And the flag is only part of the celebration.
The ceremony served as a reminder on just how to handle Old Glory when it shouldn’t be used anymore.
The cubs will stay at the zoo for about two years before they are moved to other zoos around the country.
Dozens gathered as Nutter hoisted the ceremonial sledgehammer and tapped the first keg of Philly Beer Week.
After the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, the NCAA fined Penn State $60 million and nullified 111 of Paterno’s wins as coach.
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.
“They’re trying to make sense for the public, to make it simple for them,” Dr. Antony Benedetto said.
The 32-year-old mixed-martial artist from center city Philadelphia is now suing the sex shop and the makers of the gel for $50,000.
After a one year hiatus, the Schuylkill Banks Riverboat Tours are back, giving people a glimpse of some of the gems along what’s called “Philadelphia’s Hidden River.”
Area restaurants duked it out Sunday in the 3rd Annual Burger Brawl.
Crowds gathered at Clark Park in West Philadelphia on Sunday to watch break dancers from the organization Hip Hop Fundamentals give a history lesson about civil rights in America through dance.
The Equality forum hosted its international equality dinner on Saturday Night at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
Simon Whitehouse started his run at Central Park in New York on Saturday morning. He finished on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia with a run up the steps of the Art Museum.
Philabundance hosted its 3rd Annual Cupcake Smash on Saturday, an event to raise money for the organization as it tries to address hunger issues in the Delaware Valley.
At the 5th Annual Storybook Ball kids dressed up as their favorite storybook character.
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