanger about his book Confront and Conceal, and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about this season’s continuing struggles.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/11/2012

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Philly Home Show Opens Saturday

The Philadelphia Home Show will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special tribute to Philadelphia sports history and rooms with Philadelphia specific-themes.

01/14/2011