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Bensalem Pop Star’s Second Album Appeals to ‘Head or Heart’

In just a couple weeks, she’ll be performing for a hometown crowd at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia

03/31/2014

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Philadelphia Concerts To Look Forward To In 2014

From classical to jazz, there are many concerts scheduled for the spring in Philadelphia to choose from.

01/02/2014

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Running Of The Santas Hopes To Draw 10,000

The 16th annual Running of the Santas mega festival takes place on Saturday, December 7th in Philadelphia. Organizers are hoping to get a record breaking 10,000 participants this year.

12/01/2013

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Top Cheap Live Music Venues In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has produced many top-ranked musical performers throughout the years. Here are five places that offer live music on the cheap.

10/31/2013

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Local Favorite To Return For Performance At Electric Factory

Delaware Valley music fans are in for a treat on April 27th, when The Hooters make a rare appearance at the Electric Factory.

04/21/2013

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Top Bars To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Philadelphia

Even those who aren’t Irish can revel in the splendor and magic of the night in Philadelphia with these top bars to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013.

03/07/2013

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After Veto, Councilman Drops Plan For Huge Billboard Near Vine St. Expressway

Councilman Mark Squilla says he lacks clarification on whether a wall wrap on the old Electric Factory building would, as opponents claimed, jeopardize federal highway funding.

01/31/2013

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Councilman May Try To Override Mayor’s Veto of Full-Building Electronic Billboard

Mayor Nutter has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the owner of the old Electric Factory bill to drape electronic advertising on the building’s sides. But, the idea may not yet be dead.

01/28/2013

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Top Philly Concerts To Look Forward To In 2013

It’s time to look forward to the excitement that a new year brings, and this includes a whole slew of concerts.

12/20/2012

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Police Investigate Possible Overdoses At Local Concert Venue

Police are investigating nine possible overdoses at a Center City concert venue.

12/02/2012

Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers

Local Group To Reunite For Reunion Show On Black Friday

On Black Friday night, Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers reunite to headline at the Electric Factory.

11/18/2012

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Advertising On Electric Factory Building Battle Returns To City Council

The long-running battle over outdoor advertising on the old Electric Factory site at 7th and Callowhill Streets is returning to City Council.

11/18/2012

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Springsteen To Set Milestone In Philadelphia Over Labor Day Weekend

When Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band come to perform at Citizens Bank Park on September 3-4, they’ll become the first live act to perform in every possible major live venue in Philadelphia.

08/14/2012

(City councilman Frank DiCicco, who sponsored the "spot zoning" that would have allowed the wall wrap.  File photo from City of Phila. TV)

Spring Garden St. ‘Wall Wrap’ Ad Is Dead on Mayor Nutter’s Veto

First District councilman Frank DiCicco, in his final Council meeting before retiring, wasn’t surprised to receive the mayor’s veto of the bill that would have changed the zoning to allow the wall wrap ad.

12/15/2011

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Council Hears Arguments For And Against Proposed Wall Billboard

Plans for a large “wall wrap” billboard on a building that faces Vine Street Expressway prompted debate Tuesday in City Council.

11/02/2011

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