Old City Philadelphia
A spokeswoman says Washington’s letter restating his now-famous famous words, “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,” underscored his committment to freedom.
Hadas reports this week on a new burger stand in Reading Terminal Market with a charitable mission, a pop-up beer garden coming to center city Philadelphia in conjunction with the Flower Show, and tips for what to serve at your Super Bowl party.
The nation’s Democratic legislative leaders are in town this week, working on their policy agenda for the 114th Congress.
Betsy Ross would have been 263 years old on New Year’s Day.
The tree was dedicated to the founding father of the museum, philanthropist Gerry Lenfest (at left in photo).
The quirky little museum near Independence Mall hopes to attract more visitors with a free, interactive “Welcome Gallery” that opens to the public today.
Melissa Alam, the owner, is naming it The Hive.
The City of Philadelphia held a patriotic ceremony today in Old City today to remember the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks thirteen years ago.
The renovations and upgrades cost approximately $475,000. The building was heavily damaged by fire last September.
As demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.
The judge, noting that one victim suffered some permanent injuries, said the defendant, Santos Centeno, is lucky he isn’t facing a murder conviction.
Jason Cichonski was quickly eliminated in this season’s “Top Chef” TV competition. Not dwelling on that, he is opening his second Philadelphia restaurant.
The fire last September, which started in the engine of an ambulance parked in one of the bays, left the Ben Franklin firehouse heavily charred.
New meets old. Development and redevelopment projects are in the works near 3rd and Market Streets in Old City. And something that is not so common in the historic district….chain stores.
Volunteers were helping beautify Independence National Park on Saturday after the partial government shutdown left the area covered in leaves and debris.