Buried Philly: Uncovering 300 Years Of History“There’s so much history in this city it’s just unbelievable,” said Bob Giannini, a historian and curator with the National Park Service.
On His Birthday, We Remember Ben Franklin: An 18th Century SuperheroTuesday marked Benjamin Franklin's 311th birthday.
Benjamin Franklin's 310th Birthday Honored In Philadelphia An annual celebration honoring Benjamin Franklin took place Friday in Old City. Dr. Franklin would have been 310 years old on Sunday.
Dom Show Log 4.17.15On today’s show Dom discussed a USA Today study that showed Army morale is at a low despite the implementation of a $287 million optimism program, Marco Rubio’s response to whether or not he’d attend a gay wedding, and the Los Angeles Angles telling stadium employees to work through the National Anthem. At 11am Dom talked to journalist Sharyl Attkisson about Hillary’s run for presidency. At 11:30am Dom talked to Grover Norquist about taxation policy.
Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience PhiladelphiaWhether it's a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city's great history to it's food and culture.
Franklin's Likeness Goes Under Wraps As Franklin Institute ExpandsWorkers have pulled a huge sheet of plastic over the 20-foot-tall, white marble statue of Ben Franklin, in preparation of removal of a portion of the south wall of the Franklin Institute's central great hall.
Main Line House Cleaner Sentenced In Theft of Historic Franklin BustThe 224-year-old plaster bust of Benjamin Franklin was broken in half as Lawton traveled by bus with the object in a suitcase.
New Franklin Institute Exhibit Peeks At Secret World of Spying "Spy: The Exhibit, The Secret World of Espionage" opens Saturday.
Free Carousel Rides, Cake Shake Samplings At Franklin SquareFranklin Square will kick off it's seventh season starting at noon on Wednesday.
Positively Philadelphia: Ben Franklin, Full of Surprises!"Probably his most famous saying is, 'A penny saved is a penny earned,' but he really did not say that," notes a local man who portrays the Founding Father.
Beer-Tasting Event Caps Philadelphia History Museum's Brewing ExhibitionAs part of its ongoing exhibition of craft brewing in Philadelphia, a center city museum on Thursday night is hosting a beer tasting event with three local experts who will talk about the city's centuries-long love affair with beer.
Philadelphia Marks 307th Anniversary of Ben Franklin's BirthFranklin, played by actor Bill Robling, was in good spirits for the celebration at the Historic Philadelphia Center, 6th and Chestnut Streets.
Federal Charges Added for Philadelphia Woman Accused of Stealing Rare StatueA federal indictment charges 46-year-old Andrea Lawton with one count of transporting stolen property over state lines and one count of concealing stolen property.
Woman Accused Of Stealing A Bust Of Benjamin Franklin Will Stand Trial In Mont. Co.A former cleaning woman from Philadelphia has been ordered held for trial in Montgomery County for allegedly stealing a bust of Benjamin Franklin.
Police Say Cleaner Made Off With Rare $3M Bust From Bryn Mawr HomePolice are trying to track down Andrea Lawton, whom they say worked at a home in the 600 block of Black Rock Road in Lower Merion Township.