Philadelphia City Council Tackles Thorny Issue of City's Reindustrialization Commerce Department officials said it's tough to reclaim industrial jobs in Philadelphia which have fled to other parts of the country -- or other countries.
Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South PhillyTucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers' union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.
City Council Presses Nutter Administration Over Cost of Foreign Trips Councilman Jim Kenney was among those questioning deputy maoyr Alan Greenberger about the value of Mayor Nutter's taxpayer-funded overseas trips.
SLS International Hotel/Condo Project, New Comcast Skyscraper Seek Zoning ChangesTwo projects that will become Philadelphia's tallest residential and commercial towers went before the City Planning Commission for zoning amendments.
Additional Details of This Year's Philadelphia Flower Show RevealedThis year's edition, March 1st through 9th, is called "ARTiculture," exploring the "fusion of art and horticulture."
Steve Wynn Abruptly Pulls Out Of Running For Second Casino License In PhiladelphiaWynn Resorts has withdrawn its licensing application for a second casino in Philadelphia.
Axalta Coatings Moving Its Corporate Headquarters to Philadelphia"If it's got wheels on it, we paint it," says Axalta vice president Michael Crickenberger.
Philadelphia Official Says City Prefers Center City For 2nd Casino"The three proposals in South Philadelphia are less likely to induce further development and less likely to generate a new audience than the other three proposals," city commerce director Alan Greenberger told a state oversight panel.
Deputy Mayor Confirms Receipt of Warning E-mails Before Deadly Building CollapseThe May e-mails from representatives of the owner of the building at 22nd and Market Streets included warnings about the safety of the Salvation Army Thrift Shop while the demolition of the neighboring building was in progress.
Development Plan For Lower Schuylkill River Is UnveiledIt's an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.
Developer Finalists Chosen To Convert Old Family Court Building To Hotel"The old family court building on Logan Circle would make an ideal small hotel," says the mayor's commerce director, Alan Greenberger.