Unspecified Threat Prompts Scare At Airport

Officials at Philadelphia International Airport said, that on Friday US Airways flight was the target of a threat. Flight began in Glasgow, Scotland landed at Philadelphia International and was immediately evacuated. CBS News reported. that US AIrways spopkeswoman Valerie
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Five Salmonella Cases In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Health Department says that makes five cases total with salmonella issue in the Keystone state. The others are from Allegheny County. The victims are three men and two women, range in age from two to 43. More than 76 people in 26 states have been sickened, and one person (more...)

Old Wanamaker Site To Become 10 New Stores

Old Wanamaker Site To Become 10 New Stores

The Strawbridge and Wanamaker have been famous stores in King of Prussia Mall during long time. But they disappeared as department stores consolidated over the last two decades. And the Plaza is paving the way for the redevelopment of retail space adjacent to it. The Wanamaker (more...)

Giant Food Store Comes to Philadelphia

Giant Food Store is one of the most popular supermarket chains in Pennsylvania  region. The company has 47 locations across Southeastern Pennsylvania and now comes to Philadelphia. The first Philadelphia store will be open July 20 in the 2500 block of Grant Avenue near Roosevelt Boulevard in (more...)

The Hottest Days in Philadelphia

The Hottest Days in Philadelphia

According to official National Weather Service records the period from June 1-July 13 was the hottest such period in Philadelphia in 138 years. The air was as toasty as an electric blanket and the official high hit 94, sprinklers were transformed into water toys. The region has experienced four heat waves. The (more...)

Fireworks Show

Bucks County Man Killed During Fireworks Show

CBS News reported about the man from Bucks County, who has been killed during firework show. It happened at 11 pm 4th of July. Ray Criblear was making awesome fireworks for the whole neighborhood every Independence Day. But in this year celebration turned into a nightmare. Ray was lighting his last firework,  his (more...)

Philly Zoo Welcomes Two Snow Leopard Cubs

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...)

4th of July Street Closures in Philadelphia

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...)

Philadelphia Pipe Organ Celebrates It's 100 Anniversary

Philadelphia Pipe Organ Celebrates It’s 100 Anniversary

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...)

Marathoner To Attempt Stair Climbing World Record

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...)

Mayor Nutter Raising Parking Meter Rates To Help School Budget

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 rolls out scheduling aid for cellphone and Internet

SEPTA rolls out scheduling aid for cellphone and Internet

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...)

Cottman Ave Lane Openings Near I-95

Cottman Ave. Lane Openings Near I-95

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...)

Philadelphia is among 10 Best Cities for Bachelors

Philadelphia is among 10 Best Cities for Bachelors

What’s important to single men? According to Maxim’s menu bar, it’s "gaming, girls, humor, movies, music, sports, stuff, TV and video." Time and money are precious, so when it comes to where  guys  live, their priorities are that it fit their budget, be close
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Navy Week in Philadelphia

Navy Week in Philadelphia

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...)

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