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(credit: John McDevitt)

Top Spots To Sunbathe In Philadelphia

Sunshine is a cure for the blues and it provides Vitamin D, plus plenty of other benefits. If you don’t or can’t commute out of the city, here are a few places to help you catch some rays.

06/27/2014

(One gallery of the PAFA student exhibition.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Top Date Ideas For Art Lovers In Philadelphia

Whether you love paintings, sculptures or music and murals, here are some of the top places you can visit in Philly.

04/08/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Tussling Over Love Park Plan as City Council OKs Sale of Underground Garage

Council president Darell Clarke is voicing opposition to a councilman’s plan that would let skateboarders back in an area of the park once the makeover is finished.

03/13/2014

(Ryan Chalmers.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Wheelchair Athlete Stops In Philadelphia, Nearing Goal of Cross-Country Roll

It’s not your grandfather’s wheelchair that Ryan Chalmers has been rolling across the United States, but a sleek racing model.

06/11/2013

(Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans takes a turn at the supersize "Angry Birds" game during a pep rally in Love Park.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Eagles, Enjoying Fans’ Love Today, Say They’ll Be Angry Birds On Sunday

Alongside the Love Park fountain, dyed green for the occasion, Eagles players and fans took turns on an oversized “Angry Birds” game.

09/04/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

”Top Chef” Road Show Pays A Call on Philadelphia

Philadelphia chef Jennifer Carroll (far right) was one of the Top Chef alumni participating in the “Top Chef Tour.”

05/30/2012

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Landmarks Go Purple For Lupus Awareness

Purple is the color of lupus awareness, and some area landmarks were lighted or colored purple — including the water in the fountain of Love Park.

05/24/2012

(Love Park, at 15th and JFK Blvd., in file photo)

Nutter’s Next Budget Includes $20 Million For Love Park Makeover

Mayor Nutter wants City Hall to make JFK Plaza more user friendly.

03/09/2012

(Damien Pileggi and John Adams in the Rival Bros. coffee truck.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A High-End Café on Wheels, An Italian Beer Bistro, and ‘Latkepalooza’

“I’m John Adams and I’m Damien Pileggi from Rival Brothers Coffee Roasters, and here’s What’s Cooking on 1060!”

12/09/2011

(Photo by John McDevitt)

Famous Philadelphia Fountain Goes Purple For Lupus Awareness

The water in the fountain at Love Park in center city Philadelphia was purple on Tuesday as Philadelphia threw its support behind World Lupus Day.

05/24/2011

Love Park's Visitor Center to Become a Branch Office

There’s a little bit of love coming to the eyesore of a visitors’ center in Love Park (JFK Plaza).

09/07/2010

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