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.
It’s a ducky way to help a Philadelphia animal shelter raise $40,000 to replace a failed kennel drainage system.
Reps. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia) and Steve McCarter (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) made the announcement on the introduction of H.B. 1686, the Pennsylvania Marriage Equality Act.
City officials, as well as those who work to serve those who face this heartbreaking situation, gathered at LOVE Park Tuesday afternoon.
Police say a man shot at least eight times following a robbery attempt in Philadelphia’s LOVE Park has died.
While the R&B, rap and rock bands played on, organizers gathered petition signatures at Love Park Tuesday, urging that cuts to music and arts programs in Philadelphia schools be restored.
The sweltering heat didn’t stop thousands of people from attending City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s Annual Birthday Bash for the Homeless at Love Park.
A group of protesters took their message mobile, marching through the city streets to Independence Hall.
The “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman has sparked protests in cities across the country, including Philadelphia.
“It was apparent that over time it made much more sense financially to sell the garage than to continue to own it and get that million or so dollars a year,” budget director Rebecca Rhynhart said.
An estimated eleven percent of Philadelphia’s workforce has some kind of disability, and city officials are trying to spread the word that they make great employees.
Members of the Service Employees International Union held the immigration reform rally Saturday afternoon in LOVE Park.