“Our first sisters came from our mother house in Steyl, Holland, so the occasion we’re actually celebrating is the anniversary of their arrival,” says Sister Mary Caritas (center).
If you bring a new unwrapped toy or book for the kids to Eastern State Penitentiary, the historic site will grant a second tour admission free of charge. The toy drive is a partnership between Eastern State and Philadelphia FIGHT’s Institute for Community Justice.
For no reason whatsoever last week, 24-year-old Shane Carey was savagely beaten in Center City Philadelphia by a group of thugs. The beating left him with a fractured jaw. The story has gotten very little media attention, barely a blip on the radar.
Paris fashion week may have just ended, but Philadelphia’s Project HOME showed off its own high style collection Thursday outside of its Homespun Boutique in Fairmount.
A new program that lets folks rent bicycles for short periods of time is on its way to Philadelphia.
The Fairmount Water Works is hosting a party tomorrow and it didn’t have to go far for a theme.
Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount opens the gates to “Terror Behind The Walls” Friday night for the 24th year.
The haunted attraction known as “Terror Behind the Walls” opens September 19th.
Demolition has begun on Rodin Square, which will house a new Whole Foods among other things.
About 1,500 customers are without power Monday night at an apartment building in Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood.
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A woman was found dead inside her apartment at the Philadelphian Apartment Building on Pennsylvania Avenue by the Art Museum.
The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.
Twenty-three-year-old Sergio Santiago was reportedly taken into police custody on Wednesday, April 2 – just three days after the body of 17-year-old Antonio Flores was found inside an apartment on the 1600 block of Wallace Street.
Police say they are looking for a man in connection with the shooting death of a Philadelphia teen.