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.
Mayor Nutter now says using city dollars for the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will not happen.
Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Many tourist were disappointed as sites run by the federal government were closed due to the government shutdown.
Chris reviews yesterday’s 4th of July festivities in Philadelphia and the continuing political strife in Egypt. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Kevin Nealon, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence participated in the annual ceremonial Independence Day bell tapping ceremony at the Liberty Bell on Thursday.
The Cuban president’s daughter is in Philadelphia to participate in a panel discussion and to receive an award for her gay rights activism.
There’s a lot of Philadelphia in the new design, from Ben Franklin to Independence Hall, the Declaration of Independence, and the Liberty Bell. But it’s really all about thwarting counterfeiters.
About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.
Carlos Balsas, 41, was ordered to stand trial on charges stemming from his January 26th comment.
Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against a Tempe, Arizona man, who is accused of telling security officers he had explosives while visiting the Liberty Bell on Independence Mall Saturday morning.
Philadelphia police say a man in custody after allegedly threatening to blow up the Liberty Bell Saturday morning.
Independence Day in Philadelphia wouldn’t be complete without the annual tapping of the Liberty Bell.
The Independence Day bell tapping honors the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the 56 signers.
Each year, Philadelphia strives to create a bigger and better party to celebrate the 4th of July holiday.