Philadelphia

Comcast executive Karen Buchholz, who was president of Philadelphia 2000 which brought the Republican National Convention to the city in 2000. (Photo provided by Comcast Corporation)

With One Year To Go Until The Democratic National Convention, Tips From The 2000 Republican Convention

Philadelphia is anxiously awaiting the Pope’s visit in two months but save some of your energy: The Democratic National Convention is just one year away and the woman who organized the last nominating convention the city hosted says it will take another huge, city-wide hospitality effort.

07/29/2015

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Peace Week Aims To Stop The Violence By Influencing Philadelphia Youths

A South Philadelphia group is continuing its effort to tackle violence before it starts.

07/28/2015

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Top Vodka Cocktails In Philadelphia

There are truly many places in Philly to get a great martini or Vodka Cocktail, it depends on your mood and budget. Here are our top 5 picks.

07/28/2015

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Philadelphia Summer Pool Guide

Here’s your guide to Philadelphia’s pools, plus a few down the shore.

07/28/2015

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Firefighter Injured Battling Early Morning House Fire In Philadelphia

Firefighters say everyone was able to get out of the burning home before they arrived, but a firefighter sustained a minor injury.

07/28/2015

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Top Public Art In Philadelphia

Everything from modern art to historic sculptures can be found in the City of Brotherly Love.

07/27/2015

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Top Skydiving Near Philadelphia

If you live near Philadelphia and are ready to jump into a skydiving adventure, you’re in luck — the area is home to a long list of skydiving facilities with a variety of options. Here’s a rundown of the top skydiving places near Philadelphia.

07/25/2015

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Top Summer Toddler-Friendly Activities In Philadelphia

Parents of toddlers can enjoy a number of fun and educational activities in the City of Brotherly Love and surrounding suburbs. These are some of our top picks.

07/24/2015

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Ask A Philadelphia Bartender: Your Top Tropical Drink Recipe

Amanda Havier started tending bar the minute she turned 18. After several years of serving, she’s got a couple of tasty tropical treats that are sure to dazzle and delight.

07/23/2015

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Police Seek Gunman Following Robbery Of A North Philadelphia Bank

Philadelphia Police are investigating a bank robbery which took place on Wednesday at a PNC Bank location at 3244 N. Broad Street.

07/22/2015

Visit Alma de Cuba during happy hour to order the $5 albacore mini tacos. (Credit: Michelle Hein)

Top Fish Tacos In Philadelphia

Light and fresh, fish tacos are a summer favorite. Smoked, fried or grilled and with mahi mahi, shrimp, albacore and more, these are Philadelphia’s best spots for fish tacos.

07/22/2015

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Philadelphia Launches New Online Block Party Application

The Philadelphia Streets Department has launched a new online Block Party Application.

07/21/2015

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Weather: Yet Another 90 Degree Day

We here in the CBS3 Eyewitness Weather Center are running out of ways to say “It’s hot!”

07/21/2015

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Top Fish Markets Near Philadelphia

The health benefits of incorporating fish into your diet are well-known, and these five markets are tops for Philly area shoppers seeking the freshest catch of the day.

07/21/2015

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Eyewitnesses: Drivers Stopped At Intersection Started Shooting At Each Other

Eyewitnesses say two cars were stopped at the intersection of Ford and Cranston Roads, when both drivers started shooting at each other.

07/21/2015

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