Thomas Paine Plaza

(Project Positive dancers perform during a rally in Thomas Plaine Plaza, outside the Municipal Services Building.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Youth Groups Rally Near City Hall For Election Day Support

They may be too young to cast a ballot, they point out, but they’re not too young to speak out.


(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Large Crowd Gathers For ‘March To End Rape Culture’

About 1,000 people turned out for the annual march in Center City Saturday.


(Credit: Oren Liebermann, CBS 3)

Another Day Of Post-Eviction Occupy Philly

Two days after the city’s deadline passed for Occupy Philly protestors to get out of Dilworth Plaza, the ranks have thinned but dozens of tents still remain with only a light police presence.


(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Occupy Philly Appeals City’s New Permit Proposal

Occupy Philadelphia protesters have formally appealed the city’s proposal to approve a permit for a plaza across the street from their current encampment on the condition that they erect no tents and do not stay overnight there.


Julia with the occupy legal work group (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Occupy Philadelphia’ Votes To Reject City’s Offer And Stay In Dilworth Plaza

Occupy Philly plans to the appeal the permit for Thomas Paine Plaza, accross the street from their current encampent at City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza, which was granted to them by the city.


Thomas Paine Plaza

City Officials Meet With ‘Occupy Philadelphia’ To Propose Relocation

Philadelphia city officials met with Occupy Philadelphia tonight to present the permit proposal to move the encampment from Dilworth Plaza to Thomas Paine plaza, across the street.


A crane is parked outside City Hall, near the Occupy Philadelphia camp. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

City Working Around ‘Occupy Philly’ Encampment As Relocation Hangs

This morning, Capt. William Fisher of the Philadelphia Police Department’s civil affairs unit went tent-to-tent in a small section of the Occupy Philadelphia encampment, telling people they need to stay out of their tents until at least 4pm.


(A Philadelphia police officer posts a "vacate" notice Wednesday evening on Dilworth Plaza.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter Tells Occupy Philly: Stay Put While We Review Your Relocation Plan

The protesters said they had begun to move on Thursday night because they expected eviction, but Mayor Nutter doesn’t understand why they thought that.