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Crews Putting Final Touches On Philadelphia Flower Show

Final preparations for the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show are underway at the Convention Center.

02/27/2015

Mayor Nutter in an Aston Martin DB8 convertible at a 2015 Philadelphia Auto Show preview. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Mayor Nutter Joins Organizers As Philadelphia Auto Show Drives Into Town

One of Philadelphia’s longest running events returns this weekend, and Mayor Nutter joined organizers for a preview.

01/29/2015

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Full Weekend Of Activities As Philadelphia Marathon Returns

It’s Marathon weekend in Philadelphia, with tens of thousands of runners taking on the 26.2 miles of city street and much more.

11/21/2014

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background. File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Convention Center’s New Union Agreement Gets Critical Test This Week

The meeting is a rare and important second visit, which means planners will be able to compare costs before and after the customer satisfaction agreement signed in May, which simplifies work rules.

10/08/2014

Top Philadelphia Democrats will be pulling out the stops as they try to convince national party officials to hold the 2016 Democratic National Convention right here. (credit: Mike Dunn/KYW)

Philadelphia Gets Two Days With Democratic National Committee To Seal The Deal On 2016 Convention

Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.

08/12/2014

The Harlem Globetrotters are one of many attractions to come to the Wildwood Convention Center this summer. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Harlem Globetrotters, Tattoos and The ‘Unofficial’ End To Summer Block Party

Things heat up early in the month of August in the Wildwoods when the Harlem Globetrotters come to town for four days.

08/09/2014

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Orr At The Shore In The Wildwoods

CBS 3 Meteorologist Kathy Orr plays ball with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters down the shore on the boards at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

08/06/2014

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

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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

(A Marriott hotel, a Loew's hotel, and the Hard Rock Café converge at 12th and Market Streets in center city.  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

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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

(A Marriott hotel, a Loew's hotel, and the Hard Rock Café converge at 12th and Market Streets in center city.  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

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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

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