City Celebrates Success In Tourism Industry, Preps For Next Big EventPhiladelphia's Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated 75 years of promoting the city on Wednesday with a party on Lincoln Financial Field. It was a fitting venue, since the next big event coming to the city is the NFL Draft.
Mayor Kenney Launches Task Force To Tackle Homelessness, PanhandlingThe Kenney administration has formed a new task force aimed at improving public spaces by tackling panhandling, street homelessness and outdoor meal programs.
Philadelphia Wants To Be Freed From Awarding Contracts To Lowest BidderWith Philadelphia getting ready to spend half a billion dollars -- possibly the largest public works project in its history -- a city council committee on Tuesday passed a group of bills to change the way the city awards contracts.
Philadelphia Officials Target Recent Flare-Up Of Hate CrimesPhiladelphia officials have put out a warning to anyone feeling emboldened to commit crimes of bias against marginalized groups.
City Takes Another Stab At Restoring Neighborhood Destroyed In MOVE BombingThe city of Philadelphia is going to -- once again -- try to rebuild the neighborhood destroyed, 31 years ago, when police dropped a bomb on a West Philadelphia house occupied by the group MOVE.
How You Can Help Fix Ben Franklin's TombstoneThere's a crack in a famous Philadelphia landmark. No, we're not talking about the Liberty Bell.
Philadelphia Marks Veterans Day With Annual Wreath-Laying CeremonyIt appeared to be a more somber affair than usual.
Mayor Kenney Gives Update On Poverty Reduction ProgramCity officials report that thousands of people have benefited from the program.
98-Year-Old Philadelphia Resident Will Vote In Her 19th Presidential ElectionMiss. Emma first voted in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1940...
Voter Turnout Efforts Get Focus As PA Campaigns Reach Home StretchThe race for U.S. Senate remains neck-and-neck in Pennsylvania, with both candidates still campaigning feverishly.
Clintons, Obamas To Hold Joint Rally In Philly Evening Before Election DayHillary Clinton will wrap up her historic campaign where she began it: Right here in Philadelphia.
City Commissioners: No Contingency Plan For Election Day If SEPTA Strike LastsWith commuting times lasting hours, because of the strike, the usual 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. hours may not work for voters.