The Philadelphia Zoo is celebrating the birth of two snow leopards! On June 9th a 3-year-old snow leopard Maya gave birth to two cutest little cubs. Their father, a snow leopard Amga from the Denver Zoo, would not be able to assist in their raising, so they were given into their (more...)
Philadelphia is getting ready for the biggest state holiday of the year – Independence day, numerous events will during ongoing Wawa Welcome America! Festival will take place in the Center City, and of course many streets will be closed beyond and during the 4th of July. Planning your trip to (more...)
The Wanamaker pipe organ, located in Macy’s (former Grand Court) in the Philadelphia Center City, celebrates it’s 100 anniversary, CBS News reported. “This organ actually represents three symphony orchestras in its scope and size,” said Peter Richard Conte. He has been an organist since 1989. And on the anniversary day he (more...)
Police are searching for three cold-blooded murderers that have shot to death a North Philadelphia store owner. 59-year-old Felix Rodriguez – the owner of Los Ingenitos grocery store at 2400 North 9th Street – was shot six times in the face, neck, chest and groin, according to police. On Saturday night Felix (more...)
A 44-year-old Warrington man killed his wife and son with a baseball bat on Friday night before taking his own life. He committed suicide by laying in front of a train, police reported. Authorities said, the man called 911 at 9:40 p.m. on Friday. The caller was exceedingly polite, even thanking (more...)
Philadelphia, PA –On June 25, 2011, from 7am – 7pm, Chris Solarz (age 32) will attempt to break the Guinness World Record™ for the “Greatest Vertical Height Climbed in 12 Hours.” The 53-story building at Three Logan Square (formerly known as the Bell Atlantic Tower) will host Chris’s record attempt. He (more...)
Northeast detectives are investigating a string of break-ins at three area businesses along Roosevelt Boulevard early Sunday morning.
All three burglaries were reported 8 a.m. but occurred sometime overnight, police say.
A front window was smashed at both Anego’s Pizza and Happy Garden located on the 9900 block of Roosevelt Boulevard but(more...)
What to do for helping the School District of Philadelphia's bailout? The mayor of Philadelphia plans to increase in the cost of parking on the street in Center City and University City. CBS Philadelphia reported, that on-street parking rates in the core of Center City (Arch to Locust, 4th Street to 20th) (more...)
SEPTA on Thursday unveiled electronic systems for the Internet and cellphones to give bus and trolley riders a clue as to when their next ride might show up. However, the cellphone system won't work for T-Mobile or Sprint customers, about 25 percent of the local market. The systems will give riders the (more...)
State Sen. Mike Stack and Rep. Mike McGeehan announced today that the two westbound lanes of Cottman Avenue were opened as part of the ongoing project to improve the Cottman/Princeton interchange of Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia. "This is good news as the unofficial start of summer begins,” Stack said. “This (more...)
Mayor Michael Nutter and Navy officials celebrated Navy Week in Philadelphia by participating in a kickoff program and various community beautification projects today at the Carousel House, Belmont Avenue and N. Concourse Drive, in West Fairmount Park. The U.S. Navy and City of Philadelphia partnered for this community service project as part (more...)
After last weekend shooting near Feltonville bar in Philadelphia in which 9 people got injured, Philadelphia Republican John Taylor, the chairman of the state House Liquor Control Committee, has announced that soon his panel will consider a bill that would allow State Police to shut down bars linked to violence. (more...)
Market Street east could revitalize - long term planst could get a shot next month with an ordinance before City Council, reported CBS News. “It ought to be Fifth Avenue, it ought to be Michigan Avenue in Chicago,” - Paul Levy, president of the Center City District, says. - " There (more...)