Pennsylvania Convention Center

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Labor Battle Brewing At Pa. Convention Center

Union Carpenters and Teamsters signed a new agreement with the Convention Center today, but Center officials say it’s too late and their employment there will end after tomorrow.

05/09/2014

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Some Unions Agree to Relaxed Work Rules at Pa. Conventon Center

The agreement allows exhibitors to do more for themselves.

05/06/2014

Doors open at the Broad Street Run Expo. Happy runners unaware of labor strife hours before. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Carpenters Union, Convention Center Agree To Contract Extension

The Carpenters Union has ended a brief strike against the Convention Center and has agreed to a contract extension until May 10th.

05/02/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Runners Get Set For 35th Annual Broad Street Run

The largest ten-mile race in the U-S hits the ground running for the 35th time Sunday morning, as participants and spectators get set for the annual Broad Street Run.

05/02/2014

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Carpenters Union On Strike At Pennsylvania Convention Center

After negations talks fell apart, the carpenters’ union at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is out on strike.

05/01/2014

(Dr. Barbara Koppel and Dr. Gary Gronseth, seated, at a session of the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Medical Marijuana Inconclusive, Neurologists’ Meeting in Philadelphia is Told

“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.

04/28/2014

Phila antiques show chair Nancy Kneeland is shown a piece by dealer Enrique Goytizolo. (Credit: John McDevitt)

The Philadelphia Antiques Show Kicks Off 53rd Year

The 53rd annual Philadelphia Antiques Show is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through Tuesday April 29th.

04/26/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

Philadelphia Antiques Show Begins This Week

The Philadelphia Antiques Show returns this week for the 53rd year in a row.

04/21/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City’s New “Portfolio Model” Of School Governance Comes In For Harsh Criticism

Philadelphia’s new “portfolio model” of school governance came in for some harsh criticism at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

04/05/2014

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Philadelphia Flower Show Opens To The Public

Relief from this unusually tough winter arrived Saturday with the opening of the Philadelphia Flower Show to the public.

03/01/2014

Honda blind spot camera screen
(credit: Ian Bush)

New Vehicle Model May Offer Cure For Blind Spots While Driving

With backup cameras getting more common, the next frontier looks to be a cure for blind spots.

02/15/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Auto Show To Keep Doors Open Despite Snow

Getting to the Pennsylvania Convention Center might be the hardest part, especially if your visit is to research a replacement for a ride that’s worse for wear.

02/12/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Hundreds of Thousands Expected As Philadelphia Auto Show Opens

The Philadelphia Auto Show opens Saturday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, allowing you to feast your eyes on concept, classic, luxury, and exotic cars.

02/07/2014

(credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

Tattoo Arts Convention Gets Ready To Ink Up Philadelphia This Weekend

The annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention is drawing thousands to the Pennsylvania Convention center this weekend.

01/31/2014

(credit: John McDevitt)

Thousands Of Librarians In Town For Mid-Winter Conference

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

01/25/2014

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