"Birds of Paradise" Show at Acad. of Natural Sciences Includes Mating Dance SimulatorA new exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences takes you on a journey to the rainforest of New Guinea and the land of the exotic "birds of paradise."
Developer Describes Luxury Hotel For Old Philadelphia Family Court BuildingDeveloper Don Peebles said he will purchase the building from the city for $4.5 million and will spend another $85 million renovating it.
Police Searching For Man Who Tried To Rob Philadelphia Hallmark Store -- With A CardHere’s a cheerful greeting card idea: “Give me all the money or I will kill you.” That’s apparently what the suspect who tried to rob a Philadelphia Hallmark store at 1617 JFK Boulevard last week came up with.
Diner En Blanc To Return To Philadelphia In Summer 2013Last year, thousands signed up for the all-white dinner party, which eventually happened at the Swann Fountain in Logan Circle.
Top Upcoming Spring Festivals And Events In PhiladelphiaThis spring, there are numerous festivals and events throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.You might want to start planning your calendar now.
Another Exciting Finish To Philadelphia Bike RaceThe Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.
Horticultural Society, Volunteers Planting Thousands of New Plants Along Parkway"In the next month, the whole city will be blooming, basically from City Hall all the way to the art museum," PHS president Drew Becher says.
Positively Philadelphia: Springtime Spotlight on Public Artworks"Site Seeing" is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.
Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences Goes Gratefully Under Drexel's WingThe CEO of the Academy says Drexel students will be able to reap the benefits of increased access to the Academy's huge collections of specimens and the Academy's staff of Ph.Ds in the study of environmental science.
Makeover Begins For 'Sister Cities' Park, Just Off Logan CirclePhiladelphia's "Sister Cities Park," on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the "wow" factor in mind.
Party Honoring Organ Donors Is Friday Night On Ben Franklin Parkway"It is to raise awareness and to raise funds so that we can go into the community and dispel myths, educate the public, and raise awareness for the critical need for organ donation," says Renee Freeman, cofounder and executive board chairman of the group "Donors are Heroes."