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Logan Circle

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Homeless Man Arrested For Logan Circle Sex Assault

On Wednesday, police announced they’d arrested a homeless man, Nico Natividad, for the alleged crime.

07/23/2014

(Cranford Coulter.  Photo provided)

Montco Man Sidesteps Personal Adversity To Continue Mission of Feeding Homeless

Every Thursday, Cranford Coulter spends the day in his kitchen preparing gallons of homemade soup. Every Thursday night, he feeds hundreds of homeless people in Philadelphia. He almost lost his own home.

06/19/2014

(Kids follow the movements of birds of paradise performing a mating dance on a huge video screen.  Photo by John McDevitt)

“Birds of Paradise” Show at Acad. of Natural Sciences Includes Mating Dance Simulator

A new exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences takes you on a journey to the rainforest of New Guinea and the land of the exotic “birds of paradise.”

05/02/2014

(City officials listen as developer Don Peebles, at lectern, briefs reporters on his plans for the old Family Court building at 18th and Vine.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Developer Describes Luxury Hotel For Old Philadelphia Family Court Building

Developer Don Peebles said he will purchase the building from the city for $4.5 million and will spend another $85 million renovating it.

02/18/2014

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Police Searching For Man Who Tried To Rob Philadelphia Hallmark Store — With A Card

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.

01/30/2014

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Diner En Blanc To Return To Philadelphia In Summer 2013

Last year, thousands signed up for the all-white dinner party, which eventually happened at the Swann Fountain in Logan Circle.

05/07/2013

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Top Upcoming Spring Festivals And Events In Philadelphia

This spring, there are numerous festivals and events throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.You might want to start planning your calendar now.

03/18/2013

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Another Exciting Finish To Philadelphia Bike Race

The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.

06/03/2012

(Volunteers plant flowers and greenery at Logan Circle.  Credit: Ian Bush)

Horticultural Society, Volunteers Planting Thousands of New Plants Along Parkway

“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.

05/09/2012

(The Swann Memorial Fountain, in the center of Logan Circle, at 19th and Race Streets.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Positively Philadelphia: Springtime Spotlight on Public Artworks

“Site Seeing” is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.

04/01/2012

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Philadelphia’s Academy of Natural Sciences Goes Gratefully Under Drexel’s Wing

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.

05/20/2011

(Photos by John Ostapkovich)

Makeover Begins For ‘Sister Cities’ Park, Just Off Logan Circle

Philadelphia’s “Sister Cities Park,” on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the “wow” factor in mind.

05/10/2011

(Renee Freeman, at KYW studios on Thursday.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Party Honoring Organ Donors Is Friday Night On Ben Franklin Parkway

“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.”

04/07/2011

It’s the 241st St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Philadelphia

“St. Patrick, bless our religious sisters who serve, inspire and educate” is the theme of this year’s parade.

03/13/2011

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