Phila. Mayor Appoints Director Of Office Of Black Male EngagementPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has appointed a new director of the Office of Black Male Engagement.
More Beer Gardens Could Be Popping Up Across Philadelphia This SummerThis could be a bumper year for beer gardens. The city is exploring putting temporary pop-ups in 18 parks.
Tickets For City's Suite At Bruce Springsteen Concert To Benefit School DistrictMayor Jim Kenney promised to use the city's suites at sports and concert venues to benefit the School District and he's making the first tickets available to the general public for a concert this week.
The Gallery Won't Re-Open Until At Least 2018The developer is now projecting the re-opening for 2018.
Providing Pre-K For Every Philadelphia Child No Easy MatterThe Commission, created by voters in May, estimates 14,000 3-5-year-olds are already in a quality pre-school, but another 16,000 would need to be enrolled to achieve universal Pre-K.
Philadelphia Has A New Poet LaureatePhiladelphia has a new poet laureate. Mayor Jim Kenney Friday announced that the former Mural Arts Education Director will serve in the role for the next year.
Bills Coming In For January's Snowfall In Phila. More Than What Was Budgeted Philadelphia estimates the cost of plowing out of the two feet of snow that fell two weeks ago will top $8 million.
Tense Exchanges At Confirmation Hearing For Phila. City SolicitorThe nomination passed out of the Committee of the Whole and will be voted on next week.
2 City Council Republican At-Large Members Go Different Ways On Parking AuthorityPhiladelphia City Council guarantees two seats to Republicans, to insure the party is represented despite being in the political minority. But it doesn't mean they always agree.
Phila. City Council Forms Committee To Study How To Overhaul Criminal Justice SystemThe committee co-chair says it hopes to have recommendations by the fall.
Survey: Year Of Growth In 2015 For Philadelphia Area BusinessesPhiladelphia area businesses reported a banner year in 2015 and they're looking forward to more growth this year.
Philadelphia Gets New Health CommissionerHe's known for sometimes controversial public health crusades.