“We have roughly 40 days before one of the most important elections in the state will take place,” said NAACP local vice president Rodney Muhammad.
The hope is to open the arts to those who may never have been able to afford it before.
The largest of the seven projects, costing $32 million, is to shore up the cabling that powers SEPTA’s entire Regional Rail system.
Federal authorities have charged a man with being part of a theft ring that preyed on people who left wallets and purses in their cars at parks, gyms and ball fields all over the Philadelphia area.
The quirky little museum near Independence Mall hopes to attract more visitors with a free, interactive “Welcome Gallery” that opens to the public today.
The group is called Prosecutors Against Gun Violence and they’ve planned a summit in Atlanta next month.
Today is the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia — but a new survey finds Americans know surprising little about the document.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
The virus causes fever, body aches, coughing, sneezing, and difficulty breathing, especially in children with asthma.
A huge expansion is planned for the aviation museum at the old Willow Grove Naval Air Station, one that sponsors say would turn it into a major attraction for the region, drawing a million visitors a year.
The hulking, high-rise public housing that had been sitting vacant on a Germantown street for three years is now gone. Officials imploded the Queen Lane Apartments Saturday morning.
“I always say, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is my biggest influence,” Lynch noted as he visited his alma mater, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Abortion rights groups rallied in Love Park Tuesday afternoon to demand federal funding for abortions.
Dilworth Park is dedicated to former Phialdelphia Mayor Richardson Dilworth.
3,000 runners took to the streets Saturday for the first-ever “Philly 10K” — and the unusual course was an instant hint.