Concrete Foundations For New Market East Project Poured TodayThirty-five cement mixers have begun pouring the 350 cubic yards of concrete for what is the first phase of the project titled simply "East Market."
Wrangling Over Evidence As Exterminator's Murder Trial Begins in PhiladelphiaJason Smith is accused of strangling Dr. Melissa Ketunuti, then setting her body on fire in the basement of her Naudain Street home.
Nutter Will Allow Massive 3D Electronic Billboards in Center City, With Legal TweaksNutter says he has reservations about the huge, sidewalk-level, LED signs, but rather than veto the measure, he struck a deal with its sponsor, Councilman Mark Squilla.
Wawa Planning New Store for Broad and Walnut StreetsThe location was home to Robinson's Luggage for 29 years. Now, if all goes as planned, a brand-new Wawa store will move into that space.
What's Cooking on 1060: Sky Brunch, Wine Week, and a Competition For CharityA cooking competition by female chefs for the Philadelphia-based "Women Against Abuse" is among the events on tap in the next couple of weeks.
A Center City Pub Readies For 2016 Democratic Convention With a Special DrinkChristopher Mullins, co-owner of McGillin's Olde Ale House, an Irish pub near 13th and Chestnut Streets, calls his newest concoction a "Dublin Donkey."
Center City Shelter, Already Overflowing, Offers Overnight Seating to HomelessOne of center city Philadelphia's longest-operating homeless shelters and soup kitchens is opening its doors as part of an overnight initiative to help get homeless men off the streets.
End of an Era As Center City Shoe Repair Shop Goes Out of Business"I'm sad now, but I don't have a choice," says Won Song, who has run Superior Shoe Repair, in the 100 block of South 15th Street, behind the Union League, for 32 years.
Philadelphia Begins New Traffic Flow Improvement Project in Center CityThe Traffic Signal Improvement Project will be conducted in the northeast quadrant of center city, which runs from Callowhill Street south to Market, and from Broad Street east to Second.
New Department Store Opening in Former Strawbridge's at 8th & MarketJust in time for the busy holiday shopping season, there is new life for a legendary center city retail location.
Hill International To Relocate Its Headquarters From NJ To Center City PhiladelphiaThe global construction management firm has been based in Willingboro and, later, Marlton, NJ since its founding by Irv Richter in 1976.
Trial Ordered in Center City Home Invasion and Rape CaseMilton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.
Phila. Charter School Seniors March Through Center City To Celebrate and InspireSeniors from Freire Charter School made some noise with a noontime march, in celebration of their impending graduation and more.
Rate Hike Proposed For Philadelphia Parking Meters None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.
Area Irish Pubs Pouring On The Hospitality For St. Patrick's Day McGillin's Olde Ale House, on Drury Street, just off 13th and Chestnut, has been opening its door since 1860. On St. Patrick's Day, the crowd starts early.