North Broad Street
Crews battled a fire overnight at a Philadelphia restaurant with apartments above it.
The intersection of Broad and Vine Streets, for example: four lanes westbound and five lanes eastbound, including two that serve as the onramp to an interstate highway.
Developer Eric Blumenfeld, president of Eric Blumenfeld Realty Management says construction work on the Divine Lorraine may have been dormant over the past year, but that doesn’t mean his company hasn’t been making plans.
A new agency is hoping to do for North Broad Street what the “Avenue of the Arts” has done for South Broad, according to City Council president Darrell Clarke.
A Philadelphia synagogue and a church engage in a friendly beer-brewing competition this weekend, and Old City hosts the first “Night Market” of 2014 next Thursday.
The possibility of a casino on North Broad Street, near Callowhill, is prompting a move in Philadelphia City Council to stave off new pawn shops, payday loan operations, and other shady credit businesses in that area.
Approximately 100 people were evacuated after a fire at a shelter in Philadelphia early Monday morning.
“The masts are 50-foot-tall, stainless steel columns, with a steel mesh, And they’re lit from the inside, ” explains Streets Department chief engineer Darin Gatti.
Philadelphia Police say the suspect who violently attacked a 75-year-old man in a gas station, robbed an 18-year-old female one hour later.
Police say a man who was shot multiple times lost control of his pickup truck and collided with another vehicle while driving himself to the hospital in North Philadelphia.
The columns stood by the entrance of Einstein for nearly 100 years, until a project to open access to the hospital from Broad Street forced their removal.
Officials say five small fire were intentionally set on floors inside what will be the residential tower of Morgan Hall, at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Hadas Kuznits reports on a chef competition featuring kosher cooking, a New Jersey farm that’s making fresh cheeses in Reading Terminal Market, and a new Philadelphia food truck featuring waffles!
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is reminding prospective developers that the deadline to apply for Philadelphia’s second casino license is just three weeks away.
More development could be coming soon to the North Broad Street corridor, by the developer who recently purchased the Divine Lorraine Hotel.