The end of the government shutdown means Philadelphia’s historical sites are now open for business.
The government shutdown was especially hard on people who don’t work for the government, but were still affected by the federal shutdown.
In light of the partial government shutdown, an Old City restaurant is trying to help both residents and tourists make the best of a bad situation.
Video of National Park police arresting a protestor on Independence Mall, last Friday, is causing a stir online and helping the young woman raise money for her defense fund.
About 70 protestors with the Syrian American Council took to Independence Mall on Friday afternoon to protest the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on Syrian rebels.
Independence Mall was packed Wednesday night as many gathered for an annual Fourth of July holiday tradition.
Many people were outside Saturday hoping the thunderstorms stayed away, which turned out to be the case.
On Independence Mall, bystanders got a Flag Day surprise when members of the Fastrax Skydiving Team made a grand entrance from above, carrying gigantic American flags.
And the flag is only part of the celebration.
The Bell “Huey” is a helicopter that Vietnam vets are very familiar with. It will be part of the National Constitution Center’s exhibit about the year 1968.
Celebrate Memorial Day in Philadelphia with these celebratory events.
About two dozen protesters raised signs and repeated chants this afternoon, calling for the release of Adam Kokesh and NA Poe, who were arrested at a marijuana protest near the Liberty Bell.
A group of early childhood education advocates organized a “stroller parade” on Independence Mall Saturday afternoon to draw attention to the importance of learning before kindergarten, especially among children from low income families.
The Mural Arts Program has announced a new project that takes art “beyond the wall.”
At 4:20 p.m. on April 20th, nearly 400 folks lit their joints in unison at a protest to raise awareness about the social issues that are directly related to marijuana.