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.
It’s not your grandfather’s wheelchair that Ryan Chalmers has been rolling across the United States, but a sleek racing model.
A few dozen gun rights advocates rallied in Philadelphia’s Love Park and then marched down Market Street on Saturday to protest a City ordinance that bans the carrying of firearms in parks and recreation centers, even if the guns are legal.
A project more than a decade in the works finally came to fruition Monday when city officials, organizers, and hundreds of residents cut the ribbon on Philadelphia’s new skatepark.
Members of a few different groups attended the rally calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons.
Chris broadcasts from Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida at Phillies Spring Training. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuea, 2B Chase Utley and President Dave Montgomery. He also speaks with Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine..
Rallies were held around the world today including here in Philadelphia demanding an end to violence against women.
“Get the money out of politics!” chanted members of nearly two dozen organizations in Love Park.
Mayor Nutter visited the vendors to close out the Christmas Village that popped up on JFK Plaza on Thanksgiving, with mostly German-based goods sold in little wooden huts through Christmas Eve.
Anyone who visits Manhattan around the holidays knows the smell: food carts roasting chestnuts. It’s a tradition of sorts in the Big Apple, but not so in Philadelphia.
Little news fans turned out at the Christmas Village in Love Park, Philadelphia on Saturday, Dec. 15th, 2012.
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Andrisani gathered her friends and neighbors to sing Christmas songs in LOVE Park in exchange for donations for the Make A Wish Foundation.