Week-Long Activities Lead Up To Peace Day In PhiladelphiaPeace Day, as established by the United Nations, is September 21. In Philadelphia there's a week of lectures, service projects and concerts leading up to next Sunday.
Phila. Anti-Immigration Protesters Outnumbered By Demonstrators Backing ReformPro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.
Philly Singer Named 'Ambassador' For National Parks Conservation"Get off your iPhone!" Doreen Taylor advises. "When I was a kid, my parents packed us all into a car, drove us cross country, and we saw every single national park that we could."
VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act AnniversaryVice president Joe Biden is helping celebrate Independence Day in the nation's birthplace.
Free Wawa Hoagies Today At Independence MallToday at noon, Wawa will be giving out FIVE TONS of hoagies in honor of Wawa Welcome America Hoagie Day to “celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of deliciousness.”
Advocates Urge Officials To Make Necessary Repairs To President's House ExhibitIt took a monumental effort to get the President's House exhibit open on Independence Mall four years ago, and now advocates are promising another campaign to get it operating properly.
New Book Delivers A Look Into Philadelphia's PastYou can take a stroll through Philadelphia of decades past in a new book that sprung mostly from its author's collection of old postcards.
With Philadelphia Announcement of 2015 Event, Hint of a Papal VisitArchbishop Vincente Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, is on a factfinding mission to identify sites for the events, including possible venues that could handle a papal visit.
Developer Hoping To Appease National Park Service With Condo Design For 5th & WalnutBecause of its proximity to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Park Service is getting involved in the project.
PA Environmentalists Arrested Over XL Oil PipelinePolice in Philadelphia are starting to arrest a group of activists staging a protest over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Independence Mall Protesters Denounce Russian Invasion Of CrimeaStanding with Ukrainian, Polish and American flags, dozens of demonstrators took over the mall, protesting what is going on in Ukraine.
Philadelphia Ukrainians Show Support For Homeland ProtestsViolence in Ukraine is spurring a call for action from the local Ukrainian-American community.
Violence In Venezuela Sparks Protests In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia's Venezuelan community rallied on Independence Mall on Sunday to call attention to growing unrest in Caracas and the death of three student protestors there.
Independence Mall Create a unique and lasting holiday memory rich with history and merriment for you and your loved ones by planning a visit to Independence Mall.
End Of Government Shutdown Brings Philadelphia’s Historical Sites Back To LifeThe end of the government shutdown means Philadelphia's historical sites are now open for business.