It was the 200th anniversary of the historic gathering to draft a constitution that would define the morals and goals of a new country.
Memorial Day is the time to remember those who died defending our freedom, including those who served in our nation’s very first Army.
The new show, running at the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the decades-long career of celebrity and fashion photographer Richard Avedon.
Philadelphia is one of five cities to test out a high-tech bench that allows the public to participate in the measurement of air quality and weather information.
The police department says the exercise will start about 5pm in the area of 6th and Market Streets, and will run till about 9pm.
If KYW Newsradio moves its studios to a new Philadelphia location — it must be March.
A spokeswoman says Washington’s letter restating his now-famous famous words, “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,” underscored his committment to freedom.
Folks packed onto Independence Mall to watch Opera Philadelphia’s performance of the Barber of Seville Saturday.
Peace Day, as established by the United Nations, is September 21. In Philadelphia there’s a week of lectures, service projects and concerts leading up to next Sunday.
Pro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.
“Get off your iPhone!” Doreen Taylor advises. “When I was a kid, my parents packed us all into a car, drove us cross country, and we saw every single national park that we could.”
Vice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace.
Today at noon, Wawa will be giving out FIVE TONS of hoagies in honor of Wawa Welcome America Hoagie Day to “celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of deliciousness.”
It took a monumental effort to get the President’s House exhibit open on Independence Mall four years ago, and now advocates are promising another campaign to get it operating properly.
You can take a stroll through Philadelphia of decades past in a new book that sprung mostly from its author’s collection of old postcards.