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Shofuso House open for Spring. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Shofusu Japanese House & Garden’ Opens With Cherry Blossom Season Approaching

Folks eager for nicer weather will be happy to hear that Philadelphia’s Shofusu Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park has officially opened for the season.

03/28/2015

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Police Investigate Possible Abduction In Fairmount Park

Philadelphia Police are investigating a reported abduction of a woman along the 3200 block of Sedgley Drive.

03/26/2015

(A child tries her hand at Chinese calligraphy at the Please Touch Museum, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Please Touch Museum Again Brings Lunar New Year Festivities To The Younger Set

Families at the museum are celebrating the start of the “Year of the Goat” on the Chinese calendar with a variety of themed activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

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Fairmount Park Mansions Ready For The Holiday Season

The halls are decked, the trees are glowing, and the smell of fresh-baked gingerbread is in the air.

12/03/2014

Distrito (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 11

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

11/11/2014

The 6th annual Lemon Run (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

5K Lemon Run Raises Money For Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Thousands took to Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park Sunday morning for the 6th annual Lemon Run.

11/09/2014

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Health: Thousands Expected At PurpleStride Philadelphia Supporting The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

The fight against pancreatic cancer comes to Philadelphia this weekend, with thousands of people joining the battle at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. November is Pancreatic cancer awareness month.

10/31/2014

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Car Goes Down Embankment In Fairmount Park

It happened around 6 p.m. Thursday at the 3800 block of Ford Road.

09/25/2014

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Bodies Of Two Men Found In Schuylkill River; Third Man, Also Stabbed, Recovering

Philadelphia police are investigating a stabbing, an alleged abduction and the discovery of two bodies in the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park.

08/27/2014

Couple Attacked Near Kelly Drive

Philadelphia Police are looking for the suspects who allegedly attacked a couple Sunday night.

08/18/2014

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Mother, 2 Children Confronted By Man Outside Children’s Museum

The mother, who asked we conceal her identity, told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter she was reading to her six-year-old daughter and four-year-old son on the Museum steps, only a few feet from the front door, when the man suddenly approached, began screaming and waving his hands, demanding money.

08/15/2014

Pope Francis, in file photo. (credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia

If the pontiff does come, an appearance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not a certainty.

07/28/2014

Race organizers and riders at Winnie's Le Bus on the race route

Men, Women Riders On Equal Ground At Philly Cycling Classic

It’s different from years’ past, but once again the Philly Cycling Classic focuses equally on men’s and women’s teams, with equal prize money and separate races.

05/31/2014

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Top Cheap Activities To Do With Kids In Philadelphia

When your kids need a diversion from video games and Nickelodeon TV, check out these top kid-centric activities in Philadelphia that won’t break the bank.

05/23/2014

(Strawberry Mansion, in Fairmount Park.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: The Strawberry Mansion, Beautifully Restored

Strawberry Mansion, the largest of the seven historic Fairmount Park houses, recently underwent a restoration, and you’re invited to visit.

05/18/2014

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