Foundry That Cast Liberty Bell To Close In MayThe London England bell foundry that made bells around world, including the Liberty Bell, since the 1500s is closing its doors for good in May.
Newspaper Columnist Fights Off Thief In Old City Hotel RoomNew York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof fought with and restrained a burglary suspect he found in his room at the Franklin Hotel who tried to steal his wife's purse.
Independence Historical Park Visitor's GuideHere are some important tips on visiting the city’s most popular and most important historical landmarks at Independence National Historical Park.
Freedom Fighters Remembered, History Lessons Taught On Independence MallMemorial Day is the time to remember those who died defending our freedom, including those who served in our nation's very first Army.
Suspects Armed With AK-47 Rob Man Of iPhone, Wallet In Society HillPolice are searching for two suspects who used an AK-47 to rob a man of his wallet and iPhone a short distance from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia To Show Some 'Brotherly Love' To DNC CommitteePhiladelphia is one of five cities vying to host the 2016 DNC, and nearly 20 members of the site committee will be here next Wednesday and Thursday.
Federal Study Shows History Still Big Economic Engine For Philadelphia A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city's economy.
Descendants Of Declaration Of Independence Signers Tap The Liberty BellThe annual tradition involving one of the most enduring symbols of this country's freedom took place Friday.
Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyIn celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience PhiladelphiaWhether it's a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city's great history to it's food and culture.
Developer Hoping To Appease National Park Service With Condo Design For 5th & WalnutBecause of its proximity to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Park Service is getting involved in the project.
Violence In Venezuela Sparks Protests In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia's Venezuelan community rallied on Independence Mall on Sunday to call attention to growing unrest in Caracas and the death of three student protestors there.