Love Park

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NJ High School Students Explore Center City For Final Calculus Exam

A group of about 50 students from Seneca High School in Tabernacle, New Jersey were all smiles while taking their final calculus exam.

06/08/2014

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Health: “I Will Listen” Campaign Aimed At Helping Those Struggling With Mental Health Issues

Millions of families struggle with mental health issues. Doctors say they often feel ashamed or embarrassed. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on an event today aimed at fighting the stigma.

06/03/2014

(Illustration by Ed Fischer)

Advertising On City-Owned Properties In Philadelphia Moves Closer To Reality

This week brings a deadline for advertising agencies to submit their ideas to the Nutter Administration on how to put ads on city properties and vehicles.

05/12/2014

Andy Maunder, President and tour guide for Awfully Nice Tours poses next to private tour van. (Credit: Dan Majka)

Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience Philadelphia

Whether 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.

04/23/2014

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Broad Street Run Kick Off Event Held At Love Park

Philadelphia’s 35th annual Broad Street Run is taking place on May 4th and Mayor Michael Nutter was among those getting the word out in Love Park Tuesday afternoon.

04/22/2014

(One gallery of the PAFA student exhibition.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Top Date Ideas For Art Lovers In Philadelphia

Whether you love paintings, sculptures or music and murals, here are some of the top places you can visit in Philly.

04/08/2014

(Students from Pine Forge Academy sort sneakers given away to the homeless in Philadelphia's Love Park on Thursday.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Volunteers Distribute 5,000 Pairs of Sneakers To Homeless in Center City

Volunteers from New York, Philadelphia and the suburbs delivered something for the “soles” of the homeless on Thursday.

03/20/2014

(US Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., addresses an Affordable Care Act signup rally in Love Park.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Organizers Urging Philadelphians To Beat Obamacare Signup Deadline

Philadelphia has one of the highest rates of signup, but advocates are not resting until the March 31st deadline passes.

03/18/2014

(File photo: Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke speaks to reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Tussling Over Love Park Plan as City Council OKs Sale of Underground Garage

Council president Darell Clarke is voicing opposition to a councilman’s plan that would let skateboarders back in an area of the park once the makeover is finished.

03/13/2014

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Dozens Rally At Love Park To Protest Venezuelan Government

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.

03/08/2014

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Councilman Wants Renovated Love Park To Include a Skate Park

Councilman Jim Kenney suggested that the renovation of Love Park include a section for skateboarders, who once flocked there from around the world.

02/19/2014

(City officials gather in front of the iconic Robert Indiana "Love" sculpture to announce an agreement on funding for the proposed renovation of JFK Plaza, commonly known as Love Park.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter, Clarke Compromise on Funding For Love Park Renovation

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.

02/10/2014

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Group Opposes City Council President’s Plan To Put Restaurants In Love Park

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.”

02/10/2014

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Love Park Renovation Debate To Resume In January

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.

12/27/2013

Shoppers enjoy the Christmas Village in Center City on a mild December afternoon. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Winter Starts With A Spring-Like Feel In Philadelphia

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.

12/21/2013

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