Longtime Philadelphia City Councilman Frank Rizzo was the surprise loser in the recent Republican primary. He’s back at work, saying he’s ready to move on after his elected duties are over, later this year.
Three candidates for public office in Philadelphia can stay on the ballot, even though they’re, technically, retiring in order to collect a pension payment under the controversial DROP program.
There were oral arguments held before a Philadelphia judge on whether two City Council members, a city commissioner, and a mayoral candidate were eligible to remain on their respective ballots.
The Republican City Committee of Philadelphia meets Tuesday night to endorse candidates for the May GOP primary, and among those not expected to be endorsed is an incumbent city councilman, Frank Rizzo Jr.
A well known Philadelphian is the first woman whose mug appears on a beer glass at a popular restaurant and bar in Old City.
Councilman Frank DiCicco says he regrets enrolling in the controversial pension plan, and he has introduced a bill which allows any city worker to opt out of DROP.
One of this area’s most prolific political fund raisers has died.
A bill aimed at getting rogue tow truck operators in line has moved out of a City Council committee — but not without a little fireworks.
Philadelphia has many murals, thanks in part to the Mural Arts Program, which has produced a wide variety of works in partnership with many organizations across the city. Travel around town, and be sure to look up at the dazzling walls you see across the cityscape!