Philadelphia is gearing up for this weekend’s Broad Street Run, and the city is making sure to take every precaution.
Now in the third year of a five-year, $130-million grant, the hub will finally get its own building: a retrofit.
Officials say six cars of a CSX train carrying an industrial chemical derailed in south Philadelphia, but no injuries were reported.
The winner finished the race with an unofficial time of 47 minutes flat. His name has yet to be announced. The women’s winner, Esther Erb, finished in about 56 minutes.
The new approach to education has helped the students test the their imagination.
The sun was shining and there was a crisp fall breeze, a much better day for the 2,200 walkers than the rainy day one.
Wool uniforms. Handlebar mustaches. Thick-handled bats and no gloves. It’s base ball — two words — the way it was played in the 1860′s.
Tasty Baking Co., the maker of Tastykakes and other packaged sweets, will cut 32 jobs at its former corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, a move decided upon after it was acquired by Flower Foods Inc. this year, Tasty said Friday.
More than $200 million have been spent since 1999 to protect Pennsylvania’s natural resources, as part of a little-known initiative called “Growing Greener,” which is set to expire at month’s end. Supporters gathered at Yards Brewery in Philadelphia Monday, calling for the program’s renewal.
Thousands of spectators lined the sidewalks on both sides of North Broad Street as Mayor Michael Nutter began the race for 30,000 runners.
City planners are working on a massive blueprint, called ‘The Philadelphia 2035 Comprehensive Plan’, to help everyone shape the future.
With word that GlaxoSmithKline will pack up its downtown offices and move to the Navy Yard at the end of next year, there are new worries about the office market in Center City.
Tastykake faces a financial expiration date today, as a loan payment that’s already late comes due.
The project is partially funded with federal stimulus money, but officials are warning that funding is in jeopardy.
The DRPA is getting out of the cruise business.
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