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(Councilman Bobby Henon speaks with reporters outside City Council chambers.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Councilman Agrees To Delay Vote on Land Purchase for Future Prison

Sixth District councilman Bobby Henon, whose district includes the land that the city intends to buy, originally planned to call the measure up for a vote, but then changed his mind.


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No Shortage Of Events, Activities Close To Home On Memorial Day Weekend

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start of summer at the shore, but not everyone is headed to the beach this weekend. If you’re staying closer to home, there’s plenty to do.



Two Women Seriously Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash In Old City

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a car along the Philadelphia waterfront and then fled.


Emma Fried-Cassorla, communications manager for the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Final Touches Put On Spruce Street Harbor Park As Opening Nears

The highly anticipated Spruce Street Harbor Park is beginning to take shape and is expected to be ready by Friday.


Cherry Blossom Festival

Top Parks In Philadelphia

When you’re ready to escape the chaos of the city, there are many parks located in and around Philadelphia that offer a relaxing break.


Penn's Landing River Rink (credit: john McDevitt)

‘Winterfest’ Set To Open At Penn’s Landing River Rink

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary season of the River Rink along the Penn’s Landing, “Winterfest” has been created around the ice skating rink — and it opens on Friday.


Delaware River. (credit: Chelsea Karnash)

Delaware River Waterfront Preliminary Design Plans Released

Wondering what the future of the Delaware River Waterfront looks like? Preliminary plans have been released.


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2 Women Hospitalized After Shooting Near Delaware Riverfront In Camden

Officials say two women have been hospitalized after a shooting near the Delaware River waterfront.


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Pa. Casino Regulators Okay SugarHouse Expansion, Including Smaller Garage Tower

Sugarhouse casino officials say construction should take about two years now that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved a revised plan to expand their waterfront casino.


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Developer Vying For Philadelphia Casino License Says Resort Would Create About 6,000 Jobs

Officials involved in casino mogul Steve Wynn’s proposed resort along the Delaware River waterfront in Fishtown held a vendor outreach event Wednesday for those in the construction, supply and subcontracting fields.


Penn's Landing Concert

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Celebrates Women In Music On The Delaware River Waterfront

The 15th Season of the Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Concert Series at Penn’s Landing celebrates women in music with an illustrious all female lineup that will leave you awestruck and enthralled.


(The Race Street Connector was lit Thursday night. Credit: Cherri Gregg)

First Phase Of Race Street Connector Project Is Lit

The Race Street Connector is a pedestrian friendly walkway that provides easy access from Race Street in Old City to the Race Street Pier and the riverfront.



Race Street Pier On Delaware River In Philadelphia Opens

The Delaware River Waterfront has received a face-lift near the Ben Franklin Bridge with the opening of a new pier.


Artist's rendering of planned improvements to Delaware River waterfront pedestrian connection.

Grant Funds Pedestrian Access To Waterfront

The William Penn Foundation is donating five million dollars to the city to spruce up the Delaware River waterfront, including better access for pedestrians.



Philadelphia Officials Release Draft Of New Plan For Delaware River Waterfront

The plan calls for a series of new city streets, ten Rittenhouse Square-sized parks, a river trail connecting the parks, and space for small-scale residential development. The final version of the plan is expected by next spring.