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.
Julian Castro greeted children at the Montgomery Early Learning Center to get a firsthand look at West Philadelphia’s federally designated “promise zone.”
Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah is finally granting interviews, again, after last week’s guilty plea by a long-time aide to charges he helped cover up campaign fraud for an unnamed elected official.
Cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway took a hit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars last weekend as the concert festival put a damper on attendance.
It was an unusual protest that shut down North 11th Street between Wallace and Fairmount Avenue on Tuesday. The protestors were using walkers and wheelchairs to block the street.
When lightning forced the audience at the ‘Made In America’ music festival to evacuate, city officials say it was the first time they got to test a plan that’s been on paper for years.
Federal health officials say they need additional documents from some 300,000 new enrollees, but advocates say language barriers and computer glitches are getting in the way.
Human trials start this week on an ebola vaccine developed by local pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
Thousands of people are expected on the Ben Franklin Parkway over the next two days for the third annual “Made in America” music festival.
The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.