Philadelphia Quarterly Homless Street Count Shows Decrease

The quarterly Point in Time Homeless Count revealed a 2 percent decrease in Philadelphia’s street homeless population. The recent count showed 588 persons living on city streets, as opposed to 601 last summer. “Since 2008, our Administration has been
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Nutter Visited Center City To Ensure A Hospitable Climate

On Saturday night Mayor Nutter visited Center City to reassure tourists and residents after a wave of attacks on pedestrians by roving youths. He went bowling with hundreds of teenagers in Kensington. "He bowled, and there was a walk-around in parts of Center City," Nutter spokesman Mark McDonald (more...)

Restaurant Week In Philadelphia

Center City District Restaurant Week presented by TD Bank, starts  September 12. 100 restaurants will participate and offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many of the participating restaurants will also be offering a three-course lunch for $20 (Tax, alcohol and gratuity not included). Also the Center (more...)

6th Annual Car Show In Philadelphia

6th Annual Car Show In Philadelphia

2010's Car Show (formerly the DooWop) brought 130 classic, muscle and antique cars, trucks and motorcycles to the Avenue and thousands of visitors to enjoy them. This year's Car Show will feature live music on every block, street food, vendors, and fun for the whole (more...)

Three Men Kill Neighborhood Grocer

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...)

Art + Soul Food Festival In Philadelphia

Art + Soul Food Festival In Philadelphia

The 2011 Art + Soul Food festival is happening this Saturday, June 13th, from from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A team of local artists, musicians, property owners and restaurateurs in Brewerytown is following the lead of the South Street Arts Project.Unoccupied storefronts along the six block stretch of West (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...)

A New Moment Of Innovation, Collaboration And Creativity

“A New Moment Of Innovation, Collaboration And Creativity”

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts brings the "artistic expression from across our region and around the world. And the world will be invited to join us in a new moment of innovation, collaboration and creativity", official site of PIFA wrote. And now you can find out it on streets (more...)

Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

A bomb exploded at a crowded bus station in Jerusalem on Wednesday.  The attack took place across the street from Jerusalem’s International Convention Center.  The bomb injured roughly twenty-five people while three of them were seriously wounded and one is confirmed dead.  Apparently the bomb was strapped to a (more...)

Amsterdam’s prostitutes targeted by Dutch tax officials

The world’s crisis has influenced everyone. And Denmark is not an exception. The country suffers budget deficit just like everybody else. That’s why the Dutch government has decided to strengthen country’s economy by making prostitutes pay taxes. However, considering them victims of pimps and other traffickers, their taxation would be (more...)

‘The Terrible Girls’

Azuka Theatre will conclude its 11th season with the World Premiere of Jacqueline Goldfinger’s 'The terrible girls'. This new work began its journey as a one-act in the company’s Spotlight Series: New Play Readings in 2009. Now a full-length play, this will be Azuka’s ninth world premiere. A wicked dark comedy of (more...)

McCoole's Spring Beer Festival

McCoole’s Spring Beer Festival

McCoole's Arts and Events in Quakertown PA for McCoole's Beer Festival. It is coming up! You can enjoy unlimited sampling of over 40 unique beers, live music, great food and craft vendors. There are two 4 hour sessions running from 12 to 4 and 5 to 9 P.M. Starting in (more...)

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