Two professors and 10 graduate students visited Joe Biden to present the product of a seminar on high-speed rail systems that might be used for a new train in the northeast United States.
Thousands of Philadelphia workers are at risk of losing their jobs if the Way to Work Philadelphia! program, sponsored by federal aid money, is not extended by Sept. 30. A bill in Congress, if passed, would allocate an additional $2.5 billion to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families fund.
The Blarney Stone was ordered to close on Monday by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. The restaurant will reopen Tuesday at 11 a.m., according to owner Kevin Kearney.
President Barack Obama will speak at 1 p.m. today in Philadelphia for his second annual “Back-to-School Speech.”
While most businesses are happy to have students back not everyone in West Philadelphia is excited.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced the first changes to its alcohol handling fee in 17 years. Changes are estimated to bring 50-75 million dollars in revenue.
A double-decker Megabus, on its way to Toronto from Philadelphia, slammed into a low clearance railroad bridge on the Onondaga Lane Parkway in Salina, N.Y., around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
Students looking to see smart card technology from SEPTA will have to keep paying tokens and single fares at least until next year.
Clark Park renovations, originally scheduled to begin in June, began Tuesday.
New health code citations continue to pop up across campus, but Fresh Grocer and Bon Appetit Management Company have addressed last semester’s violations.
The Independence Day festivities started on June 25 and included a Chinatown Block Party, all you can eat ice cream, various concerts and multiple nights of fireworks.
Artists of all skill levels can partake in art-related activities this month — local artist Anthony Campuzano is hosting a month-long “Summer Studio” at the Institute of Contemporary Art.
An Excessive Heat Warning for June 23 — the first of the year — was issued and extended through 8:00 p.m. today by Deputy Mayor and Philadelphia Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz.
The Fresh Grocer’s Philadelphia Common Pleas Court hearing regarding health code violations uncovered earlier this year was postponed from June 22 to July 2.
The annual tradition is organized by Philly Beer Week, Inc and involves over 500 events at more than 100 participating bars and restaurants across the city and surrounding suburbs.
On June 10, fifteen vendors located on Baltimore Avenue between 42nd and 50th streets took part in the first of three Baltimore Avenue Dollar Strolls, offering select goods for just a buck.
College alumnus Caren Lissner's novel Carrie Pilby is set to be re-released on July 1.
The 26th Annual Manayunk Bike Race was held on June 6. Australian Matt Goss won the international race.
International House Philadelphia kicked off its centennial celebration this Tuesday with hors d’oeuvres, speeches and insight into their plans for the upcoming year.
On May 27, singer Chrissie Hynde and a group of protesters organized in front of the McDonald’s on 40th and Walnut Streets to let people know they’re “hatin’ it.”