Dozens of demonstrators gathered at Love Park on Saturday forming a human chain in an attempt to make the public aware of the unrest and violence happening in Venezuela.
Councilman Jim Kenney suggested that the renovation of Love Park include a section for skateboarders, who once flocked there from around the world.
The mayor had proposed selling the garage beneath Love Park and then using city money to renovate the park itself. Council president Clarke proposed turning much of the park over to new restaurants, with money from those leases paying for the renovation.
A group of Fairmount Park advocates says that Council president Darrell Clarke’s plan to put restaurants in Love Park would turn that famed site into “a food court.”
The debate over who will pay for renovations at Love Park is expected to continue after City Council members return from their winter break in late January.
The temperatures were in the low 60′s, which had those taking in the sights and sounds of the holiday season all smiles in Center City.
The crèche is a Christian tradition containing statues representing the baby Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem.
In Philadelphia, there are many ways to enjoy caroling — whether as an observer or an active singer.
City Council President Darrell Clarke today is unveiling his plan to remake the famed Love Park in Center City.
Police say two women had to be separated after the skirmish broke out.
This year, those heading to the city’s Christmas Village can not only pick up a bag of fresh mistletoe — they can also share a kiss underneath it.
For the sixth year, the Christmas Village will bring holiday music and shopping to LOVE Park in Center City beginning on Thanksgiving Day.
Mayor Nutter on Thursday transmitted to City Council a bill to sell the underground garage to a Chicago firm called InterPark for nearly $30 million. But the measure was never formally introduced, and Nutter’s spokesman Mark McDonald says that pushed the deal to next year.
The holiday season just isn’t official until the trees have been lit downtown. Here are some of the area’s best tree lighting events and ceremonies.
Members of the Wissahickon Boys and Girls Club and Friendship Williams Masonic Lodge in Jenkintown were among those pitching in.