Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's soda tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials projected. Kenney's announcement Thursday comes a day after some supermarkets … Click to Continue »
It's been a tough few years for the flagship of Philly's nonprofit theaters: PTC nearly collapsed in 2014 and its new-ish home was foreclosed on the following year. Fortunately, the new producing artistic director, Paige Price, has already turned around Theatre Aspen, where she was performing as an actor in 2007 when suddenly found herself […]
By doing nothing, Philly’s assets are even stronger. The Philadelphia 76ers are huge winners in the DeMarcus Cousins trade to the New Orleans Pelicans, and they weren’t even directly involved. They have Sam Hinkie to thank for that. Two summers ago, the Kings were trying to clear cap to pursue free agents to join Cousins. Show More Summary
Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the … Click to Continue »
While many of his constituents live outside Philadelphia, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie apparently has a low opinion of the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans. Speaking Wednesday on SportsNet New … Click to Continue »
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not a fan of Philadelphia's Major League Baseball team. He made that pretty clear during an appearance on SportsNet New York Wednesday night. He told the panel, "The Phillies suck. I mean, let'sShow More Summary
Chris Christie’s hatred of Philadelphia borders on the obsessive. Wednesday night the governor of New Jersey launched a fresh salvo, this time directed at the Phillies. Christie spoke about his beloved Mets during an interview with SNY...Show More Summary
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said that manufacturing activity expanded in February at its strongest rate since November 1983. The composite index of general business activity rose from 23.6...
The South Philly crack full of jimmies was public art because of course. https://t.co/UQRggAEiQ2 pic.twitter.com/SVGI4U1WS7 — Billy Penn (@billy_penn) February 15, 2017 Most days, South Philadelphia resident Rebecca Kenton looks outShow More Summary
Okafor thought he would be traded after he stopped traveling with the team. He’s still in Philly, though. Jahlil Okafor has rejoined the Philadelphia 76ers and is available for Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics, according to Philly.com’s Keith Pompey. Show More Summary
The most genorous tables in town Back in January, Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook's new restaurant Rooster Soup Company captured Philadelphia’s attention with its business model that donates 100% of profits to charity. Has there been...Show More Summary
FRANK RIZZO: The Founding Father OF SYSTEMATIC Anti-Black RACISM In Philadelphia's 'Black History Narrative'
Jamtronica favorites The Disco Biscuits played a three-night run at the Fillmore in their hometown of Philadelphia, PA. They were joined by Aqueous. Check out photos from the first night of the run, Thursday, February 2nd. Setlists for all three nights below gallery. Show More Summary
Philadelphia police say a half-naked man assaulted a taxi passenger and stole the taxi driver's cab Monday afternoon in the city's Rittenhouse Square
(Philadelphia, PA) – Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant today announced that it has leased 8,450 square feet, becoming the newest tenant to join the transformative East Market project located in Center City Philadelphia owned by National Real Estate Development. Show More Summary
They’re also running fundraisers Sanctuary cities have received plenty of attention due to President Trump’s continuing tough-on-immigration promises (for the unaware, these are urban areas, Philadelphia included, that support undocumented immigrants by refusing to enforce federal immigration laws on a city level). Show More Summary
47 YEAR OLD MAN IS MURDERED IN WEST PHILADELPHIA - SHOT WHILE SITTING IN HIS CAR - ENJOYING HIS FREEDOMS DURING "BLACK HISTORY MONTH" THE FUNCTION OF 'FILLED NEGRO' IS TO DRAW BLACK PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR 'SPIRIT OF GOVERNANCE' OF THEIR...Show More Summary
Are LGBTQ venues favoring white gay men? Owners and staff of 11 Philadelphia gay bars and clubs are being required to take a crash course in the city’s anti-discrimination laws. It follows complaints of racism in Gayborhood venues catering...Show More Summary
The great author-illustrator specified in his will that all of his 'rare edition books' go to the Rosenbach Museum and Library, part of the Free Library of Philadelphia. But the Sendak Foundation didn't want to part with them (especially the ones worth millions), and two years of messy court battles ensued. At the end of […]
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