Spring Garden Street
A traffic ramp used by tens of thousands of drivers daily to get from Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia onto the westbound Schuylkill Expressway is being closed today for more than two months for reconstruction work.
The spans carry Spring Garden Street over the Schuylkill Expressway, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail.
Community College of Philadelphia in downtown Philadelphia is closed until at least noon Monday because of a power outage.
Crews are responding to a multi-vehicle accident in Northern Liberties.
It happened shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday at 6th and Spring Garden Streets.
Police say a student pulled a gun on classmate during a confrontation inside a classroom at Community College of Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, which lead to an evacuation of the school.
Police say two men were stabbed early Sunday morning following an argument in Northern Liberties.
Jason Cichonski was quickly eliminated in this season’s “Top Chef” TV competition. Not dwelling on that, he is opening his second Philadelphia restaurant.
The African American Children’s Book Fair, which offers thousands of unique books all in one place, is a week away.
Two days after Christmas, a couple of thieves raided The Career Wardrobe in Philadelphia for $2,000 in clothing and handbags.
Dozens of people took advantage of free HIV testing in Philadelphia Sunday for World AIDS Day.
“The masts are 50-foot-tall, stainless steel columns, with a steel mesh, And they’re lit from the inside, ” explains Streets Department chief engineer Darin Gatti.
The 1600 block of Spring Garden Street may look more like a track and field venue today between the hours of 8:30am and 2:00pm, as students at Masterman High run to raise cash for their school.
The 160-year-old Church of the Assumption will be spared the wrecking ball, at least for now, following a ruling from the city’s L&I Review Board.
Nailed to the padlocked door of the former Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street is a notice of demolition.