Toy Drive Benefits Kids With Parents In PrisonA toy and book drive is being held to bring joy and connection to families separated by incarceration.
Terror Behind The Walls Returns At Eastern State PenitentiaryIt's the largest haunted house in the country: "Terror Behind The Walls" at Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount. It opens this Friday!
Reasons To Come Back To Philly After The DNC Is OverHow do you do everything on your Philly bucket list? Simple -- you come back.
Al Capone Cell Accuracy Challenged By TeenagerThe historical accuracy of a lavishly decorated cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount is challenged by a teenager on a field trip.
Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts 'Prison Food Weekend'As part of it's educational programming Eastern State Penitentiary Historic site in Fairmount is hosting "Prison Food Weekend."
Pennsylvania Prison Society Celebrates 229th AnniversaryThe Pennsylvania Prison Society has just marked it's 229th anniversary. The PPS celebrated the event at the Eastern State Penitentiary recently.
'Sophisticatedly Creepy' Fundraiser Masks Eastern State PenitentiaryThe prison opened its doors for Party at the Pen: The Masquerade over the weekend.
Top Family Friendly Things To Do This Weekend - May 6- 8Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks…there’s something for everyone in and around the Philadelphia area!
New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary Unlocks Conversation About Mass IncarcerationIt's been three years in the making.....a new interactive exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary historic site designed to unlock conversation on the topic of mass incarceration in America.
Top Spring Date Ideas In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia has become one of the go-to cities for fun and adventure, and a great place for an awesome Spring date. Each neighborhood has something unique to offer.
11-Day Exhibit At Historic Prison Tells Stories Of Inmates Through ArtifactsIt's been long abandoned, but Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount, now a historic site, was an active prison for more than 140 years.
Discussions At Eastern State On Relevance Of MLK’s Famous LetterEastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail."