Old City Philadelphia
An emotional Mayor Nutter said he had “a very heartfelt” phone conversation with Kendall Kless in upstate New York, in which he expressed his condolences for the beating death of her son Kevin, 23.
AAA Mid-Atlantic is out with a survey that finds more and more motorists are putting off buying a new car, opting instead to go the repair route.
Lisa Acker Moulder, director of the Betsy Ross House, says that from December 26th through 31st, they’ll be hosting free historic chocolate-making demonstrations.
Shane Confectionery, at 110 Market Street, dates to 1863. It is reopening now under the ownership of Eric and Ryan Berley, who also run the Franklin Fountain a few doors away.
This windy Friday created some scary moments for a woman pushing her baby in a carriage in this morning near Independence Hall.
When completed, the new Benjamin Franklin Museum will be underground — below the area known as “Franklin Court,” just off Fourth and Market Streets.
With the Phillies out of the playoffs, the Eagles on bye, and the Sixers in a labor dispute, the bars are feeling the pinch.
Emergency dispatchers say the accident happened at a construction site at 5th and Chestnut Streets just after 1 PM.
Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.
The Delaware Valley is about to be baked in a weeklong heat wave, and a local automotive repair expert notes that the extreme heat is not only tough on people, it’s tough on cars.
The National Park Service is opening the bidding process for a new 10-year lease on the landmark property at 2nd and Walnut Streets.
The city’s horse-and-carriage companies had to take a day off on Thursday because of the excessive heat.
Council unanimously approved developer Robert Ambrosi’s plans for a combination hotel-condo-retail complex in Old City, at 4th and Race Streets, the site of the former Pincus Brothers Maxwell clothing factory.
The Arden Theatre has raised the curtain on another play by multi-award-winning playwright Tracy Letts, this one titled “Superior Donuts.”
“This is absolutely delicious,” said a George Washington reënactor after plowing into a honkin’ piece of chocolate mousse birthday cake served up by Martha.