From 500 Feet Up, Billy Penn Statue Gets 10-Year Spa TreatmentRising 500 feet above street level the herculean sculpture of William Penn--a hollow bronze statue weighing 53,000 pounds--was due for his once-in-a-decade spa treat
It's Spring Cleaning In Philadelphia, Including City Hall's Billy PennScaffolding is up around the top of Philadelphia City Hall, blocking its most famous feature.
School District Moving Forward With Sale Of William Penn H.S. Building To Temple UniversityThe sale was blocked while a community group challenged it in court. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week - without comment - denied the William Penn Development Corporation's request for an injunction to stop the sale on grounds the district improperly sped-up the process.
Hear Philly: An Awfully Nice Way To Experience PhiladelphiaWhether it's a private driving tour, a walking tour or a day on a Segway, Awfully Nice Tours allows you to experience the finest Philadelphia has to offer, from the city's great history to it's food and culture.
In Honor Of March's Charter Day, Many Pa. Museums And Historic Sites Offering Free AdmissionCharter Day, or March 9th, is held annually to celebrate the founding of Pennsylvania.
Fully Renovated Historical Society of Pennsylvania Reopens To PublicThe Historical Society of Pennsylvania is celebrating its new, $5.7-million look.
Positively Philadelphia: Our City of Little-Known MonumentsYou probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others...
Beer-Tasting Event Caps Philadelphia History Museum's Brewing ExhibitionAs part of its ongoing exhibition of craft brewing in Philadelphia, a center city museum on Thursday night is hosting a beer tasting event with three local experts who will talk about the city's centuries-long love affair with beer.
Important Places To The People Who Built PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia is so renowned for hosting historical sites that are integral to the founding of this great nation that it’s easy to overlook the men and women who made them important. Find out who made this city what it is today.
Franklin Square Celebrates 5th Anniversary Of Its RevivalWith a big "huzzah," rides on the famous carousel, and presents for other five-year-olds, Franklin Square on Friday celebrated its fifth anniversary since a multimillion-dollar makeover.