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(With the former Inquirer headquarters as a backdrop, Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke announces formation of "Avenue North Renaissance."  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

New Agency Formed To Promote North Broad Street Revival

A new agency is hoping to do for North Broad Street what the “Avenue of the Arts” has done for South Broad, according to City Council president Darrell Clarke.

05/14/2014

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PPA Tweets Apology After Staffer Wrongly Blames City Council For Parking Policy

On Wednesday, a resident tweeted the Parking Authority asking why cars are allowed to park on the median of Oregon Avenue and in left-hand turns lanes on Oregon without getting ticketed. The PPA’s twitter feed, @PhilaParking, responded that “City ordinances, passed by City Council years ago, allows this parking.”

08/02/2013

(The Mural Arts Program mural honoring The Roots, at Broad and South Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Broad St. Mural Honors Philadelphia’s Music Ambassadors, ‘The Roots’

The mural, titled “Legendary,” towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.

05/31/2013

Local Philadelphia Neighborhood Makes Great Places List

Chestnut Hill has made the American Planning Association’s 2012 list of Great Neighborhoods in America.

10/03/2012

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Suspect

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Robbed

The Police and FBI are searching for a suspect in connection to the robbery of a Federal Credit Union in South Philadelphia.

06/20/2012

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Police Cruiser Involved In South Philadelphia Crash

Police are investigating the cause of a crash that involved a Philadelphia police cruiser early Thursday morning.

04/19/2012

Parking Garage Suspect

Police Search For Man Preying On Women In South Philadelphia Parking Garage

Philadelphia police are hoping the public can identify the man seen in a surveillance video preying on women in a South Philadelphia parking garage.

01/17/2012

Dunkin' Donuts

Suspects Sought In Robbery Of Philadelphia Dunkin’ Donuts

Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a donut shop earlier this month.

10/25/2011

Rite Aid

Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery Of South Philadelphia Rite Aid

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a pharmacy in South Philadelphia last week.

10/24/2011

(Artist's rendering of new Pennsylvania Ballet headquarters.)

Pennsylvania Ballet Building Itself a New Headquarters On North Broad Street

The Pennsylvania Ballet is building a home on North Broad Street, just north of Vine Street.

10/11/2011

Willie Wyche

Police Identify Suspect In Society Hill Attacks

Philadelphia police have named a suspect in connection with a series of violent robberies in Society Hill.

07/19/2011

Trenton Police Probe Discovery Of Woman’s Body In Dumpster

Police in Trenton are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body inside a dumpster early Thursday morning.

05/19/2011

Philadelphia Lights

‘Ballet Of Lights’ Illuminates South Broad Street

Some of Philadelphia’s more architecturally interesting buildings are set to come alive in a ballet of lights. Tuesday night, Eyewitness News got a sneak peak.

04/13/2011

Trenton Fire

3 Rescued From Trenton House Fire

Firefighters rescued three people from a house fire in Trenton early Thursday morning. The blaze started at about 12:30 a.m. inside a home in the 600 block of South Broad Street.

03/03/2011

Philadelphia Businesses Light Up With Love On Monday

The city of Philadelphia gets into the Valentine’s Day spirit on Monday.

02/12/2011

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