West Philadelphia artist and 1977 PennDesign graduate James
Dupree is fighting to save his art studio from the city’s seizure of private
properties in Mantua.
A 2,000-foot-long boardwalk will run along the eastern shore of the river.
Drexel University will announce to trustees and senior staff tomorrow that Harris Steinberg, currently executive director of PennPraxis, will head the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, according to an article in Philadelphia Magazine.
The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement is cracking down on underage drinking at Philadelphia colleges as the fall semester begins, although it is currently unclear whether the BLCE will patrol near Penn during New Student Orientation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Wine & Spirits superstore at 43rd and Chestnut streets opened on Tuesday, giving away free samples to customers.
While the Benjamin Franklin Parkway may appear to be nothing more than a congested traffic lane, PennPraxis, the School of Design’s applied research arm, is trying to redefine how Philadelphians view its place in the community.
Those seeking information about the City of Brotherly Love are finding their lives much easier as of late.
On Sunday afternoon, a line for an Amtrak train out of Philadelphia stretched nearly the length of 30th Street Station, Philadelphia’s central regional rail hub. Screens around the station projected precautionary evacuation procedure plans and exits.
This August, along with reminding me to ignore the liberals and to enjoy Penn State, my family members and neighbors advised me to avoid the “bad parts of town.”
Living in Philadelphia has pushed me further outside of my comfort zone than most of my classes at Penn have.
Undeterred by the rain, Future Civic Leaders, a D.C.-based non-profit aimed at encouraging civic and political engagement in youth, held an all-day workshop on Sunday for Philadelphia high schoolers. Twelve aspiring activists from are high schools spent the day at Hillel discussing problems in their communities, devising action plans and creating petitions.
On Friday, more than 100 middle and elementary school students from the Philadelphia area learned what it is like to spend a day in the life of a college student.
Yesterday morning at Philadelphia’s City Council budget meeting, a hearing was held to convince the city to increase funding for Philadelphia parks by $8 million.
The county ranked last out of 67 counties in measures of health outcomes, which include mortality rates and health factors, such as smoking, air pollution exposure, the percentage of health-insured residents and residents’ education levels.