Reuse Plan For Historic Royal Theater, On South Street, Moves ForwardThe developer is proposing a new building constructed behind the original façade, with 45 apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space. But not all neighbors are thrilled.
Philadelphia Fashion Show Raises Money For Youth Etiquette And Mentorship ProgramsMega producer Kenny Gamble and his wife, Faatimah, are holding a swanky fundraiser.
SIGN OF THE TIMES: Famed Record Company Headquarters Readied For DemolitionIt's the end of an era at 309 South Broad Street, where the "Sound of Philadelphia" was born.
New Pop-Up Garden Opens On South StreetThe Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.
Folks Enjoy First-Ever 'Kwanzaabration' In West PhillyWith Kwanzaa well underway, a weekend celebration of this cultural holiday is taking place in West Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Community Leaders Plan a Revitalized Kwanzaa CelebrationDecember 26th marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and community groups in Philadelphia are gearing up for a big celebration on Saturday.
Motown Founder Berry Gordy Receives Marian Anderson AwardThe Marian Anderson Award honors individuals who use their talent to change the world. Last night—for its 15th anniversary—the Award was presented to Motown founder Berry Gordy.
All-Star Tribute To Philly Radio Icon CollinsHundreds flocked to Sharon Baptist Church in West Philadelphia Saturday to celebrate the life of beloved Philadelphia radio icon E. Steven Collins.
Remembering The Legends And Pioneers Of African-American Music June is Black Music Month and there's still time to celebrate. A Sunday service in Mount Airy will honor the legends of gospel, blues, swing and pop music.
Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Remembered At Memorial ServiceHundreds of people gathered at Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia on Sunday to honor Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Doctor Arlene Ackerman, who died in February of pancreatic cancer.
Rent-Free Ride Ending For Kenny Gamble's Charter School CompanySchool district officials say Universal Companies will begin paying some operating costs next year at Audenried High School and Vare Middle School, after paying nothing this year.