Peoples Plaza

(Credit: John McDevitt)

Local Literacy Group Brings Its Celebration to Independence Mall

The event, held at People’s Plaza (the monument at 5th and Market Streets honoring the First Amendment), was an opportunity for students of the Philadelphia-based Center for Literacy to tell their stories through poetry or essays.


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On One Year Anniversary Of Arab Spring, Philadelphians Hold Vigil For Murdered Syrians

It’s the anniversary of the Arab Spring–the day a Tunisian fruit vendor lit himself on fire and sparked change within the Muslim world. And to mark that anniversary, more than 100 protesters held a vigil on Sunday in Old City at the People’s Plaza.


4 Rob Restaurant, Force Workers Into Refrigerator

Delaware State Police say two restaurant employees were forced into a refrigerator by four robbers.