The beautiful weather has more diners seeking sidewalk tables and more restaurants putting them out – sometimes at the expense of pedestrians.
Volunteers took on 252 projects last weekend, the most ever registered for a cleanup effort in the city.
Philadelphia hosted a rally this afternoon at the Pennsylvania convention center for 1,500 of its block captains.
Streets commissioner Clarena Tolson asked council to approve spending an extra $1.9 million for road salt. She says the current supply — about 12-thousand tons — is enough only to cover one more major storm.
The city’s annual Christmas tree recycling program will begin on Monday January 3rd, and run for 11-days; offering residents an environmentally safe option for disposing of their trees.