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Teamsters gather outside a convention center entrance on 11th Street near Race Street.(credit: Mark Abrams)

Another Victory For Pennsylvania Convention Center In Dispute With Two Unions

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has won another round against the Carpenters and Teamsters unions. The state Labor Relations Board declined to hear the unions’ complaint.

02/03/2015

The Union selected Dzenan Catic and Eric Bird on Thursday during the MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Union Select Dzenan Catic And Eric Bird At MLS SuperDraft

The Union selected Dzenan Catic and Eric Bird at the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday.

01/15/2015

(Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky speaks to Forbes' "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Melony Roy)

Nutter Thrilled Forbes’ ‘Under 30 Summit’ Makes Philly Long-Term Home

Forbes Magazine says the annual summit — which debuted in Philadelphia — will make the City of Brotherly Love its home for the foreseeable future.

01/05/2015

(Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. File photo by John Ostapkovich.)

Philadelphia Hotel Rates and Occupancy Levels Surging Upward

Preliminary numbers for 2014 show the center city occupancy rate was at 76 percent.

01/02/2015

(Members of the Downtowners Fancy Brigade work to complete costumes and props for New Year's Day.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Working Feverishly Toward Thursday’s Show

It’s a last-minute flurry of feathers as the eleven Fancy Brigades complete their extravagant pieces that will adorn their indoor performances on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2014

American Heart Association's Jason Ware makes announcement as Mayor Nutter applauds (along with 1200 others at PHLCVB's annual luncheon) (credit: Steve Tawa)

American Heart Association Latest Example Of Success At Pa. Convention Center

Landing one of the largest conventions in the nation is adding to the momentum that the Pennsylvania Convention Center is building.

11/27/2014

A copy of the Archbishop Charles Chaput's pastoral letter. (credit: Archdiocese of Philadelphia)

Archbishop Chaput Pens Pastoral Letter To Teachers, Administrators In Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first “Archbishop’s Day for Teachers and Administrators.”

10/31/2014

(Linda Cliatt-Wayman, principal of Strawberry Mansion High School, receives a standing ovation at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

8,000 Pa. Women Gather in Philadelphia For 11th Annual Fellowship Conference

Women from all over the country flocked to the Pennsylvania Convention Center today for the sold-out Pennsylvania Conference for Women, which included an all-star line up of inspirational speakers.

10/16/2014

(Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. File photo by John Ostapkovich.)

Infectious Disease Conference Returns To Philadelphia

As thousands of infectious disease practitioners from all over the world are in Philadelphia, the word on the tip of their lips is Ebola.

10/08/2014

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  )File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Convention Center’s New Union Agreement Gets Critical Test This Week

The meeting is a rare and important second visit, which means planners will be able to compare costs before and after the customer satisfaction agreement signed in May, which simplifies work rules.

10/08/2014

(credit: Kathy Orr/CBS3)

Philadelphia To Host Major Young Entrepreneurs Event For Millenials

Philadelphia will play host to Forbes Magazine’s “30 under 30″ summit in mid-October, not only a brain-storming session by those who’ve made it, but a springboard for those who want to.

09/29/2014

(Photo of the alleged incident provided by ACLU)

ACLU Presses Photo-Blocking Case Against Philadelphia Cops

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.

09/17/2014

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

Forbes Announces New Participants For Its Inaugural ‘Under 30′ Summit In Philadelphia

Up for discussion at the Pennsylvania Convention Center? How to solve the world’s problems over the next half-century.

07/30/2014

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National Convention

About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.

07/22/2014

Patrick Robinson (L) and Glenn Rice (R) (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Holds 79th Grand Conclave In Philadelphia

More than 20,000 members of one of the country’s oldest African American fraternity’s have converged in Philadelphia this weekend — and their focus is service.

07/12/2014

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