May 13, 2015
sixers

Philadelphia 76ers Unveil New Logo

It’s an exciting day to be a Philadelphia 76ers fan! The team just unveiled a new logo suite. Fresh and exciting, the new logo should get fans pumped in advance of this year’s NBA lottery and draft. The new logos are effective immediately and come in advance of the NBA draft lottery, set to take place next week on May […]
May 12, 2015
3cities

Philadelphia News Briefs: 5/12/15

1.) Tired of playing at the parking wars? There’s a way to reserve your spot on the street – but it will cost you. Owners of electric cars can apply for their own reserved parking space in front of their home, complete with charging station. You will have to pay $50 for a non-refundable application fee and $500 for the […]
May 11, 2015
pope francis

Plans Continue as Pope’s Visit Draws Nearer

Pope Francis’ visit to the United States is now less than five months away. As the papal visit draws nearer, the planning for the pontiff’s arrival are being kicked into high gear. It’s been announced that the pope will stay at the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion when he visits. It is customary for the pope to stay […]
May 8, 2015
trash

Bill Takes Aim at Philly Trash Issues

City councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has sponsored a bill that takes aim at the city’s “Filthadelphia” image. It’s a known fact that Philadelphia has a serious litter issue. Sidewalks, vacant lots, alleys, and corners have all become resting spots for trash, sullying the city’s image. Offenders habitually drop their trash, heedless of the detrimental effect they are having on their […]
May 7, 2015
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Get Ready to Get Medieval at the Philly Renaissance Faire

Come all ye lords and ladies! Philadelphia is getting its own Renaissance Faire. Set in tranquil Fairmount Park, the faire will be an experiment of sorts for its organizers. Every fall there is the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire that takes place in Lancaster County, an hour and a half away from the city, but there has up until this point been […]
May 6, 2015
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Genghis Khan Exhibit Brings Conqueror to Philly

A special exhibit on Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan is coming to the Franklin Institute in three days. On May 9th, “Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life” will roll into town with artwork and artifacts commemorating the life of the warlord. The show debuted at the Houston Museum of Natural Science back in 2009 and has since toured the United […]
May 5, 2015
3 cities

Taste of 3 Cities Comes to Philadelphia

Food trucks are super hot right now. Accordingly, festivals involving food trucks are popping up all across the United States – and Philadelphia is no exception. The city, along with Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, will play host to the Taste of 3 Cities food truck festival and competition on Saturday, May 9th. Starting at 12 noon and going until 9 […]
May 4, 2015
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Philadelphia DAs: Pre-K Would Be a Great Bet

Four district attorneys from the greater Philadelphia area got together with a group called Fight Crime: Invest In Kids to give a presentation on why Pennsylvania should consider investing in universal pre-kindergarten education for all children. Attending the presentation were District Attorneys Risa Ferman, Montgomery County; Seth Williams, Philadelphia; Jack Whelan, Delaware County; and Tom Hogan, Chester County. The crux […]
May 1, 2015
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Mayor Will Allow 3D Urban Billboards In Center City

Mayor Michael Nutter has signed a controversial deal that will allow for two three-dimensional “urban billboards” in Center City. The displays, which were proposed some time ago, will mark a whole new experience in city advertising – a revolution that doesn’t please many detractors. The billboards are formally known as Urban Experiential Displays, or UEDs. The UEDs will take the […]
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