Pennsylvania Prison Society Celebrates 229th AnniversaryThe Pennsylvania Prison Society has just marked it's 229th anniversary. The PPS celebrated the event at the Eastern State Penitentiary recently.
'Sophisticatedly Creepy' Fundraiser Masks Eastern State PenitentiaryThe prison opened its doors for Party at the Pen: The Masquerade over the weekend.
Top Family Friendly Things To Do This Weekend - May 6- 8Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks…there’s something for everyone in and around the Philadelphia area!
New Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary Unlocks Conversation About Mass IncarcerationIt's been three years in the making.....a new interactive exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary historic site designed to unlock conversation on the topic of mass incarceration in America.
Top Spring Date Ideas In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia has become one of the go-to cities for fun and adventure, and a great place for an awesome Spring date. Each neighborhood has something unique to offer.
11-Day Exhibit At Historic Prison Tells Stories Of Inmates Through ArtifactsIt's been long abandoned, but Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount, now a historic site, was an active prison for more than 140 years.
Discussions At Eastern State On Relevance Of MLK’s Famous LetterEastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Top Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In PhiladelphiaMonday January 18, 2016 is Martin Luther King Day, a day that is signified as a day of service. Here are the top five ways to commemorate MLK Jr. Day in Philadelphia.
Eastern State Penitentiary Launches Annual Toy Drive For The Other Victims Of CrimeThere are more than one and a half million people behind bars in this country and many have left behind a huge population of offspring.
'Terror Behind The Walls' Celebrates Its 25th Year With 2 New AttractionsYou could be sliding, climbing, even crawling through "Terror Behind The Walls" Halloween attraction at Eastern State Penitentiary historic site this year.
Philadelphia's Best Zombies Audition At Eastern State PenitentiaryCompetition was stiff for the actors auditioning to be one of just 200 zombies who will scare visitors as they make their way through the halls of the haunted attraction 'Terror Behind the Walls' at Eastern State Penitentiary.
Zombies Wanted At Eastern State PenitentiaryThis haunted attraction is ranked nationally and is looking to hire about 200 actors to play zombies.
Historic Prison To Present Stories Of Pets Behind BarsAll sorts of interactive and educational activities about animals roles in prisons from the past to the present are planned.
Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts Prison Food WeekendPrison Food Weekend runs June 6th and 7th.
New Artworks Accompany Seasonal Opening of Eastern State PenitentiaryThe historic Eastern State Penitentiary, in Fairmount, launches its 2015 season with new art installations and a free open house on Friday evening.