Pennsylvania Convention Center
More than 7,000 lacrosse enthusiasts from around the country, in Philadelphia for a national convention, are learning about a new device designed to signal a bad hit to the head.
Each club gets four minutes and 30 seconds to put on a theatrical production.
At MummerFest, fans can see the Fancy Brigades practice and can get a look at some of the costumes, props and floats.
The Fancy Brigades are the folks who strut indoors, at the Convention Center, with building-size floats and recorded music timed to compliment their choreography.
Developer Brooke Lenfest (center of photo) wants to build two hotels — a “W” and an “Element” — on what is now a parking lot at 15th and Chestnut Streets.
With the booking of major conventions on the decline, the Convention Center board has hired the firm SMG, based in Conshohocken, to take over operations, replacing paid staff.
Clinton is a long-time friend of expo sponsor, the Green Building Council, from “greening” the White House as First Lady to requiring LEED certification for all embassies and consulates overseas as secretary of state.
The standards are being updated, according to a LEED official, because green building conventions and tools have become almost too easy to meet.
Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Philadelphia Marathon Health and Fitness Expo at the PA Convention Center on Saturday, November 16th, 2013.
Many of the prospective students at the fair were looking for majors that they hope will help them get a job right out of school in a variety of fields.
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games will be here next August, with everything from basketball to bowling, softball to swimming.
Bilenky Cycle Works Bina Bilenky, the event director, says more than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing their stuff – including artisan custom-made frames, components, apparel and accessories.
Commissioner Edward Davis shared his personal account of that deadly and dreadful day, during a talk at the annual convention of the International Association of Chiefs of Police
“To save lives, the first officers to arrive must sometimes be the first ones to directly engage an active shooter,” attorney general Eric Holder acknowledged.
Planners and activists from around the country are gathering this week at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a national “Reclaiming Vacant Property” conference.