Dickens Village Show

A Philadelphia tradition for more than 20 years, the third floor of Macy’s is transformed into “Dickens Village” for the holiday season. The 6,000-square-foot Village brings Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to life with more
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Holiday Window Display In Macy’s

Macy’s Department Store in Center City of Philadelphia is home to some of most famous holiday window displays each year. The window displays are unveiled now, it is on view in time for Thanksgiving. CBS News reported, that " Santa stopped by Macy’s to help the store unveil (more...)

Groundbreaking Of Lardner’s Point Park In NE

On Monday, November 21st, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz will kick off the groundbreaking ceremony of a $1.5 million project to create a riverfront park on the Delaware River in Northeast Philadelphia. Schwartz will be joined by former Congressman and Chairman of the Delaware River City Corporation (more...)

Porch at 30th Street Station

On Market St., between 30th Street Station and the site of the former US Post Office building a new public space – “The Porch” at 30th Street Station has been open in November. The parking lane along the Market Street side of 30th Station was closed to (more...)

Occupy Philly:Health And Safety

At a noon news conference, Mayor Michael A. Nutter raised a series of public health and public safety concerns regarding the Occupy Philly site on Dilworth Plaza. The Mayor said that the Occupy Philly contingent has noticeably changed since its arrival in early October and has refused to establish regular (more...)

Philly is One of the Nation’s Most Walkable Cities

It’s no secret, walking is stylish right now. As gas prices grow, concern over environmental issues increases daily, people grow more concerned over their fitness, cities become more trendy and populated and so on, walking continues to become a major trend, and why not if it's always fun to take (more...)

Officials Break Ground On Venice Island Tank

Mayor Michael A. Nutter, joined by Congressman Chaka Fattah, City Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. and city officials, broke ground on the Venice Island underground storage tank, a $46 million, Water Department funded project that will improve water quality in the Schuylkill River. The purpose of the project is to divert water (more...)

Philadelphia and Suburbs Expect Snow on Saturday

If you haven’t unpack your warm winter clothes yet, it’s probably time to do so, as a cold air front is heading towards Philadelphia and its suburbs. This Saturday, as meteorologist are certain about, a storm system of some really cold air and rains would bring as much as 4-6” of (more...)

Vacant Property Owners Responsible For Blight

Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Licenses and Inspections (L&I) Commissioner Fran Burns announced new efforts to reduce the number of vacant and blighted properties in Philadelphia. The new initiative will better hold private owners accountable for the maintenance of their vacant property.  L&I has identified approximately 25,000 unoccupied structures believed to (more...)

Vibrant, Attractive and Competitive Philadelphia

In March 1991, the Center City District (CCD) set out to revive Philadelphia's downtown, which was widely perceived as dirty, dangerous and dull. The goal of this private-sector sponsored business improvement district (BID) was to accomplish nothing less than a re-creation of Center City, to transform (more...)

School Vouchers Is Priority For Fall Legislative Session

Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the state capitol and began fall session of the legislature. According to CBS News, governor Corbett said "his top priority is school vouchers, but he also wants to address transportation funding, liquor privatization, and natural gas drilling. Governor Corbett  said to CBS News “I want (more...)

Teva Pharmaceuticals at Company Groundbreaking

State Sen. Mike Stack today joined Teva Pharmaceuticals at the ceremonial groundbreaking of its new distribution facility in Northeast Philadelphia. “Northeast Philadelphia is home to numerous businesses, and the addition of Teva means more jobs for the community,” Stack said. “This is great economic news for (more...)

Post Offices Being Studied For Closure

As the US Postal Service studies a list of about 3,700 post offices for possible shutdown nationwide, several postal outlets in Philadelphia and the nearby suburbs have shown up on the list, CBS News reported. On the list of local post offices  are the Benjamin Franklin post office in in Old (more...)

Pennsylvania Receives Federal Aid For Hurricanes

Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee did a huge damage in Pennsylvania. This tropical weather have pushed federal disaster-aid funds to their limits. President Barak Obama has issued disaster declarations in 48 states, including Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware Counties. State (more...)

Nightmarish Flooding In Pennsylvania

President Obama declared a State of Emergency for Pennsylvania, because of nightmarish flooding in the area. The federal government coordinates disaster relief efforts in Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania, Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties. The Pennsylvania Turnpike reopened this morning. Any way motorists were being advised (more...)

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