Area theaters have been tinkering with start times for a while now, and they say the more flexible curtain times are working out well.
A paid sick leave bill died on the floor of Philadelphia City Council, after Mayor Nutter vetoed the measure.
The six applicants interested in a second casino license to be issued in Philadelphia showed their best hands this year.
An appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against the high-ranking church official in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The day after Christmas means a day of returns — and bargain shopping — at area stores.
Xerox State and Local Solutions is taking over from ATS, which has been the vendor since the program’s inception.
The lines were long outside the famous cheese, pasta, sausage, meat, fish, bread, and pastry shops, where many were picking up the perfect antipasto.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority has received state permission to issue 150 new taxicab medallions, each of which could fetch $400,000.
The jury in a charter school fraud case in Philadelphia will return to its deliberations in the morning, with the potential of losing some jurors by Friday.
The Philadelphia Police Foundation provides equipment to the police department not covered in the city’s budget.
On a sidewalk at 10th and Market Streets, a PETA spokeswoman said that angora rabbits endure horrifying pain as factory workers mistreat them to produce fabric for the fashion industry.
Israel’s minister of foreign affairs broke the news by writing Mayor Nutter a letter from Jerusalem.
“We think that there’s going to be a positive outcome, but I cannot officially comment on that right now,” he said. “I hope to, soon.”
When the feud between rival ownership factions surfaced, the primary combatants — co-owners George Norcross and Lewis Katz — each owned equal shares, about 26 percent of the company.
The parent company of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways says that as it continues the process of forming the world’s largest airline, consumers will see only gradual changes.