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(Ben Franklin's beer tankard, right, sits alongside a broken remnant of a commoner's clay beer mug at the Philadelphia History Museum.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Beer-Tasting Event Caps Philadelphia History Museum’s Brewing Exhibition

As part of its ongoing exhibition of craft brewing in Philadelphia, a center city museum on Thursday night is hosting a beer tasting event with three local experts who will talk about the city’s centuries-long love affair with beer.

01/24/2013

(Among those taking part in today's groundbreaking were Suzanne Biemiller of Mayor Nutter's staff, second from left; Cynthia MacLeod, superintendent of Independence National Historic Park, center; and Donald Kimelman, managing director of Philadelphia programs at the Pew Charitable Trust, far right.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Ground Broken For New Benj. Franklin Museum In Old City Philadelphia

When completed, the new Benjamin Franklin Museum will be underground — below the area known as “Franklin Court,” just off Fourth and Market Streets.

10/24/2011

(David Bardeen, Shawn Fagan, Catharine K. Slusar, and Geneviève Perrier in Arden Theatre Company’s production of "Wanamaker’s Pursuit."  Photo provided)

Theatre Review: ‘Wanamaker’s Pursuit,’ At The Arden

The Arden Theatre is wrapping up its mainstage season with a new work set in the early years of the John Wanamaker department store.

04/08/2011

(Family members stand alongside plaques dedicated to their relatives.  Photo by Michelle Durham)

Plaques Dedicated For Victims Of 1910 Philadelphia Fire

Thirteen firefighters and one police officer lost their lives in the line of duty during the Friedlander Leather Remnants factory fire on December 21st and 22nd, 1910, after walls collapsed on first responders.

12/08/2010

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