Developer Don Peebles said he will purchase the building from the city for $4.5 million and will spend another $85 million renovating it.
Here’s a cheerful greeting card idea: “Give me all the money or I will kill you.” That’s apparently what the suspect who tried to rob a Philadelphia Hallmark store at 1617 JFK Boulevard last week came up with.
Last year, thousands signed up for the all-white dinner party, which eventually happened at the Swann Fountain in Logan Circle.
This spring, there are numerous festivals and events throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.You might want to start planning your calendar now.
The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.
“In the next month, the whole city will be blooming, basically from City Hall all the way to the art museum,” PHS president Drew Becher says.
“Site Seeing” is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.
The CEO of the Academy says Drexel students will be able to reap the benefits of increased access to the Academy’s huge collections of specimens and the Academy’s staff of Ph.Ds in the study of environmental science.
Philadelphia’s “Sister Cities Park,” on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the “wow” factor in mind.
“It is to raise awareness and to raise funds so that we can go into the community and dispel myths, educate the public, and raise awareness for the critical need for organ donation,” says Renee Freeman, cofounder and executive board chairman of the group “Donors are Heroes.”
“St. Patrick, bless our religious sisters who serve, inspire and educate” is the theme of this year’s parade.