Local Leaders Expected To Speak During DNC... BrieflyA speechwriter is honing their message down to a minute or two, each. Desmond wants to emphasize the good going forward.
Sitcom Star Gets Serious About Politics While Visiting PhiladelphiaOn the TV show Will and Grace, about a gay man and his female best friend, actress Debra Messing played politics strictly for laughs, but this election season she is deadly serious.
Philadelphia Declares July 19th "Jerry Pinkney Day"Celebrated children's book illustrator Jerry Pinkney got a special honor in his hometown on Tuesday: Philadelphia declared it "Jerry Pinkney Day."
'Real, Everyday' Philadelphia Natives Named Speakers For DNCAlong with the headliners, there will be plenty of lower-profile speakers at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week. Four Philadelphians are on the card for Tuesday night.
Philadelphia's Office Of Supportive Housing Gets New NameThe city office that provides services to Philadelphia's homeless has a new name: The Office of Homeless Services.
Mayor Kenney's Promise Of 'Community Schools' Gets Step Closer To Realityine Philadelphia public schools have been chosen to test a big idea.
Permit Applications Now Available Allowing Bars And Restraunts To Sell Liquor After 2 AM During DNCPhiladelphia will turn in to "the city that never sleeps" during the Democratic National Convention.
DNC Host Committee Still Millions Shy Of Fundraising GoalThe Democratic National Convention held in Philadelphia is just 10 days away.
New Study Highlights Patterns In People Moving In And Out Of PhillyPhiladelphians have gotten a lot more mobile, in recent years, and a new study by the Pew Trusts has found some intriguing patterns.
Local Non-Profit Leader To Head DHSHe introduced the new commissioner this morning to a room packed with advocates and providers.
Republican Candidate For Vacant Fattah Seat Gets Unlikely EndorsementHistory and math suggest that the democratic candidate for former congressman Chakka Fattah's seat is a shoe-in for election. But the republican got a boost today from an unlikely source.
Mayor Kenney To Name Human Services CommissionerMore than six months after taking office, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has finally completed his cabinet.

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