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Executive order cuts Saturday SEPTA strike short

Obama stepped in at the request of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, ordering a presidential emergency board to help negotiate an agreement between SEPTA and the two unions representing its locomotive engineers and electrical workers.
06/18/14 10:37pm

Vegan cafe opens to teach Philadelphia how to 'eat well and feel well'

In addition to its menu of sweet and savory vegan treats, P.S. & Co. offers classes in juicing, mixology, gluten-free baking and a basic series of vegetarian cooking throughout the summer. The summer cocktails mixology workshop will be held on June 12, and a gluten-free baking series will be taught on June 19.
05/29/14 6:09pm

Restaurants, playgrounds proposed for Fairmount Park

On Tuesday, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, along with PennPraxis — the applied research arm of PennDesign — presented recommendations for a new East and West Fairmount Park.
05/16/14 1:03am

PennDems hopeful for 2016 national convention in Philadelphia

The Democratic National Committee named Philadelphia as a finalist to host the 2016 Democratic convention, where delegates will officially nominate the party's candidate for President. 13 hours ago

Penn offices expand east to 30th and Walnut

Penn will lease 100,000 square feet of the FMC Tower at the Cira Centre South, a 47-story building on 30th and Walnut streets that will open in 2016.
11/21/13 8:52pm

Police arrest South, Walnut St. bridge suspect

The Philadelphia Police have arrested the person whom they and Penn Police believe is responsible for a string of robberies on the Center City side of the South and Walnut street bridges.
11/21/13 10:18pm

Liquor store opens at 43rd and Chestnut

The Wine & Spirits superstore at 43rd and Chestnut streets opened on Tuesday, giving away free samples to customers.
09/11/13 12:07am