For the second time this week, the Philadelphia Fire Department has gotten a nice donation for smoke detectors. But this time, it’s for people who can’t hear the regular ones.
A hidden facet of a Philadelphia landmark will host a unique musical event on Saturday.
It will be performed Saturday afternoon in a drained and dry former pool inside the Fairmount Water Works, with the river just outside windows that will back light the singers.
About 40 activists braved snow and cold during the noon hour outside a center city office tower, to protest a fracking-related project at the headquarters of the firm behind it.
The number of nuns at the Monastery of the Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary, on Haddon Avenue, had fallen to four, and the order made a change of address.
“This is not something we get every day, ” said fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers at the presentation of a check for $59,110 from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
Books are not only windows to a new world, but a powerful mental exercise that is especially effective with the pre-Kindergarten crowd.
School children get first dibs on Wednesday, seeing the replica of George Washington’s oval headquarters tent at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
Eagles’ tight end Brent Celek coached the “Eagles” side of the room, and Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord the “Cowboys,” as both teams of students were tested with questions about the world of money.
As the holiday shopping season begins, there’s a new perspective on the relationship each of us has with companies.
Change is coming to South Philadelphia’s iconic 9th Street Italian Market, now to be managed by the market’s merchants.
The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center has a temporary exhibit showing the “water footprint” of a traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Jermaine and Jeffrey, two pit-bull-Laborador-mix littermates, have a special bond.
The shots that killed President Kennedy 50 years ago tomorrow changed the nation in many profound ways. One was that television became the go-to place for news.
As we look at this area’s connection to the assassination of President Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago Friday, we look back on a piece of the story that almost got away.